Sports in brief


Former Muskie Annalise (C.C.) Hayes has gotten off to a great start with the University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets women’s hockey team.
Hayes scored a goal and added an assist as the Yellowjackets downed Concordia Wisconsin 3-1 in the season-opener for both teams back on Nov. 1 and she has added two markers and two helpers in the five games since then.
Hayes was also named the Wisconsin National Guard Yellowjacket Women’s Athlete-of-the-Week as she had two goals and two assists during the first week of the season.
Hayes is in her second season at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, helping the Yellowjackets to a 4-1-1 record so far.
Last season, she skated in 26-of-27 games with the Yellowjackets as a freshman, tallying seven goals and an assist to go along with a plus-1 rating.
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Former Muskie Matt Spence set-up Curtis Giguere’s second-period goal to help the Kenora Midget ‘AAA’ Thistles nab their first win of the season with a 4-3 victory over the host Parkland Rangers on Saturday.
That good fortune didn’t last for the Thistles, however, as they were routed 12-2 by the Brandon Wheat Kings the following day to see their record fall to 1-18-1.
Kenora currently sits 12th out of 13 teams in the Manitoba Midget Hockey League.
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Former Fort Frances Laker Ian Tookenay notched an assist as the Winkler Flyers (MJHL) dropped a 6-5 overtime decision at home to the Dauphin Kings on Sunday.
Tookenay, 19, has tallied four goals and eight assists in 13 games with the Flyers so far this season, who currently sit second in the MJHL with a 17-6-1 record.
The Fort Frances native also registered a goal and a helper in eight games with Dauphin earlier this season prior to joining the Flyers.
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The Florida State Seminoles’ divers took home a silver and two bronze medals on the final day of the House of Champion Invite in Indianapolis, Indiana over the weekend.
The women’s team competed on 3-metre and were led by senior Molly Carlson in third place with a total of 340.15, followed by her classmate Ayla Bonniwell in fourth at 328.55.
Carlson, who originally is from Fort Frances, scored five of her six dives above 50 points in finals, including a 64.50-scoring front 2-and-a-half somersault 1 twist pike, which was the highest score of the round.
Bonniwell also had five dives that scored above 50 points and she saved her best for last, scoring 61.60 on her back 1-and-a-half somersault with 2-and-a-half free twists.