T.J. Roen scored three goals to spark the Emo Novice OPP to a 7-2 win over the West End Eagles (Fort Frances). Eric Soucy helped the cause with two goals while Matt Beck and Jordan Davis added singles. Brian Gustafson and Chad Dustak replied for the Eagles. In Atom action, […]

The Fort Frances Armwrestling Club went over the top here Saturday, winning several trophies at the Northwestern Ontario showdown at Memorial Arena in conjunction with the Little Amik Winter Carnival. About 50 armwrestlers took part in the tournament, which attracted several of the top competitors from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Northwestern […]

Plans are in the advanced stage for the Emo Figure Skating Club’s annual ice show slated Sunday, March 15 from 1-4 p.m. Dress rehearsal will be Wednesday, March 11 from 4-7 p.m. All parents have their instructions indicating what number(s) their child(ren) will be participating in, and what is required […]

Matt Gushulak’s dream of advancing to the Bantam mixed provincial playdowns were dashed with his final shot Sunday morning at the association playdowns in Marathon. Trailing Rob Skinner (Fort William) 5-4 with the hammer in the eighth and final end, Gushulak missed with his last stone, ending the Fort Frances […]

The Muskie senior boys’ basketball team lost a dramatic 66-63 overtime decision to Hillcrest (Thunder Bay) in the third-place game of the 25th-annual Kenora Invitational Tournament last weekend. The Muskies led 34-29 at the half, and stretched the gap to 49-39 after three quarters. But Hillcrest suddenly found their scoring […]

Even though the scores from last weekend’s John Piper Taylor Classic hockey tournament in Winnipeg might indicate otherwise, Muskie head coach Glen Edwards said his team didn’t really play that poorly. The Muskies struggled in the tournament, finishing last in their four-team pool with an 0-2-1 record, including a pair […]

Although Kathie Jackson was pleased with her 5-4 record and fourth-place showing at the provincial Scott Tournament of Hearts in Kenora last week, she knew she was just a few shots away from finishing much higher. “We curled well but we should have won two more games,” Jackson lamented yesterday […]

The Fort Frances Visserettes and Boys Artistic competitive team travelled to Red Lake last weekend to challenge ones from Red Lake, Kenora, Thunder Bay, and Sioux Lookout at an inter-club meet. Our gymnasts performed very well and came home loaded with medals, ribbons, and trophies. Representing the Regional boys from […]

The Atikokan Angels skated away with the gold medal in both the Belle and Tween divisions at a ringette tournament in Emo last weekend. In the Belle final against the Emo Bandits, the Angels skated hard, handled the “puck” with authority, and shut down Emo’s offence, especially in the second […]

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 […]

The Muskie senior boys’ basketball team continued its offensive woes in Kenora, dropping a 53-35 decision to the host Broncos in NorWOSSA action yesterday afternoon. “We continue to have a lack of scoring punch,” co-coach Paul Noonan said afterwards. “We missed easy shots and missed lay-ups. “We just couldn’t seem […]

The host KC ‘AA’ PeeWee rep team nipped the Neebing Hawks 2-1 on Sunday afternoon in the championship final of the 12-team tournament at Memorial Arena. After a scoreless first period, the KCs jumped out to a 2-0 lead on goals by A.J. Tucker and Kris Esselink. Neebing’s Shawn Wood […]