Muskie girls' hockey players Siobhan MacKintosh, left, Kelsey Langtry, and Hanna LeDrew were all smiles as they manned the table of baked goods during the team's annual tea and bake sale Saturday at the Fort High cafeteria. The event, which also featured a penny table, saw members of the team serve tea, coffee, sandwiches, and desserts to patrons as a fundraiser.
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The Fort Frances Lakers are mired in a five-game losing streak but head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan still feels optimistic the team can snap out of its slump.
Strachan made a number of transactions on Friday to help improve the squad, acquiring forwards Adam Withers from the Waywayseecappo Wolverines (MJHL) and Christian Ward from the Oklahoma City Blazers (WSHL).
Members of the Mighty Mustang wrestling program are hard at work learning the basics of the sport to get better prepared for the upcoming season, including this pair engaged in a drill during practice last Wednesday at the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School gym in International Falls.
While the season may have ended in disappointment for the Muskie football team, its star player left a lasting impression in the eyes of the WHSFL.
Sekina Scheibler was presented with the Elite Performance Center Offensive Player of the Year award for the Andy Currie Division ('A') at the WHSFL's annual awards banquet, which was held last Wednesday in Winnipeg.
Grab your skates and loved ones and head on down to the Memorial Sports Centre this Sunday (Dec. 10).
Fort Frances was selected as one of 200 communities across Canada to host a “Canada 150 Skating Day,” which is being run through the Canadian Heritage program.
Muskie defenceman Bryon Stewart looked to make a cross-ice pass to teammate Auston Armstrong during Fort High's 5-1 win over the visiting Kenora Broncos last Tuesday night (Nov. 28). The squad next is off to a weekend tournament in Brandon, Man.
It's been a great start to the season for both the Muskie girls' and boys' hockey teams.
The girls have compiled a 4-0 record so far in NorWOSSA play while the boys are 3-0, with both squads hoping that success continues against the host Dryden Eagles.
Thanks to local teacher and angler Jason Cain, fishing-lovers at Fort High have a reason to celebrate.
FFHS will have its own sport-fishing team early next year.
As Cain puts it, it's a plan that has been on his mind for quite a while.
Fort Frances Lakers' forward Carter Chorney looked to fire a sharp-angled shot from the corner past Thief River Falls Norskies' goalie Bailey Schmitz during the third period of the host team's 7-3 loss here Friday night. Chorney did notch a goal but it wasn't enough as the Lakers suffered their fifth-straight loss.
The Thief River Falls Norskies showed Friday night just why they are the best team in the SIJHL.
Parker Simonson and Boe Bjore each netted a pair of goals as the Norskies skated to a 7-3 win over the Fort Frances Lakers at the Ice For Kids Arena.
The loss was the Lakers' fifth in a row.