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Lincs finish schedule with busy stretch

By Pat Payton It’s going to be a photo finish in the GOJHL’s Western Conference. Three teams–including the St. Marys Lincolns–are fighting for two playoff spots . . . and one won’t make it. After league action Monday, Feb. 19 (Family Day), Komoka Kings (11-29-4-3) have 29 points, Strathroy Rockets (11-31-2-4) have 28 points and…

G&CC Atoms advance to provincial semi-finals

Rock sidelines Devils, will now meet NOTL Wolves By Pat Payton Offence wins games and defence wins championships, the old adage says. The Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms earned a berth in the provincial semi-finals with a pair of strong defensive efforts this past weekend. At the PRC Sunday, Dan Schiedel’s squad skated to…

Firefighter Peewees win 6-1, sweep Thunder

Advance to meet Pelham Panthers in OMHA semi-finals By Pat Payton It’s on to Pelham for the Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewees. On Monday night at the PRC, Dwain Smith’s squad completed a three-game sweep of their best-of-five OMHA quarter-final playoff series with a 6-1 victory over the Caledonia Thunder. Caledonia is a good team, but St.…

Schiedel line sparks Firefighters in opener

Rock quiets Caledonia Thunder 5-2 on Monday night at PRC By Pat Payton The Caledonia Thunder couldn’t contain the Schiedel line Monday night at the PRC. The trio of centre Jimmy Schiedel, and wingers Owen and Ian Boyd combined for four goals and eight total points in a 5-2 Firefighter Peewees’ victory over the Thunder.…

Great team and individual results by DCVI skiers

At Huron-Perth and WOSSAA championships in Duntroon By Pat Payton DUNTROON – The DCVI Nordic ski team posted great team and individual results here last week (Feb. 6) at the Huron-Perth championships at Highlands Nordic, south of Collingwood. Ethan Aarts won the gold medal for the Junior boys team, and Owen Wrigley captured the bronze.…

Lincs probably need four wins to make playoffs

Seven regular-season games remaining By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns have games in hand on both Strathroy Rockets and Komoka Kings. But Lincs probably need to win four of their remaining seven games if they want to secure a Western Conference playoff berth. This past weekend, Lincolns (9-27-2-5) managed to gain just one point in…