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Norampac Peewees lose heartbreaker

At recent Woodstock Wildcats tournament MINOR HOCKEY WOODSTOCK – The Norampac Peewee girls lost a heartbreaker in the early Sunday morning semi-finals at the recent 22nd annual Woodstock Wildcats tournament, Jan. 4-7. Goalie Kiera Akey started the tournament off with a shutout of the host Wildcats team Friday morning, leading her Norampac squad to a…

ANAF Bantams complete comeback against Rockets

Shackleton, penalty-killers stand tall in Game 5 in Strathroy OMHA PLAYOFFS By Pat Payton STRATHROY – Sparked by the great goaltending of Nolan Shackleton and solid penalty-killing all night, the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams emerged with a 1-0 Game 5 victory over the home-town Jr. Rockets here last Friday night. The win gave St. Marys the…

Lincolns beat Kings 4-1, end long winless skid

St. Marys still one point out of a playoff spot JUNIOR HOCKEY By Pat Payton KOMOKA – A lengthy winless streak ended here last Saturday night for St. Marys Lincolns. Lincs skated to a 4-1 victory over the home-town Kings, one of the teams they’re hoping to catch and pass to gain a Western Conference…

Lincs hire new Director of Hockey Operations

Greg Smale joins staff as Assistant GM By Pat Payton Jim MacEachern and Greg Smale are passionate hockey people with extensive hockey backgrounds. And both men want to help rebuild the St. Marys Jr. ‘B’ Lincolns and make the long-time Western Conference franchise a winner again. MacEachern, a 50-year-old Kitchener resident, is the Lincs’ new…

Norampac Peewees lose heartbreaker

At recent Woodstock Wildcats tournament WOODSTOCK – The Norampac Peewee girls lost a heartbreaker in the early Sunday morning semi-finals at the recent 22nd annual Woodstock Wildcats tournament, Jan. 4-7. Goalie Kiera Akey started the tournament off with a shutout of the host Wildcats team Friday morning, leading her Norampac squad to a 2-0 victory.…

Finnbilt Novices pull out big playoff win

The Finnbilt ‘BB’ Novice team had the Dorchester Dragons come to town on Monday, Jan. 15. The boys were expecting a challenge and got just that in Game 2 of their round-robin playoff series. It was a fast-paced game, going back and forth, until the Dragons were able to slide one past St. Marys goalie…

McPhail’s Bantams tie West Oxford Inferno 1-1

Team entered in tournament this weekend The McPhail’s Pet Store Bantam girls skated to a hard-fought 1-1 tie with the West Oxford Inferno in a league game on Thursday, Jan. 11 at the PRC. Strong goaltending at both ends of the ice–by the Rock’s Emma Luyten and the Inferno’s Ella Baker–kept the game scoreless for…

ANAF Bantams down 2-1 to Jr. Rockets

OMHA PLAYOFFS By Pat Payton STRATHROY – The ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams faced a must-win situation on Wednesday night at home after losing 3-2 in overtime here Tuesday (Jan. 16) in the pivotal third game of their best-of-five OMHA playoff series with Strathroy Jr. Rockets. It was the third straight one-goal decision in the series, and…

Masters Provincial curling

Barrie skip Gayle McKenna delivers a shot during round-robin play against the Brantford rink last weekend at the St. Marys Curling Club. A Galt-based entry defeated the Barrie team in the women’s final of the 2018 Masters Provincial championships. Dale Curtis’s Galt team now advances to the nationals in Surrey and White Rock, B.C. the…

G&CC Atoms reach semi-finals in Sarnia

St. Marys team posts 4-1 record on weekend MINOR HOCKEY By Pat Payton SARNIA – St. Marys Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms certainly proved that they were one of the best teams in the ‘A’ Division at the International Silver Stick tournament here last weekend. In fact, one more goal in the semi-finals and…