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Sean Chase/Daily Observer The Grips versus Sticks fundraising showdown between the Lumber Kings and the Upper Valley Gymnastics Club saw veteran forward Justin Felhaber and Lauren Legault attempts push-ups using the rings.

Kings, gymnasts face-off in Grips vs. Sticks

Fresh from dispatching the Carleton Place Canadians, the Pembroke Lumber Kings took on another tough opponent who gave the red-and-white a run for their money’s worth. Taking time from their tight schedule, Pembroke’s beloved junior hockey team faced off against the talented athletes of the Upper Valley Gymnastics Club

Sean Chase/Daily Observer Lumber Kings goalie Jake Smith stops a shot from Kanata's Chad Merrell (right). Pembroke dropped a 4-2 decision to the Lazers Sunday night at the PMC.

Kings' playoff push blunted by Kanata

In a late-season push for a playoff berth, the Pembroke Lumber Kings had their momentum halted Sunday night by a resurging Kanata Lazers. Taking a two-goal lead early at the Pembroke Memorial Centre, the Kings squandered the chance to pick up desperately needed two points when they allowed

Sean Chase/Daily Observer The Petawawa Predators Swim Club hosted the Cabin Fever Snow Qualifier and Fundamental Skills Competition Saturday. Here are some of the winners of the skills competition. In the photo (front left to right) are Alicia Kyer, Maddyson Kyer, Keely Waterman, Katie Duewel, Isabel Lowry, Lucy MacLaren, (back left to right) Maiyia Dalton, Chloe Roberge, Phillip Wardlaw, Cooper Toms and Cameron MacLaren.

Top swimmers excel at Cabin Fever meet

Not all events at this year’s Cabin Fever required snowmachines, snowshoes or skates. The Petawawa Predators Swim Club hosted some of the regions best young swimmers at Dundonald Hall Saturday with their annual Cabin Fever

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (right) reacts to scoring a touchdown against the Packers during the NFC Championship game in Atlanta on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Ryan slices, dices Packers D

In his effort to simplify the final and biggest step on the road to the Super Bowl, Falcons coach Dan Quinn lectured his players about the football.

Hudson Swafford hits from the fairway on the first hole during the final round of the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament on the Stadium Course at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (Chris Carlson/AP Photo)

Swafford denies Hadwin first win

Hudson Swafford won the fittingly named CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, following three straight birdies with a closing par for a one-stroke victory over Canada’s Adam Hadwin.

Leafs' Martin Marincin and Senators' Derick Brassard battle in front of Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen during first period NHL action in Toronto on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (Stan Behal/Toronto Sun)

Leafs struggles at home continue

Costly penalties, late tying goals against, shootout losses and home defeats ... such are the chains holding the Maple Leafs back from making real noise in the NHL standings.

Canucks captain Henrik Sedin waves as he receives a standing ovation from his teammates on the bench and the crowd after scoring a goal against the Panthers to record his 1,000th career point during NHL action in Vancouver on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

Henrik nets 1,000th point in win

Henrik Sedin recorded the 1,000th point of his NHL career before Luca Sbisa scored the winner in the third period as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Friday night.