With the release of the 2013 WHSFL schedule yesterday, Muskie football head coach Chad Canfield now has a better idea of what lies ahead if his team hopes to come out on top in the 11-team Andy Currie ‘A’ Division this fall. replica watches released.
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Fort Frances native Scott Parsons will be plying his trade in the MJHL this winter between the pipes for the Winnipeg Blues.
“I was protected by Winnipeg in mid-December and while it hasn’t come together quickly, the process went a lot quicker than I thought it would,” said the 18-year-old, who suited up for the Kenora Thistles ‘AAA’ Midget program last season.
Although he spent a lot of time mulling his decision, there was one main reason why Emo native Luke Judson chose to leave the Lakehead Thunderwolves’ hockey team last week and join the ECHL’s San Francisco Bulls for the 2013-14 season.
After running into a string of bad luck since making his debut in the WISSOTA Midwest Modified division last year, 16-year-old Brody Strachan had his most successful night to date Saturday as the Emo native earned his first feature win at the Emo Speedway.
Although he’s known since last Monday that he’ll be in charge of the Muskie boys’ hockey team this fall, the fact that he’ll be standing behind the Fort High bench has yet to set in for newly-minted head coach Jamie Davis.
“It’s still a little bit surreal and I don’t even know how to put it into words really,” the 26-year-old Devlin native admitted.
Vaughan Wilson threw down the bat as he raced towards first base last Tuesday evening as he and the rest of Barwick Blue Knights went up against the Sight & Sound Wolves in Rainy River District Fastball League action at Van Jura. When the dust settled, the Wolves came away with a 6-4 win thanks to a pair of homers by Duane Carlson.
Tom Bennett, who is from Chandler, Ariz. but resides in Clearwater during the summer, watched his drive head down the 10th fairway yesterday afternoon at Kitchen Creek. The course will be holding a couple’s scramble event this Saturday and their annual senior men’s touranment on Wednesday, July 10. For more information, call pro shop at 274-4653.
Although his Street Stock machine has been at the top of the class so far this season at the Emo Speedway, Ron Westover admitted luck may have been on his side this past Saturday night.
With their annual summer development camp in International Falls just a month away, the Fort Frances Lakers continue on the recruiting trail as they work on setting their roster for the 2013-14 SIJHL season.
“We probably started through the playoffs on recruiting the top guys that we have wanted,” noted Lakers’ head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan.
Over the last couple of years, the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association has received many questions from parents about body checking at the PeeWee level, especially after it was removed in Quebec and in the United States.