Fort Frances council candidate John McTaggart talked about his campaign brochure with local resident Chris Lowe during a meet-and-greet event held Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-noon at the Rainy Lake Square.
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The Muskie senior girls' basketball team showed they are going to be a force this season—even if their record at a tournament at Lakehead University over the weekend wasn't quite what they wanted.
Fort High went 1-2 at the tourney, showing exactly what they can bring in two of the three games.
They only have had a few weeks to practice but members of the Muskie cross-country team are more than ready to kick off their season today at the SSSAA Time Trials in Thunder Bay.
The Muskies put in some good work over the weekend, competing at the 5K Pi Fun Run in Stratton on Saturday.
The SIJHL pre-season officially is in the books and the Fort Frances Lakers now are looking forward to the regular season.
The squad split a home-and-home series with the Red Lake Miners over the weekend to finish its exhibition schedule with a 3-1 record.
The Muskie football team is a prime example of the difference a week can make.
After having to forfeit their WHSFL season-opener against the host Churchill Bulldogs back on Sept. 5 due to not having enough players showing up at practise, the black-and-gold were amped up and ready to go this past Friday.
Getting up the ice quickly, and showing what you could do offensively, were just some of the things the new wave of Muskie boys' hockey hopefuls were doing Monday afternoon during the first tryout session at the Ice For Kids Arena. The tryouts continue today before wrapping up with a final session tomorrow from 3:45-5:15 p.m.
Fort Frances Lakers' defenceman Presten Bobyk tried his best to box out Red Lake Miners' forward Aiden Gleisner from in front of goalie Matt Booth during the second period of his squad's 3-2 overtime win in SIJHL pre-season action Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Lakers will kick off the regular season this Friday against the back-to-back champion GM Ice Dogs at 7:30 p.m.
Merrick Cheetham and William Richards served up hotdogs to hungry patrons during the Muskie football team's fundraising barbecue held Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in front of Safeway. Members of the black-and-gold also were selling discount cards to those interested, with the cost for those again being $20 each.
The next wave of Muskie boys' hockey hopefuls took to the ice yesterday afternoon for the first tryout session at the Ice For Kids Arena. Each player participated in various drills in hopes of impressing head coach Jordan Sinclair and the rest of the staff. The tryouts continue today through Thursday from 3:45-5:15 p.m.
Fort Frances mayoral candidates Couns. June Caul (above) and Ken Perry chatted with voters who stopped by for a candidates' meet-and-greet event held Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-noon at the Rainy Lake Square. The eight candidates for council also were on hand, as were two running for Fort Frances seats on the local public school board.