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Travel scholarship deadline coming up

District high school students interested in receiving a scholarship that provides financial assistance with the annual “ME to WE” trip planned for this summer must apply by this Friday (Jan. 18).

The “Student Travel Scholarship,” offered by the Rainy River District School Board, selects a Grade 9-11 student from each of the district's three high schools every year.

Muskie girls win pair

The week didn't start off so well for the Muskie girls' hockey team but the weekend more than made up for it.

Martina Woods and Tatum Glowasky each netted hat tricks to pace the visiting Muskies (4-5-0-1) to a 13-0 drubbing of the fifth-place Sioux Lookout Warriors (0-7) yesterday afternoon.

Man wins 'Catch the Ace'

The ace has been “caught.”

Richard Norman of Alberton was the lucky winner in the “Catch the Ace” raffle draw held Friday evening at the Emo Legion.

His ticket was drawn and he had selected envelope #17—which contained the ace of spades.

As such, Norman won the weekly prize of $1,340 as well as the grand prize jackpot of $20,321—a total of $21,661.

Muskie boys tripped up

The Muskie boys' hockey team battled hard but ultimately couldn't win it all at the annual Piper Classic Tournament of Champions in Winnipeg over the weekend.

The black-and-gold compiled a 1-0-1 record in Pool 'B' play before losing both playoff games in the Boston Pizza Division.

Fort High opened play Friday morning with a 10-1 rout of the host John Taylor Pipers.

Norskies hold off Lakers

A Jake Eischen power-play goal with just under six minutes to go proved to be the game-winner as the Thief River Falls Norskies held off a late Fort Frances Lakers' rally in a 5-3 win last night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

The Norskies came out strong, grabbing a 2-0 lead after the first period on goals by Alec Severson and Tate Steffan.