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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…

U16 St. Marys Snipers win Mitchell Tournament

Congratulations to the U16 St. Marys Snipers who upset the heavily favoured Mitchell Stingers with a 5-4 overtime victory in the 34th Annual Mitchell Ringette Tournament this past weekend. After losing to Mitchell in the tournament opener by a 5-1 score, the U16 girls desperately wanted a re-match against their arch rivals. After two convincing…