For a young player with aspirations of someday playing on the professional circuit, Rob Nigro is quite content about showcasing his skills at local tournaments like the one here last weekend.
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While the Aquanauts were competing at a regional swim meet in Dryden last weekend, there was one notable exception.
Kim Kirk was here at home resting in preparation for this weekend’s Junior National swim championships in Calgary, where she will compete in the 100m and 200m freestyle and 100m backstroke events.
Several Aquanauts turned in multiple best times at the regional meet in Dryden last weekend.
Those with three or more personal bests in their events included:
oMichelle McFayden, nine—50m free (50:22), 100m free (1:52:36), 50m back (54:95), 50m breast (1:05:49), and 100m IM (2:11:89);
Justin Larson scored the decisive goal with 5:37 to play in the second period to help lift the McDonald’s ‘AA’ Atom rep team to a 4-3 win over the Neebing Hawks 10s in the ‘B’ final of a 12-team tournament here last weekend.
The Muskie senior boys’ basketball team must have had a little bit of love in their hearts on Valentine’s Day as they handed Dryden an insurmountable lead early in the game.
The black-and-gold watched as the host Eagles went on a 20-4 first-quarter run en route to a 61-53 upset victory in NorWOSSA action Saturday.
With the annual aggregate bowling tournament slated here March 14-15, the Fort Frances contingent was finalized Sunday.
Amy Gushulak heads the ladies’ scratch team after bowling a 2,159 score in the 10-game roll-offs, finishing ahead of Sonya Chartrand (2,130) and Carmen Walton (2,116).
Diane Bonot downed Florence Ogden 12-3 in the ‘A’ final of the annual ladies’ bonspiel last weekend at the Emo Curling Club.
Bonot, whose team included Carolee Strachan, Lucinda Meyers, and Cheryl Aduono, scored five in the first end and then stole three in the second en route to the lopsided victory.
Ogden’s team included Joanne Hyatt, Betty Dodge, and Dorothy Bergstrom.
Jordan Davis and Matthew Beck scored first-period goals to help Emo OPP to a 2-2 tie with visiting West End Eagles (Fort Frances) in Tom Thumb action.
Zac Johnston and Kirk Petrin replied for the Fort squad.
OPP’s second game against tagg’s (Fort Frances) was a 2-1 loss. Brian White and George Ossachuk paced the Fort crew while Tyler Kinnear got Emo’s lone goal.
Five members of the Border Figure Skating Club leave tomorrow for Terrace Bay to compete at the Northern Ontario Sectionals, the second round of the all-Ontario championships.
Sarah McComb, Shane Katona, Brande Hyatt, Noreen Hartlin, and Holly McRae advanced after qualifying during the first elimination round here last month.
As the local KC ‘AA’ PeeWee rep hockey team breezed through the competition at a tournament in Thunder Bay last weekend, one team spoiled the party.
The Neebing Hawks scored three straight goals to erase a 1-0 deficit in the second period en route to a 5-3 win over the KCs in the championship final Sunday.