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Brian Burke addresses the media Monday at the Saddledome. Photo by Stuart Dryden/Calgary Sun

Burke: No arena threats, 'we'll just leave'

In what has been the bluntest talk yet about the future of the Calgary Flames, president of operations Brian Burke said the much-loved NHL team will leave the city if they don't get the new arena they've been seeking.

Woodstock Collegiate's Jaime Magoffin vaults in the midget women's pole vault in London, Ont. on Friday May 26, 2017 at TD Stadium at Western University at OFSAA West regionals. Woodstock will have 11 athletes compete at OFSAA track and field finals in 13 events. Greg Colgan/Woodstock Sentinel-Review/Postmedia Network

Twelve head to OFSAA

Woodstock will have 12 high school track and field athletes compete in 13 events at OFSAA June 1 to 3 in Belleville.

Mac Fox of Woodstock CI throws the shot well enough to place 4th in the junior boys shot put with a best throw of 13.75m at the first day of WOSSAA at Western. Fox will move on to the OFSAA regionals next week at TD stadium. Photograph taken on Thursday May 18, 2017. Mike Hensen/The London Free Press/Postmedia Network

Thirty head to OFSAA West

WOSSAA track and field finals were held May 18 and 19 at Western University’s TD Waterhouse Stadium with roughly 1,000 high school athletes from the region competing to continue to OFSAA West regionals.

The London Fire Heat, which has seven players from Oxford County, will play at Volleyball Canada under-15 Eastern Nationals in Waterloo. The Fire Heat won Division 1 Tier 2 Ontario Volleyball Association provincials earlier in April. Team: Liam Fitzhenry, Dezi Schneller, Braeden Sears, Colin Hutchison, Nate Running, Carter German, Ethan Vlemmix, DJ Chistie, Nick Ceman, Sean Donker, Ethan Laporte and Nik Kovacevic. Assistant coach Robbie Zalewski and head coach- Randy Sears. Submitted photo

Fire head to nationals

When a new team is formed, there’s inevitably time and growing pains before chemistry is properly built, the ability to understand one another’s skills and create the right cohesion to succeed.