The Cloquet girls basketball looked better than all of their opponents at Monday night’s Lake Superior Kaylee McMillen, who aren’t very big, but can run fast.RELATED CONTENT
Girls basketball for the Eskomos will look different this season without the presence of Minnesota’s tallest-ever prep player — 6-foot-9 Savanna Trapp. However, Ashley Bergerson and her teammates return to ensure the results won’t change.RELATED CONTENT
Ezra Szczyrbak is in the field of 10 Mr. Football finalists to be honored Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Doubletree Hotel in St. Louis Park, Minn., where Minnesota’s top award will be given.RELATED CONTENT
Both Claudia Turner and her dad Keith are intricate parts to the Thunder, as freshman Claudia is the team’s starting point guard, while Keith — also the school’s fourth-year athletic director and football coach — serves as the team’s co-coach with Laura Sylvester.RELATED CONTENT
Jessica Bird admitted there were days growing up when she and her twin sister, Jamie, got on each others’ nerves. Nowadays, they just do it to their opposing coaches. The 14-year-old freshmen from Barnum mean a lot to the Moose Lake Area girls hockey team, as Jamie serves as a blue-line defender, while Jessica is a high-scoring forward.
Winning their way to their school’s first state tournament since 2003 last year, Esko finished 27-6 and in fourth place, revolving around Casey Staniger and fellow senior teammates — and close friends — Kory Deadrick and Marc Peterson.RELATED CONTENT
Cloquet senior Dillon Johnson is your typical catch-and-shoot, right-handed basketball player. Standing and shooting around, though, isn’t the same. That’s exactly what the Cloquet senior was doing last week when the Lumberjacks opened basketball practice, as Johnson continues to recover from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee after injuring himself playing his favorite sport last May.
Makayla Langenbrunner loves hockey so much she’s willing to play her favorite sport wearing a green cast. The Cloquet sophomore’s never-give-up attitude has perhaps influenced the entire Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls hockey team this season.RELATED CONTENT
Barb Soukkala has been around volleyball so long that when she began playing in 1972, her uniform included a turtleneck. Perhaps a little outdated in today’s game, there’s nothing unfashionable about Soukkala’s career in the sport.RELATED CONTENT
The Lumberjacks lost to Delano 61-33 in a Class AAAA prep football state quarterfinal Friday at Husky Stadium on the rainy St. Cloud State campus, but not without a spirited scare from the underdog Lumberjacks.RELATED CONTENT
The Cloquet baseball team took the long way to the Section 7AA championship game -- with a loss to Hermantown yesterday and a win over Proctor, plus another win over Hermantown at 2 p.m. today -- but they are playing the championship game at 4 p.m. today at Wade Stadium against ... you, guessed it, Hermantown again.RELATED CONTENT