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'Cats take Red Sox 8-3

Jordan Castaldo had a home run and two RBI to lead the Barrie Baycats to an 8-3 win over the Brantford Red Sox Wednesday night in Brantford.

Barrie's Northern Stars Gymnastics sent its largest contingent of the season to compete at the Pickering Rainbow Classic recently, a three-day event featuring competition from across Ontario and Quebec. SUBMITTED

Northern Stars show their talent

Barrie's Northern Stars Gymnastics sent its largest contingent of the season to compete at the Pickering Rainbow Classic recently, a three-day event featuring competition from across Ontario and Quebec.

In this Saturday, June 18, 2016 file photo, Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the ninth hole during the rain delayed second round of the U.S. Open golf championship at Oakmont Country Club, in Oakmont, Pa. McIlroy says he will not be competing in the golf tournament at the Rio de Janiero Olympics because of concerns over the Zika virus, it was reported Wednesday, June 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

McIlroy opts out of Rio over Zika concerns

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is "a risk I am unwilling to take."

Wales' Gareth Bale, left, celebrates with team mates after winning the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Wales and Northern Ireland, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

N. Ireland scores on own goal

Gareth Bale was the creator of the only goal -- an own-goal -- to put Wales into the European Championship quarterfinals with a 1-0 win over Northern Ireland on Saturday.

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