Meet me at the net

Jaden Kakegamic, right, of the Dennis Franklin Cromarty Thunderhawks and La Verendrye’s Joshua Brunet both tip at the ball at the net during Thunder Bay high school senior boys volleyball action on Thursday. La Verendrye won the close match 25-21, 21-25, 25-35 to improve to 1-1. The Thunderhawks are also 1-1. Action in the league is in full swing and will continue until the end of October. In the opening games of the high school junior football season on Thursday, the defending champion St. Patrick Saints blew out the Hammarskjold Vikings 38-0 while the St. Ignatius Falcons clawed the Westgate Tigers 42-14. The season debut of senior football is on tap tonight at Fort William Stadium. The Saints and Vikings get the ball rolling at 5 p.m., followed the reigning champion Falcons meeting the Tigers in the late game.