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Muskie boys sweep Rams on road

The Muskie boys’ hockey team headed to Red Lake over the weekend and came home with two big wins to improve their NorWOSSA record to 3-1.

The black-and-gold opened the two-game series with an 11-1 romp on Friday night backstopped by Jamison Shortreed in goal.

Fellow Grade 10 goalie Devin Stromness started Saturday’s game, which the Muskies took by a 6-2 score.

Muskie girls fall short in Altona

The Muskie girls’ offence was stellar through three games at the W.C. Miller Invitational hockey tournament in Altona, Man. over the weekend—then it was stymied in the game that mattered most.

Needing a win to advance to Sunday’s final, the black-and-gold instead fell 3-1 to the host W.C. Miller Aces in their final pool game.

Novice girls win gold in Kenora

The local Novice Timbits girls’ hockey team travelled to Kenora and came home with gold medals for their effort.

The team wrapped up a perfect 4-0 tournament record with a 3-2 shootout victory over Emo in the final.

Kelsey Langtry scored the shootout winner while Annalise Hayes netted both goals in regulation time.

Men’s hoops league opens

The local men’s basketball circuit tipped off Monday at the Fort High gym with Domino’s bouncing the Muskie senior boys’ team 73-60 while La Place Rendez-Vous downed Taggs 68-60.

John Sivonen led the Domino’s attack with 22 points while Jeremy Strain netted 18 in a losing effort for the Muskies.

Wildcats show promise

The local Pharmasave Wildcats Midget girls’ hockey team earned three ties en route to the consolation title at the “November Chill” tournament in Thunder Bay over the weekend.

The squad opened the tournament with a come-from-behind 4-4 tie against the Dryden Eliminators.

Bronze medal for local PeeWee girls’ team

The local Kitowski Trucking PeeWee girls’ hockey squad wrapped up the “November Chill” tournament in Thunder Bay with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Dryden Herricanes to secure the bronze medal with a 4-1 overall record.

Sarah Milling scored in the overtime to lead Fort Frances to victory. Angel McCormack and Claire Sandelovich had scored in the opening period.