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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.

Muskie awards #1

Grace Petsnick and Muskie coach John Dutton were all smiles after she was presented with the female MVP Award for track and field at Fort High's annual athletic awards banquet last Wednesday night at the Townshend Theatre.

Jurassic Square

Raptors-mania swept its way into Fort Frances last week. Local fans packed the Rainy Lake Square Thursday night to form their own version of Jurassic Park and watch the Toronto Raptors defeat the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals as they claimed their first-ever title.