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N. Stars dump Lakers

Keighan Gerrie, Jacob Brown, and Kyle Auger combined for nine points to pace the league-leading Thunder Bay North Stars to a 9-1 romp over the visiting Fort Frances Lakers on Tuesday night.

Thunder Bay (47-4-1-1) roared out to a 3-0 lead in the first period on goals by Maxime Fortin, Jayden Mrakic, and Ben Erwin.

Misfits nab title at Chiefs' tourney

The Emo Misfits scored with two minutes left in overtime to pull out a thrilling 4-3 win over the Fort Frances Chiefs in the final of the Chiefs' fourth-annual tournament that was held March 1-3 at “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena).

The Misfits opened the scoring with 51 seconds to go in the second period before striking again in the third to go ahead by two.

'Loppet' fun for all again

It was a day of nice weather and good competition for those who attended the second-annual Rainy Lake “Loppet” on Saturday afternoon.

Hosted by the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club at its Rocky Inlet trails, nine skiers made the most of a mild winter day and put their skiing skills to the test against some friendly competition.

Senior spikers to build off OFSAA lessons

Each match is a learning experience and sometimes the lessons you need to learn most come from tough losses.

The Muskie senior girls' volleyball team experienced its share of disappointment last week as the black-and-gold compiled a 1-3 record in Pool 'A' play to finish fourth and wind up on the consolation side of the bracket at the OFSAA championships in Amherstburg.

Lakers in preparation mode for playoffs

It's been a gruelling season and things aren't going to get any easier for the Fort Frances Lakers as they conclude the SIJHL's regular season this week.

The squad managed to split its weekends games at the Ice For Kids Arena, which included a 7-3 romp over the Minnesota Iron Rangers on Sunday afternoon following a 5-1 loss to the Thief River Falls Norskies on Friday night.