The Ministry of Natural Resources once again has extended the deadline for public input into proposed cuts to fish limits—this time to give sportsmen’s clubs a chance to reassess “new, more accurate information.”
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The KC PeeWee ‘AA’ rep hockey team won all four of its games last weekend, including a 6-5 victory over Grand Forks in the final, to win a 16-team tournament in Bemidji.
The KCs had picked up second-place finishes at tournaments in Warroad and Kenora earlier this season.
Although the Northwest Ontario all-star ringette team lost 9-2 to a Thunder Bay ‘AAA’ senior team there Sunday, team member Stacey Angus of Stratton said the game was beneficial to the squad as it gears up for the Ontario Winter Games.
Bob Tkachuk capped off a perfect day on the court here Friday, defeating Dave McPherson 3-1 in the ‘A’ side final of the annual Boxing Day men’s squash tournament.
Tkachuk and McPherson both cruised through the 14-player field with identical 3-0 records before facing each other in the final.
Even with the Christmas holidays, Emo minor hockey action did not slack off, playing opponents on a regular nightly basis.
The Selects split their games, first coming out on the short end of a 7-0 score against Rainy River. Mitch Gouliquer led the way with two goals while Caleb Shoemaker, Erik Peterson, Ron Ernst, Henning Peterson and Jason Sequin added singles.
The Border Figure Skating Club will host an exhibition Sunday at Memorial Arena to help prepare its skaters for the 25th-annual Sunset Country Regional competition slated here Jan. 16-18.
Muskie goalie Adrian Indian, in just his first full season playing hockey at the high school level, will be featured as the player of the month for January on the Internet’s Native Player web site.
For Indian, an Ojibway who has played his entire minor hockey career here in Fort Frances, this will be an excellent opportunity to get exposure from college level coaches.
The Emo OPP could do no wrong against their opponents in minor hockey action last weekend, earning a pair of shutouts.
Against Rainy River, Chris Strachan, Matthew Beck and J.J. Roen each hit the twine for a 3-0 win.
Bill Crewson (Fort Frances) and Andrea Lee (Stratton) failed to advance to the Canadian junior curling playdowns, finishing last in their respective divisions at the provincial finals last weekend in Sault Ste. Marie.
The Muskie senior boys’ basketball team continued its winning ways last week, downing Elton High School 68-61 in the ‘B’-side final of a tournament in Brandon, Man.
It was the third-straight win for the black-and-gold, who opened with a 65-60 win over Boissevain before losing a tight 64-59 decision to Crocus Plains.