Though the legs of a Nottawasaga Pines Timberwolves, Curtis Shepperdson of the Barrie Central Phoenix scores a try during senior boys high-school rugby action, Friday at Red Storey Field. The Phoenix would take the match, 77-0. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Central blanks T-Wolves

The Barrie Central Phoenix defeated the Nottawasaga Pines Timberwolves, 77-0, in senior boys high-school rugby action, Friday at Red Storey Field.

Andrew Mixemong's brother and sister, Kimberly and Austin, hug outside of court in Barrie, Friday, after the verdict. TRACY MCLAUGHLIN Photo

'He would have helped them'

Two Midland men sat in the prisoner’s box and showed no emotion on Friday as a jury found them guilty in the brutal beating of a gentle man.

Gordon McDowall of Barrie has been reported missing.

Missing man

Barrie city police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a man missing since Thursday evening.

An OPP vehicle. FILE PHOTO

Fail to remain

TAY TOWNSHIP – OPP are investigating a fail-to-remain crash late Thursday on Highway 93, between Penetanguishene Road and County Rd. 27.

The inaugural Simcoe County Sportsman & Food Festival will be held at the Barrie Molson Centre all weekend. The event will feature more than 100 vendors, live entertainment, midway, and wood carvers. The fun runs Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will also benefit the local branch of the Easter Seals Society and has been organized by Barrie Trim and Mouldings Inc. Ready for the fun are, Kelly Whitaker, left, from Barrie Trim and Mouldings, and Easter Seals' Charlene Myke. Mark Wanzel Photo

Sportsman show in Barrie

The inaugural Simcoe County Sportsman & Food Festival will be held at the Barrie Molson Centre all weekend. The event will feature more than 100 vendo

     

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