In order to cut interest payments on the $300,000 borrowed to finance the new fairway irrigation system being installed at Kitchen Creek Golf Course, the club is offering 150 “Gold Card” memberships.
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The executive of the Fort Frances Visserettes approved the hiring of Stephanie Logan at its annual general meeting May 26 with a grant to hire a student under the Summer Career Placement Program.
Also at that meeting, Rob Morgan was elected president, with Bob Grynol assuming the position of past president.
The Emo Bulldogs, looking for their third-straight league title, earned two more wins last week to improve to a perfect 4-0 atop the Rainy River District Fastball League standings.
Emo opened action last Tuesday with a 5-3 win over the previously unbeaten Barwick Blue Knights (now 2-1), led by a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth by Justin Grouette.
Greg Ross fired a 72 to win the “Harry Barefoot” championship flight at the Memorial golf tournament Sunday at Kitchen Creek, finishing four strokes ahead of Mike Bolstad.
Rob Badiuk and Jim Kilmister each carded 77, one stroke better than Dean Wilson.
Hannah Carter finished her stellar Muskie career in style Monday at Fort High’s annual “Recognition” night, winning three major awards including female athlete-of-the-year.
She also took home the Patti-Jo Reid Trophy as the senior girls’ basketball MVP and was honoured as the outstanding contributor for the girls’ soccer team.
Even though the Muskie boys’ soccer season came to an abrupt end with a pair of losses at the NWOSSAA playoffs in Marathon on Saturday, the coaches still came away with the feeling of satisfaction.
Not blessed with an array of talent, the black-and-gold had a successful run in pre-season tournaments and then upset the Dryden Eagles here to win the NorWOSSA crown.
With a solid core of coaches back for another season, and an array of talented youngsters coming up through the system, the Muskie football program looks as strong as ever as it prepares to capture its third-straight NorWOSSA crown this fall.
The local youth soccer league failed to adequately secure the goal posts on the nets near Sixth Street School even though it received a letter from the board of education asking it do so back in September, 1995.
Heading into their game against the St. Ignatius Falcons here Saturday, the Muskie girls’ soccer team knew going in that they could lose by two goals and still win the NWOSSAA crown.
But the road to the all-Ontarios took a detour when the Muskies surrendered two goals in the final eight minutes to lose 4-1, giving the Thunder Bay squad the title and a trip to Pembroke this week.
Even though the Muskie girls’ soccer team had dominated their opposition for the entire season, they knew they would have a tough game against the Beaver Brae Broncos in the NorWOSSA final here Saturday afternoon.