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Fastball league hands out awards

John Desaulniers and George Oltsher were the big individual winners Saturday night at the Rainy River District Fastball League’s annual banquet at the Emo Legion.

Desaulniers, a pitcher for the Pinewood Bears, took home the Jerry Harasymyk Memorial Trophy while Oltsher, manager of the Barwick Blue Knights, captured the Shane Jarvis Memorial Trophy.

Senior hoopsters drop three straight in Dryden

Although the Muskie senior girls’ basketball team lost all three of their games over the weekend in Dryden, head coach Gord McCabe said they were simply a product of early-season mistakes.

The Muskies opened the six-team tournament by dropping a 42-28 decision to St. Pat’s (Thunder Bay), and McCabe said it was clear his team was playing its first exhibition game of the season.