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Kahuna Surf Shop surprises local youth with new skateboards

Kahuna Surf Shop surprises local youth with new skateboards

'A place like Orillia needs somebody to help drive skateboarding into the community and it should be us,' says owner of Kahuna Surf Shop
Orillia Lakers 'excited' about plans to return to the court

Orillia Lakers 'excited' about plans to return to the court

The Orillia basketball program is looking forward to offering both a rep and house league program and is in need of coaches for this year's programs
Local lawn bowlers shine at first fun tourney of the season

Local lawn bowlers shine at first fun tourney of the season

The club, while observing COVID protocols, is back in full swing with bowling on the green five days a week
Orillia men's soccer club making a pitch for championship season

Orillia men's soccer club making a pitch for championship season

'We think we have a really strong team who is capable of being one of the best teams in the province,' says manager of Orillia Inter
Local athlete realizes dream, inks contract with LA Dodgers

Local athlete realizes dream, inks contract with LA Dodgers

'Every kid who plays baseball at one point stands in their backyard, dreaming of stepping onto a major league field,' says Max Hewitt
Colts trot out familiar face as team's new coach, GM

Colts trot out familiar face as team's new coach, GM

Marty Williamson started his OHL coaching career when he became head coach of the Barrie Colts for the 2004-05 season
Former Terriers coach scores president role with Maple Leafs alumni

Former Terriers coach scores president role with Maple Leafs alumni

Greg Hotham discusses his role with the Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni, local 'AAA' hockey, playing golf, and his sons' educational journey
Pair of Barrie Colts drafted by NHL teams; It's a 'dream come true'

Pair of Barrie Colts drafted by NHL teams; It's a 'dream come true'

Brandt Clarke was taken eighth overall by LA Kings, while Ethan Cardwell was selected by San Jose Sharks in the fourth round of NHL draft
Batter up! Hundreds of slo-pitch players return to local diamonds

Batter up! Hundreds of slo-pitch players return to local diamonds

'We are really excited to be back, we missed getting together with our friends and playing the sport that we love to play,' says Orillia slo-pitch player
Orillia Kings return to action for the first time in over a year

Orillia Kings return to action for the first time in over a year

'We wanted to do this for the kids who are dying to do something and get back to playing lacrosse,' says Kings general manager