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PROFILE: Isabella Holmgren cycles into Athlete of the Year race

PROFILE: Isabella Holmgren cycles into Athlete of the Year race

The world champion in two cycling disciplines is among three worthy candidates for 2023 Orillia Athlete of the Year award; winner will be announced Thursday
'Special' Ontario 55+ Winter Games a gold-medal success for Orillia

'Special' Ontario 55+ Winter Games a gold-medal success for Orillia

'Orillia showed itself to be a wonderful city that people can easily come to enjoy,' Mayor Don McIsaac says following last week's games
Orillia Rowing Club drops anchor on inaugural online auction

Orillia Rowing Club drops anchor on inaugural online auction

Fundraiser includes gift certificates, services and merchandise donated by locate businesses
A prediction? This skating event is most unique event at Winter Games

A prediction? This skating event is most unique event at Winter Games

'Nobody really cares about winning or losing, they just want to have a good time,' says organizer of event that calls for participants to predict their finishing time
Orillia Channel Cats swim to third-place overall finish at regionals

Orillia Channel Cats swim to third-place overall finish at regionals

Some local swimmers also qualified for provincial meets at event in Barrie
Table tennis: Seniors enjoy golden moment at Ontario Winter Games

Table tennis: Seniors enjoy golden moment at Ontario Winter Games

'It's very exciting and surprising that we won this tournament. At my age, I never expected to be in this position to come here and win,' says gold medal winner, 86
'Wonderful' local volunteers help Winter Games athletes shine

'Wonderful' local volunteers help Winter Games athletes shine

'Volunteering is giving a piece of yourself that can't be bought. Volunteering is a vital aspect of being a part of the community,' said 71-year-old Orillia volunteer
Local women 'thrilled' for chance to shine at Ontario Winter Games

Local women 'thrilled' for chance to shine at Ontario Winter Games

'It's not just that we can play now, it's that we can play competitive for something that matters. It gives us older people something to keep competing for,' says local player
'Thrill of speed' drives skiers down slopes at Ontario Winter Games

'Thrill of speed' drives skiers down slopes at Ontario Winter Games

'Getting outside makes the winter go quickly. It's just a lot of fun,' said alpine skier at Horseshoe Resort on Day 1 of event that went 'smooth as butter'
'Incredibly demanding': Local athletes hope to net badminton gold at Ontario 55+ Winter Games

'Incredibly demanding': Local athletes hope to net badminton gold at Ontario 55+ Winter Games

'Age regardless, all of our opponents are energized, fit, and want to push themselves,' says local badminton player who kicked off competition Wednesday