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Orillia Lakers rebound from tough start, net bronze at Ontario Cup

Orillia Lakers rebound from tough start, net bronze at Ontario Cup

U16 squad kicked off weekend with decisive victory over North York and ended season on high note by beating Milton to capture bronze medal
Kings roll to three straight wins, have playoff spot in sight

Kings roll to three straight wins, have playoff spot in sight

Orillia Jr. B squad has recovered from a slow start to the season and now sport a 6-7-1 record as they look to secure a post-season berth
Heat gets local Lady Kings teams fired up for action

Heat gets local Lady Kings teams fired up for action

Six-point effort from Harper MacDonell paces Northern Elite to house league triumph at West Orillia Sports Complex
Lady King credits Orillia roots for her 'surreal' NCAA success

Lady King credits Orillia roots for her 'surreal' NCAA success

'I don’t think I would have gotten this far if I never got that push,' Paige Stachura says of Lady Kings coaches and teammates
Lady Kings start season strong with pair of impressive wins

Lady Kings start season strong with pair of impressive wins

Sweet Oven U19 women's lacrosse team defeated Newmarket and Halton Hills at RIM Park in Waterloo in season-opening contests
Orillia teen dances his way into National Ballet of Canada

Orillia teen dances his way into National Ballet of Canada

'Having this opportunity is truly amazing,' says Kolton Ruyter, 13, who adds: 'It means a lot because I’ve spent countless hours practising'
Local legends join Orillia Sports Hall of Fame <b>(8 photos)</b>

Local legends join Orillia Sports Hall of Fame (8 photos)

'Nobody ever becomes a champion on their own,' said Mark Shivers who was inducted alongside Nelson Dunlop, Bill Smith, Joanne Stanga, Wayne Dowswell, Bill Watters, and Dave Town
<b>COLUMN:</b> Roots of lacrosse run deep in Indigenous culture

COLUMN: Roots of lacrosse run deep in Indigenous culture

'It was used as preparation for hunting and for battle. The game brought an end to disagreements,' explains columnist of 'creator's game'
Orillia Minor Hockey caps season with awards <b>(10 photos)</b>

Orillia Minor Hockey caps season with awards (10 photos)

Orillia’s top players, coaches and volunteers of 2021-22 were recognized with year-end awards
<b>COLUMN:</b> Leafs fans, languish not. Next year is our year!

COLUMN: Leafs fans, languish not. Next year is our year!

Two-time-champion, Tampa Bay, winner now of 10 straight playoff series, 'is just a tad talented, no,' asks columnist, who thinks better days are ahead