Cameron Mosbeck held on tightly so his fish didn't flop away as his partner and uncle, Dallas Mosbeck, looked on during the top-five boat parade at the 18th-annual “Castin For Cash” bass tournament Saturday afternoon. The Emo natives followed up their second-place finish last year by placing fifth this time around with a two-day haul of 25.60 pounds. See story, more photos B1.
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The Fort Frances Vipers hosted a volleyball camp last Tuesday through Saturday at Fort High and J.W. Walker School. The camp, which ran from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. each day and was open to both boys and girls, focused on all the fundamentals of volleyball so the young athletes could improve their skills.
You definitely can say they saved the best for last.
Needing a haul of 11.56 pounds on the final day in order to overtake Zack McBride and Mike Wilson, the duo of Don Copenace and Greg Swire did just that—tipping the scales with 12.45 pounds to claim the 18th-annual “Castin For Cash” tournament hosted by Lake Despair Lodge on Friday and Saturday.
Joey Angus of CJ Contracting tried to dangle the ball around Cole Magill of Manitou Forest Products during his squad's 5-0 win in Borderland Soccer League men's division action last Wednesday night at the St. Francis Sports Field. CJ then won its fifth-straight game Monday night with a 1-0 shutout of Centra Pipelines and next will face Manitou again tonight.
Heather Leishman of the Fort Frances Mud Dogs hit a soft grounder during her squad's 14-1 loss to the Red Gut Babes in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action last Wednesday night at the St. Francis Sports Field.
A local football player will get to showcase his skills to former NFL coaches and players next week.
Jaykob Ryll was selected from thousands of applicants to attend the Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy's International/Rising Stars football camp slated for July 17-19 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame stadium in Canton, Ohio.
The Fort Frances Lakers have added some size and versatility up front with their signing of forward Isaac Baron last week.
The Burnsville, Mn. native comes to Fort Frances after spending last season in the NA3HL with the Iowa Bulls and La Crosse Freeze.
Jess Steele held up some of the 10.79-pound haul that she and her dad, Jim, caught earlier in the day on Saturday. The duo finished 14th with a two-day weight of 18.38 pounds.
Greg Swire and Don Copenace proudly held up their Day 2 haul, weighing in at 12.45 pounds, that helped the duo claim the title at the 18th-annual “Castin' For Cash” bass tournament held Friday and Saturday at Lake Despair Lodge. The tandem's two-day total of 29.19 pounds topped the 60-team field and gave them their first win at the tourney since 2004.
Whether you are a young or old angler, a good time is expected once again at the 18th-annual “Castin For Cash” bass tournament slated for this Friday and Saturday (July 6-7) on the Lake Despair chain.