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DCVI field hockey team defeats Huskies, Eagles

Shawna Nelson has big day with five goals The DCVI field hockey team hosted Stratford Northwestern and Clinton St. Anne’s on Oct. 15 in Huron-Perth League play. In the opener against the Huskies, Salukis immediately put the pressure on, but a much improved NWSS defensive unit kept St. Marys from scoring early in the game.…

G&CC Atoms off to a great 2018-19 start

Team reaches semi-finals at recent tournament in Tillsonburg By Pat Payton St. Marys Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms are another SMMHA team off to a great start this 2018-19 season. The Atoms currently have a 4-1 record in Shamrock League action, out-scoring their opponents 19-5 in the process. Overall, in 13 games to date,…

HBC Peewees finalists in A-E tournament at PRC

Rock team plays well, wins four games on weekend By Pat Payton The coaching staff of the Home Building Centre Peewees were looking at the “glass half-full, instead of half-empty” this past weekend. Despite losing 4-0 to Dorchester Dragons in Sunday afternoon’s championship game, the coaches were pleased with how the team played overall in…

Atoms, Bantams involved in a lot of close games

In annual A-E tournament this past weekend at the PRC By Pat Payton The Dunny’s Source for Sports Atoms and the Frayne Custom Cabinets Bantams were both involved in a lot of close, nail-biting games in the annual Additional-Entry tournament this past weekend at the PRC. Matt King’s Atoms played four games and out-scored their…

Great day for the Salukis at Huron-Perth meet

Ethan Aarts wins Junior boys cross-country race at Clinton By Pat Payton CLINTON – Ten top-10 individual finishes and six top-three finishes in the team category! It was quite a day for the St. Marys DCVI team at the annual Huron-Perth cross-country running championships here last Thursday at St. Anne’s Catholic Secondary School. Leading the…

Lincolns earn road win in St. Thomas

By Stewart Grant Three weeks ago, the St. Thomas Stars came into the Lincolns’ home rink and left with a 4-1 victory. Last Sunday, the ever-improving St. Marys squad returned the favour and skated off with a convincing 6-2 victory at the Joe Thornton Community Centre. Cal Horvat opened the scoring for St. Thomas just…

Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewees off to a strong start

Hodkinson line returns intact; six players back from last season By Pat Payton Coach Dwain Smith says his 2018-19 Firefighter Peewees have loads of speed, skill and hockey knowledge. “Every one of our kids can skate and handle the puck,” Smith said in a recent interview with the Independent. “I’m amazed at their hockey sense,…