Minnesota Duluth is up to No. 6 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II poll after a pair of NSIC sweeps last week. The Bulldogs (9-1) moved up one spot. They have reeled off six consecutive sweeps since suffering their lone defeat of the season, against No. 21 Saint Leo (Fla.) on Sept. 2. That string includes UMD's first two conference matches — vs. Minnesota-Crookston and at Bemidji State. Four NSIC teams are ranked in the top nine, with Southwest Minnesota State and Concordia-St. Paul slotted 1-2, respectively. Winona State is ninth.
Minnesota Duluth is ranked fifth in the United States College Hockey Online Division I preseason poll, released Monday. The Bulldogs, who finished 25-7-5 and reached the NCAA Division I quarterfinals, received 87 points from a panel of 15 voters and are slotted behind No. 1 defending champion Clarkson, No. 2 Wisconsin, No. 3 Minnesota and fourth-ranked Boston College. St. Lawrence, Cornell, Northeastern, Quinnipiac and Robert Morris round out the USCHO.com top 10.
A 36-year-old convicted sex offender will move into a residence on the 1600 block of North 16th Street this week, said a Superior Police Department news release on Monday. Dean Allen Swenson will be released from incarceration Tuesday. He will be on GPS monitoring with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, the police notification said. Swenson, of Superior, was convicted in 2009 of felony second-degree sexual assault of a child. He was also convicted in 2015 on a series of domestic assault charges. Swenson is 5 feet 9 inches tall, 171 pounds with blue eyes and blond hair.
Two Ashland teenagers have been arrested and are expected to be charged with terroristic threats to a school after two apparently unrelated incidents Sunday and Monday where threats were made against Ashland High School. In the first case, a concerned citizen reported that observing a threat to the school on SnapChat on Sunday, according to the Ashland Police Department.
District 5 - Eveleth area CO John Slatinski (International Falls #2) reports the recent cool and wet weather kept activity down over the archery and small game opener. With more people in the woods litter and carcass dumping complaints are beginning to be located. An illegal burning investigation was closed out this past week. Officer Slatinski assisted local instructors with an ATV Safety Certification course for approximately 20 students. Enforcement activities included OHV registration and equipment issues, license violations, and litter.
More nice fish caught around the area in 2017.
BOYS SOCCER Saturday's Late Results Duluth Marshall 1-0—1 Superior 0-2—2 First half — 1. DM, Ben Wallerstein (Payton Marshak), 12th minute. Second half — 2. S, Jarrett Kallinen (Maverick Peterson), 44th; 3. S, Brandon Conklin (Eddy O'Brien), 68th. Saves — Charlie Enginton, DM, 5; Cal Berti, S, 14. White Bear Lake 0-0—0 Duluth East 0-2—2 First half — No scoring. Second half — 1. Ryan Johnston (Seth Hoffman), 52nd; 2. Seth Hoffman, 67th.
Minnesota Duluth scored two second-half goals to overcome a two-goal deficit and then battled Concordia-St. Paul through two overtimes for a 2-2 NSIC draw Sunday at Malosky Stadium. Mary Kaiser and Leah Johnson put the Golden Bears (3-1-1 overall, 1-0-1 NSIC) ahead 2-0 at halftime. Emily Hinz halved the deficit in the 66th minute with her first goal of the season before the Bulldogs (4-1-1, 1-1-1) equalized on Lizzy Fontes' first goal of the season. UMD goalkeeper Carlye Wright made five saves.
Tanner Gray defeated the Northland duo of Jason Line and Greg Anderson to win the National Hot Rod Association Carolina Nationals Pro Stock event Sunday in Concord, N.C. Gray eliminated Line, a Wright native, in a close semifinal. Gray's speed of 209.72 mph edged Line's 209.65 to reach the finish line first despite a slower time of 6.610 to Line's 6.603. Anderson, a Duluth native who defeated Bo Butner in the other semifinal with a top speed of 209.98, then faced Gray in the championship round. Gray's 6.614 time and speed of 208.07 topped Anderson's 6.638 and 207.82.
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