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Still got it

Former NorWOSSA and NWOSSAA champion Hannah McLeod showed her get-up-and-go hasn’t completely left as she soared for this shot during an exhibition match between the Muskie senior girls’ volleyball alumni team and the current squad yesterday at Fort High.

Enjoying winter

Gilles Quesnel embarked along the Eighth Street walking and ski trails here late yesterday afternoon. A break in the snowy weather has allowed for local residents to get outdoors and take part in wintry activities, although more of the white stuff is forecast to fall this weekend.

Shooting puck

Chase Felix worked to improve the mechanics of his wrist shot during a 12-and-under shinny skate at the Memorial Sports Centre yesterday afternoon. Nearly 20 youngsters took to the ice to improve their hockey skills in preparation for a return to minor hockey action in the early January.

Face plant

Aubrey Eldridge felt the chill of snow on her face while barrelling down the hill at the overpass Tuesday afternoon as plenty of youngsters ventured out with their new sleighs on the fresh powder. Kids also have all next week off before heading back to school Jan. 9.


Izzy Price still was able to sport a big smile despite taking a spill at the bottom of the overpass hill yesterday afternoon. Following a combined 15 cm of snow from late Christmas Day through Boxing Day, youngsters were able to easily cruise down the hills on top of the fresh powder.

Christmas dinner

Wilma Yerxa-Bird and Percy Bird enjoyed the annual community Christmas dinner held Sunday at Knox United Church here. An estimated 175 meals were prepared, and either served at the church or delivered to local residents.

Cutting across

Chase McGuire’s first offensive zone rush led to the game’s only goal while this one ended with International Falls defenceman Tyler Coffelin (16) hauling down the Muskies’ scoring ace before he reached Broncos’ goalie Jake Klow in the first period of Fort High’s 1-0 win Friday night at Bronco Arena.

Special delivery

Matthew Rousseau made a special delivery to a home on Shevlin Avenue yesterday as Rae Ann Wood’s Grade 2 class from St. Michael’s School completed its “Random Acts of Christmas Kindness” campaign. They delivered treats to homes in the area, then heard a special story at the library before having their final swimming lesson.

‘Booming’ sound

The Grade 5-6 class at Crossroads School in Devlin opted for the unusual musical route as it performed “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” using boomwhackers during “A Crossroads Christmas,” the school’s annual holiday concert held last night. The evening also featured piano songs, spoken-word pieces, dance numbers, and a slideshow.