Tuesday, March 31, 2015
  • Quite a racket
    Quite a racket

    Leland Hoagland of the Muskies showed plenty of energy during his game against Myron Armstrong of the Rainy River Owls during a five-team exhibition tournament which kicked off the NorWOSSA badminton season on Friday at Fort High. Whitefish Bay, Atikokan and Ignace were the other teams participating at the event.

    Quite a racket
  • Tug of war
    Tug of war

    Madison Godin of the St. Francis Sentinels, left, and Monica Young of the Atikokan Voyageurs ‘B’ team, right, wrestled for this loose ball while the Sentinels’ Lauren Penney observed the roundball battle during the first Rainy River District Athletic Association Grade 8 girls basketball tournament of the season at Robert Moore School on Saturday.

    Tug of war
  • Awesome goal
    Awesome goal

    The reaction of the Lakers’ Wyatt Cota (22) told the tale of fallen teammate Carter Chorney’s second-period goal-scoring achievement which gave Fort Frances a 2-1 lead on the way to a 6-2 victory over the Thunder Bay North Stars in Game 1 of their best-of-seven SIJHL semifinal on Friday at the Ice for Kids Arena.

    Awesome goal
  • Handmade creations
    Handmade creations

    Arlene Georgeson checked out some handmade necklaces from Kris Krag’s “Once Upon A Spoon” booth at the handmade arts and crafts festival held at the old CN station on Saturday. Local artisans showcased everything from stained glass, bottle art, and woodworking to baking, photography, and painting.

    Handmade creations
  • Fire starting
    Fire starting

    Joey Onichuk, left, and Ben Whitburn started a fire using kindling and cotton as part of the “Outdoor Activities” class at Fort High. The class has participated in a variety of activities, such as Nordic cross-country skiing and archery. Students also have had lessons on winter survival and learned skills to build a snow shelter called a quinzee.

    Fire starting

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