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U-16 Snipers boost league ringette record to 11-2

Team skates to 8-3 win over Elora-Fergus Sunday On Sunday afternoon, the wintry weather let up and the St. Marys U-16 Snipers hosted the Elora-Fergus Edge in WRRL action at the PRC. It didn’t take long before the home-town crowd was cheering as Jillian Sterkenburg opened the scoring just two minutes in with Cierra Boyer…

Cement Midgets take 2-1 series lead on Dragons

Firefighter Peewees win on the road in Game 2 in Dorchester By Pat Payton DORCHESTER – Paying the price! Coach Brent Rae said that’s what the Cement ‘BB’ Midgets did to win the pivotal third game of their OMHA playoff series with the Dragons here last Tuesday, Jan. 14. With just 10 skaters, the Cement…

Balanced scoring powers Lincs past Kings, 8-1

Saturday’s game in Strathroy postponed due to inclement weather By Pat Payton The St. Marys Lincolns stopped Komoka’s five-game road winning streak with a convincing 8-1 victory over the Kings last Friday night at the PRC. About 600 fans watched the GOJHL game on ‘Snipers Night.’ With the win, the Lincs (22-9-3-3) moved eight points…

Burke named player-of-the-month for December

April Clark passes 100-point plateau with Western, sets new record By Pat Payton Prior to last Friday night’s game at the PRC, the St. Marys Lincolns honoured rookie forward Ryan Burke as their St. Marys Buick GMC player-of-the-month for December. The 16-year-old rookie from London collected two goals and eight assists for 10 points in…

Lincoln Great Vanderspank added to Wall of Fame

Lincs obtain pair of 20-year-olds from St. Thomas at trade deadline By Pat Payton Prior to last Friday night’s St. Marys-London Jr. ‘B’ game, the Lincolns’ Alumni group honoured Paul Vanderspank, a former team captain who played five seasons in St. Marys (1972-77). The big left winger was captain when the Barry Hearn-coached Lincs won…

Lincolns drop home-ice pair to Flyers, Nationals

Team wants to use final 14 regular-season games to prepare for the playoffs By Pat Payton The goals may have slightly changed for St. Marys Lincolns. Now, they want to hang onto third place and use the final 14 regular-season games to prepare for the Western Conference playoffs. Any chance of gaining second place probably…

HBC Peewees, Frayne Bantams sidelined in quarters

In International Silver Stick tournament in Niagara area on weekend By Pat Payton NIAGARA – Both St. Marys A-E teams lost just once in the 2020 International Silver Stick tournament, held here in the Niagara area this weekend. However, the losses came in the quarter-finals, in the single-knockout playoffs, and eliminated the Home Building Centre…

A.B.S. Tracs Bantams enjoying stellar 2019-20 season

Team has won two tournaments and is undefeated in league play By Pat Payton Several St. Marys minor hockey teams are enjoying a successful 2019-20 season. One of those teams is certainly the A.B.S. Tracs Bantam ‘C’ girls, the only SMMHA team that went into the Christmas break undefeated. Going into the New Year, Don…

ANAF Bantams, G&CC Atoms take openers on road

By Pat Payton STRATHROY – The ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams kicked off a six-point OMHA series here last Thursday night with a 2-1 victory over the Jr. Rockets. Owen Boyd gave the Rock a 1-0 lead in the second period, from captain Ethan Brine and Peyton Lobb. Lucan Vernooy put the visitors up 2-0 midway through…

Foodland Peewees win silver medals on weekend

Lone SMMHA team to play in a final game in Local League tournament By Pat Payton The Stonetown Foodland Peewees were the lone St. Marys minor hockey team to medal as the SMMHA held its annual Local League tournament this past weekend at the PRC. Nineteen teams, including four from the SMMHA, competed in the…