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Canada Crushed

Owen Sound | by Fred Wallace  

Feb 25/20 Bayshore Broadcasting Sports

courtesy Softball Canada 



OFSAA Alpine

This is Day 2 of the OFSAA Alpine Ski Championships at Osler Bluffs at Collingwood

The Giant Slalom events will commence at 9:30 am this morning with both an Open Run and a High School run.

The second run of the day will be at noon with the awards ceremony set for just after 3 pm this after noon at the Osler Bluff Podium, under flags in front of Main Lodge.

World Under 18 Fastball Championship

at New Zealand

Australia 14 Canada 3

Owen Rahn from Durham played shortstop and was 0 for 2 at the plate.

Jackson Pegelo of Cargill played 1st base for Canada and was also 0 for 2 at bat

Australia improves to 4 & 0 while Canada  falls to 2 & 2

Canada meets Argentina tonight

Argentina is also 2 & 2

Matthew Weiler of Hepworth was also with Team Canada but is injured and not expected to play for the remainder of the tournament


from Softball Canada

The Canadian U18 Men’s National Softball Team took a tough loss at the WBSC U18 Men’s Softball World Cup as Australia took the 14-3 win in four innings. Australia sent 10 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first to score seven runs and added five in the second and two more in the third to cruise to the important win.
Max Major (Delisle, Sask.) got things started the right way for Canada by singling up the middle to start the game and Brock Fencott (Belleville, Ont.) was hit by a pitch to put two runners on base, but a fielder’s choice and a pair of strikeouts left both runners stranded. Australia led off the bottom of the first with a single of their own followed by a pair of walks to load the bases. Another walk brought in the first run of the game as Canada resorted to an early pitching change. A double to center scored two runs, followed by a two-run single to right. After a sacrifice bunt advanced the runner to second, the next batter dropped a fly ball in front of the left fielder to plate a run, and the batter reached third on the throw to home before scoring on a wild pitch as Australia scored seven runs.
After Canada went down in order in the top of the second, Australia loaded the bases with three walks to start the bottom of the inning. Back-to-back singles brought three runs in to score, with an RBI ground out and a run-scoring infield single later in the inning pushing the score to 12-0. Tyler Branchaud (Metcalfe, Ont.) worked a leadoff walk in the top of the third but he could not move any further as the next two batters struck out followed by a ground out. Australia got a leadoff double and a walk to start the bottom of the third, and an error in right field led to a run scoring on the play. A walk loaded the bases and a sacrifice fly scored Australia’s fourteenth run of the game.
Team Canada was able to get on the board with three runs in the top of the fourth but fell short of extending the game. Ryan Bicknell (Prince Albert, Sask.) hit a one-out single and advanced to second on a wild pitch before coming in to score on a double over the centerfielder by Mason McKay (Tavistock, Ont.) with Xavier Daneau (St-Celestin, Que.) following up with a run-scoring double of his own. A single to left by Branchaud scored Canada’s third run, but that was as much as Canada would get as the game ended on the run-ahead rule.
It was a tough day for Canada’s pitching, as Connor Brooks (Napanee, Ont.) started the game but allowed four runs on a hit and three walks before giving way to Reese Yantzi (Shakespeare, Ont.), who allowed three runs on three hits in one inning pitched. Brody Fraser (Upper Nine Mile River, N.S.) came out to start the second and allowed five runs on two hits and three walks before giving way to Nathan Running (Innerkip, Ont.), who gave up two runs (one earned) on two hits and two walks while striking out two in two innings of relief. McKay and Daneau each had an RBI double for Canada at the plate, with Branchaud adding an RBI single. Major and Bicknell each added a single.
The loss dropped Canada’s record to 2-2, creating a four way tie for second place in Group A with Argentina, the Czech Republic and Singapore behind first-place Australia (4-0). On the final day of the preliminary round, the Czech Republic (2-2) will face Singapore (2-2) at noon local time, while Canada will take on Argentina (2-2) at 5:00pm local time on Wednesday (11:00pm EST on Tuesday). The winning team from each of those games will earn a spot in the Super Round.
Earlier games on Tuesday saw USA earning their first win by beating Denmark 7-3, Singapore defeated South Africa 9-8 in nine innings, Japan edged Mexico 4-3, and Argentina also got by the Czech Republic 4-3 in nine innings. Japan currently sits in first place in Group B with a 4-0 record, followed by Guatemala and New Zealand both sitting at 2-1 with a head-to-head game currently in progress. Mexico is currently positioned in fourth place with a 2-2 record.

