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Carlson nabs pair of honours


Florida State Seminole student-athletes gathered last Wednesday for the 25th-annual Golden Nole Awards banquet, which is hosted by the Student Athlete Advisory Council (S.A.A.C.).

The event honours the contributions made in the community and also recognizes those student-athletes that go above and beyond to display leadership on and off the field while striving to live unconquered.

Molly Carlson, a junior diver who was born in Fort Frances but now lives in Toronto, took home the Golden Nole Award for women's diving.

The Florida State women's swimming and diving team enjoyed an all-around successful season in 2018-19.

The Seminoles secured one of the best records in program history and showed improvement at the ACC and NCAA Championships in addition to excelling in the classroom and in the community.

On Saturday, Carlson was also named the diving MVP.

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The OHL's London Knights were hoping to rebound in a hurry heading into Game 7 of their semi-final playoff series last night against the visiting Guelph Storm.

After London had taken a commanding 3-0 series lead, Guelph “stormed” back with a trio of wins to knot it at 3-3 and force last night's deciding game in London, with the outcome not known as of press time.

Rainy River's Cole Tymkin notched an assist on the Knight's lone goal in their 3-1 loss in Game 5 on Friday night in London but was held off the scoresheet entirely the following night in his squad's 5-3 loss in Game 6 in Guelph.

In 10 playoff games so far this season, Tymkin has recorded two goals and four assists to go along with 12 penalty minutes.

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The Northern Storm 14U team, which includes players from the Fort Frances area, were winners of their division at a 'AAA' girls' hockey tournament held in Duluth.

They beat Tommy Chicago Black 5-4 in overtime, with Isabelle Taylor of Fort Frances notching a goal in the game.

The Northern Storm 12U squad, meanwhile, also won their division with a 3-1 win over the Ice Cougars.

The Northwestern Ontario Stingers 10U team placed fifth in their division with a 5-3 win over the Hooligans.

Marlee Bliss notched a pair of goals for the Stingers.

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A Fort Frances-based 'AAA' triple Novice boys' team, playing as the Rainy Lake Royals, went winless at a tournament in Winnipeg.

They ended play with a 14-1 loss to the Manitoba Chiefs on Sunday.

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