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Flyers back in business

The Sioux Lookout Flyers are back in business.

Owner Basil Goodchild and head coach Ray Miller left the SIJHL expansion team and turned over the reins to a local committee last week, but an emergency meeting generated enough local financial support to keep the franchise afloat.

Aquanauts rack up

The Fort Frances Aquanauts Swim Club came home with a haul of 34 personal best times from the Kenora Swimming Sharks’ annual invitational meet over the weekend.

“Everybody came out and had lots of best times, and really good swims,” head coach Dawnn Taylor enthused.

Their results were as follows:

Local YBC

Four local YBC bowlers and their adult partners competed against other bowlers from across the region Sunday at the Northern Ontario Family Twosome zone roll-offs in Atikokan.

In the Bowlasaurus division, Mya Guenette and Norm Guenette took third place while Jonelle Haas and Teressa Darrah took second among the Bantams.

PeeWee ‘A’ tourney being held at arena

The Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association is hosting a PeeWee ‘A’ tournament this weekend at the Memorial Sports Centre.

Four teams from the local house league will host two Emo squads, one from Kenora, and four from Thunder Bay.

“We should be competitive [though] it’s kind of an unknown,” said Milt Strachan, a local PeeWee coach and one of the tournament organizers.