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Team Canada fans cheer on the Canadian Olympic men's hockey team at the Shark Club Sports Bar and Grill in Calgary on Feb. 19, 2014. (Stuart Dryden/Postmedia Network/Files)

Small sports bars could be hit hard

One problem with trying to charge establishments that show televised sports more money for those broadcasts is that it leads to a weird philosophical debate: What exactly is a sports bar?

Submitted photo The Patrick Fogarty senior girls volleyball team won their fifth straight Georgian Bay championship last week and are now working hard in preparation for the provincial championship. The GB champs, are pictured above. Back row, from left: Coach Al Cinelli, Katie McIsaac, Hallie Clancy, Abbi England, Bree Dobson, Maria Treash, Erika Downing, Ashley Rich and coach Evan MacCormack. In the front row are Jessica McIsaac, left, and Heidi Hayes with the GB plaque.

Flames are the champions

The Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School senior girls' volleyball team extended their extraordinary run of dominance last week when they won their unprecedented fifth straight Georgian Bay Secondary Schools Association (GBSSA) championship.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Orillia’s Chris McIsaac is shown competing at the Georgian Bay wrestling championship in 2015 while he was a student at Patrick Fogarty. McIsaac, now a student at Brock University, went undefeated at the 2017 U Sports Wrestling Championship in Winnipeg this weekend to earn the gold medal in the 61-kilogram division.

McIsaac goes for gold

Orillia's Chris McIsaac is Canada's top collegiate wrestler in his weight class. The powerful 5'7" technically-proficient wrestler went undefeated at the 2017 U Sports Wrestling Championship in Winnipeg on the weekend to earn the gold medal in the 61-kilogram division, helping Brock University sweep to the team title at the national event.

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.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Aislynn Docherty of Patrick Fogarty, left, gets the upper hand on Kaelyn Cessacane, also of Fogarty, during one of many matches at this week’s Georgian Bay Secondary School Association wrestling championship. Docherty prevailed in this bout and PF won the overall team title at the event.

Fogarty takes championship

Athletes from Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School captured the school's first-ever Georgian Bay Secondary School Association wrestling championship this week, edging out their local rival to garner the regional crown.

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