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Walleye adds local forward Christian Veneruzzo

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The Kam River Fighting Walleye of the SIJHL announced the commitment of 2001-born forward Christian Veneruzzo.

The Thunder Bay product played in the NA3HL in 2019-20, where he amassed 52 points in 40 games for the Bozeman Ice Dogs.

“Bringing a player like Christian home is a huge asset to our program,” said Fighting Walleye General Manager Kevin McCallum.

Albright joins Pilots

The Muskies’ own Jacob Albright has become the latest Providence Pilot student athlete to ink his letter of intent. He’ll be joining the University’s Men’s soccer team, while he works towards a science degree.

“I am really excited to not only start playing at Providence, but also learning through the academics and growing as a person,” said Albright.

Muskie footballers moving up

Five local football players will be heading up to the big leagues this fall.

Fort Frances Muskie Football players Aaron Scheibler, Brady Meeks, Carson Noga, Colton Allen and Dale Berg each signed with the Winnipeg Rifles during the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) Signing Day held on Monday, June 1.

Walleye add veteran experience with Doug Colbon

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The Kam River Fighting Walleye are pleased to announce that Doug Colbon has been named as an assistant coach.

“I am excited to have Doug join our coaching staff. He brings a wealth of hockey knowledge and together with his enthusiasm will make a fantastic team alongside coach Valley,” said Kevin McCallum, general manager of the Fighting Walleye.

Racing start delayed

The Emo Speedway has announced a delay to the start of its season, due to COVID-19.

Under the revised season schedule, the season opener will be the Race for the Fallen, June 26 and 27, with a rain date of June 28, according to the club's Facebook page.