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Muskies hoping tough losses help at NorWOSSA

The Muskies opened the NorWOSSA championship here today knowing the could have—and should have—done better than their 2-2 record at an exhibition tournament in Kenora last weekend.

They blew away the Sioux Lookout Warriors 4-0 and Red Lake Rams 7-0 but had trouble finishing their scoring chances in a pair of 1-0 losses to both the Dryden Eagles and Beaver Brae Broncos (Kenora).

Grade seven, eight players to hit gridiron next month

For the first time since the early 1970s, organized football will return to Fort Frances for players in grades seven and eight starting with a spring camp next month.

The non-contact, no-equipment practices—slated for June 5-6 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Westfort—will see the players put through drills to learn the skills and help their conditioning.

Fort youth among top shooters in Ontario

While his first name matches the last one of the NBA’s all-time greatest player, Jordan Bale would be the first to admit his talents pale in comparison to the man they simply called “Michael” in Chicago.

But there’s no denying his ability to shoot free throws—as evidenced by his third-place showing in Ontario in the annual Knights of Columbus shootout.

Muskie boys impressive despite losses

Despite finishing with just one win in three tries at the annual St. John’s Ravenscourt tournament in Winnipeg last weekend, the Muskie boys’ soccer team came away feeling they played well enough to advance to the playoff round.

The turning point came Saturday morning with a tough 3-2 loss to the Tec Voc Hornets in a game that had to be decided on penalty kicks.