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Muskie girls win yet again

Losses have been few and far between for the Muskie girls’ hockey team so far this season.

That trend continued Tuesday night with a 5-1 exhibition win over the host Babbitt Knights—giving the Muskies three-straight victories since their 2-1 loss to the Kelvin Clippers in the final of the Northern Shield Classic tournament in Dryden on Nov. 30.

Fitzgerald named chair

The Northwest Catholic District School Board selected its new chair and vice-chair for the coming year on Saturday.

Fort Frances trustee Anne-Marie Fitzgerald, who previously served as vice-chair, was chosen to be the chair while Dryden trustee John Borst was selected as vice-chair.

No major damage at AGS

An ongoing investigation into a blast that rocked the Atikokan generating station last week doesn’t appear to have caused any major damage, according to Ontario Power Generation spokesman Ted Gruetzner.

“It doesn’t appear that there’s been any major damage,” he said of the plant.

Court teams sweep Kenora

The Muskie senior and junior boys’ basketball teams both tipped off their NorWOSSA seasons with victories over the host Kenora Broncos yesterday.

The juniors, led by Dustin Eyolfson’s 14 points, coasted to a 34-11 victory.

“We’re just playing half-court man with a little bit of pressure,” junior coach Greg Ste. Croix said by phone immediately following the win.

Youth bowlers roll off in Timmins

Six local junior and senior YBC bowlers made the long trek to Timmins for the provincial round of the Youth Challenge tournament on Saturday.

The boys’ team, consisting of Travis Bois, Tyler Good, Donny Brown, and Lyle Dolph (coached by Carolyn Stamarski), finished sixth while Tylyn Silander helped the girls’ team to a fourth-place showing.