Reece Hopfner (14) and Michael Chapman teamed up to take the puck away from Wisconsin Lumberjacks' forward Nicholas Solema during the second period of the Fort Frances Lakers' 6-5 overtime loss on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. It was the first SIJHL win in franchise history for the expansion Lumberjacks.
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Charlotte Bazylewski lent some of her expertise as she taught a youngster how to curl last Thursday evening at the Fort Frances Curling Club. Former Muskie standout Hailey Beaudry also was on hand to give sweeping tips and lessons to anyone who was interested in improving their game.
Brennan Jourdain sent a backwards bump over the net and over the outstretched arms of a Dryden Eagles' defender during the first set of the Muskie junior boys' volleyball team's 2-1 loss in NorWOSSA action on Tuesday afternoon at Fort High.
Brynn Montgomery of the Dryden Eagles secured the ball and attempted a lay-up while Aurora Hutton tried to stop her during the second quarter of the Muskie senior girls' basketball team's 45-36 win in NorWOSSA action on Tuesday afternoon at Fort High. The Muskies improved to 5-1 with the win.
Emily Fitzgerald was just a little bit quicker to a loose ball than her Muskie teammate Heaven States during the second half of the junior girls' basketball team's 26-18 loss to the Dryden Eagles on Tuesday afternoon at Fort High. It was the first loss of the NorWOSSA season for the Muskies, who saw their league record fall to 5-1.
The Muskie junior and senior girls' basketball teams have been nothing short of impressive so far this season and kept that momentum rolling into a showdown with the host Sioux Lookout Warriors on Monday.
It seems a season-opening loss to the Springfield Collegiate Sabres was just the wake-up call the Muskie football team needed.
The Muskies cruised to their third-straight rout, dispatching the Tec Voc Hornets 32-0 in their annual Homecoming game on Friday afternoon at Fort High.
John Dutton couldn't have scripted a better start to the NorWOSSA season for the Muskie cross-country running team.
The Muskie coach watched in awe as the 30-member contingent Fort High sent to the annual Evergreen Classic meet in Kenora last Thursday ran strongly and each athlete finished within the top 20 of their respective race.
The injury bug has bitten the Fort Frances Lakers of late and on Saturday the team made a move to help lessen the sting.
The Lakers signed defenceman Kiernan Bailey, who will immediately fill a hole on the team's blue-line after Jarrett Blaase suffered an upper-body injury in Friday's 6-2 road win over the Dryden GM Ice Dogs.
The Fort Frances Lakers were able to get another pair of wins under their belts last week and they will be looking to build off that moving forward this SIJHL season.