Ontario Hockey League Today

Kingston Frontenacs at Ottawa 67's 

10:30 AM

Tomorrow, the Owen Sound Attack are at Hamilton to face the Bulldogs

You can hear the Attack & Bulldogs live on 560 CFOS with Terry's Trailer Service-Kia of Owen Sound Bearadio

Bearadio is brought to you in part by McArthur Tire.


X Kitchener       57 36 14 5 2 79
XSaginaw         57 36 16 3 2 77
XLondon           55 38 15 1 1 78
XFlint                 57 37 18 1 1 76
Windsor             56 32 19 5 0 69
Guelph               56 30 19 2 5 67
Owen Sound     56 27 22 4 3 61
Erie                     57 24 22 4 7 59
Sault Ste Marie 58 25 29 3 1 54
Sarnia                 57 20 31 5 1 46


XOttawa            55 43 11 0 1 87
Sudbury             57 30 26 1 0 61
XPeterborough 57 33 21 2 1 69
XOshawa           57 30 18 5 4 69
Barrie                  56 27 24 3 2 59
Mississauga       57 25 27 4 1 55
Hamilton             57 24 26 6 1 55
Kingston             55 18 33 2 2 40
Niagara               57 17 34 5 1 40
North Bay           56 14 39 3 0 31

X = Clinched Playoff Spot


The Ontario Hockey League today announced that St. Louis Blues prospect Tyler Tucker of the Flint Firebirds is the OHL ‘On the Run’ Player of the Week with 11 points in four games including three goals and eight assists along with a plus/minus rating of plus-4.

Tucker joins Firebirds teammate Riley McCourt as the second defenceman to claim the honour this season, marking the fifth different occasion that a Flint player has been recognized. Tucker's 11 points over an extended week that included a Family Day holiday on Monday led the League as Flint's club record-setting winning streak reached 15 games. Tucker set a new Firebirds record for points by a defenceman in a single game on Monday, racking up seven consisting of two goals and five assists in a 12-7 road win over the Sarnia Sting. He chipped in with an assist in Thursday's 4-0 road win over the Niagara IceDogs before scoring his 16th goal of the season and picking up a helper in Friday's 6-3 victory over the Mississauga Steelheads. Tucker and the Firebirds saw their 15-game winning streak snapped back at home on Saturday as the defender collected an assist in a 4-1 loss to the Kitchener Rangers.

A 19-year-old product of Longlac, Ont., Tucker sits seventh among OHL defencemen with 53 points (16-37--53) over 49 games between Flint and Barrie this season. The fourth-year veteran has registered 24 points (8-16--24) over 21 games since being acquired by the Firebirds on January 7th. A former first round (14th overall) pick of the Barrie Colts in the 2016 OHL Priority Selection, Tucker has recorded 149 points (34-115--149) over 238 career regular season contests. He was a seventh round (200th overall) pick of the St. Louis Blues in the 2018 NHL Draft. Tucker made his professional debut last spring, appearing in two regular season games with the AHL's San Antonio Rampage.

Two goaltenders were also in the running for this week's award including Guelph Storm netminder Nico Daws who went 3-0 with a 1.88 goals-against average and .932 save percentage along with Oshawa Generals puckstopper Zachary Paputsakis who won a pair of games while posting a 1.50 goals-against average and .951 save percentage.

