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Strachan named all-star coach

The SIJHL announced Thursday the coaches and officials for its all-star game and skills competition, which is slated for this Wednesday (Nov. 28) at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Wayne Strachan of the Fort Frances Lakers was named as head coach for the Team Canada.

Strachan, a five-time recipient of the SIJHL's coach-of-the-year award, also is the winningest coach in league history.

Canadians get burned by Flames

The Fort Frances Canadians unfortunately felt the heat Sunday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Jett Mintenko scored twice to pace the North End Flames (Thunder Bay) to a narrow 3-2 win over the Canadians in the gold-medal final of the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association's annual Bantam 'AA' tournament.

Football awards given out

With the season officially in the books, it was time to hand out some hardware.

The Muskie football team held its annual awards banquet Monday night at the Copper River Inn.

Taking home the Paul Renaud Most Valuable Player award was wide receiver Riley Argue.