Although she is one of the dominant scorers in the Borderland Women’s Soccer League this season, MEC right-winger Keira Main calls her play-making abilities her most outstanding asset.
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The Fort Frances Blue Jays brought home bronze medals after placing third in their division at the Ontario Special Olympics Summer Games in Chatham last weekend.
The local team finished with one win against a pair of losses in three games.
Tagg’s, who sit atop the local men’s soccer league, went into last weekend’s “Borderland Ball Blast ’97” tourney stressing defence.
And it paid off.
After reeling off three straight shutouts, Tagg’s held Peach Valley (Dryden) scoreless through regulation time and the 10-minute overtime in Sunday’s final before winning the game 3-1 on penalty kicks.
After winning the past two Kitchen Creek Classic men’s titles, and fresh off earning honourary all-American honours at a U.S. national golf tournament in Tulsa, Okla., it’s quite clear Gareth Payne knows how to compete under pressure.
And now Payne will be looking to handle the pressure of winning his third-straight Classic here this weekend.
It doesn’t hurt to surf the ’Net when you’re looking for summer athletic camps. Just ask Karen Harris of Crozier., a six foot tall athlete of here, would certainly agree.
Harris, 17 and standing six feet tall, spent a fair portion of her summer attending a volleyball camp in Nebraska and a basketball one in Chicago.
The Muskie girls’ alumni soccer team took advantage of a strong first-half wind to score three times—all by forward Keira Main—in a 4-1 victory here Friday night over last season’s squad.
Sarah McComb, 10, and Shane Katona, 14, both members of the Border Figure Skating Club here, have been invited to participate in the Northern Ontario Section Skaters Development Camp in North Bay on Aug. 25-27.
Borderland Ball Blast '97, which features a men's soccer tournament and an adult mixed slo-pitch one, goes for the first time this weekend at the St. Francis Sports Field.
The three-day event is offering $3,000 in cash prizes altogether, and 10 free tickets per team for the social slated Saturday night at the curling club.
Peter Leek took the checkered flag in the modified feature race last Friday at the Emo Speedway, finishing as the top points driver on the night with 55.
Leek, who also finished second in the second heat, was followed in the feature by Rick Roche, Greg Ferris and Tom Jackson.
Winnipeg is busily preparing to host more than 7,000 athletes, coaches and media from more than 40 countries for the 1999 Pan American Games, and one of the chief organizers once made her home right here in Fort Frances.