GIRLS BASKETBALL WISCONSIN DIVISION 1 Sectional 1 Feb. 23 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 Tuesday's Late Results Cromwell-Wright 72, Bigfork 39 Deer River 78, Mesabi East 75 East Central 52, McGregor 45 Moose Lake-Willow River 76, Braham 74 Mountain Iron-Buhl 59, South Ridge 47 Nashwauk-Keewatin 95, Duluth Marshall 91 Rice Lake 83, Superior 65 BOYS HOCKEY Tuesday's Late Results Eveleth-Gilbert 0-1-2—3 Duluth Denfeld 0-2-2—4 First period — No scoring.
Northland College snapped St. Scholastica's 10-game winning streak and ended the Saints' chances of a UMAC title Wednesday with a 71-59 victory at Reif Gym. The Saints shot 38.9 percent from the field (21-of-54) and 12.5 percent from 3-point range (3-of-24). They trailed by as many as 17 in the second half. Northland finished the game hitting 53.7 percent from the field (29-of-54) and hit 58.33 percent (14-of-24) in the second half.
Herb Bergson, a former mayor of both Duluth and Superior, was arrested Tuesday after allegedly crashing his vehicle into a tree and lying to deputies about the incident. The 61-year-old, who has three convictions on his record for operating while intoxicated, pleaded not guilty Wednesday afternoon in Douglas County Circuit Court to misdemeanor charges of obstructing an officer and failure to install an ignition interlock device.
Itasca County authorities reported Wednesday that a missing 17-year-old girl was located safe. The Itasca County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday had asked for the public's help in locating Bali Mariah Frazer after she was last seen Monday. The Sheriff's Office thanked the public for their assistance with the case.
No change is expected atop the UMAC standings this spring as St. Scholastica was picked to win a 10th consecutive regular-season crown. The Saints were selected by league coaches in polling released Wednesday, earning six first-place votes and 61 total points. Crown, Northwestern and Wisconsin-Superior were second, third and fourth, respectively.
District Court St. Louis County Jan. 4 Wayne C. Polla, 80, Duluth, careless driving, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions. Feb. 1
Local actor and comedian Jody Kujawa’s life changed after playing a 600-pound shut-in in Renegade’s production of “The Whale.” He started to notice that some of his own symptoms matched those of the ailing protagonist.
News Tribune, Feb. 14, 1978 The Chisholm Memorial Hospital may have to close soon if it doesn't receive financial aid, hospital officials said yesterday. Hours have been cut in every department in the facility, and non-essential workers are laid off whenever there aren't enough patients. Morgan Park High School parents were told yesterday that closing the school is one of three options under consideration. Duluth schools have been faced with decreasing enrollment for seven years, causing a need for curriculum and teacher cutbacks, administrators say.
BOYS HOCKEY WISCONSIN SECTIONAL 1 Tuesday's First-Round Results Somerset 9, Barron/Chetek 2 River Falls 12, Webster-Siren 2 Thursday's Quarterfinals Somerset (6-19) at No. 1 Hudson (22-1-1), 7 p.m. No. 5 Amery (14-10) at No. 4 Baldwin-Woodville (16-6-1), 7 p.m. No. 6 Menomonie (5-19) at No. 3 New Richmond (17-5-1), 7:30 p.m. River Falls (5-13-1) at No. 2 Superior (12-10-2), 7 p.m. SECTIONAL 2 Tuesday's First-Round Results Hayward 9, Medford 0 Rice Lake 13, Chequamegon/Phillips 2