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RRCC spikers earn split

It was a week of mixed results for former Muskie Chelsea Kabatay and the rest of the Rainy River Community College Voyageurs women's volleyball team.

The squad split its four games, winning both matches last Wednesday before dropping both on Saturday.

RRCC (4-6) started with a sweep of Gogebic Community College, winning by scores of 25-19, 25-23, and 25-22.

Senior centre asking for help

The Fort Frances Senior Centre is asking town council to support, in principle, helping it acquire a larger facility that would meet current and future programming needs.

In a letter to council, Diane Maxey, chair of the Fort Frances Senior Centre Board of Management, explained that activity there has increased over the past few years.

Junior runners nab gold

The Muskie cross-country team was nothing short of impressive in its season-opening meet yesterday.

The junior girls' squad, comprised of Ashlyn Beck, Greta Fedoruk, Grace Kowal, and Jaida Norris, easily took gold in its division by grabbing three of the top-five finishes at the SSSAA Time Trials in Thunder Bay.

Gas leak

The 200 block of Scott Street had to be blocked off this morning, and A Buck or Two and CIBC on Scott Street evacuated, after a gas line was struck during an excavation near the bank. Firefighters had to test the gas levels in the buildings to make sure they were safe to go back into. The Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service, OPP, and Union Gas responded to the scene.

Golf tourney goes Sunday

The club championships at Kitchen Creek is expected to run as planned this Sunday (Sept. 16), with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.

Divisions include men's, ladies', seniors', and juniors' for a cost of $20/person.

To sign up, call the Kitchen Creek pro shop at 274-4653 or drop by in person.