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On the attack

Lakers’ forward Kevin Kurm sped down the ice as Len Pelletier of the Dryden Ice Dogs gave chase here Friday night during the home team’s 4-3 win in overtime that solidified their hold on second place in the SIJHL standings.

On the attack

Dryden Eagles’ forward Liv Carter had her eyes on Katie Sinclair of the Muskies as she brought the puck towards the Eagles’ net during the black-and-gold’s 5-1 win in the NorWOSSA semi-final last night at the Ice For Kids Arena

Getting ready

Ken Manty used a snowblower to direct snow into a 8’x8’x8’ box in order to form a cube of snow yesterday afternoon at the field by the old Huffman School. He and his brother, Don, were doing this in anticipation of the snow sculpture contest to be held there March 5-10. Use of the snowblowers was donated by Webb’s Power Shack.

Final practices

Jacey Bump got ready to roll the ball down the alley at Plaza Lanes here last Thursday afternoon as she and the rest of her Bantam girls’ teammates prepared for the provincial roll-offs in Sudbury this coming weekend. Bump is just one of a number of Sunset Country bowlers competing at the event, which will take place on Sunday in the Nickel City.

Sweet fundraiser

Fort Frances Midget ‘AA’ Canadians Adam Frederickson, left, and Malcolm King looked over a selection of baked treats available for purchase at the Métis Hall here Saturday morning during the team’s pancake breakfast and bake sale. Proceeds went towards helping offset the costs of attending a tournament in Niagara Falls, N.Y. on March 14-18.

Racing in

Janissa Judson of the Emo Express sped through the Lakewood Tire Eagles’ defence here on Friday as her team opened the annual FFGWHA’S PeeWee tournament with a 4-1 victory. The Express later battled it out with the International Falls Broncos for fifth-place honours Sunday but came up just short in a thrilling 3-2 affair.

Art show

Caroline Spencer checked out some of the artwork on display at Robert Moore School yesterday while her daughter, Jamie, critiqued a piece by a fellow classmate. Students in Laurie Moxham’s Grade 5 class, with help from student teacher Jennifer Yerxa, hosted an art show in the atrium highlighting pieces they had done based on work by contemporary First Nations’ artists.

Top Business

Dr. Dan Pierroz of the Nor-West Animal Clinic here received the Business of the Year Award from Deb Emes of 93.1 The Border, as Dave Bishop looked on, during the 17th-annual business awards gala last night at La Place Rendez-Vous.

Soup fundraiser

St. Michael’s School JK students William Yerxa, left, Gracee Herod, Logan McCart, and Trent Derksen helped their teacher, Sue Vandenbrand, check on the chicken noodle soup this morning that would be offered to the staff as a “Share Lent” activity. Funds raised from the soup lunch will go towards Development and Peace.