Soccer is a fast moving sport and sometimes the best thing to do is just to protect yourself, as this youngster on the right quickly found out during the Spain vs. Germany match yesterday evening in Division 4/5 soccer action at the St. Francis Sports Field. Fort Frances Youth Soccer has resumed action for another great season, with games running Monday-Thursday nights each week.
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Manitou T-Birdies' third baseman Katie Sadewasser loaded up to make the throw to first after fielding a soft grounder during her squad's 19-2 loss to the Fort Frances Her-icanes in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League season-opener Monday night at VanJura. The three-time defending champion Her-icanes flexed their offensive muscles early and often in the lopsided win.
Having a chance to medal is right where the Muskie girls' soccer team wanted to be over the weekend.
They fell just short of that goal, falling 2-0 to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints in the bronze-medal game of the Broncos Challenge Cup tournament on Saturday afternoon in Kenora, but Muskie head coach Sara Roach was still happy with the effort her squad put forth.
It's been another great start to the season for the Muskie boys' soccer team.
After defeating both the visiting Dryden Eagles and Kenora Broncos by a combined 7-0 total in the NorWOSSA season-opening games last Wednesday, the black-and-gold kept that momentum rolling as they battled to a third-place finish at the Broncos Challenge Cup tournament in Kenora over the weekend.
It's been a good start to the season for the Rainy River Owls' girls' and boys' soccer teams and they'll be looking to keep that momentum going heading into today's and tomorrow's NorWOSSA 'A' games in Red Lake.
It was another excellent outing for the Muskie track-and-field team at a dual meet in Dryden last Thursday.
The black-and-gold were able to rack up a plethora of medals and gain some valuable experience before the season heads into the NWOSSAA championships.
As he has done for many years, auctioneer Telford Advent of Riverbend Auction Services entertained those on hand and got them into the spirit of bidding on the plethora of items that were up for grabs during the live auction portion of the night at the 35th-annual Ducks Unlimited banquet and auction Friday at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
Full bellies and lighter wallets, all in the name of conservation.
The 35th-annual Ducks Unlimited (DU) banquet and auction held Friday night at the Fort Frances Curling Club was an enjoyable endeavour for all once again.
About 200 people packed the local rink to help raise roughly $32,000 for the Fort Frances branch of DU.
Various Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsors were recognized for their contributions to this year's event at the 35th-annual Ducks Unlimited banquet and auction held Friday night at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
Nick Hahkala kicked the ball away from his Dryden Eagles' opponent during the second half of the Muskie boys' soccer team's 4-0 win in the NorWOSSA regular season-opener last Wednesday morning at Fort High.