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Woodland back with Lakehead coaching staff

Former Muskie Evan Woodland once again will be involved with the game he loves.

The Lakehead University men's basketball team announced earlier this month that Woodland would be joining its staff as an assistant coach.

Joining Woodland on head coach Ryan Thomson's staff will be Matt Erdman, also as an assistant, and Jamie Searle, who will be in charge of player development.

Muskie skiers fare well at meet

The Muskie Nordic ski team competed in its second meet of the NorWOSSA season last Tuesday in Atikokan that was highlighted by three podium finishes.

Tori Toriseva claimed top spot in junior girls' 3.7-km division, clocking a time of 14:29.

Angie Redford placed third (16:02) while the other Muskies finishers included Alacea Yerxa (seventh) and Joanna Empey (eighth).

Three wins for Muskies

It was nearly a clean sweep for the four Muskie court teams yesterday against the visiting Dryden Eagles.

The senior girls' volleyball team took care of business, winning 3-1 to improve their NorWOSSA record to 3-2.

After the black-and-gold took the first set 25-17, Dryden bounced back to nab the second one 25-23.

Lakers nab pair of wins

Don't look now but the Fort Frances Lakers have themselves a bit of a winning streak.

The Lakers swept a home-and-home series with the last-place Minnesota Iron Rangers over the weekend and now have won three-straight games.

Adam Withers had a goal and two assists to help the Lakers edge the Iron Rangers 4-3 on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.