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Parachute games

Alacea Yerxa, 7, and Hunter Jones, 8, worked as “lifeguards” to pull Josh Supinski, 9, from the clutches of the “sharks” during a parachute game put on as part of the town’s “Rec’n Crew” games this week. With the theme of “Blast from the Past,” children tie-dyed t-shirts, visited the museum and played games such as hoola hoops and limbo.

On the green

Mark Thyme eyed his putt on the green of the 18th hole at Heron Landing Golf Course on Saturday during the third-annual RBC Charity Golf Classic. About 30 teams participated in the event. The money raised went to support Riverside’s chemotherapy program.

Charity golf tourney still has openings

The 11th-annual RBC Charity Golf Classic is set to go this Saturday (July 11), but there’s still plenty of room for more teams.

Local RBC branch manager Heather Johnson said they had 17 teams registered as of Friday.

“I know there are quite a few out there [that haven’t registered yet],” Johnson said, added she hoped registrations would pick up this week.

July 1 ‘three- peat’ for Wolves

The annual Canada Day fastball tournament in Barwick crowned a familiar champion again this year.

The Sight & Sound Wolves (Fort Frances) thumped the Barwick Blue Knights’ “Young Guns” 11-2 in the ‘A’ final to capture the title for the third-straight year.

Wolves’ manager Derek McKinnon said the secret to their strength throughout the tournament was teamwork.