Muskie forward Brett Kenny couldn't manage to get a rolling puck past Kenora Broncos' goalie Kody Huber during Fort High's 5-1 win here Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The squad, off to a 3-0-0-0 start in NorWOSSA regular-season play, next visits Dryden this coming Tuesday (Dec. 5) to face the Eagles.
You are here
The Muskie junior boys' basketball team was hard at work setting up offensive plays during practice on Thursday. The black-and-gold kicked off play with a pre-season tournament in Dryden over the weekend, where they went a perfect 5-0, highlighted by wins over the host Eagles (57-31) and Kenora Broncos (61-44).
Muskie forward Eric Pitkanen had a wide-open net as he fired one home past the Kenora Broncos' goalie during Fort High's 9-1 rout here last Tuesday night (Nov. 21). Pitkanen scored twice and added an assist to continue his hot start to the NorWOSSA regular season.
A pair of Fort William Canadians' defenders looked to keep a Thunder Bay Elks' forward from scoring during Sunday's final of a Midget 'A' tournament held here. The Elks prevailed 2-1 in overtime to claim the tourney title. The host FFMHA Gold/Blacks failed to advance past round-robin play on the weekend.
A member of the Muskie junior girls' volleyball team looked to return the ball during a day-long mini-tournament held Saturday in the small gym at Fort High and at J.W. Walker. The tournament, which also included teams from Rainy River, Atikokan, and St.
Muskie forward Taylor Croswell looked to put a backhander past Kenora Broncos' goalie Carlee Holmstrom during the black-and-gold's 20-2 blowout win here last Tuesday night (Nov. 21). Croswell scored four times to pace the Muskies' offence.
The Muskie court sports teams are hard at work preparing for their upcoming seasons.
Led by head coach Angela Petsnick, the junior boys' basketball team kicked off action over the weekend with a pre-season tournament in Dryden.
There are 12 players on the junior team this year, featuring nine returnees in Grade 10, two new Grade 10 students, and one new Grade 9 student.
The Fort Frances Aquanauts and Cyclone swim teams had quite the weekend at the Northwest Narwhal Allstate Invitational held at the Lakehead University pool in Thunder Bay.
Coach Dawnn Taylor noted six of the eight Aquanauts who competed there claimed medals over the two-day meet.
It was a tough first half of the athletic year for the Rainy River High Owls' court teams.
The senior girls' basketball team ended its season with a 4-4 record, placing fourth in the league and missing out on the NorWOSSA 'A' playoffs by just one game.
It's a tale of two different weeks for the Muskie hockey teams.
On the slate this week for the girls' squad is two home games and one on the road.
First up was a game here last night against the Kenora Broncos (the outcome wasn't known at press time).