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Baycats family runs deeper than just baseball, says Spataro

Baycats family runs deeper than just baseball, says Spataro

While veteran outfielder has seen close friends and teammates move on or retire, Spataro says 'only time will tell' on his own decisions
Colts' top pick Hunter Haight hopes to follow idol's path to NHL

Colts' top pick Hunter Haight hopes to follow idol's path to NHL

'I put in a lot of work over the years and it's nice to be rewarded getting drafted in the first round, especially to a team like Barrie,' says Strathroy native
'Always a fighter,' Hawerchuk hopes to be back behind the Colts bench in the fall

'Always a fighter,' Hawerchuk hopes to be back behind the Colts bench in the fall

'There's some tough days, but you know what? You wake up and when you see that sun come up over the rise, it's a privilege'
Marcelli feels the need for speed

Marcelli feels the need for speed

Professional race-car driver Kyle Marcelli is the defending GT World Challenge series champion
Barrie native becomes OHL's first female scout: 'She's everywhere,' says Erie GM

Barrie native becomes OHL's first female scout: 'She's everywhere,' says Erie GM

Barrie Sharks alumnus Kiana Scott turned a lot of heads with her 'incredible work ethic'
Ferrier takes golf preparation into the basement after long drive from Florida

Ferrier takes golf preparation into the basement after long drive from Florida

With COVID-19 affecting every nearly aspect of daily life, Barrie golfer 'just trying to find ways to get better in other aspects of my life while one aspect of it is has just been kind of put on hold'
Schaly turns to technology to help clients during pandemic

Schaly turns to technology to help clients during pandemic

Barrie native, who opened his first clinic in Angus in 1988, launching an app to help people rehab with educational videos
Vierling right at home with Colts, eager to return to the ice

Vierling right at home with Colts, eager to return to the ice

'Being put on the first line right away helps your confidence, but you know playing with a guy like Tyson Foerster doesn't hurt, either. He's been a pleasant surprise for us,' coach Todd Miller says of Evan Vierling
Wilson touted as one of U.S. college baseball's top centrefielders

Wilson touted as one of U.S. college baseball's top centrefielders

New Lowell native wants to be a leader in his final year at Bowling Green; He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox, but didn't sign
For Norm McCauley, there's always something to learn with hockey

For Norm McCauley, there's always something to learn with hockey

'Until my hips and knees start getting too creaky and I have to put WD40 in my system, I'll be out there'