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Circling net

Muskie forward Reece McQuaker looked to circle the puck from behind her own net during the third period of Fort High's 5-2 win over the Dryden Eagles on Monday night at the Emo/La Vallee Community Centre. McQuaker had an assist on the night to help the black-and-gold's cause.

Skating day

Local youths had a blast on the ice while participating in the Canada 150 “Skating Day" held Sunday afternoon at the '52 Canadians Arena. The event, which was free to the community and ran from 1-3 p.m., featured free skating instruction, on-ice games, and face-painting, as well as a "Canada 150”-themed cake and various refreshments.

In your face

Junior Muskie Michael Vanderaa looked to stuff Connor Lind of the Atikokan Voyageurs on Friday during an exhibition tournament held here. The black-and-gold went on to win the game 29-15 en route to a perfect 4-0 record for the weekend. Also competing in the tournament were the Kenora Broncos, St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora), and Churchill (Thunder Bay).

McGillis speaking

Former OHL goalie Brock McGillis was at the Townshend Theatre last Wednesay to share with Fort High students his struggles of being a closeted pro athlete, as well as to share his empowering message of self-love and inclusion while also aiming to change the perceptions of LGBTQ athletes and individuals. McGillis is the first hockey player to come out publicly as being gay.

Long shot

Arctic Cat's Joey Theriault tried a long three-point attempt during his team's 54-42 loss to the Revco Renegades in Fort Frances Men's Basketball League action last Tuesday night at Fort High. The league runs every Tuesday, with action beginning at 6:40 p.m.

Skating around

Fort Frances Lakers' forward Ian Tookenay looked to dance his way around Thief River Falls Norskies' defenceman Jake Eischen for a scoring chance during Friday night's 5-1 loss at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Lakers now have lost seven-straight games to remain in fifth place in the six-team SIJHL.