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Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Aislynn Docherty of Patrick Fogarty, left, gets the upper hand on Kaelyn Cessacane, also of Fogarty, during one of many matches at this week’s Georgian Bay Secondary School Association wrestling championship. Docherty prevailed in this bout and PF won the overall team title at the event.

Fogarty takes championship

Athletes from Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School captured the school's first-ever Georgian Bay Secondary School Association wrestling championship this week, edging out their local rival to garner the regional crown.

Chavo Guerrero Sr. in 2008. (Mike Mastrandrea/Postmedia Network)

WWE star 'Chavo Classic' dead at 68

Chavo Guerrero Jr. announced today that his father, Chavo Guerrero Sr. -- or Chavo Classic as he was known as in WWE while accompanying his son to the ring -- died from liver cancer on Feb. 11. He was 68.

Submitted This group of skaters will be among almost 200 members of the Orillia Figure Skating Club that will perform in Jukebox Saturday Night Feb. 25 at Rotary Place. There will be a 2 p.m. show and a 7 p.m. performance. Tickets are available at the door.

Skating to the classics

Almost 200 local athletes are ready for their big moment in the white-hot spotlight. With music from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s providing the soundtrack, members of the Orillia Figure Skating Club (OFSC), wearing hand-crafted costumes, will strut their stuff – on skates – at Jukebox Saturday Night Feb. 25 at Rotary Place.“Our skaters really look forw

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Stephen Graham, one of the top Special Olympics speed skaters of his generation, along with long-time local figure skating coach Tracey Zwiers, will represent Orillia at the 2017 World Winter Games next month in Graz, Austria. Graham will compete in two events, while Zwiers will coach five members of Team Ontario’s figure skating contingent.

Graham going for gold

Orillia's Stephen Graham, one of the most decorated Canadian speed skaters in Special Olympics history, will be looking to mine more gold in Austria next month when he competes in the 2017 World Winter Games.

Allison Marshall, of Orillia, joined the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) women's volleyball 1,000-point club recently in Durham College's 3-0 victory over the Centennial Colts. SUBMITTED

Marshall flies past 1000 points

Allison Marshall, of Orillia, joined the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) women's volleyball 1,000-point club recently in Durham College's 3-0 victory over the Centennial Colts.

Nina Schultz, of New Westminster, B.C., set a new Canadian junior record in January with 4,042 points in the indoor pentathlon. (Scott Weaver/K-State Athletics)

Future of heptathlon looks bright

Long before Brianne Theisen-Eaton became an Olympic heptathlete, the Saskatchewan teen mastered the hurdles on a makeshift track in the gravel alley behind her house in Humboldt.

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