Josh Indian looked skyward as he set the ball up for his Owl teammates during the second set of Rainy River's 3-0 win over the Red Lake Rams in NorWOSSA 'A' senior boys' volleyball action last Thursday afternoon at RRHS. The Owls improved to 3-2 in league play with the win heading into this week's matches.
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Tori Pollard studied her options on offence as she got ready to take a shot during the first half of the Rainy River Owl junior girls' basketball team's 38-22 win over the Red Lake Rams in their NorWOSSA 'A' home-opener last Thursday afternoon at RRHS. Pollard scored 11 points in the win.
Captain Noah Loveday joined the rest of his Fort Frances Lakers' teammates after they celebrated scoring the tying goal that knotted the game at 5-5 late in the third period of the hosts' comeback 6-5 overtime win on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.
The learning never stops for the Muskie junior boys' volleyball team and it was able to strengthen its development last week.
The Muskies (4-3) snapped a two-match losing streak with a 2-0 sweep of the Broncos (0-6) in Kenora last Wednesday afternoon.
The set scores were 25-10 and 26-24. Fort High also won the third exhibition set by a 25-15 margin.
You'll find Noah Loveday's name on the scoresheet more often than not so far this SIJHL season.
The Fort Frances native is in the midst of a career year for the Fort Frances Lakers, racking up a league-best nine goals to go along with four assists for 13 points in just 11 games.
Those totals also have him sitting second in the league's scoring race.
Even a day filled with miserable field conditions could not stop the roll the Muskie football team is currently on.
The Muskies scored a pair of touchdowns in the third quarter en route to blanking the Neelin Spartans 20-0 for their fourth straight win in Winnipeg High School Football League action last Thursday at Nomads Field in Winnipeg.
With the NorWOSSA playoffs just around the corner, the Muskie senior girls' basketball team faced probably the closest thing to a playoff-type struggle last Wednesday in Kenora.
A determined Broncos team played the black-and-gold tough before Fort High finally pulled away in the fourth quarter to nab a well-earned 48-32 win.
Sometimes it is hard to know what to expect from players at the junior level, but so far so good for the Rainy River Owl girls' basketball team this season.
The Owls played well and cruised to a 38-22 win over the Red Lake Rams in their NorWOSSA 'A' home-opener on Thursday afternoon at RRHS.
The goal each match is to get better and so far both the Rainy River Owl junior and senior boys' volleyball teams have been able to do that.
The juniors defeated the Red Lake Rams 3-0 last Thursday afternoon in their NorWOSSA 'A' home-opener at RRHS to see their league record improve to 2-3.
The defence has been solid all season and Gord McCabe is hopeful that trend will continue for the Muskie junior girls' basketball team as it winds down the NorWOSSA regular season over the next few weeks.
The Muskies improved their league record to 6-1 with a 44-19 win over the Broncos in Kenora last Wednesday, in which the Muskie coach lauded the defensive play of his squad.