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Miller looking to get young Colts back on track

Miller looking to get young Colts back on track

Longtime assistant coach Todd Miller was named interim head coach of the city's OHL team this week following the firing of Warren Rychel
Acchione doing it for dad, his family

Acchione doing it for dad, his family

Possibly playing for Team Canada and leading Hill Academy Pride lacrosse team to a championship title on Acchione's mind this year
Di Sabatino gets kick out of Huronia Stallions football program

Di Sabatino gets kick out of Huronia Stallions football program

'The one thing I always remember is that it wasn't a great feeling getting cut when you're 12 or 13 years of age, so I vowed not to have that in any of our programs'
Bartlett right at home in NHL broadcast booth

Bartlett right at home in NHL broadcast booth

Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster cut his teeth calling Barrie Colts games; Bartlett will call his 500th NHL game later this month
Drinkill earned his break in Barrie, now charting course for Saginaw

Drinkill earned his break in Barrie, now charting course for Saginaw

Ex Colt one of league's brightest young GMs; 'I just love my job and I love getting up every day and striving to work for the organization and the people I work with'
Mills has been at the helm of the Baycats since Day 1

Mills has been at the helm of the Baycats since Day 1

'It's a family environment and you see kids running around chasing balls, it's all part of it. I think we've built something special'
Clarke still looking for elusive first OHL goal

Clarke still looking for elusive first OHL goal

Rookie Colts defenceman says he'll just continue to play his game and knows that first one will come soon enough
Future Olympian joins list of Barrie rugby players to reach national stage

Future Olympian joins list of Barrie rugby players to reach national stage

Eden Kilgour, a Grade 11 student at Eastview, will represent her country when she takes the field with the Canadian national under-18 team later this month in San Diego
Kayla Alexander not limited to just basketball prowess, also pens children's book

Kayla Alexander not limited to just basketball prowess, also pens children's book

From Barrie Central to Syracuse to starring in the WNBA and on the Canadian national team, Alexander finds time to toss author into the mix, too
Athletics have helped create lasting friendships for longtime coach Steve Porter

Athletics have helped create lasting friendships for longtime coach Steve Porter

Through rugby, basketball and football, well-known teacher has packed a lot into almost three decades of education