Seymour heads for Slovakia

Former Kincardine skater competing in ISU Grand Prix

By Josh Howald

Danny Seymour has skated himself all the way to Slovakia.

Danny Seymour and partner Lauren Collins will compete this weekend in Slovakia. (photo courtesy of Danielle Earl) 

Before hopping on a plane yesterday, the Port Elgin teenager had never been outside North America. Saturday, he will he take the ice with partner Lauren Collins to compete at the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix.

Help the KMHA, test drive a Ford

You can help the Kincardine Minor Hockey Association by test driving a Ford vehicle.

This Saturday, Sept. 14, the Ford Motor Company Ltd. of Canada will donate $20 to the KMHA for every test drive at Montgomery Ford in Kincardine. Montgomery Ford did a similar fundraiser in the summer to benefit the Kincardine District Minor Soccer Association.  A maximum of $6,000 can be raised at this one-day only event.

Montgomery Ford invites you to stop by and test drive a Ford Escape, Fusion, F-150, Mustang, Super Duty and other available models between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sept. 14. You must be 18 or older and have a valid driver’s licence. There is a limit of one test drive per household. The test drives will last approximately seven to 10 minutes.

Cubs are OBA champs

Kincardine puts it all together at the right time

By Josh Howald

The Kincardine Cubs are All-Ontario champions.

The Kincardine Cubs celebrate in Wyoming following the OBA championship game. (submitted photo)


In recent season, Kincardine has had enough talent to field an OBA champion, but something always seemed to go wrong. Injuries, players leaving for school and general defensive sloppiness have seemed to leave the Cubs just short of their goal.

'Dogs host tourney this weekend

Kincardine goaltender Mitch Campbell makes a stop during preseason exhibition Junior C hockey action last week at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine. The Carruthers Nicol Insurance Kincardine Bulldogs will host a four-team exhibition tournament this weekend featuring the Wingham Ironmen, the Dorchester Dolphins and Midland Flyers. Kincardine will kick things off with a 12:30 p.m. game against Dorchester and then take on Midland at 7 p.m. (Richard Lawson photo)

M-Power provides unique experience

All-girls hockey camp

By Josh Howald

Girls just wanna have fun.

Mandy Cronin keeps an eye on Kennedy Farrell's shot during a game of rebound last Wednesday morning at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine. (Josh Howald photo)


And that is the best way for them to learn the game of hockey, says former NCAA and CWHL goaltender Mandy Cronin.

“If they have fun, they get into it a lot more,” said Cronin, who spent last week at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine operating her all-female hockey school, M-Power Hockey.

League crown for u-20 boys

The Kincardine Dentistry soccer team captured the under-20 Lakeshore Loop tournament championship recently in Tara.



The Kincardine Dentistry under-20 boys soccer team captured the Lakeshore Loop championship recently (submitted photo)


Mosquito Cards knocked out by hosts

The Kincardine mosquito Cardinals wrapped up the 2013 campaign on the weekend in Leamington.

The Kincardine mosquito Cardinals at the OBA tournament last weekend. (submitted photo)

Kincardine opened the tournament against Listowel on Friday night. Listowel plays in both the Western Ontario Baseball Association as well as the Inter-County Baseball Association, and plays roughly 30 games each season. Compare that to the Cards, who were a team combined from Kincardine’s two mosquito house league teams for tournament action.

Cubs win OBA title

Kincardine rolls through Wyoming

There was no question, the OBA tournament was all Kincardine.

Kincardine wiped Petrolia 12-1 this afternoon to cap off an undefeated weekend at the Ontario Baseball Association Provincial C Championships in Wyoming.

The Cubs started the weekend with a 14-4 drubbing over Mitchell, followed by a 15-0 pasting of St. Catharines. Then Kincardine played it's closest game of the weekend, a 3-1 win over Petrolia. The Cubs mercied Bolton, than the hosts from Wyoming to advance to the final, which was a rematch with Petrolia.

This time around, Kincardine made no mistake, scoring runs in nearly every inning in a 12-1 win.

For the full story, don't miss our next print edition of The Kincardine Independent!


Rubber match doesn't happen

Cubs off to OBA tourney this weekend

By Josh Howald

After pulling off a huge upset Sunday night and forcing a Game 3, the London Area Giants decided to go for the anti-climactic finish.

The last place Giants, 5-13 in the regular season, were spanked 14-4 in the first game of their best-of-three opening round playoff series with the Kincardine Cubs. They were all but off to the B round of the Thames Valley Senior Baseball League playoffs on Monday night, but decided to mount a late comeback. They battled for a 9-8 win at Citywide Lower Park in London to force a third and deciding game with Kincardine.

Backhand beauty

Ethan Skinner sauces a backhander into the Stayner net Friday night in exhibition preseason Junior C hockey action at the Davidson Centre. Skinner tallied three times for the hat trick to lead the Carruthers Nicol Insurance Kincardine Bulldogs past the Siskins 5-1. Sunday in Wasaga Beach, however, Stayner exacted some revenge with an 8-2 win. The 'Dogs will host Exeter tomorrow night (Thursday) in Kincardine at 7:30 p.m. (Josh Howald photo)