DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES Orillia Kings defender Kurtis Pushie protects the ball while under pressure from a Mississauga Tomahawks opponent during Jr. B lacrosse action Friday night at Rotary Place. Pushie was strong, killing penalties and was involved in a spirited fight late in the second period as he tried to spark his team. The Kings started slowly and suffered an 11-5 loss in their home opener, then lost 19-8 Sunday in Brampton.

Tough weekend for young Kings

A slow start proved costly for the Orillia Kings, as the young squad fell behind early en route to an 11-5 loss to the Mississauga Tomahawks in...

DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES Canadian boxing icon George Chuvalo helped induct local boxing legend Walter Henry, left, in the Orillia Sports Hall of Fame Saturday night.

Athletes get their due

The new Orillia Sports Hall of Fame, still pining for a physical home, has a solid foundation after inducting four world-class athletes and...

Youth stole from vehicles: OPP

Residents of an area of the city are being asked to contact police if they’ve had anything stolen from their vehicles after a youth was arrested.

SUBMITTED PHOTO Jack Faulkner, who lives at the Leacock Care Centre, will turn 100 Thursday.

Faulkner dances his way to 100

Born in Toronto in 1915, Jack Faulkner was raised on his parents' Port Credit farm and a home in Toronto, where they stayed for the winter so he and i

Two plays and a tart

Mariposa Arts Theatre (MAT) has announced a new addition to its regular theatrical season this year.


B.C. band Orillia bound

Vancouver folk-rockers The River and The Road will be in Orillia May 16 to continue the celebration the launch of their new record, Headlights (produc

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