Orser and Ley to Attend Sport Orillia Hall of Fame Event
- April 21, 2016
- 2:00 pm
The 2016 Sport Orillia Hall of Fame dinner will have a double dose of star power. Olympic figure skating medalist Brian Orser, and former NHL hockey player and captain Rick Ley – both inductees into this year’s hall of fame – will be on hand for the April 23 event. Orser and Ley are among four individuals being honoured in the Orillia Sport Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016. The other inductees are: international sculling champion Jacob Gill ‘Jake’ Gaudaur Sr., and track and field legend Harry Gill. Former NHL referee Ron Hoggarth is the guest speaker at this year’s gala, taking place at Casino Rama.
Tickets are available through the Orillia Opera House box office or online at www.orilliaoperahouse.ca.
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New Inductees at Orillia Sports Hall of Fame
- April 12, 2016
- 12:49 pm
Sport Orillia has announced the 2016 inductees to the Orillia Sport Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees are: Jacob Gill ‘Jake’ Gaudaur Sr., Harry Gill, Brian Orser, and Rick Ley. The inductees were announced during a press conference at Twin Lakes Secondary School February 15th. Watch more here.
Orillia Hockey Players Honoured at Annual Banquet
- April 11, 2016
- 1:21 pm
Players from both the house league and rep programs of the Orillia Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) capped their season with an annual year-end banquet Sunday at Rotary Place.
Hundreds of hockey players, coaches, volunteers and family members congregated at the rink over two afternoon sessions, where they enjoyed pizza and pop and swapped stories about their memorable hockey seasons. Each squad had its moment on the stage, where each team’s most improved, most dedicated, and most sportsmanlike players received Esso Medals of Achievement. Read the full story.
2016 Sport Orillia Hall of Fame Dinner
- April 1, 2016
- 12:52 pm
The Orillia Sports Council presents the second Orillia Sport Hall of Fame Induction Gala Saturday, April 23rd at Casino Rama Resort.
Tickets are selling fast for this spectacular night that will recognize the inductees: Jacob Gill ‘Jake’ Gaudaur Sr., Harry Gill, Brian Orser, and Rick Ley.
Former former NHL referee Ron Hoggarth will be the featured speaker for the evening. Tickets for the Orillia Sport Hall of Fame Induction Gala are on sale now at $90.00 through the Orillia Opera House box office.
New Orillia Business Fun Ball Hockey League
- March 5, 2016
- 1:16 pm
The Orillia Ball Hockey League (OBHL) is offering a new loop for businesses. This exciting new league offers employees and their co-workers a chance to play on a team against other local business teams in a non-competitive environment.
There is no prior experience or skill required. It’s more about having fun than winning and is an opportunity for business owners to increase the morale of their staff and bring them closer together as a team.
The new league will be Mondays from 7-10 p.m., from March 21 until May 9 at the OBHL facility, located at 995 Memorial Ave., Forest Home Park. Read more.