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Local Sports For Tuesday, February 14th

By Tim Davidson Feb 14, 2023 | 10:29 AM

A good weekend for figure skaters with the Kenora Skating Academy.

They won six gold medals, three silver and two bronze at the Skate Manitoba Winter Blast in Pilot Mound.

Lauren Sharp led the way with two gold medals, while Waverley Wiebe and Avery Desjarlais had a gold and a silver.

Claire Gauthier picked up a gold and a bronze, and Sydney Merlino skated to one gold medal.

Two skaters, Finley Paulson and Jazlyn Bond, also won two gold assessments each.

This was their first competition since February of 2022 and helps prepare them for their next event in Thunder Bay in March.


In girls high school hockey, the Dryden Eagles downed the Sioux North Warriors 8-1.

Molly McMurrich and Caitlyn Sapay each had a pair of goals to lead the Eagles offense.

The Eagles can finish first in the league standings but need a point from tonight’s game against Fort Frances to finish first in the league.

The Muskies defeated the Saints in overtime last night, so the Saints picked up a single point for the overtime loss.

The only other game tonight will see the Sioux Lookout Warrior take on the Beaver Brae Broncos.

The play-offs start next week with and the match-ups will be determined by tonight’s results.

In boys high school action, Beaver Brae doubled up St. Thomas Aquinas 4-2.

The Broncos will finish the regular season with the Sioux North Warriors tonight at 7:30 at the Kenora Rec. Center.


In the Monday night Special Olympics Bowling League, Brennon Spencer-Gropp topped all bowlers with a score of 211.

Tara Creason’s 179 put her in 2nd and in third place, it was Jody Derouard at 141 .

Honorary mention to Faith Strong-Jocko with a 121 score.

The males were lead by Sterling Schabler with a 198; Clinton Strange rolling his way to a 181 and Brian Fournier at 177.

Honorary male bowler goes to Michael Vivian with a score of 172.




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