Michelle Cain of the Fort Frances Mud Dogs narrowly beat out the tag of the Couchiching Lady Raiders' catcher during her squad's 11-7 victory in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League play last Wednesday evening at the St. Francis Sports Field. It was the Mud Dogs first win of the season.
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Spring means the return of the Fort Frances Youth Soccer season. Members of Mantas and Sharks had a great time Monday evening as they competed against each other in Division II action at the St. Francis Sports Fields.
The Muskie football season isn't until the fall but preparations already are underway.
Head coach Mike Cuzzolino is hoping the squad's annual spring camp, which is slated to run each weeknight from May 22- June 1, will see an increase in interested players this year.
“Our numbers have taken a hit over the last few seasons,” he conceded.
Muskie Peyton Avis (13) looked on as his teammate tried to deke around a Kenora Broncos' defender during their squad's 1-1 draw in the NorWOSSA season-opener for both teams here yesterday morning. The black-and-gold then earned their first win of the season with a 5-0 shutout of the Dryden Eagles that afternoon. The Muskie girls, meawhile, fell 2-0 to Kenora and 3-1 to Dryden.
The Muskie boys' soccer team has gotten off to a strong start this season, but they know keeping up the intensity in games is paramount to continuing that success.
This autographed and framed Patrik Laine jersey, courtesy of Sunset Protection Systems, was just one of the many great items up for grabs at the 34th-annual Ducks Unlimited banquet and auction Friday night at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
Muskie Syd Beck, left, looked to get to the ball before her Dryden Eagles' opponent did during her squad's 3-1 loss here last Wednesday afternoon. The black-and-gold have an 0-2 record in NorWOSSA play heading into today's matches against the host Eagles and Kenora Broncos.
Muskie Jess Steele was all tangled up with a Kenora Broncos' defender during her squad's 2-0 loss in the NorWOSSA season-opener here last Wednesday morning. The black-and-gold then fell 3-1 to the visiting Dryden Eagles that afternoon to sit with a 0-2 record overall heading into league action today in Dryden, where they'll face the Eagles and Broncos again. See story on B3.
This remote-controlled zamboni, filled with various alcohol beverages, was one of the many items that was raffled off at the 34th-annual Ducks Unlimited banquet and auction Friday night at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
Wes Steinberg of Badiuk's Powersports was presented with the Conservation Award (business) by co-organizer Charles Fisher and Rob Watson, Ducks Unlimited senior manager of events and volunteer relations for Northern Ontario, during the 34th-annual DU banquet and auction Friday night at the Fort Frances Curling Club.