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'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
From scrawny to brawny: Local man one of area's top bodybuilders

From scrawny to brawny: Local man one of area's top bodybuilders

PF grad Cameron Lenssen has reinvented himself; 'What I’ve learned in regards to discipline, passion and hard work ethic, it’s changed my life completely'
Wins and titles are built by hard work, says passionate local coach

Wins and titles are built by hard work, says passionate local coach

Wes WInkel has rebuilt minor baseball program and won several titles as a coach; Source of pride comes in helping them 'to succeed in other areas of life'
Scheifele, Ekblad lead way on Barrie Colts all-time roster

Scheifele, Ekblad lead way on Barrie Colts all-time roster

The number of superstars to play for the Barrie Colts is quite remarkable, but there were also players who made their biggest impression during their junior careers
Paddleboarding allows users to become stand-up participants

Paddleboarding allows users to become stand-up participants

'We’re happy to get boards to the people, and expose them to some physical fitness as well as a new perspective and appreciation of the beauty of the waterways'
Local cyclists get 'exciting news;' Hardwood is set to open Saturday

Local cyclists get 'exciting news;' Hardwood is set to open Saturday

'We are excited to get back on the trails,' Hardwood official says, noting there will be new safety protocols in place to ensure safety of cyclists, staff
Nic Langman wants his academy to give local kids a fighting chance

Nic Langman wants his academy to give local kids a fighting chance

'Karate changed my life so much, and before I got into it, I was not in a good place,' said Langman, who has built Black Lotus to help others find their way
Controversial Colts sailed into the Memorial Cup 20 years ago today

Controversial Colts sailed into the Memorial Cup 20 years ago today

Despite their winning ways on the ice, the 1999-2000 team was also a public-relations disaster
Will hockey be played in Orillia rinks next winter?

Will hockey be played in Orillia rinks next winter?

Minor hockey official says organization 'totally committed to having a hockey season,' but uncertainty abounds over what that might look like
Local football community mourning loss of beloved coach

Local football community mourning loss of beloved coach

'It's a big loss for the football community and a shock for everyone,' former player says of retired Eastview teacher/coach; 'He won't be forgotten, that's for sure'