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Skeet Shooting

Gerry Koslucher of International Falls took aim at a target launched from the high house at the Fort Frances Sportsmen’s Club’s skeet range by Frog Creek last Tuesday evening. High house targets generally are considered to be the hardest ones to hit.

Wolves in need of win to advance

The Sound & Sound Wolves face a must-win game tonight at Big Island if they hope to stay alive in the Rainy River District Fastball League playoffs.

The Wolves fell 3-2 to host Barwick on Tuesday night to mar their previously unbeaten record in the post-season.

“Barwick was just a real tight game defensively by both teams,” noted Wolves’ manager Derek McKinnon.

Slow starts costly for Wolves at World Series

The local Sight & Sound Wolves took a break from local fastball playoff action to compete at the “A-Major” World Series in Sioux Falls, S.D. last weekend.

This is the fourth year the team has played in the North American Fastpitch Association’s World Series, but this year did so at a higher level after having played in the ‘A’ division previously.

Emo Fair royalty

Taylor Pelepetz, sponsored by Norlund Oil, was crowned the 2009 Emo Fair Queen last Thursday evening while Marissa Kinnear (Dimit Bus Lines) was named First Princess and Tasha-Lynn McNally (Borderland Racing Association) was crowned Second Princess. Sarah Trimble (not pictured) captured the Dorothy Bonot Memorial Award.

Summer hockey

Colten Allen, six, a member of Novice Team #2 at the 3-on-3 summer hockey program here, tried to catch up with Carson Noga (Team #1) as the seven-year-old made a dash up the ice during yesterday evening’s game. The program will run for the next two weeks until school starts.