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Lakers put a muzzle on Ice Dogs

The Fort Frances Lakers used a pair of first-period power-play goals to nab a 5-1 road win over the Dryden GM Ice Dogs last night in SIJHL action at the Memorial Arena in Dryden.

The game originally was supposed to take place at the Lac Seul Events Centre, but ice plant issues at the venue resulted in the game needing to be moved back to Dryden.

Owls' volleyball squads excited for the playoffs after triple wins

They were a dominant force all season and the Rainy River Owls' junior girls' volleyball team finished the NorWOSSA 'A' regular season off strong as they won all three of their final league games last week at RRHS.

Those wins gave the Owls a perfect 10-0 record and a first-place bye to the NorWOSSA final, which is slated for tomorrow in Atikokan.

Muskie boys go unbeaten at showcase hockey tournament

Although they would have liked to score more goals, it was still an impressive weekend overall for the Muskie boys' hockey team.

The black-and-gold compiled a perfect 4-0 record at the annual Scott Clendenning Memorial Showcase held here Friday through Sunday, showing the talent that has made them the top team in NorWOSSA play thus far.

Lakers split both weekend matches

It's been an up and down season for the Fort Frances Lakers and it was much of the same over the weekend.

A spirited effort saw the Lakers pull out a 5-2 win over the visiting Red Lake Miners on Friday night but it was a much different story for the squad yesterday afternoon as a lackadaisical effort led to a 3-0 loss to the expansion Wisconsin Lumberjacks.