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G&CC Atoms, Firefighter Peewees involved in tough series

Both teams face stiff competition in provincial semi-finals By Pat Payton The Golf and Country Club Atoms and the Firefighter Peewees face some tough OMHA playoff hockey this coming weekend, March 3 and 4. But both well-coached teams are certainly up to the challenge! After starting their provincial semi-final series this past weekend, the ‘BB’…

Dunny’s Atoms earn spot in semi-finals

Eliminate Jr. Rockets in four games, now meet Lincoln By Pat Payton STRATHROY – The Dunny’s Source for Sports A-E Atoms advanced to the provincial semi-finals here last Friday night, skating to a 5-2 victory over the Jr. Rockets. The win gave Sean Porter’s squad the best-of-five OMHA quarter-final series three games to one. It…

Lincs end final week with four straight losses

St. Marys will miss Western Conference playoffs By Pat Payton ST. THOMAS – St. Marys Lincolns’ turbulent 2017-18 season came to a end here Sunday night. Lincs lost their fourth consecutive game–in a five-day stretch–a 9-2 decision to the home-town Stars. Lincs were officially eliminated from the Western Conference playoffs Saturday night when they lost…

Senior girls volleyball team repeats as WOSSAA champs

OFSAA Mar. 5-7 in Windsor LONDON – The DCVI Senior girls volleyball team earned their second WOSSAA ‘A’ championship in as many years last week by defeating teams from Woodstock Collegiate Institute and London District Christian Secondary School. Salukis had their hands full in the semi-final against Woodstock C.I. as the two teams traded sets.…

Record season for DCVI skiers at OFSAA

Two gold medals and a silver in high school division SUDBURY – The DCVI Nordic ski team took to the trails for the last time this season at the OFSAA Nordic Ski championships held here last week at Laurentian University. Despite the trying weather experienced in the sunny south, DCVI athletes concluded that even though…

Dunny’s Atoms take commanding series lead

By Pat Payton STRATHROY – The Dunny’s Source for Sports A-E Atoms took a commanding 2-0 lead in their best-of-five OMHA quarter-final playoff series with Strathroy Jr. Rockets here last Friday night. A 2-1 victory left Sean Porter’s squad just one win from advancing to the provincial semi-finals. Game 3 was Wednesday, Feb. 21 in…

Legion Midgets display gritty effort in Game 6

Now meet Owen Sound in Tri-County playoffs By Pat Payton It was a gritty effort by the Legion Minor Midgets last Sunday night at the PRC. Due to injuries, illness and vacation, Owen Penney’s squad faced the Mooretown Jr. Flags with just 12 skaters in Game 6 of their best-of-seven OMHA ‘BB’ semi-final series. The…

Hope for Haiti charity bonspiel held last Saturday

The 14th annual Meridian Hope for Haiti bonspiel took place at the Lind Sportsplex last Saturday, Feb. 17. Approximately 100 people enjoyed this charity event in support of Hope for Haiti projects. Sixty-four curlers participated in this fun-filled day as family and friends cheered on. The main projects this year are continued funding for the…

Twenty-seven Salukis qualify for OFSAA

Ethan Aarts, Joe Hutton win their WOSSAA races DUNTROON – The DCVI ski team laid their lungs on the line here Feb. 12 at the WOSSAA Nordic ski championships at Highlands Nordic. Most athletes agreed that the first 1.5 k.m. uphill portion was challenging, but allowed for an easier second half of the course. Hazel…

Lincs finish schedule with busy stretch

By Pat Payton It’s going to be a photo finish in the GOJHL’s Western Conference. Three teams–including the St. Marys Lincolns–are fighting for two playoff spots . . . and one won’t make it. After league action Monday, Feb. 19 (Family Day), Komoka Kings (11-29-4-3) have 29 points, Strathroy Rockets (11-31-2-4) have 28 points and…