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Stonetown Karate Centre members busy, successful

By Pat Payton Busy and successful. That’s how you could describe several martial arts enthusiasts at Stonetown Karate Centre. SKC members recently competed in three out-of-town events, bringing home good results from tournaments in Listowel, Waterloo and Ottawa. Two youngsters from the Karate Centre competed at the Midwestern Ontario Open tourney. Nathan Campbell was in…

London entry win tournament by retrogression

Rotary golf event held last Thursday at St. Marys G&CC The London entry of Paul Noad, Matthew Awad, Brent Costigan and Peter Morrison captured the 2018 St. Marys Rotary Club golf tournament last Thursday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. The Noad team, along with the local team of Stewart Grant, Chris Connolly, Clive…

Offence on fire for Vet. Purchasing Midget girls

A total of 54 runs in last three fastball games By Pat Payton Their offence has been on fire! In the last three games, all convincing victories, the Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Junior girls team has scored a whopping 54 runs. Last Tuesday night at Teddy’s Field, Rob Wiffen’s squad swept a Huron-Perth Fastball League doubleheader–hammering Sweaburg…

Lincolns continue to build with young prospects

Team high on local defenceman Jack Lucas By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns are staying true to their word . . . and going young. At a players’ signing session on June 2, Lincs inked their first seven players for the 2018-19 GOJHL season. Forwards Griffin Wilson, Josh Martin and Mason Goldie are 17 years…

Scheele repeats as OFSAA Steeplechase winner

Overholt just misses a medal in hurdles By Pat Payton TORONTO – Marcel Scheele proved why he is one of the best Under-20 men’s Steeplechase runners in the country here this past weekend at the 2018 OFSAA track and field championships at York University. On Friday, the 18-year-old St. Marys DCVI student defended his Men’s…

Lincs commit to 10 players for 2018-19 season

By Pat Payton It didn’t take St. Marys Jr. ‘B’ Lincolns long to start signing players for the 2018-19 GOJHL season. Just one day after receiving their cards from the Ontario Hockey Association, Lincs inked seven players at a team barbecue Saturday. Director of Hockey Operations Jim MacEachern announced that Lincolns have also committed to…

Season ends for Senior soccer teams

By Joel Azzano STRATFORD – On Tuesday, May 22 the DCVI Senior soccer season ended. The girls and boys teams started off the day against the strong St. Mikes Warriors and lost 8-0 and 4-0, respectively. Unlucky bounces led to the Huron-Perth losses. Moving on to the second games of the day, the Senior girls…

Grant team wins Lincolns ‘Golf Day’ tourney

About 100 golfers take part Saturday at St. Marys G&CC By Pat Payton Stew Grant’s team can always reflect back fondly on a couple of holes they played very well Saturday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Grant and teammates Scott Lobb, Chris Connolly and Troy Carter birdied the always-tough par 4 No. 3…

It’s been quite a journey for Matt Dalton

Former Lincs’ goalie nows plays pro hockey in South Korea By Pat Payton It’s been quite the hockey journey for former St. Marys Lincolns’ goalie Matt Dalton. And it’s far from over for the 31-year-old Clinton native. Dalton was guest speaker following the Lincs’ annual ‘Golf Day’ dinner at St. Marys Golf and Country Club…

Aarts lowers times, wins two WOSSAA races

By Pat Payton LONDON – The next star distance runner at St. Marys DCVI showed his stuff here last week at the 86th annual WOSSAA track and field championships. Grade 9 student Ethan Aarts won both the Midget boys’ 1,500-metre and 3,000-metre races at TD Waterhouse Stadium on the University of Western Ontario campus. Aarts…