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Prospects’ camp pleases Strachan

As the Fort Frances Lakers wrapped up their annual three-day prospects’ camp at the new Couchiching arena Sunday morning, head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan was very pleased with the overall level of play during the four scrimmages.

“I thought that this was one of the better summer prospect camps that we have had in the last couple of years,” he enthused.

Toe save

Fort Frances native Brandon Bodnar stretched out to make a kick save Sunday morning during the final scrimmage of the Fort Frances Lakers’ annual prospects’ camp at the new Couchiching arena.

Voting frenzy

The Fort Frances Curling Club was a beehive of activity around 10 p.m. on Friday as club members and others from the community cast votes for its bid in the “Kraft Celebration Tour” showdown against Dryden.

Ladies’ scramble

Faye Flatt watched her drive off the 10th tee sail into the distance Saturday afternoon as she took part in a ladies’ scramble at Kitchen Creek. Flatt, a member of the local team that captured the Robinson Cup versus International Falls there last Wednesday, was joined in her flight by Michelle Poirier, Nettie Kaufman, and Sandra Tibbs.

Prospects’ camp

Whitney VanHorne looked for a teammate to pass the puck to Saturday morning during a Fort Frances Lakers’ prospect camp scrimmage at the new Couchiching arena. Some 34 players took part in the three-day camp as they battled for an invitation to the Lakers’ main training camp next month.

‘Kraft’ vote being unveiled today

After a long couple of days of waiting, supporters of the Fort Frances Curling Club’s bid in the annual “Kraft Celebration Tour” will find out late this afternoon if their efforts against Dryden were successful.

The results of the online voting showdown—the 10th and final one of the competition—will be announced during TSN’s SportsCentre, which airs at 5 p.m. (CDT).

Vote Now!

As the clock ticked down to 11 a.m., Kurtwood McGuire sharpened up his voting skills at the Fort Frances Curling Club in preparation for the “Kraft Celebration Tour” showdown between the Fort Frances Curling Club and a Dryden track-and-field complex which wraps up tomorrow at 10:59 a.m.