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Fort team drops consolation final in Duluth tourney

Doug Kitowski Trucking of here lost 5-0 to Marquette, Mich. in the consolation final of the Twin Ports Senior Women’s Invitational hockey tournament in Duluth on Sunday.

The Fort Frances squad reached the consolation final with a 4-1 win over Buffalo, Mn. on Saturday. Barb Galusha led the way with two goals while Arlene Byrnes and Leanne Gouin added singles.

Cowboys lasso Predators

Emo Predators challenged Emo Cowboys in Bantam action recently and came out on the short end of a 3-1 score.

Matt Meyers started the ball rolling for the Cowboys midway through the first but David Pollard replied for the Predators just two minutes later.

Judokas strike gold in Thunder Bay

With their largest contingent travelling to an out-of-town competition this season, the Fort Frances Judo Club also had one of their most successful—with four different judokas bringing home gold medals.

Paul Dobransky continued his medal count by earning gold in the under-30 kg division and a silver in the under-34 kg category at the Thunder Bay Open last weekend.

Rebels win Emo PeeWee tourney

The Rainy River Rebels claimed the PeeWee hockey tournament in Emo last weekend with 2-1 overtime victory over Kenora Blue Esso in the final Sunday afteroon.

After a scoreless first and second frame, both teams poured on the power in the final stanza—with Kenora drawing first blood when Brandon Speight scored unassisted at 7:32.

Aquanauts make waves at regional meet

Several club records were shattered, and a slew of personal bests recorded, by members of the Fort Frances Aquanauts at the Northwest regional team championships here last weekend.

Among the senior Aquanauts, Jeff Plumridge and Steven Gushulak led the way. Plumridge, 16, set some club records and recorded personal bests in all six of his races.