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Orillia Terriers head coach Randy Salmon is looking for some help behind the bench.

Team president Mike Duprey also pleads for volunteers

When they hit the ice next winter, the Orillia Terriers will boast one of the league's top goaltenders, two top offensive forces and a solid nucleus of returning players. But it remains unclear who will serve as the team's general manager and who will coach the fledgling squad.

Barb Crowther

Board honours Orillia teacher, coach

Orillia’s Barb Crowther is the first elementary teacher to be recognized by the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board with its coveted Athletic Leadership Award.

Submitted photo The Millwood Logistics novice AE Terriers defeated Milton 5-1 Saturday to sweep to a 3-0 series victory to win the coveted Ontario Minor Hockey Association championship. Coached by Jeff Hopkins and assistants Derek Mader and Sean Davidson and managed by Melissa French, members of the championship team include Kiefer Barlow, Jack Davidson, Lucas Denne, James French, William Hillyard, Jasper Holenski, Peyton Hopkins, Jackson Long, Emma Mader, Joshua May, Brock McKay, Austin McLeod-Donaldson, Jack North, Craig Scott, Eric Shellswell and Tyler Boychoff.

Millwood Logistics novice AE Terriers earn OMHA win

For the Millwood Logistics novice AE Terriers, Saturday's game at the Milton Sports Centre was their Stanley Cup final. And the local group of eight and nine year olds didn't disappoint, playing like champions in a dominant 5-1 win that earned them a coveted Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) championship.

DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES Jasper Holenski (No. 10) of the Millwood Logistics novice AE Terriers tries to thwart a Milton rush during action Sunday at Rotary Place. Orillia built a 5-1 lead that evaporated in the third period before scoring a late goal to salvage a 6-5 win, moving one win away from a provincial title.

Novice team could clinch OMHA title this weekend

The Millwood Logistics novice AE Terriers are one win away from becoming the only Orillia team this year to win a coveted Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) championship.

Submitted photo Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School competed this week at the Ontario Federation of Schools Athletic Association AA girls’ volleyball championship featuring the province’s top 20 teams. The Flames won three of four pool games to advance to the quarter finals, where they lost to No. 1-seeded Riverside Secondary School of Windsor. Coached by Al Cinelli and Evan MacCormack, players include Katie McIsaac, Hallie Clancy, Abbi England, Bree Dobson, Maria Treash, Erika Downing, Ashley Rich, Jessica McIsaac and Heidi Hayes.

Orillia falls to Windsor at OFSAA

A long, impressive run came to a skidding halt in a tense Belleville gymnasium Tuesday night for a very strong Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School senior girls volleyball team.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times A Nobleking Knights forward tries to gain control of the puck in the corner while a crowd forms in front of the Orillia net during York Simcoe Hockey Association midget AE playoff action Saturday at Rotary Place. The Terriers won 4-0 – their only win of the series – but were eliminated.

Terriers take victory, moving on to finals

After a dispiriting home-ice loss Thursday night, it looked like a chance to win an Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) title had slipped from the grasp of the Millwood Logistics novice Terriers.

Submitted Twin Lakes Secondary School graduate Lisa Brooking, centre, is shown with her Team Canada teammates after the senior women’s team earned a gold medal at the North America Central America and Caribbean Athletics Association cross-country championship in Boca Raton, Florida. Brooking’s finish was the decisive factor for Team Canada after they finished tied with the Americans.

Lisa Brooking pulls through eight seconds ahead in tie decision

Fighting a cold and battling the weariness of travel and high-level competition, Orillia's Lisa Brooking admits she didn't have her best race Saturday at the North America Central America and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) cross-country championship in Boca Raton, Fla.

Millwood Logistics novice AE Terriers goalie Tyler Boychoff is focused as he corrals a rebound during playoff hockey action Thursday night at Rotary Place. DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES

Terriers fall to Clippers in playoff action

Ahead 3-0 and in the driver's seat, the wheels fell off Thursday night for the Millwood Logistics novice AE Terriers as they fell 5-4 in a heartbreaking playoff hockey defeat at Rotary Place.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times A St. Joseph’s Jaguar forward finds some open ice between a pair of Patrick Fogarty defenders and manages to get a good scoring opportunity Thursday at Rotary Place. The visiting Jags skated to a 3-1 victory to win the Catholic School Athletics of Simcoe County A/AA championship. Both teams will compete for a Georgian Bay crown next week in Orillia.

Both teams still proceed to championships

The St. Joseph's Catholic High School girls hockey team earned a measure of revenge Thursday as they upset Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School 3-1 to win the Catholic School Athletics of Simcoe County (CSASC) A/AA championship title at Rotary Place.

Leitch video an awkward exercise in intolerance

Could Kellie Leitch become Canada's next Prime Minister? Leitch, a doctor who has railed against elites while also boasting she has 22 letters after her name, is the most provocative of the 14 candidates vying to become the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.

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.

Chris McIsaac earns gold medal in 61-kg wrestling division

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.

Submitted photo Orillia native Allison Marshall was named the Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA) volleyball player of the year at the 2017 OCAA Women's Volleyball Championship in Windsor on the weekend. The Park Street Collegiate Institute grad helped her team to a perfect record this season and capped her five-year college career by helping Durham College to a silver medal at the provincial championships this weekend.

Orillia native named player of the year

Orillia's Allison Marshall was named the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) volleyball player of the year at the 2017 OCAA Women's Volleyball Championship in Windsor on the weekend.

Fraser Institute earns failing grade

What’s the point? That’s the question that prevails in the wake of this week’s release of the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking of Ontario secondary schools.

Submitted photo Algoma University coach Thomas Cory presents Orillia’s Sean Clendinning with a framed photograph after Clendinning capped an impressive varsity career with a 31-point performance against Nipissing University. The Twin Lakes Secondary School graduate leaves Algoma as the school’s all-time points leader with 707 points over four years.

Orillia native takes home Algoma Athlete of the Year award

Twin Lakes Secondary School graduate Sean Clendinning capped his improbable four-year varsity basketball career in style Saturday, putting an exclamation point on an impressive Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) run of hard-court dominance.