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Today's date: Wednesday November 14, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 46
   
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Star power

Star power

Members of the Arthur Vipers were happy to pose with Darryl Sittler when he came to town on Oct. 13. The legendary Toronto Maple Leafs captain, who played in the NHL from 1970 to 1985, was the guest speaker at an event celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Arthur and District Chamber of Commerce, held at the Arthur arena.

Highland Rugby in Q-Meta Sevens finalists

Highland Rugby in Q-Meta Sevens finalists

Rugby finalists - U14 Girls were finalists winning all four pool games with a combined score of 85 - 40 on Oct. 20 and 21. They moved on to the finals where they were defeated. They have had an outstanding season so far. Pool stage four wins: Highland 29 Toronto Amazons 0; Highland 12 London St. George 10; Highland 20 Jesters 7s 15; Highland 24 Crusaders 15. Final game: Jesters 7s 24 Highland 0.

Steel City champs

Steel City champs

Tournament gold - The Centre Wellington Fusion Peewee A team travelled to Pittsburgh to play in the Steel City Veterans Cup Tournament, Nov. 3 to 4. The team battled through the round robin with two ties and one win to secure a spot in the championship game. The final was against the Joliet Jaguars from Illinois. The boys came together and delivered a win with a strong offence, good defence and solid goaltending.

Sledge hockey bronze

Sledge hockey bronze

After starting their Ontario Sledge Hockey season with two wins, the Open Non-Contact Woolwich Thrashers carried their momentum with them to the 10th Anniversary Cruisers Cup in Brampton last weekend, which attracted teams from across Canada and around the world. They started with three convincing wins, but a loss to Ottawa put them into the bronze medal game. They defeated the Cruisers Red Dawgs from the GTA to take the bronze medal. Above, centre, is goaltender Daniel Peters.

Golfer competes at OFSAA tournament

Golfer competes at OFSAA tournament

MOUNT FOREST - Honey Lawrie, a Grade 12 golfer at Wellington Heights Secondary School, qualified to compete at the recent Ontario championships in Windsor.

Minor Hockey Day

Minor Hockey Day

Nov. 3 was Minor Hockey Day at the PMD arena in Drayton, with all local teams in action. TOP: Members of the Drayton Defenders Tyke team. LEFT: Drayton Defenders Junior Development 4 and 5 squads pack up to chase the puck. RIGHT: Thomas Wunsch of the Drayton Defenders Novice Local League Team, left, and Brett Scholten of the Drayton Defenders Novice Rep Team arrive at the PMD arena.

Community edges Missionary

Missionary scored fresh off a penalty kill to register the only goal of the first period. Devin McGuire set up the play and Cody Gleeson flipped the puck into the net.

Arthur Vipers in pursuit of Chevy Good Deeds Cup

Arthur Vipers in pursuit of Chevy Good Deeds Cup

The Arthur PeeWee Vipers rep hockey team is entering the Chevy Good Deeds Cup, which recognizes hockey teams that perform impressive deeds in their community. As part of its submission, on Nov. 11 the Vipers shovelled walkways and raked leaves at the Arthur cenotaph in preparation for the Remembrance Day service. Later that night the team served Remembrance Day dinner to over 100 people at the Arthur Legion.

Classic tournament

Classic tournament

A Remembrance Day Classic Hockey Tournament was held at the Fergus sportsplex through Remembrance Day weekend. Grand River Mustangs Girls Hockey teamed up with the Fergus Royal Canadian Legion Branch 275 to create the only girls sporting event like this to be held on Remembrance Day.

Chong presents remembrance message to youth

Chong presents remembrance message to youth

FERGUS - At the opening ceremony for the Grand River Mustangs Remembrance Day Classic, Wellington-Halton Hills MP Michael Chong spoke briefly before dropping the ceremonial first puck.
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Rhodes Road residents request road resources
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Public Health survey: Only 12% test wells three or more times a year
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Remembrance Day in Centre Wellington

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EDITORIAL

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