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Pitcher Bob Andy of the Sight & Sound Wolves pitched some of his hardest stuff in the first inning Tuesday night. After giving up a walk to his first batter of the night and then a double with two out in the inning, Andy settled in and retired the next nine batters.

Fair queen hopefuls

The six Emo Fair Queen contestants—Rebecca Mosbeck, left, Raylene Smith, Brittany Roen, Sairah Chabot, Chelsea Bragg, and Bridgette Thompson—posed together at the Lions Park in Emo on Thursday night during their “Meet and Greet” barbecue there. The competition wraps up tomorrow evening (Aug. 16) at 7 p.m.

Summer’s beauty

Margaret Lambert admired the beautiful star gazer lily on display during the Fort Frances Horticultural Society’s annual flower and vegetable show, this year entitled “Garden Creations,” on Friday at the old CN station.

All dressed up

The six Emo Fair Queen contestants—Brittany Roen, left, Chelsea Bragg, Raylene Smith, Rebecca Mosbeck, Bridgette Thompson, and Sairah Chabot—showed off their formal wear during the fashion show last night at the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre. The winner will be crowned there Thursday evening following the entertainment portion of the competition. -Heather Ogilvie

Having a ball

Joel Ashworth of the Dominos team dribbled the ball upfield during the men’s finals yesterday in the annual “Ball Blast” tournament at the St. Francis Sportsfields. The team lost to the visiting Juventus club from Dryden 1-0 in overtime. Earlier that afternoon, Moncrief United from Kenora held off the All-Temps team from Thunder Bay 2-1.–Justin Holmes photo

Heartfelt memorial

Friends of Neil Roy and Ben Klyne left heartfelt messages at the skate park over the weekend for the two Fort Frances teens who were killed in a car accident on Friday morning  More then 100 messages and poems covered the ramp with phrases like “I’ll miss you” and “You will never be forgotten.”—Heather Ogilvie photo

Tubing fun

Justin Barnard, 16, and Samatha Jewett, 15, held on tight while tubing on Rainy Lake yesterday afternoon. The pair were being pulled behind a boat driven by Steve Barnard. —Amanda Roy photo

Listen up!

Wayne Strachan, doing double duty as coach of the Fort Frances Jr. Sabres 98s, a team of top local minor hockey players gearing up for a tournament later this month in Minneapolis, spoke between drills last night at the Ice for Kids Arena.—Justin Holmes photo

Selling lemonade

Cameron Mosbeck, left, along with Noah and Michael Vanderaa, were manning their lemonade stand along Colonization Road in Emo last Thursday afternoon.—Heather Ogilvie photo