Caleb Allan (#1) and Ben Larson (#8) looked to combine for a block during the Muskie senior boys' volleyball team's 3-2 comeback win over the Dryden Eagles last Tuesday afternoon in NorWOSSA action at Fort High. The Muskies then fell in four sets to the Broncos in Kenora on Thursday to see their league record fall to 2-4.
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When you're playing some of the top teams in the SIJHL, nothing is going to come easy.
The Lakers know that first-hand after losing a pair of weekend games to the host Red Lake Miners.
The second-place Miners (5-1-0-0) roared out to an 8-2 rout Friday, then staved off a late Lakers' comeback attempt the following night to pull out a narrow 4-3 victory.
The Rainy River Owls' senior boys' volleyball team has been hit hard by the injury bug but the remaining players still are giving it all they got on the court.
With only one sub on the bench, the Owls (3-2) did they best they could but just didn't have enough in the tank as they fell 3-0 to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora) in NorWOSSA 'A' action Monday afternoon at RRHS.
The black-and-gold were the ones holding gold when all was said and done.
The Muskie senior girls' basketball team went 2-0 en route to claiming the title at its annual home tournament held Friday and Saturday at Fort High.
“We only played two games and beat two teams handily that we should beat handily,” head coach Gord McCabe said of his squad's success on the weekend.
For the Muskie football team, a serious dedication in all practises will be paramount to playoff success.
That's the message head coach Mike Cuzzolino wants to get through to his squad before the games become even more pressure-packed.
The black-and-gold were trekking for gold today at the NWOSSAA championships in Thunder Bay.
The Muskie cross-country team was impressive yet again at the final meet of their regular season last Tuesday—the Hial Pike in International Falls, where they ran to some more excellent finishes.
An 0-3 start to the season could have dampened any team's spirits, but the Muskie senior boys' volleyball team opted to take the high road and work hard on improving.
That was evident in their five-set victory over the Kenora Broncos here back on Oct. 4 for their first win of the NorWOSSA season.
If the Muskie junior girls' basketball team can play defence like they did at their home tournament over the weekend, they'll be in good shape moving forward.
The black-and-gold went 4-0 en route to claiming the title at their annual tourney held Friday and Saturday at Fort High.
Monday afternoon produced two different results for the Rainy River Owls' senior and junior girls' basketball teams.
The seniors were in tough against a skilled St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora) team and suffered their second-straight loss with a 43-30 defeat in NorWOSSA 'A' action at RRHS.
Nick Vogan (#8) and Reece Chorney (#9) looked to keep a St. Thomas Aquinas Saints' opponent from directing the ball over the net during the second set of the Rainy River Owls' senior boys' volleyball team's 3-0 loss (17-25, 15-25, and 16-25) in NorWOSSA 'A' action Monday afternoon at RRHS. The squad has been battling the injury bug of late and now has dropped back-to-back matches.