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Rainy River nets Panthers

After winning the PeeWee tournament in Baudette, the Emo Panthers were no match against Rainy River, coming out on the short end of a 3-1 score.

Kevin Norberg (Rainy River) and Daniel Hettinga (Emo) exchanged goals in the second period but it was all Rainy River in the third as Jason Seguin and Alex Matthew netted goals to ice the win.

KCs capture own tourney crown

The local KC ‘AA’ PeeWee hockey team weren’t gracious hosts last weekend, winning their own tournament by doubling the River East Marauders (Winnipeg) 6-3 here Sunday in the final.

Ian Lockman led the way with three goals and an assist. Jeremy Bell scored a pair and added two assists while Dennis Morrison netted the other goal.

Aquanauts make splash in Thunder Bay

Despite the fact two club records were smashed at last weekend’s Thunderbolts Invitational meet in Thunder Bay, Aquanaut head coach Debbie Murray preferred not to single out any one swimmer as having stood out above the rest.

Rather, she admitted she’s never seen her swimmers perform as well as a group at one particular meet.

Arpin races to world championship

Competing at his first-ever World Championship Snowmobile Derby last weekend in Eagle River, Wis., Steve Arpin admitted he was nervous before each race.

In fact, the 15-year-old Fort High student admitted he couldn’t even talk before his race.

But then again, who says you have to talk to be a good racer.

Fort teams win tourney titles

Second-period tallies from S. Bliss, G. Madill, and B. Mainville helped the Tooks Hawks (Fort Frances) to a 5-1 victory over Atikokan in the final of the 10-team Emo Cowboys tournament Sunday afternoon.

Bliss put the Hawks up 1-0 with a goal in the first while R. Anderson netted an insurance marker in the third. Atikokan got its lone tally in the second frame.

Cowboys win their own tourney

The Emo Cowboys downed the Whitefish Bay Rangers 6-2 on Sunday afternoon to win their own Bantam tournament at the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre.

The Cowboys jumped on the scoreboard first on Donald Kellar’s marker, assisted by Matt Meyers, at the five-minute mark of the opening frame.