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Senior spikers see silver lining in loss

Although the Muskie senior girls’ volleyball team dropped its fourth-straight NorWOSSA match here last Thursday afternoon, the players found solace in the fact they stole a point from the front-running Dryden Eagles.

After getting blitzed 15-3 in the first game, the Muskies stormed back to win an exciting 15-13 decision in the second one—earning their first point of the season.

Archers on the mark with sport

It looked like something out of “Robin Hood,” only no one was wearing tights.

That was the sight above Kitchen and Bath Plus here last Wednesday as three archers—Brian Mueller, Jeff Johnston and Wade Karchuk—simultaneously drew back on their bows and aimed for the centre of the coloured rings 20 yards away.

Emo Novice teams have perfect week

Emo Novice teams raked up a 3-0 record during minor hockey action over the past week, including a 7-3 win by the Emo OPP over visiting West End Motors (Fort Frances).

Tyler Kinnear netted two goals for Emo while Chris Strachan, Jordan Davis, Matthew Beck, Ian Lougheed, and R.J. Roen added singles.

Wade Friesen (two) and Cole Derkson replied for West End Motors.

Senior spikers trounced by Kenora

Fresh off a third-place finish at a Kenora tournament last weekend, the Muskies senior girls’ volleyball team went into yesterday’s match against Kenora here on a high.

But after the dust settled, the team had reached a season low.

The Broncos dominated the Muskies in three-straight games, running away with three points by lopsided scores of 15-1, 15-8 and 15-1.

Aquanauts host development meet

The Aquanaut swim team hosted a development meet for its younger swimmers Saturday, giving them a chance to compete against another swim club from Kenora.

“It gives [the swimmers] a chance to compete at their [own] level," said Aquanaut head coach Debbie Murray. "The whole purpose is to give the kids the opportunity to compete, and it gives them a chance to succeed.”