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Nice catch

Renegades' right-fielder Tamara Paul got some good extension as she attempted to make a nice grab on a fly ball during her team's lopsided loss to the third-seeded Fort Frances Her-icanes in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League Winner's Side final playoff action last night at Oltsher Field in Barwick. The Her-icanes now advance to the league final, slated for Aug.

Barton speaking

Skip Clint Barton spoke highly of his Fort Frances-based rink's 1996 Police Curling championship run and gave a lot of credit to his teammates during the third induction ceremonies for the Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday evening at La Place Rendez-Vous.

Difficult save

CJ Contracting keeper Jacob Albright was able to leap higher than Connor Nelson of Manitou Forest Products to make a difficult save during the second half of his squad's 1-0 win in the first leg of the Borderland Soccer League's men's division semi-final last night at the St. Francis Sports Field. The second-and-deciding game is set to go tonight at 6:30 p.m. (weather permitting).

Showing horse

Willoe Sabko of Dryden guided her horse, ShesCertainlyChromed, around the ring on Sunday afternoon during the Borderland Quarter Horse Association's annual show at the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's fairgrounds in Emo. The show ran from Friday through Monday this year.

Horse show

Sophie Koshel of Oxdrift had full control of her horse, Rythmn N Rock, while it was inspected on Sunday afternoon during the Borderland Quarter Horse Association's annual show in Emo over the weekend. Koshel topped the Youth 13-and-under division and was second in the Novice Youth for the High Point Circuit Awards.

Jaycees hockey team was a Cinderella story in the making

They were a Cinderlla story in the making and made their dreams a reality.

Made up of a group of mostly “ragtag” boys, the 1953-54 Fort Frances Jaycees Juvenile hockey team became the champions of the Thunder Bay Amateur Hockey Association by defeating the Fort William East End Athletic Association, Kenora Broncos, and the local Greens team.

McLeod proud to help build collegiate hockey

The impact he had on helping to build collegiate hockey in the United States will be felt for generations to come.

Fort Frances native Bruce McLeod had a long and distinguished career as a builder while serving his Alma mater, the University of Minnesota∕Duluth, in varying administrative capacities and as the commissioner of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.

Ball battle

Chad Faragher, left, and Declan Webb of Manitou Forest Products did their best to keep the ball away from Christian Armstrong of CJ Contracting during the second half of their team's 2-1 win in Borderland Soccer League men's division action last Wednesday night at the St. Francis Sports Field.

Throwing to base

Fort Frances Angels' pitcher Rylee Redford had to be nimble as she fielded a squibbler near home plate and attempted to make the throw to first base to gun out Jarrah Tom of the Sabaskong Tebinaak during her squad's 18-9 win in a Rainy River District Women's Fastball League Loser's Side playoff elimination game last Wednesday night at the St. Francis Sports Field.

RRDFL grounder

Fort Frances Braves' pitcher Jaden Gustafson had the beat on this ground ball that ended up rolling into foul territory during his squad's 12-0 romp over the fourth-seeded Couchiching Raiders in Rainy River District Fastball League Winner's Side playoff action last Thursday night at Couchiching. Gustafson pitched four strong innings to help the top-ranked Braves advance to the next round.