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Lincolns welcome new president Brandon Boyd

Pair of new coaches includes former NHLer Mark Bell By Dan Rankin The St. Marys Lincolns’ front office and bench staff will both receive an infusion of young blood in the coming season, as St. Marys native Brandon Boyd, 25, has been selected as the organization’s new president, and former NHLer Mark Bell, who turns…

Stapleton resigns as Lincolns President

It was announced this week that Steve Stapleton has tendered his resignation as President of the St. Marys Lincolns. A press release from the organization stated that, “over the past five years, including nearly three years as team president, Steve has committed a huge amount of his personal time towards the operation of the team’s…

What if St. Marys had its own Olympic Team?

By Stewart Grant As all of the participating countries work on finalizing their Summer Olympics rosters, we thought it would be interesting to try and answer the hypothetical question, “What if St. Marys (and surrounding area) was a country participating in the Olympics? What athletes should we send for each sport?” Send us a note…

Bounce into summer at the Quarry!

The Quarry’s big, new water trampoline was being put to good use this week, serving as a more-than-suitable replacement for some of the other amenities that have been closed or removed over the years. The new attraction has several rules swimmers must abide by, including that there may be only six people jumping on the…

Town approves Linc’s advertising wall

Up to 28 sponsors planned St. Marys Lincolns President Stephen Stapleton sent a letter to Town Council asking for permission to sell advertising on the east wall of the Roc k Rink. The letter states that the Lincolns are a community team and as such need added revenue to run the team. It also states…

Minor Mosquitos drop pair during busy week

St. Marys Minor Mosquito pitcher Austin De Boer hurls in a pitch early in Tuesday’s game against Listowel #3. The St. Marys Minor Mosquitos had a busy week, with a pair of games against teams from Listowel and one against Goderich July 4, 5 and 6. The St. Marys team composed entirely of first-year Mosquitos…

The magical “Viking” game of Kubb

By Spencer Seymour Kubb is a game that has started to gain worldwide popularity, hosting tournaments all over the world, and even inspiring a new league in St. Marys called the St. Marys Swedish Kubb League. Eau Claire, Wisconsin has declared itself the Kubb Capital of North America and every year hosts the U.S. Championship.…

Pickleball season opens with clinics Monday

Paul Leeder, right, of the KW Badminton Club, gave instruction and demonstrations Monday at the Pyramid Centre during a series of three Pickleball clinics for seniors from around the area interested in learning about the racquetball sport. By Dan Rankin 60 seniors from around the region came out to the Pyramid Centre on Monday to…