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Lundon races to first-place finish

John Lundon beat out 24 other riders to take the checkered flag in the 500 cc division of a snowcross race in Grand Rapids, Mn. last weekend.

Lundon, 19, of here raced to four first-place finishes, a third, and a fifth on Saturday to qualify for Sunday’s semi-final, where he got a top-four placing to earn a berth into the final.

Momentum shift costs senior spikers

The Muskie senior girls’ volleyball team had the Kenora Broncos on the ropes in the NorWOSSA final there last Friday but they couldn’t deliver the knockout blow.

After winning the first two games of the best-of-five match 15-8 and 15-13, passing well, setting near perfection, and hitting the ball with authority, the proverbial wheels fell off—in a big way.

Muskies, Eagles play ‘old-fashioned’ NorWOSSA hockey

In a game with no playoff implications, the Muskies and Dryden Eagles played a playoff-style hockey game here last Friday to wrap up the NorWOSSA regular season.

Both teams came out flying, with plenty of scoring chances, fine goaltending, and big hits to set the tempo for what likely will be a prelude of the NorWOSSA final for the second-straight year.

Junior hoopsters compete in Winnipeg

The Muskie junior boys’ basketball team finished with a 1-2 record in a tournament at Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (Winnipeg) last weekend.

The black-and-gold opened the eight-team showdown Friday with a lopsided 65-20 loss to Maples Collegiate. Leading 10-9 after the first quarter, the Marauders blew the game wide open by going on a decisive 21-0 run in the second stanza.

Emo Atoms enjoy strong week

Emo Atom teams won four games and dropped just one against visiting opponents this past week.

Brian Wayash and William Brandon each scored a hat trick to fuel the Emo Rockets to a 10-3 win over the Food Town Fury (Fort Frances). Braden Baker added two goals while Chris Mutz and Charlie DeBungee netted singles.

Kyle Turgeon (two) and Boyd Badiuk replied for Food Town.

Emo Belles strike gold again

The Emo Belles, coached by Lisa Barker and Jim Gill, captured their fourth gold medal this season at a ringette tournament in Dryden last weekend.

Stacey Angus, Tea Vahamaki, and Amy Flatt led Emo with two goals apiece as the Belles edged host Dryden 7-5. Brooke Shabatura got the other goal for Emo.