Dave Reid of the Ivy Leafs accepts the Strother Cup from league secretary Scott Anderson during a post-game presentation. DAVID ANDERSON/PHOTO

Leafs win championship

The Ivy Leafs claimed the North Dufferin Baseball League's Strother Cup on Saturday with a 1-0 over the Aurora Jays.

Barrie wins bloom award

Barrie has won a Five Bloom rating and an appreciative nod for an eye to future planning from Communities in Bloom organizers.

Curtis Goulding, 6, and friends Rowan Burtt, 5, and Ryan Duern, 6, watch as the 5th annual Great Canadian Beaver Race kicks off Sunday at Heritage Park in Barrie. Organized by the Kempenfelt Rotary Club, the cost to buy a beaver was $10 and the grand prize was $10,000. Cheryl Browne/Barrie Examiner

The race is on

The 5th Great Canadian Beaver Race took over Heritage Par in Barrie, Sunday.