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Four Muskie skiers qualify for OFSAA

The Muskie Nordic ski team put on a show at the NWOSSAA championships held Tuesday in Dryden.

The black-and-gold now will have four of its members representing Northwestern Ontario at the OFSAA championships set for Feb. 28-March 1 in Duntroon.

Emma Toriseva (17:55) and Kayli Machura (18:33) finished 1-2 in the junior girls' division to book their ticket to the all-Ontarios.

Court teams get split

The Muskie court teams ended the NorWOSSA regular season by earning a split with the host Dryden Eagles on Tuesday afternoon.

The junior girls' volleyball squad won 3-0 to cap league play with an unblemished 8-0 record.

It wasn't as good of news for the seniors, however, as they lost 3-2 to the Eagles but still finished in first place with a 7-1 record.

Muskies romp

Makenna Henttonen scored four times and Jill Calder notched a hat trick to pace the Muskie girls' hockey team to a 16-0 rout of the Sioux Lookout Warriors in the NorWOSSA regular-season finale Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Sunset stuns Arctic Cat

There were two really good and close games that showed both skill and teamwork in Fort Frances Men's Basketball League action Tuesday night at Fort High.

And that's what makes men's league fun as the guys played hard with good attitudes.

The first game of the night saw Sunset Landscaping squaring off against Arctic Cat.

Owls' rinks strike gold at NorWOSSA

The Rainy River Owls' girls' and boys' curling rinks will be flying high all the way to the NWOSSAA championships.

Both squads snagged gold at the NorWOSSA championships held Sunday and Monday at the Fort Frances Curling Club and now advance to NWOSSAA, which is slated for March 3-4 in Thunder Bay.

“It was exciting,” Owls' coach Corey Smith said of the rinks claiming gold.

Jackson rink nabs provincial berth

The Lorne Jackson rink had a weekend to remember at the Region 1 Curling Club Championship held at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

The local squad, which also includes Derek Jackson (third), Mark Pedersen (second), and Ed Vold (lead), compiled a 3-0 record en route to snaring a berth at the provincials slated for April 4-7 in Thunder Bay.

Skater impresses at meet

Local figure skater Samantha Halliday put in some impressive performances at the Snow Chill 2019 Super Series competition held Feb. 1-3 in St. Thomas, Ont.

The 14-year-old, who is a member of the Border Skating Club, placed 10th in the Juvenile U14 division Free Skate while also earning silver in the Gold Interpretive program with a score of 44.91.