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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,…

Twenty-four teams competing in A-E tourney

Dunny’s Atoms, HBC Peewees and Frayne Bantams taking part this weekend By Pat Payton St. Marys Minor Hockey Association is again hosting an Additional-Entry boys hockey tournament. The 24-team A-E event goes this weekend, Oct. 19-21, at the Pyramid Rec. Centre and teams are coming from as far away as Huntsville, Penetang and Pelham. The…

Stonetown Karate Centre members post great results

At Ontario Grand Nationals event in London By Pat Payton LONDON – Several young members from the Stonetown Karate Centre posted great results here at a recent competition. Brothers Fox and Finley Houston, Jaseena Cates, Nathan Campbell and Jalyne Lorentz combined to bring home two firsts, four seconds and one third from the Ontario Grand…

DCVI Field Hockey ties Mitchell Blue Devils

The Field Hockey team took to the pitch yesterday in chilly conditions to face the Listowel Lightning and the Mitchell Blue Devils.  Having faced both teams earlier in the season, the Salukis having been preparing for the re-matches with a different style of play and were eager to put it into practice. In the opening…