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Canadians win handily in Dryden

The Fort Frances Midget ‘AA’ Canadians got on the winning track with a decisive 9-1 win over the ‘AA’ Renegades in Dryden on Saturday.

Jordan Sinclair, Jeff Gustafson, and Brandon Legarie all netted two goals in the road victory while Cole Calder, Tim Sharp, and Colin Barton added the others.

Calder also had a pair of assists.

Locals advance in YBC roll-offs

On Sunday, 22 teams consisting of a YBC bowler and their parent/guardian rolled off to represent Fort Frances in Atikokan on Nov. 16.

Advancing in the various age brackets were Mya Guenette and Norm Guenette (Bowlasaurus), Jonelle Haas and Teressa Darrah (Bantam), Amber Townson and Tim Chabot (Junior), Caitlyn Townson and Bob Petawanaqueb (Senior).

Racers close book on season

The Borderland Racing Association handed out its end-of-season awards Saturday night in Emo—and there was plenty of hardware to be had with a number of racers going home with their hands full.

Winning points title trophies were Tylar Wilson (Street Stocks), Kendal Gamsby (Midwest Modifieds), and Greg Ferris (WISSOTA Modifieds).

Cross-country team’s season ends

The Muskie cross-country team wrapped up its season at the NWOSSAA final at the Kamview Nordic Centre in Thunder Bay last Wednesday.

Jake McTavish was the top Muskie finisher in the senior boys’ race, moving up four spots on the final lap to wind up in 19th place.

In the senior girls’ race, both Anikka McTavish and Deanna Saunders placed in the top 30.

Sabres wind up trip with OT loss

The Fort Frances Jr. Sabres are left to lick their wounds after salvaging just one point on their three-games-in-three-nights road trip with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Dryden Ice Dogs on Friday night.

“We didn’t achieve the points we wanted to,” Sabres’ head coach Wayne Strachan said of the road trip that also saw losses to the Fort William North Stars and Thunder Bay Bearcats.

Lightning caused outage

Residents living in the central part of town lost power late Saturday night after lightning struck the feeder on Victoria Avenue, the Fort Frances Power Corp. reported this morning.

FFPC general superintendent Brian Mueller said the strike destroyed a cut-out switch on the feeder, which is located at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Fifth Street East.