2019-20 OHL ‘On the Run’ Players of the Week – Regular Season:

Feb. 17 – Feb. 23: Tyler Tucker (Flint Firebirds)
Feb. 10 – Feb. 16: Cole Perfetti (Saginaw Spirit)
Feb. 3 – Feb. 9: Evgeniy Oksentyuk (Flint Firebirds)
Jan. 27 – Feb. 2: Connor McMichael (London Knights)
Jan. 20 – Jan. 26: Ty Dellandrea (Flint Firebirds)
Jan. 13 – Jan. 19: Mitchell Hoelscher (Ottawa 67's)
Jan. 6 – Jan. 12: Philip Tomasino (Oshawa Generals)
Dec. 30 – Jan. 5: Jacob Ingham (Kitchener Rangers)
Dec. 16 – Dec. 29: Joseph Garreffa (Ottawa 67's)
Dec. 9 – Dec. 15: Jacob Ingham (Kitchener Rangers)
Dec. 2 – Dec. 8: Ty Dellandrea (Flint Firebirds)
Nov. 25 – Dec. 1: Marco Rossi (Ottawa 67’s)
Nov. 18 – Nov. 24: Riley McCourt (Flint Firebirds)
Nov. 11 – Nov. 17: Jan Jenik (Hamilton Bulldogs)
Nov. 4 – Nov. 10: Cam Hillis (Guelph Storm)
Oct. 28 – Nov. 3: Connor McMichael (London Knights)
Oct. 21 – Oct. 27: Nico Daws (Guelph Storm)
Oct. 14 – Oct. 20: Hunter Jones (Peterborough Petes)
Oct. 7 – Oct. 13: Mack Guzda (Owen Sound Attack)
Sept. 24 – Oct. 6: Philip Tomasino (Niagara IceDogs)
Sept. 23 – Sept. 29: Connor McMichael (London Knights)
Sept. 19 – Sept. 22: Semyon Der-Arguchintsev (Peterborough Petes)


Woolley's Warriors

On Saturday, February 22, prior to the Owen Sound Attack facing off against the Erie Otters, Mark Woolley proudly presented Diabetes Canada with a $35,000 cheque, raised through his efforts in just six months with Woolley’s Warriors (WW28). The donation will help send kids to Diabetes Canada D-Camps this summer.

Launched in August 2019, WW28 is a nonprofit initiative that holds the goal of sending kids to D-Camps and ultimately connecting those living with diabetes through sharing Woolley’s personal story, while building a platform for others to share theirs. Woolley, an 18-year-old who was originally diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 12 after his older brother Matt had also been diagnosed at birth, has been meeting fellow diabetic youth and young athletes following his games this season in addition to his fundraising efforts.

Part of Woolley’s fundraising included partnering with the Attack on the inaugural Woolley’s Warriors Night on November 9, 2019. The event raised over $2500, as well as 10 wardrobe-sized boxes of clothing and household items in support of Diabetes Canada.

Woolley’s incredible $35,000 donation will help send a number of kids to D-Camps in 2020, where after beginning more than 60 years ago, the camps have continued to give children living with Type 1 diabetes an authentic camp experience that combines fun activities, friendship, and education on how to manage their diabetes with help from medical professionals who are on site 24/7.

On hand for the presentation was Laura Toito, who has been an exceptional support of WW28 since its creation, and Nicole Holder Dulson – both from Diabetes Canada.

Most notably, the unbelievable and overwhelming quick success of WW28 would not have been possible without the support of so many who donated not just financially, but also with genuine support.

“I just want to personally thank each and every person who has had an impact on making this possible. None of this would be possible without the outstanding support shown from countless people thus far,” Woolley reflected. “I remember when WW28 was first launched, we had a goal of raising $6,000 just to be able to send a few kids to camp… now looking back at what we had aimed for in August, and seeing the progression of WW28, it truly is outstanding.”

“So many kids living with Type 1 will be positively impacted after being given the opportunity to attend D-Camp,” Woolley continued. “So once again, thank you to everybody who has supported me and WW28 so far. I’m looking forward to the future and can’t wait to continue to do as much as I can to connect those living with Type 1 diabetes.”
Connect with Woolley’s Warriors on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

For further questions, contact Woolley’s Warriors at

Ontario Junior Hockey League

Georgetown Raiders 5 Markham Royals 3

Raiders 5 Royals 3

Nolan Dann had 2 goals for Georgetown

Grant Spence had 3 assists for the Raiders.

