The Muskie senior boys’ basketball team must have had a little bit of love in their hearts on Valentine’s Day as they handed Dryden an insurmountable lead early in the game. The black-and-gold watched as the host Eagles went on a 20-4 first-quarter run en route to a 61-53 upset […]

Justin Larson scored the decisive goal with 5:37 to play in the second period to help lift the McDonald’s ‘AA’ Atom rep team to a 4-3 win over the Neebing Hawks 10s in the ‘B’ final of a 12-team tournament here last weekend. The Fort squad jumped out to a […]

There’s no question all eyes in Rainy River District will be focused squarely on the Labatt Brier in Winnipeg next month given that Fort France native Rob Sinclair Jr. and former Atikokanite Dale Wiersema will be representing Northern Ontario there as members of Bruce Melville’s Port Arthur rink. Melville, making […]

Several Aquanauts turned in multiple best times at the regional meet in Dryden last weekend. Those with three or more personal bests in their events included: oMichelle McFayden, nine–50m free (50:22), 100m free (1:52:36), 50m back (54:95), 50m breast (1:05:49), and 100m IM (2:11:89); oKarli McKinnon, nine–100m free (1:24), 200m […]

The Muskie senior girls’ volleyball team had an impressive showing at a tournament in Thunder Bay last weekend, losing 15-8, 12-15, and 11-15 to the Kenora Broncos in the third-place game Saturday. The Muskies’ fourth-place finish in the 12-team tourney impressed co-coach Carolyn Spencer as the Muskies prepare for the […]

The Muskie senior boys’ basketball team finally put it all together–using a strong defensive effort and some hot shooting last weekend to upend the Hillcrest Colts 88-83 in overtime in the consolation final of the Blue Bear Invitational at Fort William Collegiate in Thunder Bay. Bryce Coyle led the Muskies […]

While hockey always takes centre stage in Fort Frances each winter, its importance was heightened even more during Minor Hockey Week held Feb. 2-7. And for all those who have groggily awaken, scraped the ice off the windshield, and trudged off to the local rink for that 6 a.m. game […]

When Don Baldwin and two of his buddies went out for a four-day ice fishing weekend, they came home with much more than just fish stories. While Baldwin, James Lambert, and Greg Alton just had a so-so long weekend of fishing, they managed to haul in a 900-pound moose that […]

For the first time ever, a Fort Frances Special Olympics curling team will hit the ice in an exhibition game later this month against a squad from Kenora. “Curling so far is a demonstration sport but it will be the next one in line [to be accredited],” Special Olympics community […]

Bar-B-Q Bobs (Kenora) downed tagg’s (Fort Frances) 3-1 to win the ‘A’ crown at the annual Novice hockey tournament last weekend at the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre. Bryan Wolfe pace the Bobs with two goals while Joelle Charlebois added the other. The tagg’s goal scorer was not available. The Bobs […]

The Muskies can solidify their quest for third-place in the league standings with a win here tonight against the Kenora Broncos. Both teams are currently tied for the third spot, each with five wins and 10 points, but the Broncos do have a game in hand on the black-and-gold. Red […]

The Muskie junior boys’ basketball team continued its winning streak, dumping Mennonite Brethren High School (Winnipeg) by a 61-43 count Saturday in the final of a tournament in Kenora. John Sivonen paced the Muskies with a game-high 30 points and was named the tournament MVP. Evan Woodland added 15 points. […]