Iain Craig paddles his outrigger, practicing for the Marsh Mash in Bradford, this Saturday. Nancy Bobala/Photographer

Doin' the Marsh Mash

The 39th Annual Marsh Mash Canoe and Kayak races return to the Holland Marsh canals in Bradford West Gwillimbury this Saturday, May 20. The race attracts Canoeists, kayakkers, standup paddleboarders and outrigger paddlers from across the province, competing in a range of distances and classes, from recreational/beginner to competitive/Marathon.

Barrie Central Collegiate graduate Katie Shipley, who is attending Tennessee Tech University on a soccer scholarship, will receive the Horizon Award on Saturday. The award goes to a freshman student in the exercise science, physical education and wellness degree program who excels on the field and in the classroom. SUBMITTED

Big things on horizon

When Katie Shipley went to check her mail and saw there was a letter, the first-year Tennessee Tech University student thought it was likely a bill of some sort.

Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen attends practice in Toronto last Wednesday before facing the Capitals in Game 1 in Washington a day later. (Jack Boland/Toronto Sun)

Trading Kessel paying dividends

As Frederik Andersen walked down the hallway at the Verizon Center just after midnight Sunday, followed not far behind by Kasperi Kapanen, a thought occurred: Almost everything about this young and growing Maple Leafs team comes back to Phil Kessel.