Thursday, April 24, 2014

Sports

Lakers crowned SIJHL champs

He’s only three days old but Cohen Robert Strachan is almost guaranteed already his dad won’t ever top this week.

Teams tie

Clothes make the man but Jaymee Fiset doesn’t care a bit about what jersey she wears when it comes to bulging the twine.
Filling in on a short-handed Cater 2 U Queens’ squad, Fiset still looked like the Main Street Mayhem marksman she has been all season.

FFYS to start Monday

Fort Frances Youth Soccer is hoping the weather plays ball so they can play next week.
At its board of directors’ meeting Tuesday, it was decided to start the new season this Monday (April 28) for Divisions 1, 2, and 5 and next Tuesday (April 29) for Divisions 3 and 4.

Tough trip for bowlers

It wasn’t a banner week for the Sunset Country contingent competing at the Open provincial five-pin bowling championships April 16-19 in Timmins.
Shelley Petsnick of Dryden was the lone member to advance to the “Stepladder” roll-offs on Saturday in the women’s singles competition.

Fort factor helps Thistles at Allan Cup

Tyler Miller was curious to know how things might have turned out without the Dundas Real McCoys’ personalized episode of “Extreme Makeover: Roster Edition.”
The Fort Frances resident was part of the Kenora Thistles’ squad at the 2014 Allan Cup national senior men’s hockey tournament, which made it to the semi-finals before being blanked 4-0 by host Dundas on Good Friday.

Taylor to swim with Jackrabbits

One of Fort Frances’ most accomplished swimmers is changing zip codes for the upcoming collegiate season.
Aquanauts’ head coach Dawnn Taylor confirmed Monday that her son, Donovan, will attend South Dakota State University in Brookings this fall and join the school’s Jackrabbits’ swim team, which competes in the NCAA Division I Summit League.

Lakers urging fans to ‘get loud’

Wayne Strachan and the Fort Frances Lakers shared the theme of new life on Monday—and they weren’t even in the same building.

Lakers push series to limit

Technically, the goal had all the beauty of a kindergarten-level fingerpainting.
To Cam Jackson and the Fort Frances Lakers, however, it was the Mona Lisa.

Blackhawks get back into series

CHICAGO—Corey Crawford was there every time.
Slapshots, wristers, backhands, and tips, he stopped each one of them.
The Chicago Blackhawks needed a rebound game from their goaltender—and he delivered in a big way.

Thistles bounced

It was Friday the 18th, not the 13th, but Jason still delivered a killer performance.
Jason Ward had a goal and three assists to lead the host Dundas Real McCoys to a 4-0 victory over the Kenora Thistles in the semi-final of the 2014 Allan Cup national senior men’s hockey championship on Good Friday.

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