What is going on in St. Marys Sports.

DCVI track team preparing for Huron-Perth meets

By Pat Payton The recent cold and wet weather forced the DCVI track and field team to do quite a bit of training indoors in preparation for the 2018 season. The DCVI squad is comprised of over 30 athletes this year. A couple of Salukis to keep an eye on are distance runners Marcel Scheele…

Annual Blue Jays clinic

Lots of balls in the air. Eighty-five youngsters braved chilly temperatures to take part in the annual Blue Jays’ fundamentals clinic last Sunday at the Hall of Fame’s King Field. The Pitch, Hit and Run competition is scheduled for Saturday, May 12. (Payton photos)

It’s tennis time . . .

It’s finally time for tennis! The weather has caught up with the calendar and it’s time to hit the courts. Teen and adult players of all skill levels, even beginners, are invited to the St. Marys Social Tennis Club’s mixed drop-in nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Play mixed doubles with a…

Senior girls open with two Huron-Perth ties

Senior boys earn draw before loss to St. Anne’s By Pat Payton STRATFORD – No wins, no losses, but two 0-0 ties. That’s the way the Huron-Perth regular season started for the DCVI Senior girls soccer team here last Tuesday at Cowan Field, the impressive new astro-turf soccer pitch that opened late last summer. In…

Brookshaw finishes Junior career on a strong note

Thorndale area native played five years in the GOJHL By Pat Payton LONDON – London Nationals’ coach Pat Powers gave Carson Brookshaw very high praise during the recent GOJHL Sutherland Cup semi-finals. “Every time Carson steps on the ice, he’s the exact same player,” Powers said following a 2-1 overtime win over Listowel Cyclones in…

Overholt accepts track scholarship at Cornell

St. Marys native’s specialty is the hurdles By Pat Payton Stratford St. Michael Catholic Secondary School has produced many fine athletes in several different sports over the years. Brooke Overholt, however, is in a class by herself. The Grade 12 student is the first Warrior to obtain a NCAA Division 1 track and field scholarship…

Lincs commit to several players at spring camp

Almost 90 prospects take part in three-day event at PRC By Pat Payton The building process has begun for St. Marys Lincolns. Lincs committed to several talented players at their spring prospects camp at the PRC this past weekend. Lincolns are rebuilding with youth, and the Hockey Operations staff is hoping these young players will…

SPORTS SHORTS

BLUE JAYS INSTRUCTIONAL CLINIC THIS SUNDAY The Blue Jays Baseball Academy is proud to announce its Honda Instructional Clinic schedule for 2018. St. Marys Minor ball is hosting the Blue Jays Honda Instructional Clinics on Sunday, April 29 at the Hall of Fame from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is open for boys and…