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More nab OFSAA berths

John Dutton's suspicions were correct and he also got an extra pleasant surprise.

The Muskie track-and-field team coach got word earlier today that Sekina Scheibler's silver medal-winning throw of 39.64m in the senior boys' discus event at the NWOSSAA championships in Thunder Bay earlier this week was good enough to qualify for the all-Ontarios on June 1-3 in Belleville.

Dog walk set for Sunday

Take your pooch out for a stroll this Sunday.

The 12th-annual “Purina Walk for Dog Guides,” organized by the Fort Frances Voyageur Lions Club, is all set to go.

The walk will begin at 1 p.m. at the Sorting Gap Marina, with registration starting at 11:30 a.m. (although you don't have to come out that early).

Muskie boys tops again

Time marches on for the Muskie boys' soccer dynasty while the Muskie girls' title streak had its time run out due partly to an official case of bad timing.

The boys' squad jumped out to a 3-0 lead by halftime en route to a 4-0 win over the Dryden Eagles yesterday in Kenora to capture its seventh-straight NorWOSSA championship.

Muskies off to OFSAA

It had to rank up there with two of the best days in the history of the Muskie track-and-field program.

The Fort High contingent won 13 medals, while finishing sixth out of 15 schools with a total of 191 points, at the NWOSSAA championships that wrapped up yesterday in Thunder Bay.

Mud Dogs unleash Yeo on Angels

Whether she was standing on the mound or at the plate, Rachelle Yeo gave the Fort Frances Angels a devil of a time all game.

Yeo went 3-for-3 with five RBI while tossing six solid innings to spearhead a 16-7 victory for the Fort Frances Mud Dogs in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action yesterday at the St. Francis Sports Field.

Volunteers to be feted

A total of 21 residents of Fort Frances and surrounding areas, including Atikokan, Mine Centre, and Emo, will receive the Ontario Volunteer Service Award in a ceremony tomorrow night.

It will take place at 7 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous.

The recipients will be recognized for their dedication and continuous years of service to local organizations—sometimes up to 60 years.

Pair to address council

Town council will receive a pair of presentations at its regular meeting tonight—one about healthy water, the other about healthy citizens.

Local teacher Jody Bonner-Vickers will speak about a binational initiative on May 30 to raise awareness of the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed and promote stewardship of the water quality within it.

Angels hang on for victory

It was a good thing the Fort Frances Angels had a healthy lead by the late innings because the Emo Renegades made one sick comeback.

The Angels built an eight-run advantage through five innings, then withstood a furious rally by the host Renegades to escape with a 14-13 win in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action last night in Emo.