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Mann, Green earn state wrestling titles

Both Hudson Mann and Teagan Green were a force to be reckoned with for the Mighty Mustang youth wrestling program over the weekend at the Jaycees' state tournament in Grand Rapids, Mn.

Mann, who was born in Fort Frances but now lives in International Falls, claimed first place in the 120- to 130-pound division while Green, of the Falls, did the same in the 60- to 65-pound one.

Soccer drills

Members of the Muskie boys' soccer team were engaged in various footwork and ball-handling drills during practice Monday afternoon in the Fort High gym. The black-and-gold are hard at work getting ready for their upcoming season, which kicks off with the annual St. John's Ravencourt tournament April 27-29 in Winnipeg.

High jump practice

Muskie Ellie Petsnick leaped over the bar during high-jump practice Monday afternoon in the Fort High gym. Poor weather has played a huge factor in the track-and-field season so far, forcing the black-and-gold to practice indoors as well as cancelling the first two meets of the season that were scheduled for International Falls and Baudette. The next meet is set for April 24 in the Falls.

Muskie girls' soccer squad pumped for upcoming season

Much like their male counterparts, the Muskie girls' soccer team has had a slower start in preparing for the upcoming season due to Old Man Winter lingering a little longer than wanted.

But that's done little to quash the excitement for the black-and-gold.

“I want everyone to have fun out there,” Muskie head coach Sara Roach said about her expectations for the campaign.

Soccer practice

Muskie boys' soccer assistant coach Mike Sande gave out some instructions during practice yesterday afternoon in the Fort High gym. The black-and-gold are preparing as best as they can ahead of their season, which kicks off with the annual St. John's Ravencourt tournament April 27-29 in Winnipeg.

Jersey display

Taggs' Source For Sports was among the local businesses participating in “National Jersey Day” today. Canadians across the country traded in their usual week-day attire for sports jerseys to show support for the victims of the tragic Humboldt Broncos' bus crash last Friday near Tisdale, Sask. that claimed the lives of 16 people while leaving 13 others injured.

Holding hands

Mackinnley McCormick, Marley Wrolstad, Mya McFarling, Emma Rea Pattison, and Bria McFarling were all birds of a feather while holding hands in performing to the “Rio" movie theme during the Border Skating Club's annual ice show, this year entitled "A Netflix Night,” held Saturday night and again Sunday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena. See more photos on page B1.