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Football awards handed out

With a successful season officially in the books and a championship trophy in hand, the Muskie football team needed to hand out some more hardware.

The gridiron gang held their annual awards banquet on Monday night at the Copper River Inn.

Lane Sargent took home the rookie-of-the-year award.

Lakers make moves

With the team recently caught in a tailspin, the Fort Frances Lakers' management has begun to make some moves to improve the team.

In the first of three transactions, Lakers' head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan announced on Thursday that the team had acquired the playing rights of forward Kyle Uzelman from the Red Lake Miners for a player development fee.

Muskies soar to first-ever WHSFL crown

A championship was the goal right from Day 1 and it was a job well done for the Muskie football team on Saturday afternoon.

The third-ranked Muskies used a dynamic and electrifying offence to soar to their first-ever WHSFL crown with a spectacular 65-49 win over the fourth-place Churchill Bulldogs in the Currie Division's ('A') Canad Inns Bowl at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.

Bantam Canadians fall short in home tourney

A promising start to their annual home tournament unfortunately didn't end with a championship for the Fort Frances Bantam 'AA' Canadians over the weekend.

After compiling a perfect 4-0 record through round robin play, the Canadians were dealt a 3-1 loss by the Norwest Stars (Thunder Bay) in the semifinals on Sunday morning at the Ice For Kids Arena to finish shy of snaring a medal.

Lakers snap losing streak

Kyle Uzelman had an impressive debut for the Fort Frances Lakers as he collected the game-winner early in overtime and dished out four assists as his new side withstood a big comeback by the expansion Wisconsin Lumberjacks to nab a wild 6-5 decision in SIJHL action on Saturday night at the Spooner Civic Center.