Hailey Beaudry's Northern Ontario rink faces an uphill battle if they hope to capture the women's title at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships being held this week in Shawinigan, Que.
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Former Muskie Evan Woodland once again will be involved with the game he loves.
The Lakehead University men's basketball team announced earlier this month that Woodland would be joining its staff as an assistant coach.
Joining Woodland on head coach Ryan Thomson's staff will be Matt Erdman, also as an assistant, and Jamie Searle, who will be in charge of player development.
One more bowler from Fort Frances will join the Sunset Country contingent competing at the P.O.A. (pins over average) provincial championships Feb. 22-24 in North Bay.
Mike Behan advanced after capturing top spot in the President Division of the Executive portion of the tournament at the zone roll-offs held over the weekend in Balmertown.
It looks like the Muskie curling teams will be hurrying hard all the way to Sioux Lookout.
The boys', girls', and mixed rinks all won their NorWOSSA qualifiers that were held in Atikokan on Monday and Tuesday.
It all started out so well for the Fort Frances Canadians.
Noah McPherson scored on a clear-cut breakaway just 3:47 into the opening period to put the Canadians up 1-0 on the Neebing Hawks in Sunday's final of the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association's annual PeeWee 'AA' tournament.
But there was just one little problem—the Hawks are a pretty good team, too.
A Thunder Bay area man has been fined $1,000 for offences under the Forest Fires Prevention Act and ordered to pay the $5,940 cost to extinguish several fires.
Stephan Schmidt pleaded guilty and was fined $500 for starting a fire and failing to leave a person in charge, and $500 for failing to keep a fire under control.
What a difference a week makes.
After not winning a game for two months, the Fort Frances Lakers now have won three-straight within a span of just four days last week.
The Fort Frances Legion Ladies' Auxiliary to Br. #29 met last Wednesday (Jan. 10), with 26 members in attendance.
President Alfreda Easton called the meeting to order.
The charter was draped in memory of Winnie Rousseau, who had 29 years of service, and Mildred Lockman, who transferred to our branch and had 16 years of service.
The Muskie Nordic ski team competed in its second meet of the NorWOSSA season last Tuesday in Atikokan that was highlighted by three podium finishes.
Tori Toriseva claimed top spot in junior girls' 3.7-km division, clocking a time of 14:29.
Angie Redford placed third (16:02) while the other Muskies finishers included Alacea Yerxa (seventh) and Joanna Empey (eighth).
It was nearly a clean sweep for the four Muskie court teams yesterday against the visiting Dryden Eagles.
The senior girls' volleyball team took care of business, winning 3-1 to improve their NorWOSSA record to 3-2.
After the black-and-gold took the first set 25-17, Dryden bounced back to nab the second one 25-23.