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Thursday Mixed Curling League season wraps up

The Thursday 9:00 pm Mixed Curling League presented the league trophy to the winning teams of the Fall and Winter Draws for the 2016-17 season. Pictured are Draw # 1 winners (above left) Dave Major, Murray Pink and Ian Grant.  Absent was Rose Creamer. Draw #2 winners (above right) were Dale Cook, Jackie DeNeve, Murray…

St. Marys Lincolns awards night

The St. Marys Lincolns recently held their awards night for the past season. Pictured above is Lincolns assistant coach Mark Bell presenting the Fan Appreciation Award to Alessio Luciani. The rest of the winners are listed below: Bert Stacey Memorial Award (Ability and Sportsmanship) – DANIEL CLOUTIER, D. R. Stevens Award (Leadership) – CHAD HEFFERNAN…

Hockey Canada follows SMMHA lead for young players

Smaller playing surfaces for 5-6 year olds mandated By Stewart Grant This week, Hockey Canada released a new mandate for five and six year olds requiring that these young hockey players learn the game “on cross-ice or half-ice surfaces” beginning with the 2017-18 season. Per Hockey Canada vice-president of membership development Paul Carson, “You would…

Extra Innings – News from the Hall Of Fame

Opening day in the major leagues is here.  The Blue Jays’ season kicks off on April 3 against The Orioles and their home opener takes place on Tuesday, April 11 against Milwaukee. But it seems that Montreal is the place for fans to be.  On March 25, the city hosted the third annual Montreal Baseball…

2016/2017 Curling recap

Amie Shackleton’s team are the St. Marys Competitive League “A” Division Champions for 2016/17. From left to right: Barb Seaton, Kristen Debrabandere, Melanie Clark, and Amie Shackleton The Derek Shackleton team were winners of the Frank Rietmeyer Memorial Trophy for the Tuesday Night Men’s League Champion. Pictured from left to right are Paul Mitchell, Russ…

St. Marys Rock teams await decisive Game 5’s

Atoms, Bantams seek OHMA titles on the road Saturday By Stewart Grant Way up in the Canadian Shield tomorrow, two Rock teams hope to dig their way to OMHA Gold. At 2:45 pm, the McDonald’s Independent Grocer Atoms take on the Midland Centennials in game 5 of their best-of-five series. Thirty minutes later and 100…

Lincolns Awards’ Banquet coming up March 31st

Limited tickets still available for public event Preparations are underway for the St. Marys Lincolns Annual Awards Banquet, scheduled for Friday, March 31st at the Pyramid Recreation Centre Hall. There will be 10 individual player awards, plus two league-wide winners to be recognized. Doors open at 6:30 pm, followed by the 7 pm roast beef…