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Parsons to ply trade in Winnipeg

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.

Davis takes over reins of Muskie boys’ hockey team

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.

Off to first

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.

Watching drive

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.