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The Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team will battle the Sheridan Bruins for a new trophy, the inaugural Brown Bear Trophy, on Sunday afternoon at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie in what’s being dubbed the Battle of the Bears. Both teams are undefeated this season, sitting at 5-0, so something has to give this weekend. SUBMITTED

Battle of the Bears

When the reigning Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) champion Georgian Grizzlies (5-0) men’s rugby team hosts the Sheridan Bruins (5-0) on Sunday, there will be more than one piece of hardware on the line.

Curtis Douglas tries to battle through a check in the first period. Douglas would score en route to a 7-5 Barrie win. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Colts outrace Otters

The Barrie Colts would bend, but not break. A high-scoring, offensive game was in the cards with the Erie Otters in town, and it went to the wire.

Barrie's Kade Landry takes out North Bay's Adam McMaster along the boards. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Colts withstand Troops

The Barrie Colts got their offence early on Thursday. That meant they had to hold the fort the rest of the way.

Men win fourth straight

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team headed to face the Mohawk Mountaineers on Saturday at the Mohawk Sports Park.

Jason Willms of the Barrie Colts eyes a deflection off of Hamilton Bulldogs goaltender Kaden Fulcher during a failed attempt by Barrie to score during a two-man advantage in the second period of their OHL battle at the Barrie Molson Centre on Saturday, September 30th, 2017. KEVIN LAMB/PHOTO

Colts nipped by Bulldogs

There were some points where the Barrie Colts gave up too many chances, and others where they had plenty of their own.

Riley Korkole of the Eastview Wildcats reels in a pass in front of Brad Haines from the Collingwood Fighting Owls during senior boys action as part of the Georgian Football Festival on Wednesday at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie. Korkole ran for a touchdown on the play, as his team defeated CCI, 36-14. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Football festival

Riley Korkole of the Eastview Wildcats reels in a pass in front of Brad Haines from the Collingwood Fighting Owls during senior boys action as part of the Georgian Football Festival on Wednesday at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie.

Minesing native Mark Rodman of the Georgian Grizzles men’s rugby team carries the ball up the field during the school’s first game under the lights at the new J.C. Massie Field in Barrie, Friday night. The Grizzlies improved to 3-0 on the season with a resounding 55-10 victory. SUBMITTED

Grizzlies shine under new lights

After the christening of the newly named J.C. Massie Field at Georgian College's Barrie campus earlier in the day, the Grizzlies men’s rugby team played the first night home game in their history when they hosted the Seneca Sting on Friday night.