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Orchestra to stage three concerts

The Borderland Community Orchestra will stage three concerts this month, including one at the Townshend Theatre here on May 22 at 7 p.m.

Admission is $12 at the door, with children under 12 being free.

Its first concert is set for May 15 at Rainy River High School, with the third one slated for May 29 at the Barwick Community Centre.

Fort bowlers earn 'Aggregate' banner

It was a “banner” weekend for a group of Fort Frances bowlers in Kenora.

The local contingent garnered 41 points overall to capture the annual “Aggregate” tournament that pits the four clubs making up Sunset Country competing against each other in various divisions.

Balmertown was next with 28 total points, followed by host Kenora (26) and then Dryden (25).

Keith up for award

Chicago Blackhawks' defenceman Duncan Keith was among the 31 NHL players nominated for the this year's King Clancy Memorial Trophy.

The trophy is awarded to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice, and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community.

Shooting Stars nab tourney title

The local Shooting Stars Bantam girls' hockey team went undefeated at the inaugural Westy's 3-on-3 tournament over the weekend in Dryden.

Competing in the combined Bantam/Midget division, the squad compiled a 4-0 record to finish in top spot.

The first game saw the Shooting Stars cruise to a 9-2 romp over the Brett's girls' Midget team.

Sports news in brief

Star Muskie running back Sekina Scheibler still is reaping the benefits of an impressive season.

The WHSFL recently named him to the Team Steeves roster (Vincent Massey Brandon) for the league's Senior Bowl, which is slated for May 26 at 2 p.m. at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.

Fans can get tickets to the game from the players or for $6 at the gate.