UMD dance team competes in Florida The University of Minnesota Duluth Dance Team traveled to Orlando, Fla., to compete in the 2019 Universal Dance Association College National Championships in January and placed fifth out of 32 teams in the Open ...
UMD dance team competes in Florida
The University of Minnesota Duluth Dance Team traveled to Orlando, Fla., to compete in the 2019 Universal Dance Association College National Championships in January and placed fifth out of 32 teams in the Open Jazz category. This was the team's third trip to the UDA College National Championships and their third time placing in the top five. New this year the team had the benefit of coaches for the first time with coaches Alli Mackner, a UMDDT alumni, and Kaitlyn (Jerrick) Lundquist, an alumni of the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders.
Pictured: UMD Dance Team members are (back row, l to r): Alli Mackner, Jenna Davis, Amber Fleck, Ali Pomerleau, Aliah Jaramillo, Allison Guse, Kaitlyn Lundquist; (middle row, l to r): Lauren Pulvermacher, Clarissa Pederson, Sarah Prescott, Kiki Oie, Kamie Ashanti and (front row, l to r): Erin Johnson, Brianna Shirley, Brynna Ringham, Madi Hjermstad, and Jordan Fleek.
Spartan wrestlers place in tournament
Superior Spartan youth/middle school wrestlers headed to Northshore Classic Tournament in Proctor. Fifteen participated from the team. They are first graders: Noah Renfroe (third place), Nathan Madsen (third place), Chase Lieble (third place). Third grader Lyle Kokolis (third place), Fourth graders: Logan Madsen (fourth place), Noah Rudkin (first place), Brayden Holsclaw (third place), Fifth graders: Jamison Cornelius (third place), Aeven Devera (second place), Sixth grader Justin Rookey Jr. (second place), Seventh grader: Ethan Ostman (fourth place), Eighth graders: Trevor Derick (first place), Caden Ostman (third place), Jason Thomas (first place), and Eric Winterscheidt (second place).
Minnesota North Volleyball place in tournament
Minnesota North Volleyball teams participated in tournaments in the Twin Cities. The 18-1 girls took took first place in the Gold 18s Division at the Northstar Presidents' Day Challenge while the 16-1 girls team took second place in the Gold 16s Division. The 18-1 boys team took first place in the Club Division in the NCR Winter Tourney.
18-1 girls pictured are ( back row, l to r): Christyn May,Head Coach; Lauren Skar, Duluth East; Kirstin Cotter, Duluth East; Hope Schjenken, Deer River; Natalie Arnston, Hermantown; Caitlin Schneeweis, Denfeld; Megan Walsh, Grand Rapids; Caleigh Jensen, Superior; David Hamil, Assistant Coach; (bottom, l to r): Duygu Yildirim, Washburn; Ashley Larson, Denfeld; Hannah Hughes, Superior; Jordyn Maas, Denfeld; and Arabella Bouchard, Washburn.
16-1 girls pictured (back row, l to r): Brenna Stark, Esko; Claire Walsh, Grand Rapids; McKenna Coughlin, Ely; Abby Thompson, Chisholm; Hannah Reichensperger, Northeast Range; Alli Ahlers, Denfeld; Payton Rodberg, Proctor (front row, l to r): Taia Grishaber, Virginia; Stephanie Zimmer, Mesabi East; and Kennedy Barrett, Hermantown.
Boys pictured: (back row, l to r) Tyler Carlson, Assistant Coach; Cade Slattengren, Hermantown; Chris Sampson, Duluth East; Niklas Oltmanns, Duluth East; Ethan Wearing, Superior; Evan Wearing, Superior; Pete Stasiuk, Head Coach; (front row, l to r): Michael Olson, Moose Lake; Daniel Luhm, Proctor; and Luke Johnson, Cook County.