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Muskies tackle Kenora tomorrow

The Muskies resume NorWOSSA action tomorrow when they head up to Kenora to tackle the Beaver Brae Broncos.

The black-and-gold are unbeaten in NorWOSSA action so far this season.

The Muskies then will play next Tuesday (Oct. 17) in Dryden before wrapping up the regular season a week from Friday (Oct. 20) here against Kenora.

Senior hoopsters fall in Kenora

The Muskie senior girls’ basketball team faced the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora) for the second time this season only it was a different outcome up there this time around.

“It didn’t go as well as I hoped,” noted head coach Paul Noonan. “It was a well-played game . . . they have got some good players.”

Players cue up for season

Local pool players are unpacking their cues and gearing up for another season with the Fort Frances mixed pool league.

“I hope this is another successful season,” said organizer Heather Gunderson. “We are hoping more people will be motivated to be involved.”

Saints march over Muskie spikers

After being trampled by the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints in the season-opener here earlier this month, the Muskies boys’ volleyball teams were hoping to shut them down up there last Thursday afternoon.

But they didn’t.

“We lost both [matches],” noted Adrian Chapman, head coach for both the junior and senior volleyball teams.

Muskie juniors edge out Saints

The Muskie junior girls’ basketball team made it two-straight over the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints, winning 31-26 up there last Thursday to go along with a victory here earlier this month.

“It was a tough game to win. Everybody played great,” enthused coach Mike Busch. “I took five rookies and six veterans and everyone stepped up and came through big for us.”

DYS hosts annual soccer tourney

Grade seven students from Donald Young School in Emo won the annual soccer tournament there last week but the grade eights didn’t do as well.

DYS beat out Riverview (Rainy River) in the final of the grade seven division (the score was not known) while the Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program topped DYS in a shoot-out in the grade eight showdown.

Pick-up basketball goes every Monday

A men’s basketball league goes Mondays from 7-9 p.m. in the FFHS gym.

“Right now, it is a pick-up league but around mid-November, we will get into a league,” enthused organizer Paul Noonan. “From the group that shows up on Mondays, we will build the teams [for the league].”

About 16-20 people have been coming out each Monday.