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Hurry hard! Orillia Curling Club returning to the hack this fall

Hurry hard! Orillia Curling Club returning to the hack this fall

'Curling is also a very social sport and a great way to meet new people,' said club official, noting season will start off with clinic Oct. 12
Local senior striving to raise money for OSMH, encourage fitness

Local senior striving to raise money for OSMH, encourage fitness

'Whether it’s hiking, running, or even mountain biking on the trails, it’s important for seniors to keep active,' says organizer of Sept. 16 Fit to Live event
Orillia Sharks 'give back to go back' to support community

Orillia Sharks 'give back to go back' to support community

The Cheer Sport Sharks have donated school supplies among other things as part of its Sharks Give Back to go Back drive
Top teams win cash, souvenirs at Fun Lawn Bowling tourney

Top teams win cash, souvenirs at Fun Lawn Bowling tourney

The Orillia Lawn Bowling Club's final tournament of the year, along with its membership meeting, is planned for Sept. 18
Orillia Royals cap stellar season by winning provincial championship

Orillia Royals cap stellar season by winning provincial championship

The team voluntarily moved up a level so they could compete this season and did the improbable, capturing an OBA title
Kahuna Surf Shop makes generous donation to Rama's youth

Kahuna Surf Shop makes generous donation to Rama's youth

'This gives kids an opportunity to fall in love with a new sport and be passionate about it,' says grateful Rama First Nation official
Newcomers have a ball at lawn bowling tourney <b>(4 photos)</b>

Newcomers have a ball at lawn bowling tourney (4 photos)

Guided by some more experienced bowlers, new members of the Orillia Lawn Bowling Club were introduced to competitive, tournament bowling
It's game on for Indigenous kids thanks to donations of hockey gear

It's game on for Indigenous kids thanks to donations of hockey gear

Chance meeting in a Midland parking lot a few years ago has led to donation of more than 800 bags of gear, 150 sets of goalie pads and over 500 sticks
Orillia Royals one win away from provincial championship

Orillia Royals one win away from provincial championship

With four wins, two of the dramatic come-from-behind variety, the Orillia Royals need to win one of two games this weekend to capture a provincial title
Ninth annual Baseball Day in Orillia set for this weekend

Ninth annual Baseball Day in Orillia set for this weekend

'This is kind of like the Field of Dreams game for the players who play on this day. It has a sentimental value to it,' says event organizer