Sports Lacrosse

Submitted Ten local field lacrosse players shone at the Ontario Summer Games last weekend. Three players helped their teams garner gold, while two local players settled for silver and one player paced her team to a silver medal. In addition, four Lady Kings were named team captains and seven were named all-stars. Those seven were, from left, Kassidy Morris, Morgan Vickers, Jordan Kummer, Hannah Morris, Jerica Obee, Tianna Reda and Paige Stachura.

Local athletes medal at games

Ten local field lacrosse players and two of their coaches recently capped a banner season for the Orillia Lady Kings program by helping their teams find success at the Ontario Summer Games in Mississauga.

Ten local athletes from the Orillia Lady Kings field lacrosse program have been chosen to compete in the upcoming Ontario Summer Games. Players chosen are, from left, Linnea Ayers, Jerica Obee, Kassidy Morris, Hannah Morris, Kallista Jacobs, Jordan Kummer, Tianna Reda, Morgan Vickers, Paige Stachura and Kennedy Lynch. Orillia U19 coaches Pat Morris and Kelsi Pritchard have also been selected to coach at the event, which begins Aug. 11 in Mississauga. SUBMITTED

Ten make the cut for Summer Games

Ten local field lacrosse players have been chosen to compete in the upcoming Ontario Summer Games, the province's bi-annual Olympic-style showcase of amateur sports.

Quintin Bullen, right, battles for control of the ball after a first-half faceoff Saturday at the West Orillia Sports Complex. Bullen scored twice to help lead the U19A Lady Kings to a 15-6 romp over the visiting Brampton Excelsiors. Orillia won twice Saturday to finish the regular season with a perfect 14-0 record. DAVE DAWSON/POSTMEDIA NETWORK

Perfect end to regular season

The Orillia Lady Kings under-19A team earned a pair of impressive victories on the weekend to complete a perfect regular season in the Ontario Women's Field Lacrosse Association.

The Owen Sound NorthStars Dan Keane (right) tries to squeeze by Oakville Titans' defender Keyan McQueen (left) during the first period of their Ontario Lacrosse Association Senior B League play-off game on Friday. Owen Sound won 11-6 in Game 1 of the best-of-three quarterfinal series.

Kloepfer scores as NorthStars advance

The Owen Sound NorthStars snapped a four-year drought by winning its first Ontario Lacrosse Association Senior 'B' League playoff series since 2012, downing the host Oakville Titans, 8-7, in a dramatic overtime victory on Sunday.

Jonah Campbell of the Oakville Hawks sprints ahead of the pack during the Anthony Acchione Memorial Lacrosse Tournament. ZACH MACPHERSON/PHOTO

Remembering Acchione

The Anthony Acchione Memorial Lacrosse Tournament was held at the Holly Community Centre in Barrie on the weekend.


Bantams best Barrie

The Orillia Jim Wilson bantam Kings handed Barrie a convincing 8-1 defeat in recent minor lacrosse action.