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Snow Leopards tumbling into transition to Cheer Sport Sharks

Snow Leopards tumbling into transition to Cheer Sport Sharks

The newly developed program, Cheer Sport Sharks Orillia, will open its doors for the 2020-2021 season to athletes ages 3 and up
Orillia Secondary School virtually honours its top athletes

Orillia Secondary School virtually honours its top athletes

Jessica Goodwin and Caleb Near take school's top honours, winning Legends of OSS Awards
For the first summer since 1897, there will be no lacrosse

For the first summer since 1897, there will be no lacrosse

Ontario Lacrosse Association cancels box lacrosse season; 'We understand that this is a difficult conclusion for our players, team personnel, officials, parents and fans'
Pandemic forces permanent closure of Black Lotus Academy

Pandemic forces permanent closure of Black Lotus Academy

Owner says 'the idea of (the government) loaning us money in a crisis so we can pay taxes ... is as wrong as things can get ethically'
Mixed martial arts student becomes teacher at Black Lotus

Mixed martial arts student becomes teacher at Black Lotus

'Martial arts will always be my passion, but I don’t need to fight and compete to fuel that passion,' says Riley Sova who has transitioned from combatant to trainer
Pair of local golfers record aces at Hawk Ridge Golf Club

Pair of local golfers record aces at Hawk Ridge Golf Club

Rhonda Montgomery and Spencer Shropshire each recorded their first holes at the Orillia golf course
Local official named province's Top Prospect Linesman

Local official named province's Top Prospect Linesman

Former Alliston Hornet Nicholas Arcan became a linesman after his competitive hockey days were over
COVID-19 strikes out 2020 Orillia Legion Minor Baseball season

COVID-19 strikes out 2020 Orillia Legion Minor Baseball season

'With profound and heartfelt disappointment,' officials make decision to cancel season; Organization will continue to look for opportunities to play/practise
Huronia Stallions cancel 2020 season for all programs

Huronia Stallions cancel 2020 season for all programs

'We share your disappointment with not being able to put on the purple and gold' uniform, say officials from football program
'With regret,' Orillia & District Soccer Club cancels season

'With regret,' Orillia & District Soccer Club cancels season

'Our organization is strong and will be back stronger when it is safe to do so,' said club president who noted full refunds will be issued