Author: Christian Mota-Pyette

“League1 Ontario will become a promotion/relegation league in 2024. We have two years to compete well to find ourselves in the top division. The competition is surely the key to the Simcoe Rovers’ development,” says President Julian de Guzman. Julian de Guzman The Simcoe Rovers begin their inaugural season this weekend The time finally draws near. Simcoe Rovers FC’s men’s and women’s teams make their League1 Ontario debut this weekend. The Rovers kick-off on Sunday at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie. The women’s team plays at 2 pm while the men’s team squares off at 5 pm, both against Blue…

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“The game is growing by the day in our neighbourhood, and it’s great to see. We could see close to 500 participants by the summer,” says Kim Porter of the Barrie Pickleball Club. Members of the Barrie Pickleball Club. Pickleball? What is that? Pickleball is a combination of tennis, ping pong, and badminton played on a badminton-sized court with a net roughly two inches shorter than a tennis net. It’s a great workout, fun for all ages while being far less strenuous on the body than other racket sports. Despite its fast-paced nature, pickleball is easy to learn and a…

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Junior Baycats days bring fun for the whole family! Saturday afternoon games bring carnival-like atmosphere to baseball experience The Barrie Baycats proudly announces theme days for five upcoming games throughout the 2022 IBL regular season. Further, the 4:00 pm home games on May 21, May 28, June 25, July 23, and August 13 will include inflatable fun and activities, candy floss, live character performers, and more! The Baycats have partnered with Moonwalk Entertainment and Dream Parties to execute this enhanced fan experience. And don’t forget, baseball fans, that kids aged 12 and under attend for FREE! Growing the team’s local…

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Barrie Sports: Weekend Recap shares the best of the local sports scene! Barrie Colts conclude their regular season; prepare for playoffs Colts County wrapped up regular-season action with a 6-3 win over the Niagara IceDogs. Declan McDonnell concluded a strong campaign with a three-point outing, totalling 62 points in 63 games this season. Further, McDonnell scored 18 goals and 39 points in 36 games since joining the Colts back in January. Captain Brandt Clarke was equally impressive. The LA Kings prospect capped off his stellar season while posting a career-high 48 assists. Additionally, the returning Tyson Foerster wasted no time…

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Barrie Sports: Weekend Edition is powered by Perfect SZN. Celebrate every season at Perfect Szn. Indulge in pub classics & great drinks! Find them at 353 Anne St. North in Barrie, Ontario. Barrie Colts wrap up the regular season schedule Barrie Colts action winds to a close while the team prepares for postseason competition. The Colts visited the Owen Sound Attack on Wednesday before returning to host the Hamilton Bulldogs on Thursday night. Overall, it’s been a strong campaign for Colts Country. Further, the Colts secured a top-3 finish in the OHL Central Division standings. The team projects to finish fifth overall in…

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