Feb. 15, 1978 A $3.7 million grant for the Barker's Island marina project in Superior has been approved by the federal Economic Development Administration. Sen. Gaylord Nelson announced the grant yesterday while speaking at the annual dinner of the Superior-Douglas County Development Association. The Duluth Planning Commission yesterday approved a staff recommendation to allow continued use of First Street between 27th and 30th avenues west as a truck route. A study by Barton-Ascham Associates of Minneapolis had recommended elimination of the route.
Michala Walther scored 13 points, Emelia Miner added 10, and St. Scholastica dominated the final 30 minutes to defeat Northland College 65-31 in a UMAC game Wednesday night at Reif Gym. The Saints (13-11 overall, 8-7 UMAC) led 12-10 after the opening quarter, but outscored the visitors 53-21 the rest of the way. St. Scholastica, which already has secured a spot in the upcoming conference playoffs, concludes the regular season Saturday at Crown College.
BOYS BASKETBALL INDIVIDUAL LEADERS SCORING Player Games Pts. Avg. Nick Carlson, South Ridge 19 457 24.1 Jayden Ruberg, Two Harbors 18 419 23.3 Dylan DeChampeau, G'way 17 377 22.2 Carson Passer, McGregor 15 332 22.1 Cade Goggleye, North Woods 17 368 21.9 Carson Becicka, Mesabi East 13 277 21.3 Nick Mattson, Wrenshall 17 355 20.9 Tyler Kelley, Wrenshall 19 393 20.7 Kyle Shevich, Deer River 19 389 20.5 Brody Eldien, Proctor 20 404 20.2 2-POINT FIELD GOALS (Minimum 80 attempts)
200 MEDLEY RELAY 1. Hibbing 1:43.5 2. Duluth 1:46.8 3. Mesabi East 1:47.1 4. Chisholm 1:47.7 5. Eveleth-Gilbert 1:52.5 200 FREESTYLE 1. Ryan Zelen, Duluth 1:48.8 2. Levi Jofs, MesabI East 1:53.5 3. Luke Sailstad, Duluth 1:53.7 4. Ben Brunfelt, Mesabi East 1:54.5 5. Joe Lindmeier, Virginia 1:55.4 200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY 1. Ryan Zelen, Duluth 2:03.4 2. Ben Brunfelt, Mesabi East 2:08.5 3. Julien Yung, Duluth 2:10.4 4. Jack Jarvela, Duluth 2:13.4 5. Bob DeLage, Mesabi East 2:15.5
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.