Sports briefs

A meeting will be held this Sunday (June 12) for players and family members of the Muskie football program.
Interested players are urged to attend the meeting, which will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort High football field, where representatives of the Muskie Touchdown Club also will give a brief presentation.
In related news, the spring football camp begins today (June 8) from 3:30-5:30 p.m. It will continue tomorrow (June 9) from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and June 12 from 4-6 p.m. before wrapping up June 13-15 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
For students entering Grade 9, there will be tryouts on Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Interested players for these tryouts also are urged to attend the June 12 meeting.
If you have any questions, contact head coach Bob Swing at 274-4656 (home), 275-7288 (cell), or 487-2000 ext. 242 (work).
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A reminder that skeet shooting takes place every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Fort Frances Sportsman’s Club range by Frog Creek. New shooters are welcome.
Call Ted Brockie (274-3834) for more info.
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Tomorrow (June 9) is the final day to submit an application to the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association for positions as ‘AA’ coaches, league conveners, and a referee-in-chief.
If you are interested in any of these positions, apply to Fort Frances Minor Hockey, Box 306, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M7.
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‘AA’ Hockey Camp is now accepting applications for its annual camp coming up here July 25-29.
The camp, now under the sole ownership of Dave Allison, is aimed at those in the Atom to Bantam level (age nine-15). Two girls’ camps (for those aged eight-11 and 12-15) also will be held.
The cost is $280.
If you are interested or if you have any further questions, contact Allison at 274-6168 or
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A reminder the M.E.C. fish derby runs until Aug. 31. There are three categories to enter in (northern, walleye, and crappie) and no weigh-in is required. There also is a children’s category.
Register at Witherspoon’s One Stop. For more information, call John Kotnik at 274-2243.