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Program, funding help Twin Lakes students try new sports

Program, funding help Twin Lakes students try new sports

Try Day program, sponsored by OFSAA, allowed students to try Spikeball and KanJam
Local student athletes vie for victory at City Wrestling Championship (12 photos)

Local student athletes vie for victory at City Wrestling Championship (12 photos)

More than 250 elementary school students from nine area schools competed in city-wide event at Rotary Place
Orillia Sports Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees (8 photos)

Orillia Sports Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees (8 photos)

Stu Burnie, Don Stoutt and Bill McGill recognized at 5th annual Orillia Sports Hall of Fame Gala
Local fans enjoy first Muay Thai Fight Night (9 photos)

Local fans enjoy first Muay Thai Fight Night (9 photos)

A dozen matches featured diverse array of fighters of varying ages and weight classes
Fundraiser aims to help pair of Orillia women reach their goals

Fundraiser aims to help pair of Orillia women reach their goals

Katelyn Ayers has Olympic aspirations, while Ella Black has qualified for enrichment program; Second day of mini-putt fundraiser goes Sunday
Local lawn bowling club offering free lessons for newcomers

Local lawn bowling club offering free lessons for newcomers

Club invites people of all ages to give the sport a try; Membership meeting slated for May 8
Student athletes recognized at Breakfast of Champions (3 photos)

Student athletes recognized at Breakfast of Champions (3 photos)

Hall of Fame inductee Stu Burnie encourages local students to 'have fun, work hard and do it for as long as you can'
Orillia swimmer golden, earns right to compete at Olympic Trials

Orillia swimmer golden, earns right to compete at Olympic Trials

Channel Cat swimmer Caleb Near won gold in 100-metre backstroke in Quebec; 'Winning ... was very exciting,' says talented teen
Tireless, brash Bill McGill heading to Sports Hall of Fame (6 photos)

Tireless, brash Bill McGill heading to Sports Hall of Fame (6 photos)

'One of Orillia's greatest promoters' will enter local sports shrine at April 27 gala at Casino Rama
Stu Burnie is skating into Orillia's Sports Hall of Fame (2 photos)

Stu Burnie is skating into Orillia's Sports Hall of Fame (2 photos)

OrilliaMatters profiles the three inductees into Orillia's sports shrine; Burnie starred at every level, from junior, to NCAA, to AHL to Team Canada