MacMillan midget tourney this weekend

By Josh Howald

Seven midget hockey teams will be in town this weekend for the annual Archie McMillan Memorial tournament at the Davidson Centre.

The Kincardine Miller Insurance midget Kinucks and seven other centres will compete in what is traditionally a very strong field of midget hockey teams.

Another split for Wolves

Another weekend, another split for the Ripley Wolves.

The Wolves are now 2-2 in WOAA Senior AA hockey action after splitting games on the weekend with Shelburne and Huron East.

Friday night in Ripley, the Wolves came from behind to beat the Shelburne Muskies 6-4.

Bulldogs unbeaten in five

By Josh Howald

With the game on the line, a hired Gunn came up firing for the Nicol Insurance Kincardine Bulldogs.

Jesse Gunn in action against Walkerton earlier this season. (Independent file photo/Howald)


Jesse Gunn scored  at 1:45 of overtime Friday night at home to push the 'Dogs to a 4-3 win over the Wingham Ironmen. Gunn was in on three of Kincardine's four goals Friday night.

"Gunn scored some big goals for us," said Kincardine head coach Shawn Burrows. "He is willing to go the net."

Fitzgerald, Wilken win cross-country titles

Bethany Wilken and Liam Fitzgerald brought home cross-country championships home from Hepworth last week.

Wilken won the senior girls title and Fitzgerald captured the midget boys championship at the Bluewater Athletic Association cross-country championship meet in Sawmill Trails in Hepworth Thursday.

The two Kincardine District Secondary School athletes were the only KDSS cross-country team members to run to a podium finish.

Walkerton District Community School's Jesse Byers won the midget girls race, while Hanah McArthur of Sacred Heart High School was the first across the line in the junior girls race.

Ashley Sinclair from Georgian Bay Secondary School was second to Wilken in the senior girls event.

Two weekend wins for 'Dogs

Come from behind for overtime win Friday at home

By Josh Howald

The Nicol Insurance Kincardine Bulldogs have hit their stride.

Brett Burrows scores the overtime winning goal on Mount Forest goalie Trevor Scott Friday evening at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine. (Josh Howald photo)


3-0 Knights get tested today

BAA sports round-up

The only two unbeaten senior girls basketball teams in the Bluewater Athletic Association South Division will meet today (Wednesday) in Kincardine.

The first place Kincardine District Secondary School Knights will host Hanover’s John Diefenbaker Secondary School Trojans at 4 p.m. with first place on the line.

And while it is early in the hoops season, it is still an important game for both schools.

Wolves win home opener

Drew Davidson (#9) and goaltender Mitch Campbell after a late scramble in the Wolves home opener Friday night against the Huron East Centenaires. The Wolves won 3-2, but dropped a 4-1 decision Saturday night in Elora. Ripley is at home Friday night to Shelburne. For the full story, don't miss this week's print edition of The Kincardine Independent. (Josh Howald photo)

'Dogs knock off Mitchell

Weekend split for Kincardine

By Josh Howald

Kincardine ended Mitchell's undefeated streak at six games Saturday night with a 3-2 win at home in Pollock Division Provincial Junior Hockey League action.

Kincardine celebrates Saturday night's win over Mitchell. (Josh Howald photo)


McFadden named Storm captain

Guelph wins 4-2 in Owen Sound

By Josh Howald

Kincardine's Garrett McFadden was named captain of the Ontario Hockey League's Guelph Storm last Wednesday.

Garrett McFadden on a breakaway last season in Owen Sound. (Independent file photo/Ian Brooks)


Wolves open season Friday night

By Josh Howald

The puck will drop on another season of WOAA Senior AA hockey in Ripley on Friday night.

Ripley will hold its home opener this Friday night at the Ripley-Huron Community Complex. The Huron East Centenaires will provide the opposition. The puck is set to drop at 8:30 p.m.