Both the Muskie and Owl girls' rinks have soared out of the gate at the OFSAA boys' and girls' curling championships being held this week at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
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The Muskie girls' hockey team is heading in the right direction in its attempt to bring home a provincial title.
The black-and-gold, seeded third in the 16-team tournament, advanced to the quarter-finals of the OFSAA 'A/AA' girls' hockey championships in Timmins after edging 16th-ranked St. Joseph CSS (Mississauga) 4-3 this morning to finish atop Pool 'C' play with a 3-0 record.
Guest speakers Jackie McCormick and Trevor Bonot offered words of encouragement for all the athletes attending the OFSAA curling banquet last night in the Fort High gym.
Muskie girls' curler Katrina Slomke was working diligently on her shot-delivery skills during practice Friday afternoon at the Fort Frances Curling Club. Slomke is member of Tory Beaudry's rink, who will try to build off their silver-medal finish at NWOSSAA as they host the OFSAA curling championships today through Saturday.
Some 34 teams have flocked to Fort Frances this week for the boys' and girls' OFSAA curling championships that kicked off this morning and run through Saturday at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
It's the first time since 1981 that Fort Frances has been selected to host the all-Ontarios in curling.
Muskie boys' skip Chris Silver knew exactly just where he wanted to place his shot during practice Friday afternoon at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The black-and-gold have aspirations of provincial gold as they host the OFSAA curling championships today through Saturday.
It was a pretty impressive weekend on the mat for members of the Mighty Mustang youth wrestling program in International Falls.
The squad competed in a pair of tournaments over the weekend, which was highlighted by a multitude of top-three finishes.
Teagan Green of the Falls nabbed first place in the 60- to 65-pound division at a tourney in Hibbing on Friday.
It wasn't exactly a picturesque ending to the regular season for the Fort Frances Lakers.
A pair of weekend home losses, starting with 4-3 shootout defeat to the Dryden GM Ice Dogs on Friday night and then a 2-1 overtime setback the following night against the Thief River Falls Norskies, left the Lakers mired in a seven-game skid.
Fort Frances Lakers' affiliate player James Gushulak tried to bowl his way to the front of the Dryden GM Ice Dogs' net for a loose puck during his squad's 4-3 shootout loss Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.
A pair of local figure skaters did their best to showcase their talents over the weekend.
Both Samantha Halliday and Montana Plasky of the Border Figure Skating Club had solid performances at the Skate Ontario STARSkate Provincial/Skate Ontario Adult Championships in Kingston.