Sarrinna Thomopolous was ready to ride Sawyer the miniature horse off into the sunset as Shelby Kellar held his lead rope at the Public Farm event held at The Spry Farm in Devlin on Saturday. A cold northeastern wind didn't keep families from making the drive to spend time with the animals on the farm, which, in addition to miniature horses, includes goats, pigs and chickens.
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Aaron Mishibinijima, left, received his certificate for five years of service with Community Living Fort Frances and District (CLFFD) from Denise Bliss, CLFFD president Julie Crichton and CLFFD CEO Alanna Barr during their 60th anniversary dinner at La Place Rendez-Vous on Thursday.
Trent Wilson of Donald Young School ran his way to a fourth-place finish in the boys' 800m race at the Last Chance Invite varsity meet held last Thursday in Baudette, Mn. The junior high athlete also grabbed a silver in the 1600m race as part of an impressive Muskie showing at the meet.
Nancy Indian looked to uncork a great pitch during the first inning of the Big Grassy Lynx's 21-12 romp over the Fort Frances Mud Dogs in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action last Wednesday night at the St. Francis Sports Field.
Heather Wright had her eyes locked in as she squared up to hit an incoming pitch during the Fort Frances Mud Dogs' 21-12 loss to the Big Grassy Lynx in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action last Wednesday night at the St. Francis Sports Field. The Mud Dogs are off to an 0-2 start to the season heading into tonight's games.
Christian Bourgeois of the Fort Frances Braves quickly fielded a grounder and made the toss to first base to record the out during his squad's 16-2 rout of Windey's Warriors in Rainy River District Fastball League action last Thursday night at VanJura.
Pasquel Shortreed was locked in a battle for the ball with a Dryden Eagles' opponent during the Muskie girls' soccer team's 2-2 draw last Wednesday afternoon in Dryden. Montana Plasky scored her team-leading third goal in the Muskies' 1-0 win over the Broncos earlier that day while Kathryn Fischer and Alina Eldridge bulged the twine in the draw with the Eagles.
Cole Tymkin fouled off a tough pitch during the Fort Frances Braves' 16-2 romp over Windey's Warriors in Rainy River District Fastball League action last Thursday night at VanJura. Tymkin crushed a lead-off homer in the third inning to help the two-time defending champion Braves start the season with a 2-0 record.
Declan Webb (#22) was surrounded by a pair of Dryden Eagles as he attempted to fire the loose ball away during the Muskie boys' soccer team's 4-1 win last Wednesday afternoon in NorWOSSA action in Dryden.
The hops trial at the Emo Agricultural Research Station (EARS) is coming along well this season and will need to be strung shortly as they continue to grow. The first hops trial in the district was grown at EARS last year and saw great success considering the district's climate. -Submitted photo