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Ten gymnasts from Northern Stars in Barrie turned in some strong performances at the season-opening provincial qualifier in Orangeville recently. The competitors were: Addison Ward, Tralee Coleman, Rowan Allinson and Lauren Dejean in Level 6; Lauren Bell and Grace Worfolk in Level 7; Samantha Billingslea, Rachel Van Namen and Kierstin Barkell in Level 8; and Hannah Scharf in Level 10. SUBMITTED

Bright start to season

Ten gymnasts from Northern Stars in Barrie turned in some strong performances at the season-opening provincial qualifier in Orangeville recently, winning numerous all-around and individual event medals.

Sudbury Wolves winger and Midhurst native Macauley Carson, right, and Barrie Colts defenceman Joey Keane collide during Ontario Hockey League action at the Sudbury Community Arena on Saturday night. The Colts, coming off a 4-3 overtime loss in Sault Ste. Marie the night before, were blanked 3-0 by the Wolves. JOHN LAPPA/POSTMEDIA NETWORK

Colts blanked by rival Wolves

The reward for a couple of very difficult seasons for the Sudbury Wolves is a deep collection of young, skilled players the likes of which the city hasn't seen in a long time.

Grizzlies wrap up first half

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams played their final games of the first half of the season as they hosted the George Brown Huskies at Barrie's Georgian Athletic Centre on Friday night.

World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren speaks during the press conference in, London Friday Dec. 9, 2016. A new report into systematic Russian doping has found that more than 1,000 Russian athletes from summer and winter sports were involved in or benefited from an organized conspiracy over a four-year period. Richard McLaren released the second part of his report into allegations of state-sponsored doping, particularly involving the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)

Russian doping ran on an 'unprecedented scale'

A new report into systematic Russian doping details a wide-ranging “institutional conspiracy” that involved more than 1,000 athletes across more than 30 sports, including evidence corroborating large-scale sample swapping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Fans of the Canadian Women's Hockey League were treated to some great action at the East Bayfield Community Centre on Sunday as the Toronto Furies tangled with the Brampton Thunder. Toronto came away with a 4-1 win. After the game, some of the players took a moment with a long-time women's hockey supporter and former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion. From left are Furies goalie Sonja vander Blick, Thunder Courtney Birchard, McCallion, Fran Ryder and Furies captain Natalie Spooner.

Hurricane Hazel in Barrie

Fans of the Canadian Women's Hockey League were treated to some great action at the East Bayfield Community Centre on Sunday as the Toronto Furies tangled with the Brampton Thunder.

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