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Comets down Rangers to nab title

Isaiah Allam's goal with just 1:28 to go lifted the Current River Comets to a 2-1 win over the Westfort Rangers on Sunday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena in the 'A' final of the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association's annual Midget 'A' tournament.

After a scoreless first period, Cole Lambert of the Comets found himself on a breakaway with just over six minutes left in the second.

Cash calendar winners

There were more winners in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.

Winning $30 for Nov. 18-24 were Renee Perry (Atikokan), Peter Neilson (Emo), Kendall McClain (Fort Frances), Bill Galusha (Fort Frances), Doug Moynhan (Thunder Bay), Terry and Cheryl Beadle (Devlin), and Vance Hemphill (Devlin).

Strachan named all-star coach

The SIJHL announced Thursday the coaches and officials for its all-star game and skills competition, which is slated for this Wednesday (Nov. 28) at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Wayne Strachan of the Fort Frances Lakers was named as head coach for the Team Canada.

Strachan, a five-time recipient of the SIJHL's coach-of-the-year award, also is the winningest coach in league history.