Local Sports Wrap For Monday, February 12

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 07:13 AM

Fort Frances Lakers went winless this weekend, after a 7-3 loss to English River yesterday in Red Lake.

Ian Jarvis, Nick Lucas and Jack Bernie provided the Lakers goals.

Saturday, they were edged 5-4 by English River and blanked 4-0 by Thunder Bay on Friday.

Fort Frances native Brandon Bodnar recorded his league leading fifth shutout for the North Stars in that game.


Fort Frances Midget AA Canadians fell 5-1 to Stillwater in the final of the Twin Ports Junior B Gold Invitational held in Duluth and Superior.

Brett Allan had the Canadians goal.

The team had gone through the 22 team tournament four and oh before the championship game.


Fort Frances Canadian AA peewees dropped a pair of games in Warroad on Saturday, losing 5-1 and 9-2.


Eric Pitkanen scored four times while Cole Magill had a six point night with a pair of goals and four assists as the Fort Frances Muskies boys hockey team defeated Red Lake Saturday 17-2.

Bryon Stewart also had a five-point night with a goal and four helpers.


International Falls Broncos girls hockey team was eliminated from the Section 7-A championship playoffs Saturday, losing 2-1 to Proctor-Hermantown in a semi-final game.

Amy Tilander with the Broncos lone goal.


The Broncos boys hockey team lost 4-1 to Crookston on Saturday.

Kian Gonzales scoring for the Broncos.

The junior team defeated Crookston 4-1.

Sault Ste. Marie's Brad Jacobs defended his Northern Ontario title by winning the region's men's curling championship in Little Current, rallying from a 5-2 deficit to defeat Sudbury's Tanner Horgan  6-5, stealing the winning point in the 10th end.

Thunder Bay's Dylan Johnston with Devlin's Mike Badiuk playing third was eliminated by Jacobs in a tie-breaker on Saturday.


International Falls Bronco girls basketball team split games over the weekend, losing 70-55 to Proctor on Friday

They beat Duluth Marshall 63-56 on Saturday.

The Broncos boys basketball team also split games in Virginia as part of the North-South Challenge.

Friday they rallied for a 62-52 win over Aitken 62-52 before losing 84-39 to Hinckley-Finlayson on Saturday.


Rainy River Voyageurs basketball teams were double winners Saturday against Central Lakes.

The men won their 8th in a row, beating the Raiders in overtime 82-71.

The women won 74-69.