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U21 curling

Skip Tori Beaudry released a shot while third Katrina Slomke and lead Andrea Schram got ready to sweep during the team's 9-8 win in extra ends over Camille Daly (Sudbury) yesterday afternoon at the U21 provincial playdowns at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The Beaudry rink sported a 2-2 record heading into the final two round-robin draws today.

Mixed results for local curlers

It was an up-and-down day for local curlers yesterday at the U21 provincial playdowns being held at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

The day didn't start out so well for Chris Silver's rink but the ending was a sight to behold.

After having the bye in the first draw Wednesday night, Silver opened with an 11-3 loss to the Tanner Horgan rink (Sudbury) yesterday morning.

Silver in house

Skip Chris Silver watched a stone coming down the ice during his rink's 5-4 win over Nicholas Lemieux (Sault Ste. Marie) yesterday afternoon at the U21 provincial playdowns being hosted by the Fort Frances Curling Club. Silver's rink entered play today with a 1-1 record.

Local ski club set for coming season

The Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club held its annual general meeting Nov. 27, which saw some significant changes among its board.

Jim and Kris Krag stated that after 10 years as president and secretary/treasurer, they did not wish to seek re-election.

The club then asked for nominations, with JoAnne Formanek Gustafson being elected as president and Matt Chalmers as treasurer.

Making pass

Conrad Dueck of the Revco Renegades (above) looked to knock the ball away from senior Muskie Brandon Larson during his team's 63-55 win in Fort Frances Men's Basketball League action last Tuesday night (Dec. 12).

Playing defence

Senior Muskie Austin Brown (55) stood his ground defensively during the third quarter of his team's 56-55 win over the visiting Kenora Broncos on Thursday afternoon in the Fort High gym. Kobi Ward led the black-and-gold offensively with 22 points while Aaron Bujold had 19. With the win, the squad improved to 2-1 in NorWOSSA play so far this season.

Spiking ball

Junior Muskie Katrina Slomke (11) spiked the ball against the Kenora Broncos in her team's straight-sets victory (25-7, 25-7, and 25-11) last Thursday afternoon at Fort High. The squad remains unbeaten in league play at 3-0 heading into its match tomorrow against the host Dryden Eagles.

EMS charity game

A member of the Kenor District's Northwest EMS hockey team put a backhander past the Rainy River District Paramedic Services' goalie during the second period of a 7-5 win in a charity game last Thursday afternoon at the '52 Canadians Arena.