Period 1
Markham - Tyler Davis (Garrett McArthur, Ryan Rosborough) 1:22
Markham - Nick Davis (Vincent Bonaiuto, Matthew Couto) 11:49
Georgetown - Eric Russell (Grant Spence, Nolan Dann) 12:18

Period 2
Georgetown - Thomas Hernandez (unassisted) 5:14
Georgetown - Nolan Dann (Eric Russell, Grant Spence) 17:22
Markham - Zac Sirota (Johnny Ulicny, Jason Stachelbeck) 18:42

Period 3
Georgetown - Brendan Kennedy (Mitchell Hewitson, Jaden Condotta) 4:10
Georgetown - Nolan Dann (empty net) (Grant Spence) 19:14

The Playoffs for the Collingwood Colts begin in Friday night when they host the Stouffville Spirit in the opener of a best of 7 series

Game time Friday night is 7:30 pm at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena.


North Division

xPickering 54 32 18 2 2 68
xCollingwood 54 27 17 1 9 64
xStouffville 54 27 20 4 3 61
Markham 54 24 24 0 6 54
Aurora              54 7 43 0 4 18

West Division

xOakville 54 39 9 2 4 84
xBurlington 54 34 12 3 5 76
xBuffalo 54 31 17 1 5 68
xBrantford 54 29 24 0 1 59
Georgetown 54 24 21 4 5 57
Milton  54 17 28 4 5 43

South Division

xJr Canadiens 54 38 10 2 4 82
xTor Patriots 54 32 17 0 5 69
xSt Michaels 54 29 18 2 5 65
xNorth York 54 21 25 4 4 50
Mississauga 54 17 33 1 3 38
Brampton 54 16 34 2 2 36

East Division

xWellington 54 43 9 2 0 88
xTrenton 54 40 10 1 3 84
xWhitby 54 21 27 1 5 48
xCobourg 54 21 27 3 3 48
Lindsay 54 5 43 1 5 16

PJHL Pollock Division Semifinal

Mount Forest Patriots at Mitchell Hawks
( Mitchell leads the best of 7; 2-1 )
9 pm

Mount Forest Patriots vs. Mitchell Hawks

Wed Feb 19 Mitchell Hawks 2 at Mount Forest Patriots 5
Sat Feb 22 Mount Forest Patriots 3 Mitchell Hawks 6
Sun Feb 23 Mitchell Hawks 1 at Mount Forest Patriots 0

Tue Feb 25 Mount Forest Patriots at Mitchell Hawks 9 p.m.
Sat Feb 29 Mitchell Hawks at Mount Forest Patriots 8 p.m.

Sun Mar 1 Mount Forest Patriots at Mitchell Hawks 3:10 p.m.
Wed Mar 4 Mitchell Hawks at Mount Forest Patriots 8:30 p.m.


Wingham Ironmen vs Kincardine Bulldogs

Fri Feb 21 Kincardine Bulldogs 1 at Wingham Ironmen 4
Sat Feb 22 Wingham Ironmen 5 at Kincardine Bulldogs 4  (OT)
Sun Feb 23 Kincardine Bulldogs 3 at Wingham Ironmen 4

Wed Feb 26 Wingham Ironmen at Kincardine Bulldogs 8:30 p.m.

Fri Feb 28 Kincardine Bulldogs at Wingham Ironmen  8 p.m. 
Sat Feb 29 Wingham Ironmen at Kincardine Bulldogs7:30 p.m. 
Sun Mar 1 Kincardine Bulldogs at Wingham Ironmen  3 p.m. 

PJHL Carruthers Division Semifinal

Penetanguishene Kings at Alliston Hornets

( Game 1 of a best of 7 )

7:30 pm



Stayner Siskins at Orillia Terriers 

( Game 1 of a best of 7 )

8:00 pm



Penetanguishene Kings vs Alliston Hornets

Feb 25th Penetanguishene Kings at Alliston Hornets 7:30 pm 
Feb 28th Alliston Hornets at Penetanguishene Kings 8:00 pm 
Mar 1st Penetanguishene Kings at Alliston Hornets 6:30 pm 
Mar 4th  Alliston Hornets at Penetanguishene King 8:00 pm

Mar 6th Penetanguishene Kings at Alliston Hornets 7:30 pm 
Mar 7th  Alliston Hornets at Penetanguishene King 8:00 pm
Mar 8th Penetanguishene Kings at Alliston Hornets 6:30 pm 


