Author: Owen Sound Sun Times

Grey Highlands headed back to CWOSSA title game

The Grey Highlands Lions are on the hunt for another CWOSSA A/AA girls rugby championship. The Lions went 2-0 Friday during the CWOSSA A/AA pool play schedule Friday at Victoria Park in Owen Sound and will now face Shelburne’s Centre Dufferin District in the gold-medal game Tuesday at 1 p.m. Grey Highlands is coming off […]

Transmitters in Lake Huron whitefish to reveal movements

Lake Huron whitefish are being tagged with transmitters to track their movements, the first time an acoustic telemetry project of this scale has been done in Lake Huron. The “pings” from transmitters surgically implanted in the fish are detected by receivers placed on the bottom of the lake at various locations. Information recorded at these […]

Wolves fall short of CWOSSA title, lose to BCI 22-12

The Owen Sound District Wolves fell to the Brantford Collegiate Institute Mustangs in their bid to be crowned Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association AAA girls rugby champions. The BCI Mustangs topped Owen Sound 22-12 in Friday’s CWOSSA final at Bisons Alumni North Park Sports Complex in Brantford. With the win, the Mustangs qualify for […]

Judge reserves in Saugeen’s claim to beach at Sauble

Final arguments ended Thursday in a 32-year-old legal dispute over ownership of the northern strip of beach at Sauble Beach, a tourist destination the local municipality wants to keep. Superior Court Justice Susan Vela reserved her decision and no return date was set. The Toronto hearing  was broadcast on YouTube this week. Saugeen First Nation, […]

Kincardine lifts water use restrictions

Water use restrictions have been lifted on the Municipality of Kincardine’s main drinking water system. With the system’s reservoir back online, the municipality announced on Thursday that restrictions implemented late last month had been lifted. But residents on the system can expect another water conservation period in October, with full reservoir repairs being delayed until […]

BRIEFS: Russell signs, Brunette Jack Adams finalist

Brunette a Jack Adams finalist One of the best junior hockey players to ever pass through the Scenic City is a finalist for the National Hockey League’s coach of the year award. Andrew Brunette, who played three seasons for the Owen Sound Platers from 1990 to 1993 and is the team’s second all-time leading scorer […]

Uens earns honours as league’s top student

Attack rookie Cal Uens won the Ontario Hockey League’s Ivan Tennant Memorial Award presented annually to the league’s top academic high school student. Uens achieved a 98.7 per cent average in studies at Owen Sound District Secondary School, excelling in Business Leadership (100%), a pair of English courses (98%, 99%) and Challenge and Change in […]

Community working to help those displaced by Hanover fire

Part of Hanover’s downtown is expected to remain closed for the weekend, while various community services continue to help the dozens of people displaced after a major fire in the town on Thursday morning. On Friday, the town’s mayor, Sue Paterson, declared an emergency following a meetings of the Emergency Control Group, increasing the town’s […]

Jr. B North Stars comeback effort falters in overtime

The Owen Sound North Stars clawed back from a 7-1 deficit against the Guelph Regals to force overtime, but couldn’t bag a fourth-straight win in Ontario Junior B Lacrosse League action Thursday night at the Bayshore. The Regals scored the only two goals in the extra frame to earn the 15-13 victory and improve to […]

BAA: Wolves headed to CWOSSA championship, track and field athletes shine

GIRLS RUGBY The Owen Sound District Wolves are headed to the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association (CWOSSA) triple-A championship. The Wolves went 2-0 through pool play Wednesday at Brantford’s Bison Alumni North Park Sports Complex to finish first in Pool B and earn a berth into the championship game. Friday’s championship contest is set […]

Staff shortage could force GBHS rural ER’s to temporarily close

Grey Bruce Health Services warned Thursday of possible temporary closures of emergency departments at any of its rural sites due to staff shortages. The hospital corporation issued a news release to announce the prospect of closing the emergency department in Lion’s Head, Wiarton, Southampton, Meaford or Markdale due particularly to physician shortages but also nursing […]

Despite outbreaks, Arra finds COVID indicators ‘reasurring’

Mask mandates have been lifted most places since mid-March and many people seem to have quit wearing masks in public places, a decision the local medical officer of health said is appropriate. “Of course we’re not out of the woods yet but the level of risk that require restrictions is not there,” Dr. Ian Arra […]

End of content

End of content