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Nationals owner Mark Lerner said in a letter to a Washington Post columnist that he had cancer and had his left leg amputated. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo/Files)

Nats owner had leg amputated

Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner said Thursday night in a letter to a Washington Post columnist that he had cancer and had his left leg amputated.

Pat Bylok and Bob Bates are pictured at the Cobourg Lawn Bowling Club. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Bates and Bylok win two tournaments

Cobourg Lawn Bowling Club members Bob Bates and Pat Bylok warmed up for the club’s mixed pairs tournament last Saturday, Aug. 12 by winning a mixed pairs tournament at Campbellford the previous Tuesday with an impressive three wins and 40 points.

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Rugby on the beach

Eight-year-old Audrey Clarke from the Cobourg Saxons does her best running past players from Ajax at Cobourg beach Sunday. The inaugural Cobourg Saxons Beach Rugby Festival included 250 children, 12-and-under, from 24 team participated in the tournament. Rugby Canada and Rugby Ontario donated inflatable fields which were used for the first time on