Bev Thomson and Joanne Brown got ready to sweep as Deb Cornell threw her rock down the ice Saturday during the men's and ladies' combined bonspiel held at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The trio were part of Nettie Kaufman's rink, who fell in Sunday's 'C' final to Tirzah Keffer.
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It was an impressive week overall for all four Muskie court teams.
The senior girls' volleyball team earned gold at the 20-team St. Patrick tournament in Thunder Bay that ran Friday and Saturday.
Further details were not confirmed as of press time.
Megan Ross was all smiles as she came to the end of her race during the first-annual Rainy Lake Loppet on Sunday that was hosted by the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club at its Rocky Inlet trails and drew 20 skiers aged four-50+. Ross clocked in with a time of 17:31 to finish atop the 5K skate race.
Noah Loveday of the Fort Frances Lakers looked to fire a shot past Dryden GM Ice Dogs' goalie Landon Pavlisin during last night's 4-3 shootout loss at the SIJHL's annual “Showcase” held at the Ice For Kids Arena. Fort Frances lost both of its games at the event, which saw all six SIJHL teams play two games apiece over the two days in front of junior, college, and pro scouts.
Home ice wasn't exactly the kindest of confines for the Fort Frances Lakers over the last two days.
The squad lost both games at the SIJHL's annual “Showcase,” which this year was held at the Ice For Kids Arena here.
An event dubbed “Paddle into the New Year,” presented by the Sunset Country Métis Council and the Métis Nation of Ontario Healing and Wellness Branch, was held Saturday afternoon at the Sunset Country Métis Hall here.
Heading up one of Fort Frances' longest-running sports leagues is no easy task but it's one Bev Cochrane is taking in stride.
After spending the past three years as vice-president of the Fort Frances Women's Volleyball League, she transitioned into her new role as president back in August.
Muskie boys' hockey team head coach Jordan Sinclair was all too familiar with Monday night's outcome.
While the squad is an impressive 8-0 in NorWOSSA regular-season play, it's how they've come up short time and again in exhibition games and tournaments that has left him scratching his head.
It was a bit of a roller-coaster ride for the Fort Frances Lakers last week.
After being embarrassed in back-to-back home games, first 7-1 by the Thief River Falls Norskies last Tuesday and then 7-3 at the hands of the Thunder Bay North Stars on Friday, the squad bounced back in a big way Saturday night.
The Fort Frances Women's Volleyball League still is going strong after all these years. Action runs every Thursday beginning at 7 p.m., with all 12 teams playing at Fort High and St. Michael's School. Pictured here was a game between Scared Hitless and Let's Talk About Sets in the Fort High gym, which the latter took by a 3-1 margin.