Muskie golfer Cody Ward prepared to let it rip off the tee on the par-four 10th hole at Heron Landing during the NWOSSAA golf championship held there last Thursday. Ward carded a 92 but missed out on a berth to the provincial showdown set for Oct. 13-15 in Vineland (near St. Catharines).
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The Muskie football team has its bite back.
Despite a 33-13 loss to the Maples Marauders in Winnipeg yesterday to fall to 0-4 on the WHSFL season, the black-and-gold showed plenty of promise just one game removed from a forfeit loss to River East.
“Couldn’t be happier with the way the boys played,” defensive co-ordinator Bob Whitburn said.
Muskie golfer Alex McDonald launched his ball out of the greenside bunker on the 13th hole at Heron Landing Golf Course during the NWOSSAA championship yesterday. Unfortunately, McDonald, who had an appendectomy just last month, had to retire early due to discomfort from the surgery. St.
Levi Rittau of the Fort Frances Aquanauts gasped for air during freestyle laps at the team’s practice yesterday evening at the Memorial Sports Centre. The club held its first time trials of the new season earlier this week, with members setting personal bests in 41 of 60 timed races.
The Fort Frances Lakers continued their sluggish start to the season with a 5-2 loss to the Wisconsin Mustangs in Spooner last night.
The Lakers fell to 1-4, and now have a full week to sit on it before resuming play against the Ice Dogs next Wednesday (Oct. 7) in Dryden.
Both the Muskie senior and junior girls’ basketball teams improved to 2-0 on the NorWOSSA season with victories over the Kenora Broncos here Monday.
The seniors stretched their lead to 23-13 by the midway point of the fourth quarter, but a late push by the Broncos had them within a three-pointer when the final buzzer sounded, with the Muskies surviving a scare 23-20.
The junior Muskie boys’ volleyball team continues their early-season dominance while the seniors are off to a slow start.
The juniors improved to 2-0 in NorWOSSA play with a four-set victory over the Kenora Broncos on Monday at the “Fish Tank.”
The Muskie football program is not waving the white flag just yet.
After an emergency meeting was called last Thursday to forfeit Friday’s game against River East in Winnipeg, the team has since rounded up some extra bodies and now is in a position to field a team for tomorrow’s road game versus the Maples Marauders.
Alex Parent is hoping to make a big splash down in Rio de Janeiro.
The Fort Frances native will be going up against some of the best disabled swimmers the world has to offer at the International Paralympic Committee’s world championships Nov. 29-Dec. 5 in Brazil’s second-largest city.
The Fort Frances Lakers aren’t in the SIJHL’s basement yet, but will need to buy into the program quickly to avoid the “cellar-dweller” label.
The Lakers headed into a clash with the Sioux Lookout Flyers (2-3) last night sporting a 1-3 record—tied for last in the SIJHL standings with the K&A Wolverines (1-4).