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'Fired up': Local powerlifter captures gold on international stage

'Fired up': Local powerlifter captures gold on international stage

'It was pretty exciting. This is my first-time winning gold,' says local paramedic after record-breaking performance at international competition
Local race horse owner captures 'lightning in a bottle'

Local race horse owner captures 'lightning in a bottle'

Orillia's Mike Langlois has his racehorse, Paramount Prince, in line to be a top contender at the prestigious King’s Plate at Woodbine Racetrack
'A shock': Bradford youth earns eight medals at World Dwarf Games

'A shock': Bradford youth earns eight medals at World Dwarf Games

‘This would hopefully be a stepping stone for the Paralympics one day,’ said proud mother of Christian Tabone
Young shooter impresses during trap competition in Cookstown

Young shooter impresses during trap competition in Cookstown

Blake Histrop, 11, surprises crowd with 'fantastic' performance
Trap-shooting nationals pull into Cookstown area this weekend

Trap-shooting nationals pull into Cookstown area this weekend

'This is sure to be a fantastic four days of competition,' says official; athletes from Canada, Brazil, India, U.S., and U.K. will be in attendance
Tavares back on the top line for Barn Burner charity hockey game

Tavares back on the top line for Barn Burner charity hockey game

Toronto Maple Leafs captain will be joined by fellow NHLers Bo Horvat and Andrew Mangiapane, among others, for Aug. 9 event at Sadlon Arena
Local hockey star reflects on 'surreal' moment of NHL draft

Local hockey star reflects on 'surreal' moment of NHL draft

'It’s been a dream of mine to get drafted into the NHL since I was a kid. A feel good moment,' Denver Barkey says after getting picked in third round
Canada's next soccer star could be a local phenom

Canada's next soccer star could be a local phenom

'I want to be a professional soccer player and play for Team Canada and win all kinds of awards', said Benson Maduro, 11, who will play for his country in Spain
Checkered flag drops on First Responders Night at Sunset Speedway

Checkered flag drops on First Responders Night at Sunset Speedway

'It’s great to show support for all the police, fire, EMS services in the area. Events like this makes us feel really appreciated,' says Midland's deputy fire chief
Acclaimed runner Bobbie Rosenfeld to get her own special day

Acclaimed runner Bobbie Rosenfeld to get her own special day

'Bobbie represents 100 years of the Jewish community here in Barrie. She grew up on this street right here, on Collier Street,' says Am Shalom Congregation president