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Valcke, Ghosts win U-19 national softball title

St. Marys resident Mia Valcke and the Waterloo Ghosts recently won the national championship in 19-U women’s softball, the first ever for the Ghosts’ organization. Valcke, and two of her teammates from Stratford, Skyler Stockie and Claire Lavereau, all had great tournaments in British Columbia Ghosts, who went undefeated, edged Windsor Wildcats 6-5 in extra…

A gold, two seconds for rower Grace Hutton

At recent Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catharines By Pat Payton ST. CATHARINES – A gold and two second-place finishes! That’s what Grace Hutton brought home from the 2018 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta held here recently. With results like that, there’s a great chance it will get the 17-year-old Medina resident on the national…

Hartwick team wins Douglas Memorial tourney

Event has now raised over $20,000 for St. Marys Minor Hockey Association By Pat Payton The team of Brian Hartwick, his sons Josh and Matt, and Bill Rysnik fired a 12-under-par score of 53 to capture the 6th annual Gary Douglas Memorial golf tournament Saturday at River Valley Golf and Country Club. A total of…

Lincolns open with 4-0 victory over Redhawks

By Pat Payton It was a good pre-season start for St. Marys Lincolns Saturday afternoon at the PRC. Three first-period goals–in a span of less than six minutes–helped propel the Lincs to a 4-0 victory over Cambridge Redhawks (formerly the Guelph Hurricanes) of the Midwestern Conference. Exhibition games often come with their fair share of…

K-W Optimists hold 38th annual mixed slow pitch tournament

Allie Stehlik, of the Terrible T’s, swings at a pitch she likes during their Saturday game against Team Northern. K-W Optimists’ Cliff Thomson, left, presents the ‘A’ Trophy Sunday to Dave Thomson, of the Squirrelly’s Nuts team. The Squirrelly’s Nuts team were the ‘A’ champions for the first time ever this past weekend in Kirkton.…

Midgets hosting H-P playoff tournament

This weekend at Teddy’s Field, King diamond The Huron-Perth Fastball League year-end playoff tournament for Midget-Junior girls will be held in St. Marys this weekend, Aug. 17-19. Ten of the 12 teams in the division will be taking part in the true double-knockout format. Games will be held at Teddy’s Field and the King diamond…

Maxwell powers Vet. Purchasing Midgets past Thunder

Team finishes H-P regular schedule on winning note By Pat Payton Coaches Rob and Kelly Wiffen are hoping it’s a good tune-up for the upcoming Huron-Perth Fastball League playoff tournament as the Veterinary Purchasing Midget girls completed their 22-game regular schedule with a convincing win last Tuesday night at Teddy’s Field. Sparked by Ashlyn Maxwell’s…

Few roster spots open with Jr. ‘B’ Lincolns

Team looking for two forwards, two defencemen as training camp starts Thursday By Pat Payton Jim MacEachern is making no secret of it. The St. Marys Lincolns’ Director of Hockey Operations says the GOJHL team has only four roster spots open going into training camp, which begins tonight (Aug. 16) at the PRC. Lincs currently…

Juggernauts stumble with two losses, but stay in first

Huge game this Friday at DCVI against second-place Carib Stars By Pat Payton ST. COLUMBAN – After starting the month of August with a solid 5-2 home-field win over Oakridge Attack, St. Marys Juggernauts stumbled a little last week–dropping back-to-back WOSL games. Here Saturday, Juggernauts lost 3-0 to the surging Irish ‘A’. It was the…

Mosquito White team claims WOBA Div. 2 title

Boreham, Henderson supply one-two punch in Sunday’s final By Pat Payton Grayson Boreham and Colton Henderson were a one-two punch for the St. Marys Mosquito White team Sunday afternoon at Teddy’s Field. Starter Boreham was outstanding, pitching six and one-third innings of stellar baseball to lead the White squad to a 6-2 victory over the…