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‘Red’ splits pair

After emptying the gas tank to win their first game, Team Red had no time to refuel before its second one.

The result was a convincing 111-73 victory for first-place Team Black in Fort Frances Men’s Basketball League action last night at Fort High.

Team Red (6-9) missed its first 10 shots yet only trailed by six points after the first three minutes.

Curlers open with wins

Chris Silver and Erin Tomalty no longer have a zero in their career OFSAA win column.

Silver, skipping the first Muskie boys’ rink to reach the all-Ontarios since 2011, edged the Frank J. Hayden Huskies (Burlington) 5-4 in their only game yesterday.

Accompanied by The No. 2-seeded rink in Pool ‘D,’ the Muskies were up two coming home without hammer.

Lakers lock up first

The road to the Bill Salonen Cup once again will go through Fort Frances.

Nolan Ross scored the decisive goal on a second-period power-play as the No. 5-ranked Fort Frances Lakers hit the 40-win plateau by edging the host Dryden GM Ice Dogs 3-2 on Saturday night.

Pair slated to speak

Town council will hear from two presenters at tonight’s regular meeting at the Civic Centre.

First up will be west-end resident Merv Ahrens, who “survived” last year’s King’s Highway construction.

He has suggestions for the town to consider for the safety and well-being of businesses, residents, and tourists when doing another such project.

Leaders clinch top spot

What seemed like a foregone conclusion for quite a while is now official.

How I Set Your Mother officially clinched first place in the Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League last night with a five-point outing to improve to 112 points on the season.