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Reigning champs defend EWC title

It didn't take long for the defending champs to let the rest of the competition know they were going to be in for a tough weekend at the 17th-annual Emo Walleye Classic.

Baudette's Les Morrison and his Morson-based partner, Oliver Gibbins, wowed the crowd with a Day 1 total of 11.63 pounds and never looked back as they claimed the EWC title for the second-straight year.

Heading out

Trapper Bahr and Taylor Harbort made their way east as part of the second-flight boat launch Saturday morning during the 17th-annual Emo Walleye Classic. The pair finished in eighth place with a haul of 7.84 pounds.

Scheibler relishes 'Senior Bowl' experience

It was an experience he won't soon forget.

Star Muskie running back Sekina Scheibler scored a touchdown to help pace Team Steeves to a 17-8 victory over Team Henkewich at the WHSFL's annual “Senior Bowl” held Saturday at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.

“It was very exciting being selected to play with the best players in the WHSFL,” said Scheibler.

Racing together

Tylar Wilson (#55) and Darren Wolframe (#96) were locked in a tight battle in the Street Stocks division during the Borderland Racing Association's season-opener Saturday evening at the Emo Speedway. Wilson nabbed topped spot in the feature while Wolframe placed third.

EWC champs

Oliver Gibbins and Les Morrison were all smiles as they proudly hoisted the Emo Walleye Classic trophy on Saturday at the Emo/La Vallee Arena after claiming their second-straight title with a haul of 19.53 pounds.

Bagging fish

Oliver Gibbins put one of the walleye he and partner Les Morrison, left, had caught into the bag during the top-10 boat parade Saturday at the 17th-annual Emo Walleye Classic. The duo went on to claim the EWC title for the second-straight year with a two-day total of 19.53 pounds—more than eight pounds better than the runner-up team of Dan and Josh Pollard (11.22).

Football camp

The Muskie football team opened its annual spring camp Tuesday afternoon at Fort High. The sessions, which run from 4:30-6:30 p.m. every week night until June 1, focus on the fundamentals, such as blocking, tackling, and basic offensive and defensive formations.

Soccer Owls set for playoffs

The Rainy River Owl girls' soccer team is firing on all cylinders ahead of today's NorWOSSA 'A' playoffs in Red Lake.

The squad picked up a trio of wins last Wednesday and Thursday in Sioux Lookout to finish league play with a 4-1-1 record—good enough for second place in the standings—and sets up a semi-final showdown against the Warriors.