Orillia Terriers vs Stayner Siskins

Feb 25th Stayner Siskins at Orillia Terriers  8:00 pm
Feb 27th Orillia Terriers at Stayner Siskins 8:10 pm 
Mar 1st Orillia Terriers vs Stayner Siskins 1:30 pm 
Mar 3rd Stayner Siskins at Orillia Terriers  8:00 pm 

Mar 5th Orillia Terriers vs Stayner Siskins 8:10 pm 
Mar 7th Stayner Siskins at Orillia Terriers  7:30 pm 
Mar 8th Orillia Terriers vs Stayner Siskins 1:30 pm

WOAA Senior Hockey Playoffs

" AA " Quarterfinal

Durham Thundercats at Ripley Wolves

( The best of 7 is tied 3-3 )

8:30 pm

The winner tonight will advance to the Final 4 with Clinton, Minto & Tillsonburg



Greater Metro Junior Hockey league Playoffs

North Quarterfinals

Bradford Bulls 5 Bancroft Rockhounds 2

Oldrich Matejka had a 3 point game for Bradford

Carson Murison made 19 saves to post the win

The Bulls win the best of 3 series; 2-1 

1st Period
00:32 Bradford Bulls Oldrich Matejka  (George Yacoub, Hughie Sheppard)
06:30 Bradford Bulls Logan Emery  (Marquis Grant-Mentis, Michael Greco)
16:56 Bancroft Power Play - Vitezslav Klesla  (Pavel Rozhkov, Tyler Dellina)

2nd Period
05:16 Bradford Bulls George Yacoub  (Matthew Senra, Nathan Curley)
14:06 Bradford Bulls Nathan Curley  (Marquis Grant-Mentis, Oldrich Matejka)
18:08 Bancroft Leon Hartl  (Dylan Burton, Brett Machin)

3rd Period
19:49 Bradford Bulls Roope Kalanti  (Logan Emery, Oldrich Matejka)


South Quarterfinals

Niagara Whalers 9 Durham ( Oshawa ) Roadrunners 5
( Niagara wins the best of 3 series; 2-0 )

Kingsville Kings 4 Northumberland Stars 2
( Kingsville wins the best of 3 series; 2-1 )


Elliott Accepts Two Scholarships from York University

Jeremy Elliott has accepted an offer of admission to York University in Toronto, Ontario that includes the maximum amount for the York University Renewable Entrance Athletic Scholarship and the York University Academic Entrance Scholarship.

A member of the Saugeen Track and Field, Jeremy has competed in weight throw, hammer throw, discus and shot put. 

His skill at these events has earned him six Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) medals and five national medals.

A student at Sacred Heart High School in Walkerton, Jeremy has over a 90% average in six

In the fall of 2020, Jeremy will be studying Kinesiology and developing his skills as a thrower under the direction of Richard Parkinson, Athletics Canada High Performance Coach - Throws.

Coyotes Win 7 Medals

The Flying Angels Track Club hosted a prep meet at York University on Sunday, February 23 as part of the Minor Track Association winter Track and Field program. 
Several track clubs from across the Toronto GTA area, Brampton, Pickering, Hamilton, Burlington, London, Milton, Brantford, Newmarket, Barrie, and Port Elgin were in attendance, along with 11 members of the Georgian Bay Coyotes.

Our Coyotes have been training very hard since their last meet a month ago.  So they were excited to see how they would do deep in the middle info heavy training.
The day began with the Tyke Girls and Tyke Boys running together on the indoor 200m oval.  Sydney Snelling grabbed a silver medal in the Tyke Girls 1200m race as did  Nathan Leary in the Tyke Boys 1200m.  Keira Snelling earned a bronze medal in the Atom Girls 1500m event.  The Mite Boys 400m race had Liam MacInness-Wiley lacing up in his first ever indoor meet.  He knocked whopping 9 seconds off his best time to snatch 3rd as he nosed out his rival at the line.  Mason Bell dropped his 1500m time by over 2 seconds in the Atom Boys 1500m and Taryn Weppler took 7 seconds off her Atoms Girls 1500m previous best.

