In what was likely a first-round playoff preview, the Davenport Subaru Orillia Terriers did little to strike fear into their prospective opponents Wednesday night, falling 7-3 to the visiting Alliston Hornets in an uninspiring effort at Rotary Place.
Dave Dawson, Orillia Packet & Times
Beset by nerves in front of a raucous home-court crowd, the Orillia Secondary School senior boys’ basketball team stumbled to a slow start that proved costly in the pressure-packed 73rd annual Orillia Blackball Classic championship game Saturday night.
What a weekend of hockey. The 21st annual Orillia Hawks Girls’ Hockey Tournament wrapped up Sunday with championship games in 16 divisions, and when the final gold medal was handed out, 101 teams from across the province had competed in more than 185 games at seven arenas around the region.
Canada’s longest continuously running high-school basketball tournament debuted at a new venue Friday, when action tipped off in the gleaming, new gym of Orillia Secondary School (OSS), which opened last year.
As the Provincial Junior Hockey League's regular season winds down, the Orillia Terriers have fallen into the bottom of the standings, a dangerous position they wanted to avoid.
The city’s most popular hockey tournament will be bigger than ever this year. This weekend’s 21st annual Orillia Hawks Tournament, organized by the Orillia Girls Hockey Association (OGHA), will feature 101 teams – breaking the record 83 teams that attended a year ago.“We were able to secure extra ice in Barrie and Gravenhurst and that allowed us to
Prior to Wednesday night's game against the Huntsville Otters, Davenport Subaru Orillia Terriers captain Jake Shaw received the Provincial Junior Hockey League player of the month award for his noteworthy November.
After a pair of lopsided losses against the league's premier teams, the Davenport Subaru Orillia Terriers got back on track Saturday night at Rotary Place when they skated to a dominant 8-2 victory over the Penetang Kings.
Several years ago, when the Orillia Dingos coach left the team mid-season to pursue an opportunity out west, Orillia's John Daggett found himself at a cross-roads.
Sometimes it seems a politician will say just about anything to get elected. Witness Kellie Leitch, the wannabe leader of the federal Conservative party, trying to catch a northern wave of Trumpism, prattling on about dismantling our national broadcaster and the need for immigrants to be screened for “Canadian values.”
The Orillia Terriers honoured one of their own Saturday night when they paid tribute to Ryan Crowther, a former player and coach, who died unexpectedly Nov. 6.
Juggling the lines paid immediate and significant dividends over the weekend for the Davenport Subaru Orillia Terriers.
Orillia's Sharese Rivait has done something no other local equestrian athlete has accomplished. The 17-year-old western rider has earned a scholarship to Southern Methodist University (SMU), a Division 1 school in Dallas that competes at the highest levels of the NCAA.
Ryan Crowther was a larger-than-life personality - something that has become increasingly evident in the wake of his untimely death.
Students at Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School are using sports to push for change.
Lisa Brooking, Orillia’s reigning athlete of the year, earned her “golden ticket” on the weekend, and is now anxiously awaiting to see if that ticket will allow her to represent Canada at two prestigious international competitions.
A few days ago, the body of a 42-year-old woman was discovered in a wooded area just north of the intersection of Bayfield and Hanmer streets in Barrie.
Somehow, in recent years, the Black Plague has crossed the border and taken root. It started in border cities and seeped inward; large, urban centres soon welcomed the insidious invader and its spread has been quick and prolific.
The Orillia Secondary School (OSS) junior girls' basketball team capped their perfect season with two dominant, impressive victories in Barrie Tuesday to win the Georgian Bay Secondary School Association (GBSSA) title, putting an exclamation mark on a memorable year on the hardcourt.
The Orillia Secondary School senior girls also had a stellar season as they went 6-2 in the regular season and showed steady improvement throughout the year.