Ashton Cousineau was locked in on the airborne ball as he got ready to unleash a serve during the Muskie senior boys' volleyball team's first practice of the season on Monday afternoon at Fort High. All four Muskie court sport teams will open the NorWOSSA season on Tuesday (Sept. 17) when they hit the road to face the Broncos in Kenora.
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Jaden Gustafson delivered one of his many great pitches during the Fort Frances Braves' 3-1 loss to the Barwick Blue Knights in the third-and-deciding game of the RRDFL championship series last Wednesday night. Despite giving up three runs to take the loss, Gustafson was brilliant once again in reaching double-digit strikeouts during the game.
Lauren Penney studied her options on offence and looked to drive towards the hoop during a Muskie senior girls' basketball tryout practice on Monday afternoon at Fort High. The black-and-gold will be moving forward with a 12-player roster this season and will get their first taste of game action this weekend at a tournament hosted by Lakehead University.
The last few years it seemed as though it was the Fort Frances Braves' world and everybody else was living in it.
That suddenly all changed last Wednesday night.
While they may be smaller in stature this year, quickness on the court should be an asset for the Muskie junior girls' basketball team.
The Fort Frances Lakers might be off to an 0-2 start to the SIJHL pre-season but head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan is pleased with the effort he has seen so far from his players.
The local bowling alley will be seeing a plethora of changes over the coming year.
Plaza Lanes has welcomed in a new manager, Jesse Carmody, who is sprucing up the place and hopes to increase membership.
Carmody has a degree in Business Management from Fanshawe College and, upon graduating, has worked as a general manager at Boston Pizza here for the last three years.
The Muskie football team has had a good number of athletes attend its training camp so far, meaning things are looking good as they attempt to kick-off another Winnipeg High School Football League season this week.
Muskie co-coach Vic Davis noted that roughly 40 students on average have shown up to camp at various points.
You could view the Muskie senior girls' basketball team as the favourites to claim NorWOSSA gold this year.
The squad has eight returning players from last year's championship roster as well as a talented group of girls moving up from the junior ranks.
Jesse Carmody has recently joined Plaza Lanes here as its new manager and is planning to revamp the local bowling alley with his wealth of management experience in an effort to help boost membership.