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Archery ‘challenge’ draws double the entrants

The Fort Frances Archers shone as brightly as the sun during last weekend’s second-annual Border Challenge with the Moonlight Archers Club of International Falls.

With 41 archers registered, this year’s “challenge” drew twice as many competitors over last year’s inaugural one. The bulk of the archers were with the Fort Frances club while seven hailed from the Falls club.

tagg’s leads soccer league

tagg’s improved its league-leading record to 6-0-1 for 13 points in the men’s Borderland soccer play with a 4-2 victory over ‘AAA’ on Monday at Westfort.

‘AAA’ currently sits in second place with a 3-3-1 record, followed by the Falls (2-3-3), ITS (2-3-2), and Nova (1-5-1).

The score from last night’s game between Nova and the Falls was not available by press time.

Boreal West Round Table hosting information session tomorrow at curling club

The Boreal West Round Table information centre will be in Fort Frances tomorrow in an attempt to develop recommendations on land use and natural resource allocation in Northwestern Ontario.

The public will have a chance to examine the group’s planning recommendations and to ask questions to its members.

The centre will run from 4-9 p.m. at the curling club on Eighth Street.

Aquanauts make splash at regional meet

The Aquanauts capped off another impressive season in the pool by placing third at the Northwest regional team championships here last weekend.

The local club had 29 swimmers earn a total of 613 points. The Kenora Swimming Sharks, with 44 swimmers, finished first with 1,468 points, followed by the Thunder Bay Thunderbolts (25 swimmers with 840 points).

DYS wins track meets

Donald Young School racked up 174 points to top the recent elementary track and field meet in Rainy River.

Riverview placed second with 169 points, followed by Sturgeon Creek (123), Nestor Falls (39), McCrosson-Tovell (36), Big Island (22), and Big Grassy (14).