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Black suffers first loss

It was a horseshoes and hand grenades kind of night for Team Red, except with all the ringers and none of the explosions.

John Sivonen netted 33 points as Team Red (5-6) eked out a 77-76 win over previously-undefeated Team Black in Fort Frances Men’s Basketball League action Monday night at Fort High.

Josh Mastin led Team Black (9-1) with 33 points of his own.

Rage nab shutout

Joleigh Hayes left her opponents in a daze.

Hayes netted both goals for the La Place Rendez-Vous Rage in a 2-0 shutout of the Wright Physiotherapy Rockettes in Borderland Women’s Indoor Soccer action last night at Fort High.

Lakers stay at No. 7

The Fort Frances Lakers returned from the annual “SIJHL Showcase” last week to find their fortunes neither improved or depreciated on the national scene.

A 2-1 record was enough to keep the two-time defending SIJHL champs at No. 7 in the CJHL’s latest top 20 weekly rankings.

Drawing a winner

Erin Wood of Simplicity Professional Hair & Body Care drew the “Trip of the Month” draw winner for February as Kiwanian Robin Wright looked on this morning at International Travel Services. Nancy Gillon of Fort Frances is heading to Roatan, Honduras—a trip valued at $4,200. Next month’s trip is a Mexico cruise ($3,600).

No Diggity jumps up to second

A light night of action saw No Diggity put in a heavyweight-calibre performance.

With the Fort High gym unavailable due to exam week, St. Michael’s School was the lone venue in play for the Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League last night.

That being the case, only eight teams saw action as they made up games missed from Dec. 10.

Lakers hold off Miners

The Fort Frances Lakers came out firing and didn’t stop until they had another notch in the win column.

Dustin Deugau broke a 3-3 tie in the third period to help the Lakers edge the English River Miners in their final game at the annual “SIJHL Showcase” yesterday in Hoyt Lakes, Mn.