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CJ, Al's capture crowns

Another Borderland Soccer League season officially is in the books.

CJ Contracting and Al's Racquet Stringing nabbed the men's and women's division titles, respectively, during the league finals Tuesday evening at the St. Francis Sports Fields.

Braves tame Tigers in opener

The Fort Frances Braves are well on their way to defending their Rainy River District Fastball League crown from a year ago.

Cole Tymkin hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh to lift the East Division champs to a thrilling 3-2 win over the Dawson Tigers in the opening game of the best-of-three RRDFL championship final Tuesday evening at Couchiching.

More people running

With one day left to file for the Oct. 22 municipal election, yet more district residents have stepped forward to run as school board trustees and for spots on their respective municipal councils.

John McTaggart is the latest to put his hat in the ring to run for a seat on Fort Frances town council.

Beavers ground T-Birdies

After rolling to a league-best 14-1 record in the regular season, the Northwest Bay Beavers kept that momentum going in its first Rainy River District Women's Fastball League playoff action of the year.

Darcy Smith pitched brilliantly to pace the Beavers to a 22-2 rout of the ninth-ranked Manitou T-Birdies last night.

Lakers ink pair

Fort Frances Lakers' head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan wanted to make it a priority to add more local talent to the roster this off-season in order to generate more interest in the team from the community.