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Lincs coach expects tough quarter-final series

St. Marys hosts Games 1 and 3 Friday and next Tuesday at the PRC By Pat Payton Coach Trent McClement is expecting a close, hard-fought playoff series between two teams who play similar defensive styles. McClement’s third-place St. Marys Lincolns (30-13-3-4) and the sixth-place Strathroy Rockets (19-26-3-2) open a best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final this Friday…

Legion Midgets complete three-game SHL sweep

Win final two games of Dorchester series in overtime By Pat Payton The Royal Canadian Legion A-E Midgets completed a three-game sweep of their best-of-five Shamrock League quarter-final playoff series with the Dorchester Dragons last Thursday night at the PRC. A goal by forward Carter Reid with just 2:25 remaining in a 10-minute overtime period…

Firefighter Peewees explode in third, sweep Belmont

By Pat Payton BELMONT – Five unanswered third-period goals powered the Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewees to a convincing 7-2 victory over the home-town Rangers here Saturday afternoon. The win gave Dwain Smith’s squad the best-of-three Shamrock League quarter-final playoff series in two straight games. The score was deadlocked 2-2 after two periods, and Belmont had out-shot…

Cascades Peewees undefeated champions at Brantford tourney

Team out-scores its opponents 11-3 on the weekend BRANTFORD – The St. Marys Peewee ‘C’ girls hockey team went undefeated and captured the 39th annual Walter Gretzky tournament here over the weekend. They all played their hearts out and were even congratulated by Mr. Walter Gretzky himself! Truly a memorable experience for everyone. The team,…

Two more wins for U-16 Snipers

Five-point game for Jessica Burlingham St. Marys U-16 Snipers had a weekend sweep after travelling to Mitchell on Saturday, Feb. 22, and then hosting Dorchester the following day. The two wins improve the Snipers’ record to 16-3 while still securing top spot in the WRRL with only two games remaining. On Saturday, the Snipers opened…

U-16 Snipers win annual Paris Ringette Tourney

The U16 St Marys Snipers won the annual Paris Ringette Tournament last weekend, going undefeated in the tournament. Finals took place Sunday afternoon at the Brant Sports Complex and featured the Cambridge Turbo taking on the Snipers. St. Marys finished pool play in second place, one point behind the Turbo, with the teams skating to a 5-5…

Stratford Silver Knights play home games at PRC

By Stewart Grant There was something different as I entered the Blue Rink at the PRC this past Saturday afternoon. There was no blue. The St. Marys Rock’s dominant colour is blue. So too is the case for Ringette’s St. Marys Snipers. The Huron-Perth Lakers hockey teams also have blue in their jerseys. It felt…

Dragon Boat Challenge returns to Wildwood this May

Visit TRPC booth at Life Expo on March 7 for information The Thames River Paddling Club is once again hosting the annual Wildwood Dragon Boat Challenge on beautiful Wildwood Lake on Sunday, May 24, the weekend after the Victoria Day.  If you have ever wanted to experience the thrill of flying through the water in…