Muskie captain Jill Calder, right, tried to get her stick on the puck before her Sioux Lookout Warriors' opponent did during the second period of Fort High's 7-2 win in their annual “Seniors Night” game on Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. Calder netted a hat trick to help the Muskies improve to 7-1 in NorWOSSA play.
Caleb Allan had his Kenora Broncos' opponent on skates as he hit him with a nasty crossover to get past him during the first quarter of the Muskie senior boys' basketball team's 78-37 romp in NorWOSSA action on Tuesday afternoon here.
Peyton Avis broke in all alone on the Sioux Lookout Warriors' goal and looked to deke to his backhand on goalie Jessen Bighead during the first period of the Muskie boys' hockey team's 6-1 win in NorWOSSA action on Tuesday night at the '52 Canadians Arena. Avis scored once and added four assists to help the Muskies improve to 10-0 in league play.
Above, Piper Miller of the Fort Frances Bladed Rebels unloaded a shot on the Lake of the Woods Envy's net during the first period of her squad's 4-1 loss in the Midget division's Gold-Medal Game Sunday afternoon of the Fort Frances Girls/Women's Hockey Association's PeeWee and Midget tournament at the Ice For Kids Arena. Right, Julia Guertin of the Bladed Rebels tried to keep possession of the puck as she was stick checked by Envy's Natalina Reynard.
It was a job well done for Muskie curlers as both the boys' and girls' squads nabbed gold and the mixed team took silver at the NorWOSSA championships held in Kenora on Sunday and Monday. Pictured are members of all three teams. Back row, from left to right, are Brayden Sabbe, Owen Riches, Jordon Bazylewski, Brett Schram, Kian McEvoy and Rylee Booth. Middle row, from left to right, are Ashley Payne, Jillian Cousineau, Anna Peters, Lauren Penney, and Daffni Chabot. Front row, from left to right, are Sadie Tolton, Julianna Rousseau and Emelia Saciuk.
It's time to celebrate your local businesses.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce will be holding its 23rd annual Business Awards tonight at the Copper River Inn. The night is set to begin at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails, with dinner being served at 7:00 p.m.
The event will also feature entertainment, a cash bar, silent auction and the presentations of the awards.
Family Day is almost here. Time to pack up the kids, and have some fun together throughout the Rainy River District.
This year, the holiday lands on Monday, Feb. 17, and a variety of local groups have been busy organizing events and activities.
On the calendar this year are: