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Hockey school scores big with big jump in numbers

The Borderland International Hockey School this year saw a dramatic increase in the number of players who registered for the two-week camp at Memorial Arena, organizer Terry Mihichuk enthused Monday.

The school, which just completed its 18th season (15 of those under the guidance of Gus Lindberg), saw 156 youngsters participate—up from just 84 over one week last August.

Muskie hockey tryouts begin Monday

The Muskie hockey team will be holding its tryout camp for the 1997-98 season Aug. 18-23 at Memorial Arena—two months earlier than in past years.

The training camp, which usually begins in the last week of October, is a break from tradition, said head coach Terry Ogden, adding this year’s edition of the black-and-gold won’t hit the ice again until Oct. 27.

Lindner, Capra win KBI

Dave and Norm Lindsay had a good day Sunday but they failed to win the “triple crown.”

With victories at Shoal Lake and Fort Frances already under their belts, the Sioux Narrows brothers were heavy favourites going into the 10th-annual Kenora Bass International tournament last weekend.

Tagg’s captures soccer tourney

Tagg’s, who sit atop the local men’s soccer league, went into last weekend’s “Borderland Ball Blast ’97” tourney stressing defence.

And it paid off.

After reeling off three straight shutouts, Tagg’s held Peach Valley (Dryden) scoreless through regulation time and the 10-minute overtime in Sunday’s final before winning the game 3-1 on penalty kicks.

Local athlete reaches new heights

It doesn’t hurt to surf the ’Net when you’re looking for summer athletic camps. Just ask Karen Harris of Crozier., a six foot tall athlete of here, would certainly agree.

Harris, 17 and standing six feet tall, spent a fair portion of her summer attending a volleyball camp in Nebraska and a basketball one in Chicago.