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Voter turnout hits 30 percent so far

Many town residents already have cast their ballot either online or over the phone for the local municipal and school board elections.

As of 11 a.m. today (Oct. 19), some 1,581 people out of the 5,179 eligible voters had cast their ballots, which put the total voter turnout at 30.22 percent since voting opened at 8:30 a.m. this past Monday (Oct. 15).

Eight Muskies make OFSAA

In what will come as a shock to few, the Muskie cross-country team dazzled at the NWOSSAA championships yesterday on the Kamview Ski Trails in Thunder Bay.

The black-and-gold saw eight of their 13 runners qualify for the all-Ontarios, slated for Nov. 3 in Burlington.

Fort High finished fourth overall out of the 13 schools that competed at NWOSSAA this year.

Muskie teams win three

Three of the four Muskie court teams came away victorious against the Dryden Eagles in NorWOSSA action here Tuesday afternoon.

The junior girls' basketball squad downed Dryden 42-35 to improve their league record to 4-1.

Keisha Debungie led the black-and-gold offensively with a 20-point performance.

Justine Linklater and Tatum Glowasky each added eight points.

Muskies' win streak dashed

On a frigid Autumn afternoon, the Muskie football team was left frozen in their annual Homecoming game.

The St. John's Tigers came to town and rode away with a valuable two points in the standings after a 21-13 victory in WHSFL action at Fort High.

The loss also snapped a four-game winning streak for the black-and-gold.

Lakers get split

The Fort Frances Lakers were able to put any thoughts of going on an early-season slide to bed Saturday night.

After dropping a second-straight game Friday night by a 4-2 score to the visiting Thief River Falls Norskies, the Lakers rebounded in a big way with a 5-0 shutout of the Minnesota Iron Rangers (0-5-0-0) in Hoyt Lakes.

Muskies sweep Broncos

Talk about a day of Muskie dominance.

All four court sports teams came away victorious against the visiting Kenora Broncos on Thursday afternoon at Fort High.

The senior boys' volleyball squad nabbed its first win of the season to improve to 1-3 in NorWOSSA play.