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Muskies, Eagles play ‘old-fashioned’ NorWOSSA hockey

In a game with no playoff implications, the Muskies and Dryden Eagles played a playoff-style hockey game here last Friday to wrap up the NorWOSSA regular season.

Both teams came out flying, with plenty of scoring chances, fine goaltending, and big hits to set the tempo for what likely will be a prelude of the NorWOSSA final for the second-straight year.

Junior hoopsters compete in Winnipeg

The Muskie junior boys’ basketball team finished with a 1-2 record in a tournament at Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (Winnipeg) last weekend.

The black-and-gold opened the eight-team showdown Friday with a lopsided 65-20 loss to Maples Collegiate. Leading 10-9 after the first quarter, the Marauders blew the game wide open by going on a decisive 21-0 run in the second stanza.

Emo Atoms enjoy strong week

Emo Atom teams won four games and dropped just one against visiting opponents this past week.

Brian Wayash and William Brandon each scored a hat trick to fuel the Emo Rockets to a 10-3 win over the Food Town Fury (Fort Frances). Braden Baker added two goals while Chris Mutz and Charlie DeBungee netted singles.

Kyle Turgeon (two) and Boyd Badiuk replied for Food Town.

Emo Belles strike gold again

The Emo Belles, coached by Lisa Barker and Jim Gill, captured their fourth gold medal this season at a ringette tournament in Dryden last weekend.

Stacey Angus, Tea Vahamaki, and Amy Flatt led Emo with two goals apiece as the Belles edged host Dryden 7-5. Brooke Shabatura got the other goal for Emo.

Hahkala, Dobransky earn gold medals

Eight local athletes from the Fort Frances Trampoline Club travelled to Thunder Bay last weekend to compete in the provincial qualifier at the Confederation College Bubble.

Kaela Hahkala placed first in the Prov. 1 female trampoline category to earn a gold medal while Leah Nowak placed third for a bronze medal in the same category.