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Seniors spiked in quarter-finals

The Muskie senior girls’ volleyball team were beaten 2-1 in their best-of-three quarter-final showdown with the Dryden Eagles to get bounced from the St. Pat’s Invitational tournament in Thunder Bay last weekend.

Dryden won the first game 15-6 but the Muskies roared back with a 15-10 victory to send the match to a third and deciding game, which the Eagles won 15-10.

Panthers pounce on Lions

The Emo Panthers hosted the Fort Frances Lions in PeeWee action last week and skated away with a 6-2 win, netting four goals in the third period to ice the game.

Daniel Hettinga tallied four times for the home team while J.J. Landry and Josh Mann added singles. T. Shannon and Terry Kellar scored for the Lions.

Junior cheerleaders tops in Winnipeg

Competing in their first-ever cheerleading meet, the Muskie junior squad stole the show at a four-team showdown at Maples Collegiate High School in Winnipeg on Sunday.

The Muskies, the only team from outside Manitoba, scored an impressive 326 total points to finish first, well ahead of the second-place team which ended up with 284 points.

Muskies win hoop tourney at Kenora

The Muskie senior boys’ basketball team claimed its first Kenora Invitational Tournament title with a thrilling 62-59 victory over the Churchill Bulldogs (Winnipeg) there Saturday.

Trailing 31-20 at the half to the much taller Bulldogs, the Muskies starting hitting their shots and taking the ball hard to the basket in the second half.

Lee rink drops to 2-6

With only four games national junior women’s curling playdowns, Angela Lee’s Stratton rink had their record fall to two and six by press time after losing a squeaker to Suzanne Gaudet’s PEI team this morning.

Both teams jumped onto the ice with impressive scores at the beginning of the game, with PEI taking three rocks in the first end and Lee’s rink taking four the second.