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SUBMITTED The Orillia Lakers major bantam boys basketball team placed fourth in the recent IEM tournament in Newmarket.

Lakers finish fourth in Newmarket

The Crate’s Lake Country Boats Orillia Lakers major bantam boys basketball team competed at the IEM tournament March 4 and 5 in Newmarket and earned a fourth-place finish.

Toronto Raptors centre Jonas Valanciunas looks for space as he tries to get away from Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki during an NBA game on March 13, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

Full-team effort trumps Mavs

TORONTO — When the season finally wraps up for the Raptors and the post-season begins, no one is going to look back on this moment and recall how a win was produced.

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.

Athlete named points leader

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.

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry made it known he is no fan of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting seven countries in Africa and the Middle East. (Ernest Doroszuk/Toronto Sun)

Lowry on travel ban: 'I think it's bulls---'

The Raptors defensive woes took a decided back seat on Monday as first the team’s marquee player, then the head coach and finally the team president went on the offensive targeting U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

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