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2017 Images

OFSAA face

Immaculata Saints' captain Jacob Bays, left, and Muskie captain Mike Drouin squared off in the ceremonial face-off to open the OFSAA 'A/AA' boys' hockey championship here back in March as Coun. Ken Perry (representing Fort Frances) dropped the puck flanked by Lucille Morrisseau (representing Couchiching First Nation) and Lori-Ann Shortreed (representing the Township of Emo).

Muskie hurdlers

Muskie teammates Jyllian Westover (left) and Tory Beaudry raced side by side in the girls' 100m hurdles event during the Bronco Booster varsity meet in International Falls back in April.

Stock cars

It was two doses of rolling thunder from Thunder Bay as David Simpson (70JR) and Don Craig (47) went wheel-to-wheel around Turn #4 during the annual two-day Rea Memorial races held in conjunction with the Emo Fair in August.

Mens fastball

Couchiching Raiders' catcher Wade Johnson, above, was on the receiving end of a throw that arrived a moment too late to get Stratton Eagles' runner Jake Vandenbrand during Rainy River District Fastball League action in late August.

Muskie football

Star Muskie running back Sekina Scheibler charged his way to 309 rushing yards and six touchdowns in Fort High's 42-18 win over the host Maples Marauders in their WHSFL season-opener on Sept. 8. His season-long exploits garnered him the Offensive Player of the Year Award in the Andy Currie Division ('A').

FFCBC champs

Troy Norman of Fort Frances, left, and Jay Samsal of Kenora weighed in a three-day total of 55.23 pounds to capture the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship for the second-straight year in July.

NHL alumni

Jocelyn Lemieux fist-bumped with fellow former NHL'er Dave McLlwain and the rest of the “Legends" team, coached by L.A. Kings superstar Marcel Dionne, prior to their charity exhibition game against a team comprised of local talent. The "Legends” wound up prevailing 7-5.

Tennis courts

Project chairman Rick Wiedenhoeft, left, Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell, and Mayor Roy Avis officially opened the Fort Frances Multi-Use Courts with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting on Aug. 18.

FFHS assembly

Members of Mrs. VonNiebelschutz's Grade 7/8 choir entertained students this morning with a few holiday songs during the Fort Frances High School Christmas assembly at the Townshend Theatre. Today is the last day of school before the Christmas break for students across the district, with classes set to resume on Jan. 8.