While the Muskies dominated NorWOSSA football action this season with a perfect 5-0 record, defensive co-ordinator Brent DeBenedet is cautious heading into this Saturday's championship final against the Kenora Broncos.
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After losing two weeks of playing time due to the province-wide teachers' walkout, NorWOSSA has decided to scrap the two regular-season games lost for each team and conclude the regular season with one final set of games here tomorrow.
For the past 18 seasons, Terry Ogden and the Muskies have dominated the NorWOSSA hockey circuit with 14 first-place finishes while claiming two all-Ontario championships and creating a winning atmosphere here that goes unsurpassed in high school hockey.
Hockey players kicking off the 1997-98 season as Emo teams split games with their Fort Frances counterparts over the weekend.
Dale Chambers is grabbing the bull by the horns, so to speak.
In an effort to showcase the area’s wildlife, the local hunting enthusiast now is offering his talents to
measure and score animals free of charge for potential North American Big Game Trophies.
He’s confident measuring these animals can only help promote hunting here in the area.
Students aren’t back on the athletic fields yet, as some speculated might happen, after Justice James MacPherson’s denied a court injunction Monday to order teachers back to the classroom.
And NorWOSSA football convener Pete Fair warned that has “time is ticking” on the the league's football season.
Terry LaBelle knew making the transition from slotback to starting running back with the Muskie football team this season would be an interesting one.
What the 6’, 175-pounder didn’t know was that he would make that transition with such relative ease, becoming NorWOSSA’s top rusher and scorer—and playing an integral part in the team’s 5-0 record so far.
Three weeks ago, Aquanaut head coach Debbie Murray made a pact with Gavin Paull—challenging him to break the minute mark in the 100m freestyle this season.
While his previous best had been a full two seconds over that elusive mark, Murray had an inkling Paull just might reach his goal at some point this season.
After participating in a first-time basketball referee clinic here last Friday run by Gary Billings, local officials have decided to take the next step and become an accredited association.
And that’s a step in the right direction, say local officials, who stress it will add credibility to their positions.
The Muskie senior girls’ basketball team reeled off four-straight wins, including a 55-37 victory over host Sioux Lookout in the final round-robin game, to win the championship of a tournament there last weekend.
After opening the tournament with a close 34-31 win over Ignace, the black-and-gold went on to beat Atikokan 54-44 and then Rainy River 40-22.