Friday, November 21, 2014

Sports

Laker wins award

The best team in the SIJHL had the league’s best player this past week.
Fort Frances Lakers’ forward Bryson Jasper was named the Amyotte’s Awards & Promotions player-of-the-week after garnering four points in two games.
The 20-year-old from Rainy River had a goal in the Lakers’ 5-4 overtime win against the Minnesota Iron Rangers last Wednesday (Nov. 12).

Wonders widen league lead

With their closest pursuers unable to play, the One Hit Wonders are turning the race for first place in the Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League into a runaway.
Earning the maximum six points for the third time in the past four weeks, the squad now has 51 total points—giving them a massive 17-point bulge over second-place Kiss My Pass (34).

Muskies roll to win

The Muskie boys’ hockey team and the Kenora Broncos clashed in last season’s NorWOSSA final.
On Tuesday night, only one of them looked to be a serious finalist possibility for this season.
Graeme Kitt and Jarred Taylor each netted a pair of goals, and Dylan Ossachuk earned the shutout, as Fort High (2-0) rolled to an 8-0 shutout over the host Broncos (0-1).

Muskies fall in OFSAA opener

There’s no more room for error.
The Muskie senior boys’ volleyball team opened the OFSAA ‘AA’ championships with a 2-0 loss (25-18/25-16) to Ecole secondaire catholique Franco-Cité Falcons (Ottawa) in their best-of-three match in Pool ‘B’ action this morning in Dryden.

Canadians victorious at home tourney

A title in the hand was worth three from the Busch.
Jon Busch collected a hat trick to pace the Fort Frances Bantam ‘AA’ Canadians to a 4-2 win over the Norwest Stars (Thunder Bay) in the championship game of the Canadians’ annual home tournament on Sunday at the Ice for Kids Arena.

Muskies cruise in NorWOSSA hockey opener

No doubt about it—the Muskie girls hockey team prefers Canadian Warriors over the American variety.
Annalise Hayes kicked off her NorWOSSA career in grand style with six goals and seven points to pace the Muskies to a 13-1 demolition of the Queen Elizabeth Warriors in the two teams’ regular-season opener in Sioux Lookout on Sunday.

Sr. girls let NWOSSAA victory slip out of grasp

It wasn’t anything an opposing coach really wants to see.
But Dan Bird also knew it was a golden opportunity for his team—one on which, as it turned out, they could not capitalize.

Caul, Pilots win another bronze

After suffering through the torture of having a front row seat to the evaporation of their title hopes, the Providence University College Pilots decided coming home empty-handed was not in the cards for them.

Muskies going to OFSAA

Henry Geyshick had only one train of thought running through his head with his team running out of chances to put away its opponents and avoid a one-set, winner-take-all scenario.

Indoor soccer registration tomorrow

Those women wanting to get their kicks this winter need to be at the Memorial Sports Centre tomorrow night.
The Borderland Women’s Indoor Soccer League will hold its registration from 6-8 p.m. in the atrium of the Sportsplex.
The league is hoping to draw enough interest to make six teams after finishing its inaugural season last year with only three after one folded midway through the year.

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