CLOQUET Jan. 28, 2018 Lennartson, Kay and Eric, girl, Emily Grace. Feb. 2, 2018 Chapin, Aleyse and Keith, boy, Miles Keith. Feb. 7, 2018 Piirainen, Andrea and Matthew, boy, Thomas Richard. DULUTH Nov. 24, 2017 Fahlin, Amber and Matt, boy, Levi Matthew. Jan. 20, 2018 Solomon, Jessica and Brett, girl, Baylor Jean. Feb. 5, 2018 Johnston, Kelli and Blaed, girl, Nina Arlene. MCGREGOR Feb. 13, 2018 Carlstrom, Ashley and Matthew, girl, Kerrigan Hope. SUPERIOR
EVENTS • Benefit for Paisley Marczak, daughter of Samantha Berg and Jon Marczak, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Buffalo House, 2590 Guss Road, Duluth. A silent auction will be the main fundraising event. Paisley was born six weeks early on Nov. 2, 2017, with holoprosencephaly (HPE), a life-threatening disorder which requires 24-hour attention. If you can't make this event and wish to make a donation, an account has been set up at Wells Fargo Bank in Jon Marczak's name.
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The Minnesota Duluth women's hockey team finished the regular season with a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Minnesota State-Mankato in WCHA play Saturday at Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. The Bulldogs (14-14-4 overall, 10-11-3 WCHA) rallied from 1-0 and 2-1 deficits, getting three points from senior forward Katerina Mrazova and a pair of power-play goals to finish off the sweep of the Mavericks (5-26-1, 3-21). Mrazova scored the game-winner on a power play with 7:09 remaining in regulation. She picked up her own rebound and beat Mavs goalie Katie Bidulka glove side.
GIRLS BASKETBALL WISCONSIN DIVISION 1 Sectional 1 Friday's First Round No. 12 Superior at No. 5 Appleton East, 7 p.m. No. 13 Wisconsin Rapids at No. 4 D.C. Everest, 7 p.m. DIVISION 2 Sectional 1 Tuesday's Quarterfinals No. 10 Ashland at No. 7 Sparta, 7 p.m. No. 11 La Crosse Logan at No. 6 La Crosse Central, 7 p.m. DIVISION 3 Sectional 1 Tuesday's Quarterfinals No. 12 Spooner at No. 5 Northwestern, 7 p.m. No. 9 Barron at No. 8 Somerset, 7 p.m. BOYS HOCKEY
BOYS BASKETBALL Mpls. Patrick Henry 32-37—69 Duluth Denfeld 35-37—72 Minneapolis Patrick Henry — Devon Johnson 15, Mark Campbell 11, Glentrell Carter 4, Marshun Downey 5, Rashaud Rollins 10, Yusuf Abdullah 14, Sam Charles 2, Eric Harris 6, Will Laabs 2. Totals 26 12-21 69. 3-point goals — Johnson, Campbell 2, Downey, Abdullah. Duluth Denfeld — Josh Reinertsen 11, Antonio Mack 3, Jaden Burse 13, Joe Cvancara 6, Ben Gibson 14, Donny Northcutt 8, Chance Larson 15, Yunus Hunter 2. Totals 23 19-31 72.
Three days after capping its run through Section 7A with a convincing 5-2 win over Hibbing-Chisholm in the title game, the Proctor-Hermantown girls hockey team on Saturday learned its quarterfinal opponent for this week's Class A state tournament. The unseeded Mirage (16-12) face No. 3 Red Wing (23-4) at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The winner will meet either Breck or Marshall in Friday's semifinals, with the championship game slated for 4 p.m. Saturday.
The Minnesota Wilderness stuck to the script Saturday night at Northwoods Arena in Cloquet, where they engaged in a fourth consecutive shootout game, escaping with a 5-4 North American Hockey League victory over Brookings. Edward Lindelow's second goal gave the Wilderness a 4-2 lead 17:09 into the second period. Parker Revering halved the deficit for the Blizzard 48 seconds later, but Minnesota looked ready to escape with a rare regulation win until Brookings' Josh Boyer scored with one second remaining in regulation.
The St. Scholastica women's and men's teams competed over the weekend in preparation for the UMAC Indoor Championships next weekend. The women were at the Ole Women's Invitational Friday night in Northfield, Minn. The Saints' Anika Kling won the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.06 seconds and teammate Natalie St. Marie placed first in the weight throw with a personal-best toss of 49-feet, 2.5 inches to beat the rest of the field by more than seven feet.
More than 700 people took a plunge into chilly Lake Superior waters Saturday afternoon the 2018 Polar Plunge. The air temperature was 30 degrees at the start of the event, and the water temperature was in the low 30s when individuals and groups jumped into Lake Superior for an event that raises money for the Special Olympics Minnesota. This year the Polar Plunge raised more than $127,800.