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Price drop

Gasoline prices dropped here Tuesday, with a litre of gas now selling for 85.9 cent—down from 96.9 cents. Gas costs an average of 84 cents/litre in Kenora and 89 cents in Dryden, but can be bought for as at little at 72 cents in Thunder Bay.

Muskies third at Piper Classic

They didn’t win the ultimate game but they did win their last one.

The Muskie boys’ hockey team earned a third-place finish at the sixth-annual Boston Pizza Piper Classic Tournament of Champions in Winnipeg with a 4-3 win over the College Jeanne-Sauvé Olympiens in the bronze-medal game yesterday.

Lakers win in SO

Close but no cigar.

The Minnesota Iron Rangers nearly pulled off their first win at the Ice For Kids Arena this season Saturday night.

Instead, it was heartbreak for the visitors, who fell 3-2 in a shootout to the host Fort Frances Lakers as Nolan Ross scored the only goal of the breakaway battle.

Roy loses first game

Raymond Roy will hope to become more masterful by later today.

The Fort Frances skip and his team of third Don DeBenedet, second Brent Taylor (Atikokan), and lead Ian McLennan fell 5-4 to Gord Williams (Thunder Bay) in their first game of the 2016 Masters men’s provincial curling championship in Geraldton.

Spike crew moving up

Scared Hitless is getting serious.

They were the only team to garner the maximum six points in Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League action last night.

Scared Hitless is tied with league-leading How I Set Your Mother for the most points in the season’s second half with 17—and have 62 overall to sit if fifth place, just one back of Bump It Up (63).

Jean sparks Rockettes

Wake up, Maggie, I think I’ve got something to say to you—you’ve got a pretty amazing scoring touch.

Maggie Jean netted six goals in a 7-2 win for the Wright Physiotherapy Rockettes over the Boston Pizza Ball Blasters in Borderland Women’s Indoor Soccer League play last night at Fort High.

The effort also boosted her into the overall league scoring lead with 10 goals.

Two wins for Carlson

Happy early birthday to “The Marine Machine”.

Two days before turning 18, Fort Frances native Megan Carlson notched two victories for the Lynn University Fighting Knights (Boca Raton, Fla.) in their dual meet against the host Rollins University Tars (Winter Park, Fla.) on Saturday.