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Local sports for Monday, February 5th

By Tim Davidson Feb 5, 2024 | 10:50 AM

The Sioux Lookout Bombers continue to hold down first place in the SIJHL.

In fact, all three teams that hold down the first three spots in the standings won both their games this weekend.

The Bombers beat the Red Lake Miners twice: 2-1 on Saturday and 4-3 on Friday night.

The Kam River Fighting Walleye downed the visiting Wisconsin Lumberjacks in both games they played: 8-5 on Saturday and 4-3 in overtime on Friday Night.

The Dryden GM Ice Dogs hold down third place and shut out the Fort Frances Lakers 3-0 on Friday night and 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday.

The Kenora Islanders and the Thunder Bay North Stars were both idle this weekend.

The Islanders next see action Tuesday night when they head to Red Lake to face off against the Miners.


A tough weekend for the Kenora U18 AAA Thistles.

They were beaten twice on home ice by the Pembina Valley Hawks.

On Sunday afternoon the Thistles lost 6-2 to the Hawks.

Wyatt Greer got his first goal of the season in that game, while Reidar Paquette notched his second of the season in a losing cause.

On Saturday night, the Thistles were blanked 4-0 by Pembina Valley at the Moncrief Construction Sports Center.

The Thistles next game is on Saturday when they travel to Winnipeg to take on the Bruins.


The St. Thomas Aquinas senior girls volleyball team came away with the bronze medal at a tournament in Thunder Bay.

The Saints lost only once, in the semifinal of the St. Pat’s tournament.

The loss put them in the third place game, which they won.