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Lincs battle Rockets to double-OT tie Saturday

Huge home games this month against Strathroy, Komoka JUNIOR HOCKEY By Pat Payton STRATHROY – February is going to be both busy and interesting for the playoff-seeking St. Marys Lincolns. Going into the final month of the regular schedule, Lincs still had 13 games to play–the most of any GOJHL team. On three consecutive Friday…

Henderson powers G&CC Atoms to 2-0 series lead

OMHA PLAYOFFS By Pat Payton STRATHROY – Sparked by centre Colton Henderson’s three goals, the Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms skated to a convincing 7-2 victory over the home-town Jr. Rockets here Tuesday night. The win gives Dan Schiedel’s squad a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-five, second-round OMHA playoff series. Game 3 is…

Frayne A-E Bantams faced with must-win situation

After losing 1-0 to Dorchester last Sunday By Pat Payton The Frayne Custom Cabinets A-E Bantams have allowed just one goal in three OMHA playoff games, but already they’re facing a must-win situation. At the PRC last Sunday, Brent Rae’s squad dropped a 1-0 nail-biter to Dorchester Dragons. The loss left the Rock with a…

U-14 Snipers douse the Wildfire

Larmer has big game for St. Marys WATERLOO – The Cascade and Optimist U-14 St Marys Snipers travelled to Waterloo on Saturday, Jan. 20  to take on the Waterloo Wildfire.  Just a few short minutes into the game, Jill Sterkenburg scored with an assist by Anaya Larmer to start things off right. It didn’t take…

DCVI swimmers compete well at Huron-Perth championships

Lagace, Jantzi qualify for WOSSAA in February Amazing results were achieved by the small but mighty DCVI Saluki swim team at the Huron-Perth Conference championships at the PRC pool last Tuesday, Jan. 16. Eric Lagace claimed first place in the Senior boys 200-metre freestyle, and also in the highly competitive Senior boys 100-metre freestyle–qualifying him…

Team Nunavut starts Saturday against Quebec

Shackleton skipping rink at Scotties in Penticton CURLING By Pat Payton PENTICTON, B.C. – Team Nunavut, skipped by St. Marys resident Amie Shackleton, will play seven round-robin games at the upcoming Scotties Tournament of Hearts, starting Saturday. The 2018 Canadian women’s curling championship will be held here at South Okanagan Events Centre Jan. 27 to…

Norampac Peewees lose heartbreaker

At recent Woodstock Wildcats tournament MINOR HOCKEY WOODSTOCK – The Norampac Peewee girls lost a heartbreaker in the early Sunday morning semi-finals at the recent 22nd annual Woodstock Wildcats tournament, Jan. 4-7. Goalie Kiera Akey started the tournament off with a shutout of the host Wildcats team Friday morning, leading her Norampac squad to a…

ANAF Bantams complete comeback against Rockets

Shackleton, penalty-killers stand tall in Game 5 in Strathroy OMHA PLAYOFFS By Pat Payton STRATHROY – Sparked by the great goaltending of Nolan Shackleton and solid penalty-killing all night, the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams emerged with a 1-0 Game 5 victory over the home-town Jr. Rockets here last Friday night. The win gave St. Marys the…