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Senior Games

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.

Girls final

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.

Champs again

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.

Owl girls fall short in NorWOSSA final

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.

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.