PREP SOFTBALL: Denfeld (16-1) earned the No. 2 seed in Section 7AAA and will meet the winner of Wednesday’s first-round game between Duluth East and Grand Rapids in Saturday’s double-elimination Elite Eight at Wheeler Field in Duluth.RELATED CONTENT
Hermantown softball players presented coach Tom Bang with a plaque and a cake Thursday to commemorate his 600th career victory.RELATED CONTENT
Just as it did a year ago, the LSC boys track and field team title came down to the final two events Tuesday.
PREP SPORTS: John Mayasich and Bob McDonald both graduated from Iron Range high schools in 1951.
This is a big week for Bryce Miller. The Ashland senior signed a national letter of intent Wednesday to attend Missouri-Kansas City, an NCAA Division I university, where he will run cross country and distance events on the track.RELATED CONTENT
The adult mayfly has the shortest lifespan in the animal kingdom, lasting anywhere from a few minutes to a day.RELATED CONTENT
PREP GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD: If Tess Nelson is going to win a third consecutive state title in the 300-meter hurdles, the Northwestern senior will have to accomplish the feat with little more than one month of on-track preparation.RELATED CONTENT
PREP BOYS TRACK AND FIELD: As much time as Matt Welch has spent in the Proctor High School swimming pool, one might think the state’s top distance runner had switched sports.RELATED CONTENT
RUNNING: When Joe Moore first heard about Monday’s bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon, his thoughts flashed back to 17 years ago when he watched his father, Marc, run the 100th edition of the storied race.RELATED CONTENT
PREP BASEBALL PREVIEW: Instead of spending time taking batting practice or perfecting a new pitch, Ben Nelson and his Proctor baseball teammates were stuck performing an all-too-familiar task Wednesday.RELATED CONTENT
If you cut through all the smoke that local boxing trainer/manager/promoter Chuck Horton typically blows, you will hear more than a glimmer of truth: Duluth-Superior is a boxing town again.
For at least the next two years, and likely much longer, the three Class A Duluth schools will not be paired together in the section playoffs. The high school league must be sponsoring some kind of new math — or geography.
Now that Minnesota Duluth received its proverbial cup of coffee in the majors, it’s back to the minor leagues.
Capturing a Class A hockey championship — and doing it by going undefeated — might be something that doesn’t happen again in this region for quite some time.
When Hermantown defeated Duluth Marshall for the Class A boys hockey state championship Saturday, the victory was satisfying for more than just the current group of Hawks.
The extent of my snowboarding knowledge can be traced to playing CoolBoarders3 on my son’s PlayStation years ago.
Five times this season, high school hockey fans in Northeastern Minnesota have seen games pitting highly ranked opponents end in ties. Leaving the ice with the score tied doesn’t resolve anything.
A sign posted inside the office at Snowflake Nordic says, “Will work for snow.”RELATED CONTENT
Here we go again.
It’s the time of year that never seems to end.