The 800m races began after lunch, giving our Coyotes a chance to recharge after the morning race.  There were many exciting finishes and lots of reasons for cheering.  

Liam MacInnes-Wiley grabbed his 2nd medal of the day in the Mite Boys age group with a  , knocking a massive 18 seconds off his best time.  Sydney Snelling won her 2nd medal of the day as well, taking gold in the Tyke Girls race. 

Olivia Latham ran a very strong race to edge out her competitions at the line to win bronze in the Atom Girls event.  Keira Snelling was in close pursuit behind Latham as she posted a personal best time of 2:43.84, taking off 3 seconds.  Emmett Leary also posted a personal best time of 2:42.15 in his Atom Boys 800m, dropping his time by over 2 seconds.

Overall it was a great day of racing.  We brought home 7 medals and had 7 personal best performances.  Many others were only a couple seconds off their best times as well.  Exciting since being deep into heavy training, personal best times don't come very often.  

We have just under 5 weeks before provincials.  So with a few more weeks of hard training and then tapering over the final 2 weeks, our Coyotes will be in great racing shape by then.

[* = personal best time]

Mite Boys 400m [2012-2013]
Liam MacInnes-Wiley ['12] = 3rd/5 @ 1:31.51*

Mite Boys 800m [2012-2013]
Liam MacInnes-Wiley ['12] = 2nd/3 @ 3:26.18*

Tyke Girls 800m [2010-2011]
Sydney Snelling ['10] = 1st/5 @ 2:58.35
Estelle MacInnes-Wiley ['10] = 4th/5 @ 3:16.84
Kate Earle ['10] = 5th/5 @ 3:17.23*

Tyke Boys 800m [2010-2011]
Nathan Leary ['11] = 5th/7 @ 3:21.54

Atom Girls 800m [2008-2009]
Olivia Latham ['08] = 3rd/21 @ 2:42.80
Keira Snelling ['08] = 4th/21 @ 2:43.84*
Rimyelle Grady ['09] = 14th/21 @ 2:57.57  
Taryn Weppler ['09] = 19th/21 @ 3:07.40

Atom Boys 800m [2008-2009]
Emmett Leary ['09] = 7th/13 @ 2:42.52*
Mason Bell ['09] = 10th/13 @ 2:52.45

Tyke Girls 1200m [2010-2011]
Sydney Snelling ['10] = 2nd/5 @ 4:35.25
Kate Earle ['10] = 4th/5 @ 5:06.08
Estelle MacInnes-Wiley ['10] = 5th/5 @ 5:15.23

Tyke Boys 1200m [2010-2011]
Nathan Leary ['11] = 2nd/2 @ 4:57.87

Atom Girls 1500m [2008-2009]
Keira Snelling ['08] = 3rd/18 @ 5:32.53
Olivia Latham ['08] = 9th/18 @ 5:38.02
Taryn Weppler ['09] = 17th/18 @ 6:09.29*

Atom Boys 1500m [2008-2009]
Emmett Leary ['09] = 8th/14 @ 5:20.97
Mason Bell ['09] = 10th/14 @ 5:26.76*

Grey Bruce Ladies Broomball League

Wiarton 3 Blizzettes 1

Taylor Smith, Kyrah Wesley and Kayla Sollazzo scored for Wiarton. 

Melissa Armstrong scored for Blizzettes. 

Minor Hockey

WOAA Midget

Chatsworth Moggie Valley Timber Rebels 3 West Grey 2

Alex Dejong, Austin King (on the penalty shot) and Jake Moran scored for Moggie Valley Timber

The Rebels were eliminated in OMHA play when Drayton took game 5 with a score of 2 to 1.

The lone Rebels goals was scored by Austin McComb.

Bantam Girls

Walkerton Capitals 4 Owen Sound Ice Hawks 0

Lower Lakes Atom Girls Playoffs

Round 2 Game 1

Owen Sound Ice Hawks 2 Woolwich Wild 1

Bronte Kirby & Abby McMillan scored for the Ice hawks who lead the 4 point series 2-0

Olivia Barber got the win in goal for Owen Sound

Game 2 is tonight in Elmira at the Dan Snyder Memorial Arena

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