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October 29, 2016
Prep football: Scrappy Rails eliminate Esko to reach section final
In a Section 7AAA semifinal Saturday at Terry Egerdahl Memorial Field, the Proctor football team evoked memories of Dennis Green’s timeless...
October 29, 2016 - 7:22pm
October 28, 2016
Saturday's featured prep football playoff games
ESKO (2-7) AT PROCTOR (7-1) What: Section 7AAA semifinal When: 1 p.m. Outlook: These teams are no strangers to postseason meetings, but they...
October 28, 2016 - 4:49pm
October 12, 2016
Prep notebook: Big Ten calling on Esko's Trapp
The first of three Big Ten men’s basketball coaches expected this month was in Esko on Wednesday night to check up on coveted junior center...
October 12, 2016 - 10:19pm
October 9, 2016
Five siblings, five marriages of 55 years or more
What is the secret to a long-lasting marriage? There are many books about the subject, and advice abounds on the internet. Whatever the secret...
October 9, 2016 - 5:30pm
September 26, 2016
Victim identified in fatal Esko crash
Authorities on Monday released the name of a woman killed in a one-vehicle crash Saturday in Esko. Robin Lee Bergquist, 41, of Saginaw, died in the crash that happened at about 12:20 a.m., the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office reported. The crash remains under investigation. Authorities...
September 26, 2016 - 1:36pm
September 9, 2016
Prep report: East's fourth-quarter comeback falls short
Trailing Cambridge-Isanti by 26 points in a high school football game, Duluth East rallied valiantly Friday night at Ordean Stadium, where Jack Rashid threw three fourth-quarter touchdown passes — including ones of 57 and 66 yards to Jake Dubla and Josh Daniels-Hanbury, respectively...
September 9, 2016 - 11:20pm
September 8, 2016
Friday's featured prep football games
ESKO (0-1) at TWO HARBORS (0-1) What: Northeast District game When: 7 p.m. Outlook: A pair of teams with Section 7AAA title aspirations dropped their season openers last week. Experienced Two Harbors gave Hermantown a run before falling 28-13. The Agates amassed 243 rushing yards,...
September 8, 2016 - 7:37pm
September 4, 2016
Prep swimming season preview: A splash and dash record-maker
CEC sophomore Suominen excels at posting fast 50 freestyle times
September 4, 2016 - 10:58pm
September 1, 2016
Friday's featured prep football games: East at Denfeld, Esko at Cloquet
DULUTH EAST AT DULUTH DENFELD What: Non-district game and season opener When: 6 p.m. Where: Public Schools Stadium Outlook: Denfeld has experience coming back in seniors Cody Brown, Jared Smith, Jacob Herold and Brody Russell. And Shamar Davis returns to anchor both lines. But a small...
September 1, 2016 - 8:27pm
August 26, 2016
Lakehead Harvest Show continues this weekend
The 55th annual Lakehead Harvest Show opened Friday and continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Esko. While there are numerous displays and activities going on throughout the three-day event, the Pine Journal of Cloquet reported, they all have a common theme: to show...
August 26, 2016 - 8:49pm
August 25, 2016
Prep boys soccer season preview: BEND IT LIKE BENDER — CEC sophomore a rare talent who hopes to lead Lumberjacks to state
CLOQUET — With less than 10 minutes to play and his team down by two goals in Thursday’s season-opener against Columbia Heights, Cloquet-Esko-Carlton...
August 25, 2016 - 11:38pm
June 9, 2016
Prep softball state tournament: Esko shut down by University of Minnesota recruit
NORTH MANKATO, Minn. - Carlie Brandt showed why she was a big-time college softball recruit this morning as the LeSueur-Henderson senior pitcher held Esko to four hits and struck out 16 in the Giants’ 6-0 quarterfinal victory in the Minnesota Class AA state tournament at Caswell...
June 9, 2016 - 11:43am
June 6, 2016
Esko's Smalley qualifies for two state tournaments in one day
A busy spring is about to get busier for Esko senior Alexis Smalley. A three-sport athlete who already had earned 12 letters in soccer, hockey...
June 6, 2016 - 11:17pm
June 3, 2016
Esko rallies for 7AA softball title
CLOQUET ― Just one week earlier, Esko scored two runs in the final inning to edge Moose Lake-Willow River in a Section 7AA high school softball...
June 3, 2016 - 8:33am
June 2, 2016
Sprinters show their speed at Section 7A track meet
From Grandma’s Marathon to Garry Bjorklund and Kara Goucher, the Northland is known for distance running, but the latest crop of sprinters...
June 2, 2016 - 11:42pm