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Laker tops

It took 20 weeks but the best offensive producer in the SIJHL finally got his due.

Fort Frances Lakers’ forward Dylan Robertson yesterday was named the Amyotte’s Awards & Promotions performer-of-the-week after helping his team to a pair of weekend wins.

Town council faces lengthy agenda

Town council is sporting a full agenda this evening, with a slew of presenters slated.

First up, council will receive a presentation from Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre CEO Alicia Subnaik Kilgour and board chair Andrew Hallikas on the library’s new strategic plan.

Then it will hear from resident Carey Basaraba regarding proper protocols for government.

Bantam rink advances

They took the scenic route to Sault Ste. Marie but they’re on their way.

The Fort Frances rink of skip Anika Beaudry, third Tory Beaudry, second Jillian Cousineau, lead Katrina Slomke, and fifth Ashley Payne won the last-chance West region qualifier in Nipigon over the weekend to advance to the Bantam girls’ provincial championship Feb. 25-28.

Muskie boys clinch top spot

It wasn’t a matter of if but when.

The Muskie boys’ hockey team locked up first place—and home-ice advantage throughout the NorWOSSA playoffs—after a pair of dominating weekend wins at the ’52 Canadians Arena.

Fort High (12-0) scored the last seven goals Friday night to put away the Red Lake Rams 12-3, officially clinching top spot.

Leaders back on track

The bullet train is back on track.

How I Set Your Mother rebounded from a rare imperfect showing the previous week to post yet another maximum six-point effort last night to solidify its hold atop the Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League.

The league leaders improved to 94 points on the season.

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.