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Kitchen Creek preparing for Mother Nature’s worst

Greenskeeper Greg Ross has implemented a few new ideas this fall in hopes of sparing Kitchen Creek from the same kind of damage Mother Nature inflicted there last winter.

“We’ve punched three-quarter holes 10 inches deep in the greens, which helps drain the surface water and allows air and water in the roots,” noted Ross, adding the holes previously were dug only three inches deep.

Court teams split with Dryden

The Muskie senior boys’ volleyball team came up with a spirited effort yesterday afternoon to take two of three games over the visiting Dryden Eagles.

After winning the first game 15-8, the Muskies dropped the next one 15-12 before battling back for a 15-9 victory in the rubber game.

‘Bees’ upbeat despite winless season

Despite finishing the 1997 season winless in six tries, including a 30-14 loss to Roseau here last Thursday, the Muskie ‘B’ football coaching staff was elated with the progress the team had made this year.

“The kids never gave up at all," noted head coach Bob Fryer. "We had our best game of the season [Sept. 30] and then we had our best game [against Roseau].”