The SIJHL will see a new team for the 2013/14 season with the addition of the Ear Falls Eagles.
The Eagles, who will become the sixth team in the Junior ‘A’ league, will play out of the Ear Falls Arena when the new season begins.
Their team colours are expected to be black, white, gold, and orange.
After a long winter, the Kitchen Creek Golf Club is set to start its new season tomorrow at 10 a.m.
“We’re all set and ready to go here,” general manager Glen Kellar said earlier today.
The course has undergone general maintenance over the past week to get ready for the 2013 season.
The decision on tomorrow’s start date was made during a board meeting last night.
On a day that saw Mother Nature throw nearly every type of weather at them other than snow, the Muskie boys’ and girls’ soccer teams kicked off their NorWOSSA regular seasons on a successful note here yesterday.
The boys’ squad, looking to capture its third-straight league title, beat the Dryden Eagles 4-1 and the Kenora Broncos 2-1 to move atop the standings with a 2-0 record.
After struggling in their first two tournaments of the season, the Fort Frances Vipers girls’ volleyball team picked the perfect time to turn things around.
Competing in Portage La Prairie over the weekend, the squad picked up the Manitoba U16 Tier 2 provincial volleyball title.
After a couple of years of seeing their summer bookings improved, regional tourist outfitters are expecting another good year in 2013.
Even though he played his last match of the season Saturday, Muskie Taylor Whitehead still is trying to come down from the emotional high of earning a fourth-place result and the antique bronze medal in the boys’ ‘C’ flight at the OFSAA badminton championships.
“I still have the feeling like I am up in the air right now,” admitted the 14-year-old, who only is in Grade 9 at Fort High.
Muskie Taylor Whitehead came away with an impressive showing in his first trip to the OFSAA badminton championships.
The Grade 9 student finished in fourth place, and also earned the antique bronze medal in the ‘C’ flight, as the all-Ontarios wrapped up Saturday in Pain Court and Chatham.
The Fort Frances Vipers captured the Manitoba U16 Tier 2 provincial championship in Portage La Prairie yesterday, defeating the Grant Park Pirates of Winnipeg in three sets.
After finishing second in the round-robin, the Vipers beat the Synergy Volleyball Club (Glenella and McCreary) in a three-set quarter-final showdown.
Taylor Whitehead advanced to the ‘C’ flight quarter-finals at the OFSAA badminton championships with a straight-set victory this morning over Ashton McInnis (Tecumseh).
Whitehead, who is in Grade 9, was to face Yuki Akimoto (Collingwood) this afternoon, with the winner advancing to the ‘C’ semi-finals.
After a hiatus of more than three decades, plans are in the works to have a women’s fastball league return to Rainy River District.
A meeting to gauge overall interest is slated for tomorrow (May 2) at 6 p.m. at the Couchiching multi-use facility.