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Mountain bike trails at Hardwood Ski & Bike opening today

Mountain bike trails at Hardwood Ski & Bike opening today

After a one-year hiatus, popular Wednesday Night Racing Series is poised to return; 'It’s a staple in the community here for youth and families,' says official
OHL return would be 'irresponsible' with COVID numbers rising: Official <b>(update)</b>

OHL return would be 'irresponsible' with COVID numbers rising: Official (update)

The format for a potential return also remains up in the air at this point
Local athletes 'beyond frustrated’ with restricted access to turf field

Local athletes 'beyond frustrated’ with restricted access to turf field

'They’ve locked everything up so we can’t use the field. It’s nonsense,' says local soccer player; Mayor says city is concerned about mass gatherings
Ramara Soccer Club makes 'responsible' decision to cancel season

Ramara Soccer Club makes 'responsible' decision to cancel season

Protocols and restrictions, while well crafted to keep participants safe, were just too challenging for small volunteer-run club to successfully implement and manage
Stay-at-home order delays start of popular Orillia Perch Festival

Stay-at-home order delays start of popular Orillia Perch Festival

'We are happy that the participants are still wanting to come out and do it,' says organizer of one of Canada's largest fishing derbies
Fore! Golfers 'anxious' for an early spring start to season

Fore! Golfers 'anxious' for an early spring start to season

'We have a good bunch of golfers who have been locked in the house for months now, so people are happy to get out,' says local golf course owner
North Central Ontario Predators unveil head coaches for 2021-2022 season

North Central Ontario Predators unveil head coaches for 2021-2022 season

Selected coaches will 'contribute positively to our Association's goals,' says organization’s Coach Selection Chair
Organizers of local sports hoping to spring back into action soon

Organizers of local sports hoping to spring back into action soon

'We are hoping they open us up and recognize the importance of youth sports. It’s a long time coming,' says Orillia Legion Minor Baseball official
Local race car driver hoping to help refuel local businesses

Local race car driver hoping to help refuel local businesses

'It’s kind of nice to be in this position to help businesses like them, who might be in need during this time,' says Orillia driver Taylor Holdaway
<b>COLUMN:</b> Voices that captivate drama of sports resonate forever

COLUMN: Voices that captivate drama of sports resonate forever

The pen may be more powerful than the sword, but on occasion, it’s the podium’s telling, not the spelling, that’s most compelling, notes columnist John Epstein