Ken Dick and Susan Allison of Fort Frances were among the $40 winners in the Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts' cash calendar draw for March.
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Chase Robideau scored three times for his first SIJHL hat trick and added an assist, while teammate Jaedin Ness tallied twice, as the Fort Frances Lakers beat the Minnesota Iron Rangers 7-2 yesterday at the Ice For Kids Arena.
Ness opened the scoring with the lone marker in the first frame, which came just past the six-minute mark.
Stratton Pickett scored once and added two assists to help the Red Lake Miners hold off a late surge by the visiting Fort Frances Lakers in a narrow 6-5 win on Tuesday night.
Brett Hahkala netted a hat trick for the fifth-place Lakers, but it wasn't enough as they suffered their 32nd regulation loss of the season (16-32-2-1).
The Muskie senior girls' volleyball team saw its time at the OFSAA championship in Amherstburg come to an end with a four-set loss to Sydenham in the consolation side quarter-finals yesterday afternoon.
The set scores were 20-25, 24-26, 25-16, and 19-25.
Border Skating Club of Fort Frances will be sending four of their figure skaters off to Mississauga tomorrow through Sunday (March 7-10) to compete in the Skate Ontario Provincial Championship.
There are 17 qualifying competitions held throughout the province from November through March and the skaters with the highest scores from each category are invited to attend.
Border Skating Club has had a busy few weeks preparing for and competing in two competitions.
On Feb. 9, five skaters traveled to Kenora to compete in the Kenora's Futures competition. Julianna Rousseau earned a silver for her Free Skate event and gold for her showcase routine titled “Staying Alive.”
The Muskie sports teams have made a habit of qualifying for the all-Ontarios this school year and you can now add the girls' curling rink to that list.
The squad, comprised of Daffni Chabot, Jillian Cousineau, Andrea Schram, and Ashley Payne went a perfect 5-0 en route to winning gold at the NWOSSAA championships held in Thunder Bay on Sunday-Tuesday.
Playing 180 minutes of hockey over three days proved too much of a challenge for the Fort Frances Lakers to overcome on the weekend.
The squad lost all three games played at the Ice For Kids Arena, which included a narrow 3-2 setback to the Thief River Falls Norskies on Friday before being blanked 2-0 by the red-hot Thunder Bay North Stars the following night.
A new season led to same old heartbreak for the Muskie boys' hockey team.
Ben Lavoie scored with 5:05 left in overtime to lift the second-place Sioux Lookout Warriors to a 3-2 win over the top-ranked Muskies in the third-and-deciding game of their NorWOSSA final Sunday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena.
Sometimes in sports, it simply comes down to the fact the opposing team is better than you are.
That was the case in the best-of-three NorWOSSA girls' hockey final between the Muskies and Eagles last week as Dryden swept the series 2-0 following a 5-1 win in Game 2 on Thursday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.