After being involved in high school sports throughout their entire tenures at Fort High, Jess Caul and Brandon Sinclair officially wrapped up their time with the Muskies with one of the top honours an athlete can receive.
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Brandon Sinclair and Jess Caul held up Fort High’s athlete-of-the-year trophy after they were named as this year’s winners during the Muskie athletic banquet last Tuesday night.
Beulah Perreault of the Fort Frances Herricanes rounded third at the Couchiching ball diamond yesterday evening as her team took on the Red Gut Babes in Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League play. The Babes romped to a 17-3 win while the other game saw the Couchiching Lady Raiders earn a 13-8 victory over the Big Grassy Lynx.
Amber Williams of Team Gold looked to move the ball up the field while Team Red’s Nick Clugston looked on during the Division 5 title game of the annual wrap-up event for Fort Frances Youth Soccer on Saturday afternoon. Team Gold took home the crown with a 1-0 win in extra time.
Jeff Campbell put the ball back into play off a corner kick for Senior Pharmasave during their 6-0 win over the La Place Rendez-Vous Voyageurs in Borderland Soccer League men’s division action yesterday evening. In the other game, International Travel Services blanked Pharmasave 4-0. Women’s play resumes tonight at 7 p.m.
Muskie girls’ soccer coaches Sarah Faragher, left, and Alyssa Holliday presented Jess Caul with the Struchan Gilson Award for Outstanding Contribution to the team during the black-and-gold’s annual awards night Tuesday at the Townshend Theatre. Caul would received the female athlete of the year award while Brandon Sinclair was named the school’s top male athlete.
Robert Moore Grade 8 student Jocelyn Trudeau flew over the bar yesterday morning as she finished in first place in the girls’ high jump event in her school’s annual track-and-field meet. This year’s event was held at the Fort High track, with members of the Muskie track-and-field team helping out over the course of the day.
Local golfer “Snake” Krawchuk may have put it best for what many who hit the driving range at the Heron Landing Golf Course on Saturday were looking for as they attended one of the course’s “demo days.”
“For me, it’s about trying all of the new equipment and seeing if I can buy anything without ‘Mama’ finding out,” he joked.
The Fort Frances Curling Club has thrown its hat into the ring to be one of the 10 communities selected for this year’s Kraft Celebration Tour.
Two bids from the club were submitted for this year’s competition—one sent in by Muskie curler Hailey Beaudry and the other by club members Patrick Briere and Ron Silver.
In her first time competing at a Soap Box Derby event, seven-year-old Marie-Mai Langevin of Fort Frances turned in a strong performance at Valley City, N.D. on Saturday.
Going up against 27 other competitors in the “stock” category, Langevin finished up in fourth place overall and just lost out to the eventual winner in her final race of the day.