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Beaudry in need of wins

It's time to turn things around or they will have to wait for another turn next year.

The Lakehead University Thunderwolves' women's rink, featuring skip Hailey Beaudry of Fort Frances and lead Erin Tomalty from Nestor Falls, finds itself in a dogfight for a playoff spot at the 2017 U-Sports/Curling Canada University Curling Championships in Thunder Bay.

Senior curlers on roll

Lisa Penner is liking the looks of Fredericton more and more by the minute.

The Fort Frances resident is playing third on Kenora skip Peggy Taylor's Northern Ontario rink, which is cruising so far with a 3-0 record in Pool 'B' at the 2017 Everest senior women's curling championship.

'Wolves win opener

Katie Sinclair saw the rest of her team having fun so she decided to join in.

The Fort Frances native had a goal and two assists in the third period to help the Lakehead Thunderwolves rout the Aquinas College Saints 10-0 yesterday in their opening game at the ACHA Division 2 national women's hockey championship in Columbus, Ohio.

Lakers beaten in OT

There's no room for error in a 3-on-3 overtime and Matt Tustin's misplay made that perfectly clear to the Fort Frances Lakers.

Nicholas Nigro took the turnover and went the other way to start—and then finish—a 2-on-1 with 14 seconds left in the extra session to give the visiting Thunder Bay North Stars a 4-3 comeback victory over the Lakers on Tuesday night.

Carlson going for gold

Molly Carlson is a true triple threat.

The Fort Frances native will have three tries to close out her freshman season with the Florida State Seminoles in golden fashion at the NCAA diving championships that got underway yesterday in Indianapolis.

New panels sought for riverfront

Ducks Unlimited wants to put new information panels along the La Verendrye Parkway here.

It is proposing a two-part project to replace panels which Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Town of Fort Frances once partnered to install on the riverfront walking path but have since fallen into disrepair, Charles Fisher of DU's Fort Frances Chapter wrote in an e-mail to council.