The Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School Flames have won three tournaments this year and hope to make some noise in the playoffs, which begin for all high-school teams next week. The senior girls squad, coached by Al Cinelli and Evan MacCormack, includes Nakita Hayes (captain), Heidi Hayes, Jess McIsaac, Lya Griffiths, Hannah Fenton, Kaitlyn Bergsma, Rachel Mochulla, Emma England, Abby England and Janelle Treash. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Athletes courting competition

Local girls high-school volleyball teams are spiking the competition and eagerly awaiting playoffs as they look to become queens of the local courts.

Tammy Adams, Senior Coordinator of the Smokers' Helpline with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, was at Jackson Toyota Scion Monday to show off one of three vehicles smokers who quit smoking for the month of March can win. These include a Scion tC, Toyotal Corolla or Nissa Sentra. CHERYL BROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER

Driving home a message

If the idea of driving a new vehicle that doesn't stink of cigarette smoke appeals to you, keep reading.

DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES Orillia Trojans forward Alexis Busato forechecks deep in the Century 21 zone during action Saturday at Rotary Place in the 18th annual Brewery Bay Oldtimers hockey tournament. It was the first time a women’s team played in a men’s division.

A league not their own

A team of pioneering local women skated into the history books on the weekend at the 18th annual Brewery Bay Oldtimers hockey tournament.

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