Egg chaos

This was the scene Saturday at the annual Rotary Easter Egg Hunt at Victoria Park in Kincardine. (Barb McKay photo)


Alliston trails Panthers 2-1

Trenton and Milton meet again in OJHL final

The Alliston Hornets trail the Port Hope Panthers 2-1 in the OHA Schmalz Cup semi-finals.

Each team has won at home, and Alliston will try to tie this Provincial Junior Hockey League series up tonight (Wednesday) in Game 4 at the New Tecumseth Rec Centre in Alliston at 7:30 p.m.

Game 5 is Friday at 6:30 p.m. in Port Hope.

The other semi-final series has the Essex 73's up 3-1 on the defending Schmalz Cup champions from Ayr. Essex doubled up the Centennials 4-2 last night.

Game 5 of that series is in Ayr tomorrow (Thursday) evening.

Ontario Junior Hockey League

The Trenton Golden Hawks will meet the Georgetown Raiders in a rematch of last year's OJHL championship series.


 Listowel wins Cherrey Cup

But both Skinners get to play for Sutherland Cup

By Josh Howald

Well only one could win the Cherrey Cup this season, Kincardine brothers Ethan and Danny Skinner will both play for a Sutherland Cup championship.

Danny's Listowel Cyclones defeated Ethan's Elmira SugarKings 3-0 in Game 6 of the Cherrey Cup finals Sunday night in Elmira to win the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League's Midwestern Conference championship.


Plenty of pickleballers

The inaugural Kincardine pickleball tournament can certainly be considered a success.

Things were tense in the B final last Wednesday in the hall at the Davidson Centre. (Josh Howald photo)

 

A total of 24 doubles teams took part in the two-day event, whcih came to a conclusion last Tuesday afternoon with some exciting pickleball action in the Daivdson Centre hall. The tournament was held on consecutive Wednesdays.

When all the dust had settled, the team of Paul Hamann and Steve Baulch came out as the A Division champions. They swept Les Booth and Linda MacTavish 2-0 in the championship final. The B final, pictured above, saw Terry VanGaver and Don Brisson win a third and deciding match.


Knights off to semi-finals

OFSAA finals Friday

The Kincardine District Secondary School girls hockey team will play in the OFSAA provincial hockey semi-finals tomorrow (Friday) morning in Stratford after a 4-1 this afternoon in a quarter-final playoff game. If KDSS can win at 8 a.m. tomorrow, the Knights would play for a provincial championship at 1 p.m. Watch for more updates on this site later, and follow along on twitter@kincintheslot. (Josh Howald photo)


Knights 2-0 at OFSAA

Kincardine making noise in Stratford

By Josh Howald

Kincardine District Secondary School has a 2-0 record after the first day of action at the OFSAA A/AA provincial girils hockey high school championships.

KDSS is 2-0 in Stratford at the OFSAA provincial championship tournament. (Josh Howald photo)

 

The Knights are sitting pretty, and have all but assured themselves a spot in a quarter-final contest tomorrow afternoon. KDSS does still have one preliminary game remaining tomorrow (Thursday) at 10:30 a.m. A win in that game would guarantee a spot in the playoffs.


BAA, CWOSSA championships for KDSS girls

By Josh Howald

After winning a Bluewater Athletic Association championship on home ice last week, the Kincardine District Secondary School girls hockey team kept the good times rolling by going 4-0 at the CWOSSA tournament this week. The Knights defeated St. David’s in overtime yesterday (Tuesday) to win a CWOSSA championship and qualify for the OFSAA provincial championship tournament later this month in Stratford.

The KDSS girls hockey team winning the BAA girls hockey championship last week at home. Yesterday the Knights won a CWOSSA championship in Owen Sound. (Josh Howald photo)

 


Playoff time in town

The Kincardine Legion peewees dropped Game 2 of the opening round series to Listowel, but bounced back with a 5-4 win the next day in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead. For the full minor hockey playoff picture, pick up this week's print edition of The Kincardine Independent. (Josh Howald photo)


Arts night

The KDSS rock band performed classic hits an original song by Serena Rutledge, right on Thursday night's Arts Night. Drama students also performed a play written by students. (Barb McKay photo)


Police make arrest in downtown fire

Police have made an arrest in connection to a downtown house fire last week in Kincardine.

The South-Bruce OPP said they arrested a 21-year-old yesterday (Thursday) without incident. The man has been charged with arson, mischief, uttering threats and two counts of breach of probation.

Police said the man was held in custody pending the results of a bail hearing that was scheduled to take place today (Friday).

Police have been investigating since being called to the apartment fire, across from the Hawg's Breath, at 2:20 a.m. last Thursday along with the Municipality of Kincardine Fire Department. Firefighters quickly extinguished an aggressive fire in an upstairs apartment. All occupants of the building were safely evacuated and no injuries were reported.