28th annual Ross Young Memorial Tiverton Tyke Hockey Tournament held


By Karen Ballok


On Jan. 5, I had the pleasure of attending the 28th annual Ross Young Memorial Tiverton Tyke Hockey Tournament at the Tiverton arena. Even though this has been going on for 28 years, they did have to cancel the winter of 2018 because of the dreaded Bruce County winter weather.


Rep basketball is up and running in Bruce County


By Tammy Schneider


Volunteer and executive director of Kincardine POWER basketball, Branko Veljovic, has big plans for furthering the popularity of basketball in Bruce County, and introducing more youth to the sport.


KDSS wins two in Owen Sound


By Doug Kennedy


The boys travelled to Owen Sound last Wednesday for two games, and won both games.


The morning game was against St. Marys and Kincardine came away with a 6-3 win. Jordan Beisel opened the scoring in the first period when he went in on a breakaway and snapped home a wrist shot with Wilson Shipp assisting. Carson Boettinger made it 2-0 when he banged in a rebound off a Cam Lamont shot, with Noah Swann also assisting. Kurtis Smeltzer sent Jake Colley in on a breakaway and he made it 3-0.


Hockey teams give back during the holiday season


By Tammy Schneider

Two Kincardine hockey teams have joined forces off the ice to offer support to Ronald McDonald House in London. Members of the Bantam Local League 1 Scotiabank and the Atom Rep Canadian Tire teams have been collecting toys, slippers, gift cards, hygiene articles and other items that were shipped to London on Dec. 14.


Weekend losses for the Bulldogs


By Doug Kennedy


The short-handed Bulldogs lost a pair of games on the weekend to the Wingham Ironmen and the Mount Forest Patriots.


On Friday night, Kincardine lost a hard-fought game 4-3 in Wingham. Tanner Reid from Ripley opened the scoring when he banked a shot off Blake Buchannan into the net. Jerrid Fossold tied the score with a nice snapshot from the slot. He did not finish the period as he separated his shoulder sliding into the boards. He joins Logan Freiburger and Brett Burrows on the sidelines.

KDSS bids teacher Vince Yenssen farewell


By Tammy Schneider


Staff, students and alumni gathered in the Kincardine and District Secondary School gym for a special farewell presentation and basketball game honouring teacher and coach Vince Yenssen, who begins a new position at Walkerton District Community School this week.


West Shore is a tribe for runners of all abilities


By Barb McKay


A new running group in Kincardine combines fitness, friendship and fun – all reasons for even the most novice runners to join.


Bulldogs suffer two losses on the road


The Kincardine Bulldogs lost a couple road games in Mitchell over the weekend.


On Friday night they outshot the Hawks 22-4 in the first period, but only came away with a 1-0 lead. Hunter Robins-Gibbons scored on the power play with Blake Buchanan and Brent West assisting. Good goaltending at both ends kept the second period scoreless.


Wolves win twice on weekend


The Ripley Wolves had a pair of wins on the weekend, beginning Friday night with a 7-2 win over Tavistock. Garrett Meurs and Cody Britton led the way with two goals each, and singles went to Tyson Soers, Nick Seiler and Shawn Stewart. Justin Hamilton got the win in net for the Wolves.


On Saturday night at home, the Wolves defeated Shelburne 9-4. Meurs started off the scoring with two goals, Jarred Colling, Britton, Nick Seiler, Shawn Stewart, Paul Stewart, Ben Scheel and Soers each scored a goal. Kirk Edwards got the win in net for the Wolves.

Bulldogs defeat Walkerton


The Bulldogs won their only game on the weekend 4-1 in Walkerton.


Logan Freiburger led the points with a goal and three assists .Jordan Caskenette opened the scoring for the Bulldogs with Freiburger assisting to tie the game 1-1. Rookie Jerrid Fossold tied the score on the power play with Freiburger assisting. Logan Swanton continued his hot streak with a shot from the point finding the net with Freiburger assisting again. Frieburger finished off the scoring with an empty net goal, with Caskennette assisting on the goal. Craig Luinstra got the win in net stopping 21 out of 22 shots.