Sports Lacrosse

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Orillia’s Kings are being driven by a new title sponsor. The city’s Jr. B team will now be known as Orillia’s Experience Nissan Kings, thanks to a three-year sponsorship deal with the Commerce Road Nissan dealership. Above, from left, are Joel Campbell (team president), Rob Blasdell (general manager), players Tyler Goodchild, Michael Montgomery and Trent Boyd, along with Krista Kemp and Brent Kemp, principal owners of Orillia’s Experience Nissan.

Kings net new sponsor

Orillia's Jr. B lacrosse team has scored an important victory before the whistle has even blown to start the 2017 Ontario Lacrosse Association (OLA) season. Earlier this week, the Kings announced that Orillia's Experience Nissan has become the squad's title sponsor.

Clarke MacArthur of the Senators skates during practice at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa on Dec. 13, 2016. (Jean Levac/Postmedia)

EXCLUSIVE: MacArthur not giving up

Clarke MacArthur has returned to the ice at the Canadian Tire Centre because he’s not ready to shut the door, throw in the towel or extinguish the fire that burns deep inside to pull on his No. 16 jersey again.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Hannah Morris, right, and Jerica Obee have committed to play women’s field lacrosse at Division 1 schools in the United States. Morris will play at Canisius College in Buffalo, while Obee will join the St. Bonaventure Bonnies in Olean, N.Y. Both started playing at a young age and shone together on two provincial championship-winning teams last summer.

Two Lady Kings drafted south

Two talented local teenagers have been recruited to play NCAA field lacrosse at New York Division 1 schools. Jerica Obee has committed to play at St. Bonaventure University in Olean, N.Y., while Hannah Morris has accepted an athletic scholarship to play at Canisius College in Buffalo.

Featured Businesses

Go to the Marketplace »