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.


 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)