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Baycats split weekend road games

The first-place Barrie Baycats split a pair of Intercounty Baseball League games on the weekend, falling 3-1 to the last-place Guelph Royals before redeeming themselves with a big 7-1 win over the Kitchener Panthers.

Brandyn Talbot (3) brings his Huronia Stallions closer to a win with a remarkable behind-the-back, one-handed catch during quarter-final bantam football action against the North Halton Crimson Tide, Saturday. J.T. MCVEIGH/PHOTO

Bantam Stallions let loose

The Huronia Stallions came from behind to win during quarter-final bantam football action against the North Halton Crimson Tide, Saturday at the Barrie Community Sports Complex in Midhurst.

Severn River Rowing Club members who took part in Sunday's Rowontario Masters Championships include, from left, Mike Smith, Elizabeth Carter, Diane Barr, Kathryn Barr-McGill, Brad Ingleton, Bob Wink and Jeremy Rand. SUBMITTED

Golden day on the water

Members of the Severn River Rowing Club competed Sunday at the Rowontario Masters Championships at the Welland International Flatwater Centre and won medals in 11 of 13 entries, including six golds.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with FIFA president Sepp Blatter during a meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia, July 25, 2015. (REUTERS/Maxim Shipenkov/Pool)

Blatter deserves Nobel, says Putin

People like FIFA President Sepp Blatter deserve the Nobel prize, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Switzerland's RTS television news on Monday.