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Muskies fall to Saints in openers

It was a great day if you were a member of the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora).

Not so great if you were a Muskie.

The Saints were able to draw first blood against the Muskie boys' and girls' hockey teams as they both won Game 1 of their respective best-of-three NorWOSSA final series yesterday at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Carlson wins third diving MVP award

Florida State Seminoles senior diver Molly Carlson was selected as the Women's ACC Diving Meet MVP for the third time in her career, after she nabbed the gold medal on platform back on Feb. 22 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

Carlson, who originally is from Fort Frances and was competing in her final ACCs, took silver on 1-metre before winning gold on both the 3-metre and platform.

Chiefs back on top at tourney

A new year led to a better result for the Fort Frances Chiefs at their annual home tournament over the weekend.

Hanna Ledrew scored the winner with 6:14 to in the third period to lift the Chiefs to a 3-2 win over the Dryden 3rd Liners in the exciting championship game on Sunday afternoon at “The Duke” Arena in Couchiching.

Girls' hockey final setting up to be a classic

Not much has separated the Muskie girls' hockey team and the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora) this season.

What seemed to be the inevitable clash of the titans has come to pass as the first-place Muskies and second-place Saints will square off in the best-of-three NorWOSSA final this week to decide who advances to OFSAA 'A/AA' championship in Stratford from March 24-26.