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'Poker run' ready to go

If you've been itching to get out on the snowmobile trails, this weekend is a great time to do it.

The Borderland Snowmobile Club will be holding its first “poker run” of the season on Saturday from Fort Frances to Emo.

Registration is from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Fort Frances groomer shack on Eighth Street.

Muskie ski team shines in Kenora

It was a great day on the trails for the Muskie Nordic skiing team last Wednesday in Kenora.

The nine-member contingent all clocked impressive times at the Mount Evergreen Classic, which was the first race of the NorWOSSA season.

Emma Toriseva and Kayli Machura finished 1-2 in the junior girls' division with times of 20:09 and 21:18, respectively.

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.

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.