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U-12 Petites heading to Provincials in Soo in April

Ringette team currently fundraising for their trip north; spaghetti dinner Feb. 10 By Pat Payton SAULT STE. MARIE – The St. Marys U-12 Provincial Petite team will be travelling here for the Provincial ringette tournament, April 2-5. The team is currently fundraising for their trip north and is looking for sponsorship. The Snipers are also…

Legion Midgets complete 3-0 sweep of Mooretown

MOORETOWN – The Royal Canadian Legion A-E Midgets completed a three-game sweep of the Jr. Flags here last Wednesday night. A shortened bench due to injury and exams was met head-on by a determined 11-player Rock team, who skated to a 4-1 victory. “The boys came out hard and took control of the game from…

Lincs gain just one point in two weekend losses

Team has to get back to the basics, says coach McClement By Pat Payton The St. Marys Lincolns have to get back to the drawing board as they head towards the Western Conference playoffs, says coach Trent McClement. McClement made the comment after the Lincs lost a two-goal lead for the second consecutive night, dropping…

Alumni honouring players from team’s early era

By Pat Payton The St. Marys Lincolns’ Alumni group will hold a special night this Saturday, Feb. 1, honouring all surviving players and executive members from the inaugural year (1956-57) to the 1962-63 championship season. About 30 former players and executives from that era are expected to attend. After dinner in the End Zone room,…

Two more victories for U-16 Snipers, now 13-2

In WRRL action this past week, the St. Marys U-16 Snipers improved to 13-2 as they defeated Goderich and Kitchener in ringette play. Last Thursday, the Snipers travelled to Goderich to take on the 1-10 Ice Crushers. The game was back and forth in the first half as the teams skated to a 4-4 tie…

ANAF Bantams advance with 3-2 Game 5 victory

Firefighter Peewees sidelined in Game 6 Sunday in Dorchester By Pat Payton STRATHROY – Coach Dale Switzer thinks an early goal here Sunday was a big reason for the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams’ 3-2 victory over the Jr. Rockets. The huge win gave his team the best-of-five, opening-round OMHA playoff series three games to two. It…

Stellar performance by Salukis at H-P swim meet

Three top-place finishes for Zoe Fadelle; Brennan, Pfaff also earn firsts Congratulations to the DCVI swim team for a stellar performance at the Huron-Perth championship meet last Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the PRC pool. Three first-place finishes went to Zoe Fadelle, including one in the 100-metre butterfly. Niamh Brennan also earned first place in the…

Nordic ski team has great start to New Year

WIARTON – The DCVI Salukis skiers hit the trails early last week in Hepworth for their first official race of the New Year. “With the dismal wet weather experienced recently in St. Marys, we were thankful to ski on their beautiful trails,” coach Annette Wrigley said. The large DCVI team had several outstanding finishes. In…

Peewees, Bantams compete well in Port Huron

Both teams win twice against ‘A’ opponents at International Silver Stick tourney By Pat Payton PORT HURON, Mich. – The Firefighter Peewees and ANAF Bantams represented St. Marys minor hockey very well at the 2020 International Silver Stick tournament here this past weekend. Both ‘BB’ teams showed they could play against top-ranked ‘A’ calibre opponents,…