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Peter Robinson

Peter Robinson

Barrie's Peter Robinson is a sports columnist for BarrieToday. He is the author of Hope and Heartbreak in Toronto, his take on living with the disease of being a Leafs fan. He got his start as a sports reporter covering the Barrie Colts in the late 1990s and still thinks it was his most stressful job to date. He's since held various roles for SCOREGolf, NHL Yearbook, Toronto Star Golf Guide, and Prospects Hockey. Peter recently started producing documentaries and will now also be chronicling Barrie's sports scene through his eyes as he sees it

Recent Work by Peter

COLUMN: Barrie's boys of summer back in the swing of things

COLUMN: Barrie's boys of summer back in the swing of things

'Whatever curveballs get thrown this season, the Baycats and Jackfish should be the favourites,' says columnist
COLUMN: Barrie Flyers soared to Allan Cup win 50 years ago

COLUMN: Barrie Flyers soared to Allan Cup win 50 years ago

As columnist explains, local squad 'got close but never again won the Allan Cup'
COLUMN: Toronto FC runs roughshod over upstart Rovers

COLUMN: Toronto FC runs roughshod over upstart Rovers

Hundreds of local fans made trek to BMO Field for hotly anticipated match; 'That support does not go unnoticed,' says goalkeeper Rimi Olatunji
COLUMN: Underdog Rovers hope to slay TFC giants tonight

COLUMN: Underdog Rovers hope to slay TFC giants tonight

'It’s the ultimate David-versus-Goliath moment that rarely exists in sports today,' says sports columnist ahead of game at BMO Field
COLUMN: Members have mixed feelings over golf clubs' future

COLUMN: Members have mixed feelings over golf clubs' future

Change in operators at Vespra Hills, Innisfil's National Pines provides 'clarity after rumours surrounded the future of both,' columnist explains
Stanley Cup champ with '53 Habs, Barrie resident passes away at 92

Stanley Cup champ with '53 Habs, Barrie resident passes away at 92

Paul Masnick had fond memories of Cup win; 'I remember Doug Harvey came down (to my room). He wanted to keep the party going. And we did'
Former Barrie woman who murdered daughter dies in prison

Former Barrie woman who murdered daughter dies in prison

Barrie native Gabe Batstone, the young girl's father, vows to continue seeking improvements in child protection
Crawford won't let adversity keep him down as he makes jump to OHL

Crawford won't let adversity keep him down as he makes jump to OHL

'He’s only 16, but there are times he plays like he’s 19,' Owen Sound coach Darren Rumble says of Barrie product, former York-Simcoe Express player Jake Crawford
COLUMN: One of area's best athletes, Corby Adams mourned

COLUMN: One of area's best athletes, Corby Adams mourned

Adams, who died Saturday at age 82, was as adept on the baseball diamond as he was on the ice, and later in real estate as well, writes sports columnist
PLAYING FIELD: Colts already showing playoff potential

PLAYING FIELD: Colts already showing playoff potential

Barrie team has 'potential to earn a top-four conference berth and home-game advantage in the post-season,' says sports columnist
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