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Creamery Juniors add Canadian title to their laurels

Fastball team went undefeated at the 1988 national championship in Lloydminster, Alta. By Pat Payton After a bitter loss to Napanee in the 1987 finals in Ottawa, St. Marys Creamery Juniors’ goal the following summer was to win the Ontario Eliminations and represent the province at the Canadian championship tournament in Lloydminster, Alta. As the…

Jacob Bloomfield named Lincs’ new team captain

Veteran centre will help young players adjust to rigors of Jr. ‘B’ hockey By Pat Payton Jacob Bloomfield says he will lead by example. But the 19-year-old centreman will also be vocal on the bench and in the dressing room when he has to be. The St. Marys Lincolns recently named Bloomfield as their team…

Lincolns’ AGM on Aug. 10

Virtual zoom meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. The St. Marys Lincolns are holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) next Monday, Aug. 10. The Virtual zoom meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Contact Lincs’ secretary Pete Frehner at pfrehner@live.ca to register. The membership fee is $25. Membership dues can be e-transferred to treasurer Stew…

Kristene McCurdy agrees to third term as SMMHA president

By Pat Payton During St. Marys minor hockey’s on-line AGM meeting last Tuesday, July 28, Kristene McCurdy agreed to a third term as president of the association. It’s possibly the first time in minor hockey history that a member will serve three consecutive terms as SMMHA president. Other members of the 2020-21 executive include: first…

Remembering a great team — the Creamery Juniors

St. Marys battled back to win 1988 provincial Eliminations, earned trip to nationals By Pat Payton St. Marys was a fastball hotbed back in the 1980s. During that decade, there seemed to be a tournament down at Teddy’s Field every weekend of the summer . . . on every long weekend for sure. Games would…

Lincolns set in net with Andrus and Wheeler

Defenceman Mulder joining Trenton Golden Hawks of the OJHL By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns will have two new goaltenders stopping pucks when the 2020-21 GOJHL season starts sometime this fall. Lincs recently got Ryan Wheeler’s name on a players’ card. The 17-year-old joins veteran goalie Sean Andrus, 19, who the Lincolns signed earlier this…

Shootouts, chip-offs decide ‘Battle of Gowanbrae’

Two-day, 36-hole July event held on weekend at St. Marys G&CC By Pat Payton Shootouts and chip-offs! There was lots of excitement as the annual ‘Battle of Gowanbrae’ was held this past weekend at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. A total of 96 golfers took part in the two-day, 36-hole July event. There were…

Colin Hood OFSAA award winners announced

Muir, Duncan, Marcou honoured during DCVI’s Virtual Awards Ceremony By Pat Payton St. Marys DCVI athletes Ally Muir and Simon Duncan and teacher/coach Chris Marcou were presented with Colin Hood OFSAA awards on June 18. It was the night DCVI held a Virtual Awards Ceremony, organized by teacher/coach Annette Wrigley, to honour their top athletes…