Muskie goalie Darian Klem fell with his back to the ice as he attempted to cover up a loose puck in his crease while teammate Brady Bodnarchuk looked to tie up Mason Spencer of the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora) during the third period of Fort High's 6-3 win in the opener of the best-of-three NorWOSSA semi-final series last night at the Ice For Kids Arena.
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It will be all systems go for the Muskie boys' hockey team as they open the NorWOSSA playoffs tonight.
The black-and-gold head into the post-season as the top seed after finishing the regular season with a 12-3 record.
With a league title under its belt, the Muskie senior girls' volleyball team now is looking to prove its mettle against the St. Ignatius Falcons (Thunder Bay) at the best-of-three NWOSSAA championship, which runs this Friday and Saturday at Fort High.
The winner advances to the all-Ontarios, which are slated for March 4-6 in Ahmerstburg.
To be the best, you have to beat the best—and that's what the Muskie senior boys' basketball team is focused on.
The black-and-gold capped a wonderful season in NorWOSSA play with a championship crown as they beat the second-place Dryden Eagles 67-53 in the final Friday night in Kenora.
The St. Thomas Aquinas Saints of Kenora took all four regular-season meetings against the Muskie girls' hockey team but the black-and-gold are hoping the post-season proves to be a much different story.
Noah Loveday looked to clear the puck out of his own zone with a stiff backhand during a penalty kill in the second period of the Fort Frances Lakers' 5-0 loss to the Thunder Bay North Stars on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Lakers were slated to face those same North Stars last night, with the outcome not known as of press time.
Jayce Gavel of the Fort Frances Fine Foods Fury got tangled up and knocked to the ice by a Fort Frances Taggs' opponent Sunday morning during his squad's 3-2 shootout loss in the bronze-medal game of the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association's annual Novice tournament.
Ben Latter of the Fort Frances Armstrong Crushers looked to skate the puck out from behind his own net as he was watched closely by Nash Dolyny of the Fort Frances DC Giants during his squad's 6-4 loss Sunday in the final of the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association's annual Novice tournament. Both local squads had compiled 4-0 records heading into the championship game.
Andrew Booth of the Fort Frances Fine Foods Fury lifted a backhander up-and-over Fort Frances Taggs' goalie Jesse Homer on Sunday morning during the second period of his squad's 3-2 shootout loss in the bronze-medal game of the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association's annual Novice tournament. Both squads had compiled a 3-1 record heading into the game.
It truly is the “dog days” of the SIJHL regular season and it has had its effect on the Fort Frances Lakers.
The undermanned Lakers weren't able to keep up with the league-leading Thunder Bay North Stars in a 5-0 loss here Friday night but rebounded with a big 6-2 win over the visiting Minnesota Iron Rangers in a Family Day matinee.