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Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) runs as Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner, left, reaches in for the tackle during the second half of a football game, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Seahawks, Cardinals tie

Stephen Hauschka needed only to make a 27-yard field goal to give the Seattle Seahawks an overtime victory over Arizona.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Orillia Secondary School’s Liam Wilson breaks to the outside en route to scoring a 60-yard major in the second half. North dominated the contest, improving to 3-2 with a 52-14 victory.

Nighthawks fall to Vikings

The Barrie North Collegiate Vikings dominated both sides of the ball in their game against arch-rival Orillia Secondary School Wednesday, thumping the host Nighthawks 52-14 at the West Orillia Sports Complex.

The Argonauts and Tiger-Cats prepare for kickoff at BMO Field in Toronto on June 11, 2016. (Jack Boland/Toronto Sun)

Grey Cup price cut needed

It appears the CFL has found its price point for the Grey Cup, and it's not what the organizing committee came up with for this year's bash in Toronto.

Dave Dawson The Packet & Times A St. Joan of Arc defender ran into Patrick Fogarty kicker Tyler Gysbers just after he kicked away the pigskin in the second quarter. While he had to be helped from the field, he returned on the next play; Gysbers is a valuable member of the Flames who also serves as the team’s quarterback.


The Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School Flames clashed with St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School, the reigning Georgian Bay senior boys' football champs, at the West Orillia Sports Complex Thursday afternoon. On a muggy, sunny day, the Knights dominated, improving to 2-0 with a lopsided victory over their rivals from the north. With the loss,

A person in a gorilla costume is chased by security on the field during second half NFL action between the Bears and Lions in Chicago on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Photo)

Fan in gorilla suit runs on field

A person dressed in a gorilla suit and a T-shirt that read “All Lives Matter” ran on the field during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Lions-Bears game at Soldier Field.

Alouettes' B.J. Cunningham (right) is tackled by Argonauts' Brandon Isaac (left) during first half CFL action in Montreal on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press)

Argos embarrassed by Als

There's nowhere for the Argos to turn and no reason to be optimistic about any late-season push when they continue to play like pushovers as they did in Sunday's 38-11 defeat here to the Alouettes.

Dave Dawson The Packet & Times Orillia Secondary School’s Erin Babcock sprints to the outside in an attempt to evade a Twin Lakes defender during junior girls’ flag football action Thursday. Babcock scored a first-half touchdown to help OSS improve to 3-0.

GALLERY: OSS tames Thunderbirds

The Orillia Secondary School junior girls' flag football team improved to 3-0 on the young season with a well- earned lopsided victory over cross- town rival Twin Lakes Secondary School Thursday. Nighthawks quarterbacks Erin Moriarty and Erin Babcock each had strong games for the victors. Jessica Goodwin, Jessica Hudson and Nicole Kreuzer each scored

Inset: Stampeders defensive back Mylan Hicks. A polcie investigator at the scene of the fatal shooting early Sunday morning outside of a Calgary nightclub

Charge laid in Mylan Hicks slaying

Calgary police say one man has been charged in relation to the nightclub shooting that left Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks dead.Nelson Tony Lugela, 19, of Calgary is charged with second-degree murder.Two other suspects were taken into custody following the shooting early Sunday but have been released from custody.

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