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Lakers swept by Norskies

The Fort Frances Lakers suffered a weekend sweep at the hands of the host Thief River Falls Norskies.

A Boe Bjorge power-play goal with just over 1:30 left in regulation time saw the Norskies nab a 3-2 win Saturday night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena for their 12th-straight victory to open the regular season.

Muskies advance

The Muskie football team is on to the semi-finals of the WHSFL Bowl series.

The team learned this morning it was awarded a victory by default over the Maples Marauders after their first-round playoff showdown scheduled for here yesterday afternoon had to be cancelled due to weather conditions.

'Mother' team nets six points

How I Set Your Mother was the lone team to garner the maximum six points in Fort Frances Women's Volleyball League action last night.

Take a Hit recorded five points while Gillons' collected four.

The Volley Llamas, Duck and Dive, and Bumping Uglies all registered three points in their matches.

Let's Talk About Sets wound up with two points while Safe Sets garnered one.

Game cancelled

Mother Nature has thrown a wrench into the WHSFL playoffs.

Today's game between the Muskies and Maples Marauders, slated for 3 p.m. at Muskie Field, has been cancelled.

A snowfall warning has been issued for the region, with rain forecast to change over to the white stuff later today.

It was not known at press time when the game would be rescheduled.

Court teams take three from Broncos

The Muskie court teams took three of four matches in their final regular-season home action yesterday afternoon.

Both boys' volleyball teams earned 3-1 wins in their best-of-five showdowns against the Kenora Broncos.

The junior squad improved to 6-1 in NorWOSSA play to cement its hold on first place.

Set scores were 25-19, 21-25, 25-23, and 25-19.