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Watts bowling

Jeff Watts prepared to throw a ball during the annual Open zone roll-offs Saturday afternoon at Plaza Lanes. The Fort Frances bowler wound up averaging 257 over the 20 games to top the men's division and earn a berth at the provincial championships in Azilda (Sudbury) in March.

Muskies bucked by Broncos

The atmosphere was electric last night at the Ice For Kids Arena but the Muskie boys' hockey team couldn't capitalize on it.

Playing in front of a large contingent of their raucous faithful, the International Falls Broncos skated to a 2-1 exhibition win over the black-and-gold in the second instalment of the annual “Border Battle” between the two squads.

Jr. squad nabs title

It was an impressive weekend for the Muskie junior boys' basketball team in Kenora over the weekend.

The squad won all three of its games en route to the Kenora Invitational Tournament title.

The black-and-gold opened play Friday with a 44-8 romp over Whitefish Bay, who were filling in for Pelican Falls as they couldn't make the trip.

Atom AA action

Dakota Cooper of the Fort Frances Canadians looked to jam one past International Falls Broncos' goalie Caleb Joslyn during the host team's 5-2 win in yesterday's final of the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association's annual Atom 'AA' tournament. Cooper later notched a goal while Hunter McLean and Landon Hanson each scored twice, with Gage Mitchell earning the win between the pipes.

Mtis display

The Sunset Country Métis Council and the Métis Nation of Ontario Healing and Wellness Branch held a “Paddle into the New Year” event Saturday at the Sunset Country Métis Hall, where they had posters set up with MNO program information. The event also included a free meal for the community, along with bannock- and bead-making sessions, among other activities for adults and children.

Ready to shoot

Fort Frances Lakers' forward Christian Ward broke his way in on Thief River Falls Norskies' goalie Jackson Nelson for a scoring chance during his team's 5-4 loss to the visitors Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Lakers, who now have dropped two-straight games following a season-high four-game winning streak, next host the Thunder Bay North Stars tomorrow night. See story on P2.