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Alliston native Deanne Rose heads up field with the ball during an international friendly match in Toronto this past summer. PAUL GIAMOU/CANADA SOCCER

Canada's rising star

Four years ago, when the Canadian women’s soccer team defeated France in the bronze-medal game to win their first Olympic medal, Deanne Rose was just 13 years old.

The Innisdale Invaders won the annual Georgian Grizzlies High School Senior Girls Basketball Tournament on Saturday by going a perfect 3-0 in the two-day event. SUBMITTED

Invaders run the table

The Innisdale Invaders were the winners of annual Georgian Grizzlies High School Senior Girls Basketball Tournament on Saturday by going a perfect 3-0 in the two-day event.

Grizz split warm-up games

The Georgian Grizzlies men's volleyball team opened their pre-season schedule with a double-header against the Brock University Badgers on Saturday.

The Georgian Grizzlies men's rugby team rumbled to a resounding 82-0 win over Conestoga on the weekend. SUBMITTED

Grizzlies dominate

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team was back in action on Saturday afternoon at the Georgian Sports Field as they hosted the Conestoga Condors from Kitchener.

The New Lowell Knights claimed their second-straight North Dufferin Baseball League championship on Sunday. Pictured in the back row, from left, are coach Pete Kinghan, Sean Connor, Todd Gowan, Todd Patton, Brandon Norrie, Allan Brownridge and Jesse McIntyre. In the front row, from left, are Dale Lightheart, Sean Thompson, Chris Greer, batboy Caleb Lightheart, Steve Baldry, Jake Nicholson and Trevor Martin. Missing are Kyle Ascai, Dan Holwell, Brayden Hubbert and Todd VanLieshout. DAVID ANDERSON/PHOTO

New Lowell defends NDBL title

A 4-1 win over the Orangeville Giants has crowned the New Lowell Knights as North Dufferin Baseball League champions for a second straight year.

Inset: Stampeders defensive back Mylan Hicks. A polcie investigator at the scene of the fatal shooting early Sunday morning outside of a Calgary nightclub

Charge laid in Mylan Hicks slaying

Calgary police say one man has been charged in relation to the nightclub shooting that left Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks dead.Nelson Tony Lugela, 19, of Calgary is charged with second-degree murder.Two other suspects were taken into custody following the shooting early Sunday but have been released from custody.

Brad Marchand looks on as Team Canada practices at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa on Sept. 6 prior to the World Cup of Hockey tournament in Toronto. On Monday, Marchand signed an eight-year contract extension with the Bruins. (Wayne Cuddington/Postmedia Network)

Marchand earned top line spot, contract extension

After his two-goal performance against Russia Saturday night, Brad Marchand was asked about potentially joining Team Canada linemate Sidney Crosby in Pittsburgh once his contract with the Boston Bruins expired at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season.