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Golf tournament raises $90,000 for Owen Sound Regional Hospital

There was no shortage of generosity at the Owen Sound Hospital Foundation’s 30th Annual Charity Golf Classic held at Legacy Ridge Golf Club on Aug. 13. With an oversold-out tournament,  golfers spent a day on the course raising funds for the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation. Funds were raised through golf registrations, sponsorships, donations and […]

14 cool photos of a fox family playing on a trampoline

A backyard trampoline was a summertime hit for a family of red foxes. Michelle Bobechko became a daily host to a group of baby red foxes, or kits, in her backyard in Vaughan, Ontario. The kits pounced and play-fought on her trampoline under the watchful eye of an adult fox. The experience showcased how even … Continued

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Am I handy enough to take over as cottage fix-it person?

When a nasty fall sidelines her father, can writer Andrea Curtis step in to take his place as the family’s handy cottager? The morning had the makings of what is known in my family as a “perfect Georgian Bay day”—bright, clear, a hint of a breeze. My seventy-something dad was on the south side of … Continued

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OLA nixes Excelsiors move to Owen Sound, intends to verify 2018 team transfer

The Ontario Lacrosse Association is withholding its blessing of the Brampton Excelsiors move to Owen Sound until the parties involved in the team’s 2018 transfer provide proper documentation. In an Aug. 19 letter to Major Series Lacrosse Commissioner Doug Luey, current team owner Joe Norton, former owner and Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club president Ziggy Musial, […]

Owen Sound Selects win OASA Eliminations in Cambridge

It’s banner season for the Selects. The Owen Sound Selects under-23 squad topped Tavistock 11-1 to win the 2021 OASA Under-23 Elimination tournament in Cambridge this past weekend. With Softball Canada cancelling its national championships amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament is the marquee local event for Ontario’s under-23 fastball teams. The Selects Riley Manion […]

U14 Twins finish fourth at Eastern Canadian softball championship

The Tara Nickason Construction Twins under-14 softball club finished fourth at the Eastern Canadian championship in New Brunswick this past weekend. The Wilmot Thunder went on to win the championship with a 6-1 win over the Napanee Express. The Carbonear Islanders from Newfoundland took home the bronze medal. The Twins started the tournament Thursday with […]

OHL expands mandatory vaccination policy to include fans

Owen Sound Attack fans will need to bring proof of vaccination along with their ticket stub to gain entry into the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre this season. The Ontario Hockey League announced Friday afternoon the league is expanding its current COVID-19 vaccination policy to cover all spectators and other attendees at all OHL events, […]

Local athlete receives Special Olympics Ontario Athlete Lifetime Achievement Award.

Rosie Laidler, 38, of Kincardine, recently received the Special Olympics Ontario Athlete Lifetime Achievement Award. Laidler said over email that she is very honoured to receive this award. Currently, she participates in figure skating and track and field. In the past she has also enjoyed softball, curling, bocce, floor hockey, snowshoeing and 5-pin bowling. “I […]

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