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Squash battle

Bob Shine looked to unleash a backhander off the wall and towards his opponent, Sean Cameron, during the men's 'A' Open final of the Sunset Country Squash Club's 32nd-annual La Place Rendez-Vous Open on Sunday afternoon at the Memorial Sports Centre. Cameron won the match 3-0 to snare the division crown.

Taking the 'plunge'

A total of 19 jumpers braved frigid temperatures to participate in the Voyageur Lions Club of Fort Frances' annual “Polar Plunge” yesterday on Sand Bay near La Place Rendez-Vous. The event, which sees participants raise pledges for charities and then split the proceeds with the club, brought in around $8,000 this year.

Tossed teddy bears

Alex Gartzke (#11) helped her teammates gather up all the teddy bears that had been tossed onto the ice after she scored the first goal for the Muskie girls' hockey team during the first period of their 6-5 loss to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints in their annual “Teddy Bear Toss” game last Tuesday night at the '52 Canadians Arena.

Goalie shove

St. Thomas Aquinas Saints' goalie Sarah From let Jill Calder know she was an unwelcome guest in front of her net as she tried to shove her away during the third period of the visitors' 6-5 win over the Muskie girls' hockey team last Tuesday night at the '52 Canadians Arena.

Dropping puck

Brady Bodnarchuk looked to win a face-off in his own zone during the first period of the Muskie boys' hockey team's 5-4 win over the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints last Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The black-and-gold (5-2) will resume NorWOSSA action Jan. 8 when they visit the Red Lake Rams.

Sr. spikers shine in Thunder Bay

It was a weekend to remember for the Muskie senior girls' volleyball team.

The black-and-gold went a perfect 7-0 en route to claiming the title at the Tiger Spike-off tournament held Friday and Saturday in Thunder Bay.

Fort High beat the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora) in three sets by scores of 25-14, 14-25, and 16-14 in Saturday's final to snare the gold.