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Safe!

Cole Tymkin of the Fort Frances Braves hustled his way up the first-base line to leg out an infield single during his squad's 11-3 romp over the second-seeded Sight & Sound Wolves last Thursday night at VanJura.

Evasive action

Chris Sinclair of Manitou Forest Products looked to move the ball up the pitch and out of danger during his squad's 2-2 tie with Centra Pipelines in Borderland Soccer League men's division action last Wednesday night at the St. Francis Sports Field. Sinclair, who also serves as the league's president, netted a goal in the first half to help Manitou earn the draw.

Lakers' roster taking shape

The Fort Frances Lakers' roster for the 2018-19 season continues to take shape.

Head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan last week announced that four players had re-signed with the team while another had committed to go to school.

Among those returning to Fort Frances next season is last year's leading goal-scorer Jaedin Ness.

Look up

Heather Wright of the Fort Frances Mud Dogs looked upwards to track exactly where an infield popup was in the sky during her squad's 12-7 win over the Big Grassy Lynx in a loser's side playoff matchup in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action yesterday evening at the St. Francis Sports Field.

Tennis camp

Alexandra Malgo practised on returning shots during a free “Basics of Tennis Workshop” this morning at the Multi-Use Tennis Courts here. The workshop was sponsored by the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre in conjunction with the Multi-Use Courts Committee and was open to both children and adults.

Soccer showdown

Connor Nelson of Manitou Forest Products circled back with the ball and surveyed his options while teammate Mark Faragher gave him some directions during their squad's 2-2 tie with Centra Pipelines in Borderland Soccer League men's division action last night at the St. Francis Sports Field. It was the first tie between the two squads this season.