Heading into their first-ever trip to the national junior women’s curling playdowns that wrapped up last week in Kelowna, B.C., Angela Lee’s Stratton rink knew experience would be an important factor in staying competitive.
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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.
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.
Paul Dobransky of the Fort Frances Judo Club won all three of his matches Saturday to capture the gold medal in the boys’ under-35 kg, orange-brown division at the 1999 Inner City Judo Open at Tec Voc High School in Winnipeg.
The Muskie junior boys’ basketball team used a 9-0 third-quarter run en route to a 39-18 win over the Dryden Eagles in the seventh-place game at a tournament in Kenora last weekend.
The Muskies, who took control of the game early with an impressive 13-2 run in the first quarter, used a strong, balanced scoring attack to down the Eagles.
Susie Grynol and Hillary Morgan travelled to Ottawa last weekend to jump in the third Ontario trampoline qualifier.
The pair were a bit apprehensive competing against the best clubs in Ontario—and Canada—but they came back smiling and very pleased.
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.
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.
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.
As last Friday’s contest between the Muskies and the Dryden Eagles wore on, the question wasn’t if the black-and-gold were going to take over but rather when.