Twin Lakes Secondary School graduate Sean Clendinning capped his improbable four-year varsity basketball career in style Saturday, putting an exclamation point on an impressive Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) run of hard-court dominance.
Dave Dawson, Orillia Packet & Times
Save Oro is at it again.
A rocky roller-coaster season came to a screeching halt for the Davenport Subaru Terriers Sunday night as the Penetang Kings roared back from a 3-1 series deficit to win three straight games – two in overtime – to eliminate Orillia from the post-season.
The high-flying Twin Lakes Thunderbirds are queens of the high-school volleyball court.
Athletes from Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School captured the school's first-ever Georgian Bay Secondary School Association wrestling championship this week, edging out their local rival to garner the regional crown.
After letting a comfortable 21-point lead slip through their grasp, the Orillia Secondary School senior boys' basketball team was in danger of seeing their stellar season come to a heart-breaking demise Tuesday.
Hockey players, from an early age, are taught the nuances of skating, how to shoot hard and accurately, how to dish out a body check and how to take a hit. They are schooled about the value of hard work, the importance of obeying their coaches and the merit of proper nutrition and exercise.
Bring on the Kings.
On Wednesday, you have an opportunity to do something significant. It could be a simple, heart-felt Tweet, a phone call, a post on Facebook or a face-to-face conversation, but that interaction has the power to change a life or, perhaps, to even save one.
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.
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.