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99’ers win tourney on home ice

The annual “Brockies’ Blizzard” Atom ‘AA’ hockey tournament was over the weekend at the Memorial Sports Centre, with seven teams from Northwestern Ontario and northern Minnesota taking part in the three days of action.

But the local Brockie’s 99’ers once again stole the show, claiming gold for the third-straight year with a fast-paced 4-1 win over the Westfort Rangers on Sunday.

Tucker nabs weekly honours

Fort Frances native A.J. Tucker was named the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association’s Player of the Week on Jan. 20.

Tucker, who plays for the St. Scholastica Saints out of Duluth, tallied seven points, including a five-point performance (four goals and one assist) in the Saints’ 7-2 win over second-ranked Wisconsin-Superior.

Principal, v.p. named

The Rainy River District School Board announces placement changes for leadership in J.W. Walker, Donald Young, and Nestor Falls schools effective Jan. 29.

Pegeen Keffer, vice-principal of J.W. Walker School here, has been appointed acting principal of Donald Young School in Emo and Nestor Falls School.