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Lakers bolster roster ahead of CJHL trade deadline

With both an SIJHL championship and a Dudley-Hewitt Cup title on their minds, the Fort Frances Lakers have made some moves to bolster the team for the stretch run of the season.

In the first of three transactions on Friday, which also was the CJHL's annual trade deadline, the Lakers announced that they had signed local forward Brett Hahkala for the remainder of the season.

Muskie skiers put in solid showings at home meet

They may be smaller in numbers but their talent stacks right up there against the best in NorWOSSA competition.

The six-member contingent that represented the Muskie Nordic skiing team all put in solid showings at their annual home meet on Friday at the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club trails at Rocky Inlet.

It was also the first race of the NorWOSSA season.

Toriseva skiing

Tori Toriseva had her skiing skills on full display as she cruised to a second-place finish in the senior girls' 5.6-K race at the NorWOSSA Nordic skiing season-opening races on Friday here. Toriseva was one of a six-member contingent that competed for Fort High that day.

Guiding shot

Kian McEvoy, left, and Brett Schram guided their shot down the ice and towards the house during the Muskie boys' curling rink's 5-0 loss to the Rainy River Owls at the NorWOSSA curling qualifier on Monday morning at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

Redford skiing

Angie Redford braved the elements and did her best to cover the course as fast as she could during the senior girls' 5.6-K race at the NorWOSSA Nordic skiing season-opening meet held at the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club trails on Rocky Inlet on Friday.

All tied up

Braden Hontvet of the Warroad Warriors tied up International Falls Broncos' captain Cooper Crandall during the first period of his squad's 9-1 romp in the Gold -Medal Game of the Fort Frances PeeWee 'AA' Canadians' annual home tournament on Sunday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Canadians compiled a 2-2 record to fall short of advancing to the championship game.

Sweeping hard

Carlin Drennan and his Owl teammate swept hard in order to get their shot over the hog line during the Rainy River boys' curling rink's 5-0 win over the Muskies at the NorWOSSA curling qualifier on Monday morning at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The Owls topped the division with a 3-0-1 record over the two days while the Muskies were second at 2-1-1.