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Bonot, Sheloff top Emo bonspiel

Diane Bonot downed Florence Ogden 12-3 in the ‘A’ final of the annual ladies’ bonspiel last weekend at the Emo Curling Club.

Bonot, whose team included Carolee Strachan, Lucinda Meyers, and Cheryl Aduono, scored five in the first end and then stole three in the second en route to the lopsided victory.

Ogden’s team included Joanne Hyatt, Betty Dodge, and Dorothy Bergstrom.

Emo pucksters have up and down week

Jordan Davis and Matthew Beck scored first-period goals to help Emo OPP to a 2-2 tie with visiting West End Eagles (Fort Frances) in Tom Thumb action.

Zac Johnston and Kirk Petrin replied for the Fort squad.

OPP’s second game against tagg’s (Fort Frances) was a 2-1 loss. Brian White and George Ossachuk paced the Fort crew while Tyler Kinnear got Emo’s lone goal.

Figure skaters plan ice show

Plans are in the advanced stage for the Emo Figure Skating Club’s annual ice show slated Sunday, March 15 from 1-4 p.m.

Dress rehearsal will be Wednesday, March 11 from 4-7 p.m.

All parents have their instructions indicating what number(s) their child(ren) will be participating in, and what is required for their colourful costumes.

Local armwrestlers place high at Northwestern competition

The Fort Frances Armwrestling Club went over the top here Saturday, winning several trophies at the Northwestern Ontario showdown at Memorial Arena in conjunction with the Little Amik Winter Carnival.

About 50 armwrestlers took part in the tournament, which attracted several of the top competitors from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Northwestern Ontario.

OPP score big win

T.J. Roen scored three goals to spark the Emo Novice OPP to a 7-2 win over the West End Eagles (Fort Frances).

Eric Soucy helped the cause with two goals while Matt Beck and Jordan Davis added singles. Brian Gustafson and Chad Dustak replied for the Eagles.

Junior hoopsters win Kenora tourney

The Muskie junior boys’ basketball team continued its winning streak, dumping Mennonite Brethren High School (Winnipeg) by a 61-43 count Saturday in the final of a tournament in Kenora.

John Sivonen paced the Muskies with a game-high 30 points and was named the tournament MVP. Evan Woodland added 15 points.

Both players also were named to the tournament all-star team.