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 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    October 11, 2019 

Cloquet shines in Swain monsoon

The Cloquet cross country teams were unfazed by the mud, the cold or the rain Saturday as the boys team captured first and the girls took fourth place in the 69th annual Swain Invitational cross count... Full story

 

Eskomos rein in hot Rebels

On a cool Friday night in Willow River, Esko pulled off a 20-18 upset to end the Rebels' four-game winning streak. Despite four turnovers on the night, the Eskomos took advantage of an interception an...

 

Esko sweeps rival Cloquet

After losing two sets earlier this year to Esko, Cloquet was hoping to rebound Tuesday night as the Eskomos and the Lumberjacks met in a cross- town rivalry match at the Cloquet Middle School. Esko de...

 

Raptors down Cardinals, remain unbeaten at 3-0

The 2019 combination of the Carlton Bulldogs and Wrenshall Wrens football teams continued its early season success Friday night as the Raptors picked up their third win of the season. Using stellar...

 

South Ridge gets its first win ever against Cromwell-Wright

For the first time in school history, South Ridge defeated Cromwell-Wright in high school football action, as the Panthers shut out the Cardinals 36-0 in Culver Friday, Sept. 6. "We saw some things we...

 

Raptors top off historic night with a big win over Panthers

On a cool Friday night at Carlton's Jim Erickson Field, two longtime rivals came onto the field as one team for the first game of the season as the Carlton-Wrenshall Raptors edged the South Ridge...

 

Runners get season ramped up with an unofficial race

Although it isn't an official meet, the annual races at Chub Lake mark the start of cross-country for area teams, who converge on the park in their favorite running clothes (or just their shorts) for...

 

Cloquet bows out of Legion playoffs

The Cloquet American Legion baseball team went 1-2 in the District 10 tournament last week, after opening with a 7-2 victory over Hibbing. Cloquet was the host site this year, with Wade Stadium in...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    July 26, 2019

Cloquet set for playoffs

The Cloquet VFW baseball team finished its regular season Tuesday with a disappointing loss to Proctor, but second-year coach Greg Thompson said the young team has continued to improve. "We wanted to...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    July 19, 2019

CCC Invite goes into overtime

Hermantown's Taylor Sundbom won his third Cloquet Country Club Invitational Sunday, coming from three strokes off the lead to tie Matt Mellin of Duluth and force extra holes. With both players tied...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    July 12, 2019

Young Cloquet Legion team takes on diamond

With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July in our rearview mirror, the Cloquet Legion baseball team is preparing for a district tournament right around the corner. "We are a very young team," fo...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 28, 2019

Softball, baseball stars get one last turn on the diamond

The spring sports season wrapped up with what has become a fan and player favorite for all - the Polar League All Star baseball and softball games. Things kicked off Friday at Wade Stadium in West...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 21, 2019

South Ridge can't find offense at state tournament

Entering the Class A State Baseball Tournament, the South Ridge Panthers were hoping experience would pay off at their second-straight appearance, but South Ridge fell twice last Thursday and Friday....

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 14, 2019

Panthers play in first state softball tournament

The South Ridge Panthers were rolling on a hot streak when they entered the girls state softball tournament last week at Caswell Park in North Mankato, with Malania Madill throwing 33 scoreless inning...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 14, 2019

Young Esko team falls at State

The Esko Eskomos made their fourth consecutive appearance at the Class AA girls state softball tournament last Thursday in North Mankato, but this one was somewhat different than the previous three...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 14, 2019

Eskomos baseball team fall in section finals

Playing in their seventh section 7AA playoff game last Thursday in Proctor, the Esko Eskomos knew it was an uphill battle facing Duluth Marshall. They were right. The two-time defending section champi...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 7, 2019

South Ridge gets first title; draws returning state champs

For a season threatened by no head softball coach until a few days before the start of spring practice, having Roger Plachta appears to have been the perfect choice. The former University of Wisconsin...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    June 7, 2019

'Jacks are section champs on the links

Keegan Poppenberg may have not been the favorite to win the section title heading into the section meet at Giants Ridge last week, but the senior certainly showed his leadership skills, winning the...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    May 31, 2019

'Jacks bolt to front in section 7AA play

Lumberjack senior Keegan Poppenberg led all golfers after the first round of the section 7AA boys golf tournament Tuesday at Giants Ridge in Biwabik. Poppenberg shot an even par 70 to finish atop the...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    May 24, 2019

Esko takes boys track title; girls are second

The Eskomos boys track team captured the 2019 Polar League Track and Field Championship crown last week in Esko while the girls team took a close second to Two Harbors. The Esko boys finished ahead of Two Harbors with a team total of 145.5 points...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    May 17, 2019

Lumberjack boys continue mastery on the links

The Lumberjacks boys golf team dominated play at their home meet last week, with the team coming in 34 points ahead of the next-closest team and Sam Baker winning the individual play. The...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    May 17, 2019

Girl golfers get it in gear

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls golf team has not participated in many meets this spring but they are growing into the game, now that the weather is cooperating. Last week the Lady ’Jacks competed...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    May 10, 2019

Hot Eskomos team trounces the Bombers

The Esko Eskomos boys baseball team improved to 9-2 on the season Tuesday afternoon after defeating the Barnum Bombers by a score of 17-2 in a Polar League conference matchup. Esko scored 17 runs on...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    May 3, 2019

'Jacks best ML-WR, lose to Marshall

Early in April it looked like Mother Nature was going to provide the kind of spring we have not seen for a while, where Northland sports teams could play a full and normal schedule. As we all know,...

 
 By Dwight Cadwell    Sports    May 3, 2019

Golf team starts fast

The Cloquet boys golf team finally got to play in its first meet of the season last weekend and played very well - with a top-three individual finisher and a fourth-place team finish - despite a lack...

 

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