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Don't touch me!

Eric Shute of the Village People was a little too adventurous on the basepaths and ran right into the tag of the Shade's third baseman during his squad's loss in the 'B' final of the annual Kingsley Downs/Gus Lindberg Memorial slo-pitch tournament on Sunday afternoon at the Devlin Ball Park.

Tennis lesson

Al Christiansen demonstrated various skills to the local youths on hand for a junior tennis introductory clinic yesterday morning at the Multi-Use Tennis Courts here. With an aim at growing the sport locally, the sessions ran Monday through this morning to get all those interested comfortable with the skills of the sport.

And she's safe!

Steph Legree of the Couchiching Raiders was able to beat the throw to home to score a run during the first inning of her team's 10-8 win over the Fort Frances Her-icanes in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action on Monday night at VanJura. The Raiders are sitting with a league-best 11-1 record heading into tonight's game.

From the livewell

Mike Badiuk and Ryan McDowall were all smiles as they showed off their Day 2 haul during the top five boat parade on Saturday afternoon. The Devlin natives finished as the runners-up at this year's tourney with a two-day weight of 29.54 pounds.

Tossing goodies

Connor Carlson and Hunter Calder tossed out some goodies to the spectators on hand during the top five boat parade on Saturday afternoon. The duo left the docks sitting in fourth place that morning but ended up slipping down to 16th with a two-day total of 21.92 pounds.

Castin' champs

Joel Pagnac, left, and Larry Foss proudly showed off their hardware after claiming the title at the 19th-annual “Castin For Cash” bass tournament hosted by Lake Despair Lodge on Friday and Saturday. The International Falls duo topped the 47-team field with a two-day total of 30.32 pounds to take home their first title together.

High pitch

Daymond Morrisseau of Windey's Warriors held off on putting a swing on a high inside pitch during his squad's 10-0 loss to the Fort Frances Braves in Rainy River District Fastball League action on Thursday night at Couchiching. The two-time defending champion Braves were off to a perfect 10-0 start to the season heading into last night's game.

Maher leaves lasting legacy with Muskie hockey, Ducks Unlimited

The impact that Barney Maher had on the Muskie hockey program can't be overstated.

Born in Manchester, England on Nov. 27, 1922, the young Maher immigrated to Meaford, Ont. on the shores of Georgian Bay.

As he grew into his teens, he exhibited some characteristics that would remain central to him for the remainder of his life.

Young angler

Brian Beachum proudly hoisted up the biggest bass that he and his father, Matthew, had caught as pair of an 8.70-pound Day 2 haul on Saturday at the 19th-annual “Castin' For Cash” bass tournament hosted by Lake Despair Lodge. The duo wound up in 31st spot with a two-day total of 15.80 pounds.