A national title just wasn't in the cards for Kim Beaudry's Northern Ontario rink.
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The SIJHL announced Thursday that Fort Frances Lakers' captain Nick Lucas earned the league's Most Sportsmanlike Player Award for the 2018-19 season.
Lucas picked up the honour over fellow nominees Jacob Siebenga (Dryden GM Ice Dogs) and Stratton Pickett (Red Lake Miners).
The winner was determined in voting completed by each of the SIJHL's six clubs.
Although they finished shy of nabbing a provincial title, the members of the Muskie girls' curling rink still were pleased with how they fared at the OFSAA boys' and girls' curling championships held last Wednesday through Saturday in North Bay.
Six members of the Sunset Country Squash Club competed at the Silver Fox “Squash” Cancer charity tournament in Thunder Bay over the weekend.
In men's 'B' play, Josh Councillor opened with a 3-1 win over Andreas Asmus (Sioux Lookout) before losing 3-1 to eventual champion Rick Gauthier (Thunder Bay).
Devlin youth baseball now is accepting registrations for the upcoming season.
The league, which runs for kids aged four-15, is planning to start on May 6 (weather permitting) but will be limited to the first 20 players per division.
The cost is set at $30 per player and everybody is guaranteed two games each week.
A challenging season ended on a sour note for the Fort Frances Lakers as they were swept by the Dryden GM Ice Dogs in their best-of-five quarter-final playoff series last week.
The 2018-19 season came to a close Saturday night for the Florida State Seminoles women's swimming and diving team at the NCAA championships, which were held last week at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
Junior Molly Carlson, who was born in Fort Frances but now lives in Toronto, dove in her third event of the NCAA meet, winding up in 31st place with a score of 230.95.
Members of the Fort Frances Badminton Club competed at the N.W.O.B.A Thunder Bay Open over the weekend, with great results.
Former Muskie Aaron Bujold won the men's 'A' singles title.
Natalie Mitchell and Kristin Moen teamed up to claim the women's 'A' doubles crown, defeating fellow locals Tayah Badiuk and Lauryn Marchant in the championship match.
The Fort Frances Sportsmen's Club held its annual general meeting Monday night at the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau (old CN station).
It was revealed that 2018 was a quiet year for the club, with many behind-the-scenes activities taking place with the board of directors working at maintaining and improving the club.
Fort Frances Girls'/Women's Hockey Association teams had an outstanding showing at the Stars Cup hockey tournament over the weekend in Winnipeg.
The Fort Frances Atom Leafs competed in the A2 division along with eight other teams, where they took home the home the silver medal.
The Leafs started out strong with a 3-0 win over the Elkhorn Jr. Canadians in their opening game.