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Barrie native Maddy Johnson is one of three local players who helped power the Cape Breton Capers to a silver medal at the USports women’s soccer championships recently in Winnipeg. SUBMITTED

Cape Breton silver

Barrie was well represented recently at the USports women’s soccer championships in Winnipeg.

Ethan Phillips of the Barrie North Vikings junior boys football team pushes away Kyle Szymanski of the St. Joan of Arc Knights during Thursday’s Georgian Bay Secondary School Association championship game held at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie. The Vikings won, 28-7. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Vikings win junior GB title

Ethan Phillips of the Barrie North Vikings junior boys football team pushes away Kyle Szymanski of the St. Joan of Arc Knights during Thursday’s Georgian Bay Secondary School Association championship game held at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie.

Boys tip-off tournament

The All Catholic School Athletics of Simcoe County (CSASC) Tip-Off boys basketball tournament runs all day Friday and Saturday at a pair of Barrie high schools.

Under the watchful eye of an official, Tony Arcaro of the Collingwood Fighting Owls attempts to break away from Marcus Tenney of the Barrie North Vikings during Monday's Simcoe County Athletic Association (SCAA) junior boys football championship game at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie. The Vikings won, 21-0. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Vikings win SCAA title

The Barrie North Vikings junior football team defeated the Collingwood Fighting Owls on Monday to win the Simcoe County Athletic Association title at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie.

Barrie Colts defenceman Kade Landry kicks the puck up to his stick after knocking down a London Knights player during OHL action at Budweiser Gardens in London in this file photo from last season. The Colts traded Landry to the Hamilton Bulldogs on Monday in exchange for overage defenceman T.J. Fergus. CLAUS ANDERSEN/GETTY IMAGES

Colts trade Landry to Hamilton

The Barrie Colts added some veteran experience to their back end on Monday night by acquiring overage defenceman T.J. Fergus from the Hamilton Bulldogs in return for offensive defenceman Kade Landry and a fourth-round pick in 2018.

Russell, Suzuki win silver

Barrie Colts rookie Ryan Suzuki and Barrie native Mitchell Russell won a silver medal together with Team Canada Red on Saturday at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

Barrie Colts forward Luke Bignell, right, scrambles to corral a loose puck in front of Niagara IceDogs goaltender Stephen Dhillon during their OHL battle at the Barrie Molson Centre on Saturday night. KEVIN LAMB/PHOTO

Offence stepped up

The Barrie Colts came into this past weekend without their top two goal-scorers, but you wouldn’t know that based on the numbers they put up.

Grizz battle Thunder

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams hosted the Algonquin Thunder on Saturday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) action.

Nicholas Martino of the Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team lumbers up the field through the defence of the Fleming Knights on Saturday at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie. KEVIN LAMB/PHOTO

GALLERY: Battle for bronze

The two Georgian Grizzlies and the Fleming Knights were battling not only frigid temperatures but also for the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) bronze medal.

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