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Muskie girls fall short

The Muskie girls' curling rink's dream of OFSAA gold came to an end Friday night in North Bay with a narrow 7-6 loss to Paris DHS in the quarter-finals.

The squad, comprised of Ashley Payne (skip), Andrea Schram, Daffni Chabot, and Jillian Cousineau, led 6-3 after five ends.

Strong start for Beaudry

The Kim Beaudry rink is doing its best to showcase the talent Northern Ontario has to offer at the Everest Canadian Senior Curling Championships being held in Chilliwack, B.C.

The squad, which also features Barb Roy (third), Wendy Brunetta (second), and Kris Sinclair (lead), had compiled a 3-2 record heading into play today.

Renegades, Ballerz advance to final

The Fort Frances Men's Basketball League saw two tight defensive semi-final games played Tuesday night at Fort High.

Only one of the four semi-final teams were able to break the 50-point barrier and unfortunately for all those watching the games, they also saw a number of significant injuries take place as players gave it their all on the court.

Lakers have their backs to wall

The Fort Frances Lakers will need to come up with their best game of the season if they hope to extend their playoff lives.

Jacob Anthony made 25 saves, and had a little luck on his side in the late going to help him post a shutout, as the host Dryden GM Ice Dogs blanked the Lakers 2-0 last night in Game 2 of their best-of-five quarter-final series.

Muskies nab win at OFSAA

The Muskie girls' curling rink split their games yesterday at the OFSAA boys' and girls' curling championships being held in North Bay.

The rink, comprised of Ashley Payne (skip), Andrea Schram, Daffni Chabot, and Jillian Cousineau, opened Pool 'F' play yesterday morning with a narrow 8-6 setback to Bill Hogarth SS (Markham).

Lakers hand out annual team awards

The Fort Frances Lakers honoured the cream of this year's crop at the team's annual awards banquet held Saturday afternoon at La Place Rendez-Vous.

To no one's surprise, goalie Jacob Gnidziejko took home the trophy as most valuable player.

The 21-year-old has been steady between the pipes for the Lakers this season and has given them a shot to win most times out.