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Jackson finishes fourth at ‘Scott’ playdowns in Kenora

Although Kathie Jackson was pleased with her 5-4 record and fourth-place showing at the provincial Scott Tournament of Hearts in Kenora last week, she knew she was just a few shots away from finishing much higher.

“We curled well but we should have won two more games," Jackson lamented yesterday morning. ”We should have beaten [Heather] Houston.

Gushulak edged in playoff at mixed playdowns

Matt Gushulak’s dream of advancing to the Bantam mixed provincial playdowns were dashed with his final shot Sunday morning at the association playdowns in Marathon.

Trailing Rob Skinner (Fort William) 5-4 with the hammer in the eighth and final end, Gushulak missed with his last stone, ending the Fort Frances rink’s chance to advance to the provincials in Peterborough next month.

Floor teams split with Kenora

The Muskie senior boys’ basketball team continued its offensive woes in Kenora, dropping a 53-35 decision to the host Broncos in NorWOSSA action yesterday afternoon.

“We continue to have a lack of scoring punch," co-coach Paul Noonan said afterwards. ”We missed easy shots and missed lay-ups.

“We just couldn’t seem to score.”

Atikokan squads strike gold

The Atikokan Angels skated away with the gold medal in both the Belle and Tween divisions at a ringette tournament in Emo last weekend.

In the Belle final against the Emo Bandits, the Angels skated hard, handled the “puck” with authority, and shut down Emo’s offence, especially in the second half, en route to a 6-2 win.