Marissa Kerry of the Fort Frances Her-icanes tried her best to avoid the tag of Renegades' pitcher Karma Andy after she had laid down a crafty bunt during the third inning of her squad's 2-1 win in the RRDWFL championship final last Wednesday night.
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Local youth were able to sharpen up on their basketball skills yesterday at a camp being run at Fort High. Open to both girls and boys ages 11-14, and led by coach Karissa Kajorinne of Thunder Bay, the camp began Monday and is running through Friday. The boys' sessions run 9 a.m.-noon while the girls' goes from 1-4 p.m. Kajorinne played high school basketball for the St.
Another SIJHL season is right around the corner and the Fort Frances Lakers have their sights set squarely on an anticipated exciting season ahead.
The Lakers are set to open their annual training camp on Monday, which will run through next Thursday (Sept. 5).
Mary-Beth and Bob Tkachuk were humbled to be inducted as builders into the Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame and Bob had the crowd in stitches with his comedic retelling of stories from the past.
The new Rainy Lake Gymnastics Academy, which is set to open its doors this fall, has recently brought Nick Beyak and Fort Frances GM on as a community partner to bring back exciting gymnastics programs to the Borderland.
Julian Brunetta, who was the captain of the 1953-54 Fort Frances Jaycees Juvenile hockey team, spoke highly of his former coach, Bill Lloyd, during the induction ceremonies on Saturday evening.
Gina Pope of the Renegades got ready to make the tag on Taylor Pagee of the Fort Frances Her-icanes before proceeding to make the throw to first base to complete the double-play in the fifth inning of the 'Canes' lopsided win in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League's Winners's Side final on Monday night at Oltsher Field in Barwick.
Jeff Campbell of Manitou Forest Products, right, battled with a CJ Contracting opponent for possession of the ball during his squad's 1-0 loss in the opener of the two-game, total-goals semi-final last Wednesday night in Borderland Soccer League men's division playoff action at the St. Francis Sports Field.
It was an evening to catch up with old friends, reminisce, and celebrate all the achievements of standout former athletes and builders.
The third class inducted into the Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame was granted official entrance Saturday night during ceremonies held at La Place Rendez-Vous.
It's a sport the Borderland has been without for some time and this fall will make its triumphant return.
The new Rainy Lake Gymnastics Academy is planning on beginning its programs this October, which will take place at the Memorial Sports Centre.
It's a vision that has been in the works for nearly a year.