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Bronze medal for local PeeWee girls’ team

The local Kitowski Trucking PeeWee girls’ hockey squad wrapped up the “November Chill” tournament in Thunder Bay with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Dryden Herricanes to secure the bronze medal with a 4-1 overall record.

Sarah Milling scored in the overtime to lead Fort Frances to victory. Angel McCormack and Claire Sandelovich had scored in the opening period.

Sabres acquire new goalie

The Fort Frances Jr. Sabres went fishing for some goaltending depth and reeled in Kyle Ruhl from the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Orangeville Crushers.

Ruhl, 18, appeared in five games with Orangeville, going 0-1 with a 3.88 goals against average and a .875 save percentage in what is considered a high-scoring league across the board.

Council bullets

At Monday night’s meeting, town council:

•approved a request from the Police Services Board to amend By-Law 66/90-A (which prohibits the use of ATVs in town limits) to exempt police, fire and rescue, paramedic, and bylaw personnel while in the performance of their duties;

Sabres lose pair to Stars

The Fort William North Stars made a statement over the weekend—and the Fort Frances Jr. Sabres bore the brunt of it in back-to-back road defeats of 7-1 and 3-0 over the weekend.

Devlin’s Jordan Davis led the North Stars’ attack in Friday night’s win, recording four assists, while newcomer Brennan Menard had two goals.