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Sabres blank Diesels

There’s no place like home.

Backed by a 24-save effort by Ryan Faragher and four points from a red-hot Kyle Turgeon, the Fort Frances Jr. Sabres continued their home-ice dominance with a 5-0 shutout over the Schreiber Diesels last night.

Catholic board reports surplus

FORT FRANCES—The Northwestern Catholic District School Board reported to being in a good financial position at Tuesday night’s monthly board meeting.

The 2007-08 audited financial statements and manager letter were presented for approval to the board, with one highlight being a surplus of $691,238.

Hoopsters win pair in Baudette

The Muskie senior and junior boys’ basketball squads made a statement Tuesday night.

Both went to Baudette and returned home with convincing exhibition victories over the Lake of the Woods Bears.

The seniors coasted to a 66-36 win, getting 21 points from Jeremy Strain, 16 from Garnet Cornell, and 10 from Justin Anderson.

Girls teams fare well in Hibbing

The annual Hibbing/Chisolm 12U and 14U girls’ hockey tournament was lauded for its hockey and hospitality over the weekend as five Fort Frances teams made the trek south to compete.

PeeWee (12U) teams from Superior, Wis., Minneapolis, Moose Lake, Silver Bay, and Hibbing joined local squads Lakewood Tire, Super 8, and Kitowski Trucking to form an eight-team division.

Men’s hoops

Dominos remained unbeaten in local men’s league basketball action Monday night with an 82-69 win over the Muskies.

Nick Schlesser delivered 22 points for Dominos while Garnet Cornell had a game-high 26 for Fort High.

In the late game, La Place Rendez-Vous beat Taggs 60-44, led by Aaron Rost’s 23 points.