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Emo hosp. auxiliary

Members of the Emo Hospital Auxiliary offered a variety of hand-made items for sale at their annual fall tea and bazaar earlier this month. The auxiliary was extremely pleased with the turnout at the Emo Legion and for the continued support of their projects by people from across the district.

Filling plate

Warren Anderson, first vice-president of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29, filled up his plate with delicious food to take his taste buds south of the border during Saturday evening's fundraiser gala. The dinner and dessert were catered by Tess's Kitchen.

Hand on ball

Aynsley Williams had her back to her Igance Falcons' opponent and was looking for an option to pass to during the second half of the Rainy River Owls' senior girls' basketball team's 47-30 loss last Wednesday afternoon in NorWOSSA 'A' action at RRHS.

Muskie running

Muskie Greta Fedoruk shone yet again, running to a first-place finish in the junior girls' division to nab gold at the NWOSSAA championships held last Wednesday at the Kamview Ski Trails in Thunder Bay. Fedoruk clocked in with a time of 24:03 to lead the junior squad, who all also qualified for the all-Ontarios that will be held Nov. 3 in Burlington.

Seeing thru traffic

Fort Frances Lakers' goalie Jacob Gnidziejko had the daunting task of looking through the traffic in Dryden GM Ice Dogs' captain Trey Palermo (#22), forward Cameron Coutre, and his own defenceman, Colton Bodnar, during the second period of his squad's 6-4 win last Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Reaching in

Emily Heil of the Dryden Eagles tried to reach in and steal the ball from Alina Eldridge during the Muskie senior girls' basketball team's 57-55 loss last Tuesday afternoon in NorWOSSA action at Fort High. The Muskies rebounded later in the week, though, with a 59-24 rout of the Broncos in Kenora to improve their league record to 4-2.

Towering arms

Caleb Allan (#1) and Ben Larson (#8) looked to combine for a block during the Muskie senior boys' volleyball team's 3-2 comeback win over the Dryden Eagles last Tuesday afternoon in NorWOSSA action at Fort High. The Muskies then fell in four sets to the Broncos in Kenora on Thursday to see their league record fall to 2-4.

Setting it up

Jackson Arpin looked to set the ball for his power hitter during the second set of the Rainy River Owls' senior boys' volleyball team's 3-0 win over the Ignace Falcons last Wednesaday afternoon in NorWOSSA 'A' action at RRHS.

Coat drive

The Associates of Ste. Marguerite d'Youville volunteer Mildred Bedard found a place for this stylish coat yesterday at the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau (old CN station). The public is urged to drop off coats, hats, mitts, and boots again today from 1-4 p.m. (children's coats are especially needed this year).

St. Francis voting

Grade 5 student Garret Hanna cast a ballot during St. Francis' mock municipal election yesterday morning. Students heard mayoral candidates June Caul and Ken Perry answer their questions in the gym on Friday to help them make an informed decision at the “mock” voter booth.