Mandy Cronin stickhandles around one of her students at the M-Power Hockey Camp last week at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine. The former University of Maine goaltender ran the all-female school in Kincardine with an emphasis on having fun. (Josh Howald photo)
Owen Sound brought its inline hockey players to Walkerton last Monday night to face off against the youngsters in the Bruce County Ballisticks roller hockey program. The games wrapped up the season for both programs. Bruce County won this game by a 3-1 score. (Josh Howald photo)
Kincardine had a rough night at the Hanover Raceway last Wednesday night. The midget Cardinals were dumped 21-4 in baseball action. (Josh Howald photo)
The Ontario Sailing Association's BOOM mobile sailing school was in Kincardine last week and faced some interesting challenges while introducing sailing to local youngsters. For the full story, don't miss this week's print edition of The Kincardine Independent. (Josh Howald photo)
It is a good day to be Scottish in Kincardine.
Emersyn MacDonald competes in highland dancing this morning in Victoria Park. (Josh Howald photo)
Gorgeous weather blessed large crowds and enthusiastic competitors today (Saturday) at the 17th annual Kincardine Scottish Festival and Highland Games.
Highland dancing, solo piping, band competitions and the Heavy Events were among the highlights of today's schedule, as well as the Parade of Clans. And the best is yet to come.
Crowds are already lining Queen Street in downtown Kincardine in anticipation of the weekly Saturday night march by the Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band at 8 p.m. Later tonight, the main stage at the festival will feature numerous acts - including Canadian rockers Sloan and festival favourites, the Mudmen.
It's time to add a little colour to Kincardine.
Kincardine Independent sports editor Josh Howald officially released Colour Kincardine!, a colouring book for both children and adults, this morning (Thursday). The launch is just in time for a big weekend in Kincardine that includes tomorrow's Canada Day celebrations and the Kincardine Scottish Festival and Highland Games.
Colouring fans can gear up to finish classic scenes of the Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band, Lake Huron, the pier, the Victoria Park fountain, the Kincardine Cubs, the Kincardine Bulldogs, our world famous sunsets and more!
By Josh Howald
The Trenton Golden Hawks were defeated for the first time since Game 2 of the Ontario Junior Hockey League finals, but managed to earn a point from the West Kelowna Warriors in a shootout loss.
The point was an important won for the Golden Hawks, as it assured them a spot in one of two semi-final games on Saturday at the Royal Bank Cup, the national Junior A championship tournament being held in Lloydminster, Alberta.
Kincardine natives Ben Scheel and Ethan Skinner both play for Trenton, the OJHL champs and the Central Canadian champions. Trenton is now 2-0-1 at the RBC Cup, and will wrap up the preliminary portion of the tournament tomorrow (Thursday) evening against the host Lloydminster Bobcats.
By Josh Howald
As quickly as it all began, the Bluewater Athletic Association regular season soccer schedule has ended.
Macy Miller and her KDSS teammates will take on the St. Mary's High School Mustangs in a BAA semi-final game tomorrow morning in Walkerton. (Josh Howald photo)
Both the Kincardine District Secondary School boys and girls soccer teams won quarter-final playoff games yesterday (Tuesday) and will play in BAA semi-final contests tomorrow on the road.
Grace Dance Academy held rehearsals Saturday morning for the Spring Dance Recital, which will be held on May 14 and May 15.Here, the pre-ballet class dances to My Favourite Things. From left are Liberty Martin, Katie Beddington, Ella Szydlowski, Coraline Henry, Piper Johnson, Evey Booth and Katelyn Edey. Tickets are available for the recital at Penetangear. (Josh Howald photo)
The 19th annual Kincardine Bulldogs Indoor Beach Volleyball Tournament meant all kinds of volleyball action last week at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine. For the winning teams and other photos, don't miss this week's print edition of The Kincardine Independent. (Josh Howald photo)