Local Sports Wrap for Thursday, May 18

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017 07:45 AM

Fort Frances Muskies boys soccer team ended their regular season in NorWOSSA with a pair of wins in Dryden to finish the year unbeaten.

The Muskies blanked Kenora's Beaver Brae Broncos 2-0 and Dryden 3-0.

Their first place finish in the standings gives the Muskies the bye into next weeks final to be place next Wednesday in Kenora.

Meantime, the Muskies girls team split games, beating the Broncos 2-1, but falling 2-1 to Dryden for a second place finish.

They'll meet Beaver Brae in a semi-final game next week.


In the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League, the Fort Frances Herricanes ran their record to 4-0 by doubling up the Big Grassy Lynx 16-8.

Stacey Patey homered for the Herricanes

Elsewhere, the Fort Frances Angels edged the Emo Renegades 14-13.

That's Emo's first loss of the season.

Couchiching and Northwest Bay played to a 20-20 tie.

Manitou got by Sabiskong 13-9.

The Mud Dogs got by Red Gut 13-12.

Rachelle Yeo and Shelby Tymkin smacked home runs for the Dogs while Beulah Chartrand did the same for the Babes.


International Falls girls golf team captured the ERC championship at the Quarry in Biwabik, finishing 11 strokes better than second place Eveleth-Gilbert.

Morgan Rasmussen was second individually while teammate Olivia Wright was a stroke behind in third.

The boys team, meantime, finish second in the event.

Brady Wright had the team's best score for a fifth place finish.


International Falls Broncos track and field team competed at the Iron Range Conference meet in Hibbing where the girls placed fourth and the boys sixth.

Claire Herzig won the girl's pole vault while Emma Gilbert took the girl's shot put.

Wyatt Amdahl claimed the boy's pole vault.


In girls softball, the Broncos outscored Mesabi East 12-8.

Taylor Sears hit a home run for International Falls.


A Rainy River district teen is on her way to Maple Ridge, B.C. for the Canada Cup, one of Archery Canada's main events.

Julianna Indian, who's from the Rainy River First Nation, but now lives in Big Island, competes in the Compound Bow Cadet division.

The 16-year-old has been competing in the sport for the past three years.