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The Muskie Football team is gearing up for a new season, with three weeks of skills camps. The Championship team will be seeking new members to replace its graduating athletes. Spring camp is open to anyone hoping to join the tea in September. It will take place Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday […]

Borderland Judo did its final belt grading for the season on Thursday May 2nd. Emery Heyens and Theo Faragher to orange belt. Sawyer Lance, Rosina Woodgate, Rylan Steele, Paxten Hughes, and Koen Tucker to green belt. Liam Wood, Khloe Laur, and Pobp Murrell to blue stripe belt. The belt colours […]

Last season’s Muskie’s Football team wasn’t just the league Champion. It has created an impressive group of seniors – many of whom have been signed at the U.S. college level, with several others being scouted by the Rifles. Here are three Muskies who are launching their careers through varsity football: […]

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The Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association held its year-end awards banquet Sunday evening, to honour players from across the league. Clock- wise from right, Brayden Neurinski, MVP U11AA, Lincoln Gascogne, MVP U11, Keaton Cooper and Duncan Hill, MVPs U15AA, Gavin Hanson, League Most Dedicated Milton Strachan Award, U9. FFMHA AWARD […]

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The NWO Showcase took place in Fort Frances last week- end. Dozens of young hockey hopefuls came out to play in front of coaches and scouts from a variety of teams. Organized by the Fort Frances Lakers and the Red Lake Miners, the hope is to make the showcase an […]

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The FFHS Muskie girls hockey team held their annual awards ceremony on Monday, April 29, 2024, at the FFHS cafeteria. The players, their families and other team volunteers had the oppor- tunity celebrate the past season and departing seniors. Awards were presented by head coach Shane Bliss and assistant coaches […]

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Thunder Bay, ON – The Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL) is announcing the departure of Darrin Nicholas, who has served as league commissioner since 2020.  Nicholas will be stepping down from his role to pursue new opportunities in another field.  “After much reflection, I have decided to embark on […]

The Fort Frances Girls and Women’s Hockey Association recently held it annual Awards night, to celebrate a year of amazing hockey. Four graduating players were awarded the FFGWHA bursary towards their further education. They were Julia Guertin, Piper Miller, Brooke Bodnarchuk and Hayden Allam. Craig Miller was presented with the […]

From the AGCO
Press release

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is requiring all Ontario-registered sportsbook operators to stop offering and accepting wagers on World Boxing Association (WBA) events, effective immediately. This measure is being taken to protect the Ontario betting public following concerns that WBA-sanctioned boxing matches are not adequately being safeguarded […]

By Allan Bradbury
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
abradbury@fortfrances.com

They went a long way from home but it was worth it, the Fort Frances Girls and Womens hockey Association (OWHA) U13 team were C division champions at last weekend’s Ontario Women’s Hockey Association provincial Championships in the Toronto area. Aimee Matheson is one of the team’s managers and her […]