December 28, 2018
ST. THOMAS - It is the annual event that closes out the calender year for local sports in the Railway City. The St. Thomas Minor Hockey Association Centennial Sport Club's Christmas House League tournament occurs between Boxing Day and New Year's Eve day every year. The 2018 edition features Initiation, tyke, atom and peewee divisions. In the Atom final, Hudson Rose assisted on all five goals, as the Green Battalion dumped the Red Blackhawks, 5-1. Tytin McLellan and Michael Carroll both scored twice for the Green Battalion, while Blake Trears had one goal.
December 27, 2018
ST. THOMAS - The St. Thomas PeeWee Stars are heading to the International Silver Stick championship. But at their regional Silver Stick tournament PeeWee A division, December 22/23, in Watford, the Jr. Stars didn't make it easy on themselves.
November 10, 2018
ST. THOMAS - The St. Thomas Jr. minor peewee Stars are heading to the Silver Stick International tournament.
October 14, 2018
ST. THOMAS - Three St. Thomas Jr. Stars' teams advanced from their pools including the peewee team, at the Boston Pizza Cup major tournament, with games played at the Joe Thornton Community Centre, Memorial arena and in Aylmer. The tournament featured 40 teams from across the province, in novice, atom, peewee, bantam and midget divisions. The peewee Stars blanked the Woolwich Wildcats, 2-0, in the semifinals, before falling to the Owen Sound Attack, 5-1, in the final.
October 14, 2018
ST. THOMAS - George Matsos picked the perfect time to break out for the St. Thomas Junior Stars. The forward scored four consecutive goals, lifting the Jr. Stars to a 6-5 comeback win over the Owen Sound Junior Attack, in the Atom final, at the Boston Pizza Cup major tournament, at the Joe.
April 15, 2018
ETOBICOKE, ON. - It may the toughest loss of the past two seasons. The St. Thomas Jr. Stars watched as Willowdale Blackhawks' Michael Egnatis scored his second goal of the game, 4:51 into overtime, for a 4-3 win, completing a comeback in the OHF Atom A semifinal. St. Thomas led 3-0 after one period, on a pair of goals from Mason Burns and an unassisted effort by Sam Taylor. Willowdale scored twice in the first 30 seconds of the second period, to make it 3-2. Mathew Zystra gave the Stars a two goal cushion entering the third period, but the Blackhawks rallied to tie. St. Thomas won the OMHA A championship last month. A year ago, a majority of the players were part of the Jr. Stars' minor atom A OMHA title team.
April 14, 2018
ETOBICOKE, ON. - Thanks to depth scoring the St. Thomas Jr. Stars remain undefeated at the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) atom A championship. The Jr. Stars finished the round robin at 4-0, earning a spot in the semifinals, on Sunday morning. On day two of the three day tournament, St. Thomas defeated the West Mall Lightning, 8-1 and Willowdale Blackhawks, 7-4. St. Thomas faces Willowdale again, this time in a semifinal, at 10 a.m. Sunday.
April 13, 2018
ETOBICOKE, ON. – Liam Metzger is up to his old tricks again. The forward scored both game winning goals, as the St. Thomas Jr. Stars opened the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) atom A championship with a pair of victories. St. Thomas was shorthanded, when Metzger potted the go ahead goal against the Woodstock Woodstock Jr. Navy Vets, on route to a tournament opening 4-2 win.
April 1, 2018
ST. THOMAS –
The St. Thomas Jr. Stars seem to enjoy taking the long way around. Perhaps it's more scenic.
Trent Rickwood had two goals, including the winner, as the St. Thomas celebrated an OMHA minor bantam A championship, defeating the Barrie Jr. Colts, 4-3, in the sixth game of the six point final, at the Timken Centre. Tied at four points each after four games, St. Thomas and Barrie tied game five, 1-1, setting up a rare sixth encounter.
March 25, 2018
ST. THOMAS –
By hanging on for a 3-2 win, the St. Thomas Jr. Stars have extended their Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) minor bantam A final, against the Barrie Jr. Colts.
The six point final is tied at four points, with game five at Barrie, Saturday, March 31. St. Thomas built a 3-0 early second period, but Barrie pulled to within a goal scoring twice in the third period. Braylen Dowson, Liam Kidder and Aiden Shaw buried pucks for the Jr. Stars.
March 24, 2018
ST. THOMAS – Liam Metzger while short-handed, scores with 27 seconds remaining in the third period, to lift the St. Thomas Jr. Stars, to a 5-4 win and an Ontario Minor Hockey Association atom A title. Kaleb Levesque nets a hat trick and Matthew Masschaele also scores as St. Thomas takes the six point series, six to zero.
March 17, 2018
ST. THOMAS – It was wide open fire wagon hockey in game one of the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) Atom A final. A four goal explosion in the 10 minute first period, propelled the St. Thomas Jr. Stars to a 7-4 win, over the Innisfil Winterhawks, in the opening game of the six point series. Ryan Willmore had two goals and two assists, for St. Thomas, while AJ Power and Sam Taylor, also scored twice. Liam Metzger found the back of the net, just 23 seconds into the game to ignite the offensive fireworks.
December 26, 2017
ST. THOMAS – Four goals in the opening five minutes of the game carried Maxwell's Foto Source to a 6-2 win against Al's Pizzeria, in the peewee final, at the St. Thomas Minor Hockey Association Christmas house league tournament, at the Timken Centre. Brandon Piekny, Maddoc Macnamara, Matthew Piekny and Isaac Rohrer, with his first of two goals, scored in the first period, as Maxwell's shot out to a 4-0 lead.
November 19, 2017
ST. THOMAS –
Perhaps Ron MacLean and Tara Slone provided a little inspiration.
In St. Thomas for Rogers Hometown Hockey, MacLean and Slone were on hand for the ceremonial puck drop, prior to the St. Thomas Jr. Stars defeating the London Mustangs, 5-3, in the minor bantam final, at the host city's minor and AE hockey tournament. The Jr. Stars finished with a 5-0 record.
October 15, 2017
ST. THOMAS –
Size and speed kills, and the St. Thomas Jr. Stars have plenty to take care of business.
AJ Power had a pair of goals and one assist, as St. Thomas dumped the Quinte West Hawks, 6-2, in the atom final, at the St. Thomas Minor Hockey Association major tournament, at the Timken Centre.
Owen Lawrence, Mathew Zylstra, Kaleb Levesque and Sam Taylor, also scored for the Jr. Stars.
St. Thomas went 4-0 in pool play, outscoring their opponents, 28-3. Quinte West was no slouch dominating their pool, allowing no goals in four wins.
The Jr. Stars are now 10-0 in tournament play, winning at Ajax earlier this month.
March 25, 2017
ST. THOMAS – They are in a galaxy all their
Led by a four goal performance from Sam Taylor, the St. Thomas Jr. Stars burned the Uxbridge Stars, 7-1, to win the Ontario Minor Hockey Association minor atom 'A' six point series, 6-4, at the Timken Centre. Mathew Zylstra, Liam Metzger and Matthew Masschaele, with an empty net short-handed goal, completed the Jr. Stars' scoring.
St. Thomas won the opener to the series, 3-2, before Uxbridge won back to back games. The Jr. Stars tied the affair at four points a side, with a 6-1 win at Uxbridge on March 19.