As 15,846 spectators paid their final respects to Maple Leaf Gardens last Saturday night, two of those sitting in the “grays” made the trip from Fort Frances.
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The Sunset Country Ford Mustangs dropped a 2-1 decision to Dryden in the semi-finals here Sunday morning to get knocked out of their own ‘AA’ Atom tournament
Cody Szachury and Marion Gardner scored first-period goals to stake Dryden to a 2-0 lead.
Two weeks ago, the Muskie senior boys’ basketball team won their first-ever Kenora Invitational Tournament crown.
They followed that up last weekend by winning the tournament title in Winkler, Man., then proceeded to upset the International Falls split squad of junior and senior varsity players 71-61 here Monday night.
Not a bad stretch of games in February.
Heading into their first-ever trip to the national junior women’s curling playdowns that wrapped up last week in Kelowna, B.C., Angela Lee’s Stratton rink knew experience would be an important factor in staying competitive.
The local B•Macs won the consolation final at a Bantam ‘AA’ hockey tournament in Thunder Bay on Sunday by downing the Neebing Hawks 5-2.
A.J. Tucker, Kevin Webb, Jordy Shannon, Bryce Witherspoon, and Kris Esselink all scored in the win.
The B•Macs reached the consolation final after beating the North End Flyers (Thunder Bay) by that same 5-2 count on Saturday.
The Muskie senior girls’ volleyball team took two of three games from Atikokan to claim third place at a tournament in Dryden last weekend.
And they did it in dramatic fashion.
After dropping the first game 15-13, the Muskies trailed 12-8 in the second one. But they fought back to eke out a 16-14 win, then won the third and deciding game 15-12 to win the match.
Paul Dobransky of the Fort Frances Judo Club won all three of his matches Saturday to capture the gold medal in the boys’ under-35 kg, orange-brown division at the 1999 Inner City Judo Open at Tec Voc High School in Winnipeg.
The Muskie junior boys’ basketball team used a 9-0 third-quarter run en route to a 39-18 win over the Dryden Eagles in the seventh-place game at a tournament in Kenora last weekend.
The Muskies, who took control of the game early with an impressive 13-2 run in the first quarter, used a strong, balanced scoring attack to down the Eagles.
Susie Grynol and Hillary Morgan travelled to Ottawa last weekend to jump in the third Ontario trampoline qualifier.
The pair were a bit apprehensive competing against the best clubs in Ontario—and Canada—but they came back smiling and very pleased.
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.