Sports

Bull Tryhards in Tiverton Saturday

Fundraiser for Tiverton Reunion

The Bull Tryhards hockey team from the radio station 94.5 The Bull will be taking on the organizers of this summer’s Tiverton Old Boys and Girls Reunion.

A full night of entertainment is planned, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Tiverton Sports Complex.

The Tryhards, anchored by the “Midwestern Madman” Jay Stevens in net, will feature Kincardine Independent reporters Kiel Edge and Josh Howald.

“The Tiverton Reunion was on our radar before we got the call to the big leagues,” said Stevens on the weekend. “This hockey game should just add to the event’s hype.”

Also playing with the Tryhards are some members of the South-Bruce OPP, and a member of the Meaford Tank Range. The Bull team will also unveil the team’s new jerseys.


Wolves, Lancers even

Game 3 Friday night in Ripley

The Ripley Wolves and the Lucknow Lancers split the opening games of a WOAA Senior A quarter-final series.

Each team won at home, with the series returning to Ripley for Game 3 Friday night.

Friday in Game 1 in Ripley, the Wolves eked out a 3-2 win. Travis VanGaver had a pair of goals, including the winner, for the Wolves, while Chad Colling scored once.

Game 2 in Lucknow ended with the Lancers winning 6-5. Kyle Quinn scored for Lucknow with about three minutes remaining to snap a 5-5 draw.

Jason Reid took the loss in goal for Ripley, while Errol Kahraman gets the win for Lucknow.


Barons take 3-0 lead on 'Dogs

Game 4 tonight in Hanover

The Kincardine Bulldogs face elimination tonight in Hanover.

The Hanover Barons took a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Junior C semi-final series last night with a 3-1 win at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine. Game 4 is tonight at the Hanover Coliseum.

Andrew Wilmetts scored in the opening minute of the game, and Hanover never trailed after that. Jim Hutchinson and Rob Hellyer increased the lead to 3-0 with second period goals before Kincardine got on the board late in the period. Josh Catto scored for the 'Dogs, with assists to Tim Dwinnell and Blake Underwood.


Girls win BAA title

KDSS defeats West Hill 6-4

BAA champs.

The Kincardine District Secondary School girls hockey team celebrates winning the BAA championship at the Lumley Bayshore Community Centre Wednesday afternoon. The Knights defeated West Hill 6-4. Back row, from left, Kait McDonell, Kayla Crouchman, Sara Gossell, Abby Gibson, Marissa Jolley and Cayly Bellan. Middle row, from left, coach Dianne Pennington, Cathleen Roppel, Morgan Padfield, Kate McCallum, Hayley Stewart, Amanda Lawrence, Brianna Husk, Kelsey Young, Caitlyn Smith and coach Lori Templeton. Front row, from left, Jaquie Fair and Kortney Watson. Missing from the photo is Nicole Roppel. (Josh Howald photo)


'Dogs in a hole

Game 3 Thursday in Kincardine

The Kincardine Bulldogs find themselves in a large hole after dropping two weekend playoff games.

The Hanover Barons lead the ‘Dogs 2-0 in the Western Junior C semi-final series, with Game 3 set for tomorrow night (Thursday) at the Davidson Centre.

Friday night at home, Kincardine held a 2-0 lead before the Barons stormed back to win in overtime.

Devin Kemp and Mike Rutherford scored for Kincardine before Hanover got on the board.

Goals from Rob Hellyer and Kevin Tremble tied the game, and Derek Widmeyer scored at 8:39 of overtime to steal Game 1 at the Davidson Centre.


Wolves to face Lucknow

Game 1 Friday night in Ripley

The Ripley Wolves will meet the Lucknow Lancers in a WOAA Senior A quarter-final series.

The series opens Friday night in Ripley, with Game 2 in Lucknow the following night.

It should be an interesting showdown, as Ripley and Lucknow have long enjoyed a good rivalry. The teams split their contests during the regular season.

Ripley has home ice advantage in the series, finishing four points ahead of Lucknow in the regular season standings.

Lucknow was eliminated from AA contention last week by the Elora  Rocks in five games. The Wolves had the weekend off after being swept by the Shelburne Muskies.


Knights lose in finals

At CWOSSA next week

The Knights earned a CWOSSA berth, but couldn’t claim a Bluewater Athletic Association championship.

The Kincardine District Secondary School boys hockey team fell 7-4 in the BAA championship game Wednesday at the Lumley Bayshore Community Centre in Owen Sound.

After watching their female counterparts defeat West Hill 6-4 to win a BAA title, the Knights fell behind early to the first place Crusaders.

Kyle Parks, Kyle Bross and Tristan Flachs scored to give SHHS a 3-0 first period lead.

“We went over a few things defensively before the game,” said Knights coach Doug Kennedy. “We didn’t execute early, but we got better as the game went on.”

Zach Bross made it 4-0 before KDSS found its stride.


Knights win BAA championship

Girls defeat West Hill 6-4, boys lose to SHHS

The Kincardine District Secondary School girls hockey team won a Bluewater Athletic Association championship Wednesday in Owen Sound.

Kincardine's Cayly Bellan scores on a second period wrap-around attempt in the BAA championship game Wednesday in Owen Sound. Bellan's second period tally gave the Knights a 3-1 lead. (Josh Howald photo)

The Knights defeated the West Hill Secondary School Raiders 6-4 at the Lumley Bayshore Community Centre to clinch the BAA title.

Cayly Bellan scored twice, while Sara Gossell, Kayla Crouchman, Marissa Jolley and Kait McDonell each added a goal for the Knights. Assists went to Cathleen Roppel, Gossell, Jolley and Morgan Padfield.


KDSS hockey teams play for BAA today

In Owen Sound looking for championships

It could be a banner day for Kincardine District Secondary School.

Both the KDSS boys and girls hockey teams are playing for Bluewater Athletic Association championship banners today at the Lumley Bayshore Arena in Owen Sound.

The girls are up first, facing off against the West Hill Secondary School Raiders at noon, while the boys will play Sacred Heart High School at 2 p.m.

The boys teams advanced to the BAA finals with a dramatic overtime win Friday afternoon at the Davidson Centre.


Wolves swept away

Muskies win both weekend games

The Ripley Wolves will not play for a WOAA Senior AA championship this season.

The Wolves were relegated to the A playoffs after being swept in four games by the Shelburne Muskies.

The Muskies sealed Ripley’s fate with 5-3 and 5-4 wins over the weekend.

Friday night in Shelburne, the Wolves got goals from Nick Locking, Nathan Gavey and Mark Smith in a 5-3 loss. Assists went to Locking, Jeremy McQuillin, Darrin MacDonald, Smith, Russ O’Handley and Shawn Detzler.

Jason Reid took the loss in goal, as the Wolves fell behind three games in the best-of-seven series.