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 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 3, 2022

7A softball roundup: Rebels claw way to championship game

The Section 7A softball tournament has found its way to the final two teams as tournament action continued Tuesday at Braun Park in Cloquet. Defending section 7A champion Cherry will face Moose... Full story

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 3, 2022

Baseball: Eskomos eating up playoff opponents

Esko opened up section 7AA baseball action with a pair of victories Tuesday afternoon and evening. The top-seeded team was scheduled to face Rock Ridge at 2 p.m. Thursday at Superior High School... Full story

 

Barnum falls short in section final

The Barnum boys basketball season came to an end Friday night as a state-ranked Nevis team defeated the Bombers 67-37 in the section 5A finals in Foley. Barnum - the top seed out of the eastern half o... Full story

 

Section 7A roundup: South Ridge battles to the end

The South Ridge boys basketball season came to an end Saturday at UMD in a hard-fought game against the No. 1 seeded Cherry Tigers. After falling to Cherry by 43 points in December, the Panthers... Full story

 

Bombers soar past Cardinals to title game

Evan Gustafson and Joe Peterson each scored 18 points as Barnum topped Cromwell-Wright 57-39 to capture the 5A east subsection championship Tuesday night in Hinckley. Gustafson, who hit three of... Full story

 

Bombers edge out Upsala, fall in semis

Barnum junior Rayna Klejeski had a big night last Thursday in the section 5A playoffs: not only did she score the 1,000th point of her career, she also hit the game-winning basket as the Bombers... Full story

 

Panthers maintain perfection

The South Ridge girls basketball remained unbeaten with an impressive 68-24 victory Thursday at home over Barnum in a Polar League Conference matchup. The Panthers used defense and solid shot... Full story

 

Lumberjacks get over Esko

Prior to the Lumberjacks first game of the season Tuesday, head coach Heather Young said "the first game of the season we normally feel rushed and ready to go, but tonight I think we are set." This... Full story

 

Eskomos hang tough in rugged loss

The Eskomos' hopes of moving into the state Class AAA championship next week dwindled away down the stretch of the fourth quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium Saturday afternoon. That's when Dassel-Cokato... Full story

 

Tournament draw is a tough one for South Ridge

Longtime Carlton volleyball coach Barb Soukkala sent a note to Brad Olesiak following the Panthers victory over Northeast Range in the section finals. “Congratulations,” it read, “remember to sit back and enjoy and don’t forget to take in... Full story

 

'Jacks hit a stadium wall

The Cloquet girls soccer team ended its state run last week with two losses and a fourth place in Class AA. The Lumberjacks took to the big stage at U.S. Bank Stadium Thursday afternoon in a... Full story

 

South Ridge earns first trip to state tournament

South Ridge earned its first ever state volleyball appearance Saturday by defeating Northeast Range 3-1 in front of a large crowd at the Lincoln Elementary School in Hibbing. After coming from behind... Full story

 

From here on out, it's an inside job

The Lumberjacks were hoping for the No. 5 seed in the Minnesota Class AA state tournament, knowing they would have a rematch with St. Francis, which defeated Cloquet in the first match of the season.... Full story

 

Boys state soccer: One and done - but not without a fight

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys soccer season didn't end the way they were hoping, but with the thrilling 2-1 double overtime loss to Mahtomedi, the Lumberjacks showed many why they are one of the best... Full story

 

Statebound! CEC boys find redemption

Brothers Jordan Aultman scored twice and Elijah Aultman once as the Lumberjacks defeated top-seeded Denfeld 3-2 in the Section 7AA championship Tuesday night. Winning was sweet revenge for No. 3 seed... Full story

 

Girls get another - with state in the offing

When the Lumberjacks won their second straight Section 7A title a year ago, it was bittersweet. Thanks to Covid-19 guidelines, there was no state tournament, so the victory left the Cloquet players... Full story

 

Unbeaten 'Jacks sweep Bulldogs

The Cloquet varsity volleyball team continued on a great start to the 2021 season with a three- set sweep over Carlton Tuesday. The Lumberjacks - who are now 3- 0 on the season - have not lost a set... Full story

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    May 28, 2021

Wilderness swept out of postseason

After a long and uncertain 2020-2021 season, the Minnesota Wilderness saw their season and hopes of a second Robertson Cup championship end Tuesday night as the Wilderness fell in the Central... Full story

 

Wilderness pause season until after Christmas

Instead of playing their home opener on Saturday night, the Minnesota Wilderness will now put a hold on hockey operations until at least late December. Following the latest executive order put out by... Full story

 

Rebels, Panthers take Chub Lake

On what Rebels head cross country coach Adam Whealan called a "perfect day for running," the collaborative Moose Lake/Willow River/Barnum team won the boys varsity race last Thursday at Carlton's... Full story

 

'Jacks go 1-2 on home course

Coming off a win in Hermantown a week earlier, the Cloquet boys cross country team came in atop a three-team triangular meet at their home course in Cloquet Thursday afternoon. Junior Harmony Tracy... Full story

 

For Cards, it's win and you're out

The Cromwell-Wright girls basketball team started off fast at last week's Minnesota girls state basketball tournament, but then they hit a wall - one not of their own making. After winning a... Full story

 

Cromwell-Wright, Esko lead the pack into playoffs

The Cardinals girls basketball team is poised to make a deep run into the 2020 girls section playoffs as action begins this week. Cromwell-Wright has been one of the top teams in Class A over the... Full story

 

Wilderness aims for late surge as season ebbs

With only 12 games remaining in the regular season schedule, the Minnesota Wilderness are hoping for a last season push to put themselves into the Central Division playoffs and the battle for the... Full story

 

South Ridge, FDL split doubleheader

South Ridge and Fond du Lac Ojibwe met Monday night in Culver in a boys and girls doubleheader and each school came away with a win. The Panthers defeated FDL 62-45 in the girls contest, but the... Full story

 

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