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B•Macs claim consolation crown

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.

Spikers finish third at Dryden tourney

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.

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.