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Submitted photo Algoma University coach Thomas Cory presents Orillia’s Sean Clendinning with a framed photograph after Clendinning capped an impressive varsity career with a 31-point performance against Nipissing University. The Twin Lakes Secondary School graduate leaves Algoma as the school’s all-time points leader with 707 points over four years.

Athlete named points leader

Twin Lakes Secondary School graduate Sean Clendinning capped his improbable four-year varsity basketball career in style Saturday, putting an exclamation point on an impressive Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) run of hard-court dominance.

Grizzlies season ends with playoff loss

The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team played their biggest game of the season on Sunday afternoon when they hosted the Cambrian Golden Shield in an Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) playoff game at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie.

Owen Kuruits of Redeemer College makes a return during Saturday's men's gold-medal match against Nicky Aung of Seneca College, at the OCAA Badminton Championships held at Georgian College. Kuruits would take the match and the championship 2-1. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Grizzlies claim badminton bronze

Georgian College hosted some tremendous athleticism on the weekend at the 2017 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) badminton championships at the Barrie campus.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Orillia Terriers forward Mike Barroso tries to screen Penetang goalie Jason Cumbo during Game 6 action Saturday night at Rotary Place. The Terriers lost 4-3 in overtime, then lost Sunday night in Penetang as the Kings rallied to win the first-round series in seven games.

Kings end Terriers’ season

A rocky roller-coaster season came to a screeching halt for the Davenport Subaru Terriers Sunday night as the Penetang Kings roared back from a 3-1 series deficit to win three straight games – two in overtime – to eliminate Orillia from the post-season.

Jeff Beliveau of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches during a game against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre in Toronto. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Jays' Beliveau looking to fly north

A few weeks ago, Blue Jays lefty pitcher Jeff Beliveau was dining at the famous Schwartz’s delicatessen in Montreal when one of the restaurant’s employees noticed his name as he paid the bill.

Lauren Mann has helped Quebec reel off six consecutive wins after losing its first two matches. (The Canadian Press)

Mann's Hearts felt memories

Lauren Mann would love to say she draws some of her inspiration at the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts from a part of her life that didn’t involve a tragedy.

Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing in Lansing, Mich., on Feb. 17, 2017. The former sports doctor at Michigan State University who specialized in treating gymnasts has been charged with sexual assault. (Robert Killips/Lansing State Journal via AP)

Ex-USA Gymnastics doc charged

A doctor who specialized in treating female gymnasts at Michigan State University and through the elite USA Gymnastics organization was charged Wednesday with sexual assault.

Alberta alternate Heather Nedohin gives third Lisa Eyamie a high five after a win over Saskatchewan during the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in St. Catharines, Ont., on Feb. 21, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

Alberta's alternate getting it done

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Remember that scene in the best sports movie ever, Seabiscuit, when the loopy radio man loses his mind upon learning the star race horse’s injured jockey would be replaced by the most decorated rider available?

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