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The Borderland Soccer League season is set to kick off next week but could use more people to sign up.

Due to the low numbers, the league will be going with two women's and three men's teams this season.

It also has decided to waive the $25 late fee in hopes of getting more participants to register.

If you're interested, visit the Borderland Soccer League Facebook page and register by clicking the men's or women's link and you will be put on a team.

Women will be playing on Tuesday while the men's games will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Team reps will be given all information shortly and they will be in touch with you.

Schedules and rosters also will be posted shortly.

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Fort Frances native Ray Bedard was part of the Special Olympics bowling team from Northwestern Ontario, which was part of Team Ontario, that placed fifth out of 40 teams at the national competition last week in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Bedard also earned an individual award for winning gold for Division 8.

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A few local racers were in action in Minnesota over the weekend.

Tanner Williamson of Fort Frances was fifth in the Midwest Modified feature at Proctor on Sunday while Wyatt Boyum of International Falls was 16th.

Brady Caul was 13th in the Modified feature.

Jeff Davis was seventh in the Modified feature at Hibbing on Saturday, with Tyler Jonson of International Falls finishing 15th.

Williamson was 10th in the Midwest Mod feature while Boyum was 14th.

In related news, the Borderland Racing Association's season officially will kick off this Saturday at the Emo Speedway (weather permitting).

Hot laps are at 7 p.m., with the first heat starting at 7:30.

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The Muskie football team opened its annual spring camp yesterday afternoon at Fort High.

Open to anyone currently in high school or who will be entering next year, the sessions run from 4:30-6:30 p.m. each weekday until June 1.

The main areas of focus during spring camp will be the fundamentals, including blocking, tackling, and basic offensive and defensive formations, as well as trying to regenerate the buzz of football after a long off-season.

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