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Go-kart champ

Alex “Rowdy” McKelvie, at right, was all smiles as he claimed the trophy in the Advance class feature at the first-annual Chuck Lambert Memorial Kart Race hosted by Borderland Kart Racing on Friday night at the Emo Speedway. Racing resumes this Friday at 7 p.m. at the speedway.

Outta the way

Thomas Lepine of Centra Pipelines was determined to maintain control of the ball and fend off Ashton Barnes of CJ Contracting during his squad's 7-0 win in Borderland Soccer League men's division action last Wednesday night.

Ready to throw

Charlie DeBungee (Manitou Thunderbirds) of Team East fielded a grounder near third base and attempted to make the throw to first to record the out during his squad's 4-2 loss to Team West in the Rainy River District Fastball League's annual all-star game on Thursday night at Manitou Rapids.

About to make contact

Charity McMahon of the Fort Frances Her-icanes looked to make solid contact with a pitch during her squad's 13-13 tie with the Fort Frances Mud Dogs in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action on Monday night at the St. Francis Sports Field. The 'Canes rallied late to force the tie.

Dusty ride

Landon Flinders of Fort Frances led the way as he left his competition in the dust during the 85cc age seven-11 category race on Saturday afternoon that was part of the Superior Dirt Riders' doubleheader held at the Emo Motocross Course. The local rider claimed top spot in the division both Saturday and Sunday as part of an impressive showing.

Safe!

Kevin Gemmell of the Dawson Tigers was just a few seconds too late in making a play at home plate to stop this Sight & Sound Wolves run from scoring during his squad's 13-11 loss last Thursday night in Rainy River District Fastball League action at VanJura. The league's annual all-star game is set to go tomorrow night at 7 p.m. in Manitou Rapids.

Airborne pair

Dylan Tessier of Devlin, left, and Summer Kardal of Thunder Bay got some big air during the MX3 Beginner race on Saturday afternoon. Tessier nabbed top spot on the podium in the division on both Saturday and Sunday.

Levitation

Andrew Ernsting of Thunder Bay got some hangtime as he blasted his way around the track during the 65cc PeeWee age 7-11 race Saturday afternoon as part of the Superior Dirt Riders' doubleheader races held at the Emo Motocross Course. Ernsting finished ninth in Saturday's race. See this week's Times for a complete recap of the weekend races.