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IAN MCINROY/Postmedia Network Huronia Stallions bantam defensive back Tyler Tulino pulls off an interception against the Toronto Jr. Argos on Sunday during Ontario Football Conference action at the Barrie Community Sports Complex in Midhurst. The Stallions went on to win 15-6.

JV, bantam Stallions advance in playoffs

The Huronia Stallions varsity football team is rested off a first-round playoff bye and will play the Sault St. Marie Sabrecats on Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Barrie Community Sports Complex in Midhurst.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Pat Morris addresses members of the Orillia Parry Automotive U19 Lady Kings team during a timeout at this week's contest against Oshawa. Morris said he feels the Lady Kings, buoyed by tournament success in Pennsylvania and a return to form in league play, are rounding into shape as they prepare to defend their provincial championship in August.

Lady Kings look ahead

In the golden glow of an undefeated season that was capped by a provincial championship, expectations were sky high for the Orillia Parry Automotive Lady Kings U19 team as it entered this year's Ontario Women's Field Lacrosse (OWFL) season.

Baycats blast Cards

The Barrie Baycats rebounded from their first loss of the Intercounty Baseball League season earlier this week with a huge victory in Hamilton on Wednesday night.

Branfy Infante of the Barrie Baycats steals second base during the second game of a doubleheader at Coates Stadium at the Barrie Community Sports Complex on Sunday. The Baycats opened the Intercounty Baseball League season with a record-setting 26 straight victories before finally falling to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night on the road. BARRIE EXAMINER FILE PHOTO

Take a bow, Baycats

The run of perfection came to an end for the Barrie Baycats on Tuesday night at Christie Pits in Toronto.

Former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behaviour as Romania’s captain during a Fed Cup match against Britain in April. (Alastair Grant/AP Photo/Files)

Coach banned for nasty comments

Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behaviour as Romania’s captain during a Fed Cup tie in April.

Raptors president Masai Ujiri speaks at a press conference in Toronto on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press)

No wholesale revamp to Raps roster

After the Toronto Raptors found themselves on the receiving end of a four-game thumping from the Cleveland Cavaliers in May, the looming question was whether Masai Ujiri would keep his core together or whether he would blow it up.

Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez aids home plate umpire Chris Segal after he was accidentally hit on the head by Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson's bat during the first inning at Fenway Park in Boston on Monday, July 17, 2017. (Charles Krupa/AP Photo)

Donaldson swings bat, hits ump

Home plate umpire Chris Segal remained in the game after getting hit in the head by Josh Donaldson’s bat in a game between the Blue Jays and Red Sox.

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