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Muskies forfeit opener

The Muskie football team's start to the WHSFL season has been delayed.

The black-and-gold had to cancel their season-opener against the Churchill Bulldogs in Winnipeg on Friday after FFHS administrators felt not enough players had received adequate practice time.

Lakers sweep pair of pre-season games

It is only the pre-season but wins still feel good.

The Fort Frances Lakers got off to a winning start in SIJHL exhibition play by sweeping both games of a home-and-home series against the Minnesota Iron Rangers over the weekend.

The Lakers used a well-balanced attack last night, getting goals from six different players in a 6-2 victory at the Ice For Kids Arena here.

Tennis tournament makes return here

For more than a decade, Fort Frances has been without a tennis tournament.

That all changed Saturday when 16 players met at the courts to square off.

Taking first place in doubles action were John Libler and his partner, Craig Mahoney, of Sioux Lookout, who beat out runners-up Anthony Andrusco of Fort Frances and Humberto Pachekoi of Dryden.

New season, focus for Icebox Radio Theater

Icebox Radio Theater returns with new episodes this September—and an entirely new look and subject matter.

This year, the IBRT will focus on classic stories of mystery and suspense from some of the greatest authors in the genre.

The new series will be called “Mystery on the Air” and will feature an original, audio fiction podcast play once a month from September-May.