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Pharmasave shuts out Manitou

A resilient keeper and another positive cameo appearance by a female sharpshooter led to a big turnaround for Pharmasave.

Steve Hands went from shell-shocked to superb as he stopped everything fired his way as last-place Pharmasave (4-10) upset second-place Manitou Forest Products (5-4-2) by a 1-0 score in Borderland Soccer League men's division action last night.

FFCBC field grows

Rainy Lake is buzzing with more than mosquitoes these days.

Most of the anglers taking part in the 2017 Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship already have hit the water for pre-fishing to try and find their own special spot to haul in what they hope will be a prize-winning catch.

CJ dumps Pharmasave

But for a female cameo, the night would have been a complete write-off for Pharmasave.

Claire Hyatt had the only goal for the basement-dwellers in the Borderland Soccer League men's division as Pharmasave was dumped 7-1 by CJ Contracting last night.

Fire risk 'low' here

Two new fires were reported in the Northwest Region yesterday, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry reported.

Thunder Bay Fire #12, a 0.1-hectare human-caused fire, was listed as “not under control” at last report.

Nipigon Fire #14, a 0.5-ha blaze, also is listed as “not under control.”

Royals rip Blue Knights

With their top two pitchers this season unavailable, the Barwick Blue Knights were desperate to fill their void on the rubber Tuesday night.

The Rainy River Royals sensed the desperation and attacked like famished sharks.

The Royals halted Barwick's 11-game winning streak with a 22-6 thrashing of the Blue Knights in Rainy River District Fastball League action.

Waste day date set

Mark it on your calendar—this year's Household Hazardous Waste Day here will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16.

Town council approved the Miller Group of Winnipeg as its Municipal Special or Hazardous Waste (MSHW) service provider at its regular meeting Monday night.

The event once again will take place at the Public Works yard at 900 Wright Ave.

Centra reclaims top spot

Centra Pipelines had to sit idly back as Manitou Forest Products took their place at the top of the standings.

Centra took it right back yesterday evening.

Nico Veldhuisen netted a pair of goals to lead Centra to a 4-2 victory over Manitou in Borderland Soccer League men's division action.