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Lakers nab pair of wins

Don't look now but the Fort Frances Lakers have themselves a bit of a winning streak.

The Lakers swept a home-and-home series with the last-place Minnesota Iron Rangers over the weekend and now have won three-straight games.

Adam Withers had a goal and two assists to help the Lakers edge the Iron Rangers 4-3 on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Junior spikers claim tourney title

It was a dominant weekend for the Muskie junior girls' volleyball team as they won the Kenora Invitational “Winter Blast” tournament without dropping a single set.

The squad went 10-0 in round-robin play, defeating the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora), Kenora Broncos, Westgate Tigers (Thunder Bay), St. Ignatius Falcons (Thunder Bay), and Dryden Eagles all twice.

Muskie pucksters shut out Eagles

New year, same Muskie dominance.

Both the girls' and boys' hockey teams took care of business yesterday—earning shutout victories over the Dryden Eagles in NorWOSSA action at “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena).

Annalise (CC) Hayes scored the game-winning goal with just over 10 minutes to go to lead the black-and-gold (10-0-1) to a narrow 1-0 victory.

Surveying options

Muskie Jessica Steele looked to consider her options during Fort High's 1-0 win over the visiting Dryden Eagles yesterday afternoon in NorWOSSA action at “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena). Kamryn Sandelovich earned the shutout in goal for the Muskies, who improved their league record to 10-0-1. See story inside.

Arcing shot

Senior Muskie Austin Brown heaved up a three-point attempt during a game against the BDO Ballerz in Fort Frances Men's Basketball League Action on Tuesday night. The league runs every Tuesday in the Fort High gym, with the first of three games starting at 6:40 p.m.

Jam attempt

Dryden Eagles' forward Jacob Looli tried to jam the puck past Muskie goalie Darian Klem while defenceman Jace Jackson hurried on the backcheck last night at the “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena). Klem stopped every shot he faced en route to a 4-0 shutout win for the Muskies, who improved their NorWOSSA regular-season record to 8-0.