The Fort Frances Lakers might be off to an 0-2 start to the SIJHL pre-season but head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan is pleased with the effort he has seen so far from his players.
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The local bowling alley will be seeing a plethora of changes over the coming year.
Plaza Lanes has welcomed in a new manager, Jesse Carmody, who is sprucing up the place and hopes to increase membership.
Carmody has a degree in Business Management from Fanshawe College and, upon graduating, has worked as a general manager at Boston Pizza here for the last three years.
The Muskie football team has had a good number of athletes attend its training camp so far, meaning things are looking good as they attempt to kick-off another Winnipeg High School Football League season this week.
Muskie co-coach Vic Davis noted that roughly 40 students on average have shown up to camp at various points.
You could view the Muskie senior girls' basketball team as the favourites to claim NorWOSSA gold this year.
The squad has eight returning players from last year's championship roster as well as a talented group of girls moving up from the junior ranks.
Jesse Carmody has recently joined Plaza Lanes here as its new manager and is planning to revamp the local bowling alley with his wealth of management experience in an effort to help boost membership.
Brady Wicklund of the Fort Frances Lakers, left, attempted to dig the puck free while he was checked into the boards by a Dryden GM Ice Dogs' defender during the third period of his squad's 6-3 loss in the SIJHL pre-season opener for both teams on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.
Barwick Blue Knights' shortstop Vaughan Wilson stepped on second base to record an out during his squad's 3-1 win over the Fort Frances Braves in the third-and-deciding game of the Rainy River District Fastball League championship series last Wednesday night at Couchiching.
The bigger they are, the harder they are to tackle. That's what this pair of Muskie football players found out as they struggled to bring their teammate to the ground during one of the team's practice sessions on Friday night at Fort High.
The Barwick Blue Knights and Fort Frances Braves congratulated each other on a series well played at the conclusion of Barwick's 3-1 win in the third-and-deciding game of the Rainy River District Fastball League championship series last Wednesday night at Couchiching.
Aurora Hutton raced the ball over half-court and was looking to set up the offence quickly as she was pursued closely by Rachel Anderson during a Muskie senior girls' basketball tryout practice on Monday afternoon at Fort High.