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Muskie girls awards

The Muskie girls' hockey team held its annual awards banquet Friday night at Fort High. Posing with their respective trophies were Siobhan MacKintosh (most improved), left, Annalise (CC) Hayes (MVP), Taylor Croswell (most sportsmanlike), Avery Cates (most dedicated), Jenna Clendenning (Scott Clendenning Award), Katelyn Gurniak (co-rookie of the year), and Kelsey Langtry (coaches award).

FN firefighters

Sheldon Adams, left, Tyler Yatchuk, Matt Smith, Don Smith, Shawn Brown, Elias Bird, and Ryan Jack were among the class of 37 First Nations' firefighters who graduated recently from the Six Nations fire training academy.

Grappling

Fort Frances native Vai Lockman broke his opponent down during a match at a tournament in Virginia, Mn. on Saturday. The Mighty Mustang youth wrestling program member, which is based out of International Falls, finished in top spot in the 55- to 60-pound division.

Muskies return

The Muskie girls' hockey team was welcomed back by their loyal supporters Saturday afternoon in the parking lot of the Memorial Sports Centre here. The black-and-gold had just returned after finishing fourth at the OFSAA 'A/AA' championships in Timmins last week to wrap up an impressive season.

Perfect end

The Muskie boys' rink pulled of a rare “eight-ender” during their 11-1 win over Medway HS in just four ends last night at the OFSAA boys' and girls' curling championships at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

Choke hold

Rodger Dueck of the Mighty Mustang youth wrestling program had his opponent in all kinds of trouble with a tight headlock during one of his matches over the weekend. The International Falls native finished fourth in the 70- to 75-pound division at a tournament in Hibbing on Friday, then followed that up by snagging third place the following day in Nashwauk, Mn.

Halliday skating

Samantha Halliday, with the Border Figure Skating Club, had a solid showing over the weekend in Kingston, where she placed 12th in the STAR 6 women's event at the Skate Ontario STARSkate Provincial/Skate Ontario Adult Championships. Fellow club member Montana Plasky, meanwhile, also finished 12th in the STAR 8 women's event.