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 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 27, 2023 

Eskomos show depth in another big win

The Esko boys basketball team proved again Friday why it's a favorite in local basketball circles. The Eskomos hosted Moose Lake/Willow River - another perennial local basketball power - and handed... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 13, 2023

'Jacks move to 11-2 after busy week

In November, the Cloquet and Esko girls basketball teams opened the season with the Lumberjacks sneaking out a 3-point home win. Last week on Thursday, the two teams met again last Thursday - in Esko... Full story


Tradition holds at Esko tourney

Buzzing around in her yellow Esko girls basketball sweater Tuesday, Sue Northey greeted fans with hugs as they entered the school, made time for an interview, and eventually coached her Eskomos to... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    December 16, 2022

Esko finds way vs. neighbor Cloquet

Esko parlayed a strong defensive effort into a 72-55 early season win over Cloquet in Esko on Friday, Dec. 9. "It's always a tough game against Cloquet, but it is fun to play your next-door... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    December 2, 2022

'Jacks settle neighborhood feud

In a game that featured massive momentum swings, the Cloquet and Esko girls basketball teams kicked off thier seasons with a real nailbiter that ended in a 55-52 win for the 'Jacks. Both teams had... Full story


For Esko, so crushingly close

Wyatt Hudspith had just booted a careerlong 35-yard field goal to give his Esko football team a 17-14 lead over Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton midway through the fourth quarter last weekend, and the boys in... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 11, 2022

Gritty win elevates Esko to State

When Esko needed big plays Thursday against Pequot Lakes, the defense delivered. Because of that, the Eskomos are headed to State. Whether it was a pair of sacks by Nolan Witt, or Witt knocking a... Full story


Eskomos so close, can't tame Tigers

With wins over a pair of higher seeded teams in the Section 7AA volleyball tournament - and a spirited student section screaming behind them for every point - it'd be easy to call Esko a postseason... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 4, 2022

Furious comeback falls short for Esko

It was a tale of two halves for the Esko girls soccer team at the state tournament last week. The Eskomos started slow before mounting a furious rally Thursday, Oct. 24, but came up short on the... Full story


'Perseverance' prevails for 7A girls winner

It was hard to know who was more excited after the Section 7A girls cross country race last week: South Ridge champion Evelyn Brodeen, or her grandmother Lauri Brodeen. The proud grandma said she had... Full story

 By Tyler Korby    Sports    November 4, 2022

They're back: Esko rolls to final

While being a football quarterback bestows extra expectations, the weight of the position doesn't faze Ty Christensen. Literally. When the Esko senior shouldered the hardest of defeats last November... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    November 4, 2022

Cloquet, Esko in the hunt

Sectional volleyball play opened across the state of Minnesota last week. Up north the Section 7A tournament kicked things off at various locations Wednesday, Oct. 26, with larger schools joining the... Full story


State Soccer online update: Esko falls to St. Anthony

The Section 7A champion Eskomos struggled against No. 4 seed St. Anthony in a state quarterfinal game late Thursday afternoon. St. Anthony erupted for four goals in the first half to race to a 4-2... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    October 21, 2022

Updated: Wind, cold can't stop Esko

When Esko and Spectrum girls soccer met for the Section 7A championship Tuesday, the matchup pitted a speedy, defensive-minded Esko team against an offensive-minded juggernaut. In the end, the... Full story


ELECTION GUIDE: Esko School Board - Seven candidates

There are a total of seven candidates vying for three seats on the Esko School Board, and there are profiles of all seven of them within this file. So please read all the way to the bottom before you... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    October 14, 2022

Undefeated Eskomos demolish competition

The Esko football team continued its impressive undefeated season last Friday with a 77-6 homecoming romp over Hibbing. The win improved the Eskomos record to 6-0. Esko head coach Scott Arntson... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    October 14, 2022

Cloquet, Esko tie in grudge match overtime

Teams head into respective playoffs on equal footing Cloquet and Esko met early in the girls soccer season with the Lumberjacks coming out on top 5-2. Since that time, the Eskomos reeled off 11... Full story


In battle of top teams, Esko gets the 'W'

Two of the area's better volleyball teams hooked up last week when the South Ridge Panthers traveled to Esko to take on the Eskomos. While Esko pulled away to a 3-1 win, the fans of both teams were... Full story


Esko overcomes slow start to rock Agates

Entering Tuesday night's game against Two Harbors, the Esko girls soccer team sported a gaudy record of 8-1 and had the second best QRF ranking in the state. The Agates came in as the No. 30 ranked... Full story


Esko teachers, students embrace return to 'normal'

At their first meeting of the new school year, the Esko school board heard good news from district administrators. Principals Greg Hexum and Brian Harker told the board Monday, Sept. 12 that there is excitement in the building like never before. With...


Boys runners fill up medal stand at Superior 5K

Local cross country teams got a firsthand look at almost all the other teams in the area last Thursday at the Dan Conway Classic in Superior. Held at Pattison Park Golf Course, the Conway Classic was... Full story


Cloquet, Esko out of gate quickly in volleyball

The volleyball season is in full swing as teams have all played four or five opponents. This is the time of year when trends start to develop and coaches are able to start solidifying their lineups.... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 9, 2022

Balanced Esko rolls up Hunters

The Esko football team wasted little time in sending an early-season message to the rest of Section 7AAA that it is a team to be reckoned with after pounding Duluth Denfeld, 53-0, on Friday night in... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 2, 2022

Lumberjacks outshoot Esko for the win

Every year the Esko and Cloquet-Carlton girls soccer teams meet early in the season and the winner has an opportunity to set the tone for their season ahead. On Tuesday, it was the Lumberjacks who... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 17, 2022

Track: Esko's Perich is a state champion

The Class A state track meet last week featured some impressive performances from local small-town track teams. including one state title performance. Esko's Makoi Perich took first place in the boys... Full story


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