THUNDER BAY, Ont.—While the 2018-19 campaign in the SIJHL has come to a close on the ice, players from across the league continue to make commitments to continue their careers at the college and university levels—either in Canada or the United States.
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A familiar face will be back in the fold next season with the Fort Frances Lakers.
The Lakers announced last Friday that they had acquired forward Tyler Malpass from the Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL).
Malpass last suited up for the club back in the 2016-17 season in which he tallied 15 goals and 14 assists in 47 games.
He then added three helpers in six playoff games.
His first race of the season paid off pretty handsomely for Jamie Davis.
The Fort Frances native roared his way to his first checkered flag in the WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds division in Borderland Racing Association action on Saturday night at the Emo Speedway.
Another great year of Muskie sports has officially come to a close and it was time to dish out some hardware.
Fort High recognized the contributions of its athletes over the past year at its annual awards banquet last Wednesday night at the Townshend Theatre.
And the winners were:
THUNDER BAY, Ont.—The SIJHL announced last Wednesday that the Minnesota Iron Rangers have been granted a one-year leave of absence and will not compete during the upcoming 2019-20 season.
Subaru Motorsport USA's Scott Speed stormed to victory in the first round of the 2019 Americas Rallycross (ARX) Championship at the Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio last weekend to grab an early points advantage in what is shaping up to be an exciting season of ARX action.
The two-time defending champs are looking great to start the season.
The Fort Frances Braves ran their win streak to start the 2019 Rainy River District Fastball League campaign to seven games with a 10-0 drubbing of the Rainy River Royals on Thursday night.
Jesse Tom homered twice while Jaden Gustafson earned the pitching win for the undefeated Braves (7-0).
It's been a blistering start to the season for the Couchiching Raiders.
Steph Legree homered to pace the Raiders to a 25-8 blowout of the Dawson Tigers in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action last night.
Jenn Singleton nabbed the pitching win for the Raiders, who improved to a league-best 7-0.
Alicia Anderson was saddled with the loss for Dawson (2-6).
With all the hours put into practising and competing, it's nice to get recognized for all that hard work.
Local youth figure skater Bryden Strachan, who competed as part of the CanSkate program this year with the Northern Lights School of Skating, recently was chosen as the recipient for Skate Canada's 2019 Skate Ontario Section CanSkater of the year Award.
The Renegades are keeping pace with their fellow juggernauts in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League standings.
They won their third-straight on Monday night, edging the Big Grassy Lynx 18-17 in a high-scoring thriller.
Karma Andy nabbed the win for the Renegades, who improved their record to 6-1.
Nancy Indian was saddled with the loss for Big Grassy (4-2).