Editor’s note: Three accomplished athletes have been nominated as Orillia’s top athlete for 2016. The Packet & Times is profiling the nominees. Today, we feature Quintin Hoch-Bullen.
Four members of the Orillia Channel Cats Swim Club in Grades 11 and 12 recently had the opportunity to race against varsity-level swimmers from University of Guelph, Wilfred Laurier and University of Waterloo. University of Guelph invites clubs from the region every year who are in Grades 11 and 12 to compete in a one-day meet in early January.
Editor's Note: Three accomplished athletes have been nominated as Orillia's top athlete for 2016. Over the next three days, The Packet & Times will profile the nominees starting today with Jasmin Aggarwal.
A behind-the-scenes heavyweight in boxing and three outstanding athletes who honed their skills in their hometown and went on to represent Orillia with distinction on the provincial and national stage will be inducted into the Orillia Sports Hall of Fame in April.
Once again, for another year, Chan is The Man.
Kaetlyn Osmond was thrilled almost beyond words, Gabrielle Daleman was proud, but Alaine Chartrand was just less than heartbroken.
OTTAWA — Patrick Chan just wants to get back that feeling he had when he was a teenager, when skating was easier, when he didn’t worry, when he just let his legs make on-ice magic.
Yes, Tessa Virtue really said it.
The Mellisa Hollingsworth and Sarah Reid era officially ended in 2014, leaving the Canadian skeleton team without a star.
Lindsey Vonn is one of those rare Olympic athletes with a reach that extends far beyond the sports pages or nightly highlight packages.
At 32, Charles Hamelin is the reigning world champion in the 1,000 metres and a four-time Olympic medallist in short-track speedskating.
A year ago, Pierce LePage was a promising student athlete struggling to pay the bills and ace his courses in the law and society program at York University.
Four members of the Orillia Channel Cats Swim Club participated in a training camp held in conjunction with the Ontario Junior International Championships at the Scarborough Pan Am Centre. Swimmers 12 years old or younger who achieved two of the qualifying times were invited to attend. Jakob Loewen, Hayley French, Esmee Rosati and Blythe Wieclawek
Vans kicks off 2017 with the return of the Vans Hi-Standard Series, an international all-ages contest inviting snowboarders to showcase true style and expression in an exciting open-jam format. With five stops in Canada, a new stop in Switzerland and a grand finale in California, the Vans Hi-Standard global series will be touring across the U.S., C
Former UFC champ Ronda Rousey is turning to “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling for inspiration more than a week after getting humiliated in a comeback match against Amanda Nunes.
Maria Sharapova will return from her 15- month doping ban at a tournament in Germany in April.
UFC president Dana White has a bone to pick with Meryl Streep.
One of Canada's biggest sports stories of 2017 is set to unfold not on ice or grass, but in council chambers at Calgary City Hall.