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Over 100 golfers play in Ladies Spring Scramble

A happy group. This local foursome were all smiles after recording a nice par on the No. 16 hole during last Thursday’s Ladies Scramble. From left are: Cheryl Chesla, Loretta Czernis, Marie Stevens and Linda Cooke. (Payton photo) Luann Quinn, of Forest, made a nice chip and then the putt to give her team a…

Parsons third in Champions event

By Pat Payton STOUFFVILLE – The 2018 Golf Ontario ‘Champion of Champions’ was held here at Spring Lakes Golf Club last week. The categories included: Men’s, Senior Men’s, Women’s and Senior Women’s. In the Senior Men’s division, Rich Parsons, of St. Marys Golf and Country Club, fired a one-under-par 71 in windy conditions to finish…

More 2017-18 St. Marys Minor Hockey award winners

Katie McCurdy, right, accepts the Lindsay Atkinson Memorial Award for most sportsmanlike female, on and off the ice, in the SMMHA. Making the presentation are family members Maggie Gregory, left, Joan Atkinson and Pat Craigmile. (Payton photos) Family member Dan Schiedel presents the Terry Crisp Award to Legion Minor Midgets’ forward Lake Taylor, right. The…

Kaleb Pearson, Tyson Baker recognized by the OHA

By Pat Payton Kaleb Pearson and Tyson Baker, two young men from this area who have bright futures in the game, have been recognized by the Ontario Hockey Association in its 2017-18 year-end awards. Pearson, of St. Marys, was selected to the OHA’s Top Prospects team for 2017-18. The talented forward, who turns 18 next…

Lorentz, Medd earn spots on Team Canada

National karate tryouts held this past weekend in Ottawa By Pat Payton OTTAWA – Two members of the Stonetown Karate Centre, Jalyne Lorentz and Brady Medd, qualified to compete for Team Canada at the 2018 World Karate championships later this year. The national tryouts were held here at Delta City Centre this past weekend, May…

Proceeds from tournament going to Haitian school

By Pat Payton Proceeds from this Saturday’s Hope for Haiti golf tournament will help fund the building of a new school in Pisson, Haiti. The annual fundraising tourney is being held at River Valley Golf and Country Club. To register, call the golf club at 519-225-2329. “We’ve been working on a school at Pisson for…

Tough day for Senior boys soccer team

Senior girls manage win over Panthers By Joel Azzano EXETER – On Tuesday, May 15, the St. Marys DCVI Senior teams travelled here to South Huron to continue their Huron-Perth soccer seasons. After a warm-up, and 15 minutes of waiting, the girls game against Central Huron was suspended because the Phoenix thought the games were…

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…