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Lakers win in shootout

The Fort Frances Lakers blew a three-goal lead before hanging on to edge the Thief River Falls Norskies 4-3 in a shootout last night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

The victory avenged a 4-1 loss to the Norskies there Saturday night as the fourth-place Lakers improved their SIJHL record to 6-7-0-0 (12 points).

Thief River Falls (4-6-2-1) sits a point back in fifth place.

Muskies lose three to Eagles

It was a tough outing for three of the four Muskie court teams in NorWOSSA action Thursday afternoon in Dryden.

Only the junior girls' basketball squad managed to come home victorious after dumping the Eagles 46-26 to improve their league record to 6-1.

Tatum Glowasky and Keisha DeBungie each scored 11 points to lead the black-and-gold while Justine Linklater added seven.

Support kid entrepreneurs

The public is welcome to come out and support aspiring young entrepreneurs this Saturday (Oct. 27).

As part of a two-day “Youth Enterprise Camp,” local youths will be selling their own products from noon-2 p.m. in the Masonic Lodge meeting room located upstairs at NCDS (304 Scott St.)

Last chance to join cantata

It's last call to join the Fort Frances Choraliers for this year's Christmas cantata.

Director Diane Maxey said Monday that anyone who would like to sing this December must contact her this week at 274-7309.

She already has about 50 women and men who will be participating but the more, the merrier.

Maxey has to know A.S.A.P. in order to order music and CDs.

Lakers fall to North Stars

A Kyle Auger goal just past the 16-minute mark of the second period proved to be the winner as the Thunder Bay North Stars edged the Fort France Lakers 2-1 in SIJHL action Friday night at the Fort William Gardens.

The North Stars got off to a quick start, opening the scoring just 78 seconds into the game as Brendan Gillis notched his fourth of the season.