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Renegades, Ballerz advance to final

The Fort Frances Men's Basketball League saw two tight defensive semi-final games played Tuesday night at Fort High.

Only one of the four semi-final teams were able to break the 50-point barrier and unfortunately for all those watching the games, they also saw a number of significant injuries take place as players gave it their all on the court.

Lakers have their backs to wall

The Fort Frances Lakers will need to come up with their best game of the season if they hope to extend their playoff lives.

Jacob Anthony made 25 saves, and had a little luck on his side in the late going to help him post a shutout, as the host Dryden GM Ice Dogs blanked the Lakers 2-0 last night in Game 2 of their best-of-five quarter-final series.

Muskies nab win at OFSAA

The Muskie girls' curling rink split their games yesterday at the OFSAA boys' and girls' curling championships being held in North Bay.

The rink, comprised of Ashley Payne (skip), Andrea Schram, Daffni Chabot, and Jillian Cousineau, opened Pool 'F' play yesterday morning with a narrow 8-6 setback to Bill Hogarth SS (Markham).

Lakers hand out annual team awards

The Fort Frances Lakers honoured the cream of this year's crop at the team's annual awards banquet held Saturday afternoon at La Place Rendez-Vous.

To no one's surprise, goalie Jacob Gnidziejko took home the trophy as most valuable player.

The 21-year-old has been steady between the pipes for the Lakers this season and has given them a shot to win most times out.

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A pair of local Sunset Country Squash Club players participated in the recent Winnipeg Pro-Am Annual Manitoba Open.

Both junior Ryley Booth and Mike Canfield entered the 'D' division and who knew they would meet in the semi-finals?

Canfield had a bye in the first round before defeating Denis St. Hilaire (Winnipeg) 3-0, setting up his match with Booth.

SIJHL finalists announced

The SIJHL announced Friday the finalists for each of its individual awards for the 2018-19 regular season.

Voting for these honours was completed by each of the league's six-member clubs.

Out of these finalists, the winner of each individual honour will be announced over the course of the coming days leading up to the conclusion of the Bill Salonen Cup playoffs.