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Jim Scheibler is trying to promote Muskie sports of all kinds.
One way he will be doing that is setting up a booth in the arena at this year’s Rainy River Valley Agricultural Fair, running in Emo today through Saturday.
He also has made a float for the parade on Saturday and hopes current Muskie athletes—and even alumni—will come and join in.
“Open Mic at the Library” will be back by popular demand next Monday (Aug. 17) at 6 p.m.
There is so much local talent in the area, the Fort Frances Public Library is providing a place for it to be showcased.
But what’s needed now is more performers.
Those who want to perform are asked to register online at: www.ffpltc.ca
It’s the story that won’t stop because Tylar Wilson apparently can’t be stopped.
The Fort Frances driver is now a perfect eight-for-eight for the season after capturing the feature the past two weeks in the Street Stocks division of the Borderland Racing Association.
Jasmine Kinnear’s go-kart career is off to a flying start.
In just her second week of racing, Kinnear won the rookie class feature for the second week in a row during Borderland Kart Racing action at Emo Speedway this past Sunday.
Equestrian excellence was the order of the day throughout this past weekend as the Borderland Quarter Horse Show took over the Emo Fairgrounds.
Riders from within and outside of the Rainy River District put their four-legged friends through the paces in an attempt to impress the judges at the annual event.
Here is the list of the high point award winners from the event:
An Olympic medalist with a Fort Frances pedigree will join the elite athletic performers in the history of this region.
It was announced last Wednesday (Aug. 5) that Fort native Chris Lindberg will be among the newest members entering the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame as part of the 34th annual induction ceremonies on Sept. 26 at the Valhalla Inn in Thunder Bay.
The Northwest Bay Beavers can’t wait for another shot at sinking their teeth into the Fort Frances Her-icanes.
Darcy Smith went the distance for the complete-game victory, as the No. 3-ranked Beavers downed No. 7-rated Manitou Blaze 13-5 in their Losers Side semi-final in the Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League playoffs last night in Northwest Bay.
A year later, it will be game on for all the marbles once again between two foes very familiar with one another.
Enough with the rehearsals. It’s showtime.
The Borderland Soccer League women’s division gets down to playoff business tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Struchan Gilson Soccer Pitch with a pair of semi-final matchups.
It will be a Tyson v. Douglas-type confrontation when the heavily-favoured La Place Rendez-Vous U-18 Voyageurs face Boston Pizza.