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2018 Images

Cattle rattle

Rick Wright was one of the auctioneers who solicited bids at the district's first cattle sale of 2018. It took place Saturday at the Stratton sales barn and saw more than 1,500 head go through the ring.

Keepin' it 'teal'

Here's a sampling of the artwork submitted by local artists and crafters for the Fine Line Art Gallery's annual spring art show, with this year's theme being “Teal.” An open house to kick off the show will be held this Saturday (May 5) from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Drop by 529 Mowat Ave. to see the artwork, much of which will be for sale, and enjoy refreshments.

Campaign kick-off

Kenora-Rainy River PC candidate Greg Rickford carefully helped his daughter, Poppy Kate, cut the cake during the opening of his campaign office at 355 Scott St. here on Friday evening. Rickford introduced himself to all of those on hand and welcomed them to his campaign.

Race intensity

Muskie Carson Noga blazed down the track during the boys' 400m dash at the Bronco Booster Track & Field Invite varsity meet held last Tuesday at Falls High School. Noga sprinted his way to a sixth-place finish, clocking in with a time of 59.13.

Rounding corner

Muskies Lexi Gate, front, and Tori Toriseva tried to maintain a good pace during the girls' 1,600m race at the Bronco Booster Track & Field Invite varsity meet last Tuesday at Falls High School. Gate finished in fourth place (6:26:00) while Toriseva was right behind in fifth (6:28.73).

Girls' soccer

Muskie Janissa Judson looked to retrieve the ball from a pair of Rainy River Owls during her squad's 3-1 exhibition loss here Monday afternoon. The black-and-gold return to action this Friday and Saturday when they head to Winnipeg for an exhibition tournament. See story on page B3.

Clearing the bar

Muskie Katrina Slomke did her best to clear the bar during the girls' high jump event at the Bronco Booster Track & Field Invite varsity meet last Tuesday at Falls High School. Slomke placed 12th overall with a jump of 3',10".

Boys soccer

Muskie Peyton Avis looked to impede the progress of this Rainy River Owl player during the black-and-gold's 3-0 shutout win in the annual exhibition game between the two squads here Monday afternoon. Fort High next will see action this weekend when the team heads to Winnipeg for the St. John's Ravenscourt exhibition tournament.

Season tune-up

The Muskie girls' and boys' soccer teams hosted a pair of exhibition games yesterday afternoon at Fort High against the Rainy River Owls to get prepared for their upcoming season. The Muskie girls fell by a narrow score of 3-2 while the boys were victorious with a 3-0 shutout. Both Muskie squads will be back in action this weekend as they head to Winnipeg for exhibition tournaments.