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A Twin Lakes Secondary School midfielder tries to wrest control of the ball from an onrushing Georgian Bay Secondary School forward.

Twin swamps Georgian Bay

The Twin Lakes Secondary School senior boys' soccer team dominated its rivals from Georgian Bay Secondary School of Midland Tuesday, earning a 5-1 triumph on home field in what was an impressive performance by the home side.

The Barrie under-14 girls soccer team won the Ontario Cup on Sunday in Woodbridge. The team includes, in the back row from left, coach Dave Cooke, Kate Cooke, Cierra Bedford, Madison Walter, Ana Boon, Nathalie Hoppe, Heather MacTavish, Katrine Thompson, Abby Bowland, Alexis Jacklin, coach Will Devellis and manager Kimberly Hoppe. In the front row, from left, are Sarah Burch, Tristan Dent, Salena Devellis, Lauren McConnell, Audrey Bernier, Aliscia Kobylnik and Olivia Swinford. SUBMITTED

Mission accomplished

The Barrie Soccer Club's under-14 girls team made the city and their club proud by bringing home the Ontario Cup provincial championship on Sunday with a 2-0 win over the London Whitecaps at the Ontario Soccer Association stadium in Woodbridge.

With their Ontario Cup semifinal win over North Mississauga last weekend, the Barrie Soccer Club’s under-14 girls are now among the best in the province. The team competed in the provincial semifinal Saturday at the Oshawa Civic Centre, where they faced North Mississauga SC. SUBMITTED

No wilting for Barrie girls

With their Ontario Cup semifinal win over North Mississauga last weekend, the Barrie Soccer Club’s under-14 girls squad is now one of the top two teams in the province.

The Barrie FC U14 girls hosted the provincial quarter-finals this past weekend, with their win securing their place in the finals starting Aug. 26. SUBMITTED

Barrie U14 girls pull through to semifinals

The Barrie FC U14 girls hosted the Ontario Provincial Cup quarter-final on the pitch of their home field at Barrie Soccer Club this past Saturday, where the sidelines were packed with support for the U14 Barrie ladies.

The Barrie FC under-14 girls soccer team travelled to Montreal this past weekend to participate in the Challenge Brossard International Tournament. In the back row, from left, are coach Dave Cooke, manager Kimberly Hoppe, Abby Bowland, Sarah Burch, Heather MacTavish, Tristan Dent, Aliscia Kobylnik, Madison Walter, Audrey Burnier, Katrine Thompson, Kate Cooke and coach Will Devellis. In the front row are Salena Devellis, Lauren McConnell, Olivia Swinford, Ana Boon, Cierra Bedford and Nathalie Hoppe. SUBMITTED

They've done it again

This season is proving to be a major success for the 15 players who make up the under-14 Barrie FC soccer team and the coaching staff.

The Huronia Saintes under-18 girls competitive soccer team brought home the silver medal from the Cambridge Heritage Tournament last weekend. The girls opened the event with a 1-1 draw against Niagara Falls, followed by a 3-1 win over Cambridge United and a 3-2 victory against Dundas. In the semifinals, they defeated Burlington, 1-0, but lost to Niagara Falls in the final, 1-0, on a last-minute goal. In the back row, from left, are coach Ken Dove, Sydney Wheeler, head coach Richard Bailey, Brooke Bogden, Keah Hughes, Hannah Brown-Thiesen, Cara Bailey, Hailey Gougeon, Madison Graff-Sakasov, Brooklyn Hicks, assistant coach Todd Peat and Taylor Peat. In the front row, from left, are Julia Dove, Jodie Koniuch, Erin Hale, Jessica Wright, Veronica Blakey-Kellard, Sydney Sitar, Jessica Gauvin and Cheyanne Carvajal. SUBMITTED

Saintes march to silver

The Huronia Saintes under-18 girls competitive soccer team brought home the silver medal from the Cambridge Heritage Tournament last weekend.

The Barrie FC girls under-12 soccer team won the title at a tournament in Rochester, NY, on the weekend. The team includes, top row from left, Ava Clemente, Jane Cooke, Zoey McIntyre, Alex Pino, Sofia Lopez, Olivia Maher, Ava Bydal, Monte Dymond, Alyssia Devellis and Sofia Tomei. In the front row are Vanessa Mafra, Olivia Gardiner and Olivia Raimondi. The coaching staff includes Will Devellis, Jen Cooke and Angelina Devellis. SUBMITTED

Barrie girls bring home gold

The Barrie FC under-12 girls soccer team made their club and city proud this weekend after winning the Cobras FC tournament championship in Rochester, NY.

Friends June and Avery dedicate some time to improving their soccer skills as the two visited Osprey Ridge Park in Barrie on Monday. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Working on their skills

Friends June and Avery dedicate some time to improving their soccer skills as the two visited Osprey Ridge Park in Barrie on Monday.

Players on the Barrie under-14 girls soccer team include, in the back row from left, Kate Cooke, Tristan Dent, Abby Bowland, Aliscia Kobylnik, Cierra Bedford, Katrine Thompson, Sarah Burch, Olivia Swinford and Heather MacTavis. In the front row, from left, are Salena Devellis, Madison Walter, Nathalie Hoppe, Lauren McConnell and Ana Boon. The team staff includes head coach Will Devellis, assistant coach Dave Cooke and manager Kim Hoppe. Absent is Audrey Bernier. SUBMITTED

Solid-gold weekend

The return of Spiritfest for the Barrie Soccer Club couldn’t have finished any better for the under-14 girls blue team.

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Champions League final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday June 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Ronaldo helps Real repeat

CARDIFF, Wales — Cristiano Ronaldo showcased his enduring lethal scoring qualities to ensure Real Madrid became the first Champions League holder to retain its title, netting twice in beating Juventus 4-1 on Saturday.

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