The Arthur Optimist Club received a $10,000 donation from Musashi Auto Parts Inc. on March 3. The funds are being put toward the new Arthur Optimist Splash Pad. From Left: Optimist Club president Andrew Culp, Musashi human resources manager Stacy Muir, Musashi human resources associate Kim LeGresley, Musashi director of operations Tracey Sivill and Optimist Club member Steve O’Neill. Submitted photo
Lorne Underwood, congratulated Matt Lubbers’ team for claiming the trophy at the curling bonspiel in support of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank hosted on March 4 at the arena in Clifford.
CLIFFORD - Lorne Underwood organized another bonspiel to benefit the Canadian Foodgrains Bank on March 4 at the arena in Clifford.
GUELPH - The Guelph Curling Club is hosting the 2017 Hy-Grade Steel Roofing Masters Canadian Curling Championship April 2 to 9.
The Drayton PeeWee Rep team won the OMHA championship for its division, completing a three-game sweep of the Muskoka Rock on March 14.
The Centre Wellington Fusion Novice A team won the OMHA finals on March 18, sweeping Barrie Colts 4-2. Over the year they participated in two AA tournaments, placing third in Whitby and second in Guelph. They placed first in the international Silver Stick tournament in Brampton and went to Michigan.
The Mount Forest Rams Atom Rep boys are the first Rams Atom team to win the WOAA Tory Gregg division. The boys were placed in the Gregg group a pool with Minto, Shallow Lake and Chatsworth. The Rams went undefeated in the pool then moved on to the championship and played Arran-Elderslie in a best-of-three series.
The Guelph Gryphons AAA minor bantam team captured the OMHA championship in Fort Erie on March 19. Centre Wellington team members include, from left: Zack Ranahan, Ethan Broderick, Mark McIntosh, Tye Anselmini and Ethan Gore.
MINTO - The Minto Mad Dogs Midget Rep team heads into the third weekend of its All-Ontario final with the Lucan Irish trailing two games to one.
GUELPH - The World Dwarf Games are going to be held at the University of Guelph from Aug. 4 to 12. About 400 athletes from countries around the world are expected to flock to Guelph for the Games.
FERGUS - The 2017 Fergus Elora District Soccer Special Needs Soccer Festival is set to return July 8 from 12 to 4pm at Victoria Park in Fergus.
PALMERSTON - THE Palmerston Legion Ladies Auxiliary hosted a euchre on March 6.
The Drayton Defenders PeeWee Rep team took on the West Grey Warriors in WOAA playoff action on March 19 at the PMD arena. Drayton came out on the losing end of a 4-3 overtime game. Game two of the series was set for March 21 in Durham and game three, if needed, is March 25 in Ayton.