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Lakers hoping for bounce-back year

The goal is simply this: win another SIJHL championship.

That's the mindset of the Fort Frances Lakers ahead of their annual three-day training camp that opens tomorrow at the Ice For Kids Arena.

After winning three-straight Bill Salonen Cup titles, the Lakers finished in fifth place the last two seasons and were ousted in the semi-finals both times by the Dryden GM Ice Dogs.

Tom's play key in Braves' successful title defence

The Dawson Tigers knew early on that Travis Tom was on his game.

Tom was a wizard on the rubber and with the bat—tossing a no-hitter and clubbing a pair of homers—to help pace his squad to an 11-0 rout of the Dawson Tigers in the deciding game of the Rainy River District Fastball League championship series last Tuesday evening at Couchiching.

Stock car season finale washed out

Mother Nature decided to put the finishing touches on the Borderland Racing Association season a little earlier than most racers would have liked.

A thunderstorm late Saturday afternoon forced the cancellation of the annual “Fan Appreciation Night” races in what would have been the final chance for racers to accrue points this season at the Emo Speedway.

Mastromatteo nabs gold

Gabe Mastromatteo was busy adding another gold medal to his extensive collection last week.

The 16-year-old Kenora native struck gold in the men's 100m breaststroke on Day 2 of the 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championship in Fiji in a tightly contested race on Friday.