During Minnesota Duluth’s series two weeks ago against Minnesota, the Bulldogs experimented with a new game plan in an effort to see what might work against the No. 1 college women’s hockey team in the country.RELATED CONTENT
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A Northland winter sports institution will reach a milestone this weekend. The 30th annual Pepsi Challenge cross-country ski race will be held Saturday at Giants Ridge near Biwabik. Starting as a town-to-town ski jaunt three decades ago, and now a collection of several races held at Giants Ridge, the event has endured — with several hundred participants expected this year.
St. Scholastica’s Paul Schommer claimed 25th place in the 10K classic race with a time of 27 minutes, 18.2 seconds at the NCAA Skiing Championships on Thursday in Midway, Utah.
Aileen Sormunen took over as team skip for Courtney George when her fellow Duluthian came down with the flu Monday. That illness didn’t prevent George’s rink from qualifying for the USA Curling National Championship women’s playoffs. With Sormunen at the helm, the St. Paul-based rink downed Alexandra Carlson 10-7 in a tiebreaker game Thursday at IceWorks Arena in Philadelphia.