Team Canada's Brett Piper (Thief River Falls Norskies) skated his way around Team U.S.A. defenceman Zach Ross (Norskies) and looked to get a scoring chance during his squad's 8-6 loss in the SIJHL's annual all-star game last Wednesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena here.
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Garrett Wojcicki (Minnesota Iron Rangers) of Team U.S.A. looked to fire one into the gaping net during his squad's 8-6 win over Team Canada in the SIJHL's annual all-star game last night at the Ice For Kids Arena. Despite being unable to finish this glorious scoring chance, Wojcicki redeemed himself with a third-period marker.
Muskie Martina Woods was knocked down to the ice from behind while trying to chase down International Falls Broncos' captain Taylor Sears during Fort High's 2-1 overtime win in the opener of their annual two-game “Border Battle” exhibition series Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The two teams will lock horns again in the series finale Jan. 21 in the Falls.
While the results may not have gone their way, Team Jackson is looking back fondly on their time at the Travelers Curling Club national championship last week in Miramichi, N.B.
It's been a rough start to the NorWOSSA regular season for the Muskie boys' hockey team.
Not in terms of how they've played but in how depleted the roster has become due to a rash of early injuries.
The Muskies headed into Friday's home-opener against the defending NorWOSSA champion Sioux Lookout Warriors with three defencemen on the shelf and knew they would be in tough.
The Fort Frances Lakers knew this recent stretch of games was going to be tough for them.
The last four all came against the first- and second-place teams in the SIJHL in the Thunder Bay North Stars and Red Lake Miners.
Unfortunately for the Lakers, all ended in losses, including a pair of 5-2 setbacks to those clubs over the weekend here.
It will be a season full of learning for the youthful Muskie girls' hockey team.
The black-and-gold were taken to school by the more experienced Dryden Eagles on Sunday afternoon, with the visitors using a three-goal outburst late in the third period to snag a valuable two points with a 4-1 win in NorWOSSA action at the Ice For Kids Arena.
A year later and the mindset is still the same for the Muskie junior girls' volleyball team: win NorWOSSA gold.
The black-and-gold head into this season having done exactly that back in February, when they swept the host Dryden Eagles 3-0 in the final to cap an impressive season in which they compiled a 7-1 record during the regular season.
It's all systems go for the Muskie senior and junior boys' basketball teams.
Both teams were able to get in some game action recently in order to fine-tune their skills ahead of their NorWOSSA regular-season opener next Tuesday (Dec. 4) against the host Kenora Broncos.
Fort Frances Lakers' goalie Matt Booth made an outstanding blocker save to keep Red Lake Miners' forward Ben Jossinet from scoring during the second period of his squad's 5-2 loss Saturday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Fort Frances native finished with 24 saves in a losing cause.