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Easter Monday ball clinic

STRATFORD – An Easter Monday baseball/softball clinic, featuring fun-instructional, contests and games, will be held here Monday, Apr. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at Pinnacle Fieldhouse Training Academy, 533 Romeo St., Stratford (enter driveway on left, stay left of guard house, park 100m down in front of the…

Dunny’s Atoms force fifth and deciding game

This Saturday afternoon in Port Elgin By Pat Payton It’s now a one-game showdown for all the marbles! The Dunny’s Source for Sports Atoms forced a fifth and deciding game in their OMHA A-E final with a 4-1 victory over Saugeen Shores Storm last Sunday afternoon at the PRC. Game 5 is this Saturday in…

G&CC Atoms leave everything on the ice

Midland goalie the difference in OMHA ‘BB’ final series By Pat Payton St. Marys Golf and Country Club Atoms left everything on the ice Saturday afternoon at the PRC. Midland Centennials’ goalie Mason Downs was the difference, plus a couple of goals from forward Drew Robson. Downs stopped everything the Atom Rock could throw at…

Hard work pays off for Landscaping Atoms

By Pat Payton Hard work has certainly paid for the Landscaping Atom girls. Since Christmas, the Atoms have played their best hockey and head coach Jeff Richardson says there are a couple of good reasons for that. “We are a hard-working team,” Richardson told the Independent recently. “We are a team that tries to put…

Firefighter Peewees can hold their heads high

Team gives Napanee Stars terrific battle on home ice By Pat Payton The Firefighter Peewees can hold their heads high! Dwain Smith’s squad thrilled home-town fans this past weekend with two very entertaining hockey games against the Napanee Stars. After a convincing 6-1 victory on Saturday night, Firefighters dropped a tough 3-2 decision to the…

Great results for Stonetown Karate Centre

By Pat Payton ILDERTON – Two firsts and five seconds! It was a great day for Stonetown Karate Centre members who competed in the Ilderton Open Karate tournament here recently at Oxbow Public School. Two of the younger members of the club both brought home first and second-place trophies in the 6-and-under Intermediate division. Nathan…

Dunny’s A-E Atoms tie provincial final 1-1

Greig fires pair in 4-2 home-ice win Sunday By Pat Payton It’s now a best-of-three series. In Game 2 last Sunday afternoon at the PRC, two third-period goals lifted the Dunny’s Source for Sports A-E Atoms to a 4-2 victory over the Saugeen Shores Storm. The Rock win tied the best-of-five OMHA final at one…

ANAF Bantams complete comeback

Oust South Kent in fifth and deciding game By Pat Payton It was quite the comeback by the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams! Trailing two games to none to South Kent Lightning in their best-of-five Shamrock Hockey League playoff series, Brandon Boyd’s squad roared back to win the next three games. After losing the first two games…

Firefighter Peewees lose first two in Napanee

Series returns to St. Marys this weekend By Pat Payton NAPANEE – It appears the Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewees are facing an uphill battle in their provincial final. Here Sunday afternoon, Dwain Smith’s squad dropped a 7-2 decision to the home-town Stars and now trail the best-of-five OMHA ‘BB’ championship series 2-0. It’s the first time…