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Drombolis captures Classic title

Colin Drombolis exchanged his squash racket for a golf club this past weekend and the decision turned out to be a wise one.

Drombolis is probably more known for winning squash tournaments in these parts than for his prowess on the golf course, but he promptly put the kibosh on that stigma by winning the Kitchen Creek Classic golf championship on Sunday.

Fitting tribute

Struchan Gilson’s daughter, Rylee Raymond, posed with the commemorative sign endowed with her father’s name at the St. Francis Sportsfields. The soccer pitches at the complex were named in his honour to remember his years of volunteer service to the local soccer community prior to his unexpected death four years ago.

Fitting tribute

Coun. Rick Wiedenheoft showed off the new signage at the St. Francis Sportsfields that pays tribute to long-time soccer volunteer Struchan Gilson, who passed away suddenly four years ago at the age of 63. The Struchan Gilson L. H.

Women's soccer playoffs

Members of Curves and Taggs converged on a loose ball during semifinal action of the Borderland Soccer Association women’s playoffs last night. Taggs narrowly won the game 2-1 on goals by Celia Berry and Timea Fleury. Lauren Pierce had the lone marker for Curves. Taggs moves on to face top-ranked Gillons’ in tomorrow’s league final at 6:30 p.m. at the newly-anointed Struchan Gilson L. H.

Pitch battle

Marin Loncar booted a ball away from danger during the under-12 soccer exhibition between Fort Frances and Emo on Tuesday. The Fort Frances-based under-12 boys’ and girls’ teams (which includes the pictured Andrew Hanson and Cassandra Moffitt) will head to the regional identification tournament in Dryden Aug. 14-16.

Golf tips

Megan Ross gave Victoria Beaudry some last-minute instruction before she took a stab at clearing the water hazard on the 18th hole at Heron Landing Golf Course yesterday during the town-run golf camp. The camp attracted 15 youngsters between the ages of 10-14 and continues tomorrow.