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Local MD 'privileged' to help Team Canada at world championships

Local MD 'privileged' to help Team Canada at world championships

Orillia doctor Margaret Burghardt was chief physician for the Canada Open Water Swim Team in Korea; Travel can be tiring, but 'it's always interesting and rewarding'
Rushmount Riders gallop to success at weekend events

Rushmount Riders gallop to success at weekend events

Riders achieved personal goals and also attained coaches' goals of getting them to the championships at various levels
Channel Cat shows dramatic improvement in open water swims

Channel Cat shows dramatic improvement in open water swims

Flora Haslem 'has pushed through' some challenges and 'has improved her time with each swim,' says coach
Lawn bowlers go back in time to aid Mariposa House Hospice <b>(4 photos)</b>

Lawn bowlers go back in time to aid Mariposa House Hospice (4 photos)

Club's 50/60s themed event raises $1,200 for hospice; Club also hosted an Open Pairs Tournament this week
Undefeated Stallions hope to score title shot Saturday in OFC semifinal

Undefeated Stallions hope to score title shot Saturday in OFC semifinal

Stallions overcame 10-point deficit to win thrilling quarter-final game against rival Etobicoke Eagles
She said yes! Then, she got her diamond on the diamond

She said yes! Then, she got her diamond on the diamond

Alliston resident Norm Casquenette's proposal to girlfriend Angela Gerrish on the mound Thursday night was a first in Barrie Baycats history
Orillia's peewee Kings dominate, capture tourney crown in Ottawa

Orillia's peewee Kings dominate, capture tourney crown in Ottawa

Local squad went undefeated and earned hard-fought victories in semis and final to take the crown
Ramara Soccer scores for the week

Ramara Soccer scores for the week

Ramara Soccer Club's games played and scores for the week of July 20
Rushmount Stable hosts North Simcoe Challenge Series

Rushmount Stable hosts North Simcoe Challenge Series

Event included dressage, hunter and jumper classes; Another event on tap at Rushmount today
Passion for sports fuels 'selfless' Orillia volunteer Mike Borrelli

Passion for sports fuels 'selfless' Orillia volunteer Mike Borrelli

In the first article in our new weekly Pursuit feature, we turn the spotlight on Mike Borrelli, a legendary force in local slo-pitch and minor hockey circles