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Mud Dogs capture first win of season

The wind was cool but the action was hot last night for the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League.

Rachelle Yeo was a star as she led the Fort Frances Mud Dogs to an 11-7 victory over the Couchiching Lady Raiders.

She earned the pitching win and also crushed a grand slam.

Heather Wright and Kaily Greengrass also hit the other home runs in the game.

Mixed results for Muskies

The Muskie boys' and girls' soccer teams kicked off the NorWOSSA regular season here yesterday with mixed results.

The boys battled to a 1-1 draw with the Kenora Broncos in the morning game, then cruised to a 5-0 shutout over the Dryden Eagles in the afternoon.

Goal scorers were not known as of press time.

Ice Dogs beaten in final

Mitchell Mendonca's power-play goal with 7:15 left in regulation time proved to be the game-winner as the Wellington Dukes beat the Dryden GM Ice Dogs 7-4 in the final of the Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canadian Jr. 'A' Championship on Saturday night before a capacity crowd at the Memorial Arena in Dryden.

'Birders' solid at OFSAA

The Muskies and Rainy River Owls represented their schools well at the OFSAA badminton championships held Thursday through Saturday in Windsor.

Muskie Aaron Bujold was able to advance to the 'A'-side quarter-finals.

He won three-straight matches in men's singles on Thursday to advance to the final eight.

Tbaytel's 'Fibre' campaign wins award

Tbaytel recently won an industry award for its marketing of the Fibre initiative here in Fort Frances last year.

The regional company received the 2018 Best in Class Provider Marketing Award from the Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association (BMMA), which each year recognizes teams and companies that demonstrate innovation and excellence in marketing broadband services.