Barrie's Giordano Finoro chases down a puck alongside North Bay forward Adam McMaster. Finoro would get the Colts on the board first in a big win. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Colts blast Battalion

The Barrie Colts were facing a team not at their best. They made sure to take advantage of the opportunity.

Hockey Canada head Tom Renney has several plans in place -- with or without NHL players -- for Canada's coaches and roster at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea next February. (David Bloom/Postmedia Network)

Uneasy wait for Olympics decision

Tom Renney has Plan A and Plan B and maybe even a Plan C in his Hockey Canada office and admits he has no clue whether NHL players will be participating in the Olympic Games next year in Korea.

Congratulations to the U13 Sonics Basketball team, here with coach Craig McLaughlin - who won Bronze at their first Shootout Tourney in Bradford, January 22. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Sonics win Bronze

The South Simcoe Sonics U13 Basketball team held their first Shoot-out Tournament at home, at the Bradford District High School basketball court on the weekend, welcoming the Caledon Cougars, Sudbury Jam B, Peterborough Power, East Elgin Eagles and Tecumseh Saints.

Barrie's Zach Magwood tries to fight off a check from Owen Sound's Sean Durzi in first-period action on Thursday night. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Colts can't slow Attack

The Barrie Colts, with all of 16 skaters, were up against a team with 14 straight wins. But in a game of crazy bounces, the hard-working Colts nearly pulled it out.