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G&CC Atoms capture Regional Silver Stick title

Four SMMHA ‘BB’ teams advance as far as semi-finals MINOR HOCKEY By Pat Payton Special to the Independent NIAGARA – St. Marys Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms punched their ticket to the 2018 International Silver Stick championship here last week. Dan Schiedel’s squad won all six of their games to capture the Pelham Regional…

ANAF Bantams’ coach sees positive signs going forward

By Pat Payton Special to the Independent Despite a 2-1 home-ice loss to South Huron Sabres on Dec. 13, coach Brandon Boyd sees positive signs going forward with his ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams. Sabres’ goalie Tomas Brintnell was plain and simply the difference in this Shamrock League game, frustrating Rock shooters all night. “I’ve been told…

Legion Minor Midgets hitting their stride

Team goes 2-1-1 in recent four-game stretch By Pat Payton Special to the Independent Coach Owen Penney thinks his Royal Canadian Legion Minor Midgets are hitting their stride at the right time of the season. After a couple of losses to start the month of December, the Legion Rock recently went 2-1-1 in four Tri-County…

Lincs acquire new defenceman

Chris Carr-Ansah hails from Mississauga By Pat Payton Special to the Independent In a rather complicated trade, involving a handful of Junior teams, St. Marys Lincolns have acquired a new defenceman. Chris Carr-Ansah, 17, made his debut with the Lincs last Friday night against Sarnia. The Mississauga native, who is 6 ft., 3 inches and…

G&CC Atoms down Irish 7-2

Team also posts two road wins on weekend By Pat Payton Special to the Independent St. Marys Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms got another balanced scoring attack in a 7-2 Shamrock League victory over Lucan Irish on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at the PRC. Pacing the offence was forward Jayden Tipping, who clicked for two…

Dunny’s Atom AE Rock win Blenheim tourney

Just two weeks after winning the International Silver Stick Regional Finals, the Dunny’s Atom AE Rock hockey team were at it again this past weekend in Blenheim. In the Golden Acres Tournament in Blenheim, the Rock cruised through the three-game round robin, defeating their opposition by a combined score of 26-1. In the tournament finals…

Lorentz brings home silvermedal from Worlds

2017 competition held in Orlando, Fla. By Pat Payton (Special to the Independent) ORLANDO, Fla. – A silver medal at the Worlds! That’s what 11-year-old Jalyne Lorentz brought home from the 2017 World Karate and Kickboxing championships here recently at the Wyndham Orlando Resort International. A member of the Stonetown Karate Centre, Jalyne captured silver…