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Men's soccer finale

Pharmasave forward Mike Webb, right, raced to be the first to the ball during the men’s soccer final at the St. Francis Sportsfields yesterday evening. Pharmasave ended up losing 1-0 to defending champion Domino’s.

‘Butt’ clean-up

A small group of youths braved the elements yesterday afternoon to show their support for smoke-free parks and beaches here—a local Youth Action Alliance initiative. They picked up cigarette butts along the riverfront walkway as part of a Regional Day of Action, which culminated with activities at Pither’s Point Park.

Queen hopefuls

The five Emo Fair queen contestants posed for a group picture at the “Meet and Greet” held last week. The young ladies and the judges got to know each other while enjoying a barbecue and some cake before sitting down, individually, for their interviews. The contestants’ entertainment night is Thursday (Aug. 14) at 7 p.m. upstairs in the Emo arena.

Perfect drive

Kitchen Creek Classic winner Taylor Jorgenson admired his drive on the 12th hole during Sunday’s final round. He finished with an even-par total of 144 to win the annual two-day tournament by two strokes over defending champ “Snake” Krawchuk and Andrew Katrin.

Private concert

“Faber Drive” kept its word and played an exclusive acoustic set for Nikki, Chris, and Callahan Wiedenhoeft, along with their friends, on Friday evening after they won the draw which took place after Thursday night’s main concert at the Townshend Theatre. Everyone had a great time as they got to meet and hang out with the band, then crowd around for an intimate concert.

Rookie camp

Prospective Fort Frances Jr. Sabres battled hard over two days of heated scrimmages at the Ice for Kids Arena during the team’s annual rookie camp this past weekend. Sixteen players made the cut and were asked to attend the Sabres’ main training camp, which gets underway Aug. 21.

Wicked show

Faber belted out a rockin’ melody to screaming fans during last night’s “Faber Drive” concert at the Townshend Theatre, which was an encore performance for new and returning fans. Afterwards, a contest was open to those who attended to win a performance by the band in the privacy of their home. That special performance was held early this afternoon.

Pretty blooms

Kathy Haukaas admired the lilies this morning while helping set up for the Fort Frances Horticultural Society’s annual Flower and Vegetable Show at the old CN station here. The show runs today from 2-8 p.m.

Glimpse into history

Christine Jourdain pointed out her father, Glenn, in one of the old hockey team photos from St. Marguerite’s School during the opening of the museum’s exhibit on local residential schools last Thursday morning.