Austin Gotchnik’s touchdown run with 46 seconds to play lifted the Cloquet football team to a 17-10 win at Proctor Friday night and put the team in position to claim a first-round bye in the first round of the Section 7AAAA playoffs. The ’Jacks have earned
On Monday, the ’Jacks defeated Hibbing-Chisholm 5-2 in the Section 7AA first round — the second win of the season over the Bluejackets after not defeating that school for at least 15 years prior to this season — but on Tuesday, CEC fell 7-0 to perennial power Duluth East to see its team season come to an end.
Esko comes out at top of Carlton County schools again
Nate Zuk, a 2008 graduate of the vaunted Moose Lake-Willow River football program, is a co-captain for the UMD Bulldog football team this fall, and heads into this weekend’s homecoming clash with St. Cloud State as a member of the nation’s 11th-ranked Division II football team.RELATED CONTENT
The Cloquet School Board decided to set the maximum allowable levy limit for the coming budget year at its meeting on Monday night.RELATED CONTENT
After three straight losses to open the season, the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College football team took out some frustration on Itasca last weekend.
The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls tennis team picked up its second dual meet win of the season over Superior on Tuesday, with a 7-0 whitewash.RELATED CONTENT
The Cloquet School Board is still discussing potential ramifications of the Affordable Care Act even though the federal government has delayed reporting requirements for one year.RELATED CONTENT
The Thunder lost 23-14 against Minnesota West last weekend to fall to 0-2 on the young season with a trip to perennial community college football power Rochester next on the horizon.RELATED CONTENT
The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys hockey team will take part in the eighth annual Hockey Day Minnesota event, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Elk River.
Sunday night – It seems odd for the byline of a local column to be from out of state – in fact, from out of the Central time zone – but on column production day this week, your correspondent is in the Mountain Time Zone.
Longtime readers of this space know that your correspondent is a dinosaur.
With spring training just under way and the thoughts of many sports fans now turning to the boys of summer, the National Football League has to find a way to stay in the headlines.
With spring training just under way and the thoughts of many sports fans now turning to the boys of summer, the National Football League has to find a way to stay in the headlines.RELATED CONTENT
I don’t suppose it should come as much of a shock that as the new baseball season opens, the talk of the town isn’t pitchers and catchers reporting, it’s who has been rumored to be taking what illegal drug.RELATED CONTENT
One of the greatest sports movies ever made, Slapshot, contained a marketing slogan as one of its subplots that could be used to describe the 2008-09 UMD men’s hockey team.RELATED CONTENT
As any regular reader of this column knows, my favorite words in the English language are “pitchers and catchers report.”RELATED CONTENT
It is an unfortunate fact of life in high school sports that from time to time, games will be played where one team is much better than the other. That’s the case in college and professional sports as well, but in high school the differences can be more pronounced. One such incident has made national news.RELATED CONTENT
For those of us scratching our heads at the thought of the phrase “NFC Champion Arizona Cardinals,” rest easy. You’re in good company. Just a few weeks ago, when the NFC’s representative in the Super Bowl was being dismantled – not just beaten, mind you, but dismantled by the Minnesota Vikings, what was going through your mind?RELATED CONTENT
The smoke has cleared. The boat has reached bottom after sinking on home turf. It’s now time to evaluate – honestly – the season of the Minnesota Vikings and ask the question every fan asks when a season ends.RELATED CONTENT