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Submitted photo The Parry Automotive U19A Lady Kings represented Orillia well at a weekend fall ball tournament at Niagara University in Lewiston, N.Y. The Lady Kings went 2-2 playing against elite-level competition from both sides of the border. In the top row, from left, are Cassidy Morris, Kennedy Lynch and Amy Curran. Bottom: Kallista Jacobs, Logan Ross, Jerica Obee, Morgan Vickers, Paige Stachura and Hannah Morris.

Lady Kings compete at U.S. tourney

The Parry Automotive Orillia Lady Kings U19A lacrosse team travelled to Niagara University in Lewiston, N.Y. over the weekend to compete in a seven-versus-seven fall ball women's lacrosse tournament. It was an opportunity for the team's core group of players who will be returning to the team next summer to hone their skills and see how they match u

Hamilton Bulldogs winger Zachary Jackson (left), an 18-year-old Barrie native, battles Barrie Colts forward Kyle Heitzner, an Orillia native, for positioning during pre-season Ontario Hockey League action at the Barrie Molson Centre on Saturday night. KEVIN LAMB/PHOTO

Colts double up Bulldogs

Hamilton Bulldogs winger Zachary Jackson (left), an 18-year-old Barrie native, battles Barrie Colts forward Kyle Heitzner, an Orillia native, for positioning during pre-season Ontario Hockey League action at the Barrie Molson Centre on Saturday night.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Orillia’s Wil Skalosky impressed in his debut Friday night, as he beat Schomberg goalie Albert Parente with this laser from the short-side. Despite some strong play from the Terriers’ rookie forwards, the Cougars used a late surge to earn a 9-4 victory at Rotary Place.

Rough start for Terriers

A lack of depth and a wealth of inexperience proved to be a deadly combination for the Subaru of Orillia Terriers on the weekend as the club was drubbed in its first two games of the 2017-18 Provincial Junior Hockey League season.

Daniel Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks (right) and Oscar Fantenberg of the Los Angeles Kings fight for the puck during the NHL China preseason hockey game at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (AP Photo)

Kings win first game in China

In the first NHL preseason game played in China, the Los Angeles Kings used a third-period scoring spurt to put away the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday.

In this Sept. 10, 2017 file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence (90) sacks New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) in the first half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Giants-Lions preview

After defeating the Browns 27-13 at Cleveland last Nov. 27, the New York Giants have failed to score more than 19 points in six consecutive regular-season games, plus in one NFC playoff game wedged in.

Calgary Flames blueliner Dylan Olsen takes a water break during NHL training camp at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary on Friday, September 15, 2017. Al Charest/Postmedia

Sharing a dream with Dad

Sitting smack dab in the middle of the balcony’s front row, Darryl Olsen has a Saddledome view he’s dreamed of for decades.

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