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Top local high school athletes feted at Breakfast of Champions

Top local high school athletes feted at Breakfast of Champions

'You cannot understand how to succeed without accepting and then understanding your failures,' hall of fame inductee Mark Shivers tells young athletes
Orillia Lady Kings battle to big wins in recent action

Orillia Lady Kings battle to big wins in recent action

Isabelle Oullette-Darling scores seven of team's 10 goals
Local basketball team impresses in summer league debut

Local basketball team impresses in summer league debut

OOFII Simcoe United allowedfewest points of any team during the first weekend of Canadian Youth Summer League play
Orillia teen qualifies for Ontario Youth Junior Championship

Orillia teen qualifies for Ontario Youth Junior Championship

Many Channel Cats swimmers had impressive results at event in Orangeville, which was the final competition for Cats leader Peyton Nie
Batter up! Orillia Senior Softball team takes the field Tuesday

Batter up! Orillia Senior Softball team takes the field Tuesday

In the past 12 years, the senior squad from Orillia has won 10 titles and finished second twice
Orillia Royals capture tournament title with home field upset

Orillia Royals capture tournament title with home field upset

Orillia squad overcame mediocre 2-2 record to squeak into semis, where they held on to beat Innisfil, before upsetting Burlington in the championship game
Northern Shootout to return to Orillia diamonds this summer

Northern Shootout to return to Orillia diamonds this summer

More than 80 teams set to compete in slo-pitch tourney; 'This is one of the main tournaments players look forward to every year,' organizer says
Return of tournaments a hit for local players <b>(5 photos)</b>

Return of tournaments a hit for local players (5 photos)

'Having a tournament for the first time in two years is awesome, especially in your hometown,' says Orillia Royals pitcher
Kings use stout penalty killing, late surge to top Mountaineers

Kings use stout penalty killing, late surge to top Mountaineers

Captain Noah Quarrington had an inspired game, while Zack Gignac and Liam McCrimmon each had five-point efforts in critical road triumph
Lady Kings entertain with tight games, high-scoring affairs

Lady Kings entertain with tight games, high-scoring affairs

Field lacrosse club's house-league program featured action-packed games in U9, U11 and U13/U15 age categories at West Orillia Sports Complex