Guest coach John Schermerhorn instructed George Boe, bottom, on how to finish a fireman's carry on Christian Kostiuk during a camp hosted by the Mighty Mustang youth wrestling program on Saturday morning at the Falls High School gym. Meanwhile, below, Damien Juen of Littlefork, Mn. practised a half-nelson on Jonah Homer of Fort Frances.
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Family favourite Fred Penner will be performing at the new Rainy Lake Square here tomorrow (June 14) from 6-8 p.m. The concert will include both old-time favourites and new music from his Juno Award-winning album “Hear the Music,” which was released last year.
The Muskie girls' 4x100m relay team—comprised of Kamryn Sandelovich, Grace Petsnick, Jill Calder, and Jacy Gagne—were impressive as they ran a personal best time of 56.39 at the OFSAA track-and-field championships held Thursday through Saturday at York University in Toronto.
Jeff Gustafson prepared a walleye for a Lake of the Woods shore lunch.
Jeff Gustafson with a nice crappie he caught using a slip bobber and a small jig and plastic earlier in the week.
Ellen Anderson and Carole Mackintosh of the Fort Frances Tai Chi Club posed next to a statute of Chen Yangting, regarded by many as the “Father of Tai Chi." The pair visited Thunder Bay on the Victoria Day Monday for their club's induction of three Tai Chi statues into the city's "Tai Chi Park." The statutes were donated by Thunder Bay's "sister city,” Jiaozu, where Tai Chi was founded.
Carissa and Cheryl Copenace are excited to participate in Toronto's first Indigenous Fashion Week, which is being held May 31-June 3 at the Harbourfront Centre there. “Injunuity," a local Anishinaabe gifts and supplies store run by Cheryl, will be one of 23 artists showcasing their designs for the runway. "It's a select group," said Cheryl.
Kayla Allan, a niece of Cheryl Copenace, models “Injunuity" custom-made skirt and jewellery. Copenace and her daughter, Carissa, leave for Winnipeg today to fly to Toronto for the city's inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week. The mother-daughter duo said their runway look is a new "contemporary indigenous day-wear for women reflecting the strength and resilience of Anishinaabe women.”
Karl Engstrom and Randi Hutchison held up a nice walleye that was part of our dinner this past weekend.
Anglers will be chasing walleyes across Sunset Country this coming weekend when the new season opens.