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Kevin Gemmell of the Dawson Tigers was just a few seconds too late in making a play at home plate to stop this Sight & Sound Wolves run from scoring during his squad's 13-11 loss last Thursday night in Rainy River District Fastball League action at VanJura. The league's annual all-star game is set to go tomorrow night at 7 p.m. in Manitou Rapids.

Airborne pair

Dylan Tessier of Devlin, left, and Summer Kardal of Thunder Bay got some big air during the MX3 Beginner race on Saturday afternoon. Tessier nabbed top spot on the podium in the division on both Saturday and Sunday.


Andrew Ernsting of Thunder Bay got some hangtime as he blasted his way around the track during the 65cc PeeWee age 7-11 race Saturday afternoon as part of the Superior Dirt Riders' doubleheader races held at the Emo Motocross Course. Ernsting finished ninth in Saturday's race. See this week's Times for a complete recap of the weekend races.

Muskie awards #7

Montana Plasky hugged coach Marie Potvin-Begin after she was awarded the figure skating MVP and outstanding contribution award for the Border Skating Club. Hallee Nugent took home the same honour for the Northern Lights School of Skating.

Sliding into home

Kayla Windigo of the Red Gut Babes took a great tumble as she slid safely across home plate to score a run during her squad's 20-11 loss to the Fort Frances Her-icanes in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action on Monday night at VanJura. The Babes are still seeking their first win of the season heading into tonight's game.

Muskie awards #6

Mikel Ward was presented with the golf MVP award by Muskie coach Chris Sinclair. Ward tallied the best score out of every Muskie golfer last season at each event and was just one of two Muskies to qualify for the NWOSSAA championships.

Muskie awards #3

Alina Eldridge, Janissa Judson, Austin Armstrong, and Andrea Schram posed with their Letterman Awards at Fort High's annual athletic awards banquet held last Wednesday night at the Townshend Theatre. They're given out to graduating Muskie athletes each year who played 10 sports or more during their high school career.

Familiar face rejoining Lakers

A familiar face will be back in the fold next season with the Fort Frances Lakers.

The Lakers announced last Friday that they had acquired forward Tyler Malpass from the Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL).

Malpass last suited up for the club back in the 2016-17 season in which he tallied 15 goals and 14 assists in 47 games.

He then added three helpers in six playoff games.