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Local Sports for Monday, February 13

By Randy Thoms Feb 13, 2023 | 8:31 AM

Fort Frances U15-18 girls’ hockey team captured their home tournament with a 4-1 win over Nipigon in the final.

The Fort Frances Bobcats U13 team captured silver in their home tournament after a pair of nail-biting overtime games.

The Bobcats reached the final on a 1-0 win in overtime over the Kenora Falcons in the semi-final before falling 3-2 in OT to the Keewatin Shamrocks.

International Falls 12U girls’ team finished fourth after losing to the Falcons in the bronze medal game.

The Fort Frances Leafs U11 girl team defeated the Emo Express 6-1 in the 7th place game of a tournament in International Falls.

The host team lost the 5th place game to Warroad 5-1.


Fort Frances Muskies curling teams are unbeaten after the first day of play at a NorWOSSA qualifier taking place at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

The boys, girls and mixed teams are each 2-0.

The boys team defeated Kenora’s Beaver Brae 12-7 and 8-4.

The girls were victorious over Atikokan 7-5 and Red Lake 9-3.

The mixed team won 10-1 over Atikokan before beating St. Thomas Aquinas from Kenora.

Curling resumes today.


In high school action in International Falls, the Broncos varsity girls’ basketball team lost 67-27 to Proctor on Saturday.

The juniors were beaten 43-28.

On the ice, the boys’ hockey team doubled up Crookston 4-2 on Saturday.

Jackson Reiners, Cody Joslyn, Cooper Crandall and Nate Dremmel scored for the Broncos.

In college hoops, the Rainy River Voyageurs men’s basketball team scored a 69-65 win over Mesabi Range on Saturday.

Malik Siggars led the Voyageurs with 25 points.

It was Rainy River’s seventh straight win. That moves them into a tie for first with Central Lakes in the MCAC North Division with two games remaining.

The women also beat Mesabi Range on Saturday, 76-63.

Cyra Polk scored 20 for Rainy River, who improve to 3-3 with two divisional games remaining.

Former Fort Frances racer Steve Arpin competed at the DIRTcar UMP Nationals in Volusia, Florida.

His best finish came last Wednesday, where he finished fourth in the night’s feature race.


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