Raymond Roy’s rink downed Lorne Jackson 8-3 in the final of the Zone 7 mixed curling playdowns in Rainy River on Sunday to earn a berth at the six-team district playdowns starting tomorrow in Kenora.
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“How high do you put your treestand in the tree” is one of the most asked questions of professionals in the hunting industry.
It’s like someone’s waiting to hear that there’s a “special height,” and the reason they haven’t harvested a good buck is because they’ve been two feet off the mark the whole time.
Emo teams played .500 hockey against opponents at the Emo Arena this past week.
In Novice action, the Emo Rockets scored in the first period and then netted to more tallies in the third for a 3-0 shutout against visiting Rainy River.
Brady Baker, Ryan Witherspoon, and Charlie DeBungie scored for the Rockets.
Heading into last weekend’s action against the Hammarskjold Vikings (Thunder Bay), the Muskie senior girls’ basketball team knew they would have to take their game to a higher level.
The Mine Centre girls’ grade eight volleyball team won its second-straight tournament Saturday, downing Atikokan 15-8, 10-15, and 15-6 to capture the first-annual Gilson Classic at St. Francis School here.
Mine Centre finished first in the round-robin to earn a bye into the final. Meanwhile, Atikokan swept St. Francis in the semi-final 15-13 and 15-12 to secure the other berth.
The Muskies finished the fifth-annual “Scrimmagefest” in Warroad over the weekend with a 2-2 record but head coach Glen Edwards came away liking what he saw.
In fact, you could argue he feels much better about his team as they prepare for their NorWOSSA season-opener here tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. against the Kenora Broncos.
Last week’s first significant snowfall, along with another winter storm watch in effect for today, has left snowmobilers and dealers alike optimistic for the season ahead.
After a dreadful season last winter for sledders due to above normal temperatures and a lack of snow, everyone is expecting a much better ride this year.
Dr. Albert Bellers’ two sons are left without a team while they await word on whether they can play at the ‘AA’ Atom level in Baudette this season.
Greg and Jeremy Beller are still practising with their Baudette team but they remain ineligible to play in the U.S. by the Minnesota Amateur Hockey Association.
The Emo Wings are still having problems winning a game against the Rockets in Novice hockey action.
Chris Mutz scored twice in the third period while Bryan Wayash netted a single to pace the Rockets to a 3-1 victory. Jordan Davis replied for the Wings, also in the third frame.
While the Muskie volleyball teams had trouble making the trip to Whitefish Bay yesterday through the blizzard to close out their NorWOSSA regular seasons, they had even more trouble on the court.
In fact, they probably wish they hadn’t made the trip at all.