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Janine Frayne travelled to Belarus last week to represent Canada and compete in the World Classic Powerlifting Competition – and the Petrolia resident is bringing home a silver medal. (Handout)

Frayne, 56, brings home silver medal

Janine Frayne snatched a silver medal in the bench press at the World Classic Powerlifting Competition last week in Minsk, Belarus. She’s turning 57 this year but can out-lift plenty of her peers.

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.

Griffin Allen and Matt Mueller with their antique bronze medals. The dynamic duo scored the OFSAA medals last week in Toronto after placing fourth in the open boys doubles. Melissa Schilz/Postmedia Network

Mueller and Allen shine at OFSAA

Matt Mueller and Griffin Allen have done LCCVI proud. The tennis doubles team competed fiercely at OFSAA last week in Toronto, and it was the first time LCCVI students had made it to the finals in this sport.

Marissa Mueller landed another gold medal at OFSAA on Friday, throwing a new personal best in the senior girl's javelin throw. (Submitted photo)

Mueller keeps her eye on the prize

LCCVI’s Marissa Mueller dominated at the OFSAA Track and Field Championships in Belleville last week. The grade 12 student claimed her gold medal in the senior girls javelin throw after throwing a new personal best of 45.77 meters.