Muskie boys' skip Chris Silver, who is in Grade 12, bowed his head so he could receive his hard-earned gold medal to cap an excellent high school career. Silver led the black-and-gold to the title at the OFSAA curling championships with a 6-3 win over Widdifield (North Bay) on Saturday afternoon at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
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High school curling is alive and well in the Rainy River District.
That's especially true when it comes to both the Muskie and Owl girls curling teams, who had their talents on full display last week at the OFSAA curling championships that were held at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
Griffin Garuk, right, and Isaac Strom of the Atikokan Voyageurs looked to sweep a shot down the ice during their rink's 11-3 win over Crestwood Preparatory College at the OFSAA curling championships Thursday afternoon at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The squad went 1-4 in Pool 'A' play to fail to advance to the championship round.
Muskie boys' skip Chris Silver looked on hopefully as teammates Owen Riches and Jason Bazylewski went hard on their brooms to get his stone down the ice during Fort High's 11-4 loss to Aldershot HS at the OFSAA curling championships last Wednesday afternoon at the Fort Frances Curling Club. But the black-and-gold rebounded with seven-straight wins en route to capturing the gold medal.
The Muskie girls' hockey team was a force to be reckoned with all season and they proved their talent once again last week at the OFSAA 'A/AA' championships in Timmins.
Vai Lockman of Fort Frances had a “golden” performance on the mat over the weekend for the Mighty Mustang youth wrestling program in International Falls.
The Grade 3 wrestler claimed top spot in the 55- to 60-pound division at a tournament in Virginia, Mn. on Saturday, which assistant coach Jeremy Mann noted drew about 150 wrestlers.
Adam Withers scored 8:02 into overtime to lift the Fort Frances Lakers to 2-1 win over the English River Miners in Game 4 of their best-of-five quarter-final playoff series last night at the Ice for Kids Arena.
English River Miners' goalie Michael Lenko kicked a shot aside while defenceman Terix Fischer-Kobes tried to knock Fort Frances Lakers' forward Jack Bernie out of the way during the squad's 2-1 overtime loss in Game 3 of the best-of-five quarter-final playoff series Saturday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.
The Muskie boys' curling rink capped an excellent season by claiming OFSAA gold with a 6-3 win over Widdifield (North Bay) in the final Saturday afternoon at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The squad is comprised of skip Chris Silver, left, Daniel Vandenbrand, Jason Bazylewski, Owen Riches, and Ben Olson.
Talk about going out with a bang.
The Muskie boys' curling rink, comprised of Grade 12 players Chris Silver, Jason Bazylewski, and Daniel Vandenbrand, along with Owen Riches and Ben Olson, won OFSAA gold with a 6-3 win over Widdifield (North Bay) in Saturday afternoon's boys' final at the Fort Frances Curling Club.