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Owls' squad falls short

What was setting up to be a promising season ended in disappointment for the Rainy River Owls' junior girls' volleyball team.

The Owls saw their title hopes come to a crashing halt with a four-set loss to the host St. Thomas Aquinas Saints in the NorWOSSA 'A' semi-finals back on Feb. 13 in Kenora.

Local rink nabs berth

There will be one more local rink competing at the U18 curling provincials here next month.

The Ashley Payne rink of Fort Frances went 3-1 at the last-chance West Qualifier in Kakabeka Falls on Friday and Saturday to earn a berth to the provincials that will be hosted by the Fort Frances Curling Club on March 6-10.

Discipline key for Muskie boys

The Muskie boys' hockey team knows it will have to be a lot more disciplined moving forward.

For now, though, the squad is going to enjoy advancing to another league final.

Matt Spence scored twice to pace the Muskies to a narrow 5-4 win over the fourth-place Saint Thomas Aquinas Saints in Kenora in Game 2 of the best-of-three NorWOSSA semi-final series Thursday afternoon.

Sr. spikers make OFSAA

The Muskie senior girls' volleyball team had the “Fish Tank” rocking over the weekend.

The black-and-gold swept the best-of-three NWOSSAA championship against the St. Ignatius Falcons (Thunder Bay) held at Fort High and now advance to the all-Ontarios slated for March 4-6 in Amherstburg.