The Fort Frances Jr. Sabres’ soon-to-be booster club held its first informal meeting Monday night in the common room at Flinder’s Place, with club member Larry Patrick saying the response from the community was well-received.
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Although the Muskies didn’t qualify a full team for the NWOSSAA golf tournament in Thunder Bay last week, Alex McDonald and Kevin Jackson both represented Fort High individually at the event—and certainly didn’t look out of place.
McDonald shot a 77 while Jackson carded a 78, missing the individual qualification by just two and three shots, respectively.
Home court was not friendly for the Muskie senior and junior boys’ volleyball teams last Thursday.
The seniors fell just short against the visiting Kenora Broncos, dropping the first two sets by identical 25-19 scores before roaring back to take the next two 25-21 and 25-17 to force a fifth-and-deciding set, which they eventually lost 15-9.
What looked like a sure victory turned into heart-wrenching defeat here Friday night as the Fort Frances Jr. Sabres fell to 0-4 on the season with an 8-5 loss to the Fort William North Stars.
The four candidates vying to capture Thunder Bay-Rainy River in the Oct. 14 election will be in town tomorrow night for an all-candidates’ forum hosted by the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce.
It will begin at 7 p.m. at the Civic Centre.
Changes in the high school have some students a little confused. The school has went to a “flip” timetable, where classes come in a different order each week.
I tracked down five students on their way to lunch and asked their opinion on the new timetable format.
The Muskie junior girls’ basketball team opened their NorWOSSA season on a winning note Tuesday by beating the host Dryden Eagles 26-16.
Chelsea Hill led the way with 12 points but co-coach Dan Bird said the play in their own end was huge.
Close, but no cigar.
The Fort Frances Jr. Sabres battled toe-to-toe with the visiting Dryden Ice Dogs on Tuesday night but the outcome was all too familiar in falling 2-1 to the defending SIJHL champs.
The “Building for the Future” fundraising campaign’s “Drive for 35” phone blitz continued to be a success yesterday, seeing pledges totalling another $7,000 towards the final $35,000 needed to meet its $750,000 goal.
Homecoming is one of the biggest parties of the year for high school students—and naturally with celebration often comes alcohol.
But teens need to be aware that if they are going to party, they need to do it safely.