A member of the Kenor District's Northwest EMS hockey team put a backhander past the Rainy River District Paramedic Services' goalie during the second period of a 7-5 win in a charity game last Thursday afternoon at the '52 Canadians Arena.
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The Muskie court sports teams weren't exactly in a giving mood yesterday afternoon.
All four squads emerged victorious in NorWOSSA action against the visiting Kenora Broncos.
Kobi Ward had 22 points as the senior boys' basketball team edged the Broncos 56-55 to improve to 2-1 on the season.
Aaron Bujold added 19 in the win that went right down to the final buzzer.
It was almost a perfect day for the Muskie court teams Tuesday against the visiting Dryden Eagles.
Michael Vanderaa had 14 points as the junior boys' basketball team routed the Eagles 71-26 to improve to 1-1 in NorWOSSA play.
Meanwhile, the senior boys dropped to 1-1 on the season following a tough 99-73 loss to Dryden.
It was double trouble for the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints on Tuesday as both Muskie hockey teams went to Kenora and skated away with victories.
The girls' squad squared off in an afternoon affair, with the Muskies eking out a 3-2 win to improve to 6-0-1 on the NorWOSSA season.
Captain Annalise ('CC') Hayes opened the scoring at 4:54 of the first period.
Tuesday night featured a battle of old versus young, as well as a pair of undefeated juggernauts facing off in Fort Frances Men's Basketball League action.
The first game of the evening had the Revco Renegades taking on the Muskie senior boys' team.
In the end, it was the mature, crafty, and slick passing veterans of Revco who held on to beat the young-running Muskies 63-55.
They say a two-goal lead in hockey is the hardest to protect, but the Fort Frances Lakers found that to be untrue last night.
The Lakers (6-17-1-1) couldn't hold a pair of one-goal leads as the host Dryden GM Ice Dogs (18-3-4-1) rallied for 3-2 victory.
It was the Lakers' eighth loss in a row.
Muskie forward Reece McQuaker looked to circle the puck from behind her own net during the third period of Fort High's 5-2 win over the Dryden Eagles on Monday night at the Emo/La Vallee Community Centre. McQuaker had an assist on the night to help the black-and-gold's cause.
This week sees both the Muskie girls' and boys' hockey teams with multiple games on their schedules.
The girls' kicked off action Monday night with an impressive 5-2 win over the Dryden Eagles at the Emo/La Vallee Community Centre.
The victory avenged a 5-4 overtime loss the Muskies had suffered at the hands of those same Eagles last Wednesday in Dryden.
Local youths had a blast on the ice while participating in the Canada 150 “Skating Day" held Sunday afternoon at the '52 Canadians Arena. The event, which was free to the community and ran from 1-3 p.m., featured free skating instruction, on-ice games, and face-painting, as well as a "Canada 150”-themed cake and various refreshments.
Junior Muskie Michael Vanderaa looked to stuff Connor Lind of the Atikokan Voyageurs on Friday during an exhibition tournament held here. The black-and-gold went on to win the game 29-15 en route to a perfect 4-0 record for the weekend. Also competing in the tournament were the Kenora Broncos, St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora), and Churchill (Thunder Bay).