For 18 years, Terry Ogden was a fixture behind the Fort Frances High School Muskie boys hockey team bench. He crafted a winning tradition on the ice that is unsurpassed on the NORWOSSA circuit. Ogden led the Muskies to All-Ontario Championships 11 times as head coach. Under Ogden’s leadership the […]

By Allan Bradbury
Staff Writer
abradbury@fortfrances.com

A group of young volleyball players from Rainy River First Nations (RRFN) are looking for local support to get to Ottawa for the Ontario Indigenous Summer Games. Tammy Horton has been coaching the group for several months now after a parent brought the idea to her. “They held tryouts in […]

After the long weekend of racing action, and an important weekend of racing coming up, all the driver’s were looking to keep their noses clean and prepare for the Afco Race of Champions in one week. Despite trying to save equipment it didn’t meant that the drivers weren’t still going […]

By Darren Derendorf
Staff writer/sales
dderendorf@fortfrances.com

After a couple successful weeks of having the #80 car make it through an entire night of racing it was time to make the car fully legal, adding ballast. Since owning the car I haven’t needed to worry about meeting the minimum weight requirement of 3150 lbs as I’ve been […]

Danny Smith had a distinguished 21 year career as an athlete in Special Olympics from 1991 – 2012. He competed in a variety of sports, including: baseball, track & field, curling, cross-country skiing, floor hockey, 10 pin bowling, 5 pin bowling and swimming. Danny held many accomplishments in these sports, […]

By Daniel Adam
Staff Writer
dadam@fortfrances.com

Bass tournament committee votes to proceed In a meeting Saturday, the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship committee voted to proceed with the tournament. High water levels had paused their decision for quite some time, but July 2 was their firm date to decide whether to proceed or not. Co-chairman Wayne […]

By Darren Derendorf
Staff writer/sales
dderendorf@fortfrances.com

With activities all day, an extra class of cars all weekend and fireworks both on and off the track there was something for everyone this week at the Emo Speedway. The weekend started off with several Canada Day events to keep the family entertained, and just as those began to […]

This Week we sat down with driver of the #33 Emo Street Stock Garett Gamsby. What is your favourite race track food? I don’t usually have time to eat in Emo, but if I’m in Wisconsin I have to get deep fried cheese curds! At what age did you start […]

By Darren Derendorf

With a short week for pre-race prep we knew it would be a race just to get both cars loaded and ready for the track. The #28 required very little work, after receiving a 7+ liter oil and filter change and once over, the car was ready for action. As […]

2022 induction ceremonies for the Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame will take place Aug. 13, 2022. Tickets are available at Taggs Source for Sports. Dave ‘Zeke’ Egan Dave “Zeke” Egan was heavily involved minor hockey in Fort Frances for over 40 years. Dave played an illustrious 4 years of […]

By Darren Derendorf
Staff writer

Despite the drizzle, dark skies and a brief downpour, the track prep crew – led by Sandy Taggart – was able to work the clay and make an amazing race surface. With a heavy race track, there was lots of grip, which meant the cars were sure to be fast. […]