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Junior spiker

Jack Wood loaded up to spike the ball during the first set of the Rainy River Owl junior boys' volleyball team's 3-0 win over the Red Lake Rams in their NorWOSSA 'A' home-opener last Thursday afternoon at RRHS. The Owls improved to 2-3 with the win heading into this week's matches.

Reaching to set

Josh Indian looked skyward as he set the ball up for his Owl teammates during the second set of Rainy River's 3-0 win over the Red Lake Rams in NorWOSSA 'A' senior boys' volleyball action last Thursday afternoon at RRHS. The Owls improved to 3-2 in league play with the win heading into this week's matches.

Weighing options

Tori Pollard studied her options on offence as she got ready to take a shot during the first half of the Rainy River Owl junior girls' basketball team's 38-22 win over the Red Lake Rams in their NorWOSSA 'A' home-opener last Thursday afternoon at RRHS. Pollard scored 11 points in the win.

Group hug

Captain Noah Loveday joined the rest of his Fort Frances Lakers' teammates after they celebrated scoring the tying goal that knotted the game at 5-5 late in the third period of the hosts' comeback 6-5 overtime win on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Faceoff battle

Jayden Mrakic of the Thunder Bay North Stars and Ben Hoefler of the Fort Frances Lakers were determined to get the better of each other in a faceoff battle during the hosts' 6-5 overtime win on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Human trafficking talk

Jessica Wilson of Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services (FFTAHS) spoke about the issue of human trafficking locally and the important role parents have in educating their kids about the issue, along with preventative strategies yesterday afternoon at the Sunset Country Métis Hall. FFTAHS-Behavioural Health Services hosted the forum which was geared towards local service providers.

Chiropractor visit

Dr. Jeremy McGuire visited Mrs. Gurski's Grade 4/5 class at St. Francis school on Friday morning to talk to them about the skeletal and muscular systems of the human body. Dr. McGuire also imparted the importance of maintaining flexibility and fitness levels in life in order to maintain a higher level of health and mobility as people age.

Rehearsing scene

Could there be a killer among these Fort Frances High School students as they rehearsed a scene for their fall play, “Scared Silly" on Saturday evening? The spooky comedy is made up of nine short skits in an anthology style similar to "Creepshow" or "Tales from the Crypt," and will have audiences howling with laughter even as the chills race down their spines.

Ready to shoot

Tyler Malpass loaded up to fire a wrist shot on Thunder Bay North Stars' goalie Jordan Smith during the third period of the Fort Frances Lakers' comeback 6-5 overtime win over the defending SIJHL champs on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. Malpass notched an assist in that one to help pace the Lakers (6-4-1) to their sixth win of the season.