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March 23, 2022

Jr. Stars break trend to win semifinal

ST. THOMAS - Coming in to the decisive game six, the home team had not won a game. The St. Thomas Jr. Stars ended that trend, with a 5-2 win over the Cambridge Hawks, taking the Alliance U12 A/AA Bristol playdown semifinal, seven points to five, Tuesday, at the Joe. After the teams tied the opening game, the road team won each of the next four games. Cutler Jones with a hat trick, Nash Adams and Charlie Matsos, scored for the Stars.

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April 1, 2019

Jr. Stars' haunting of Barrie continues

ST. THOMAS - The Barrie Jr. Colts may just be starting to have nightmares about visiting St. Thomas. For the second year in a row, the St. Thomas Millcreek Plumbing Jr. Stars captured an Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) championship on home ice, defeating Barrie in both finals, this year for the bantam A title. Ashton Ivanyshyn, Aiden Shaw and Braylen Dowson scored as St. Thomas blanked Barrie, 3-0, in game five of the six point series, at Memorial arena. Goalie Will Richardson stopped all rubber shot his way for his biggest shutout of his career, leading the Jr. Stars to a six points to four victory in the final.

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March 25, 2019

St. Thomas captures third consecutive OMHA title

ORILLIA, ON. - The St. Thomas Jr. Stars are Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) minor peewee A champions. St. Thomas completed a six point to zero series sweep of the Orillia Terriers, with a 6-0 win Saturday in Orillia. The Jr. Stars took first two games, 6-1 and 3-0 on home ice last weekend. Matthew Soares with two goals, Kaleb Levesque, Owen Lawrence, Ryan Willmore and AJ Power, scored for St. Thomas. The core of the team coached by Andrew Power have now won three OMHA titles in a row, starting with minor atom in 2017 and atom a year ago.

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March 17, 2019

Barrie ties OMHA bantam final

ST. THOMAS - After dropping game one to the St. Thomas Jr. Stars, the Barrie Colts White responded with a 3-2 win in game two, tying OMHA minor peewee six point 1A final

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March 17, 2019

Minor peewee Stars up four points to none

ST. THOMAS - Thanks to a 3-0 win, the St. Thomas Jr. Stars have a four points to none lead over the Orillia Terriers, in the OMHA minor peewee 1A six point final

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March 16, 2019

St. Thomas minor peewee takes OMHA opener

ST. THOMAS - A four goal explosion in the first period sent the St. Thomas Jr. Stars on their way to a 6-1 rout of Orillia, in game one of their six point Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) 1A final.

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March 16, 2019

St. Thomas major bantams win OMHA opener

ST. THOMAS -  Aiden Shaw scored the winner to lift the St. Thomas Jr. Stars over Barrie, 2-1, in the six point Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) 1A bantam final.

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December 28, 2018

STMHA Centennial Sports Club house league tourney takes flight

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.

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December 27, 2018

PeeWee Stars rally to win Silver Stick regional

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.

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November 10, 2018

Minor Peewee Stars qualify for International Silver Stick

ST. THOMAS - The St. Thomas Jr. minor peewee Stars are heading to the Silver Stick International tournament.

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October 14, 2018

Stars advance to Major tournament peewee final

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.

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October 14, 2018

Matsos snipe show leads Atom Stars' comeback victory

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.

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April 15, 2018

Willowdale upends St. Thomas in OT during OHF Atom A semifinals

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

Depth leads Jr. Stars to a 4-0 record at OHF Atom A championship

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.

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April 13, 2018

Metzger has St. Thomas 2-0 at OHF tournament

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.

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April 1, 2018

Going the distance for an OMHA championship

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.

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March 25, 2018

Bantam Stars stay alive

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.

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March 24, 2018

Jr. Stars sweep to OMHA Atom A title

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.

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March 17, 2018

Game one fireworks lights Jr. Stars

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.

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December 26, 2017

Maxwell's feasts on Al's Pizzeria

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.

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November 19, 2017

McLean and Stone inspire minor bantam Stars

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. 

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October 15, 2017

St. Thomas ices opponents in major atom division

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.

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March 25, 2017

St. Thomas wins battle of the Stars


ST. THOMAS   They are in a galaxy all their own.
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.

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