Oh, Pu

London Knights forward Clifford Pu reacts to Sean Durzi's overtime goal that gave the Owen Sound Attack a 4-3 win last Sunday afternoon in London. (Josh Howald photo)


Volleyball team wins a pair

D. Thompkins of the Kincardine District Secondary School killed this shot against Saugeen District last week at the high school. For the full story, don't miss this week's print edition of The Independent. (Josh Howald photo)


Knights in Hanover today

Rob McGregor on the hill for Kincardine District Secondary School duing an 11-0 win over JDSS of Hanover last week at Connaught Park. The Knights were in Hanover today (Thursday) to play in the BAA South Division playoffs. It was orgiinally slated to be played yesterday, but was postponed by rain. The BAA finals are next week in Flesherton. (Josh Howald photo)


 Wolves to open season in Kincardine

Ripley signs Hamilton, Scheel and Lang

By Josh Howald

The new-look Ripley Wolves will open the 2017-18 WOAA Senior AA regular season in Kincardine Oct. 7.

Jason Hamilton last season playing against the Wolves in Ripley. (Independent file photo/Howald)

The Wolves will take on the rival Saugeen Shores Winterhawks at 5:15 p.m. at the Davidson Centre as part of the Hockey Day in Kincardine festivities.


Tennis?

Work is finally underway at the Kincardine Tennis Courts. (Josh Howald photo)


Up and atoms

Talon Hope of the Walkerton atoms tries to stop this shot from the Kincardine atoms during an exhbition game last Friday evening at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine. This shot did go in, and the atoms defeated Walkerton 7-2 in this contest. (Josh Howald photo)


Wolves to open season in Kincardine

Hockey Day in Kincardine

By Josh Howald

The Ripley Wolves will open the WOAA Senior AA regular season in Kincardine at the Davidson Centre Oct. 7.

After a full day of minor hockey games scheduled between the Kincardine Minor Hockey Association and the Saugeen Shores Minor Hockey system, the Wolves will kick off another season with a 5:15 p.m. contest against the rival Saugeen Shores Winterhawks. It had previously been reported that this game was an exhibition preseason affair, but that is not the case.

Following the Wolves and Winterhawks, the Nicol Insurance Kincardine Bulldogs will take on the Penetang Kings in Provincial Junior Hockey League action.

in other senior hockey news, the Minto-Mapleton 81's have pulled out of the league for the 2017-18 hockey season. The 81's roster was decimated by player retirement and movement. It is a one-year leave of absence, officially.


Knights host tourney

The Kincardine District Secondary School senior girls basketball team hosted a tournament last weekend. The Knights picked apart Goderich 54-18 in this Friday afternoon contest at the high school. (Barb McKay photo)


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.