Mark Raveling of Longville, Mn., left, and Mike Luhman of Deer Park, Wis. let out some big cheers after they were announced the winners of the 25th-annual Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship on Saturday afternoon under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina. The duo, who first won the tourney back in 2012, reclaimed the crown this year with a three-day total of 53.6 pounds.
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Fort Frances Braves' second baseman Mike Parisien made a short toss to teammate Tim Archie to record the out at first during their team's 8-2 win over the Northwest Bay Chieftains in Rainy River District Fastball League action last Thursday night at VanJura.
Lucas Koomans of Centra Pipelines did his best to keep the ball away from his CJ Contracting opponents during the second half of his team's 2-1 loss in Borderland Soccer League men's division action on Monday night at the St. Francis Sports Field.
Lawrence Norwegian made solid contact with the ball as he teed off on the second hole during the Fort Frances Lakers' annual golf tournament hosted by Heron Landing on Saturday. The team of Kaleb Fernandez, Virginia Big George, Harold Big George, and Eagle Copenace wound up as the winners of this year's tourney. All proceeds went towards supporting the Lakers' hockey team.
Christine Denby, right, and her Shade teammate both had their eye on a pop fly near home plate during their squad's win over the Village People in the 'B' final of the annual Kingsley Downs/Gus Lindberg Memorial slo-pitch tournament on Sunday afternoon at the Devlin Ball Park.
Red Gut Babes' catcher Kayla Windigo secured the ball in her glove as she got the forceout at home plate during her squad's 15-11 loss to the Fort Frances Angels in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action on Monday night at the St. Francis Sports Field.
He may have been just an “average kid” but he went on to accomplish extraordinary things.
Picking up the sport of powerlifting when he was in high school, Dave Mitchell went on to accomplish an excellent career that included three Canadian championship titles while also setting 11 records along the way.
The Fort Frances Lakers' tradition of advancing players to the next level has been at the forefront recently.
Often the best player on the ice last season, the Lakers announced Monday that goalie Jacob Gnidziejko has committed to Portage College in Alberta where he will suit up for the Voyageurs' hockey team in the ACAC this fall.
Fort Frances Angels' pitcher Rylee Redford fielded a ground ball and made the throw to first to record the out during the first inning of her team's 15-11 win over the Red Gut Babes in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action last night at the St. Francis Sports Field. Redford garnered the pitching win and also homered twice to pace the Angels to their fourth win of the season.
Eric Shute of the Village People was a little too adventurous on the basepaths and ran right into the tag of the Shade's third baseman during his squad's loss in the 'B' final of the annual Kingsley Downs/Gus Lindberg Memorial slo-pitch tournament on Sunday afternoon at the Devlin Ball Park.