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Sabres open trip with win

The outcome was the same, but the margin of victory was much closer than expected.

The Fort Frances Jr. Sabres (14-8-1) got two goals from Colton Kennedy en route to a 3-1 win over the Sioux Lookout Flyers 3-1 last night in the first of a five-game road swing.

Catholic board to choose chair, vice-chair

The Northwest Catholic District School Board will hold both an inaugural meeting and regular one tomorrow starting at 9:30 a.m. at the St. Francis School library.

During the inaugural meeting, there will be an election of a chair and vice-chair for the next year.

Previously, Robert van Oort of Dryden served as chair while Anne-Marie Fitzgerald of Fort Frances was vice-chair.

Muskie girls win nail-biter

It was an old-fashioned shootout at the Ice for Kids Arena here Tuesday night—with the Muskie girls’ hockey team still standing at the end.

Miranda Kellar scored twice in regulation time, and then added another in the shootout, as the black-and-gold topped the Kenora Broncos 6-5 to improve to 3-1 in NorWOSSA play.

Timbits win big

The Fort Frances Timbits girls’ hockey team claimed the Lake of the Woods tournament title in Kenora over the weekend.

The squad went undefeated through the round-robin, then capped off their crown with a thrilling win over Emo in the final.

EWC to hold draw on Saturday

The top 50 finishers from the 2008 Emo Walleye Classic made their Nov. 15 deadline and are registered for next May’s tournament, but six more teams will have their names drawn for positions #50-#56 this Saturday (Dec. 6) during “Holly Daze” in Emo.

The draw will be held at 3 p.m. at Tompkins Hardware.

Junior spikers host tourneyStaff The Muskie junior girls’ volleyball team opened action with a home tournament over the weeken

The Muskie junior girls’ volleyball team opened action with a home tournament over the weekend.

The team was split into two squads and fared well during round-robin play, but both teams were eliminated in the quarter-finals.

Dominos win

Dominos beat Taggs Source for Sports 76-59 in the only men’s basketball league game Monday night at Fort High (the Muskies were across in the Falls for a scrimmage).

John Sivonen led the Dominos’ attack with 27 points while Morgan Anderson replied with 23 for Taggs.