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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Several local runners excelled at the 46th-annual Mid-Canada Elementary School Run held Saturday at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay.
Although school are permitted and encouraged to bring teams of eight to this annual event, district runners ran as individuals.
In the girls' race, Alexia Gate of Nestor Falls School finished first with a time of 11:53.
The Muskie junior girls' basketball team has had little trouble beating its NorWOSSA opponents so far this season.
The black-and-gold now have shown they can hold their own against the best Thunder Bay has to offer after returning from the annual Tiger Classic tournament last week with a 2-1 record.
The Rainy River Community College Voyageurs' women's volleyball team performed well at the Crossover Tourney at Anoka Ramsey CC last week.
They lost to a good Rochester team 22-25, 18-25, and 25-27.
RRCC defeated Riverland 30-28, 25-14, and 25-22.
Sandy Thompson had 13 kills and nine digs while Karli Phillips had 32 set assists.
The Muskie football team ended the WHSFL regular season on a three-game losing skid.
The squad will have to turn that around—and fast—in order to extend its season.
The playoff picture has been painted, with the black-and-gold set to host the Maples Marauders tomorrow at 3 p.m. as they begin their hunt for the WHSFL Bowl title.