Les Baker looked to perfectly line up a shot during his billiards match against Roger Wickstrom this morning that officially kicked off the District 1A Senior Games at the Fort Frances Senior Centre (Sister Kennedy Centre). Carpet bowling, cribbage, tennis, euchre, five-pin bowling, and pickleball were the other events scheduled today for the participants, with the Games to wrap up tomorrow.
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Pasquel Shortreed looked to get the ball from her Dryden Eagles' opponent during the Muskie girls' soccer team's 2-1 loss in the NorWOSSA final yesterday afternoon here. The Muskies had advanced after edging the Kenora Broncos 1-0 in the semi-final that morning.
Captains Cole Kowalski and Cam Lidkea hoisted the NorWOSSA trophy after the Muskie boys' soccer team blanked the Kenora Broncos 2-0 here yesterday afternoon to capture their eighth-straight league title.
At the beginning of the season, Rainy River Owls girls' soccer team head coach Rebecca Tolen believed it would be a rebuilding year for her squad.
She was happy to be proven wrong on that assumption.
After finishing the regular season in second place with a 4-1-1 record, the Owls downed the Sioux Lookout Warriors 3-1 in the NorWOSSA 'A' semi-finals in Red Lake last Wednesday.
The finish line is near but don't think for one second that the Muskie boys' soccer team is looking past its opponents.
The Muskies (5-0-1) swept away the competition in Kenora last Wednesday, starting with an 8-0 rout of the Dryden Eagles and then following that up with a 3-0 shutout of the host Broncos.
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.
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.
While the regular season may not have ended the way they hoped, don't think the Muskie girls' soccer team isn't eager to rectify that in the playoffs.
A 2-1 loss to the Dryden Eagles last Wednesday morning, followed by a scoreless draw against the host Kenora Broncos, left the Muskies in third place in the three-team league with 1-4-1 record.
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.
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.