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Great start to 2020 season for Stonetown Karate

Members pick up 10 medals in Provincial tournament in Burlington By Pat Payton BURLINGTON – It was a great start to the 2020 tournament season for the Stonetown Karate Centre here Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Haber Recreation Centre. SKC members picked up one first, eight seconds and one third in the Ontario Provincial martial…

Hubbard Midgets blank Aces, earn trip to Provincials

Cascades Peewees also headed to year-end tournament in Toronto next month By Pat Payton The stakes were high Sunday night at the PRC. In front of a large crowd, the Hubbard Pharmacy Midget ‘B’ girls and Stratford Aces faced off in a showdown to determine which team would earn a spot in the year-end Provincials…

Cement Midgets sweep Preds, advance to SHL final

Ethan Froggett collects four points in series-ending victory last Thursday By Pat Payton In a Shamrock League playoff game last Thursday night, the Cement ‘BB’ Midgets skated to a 4-0 victory over the visiting Lambton Shores Predators. With the win, Brent Rae’s Cement men completed a three-game sweep of the SHL semi-final series. In the…

Landscaping Atoms punch ticket to league final

By Pat Payton It appears that the Landscaping Atom ‘C’ girls have punched their ticket to the WOGHL final in Group 2. Ray Cousineau’s squad emerged with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over the Sarnia Lady Sting on Sunday, March 1 at the PRC. “The win puts us in first place in the league playoffs,” coach…

HBC Peewees lose 3-2 heartbreaker in Game 5

By Pat Payton It was a heartbreaker for the Home Building Centre A-E Peewees Sunday afternoon at the PRC. A goal with just 21.2 seconds left to play snapped a 2-2 deadlock and lifted the Lambeth Lancers to a 3-2 victory over Reg Clinton’s squad. The win gave the Lancers the best-of-five Shamrock League semi-final…

Jr. Saluki girls win WOSSAA ‘A’ championship

Team defeats Dorchester in five-set final at London Westminster LONDON – The DCVI Salukis Junior girls volleyball team capped off their 2019-20 season, winning the WOSSAA ‘A’ championship here at Westminster Secondary last Tuesday, Feb. 25. At the Huron-Perth playoffs in Stratford on Feb. 18, the Juniors beat Listowel in straight sets in the quarter-finals…

U-16 Snipers sweep Lynx on weekend

St. Marys finishes regular schedule with 18-3 record St. Marys U-16 Snipers completed their WRRL regular season this past weekend with a home-and-home series against the London Lynx. On Saturday, Jim Burlingham’s Snipers travelled to Kinsmen Arena in London for the opening game. The defensive lines comprised of Jillian Cunningham, Kaylee Fowler, Celeste Brandt, Caitlynn…

Lady Schleprocks win openers, move into top spot

The Stonetown Lady Schleprocks kicked off the 2020 basketball campaign with a pair of impressive victories at DCVI on Sunday, Feb. 23 to move into first place as the Huron-Perth League kicked off its season. In addition to St. Marys, Mitchell, Goderich and Kincardine teams took part in a series of games that day. The…

Curtin outstanding as Lincs take first two games

St. Marys goalie posts back-to-back shutouts as Lincolns win 2-0 and 4-0 By Pat Payton STRATHROY – Fifty-eight saves and 120 shutout minutes. That’s what goalie Kyle Curtin gave the St. Marys Lincolns in the first two games of their best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final playoff series with Strathroy Rockets. Forty-one stops by Curtin here Saturday…

Coaches, GMs, scouts big reason for 30-win season

By Pat Payton It’s worth repeating. St. Marys Lincolns achieved a 30-win season in 2019-20, the 10th time in the team’s storied history that the Lincs have finished with 30 wins or more in the regular schedule. It’s also the first time in 10 full seasons that the Lincolns won 30 games in a season.…