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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.

Local jr. curlers advance

A pair of local junior curlers have advanced to their respective provincial playdowns next month.

Jenna Enge of Devlin, a member of Sarah Lang’s rink out of the Fort William Curling Club in Thunder Bay, went a perfect 4-0 at the Junior Inter-Regionals 1&2 playdowns in Kakabeka Falls over the weekend to earn a provincial berth at the ladies’ showdown in early January.

Taggs complete tourney hat trick

The local Taggs Source for Sports Bantam ‘AA’ hockey team came home with a tournament title for the third-straight weekend.

The squad completed the hat trick with a 5-3 win over the River East Marauders (Winnipeg) in the final of the 20th-annual Pizza Hut/Grand Portage Lodge and Casino Bantam ‘AA’ tournament in Thunder Bay after previous tournament wins in Dryden and here at home.

Higgins appointed as trustee

Terry Higgins will be sworn in tonight as the newest trustee for the Rainy River District School Board.

“I’m just excited,” said Higgins. “I’m one of those people who believes in becoming involved within our communities and I’m going to give it all my effort that the position deserves.”