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NWOSSA curling championships begin in FF

By Randy Thoms Mar 5, 2023 | 3:24 PM

High school curling teams compete at the all-Ontario championships at the Fort Frances Curling Club in 2018. Image: Randy Thoms

The NWOSSA curling championships begin tonight at the Fort Frances Curling Rink.

Six boys and six girls teams are involved, including those from Fort Frances High School.

The boy’s team includes Adam L’Hirondelle, Zander Hutton, Jackson Marchant, Ben Huziak and Rowan Donaldson, and coached by Ron Silver.

The girl’s team includes Emilia Saciuk, Sadie Tolton, Emma Tucker, Shae Sinclair, and Grace George, with Kim Beaudry coaching.

Both won the NorWOSSA championships in Kenora last month.

The Muskies boys team will compete against rinks from Kenora, Michipicoten, Terrace Bay and Thunder Bay.

Other rinks on the girls’ side are Red Lake, Geraldton, Longlac and Thunder Bay.

The top teams from each division will advance to the all-Ontario championships taking place in North Bay on March 22-25.

The first draw begins at 6 p.m. Central time.

Fort Frances takes on Kenora’s Beaver Brae in the boys’ division and Red Lake in the girls.

Other boys’ games are Michipicten going up against Lake Superior High School and Superior taking on Hammarskjold in a battle for the two Thunder Bay High Schools.

Action in the girls’ division will see Geraldton playing against Chateau Jeunesse and Thunder Bay High Schools St. Patrick and St. Ignatius playing each other.


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