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Quite a week for long-time SMMHA volunteer

Kristene McCurdy new president and Pethick Memorial Award winner By Pat Payton It was a week to remember for Kristene McCurdy. On May 1, the long-time St. Marys minor hockey volunteer was elected president of the association for 2018-19. Then just seven days later, McCurdy received the Pethick Memorial Award at the SMMHA’s annual awards…

Kristene McCurdy third woman to head SMMHA

St. Marys minor hockey holds its annual AGM recently By Pat Payton St. Marys Minor Hockey Association has its third woman president in its storied history, which now dates back over 60 years. Kristene McCurdy will head the association during the 2018-19 season. She was elected to the position at the SMMHA’s annual AGM (Annual…

Senior girls earn first victory of H-P season

Senior boys move in fourth place alone By Pat Payton The DCVI Senior girls soccer team posted their first win of the Huron-Perth League season last Tuesday on home turf. Five different Salukis scored goals in a convincing 5-0 victory over Mitchell Blue Devils. Becky Knarr (bicycle kick), Alli Struthers, defender Sarah Black, Emma Bryans…

Pitch, Hit, Run event held at Hall of Fame

Second round of competition scheduled for May 26 The opening round of the Scotts Pitch and Run skills competition for youngsters was held this past Saturday on the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum grounds. Boys and girls, aged 7-14, competed in three separate events: the players’ ability to throw strikes, a timed running…

Midgets field 14-member squad

By Pat Payton The St. Marys Midget-Junior girls are scheduled to play their first Huron-Perth Fastball League home game next Tuesday, May 22 against Milverton. The team, which is again sponsored by Veterinary Purchasing Co. in St. Marys, will play a 22-game regular schedule. Their home games are Tuesday nights at Teddy’s Field, starting at…

Marcel Scheele off to Saint Mary’s in Halifax

DCVI distance runner gets track scholarship at Nova Scotia university By Pat Payton Marcel Scheele has spent the past four years competing as a St. Marys Saluki. Now, the DCVI distance runner is planning to spend the next four as a member of the Saint Mary’s Huskies track and field team. Scheele, last year’s OFSAA…

Lincs’ annual ‘Golf Day’ quickly approaching

Saturday, May 26 at St. Marys G&CC By Pat Payton St. Marys Jr. ‘B’ Lincolns ‘Golf Day’ is quickly approaching. The annual fundraising event is Saturday, May 26 at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. “We’re hoping to get the tournament as full as possible,” tourney convener Dan Murrell says. The tournament format is again…

Stonetown Karate members have been very busy

By Pat Payton Members of the Stonetown Karate Centre have been quite active lately, competing in area martial arts tournaments. Jalyne Lorentz kicked off a busy stretch for SKC athletes when she travelled to the Brampton Soccer Centre to compete in the Shiva Fighters Karate Cup 2018. It’s an international open tournament. The 11-year-old Lorentz…

Scotts Pitch, Hit, Run skills contest Saturday

Event takes place at CBHFM’s King Field St. Marys Minor Ball, along with Scotts and Major League Baseball, is teaming up to run the 2018 Scotts Pitch Hit & Run skills contest for youngsters at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s King Field this Saturday, May 12, starting at 10 a.m. Boys and…

Senior boys post first win of the H-P season

By Joel Azzano LISTOWEL – On Tuesday, May 1, the DCVI Senior soccer teams travelled here for Huron-Perth League action. In the first game, Saluki boys squad was up against the host Listowel Lightning. The ‘Lukes were playing strong the whole game, putting the Lightning under a lot of pressure. However, a lucky bounce gave…