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Bathtub racer

Ken Rousseau was flying high Monday evening as he looked to be on his way to a second-straight Canada Day bathtub race title on Sand Bay. But he ran out of fuel with two laps to go, which handed the win to Len Bedard.

Hang time

Braeden Keast leapt into the air to smash the ball over the net Sunday afternoon while teammates Gavin Moorhouse and Justin Anderson looked on as they took part in a men’s beach volleyball tournament at Pither’s Point Park. “Slick Will and the Thrifty Three” team, which also included Will Anderson, went on to take the tournament title.

Lakers’ summer camp moved

The Fort Frances Lakers’ annual summer camp will be held at a different venue than in years past.

The three-day event is set for July 19-21 at the new Couchiching arena, instead of at Bronco Arena over in International Falls.

“We just thought that it would be nice to have the camp on our side of the border,” said Lakers’ head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan.

Dragon boat practice

The Fire Brigade Flames, made of members of the Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service and their friends, paddled along the upper Rainy River yesterday evening in preparation for Monday’s second-annual Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Festival. Opening ceremonies will be held at 10 a.m. at the Sorting Gap Marina, with the actual competion running from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Squash serve

Shawn Brady served the ball to begin a rally as he and number of players took part in squash matches last night at the Memorial Sports Centre. Men’s squash takes place on the courts there every Thursday, with action getting underway at 6:30 p.m.

Soccer chase

Jess Caul of the La Place Rendez-Vous Voyageurs, left, and Abbi Perrault of Boston Pizza chased after the ball Tuesday evening during a 2-1 Voyageurs win in a Borderland Soccer League women’s division action. League play resumes tonight at 7 p.m. as the Voyageurs take on Taggs’ while Boston Pizza goes up against Al’s Racquet Stringing.

Wolverines’ camp

Brody Joyce powered his way through a footwork drill Tuesday evening as he took part in the Fort Frances Jr. Wolverines’ football camp at Fort High. The three-day camp wraps up today from 6-8 p.m., with registration for the 2013 season tentatively slated for next Friday (July 5) at the high school.