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 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 23, 2022 

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

 By Jana Peterson    Sports    June 10, 2022

Esko eliminated after strong playoff run

After going undefeated in the Section 7AA tournament, the Esko boys baseball team was eliminated Tuesday, losing 5-0 to Marshall in the afternoon, then 11-9 to Proctor that night. Coach Ben Haugen... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 10, 2022

Esko champions double the fun at track sections

Strong headwinds didn't help times, but there were plenty of top local performers in the Section 7A track meet last week at University of Minnesota Duluth. Both the Esko boys and girls teams took top... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    June 3, 2022

Eskomos battle, fall in softball playoffs

After starting the season 2-4, the Esko softball team went on a roll and entered the 7AA Section playoffs as the No. 2 seed. The Eskomos opened the playoffs with back-to-back wins before losing to... 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

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    May 27, 2022

7AA Softball: Esko starts playoffs strong

Esko, the lone Class AA softball team in the county, opened sectional play Tuesday at home with a resounding 15-5 win over the Mesabi East Giants. The win moves the Eskomos on to the second round of... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    May 27, 2022

Esko baseball keeps winning with its power game

Sporting a roster that includes only one senior, one might expect a rebuilding year for the Esko baseball team. Instead, the Eskomos are 14-3 and are currently fighting for the top seed in Section... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    May 13, 2022

Esko, Cloquet dominate True Team

Cloquet High School hosted the Section 7AA True Team meet on Tuesday afternoon under sunny skies and temperatures that zoomed into the 80s. It was the first real warm day for track athletes, giving th... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    May 13, 2022

Eskomos breeze at home invitational

Last Thursday six area boys and girls track teams met in Esko for the Esko Sports Alliance Showcase Invitational track meet. In the end the Esko boys and girls dominated to take first place, but... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    April 29, 2022

Baseball previews: Players fighting weather early on

Mother Nature has not been kind to local high school baseball teams this spring. Cold, snowy and rainy weather has caused more than normal cancellations and postponements in the northern half of the... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    April 15, 2022

Slow start dooms Esko

Opening the high school softball season against one of the top teams in the area is never easy, but to open on the road when your team has not had a chance to practice outside is even tougher. That... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    April 8, 2022

Track previews: Area teams prepare for takeoff

The warm weather of spring and the melting snow has local track teams getting ready for another exciting season. Take a look at some of these athletes in this preview of the 2022 track and field... Full story


In Memoriam: Plachta loved coaching softball to the end

The local softball world lost an icon last week when Roger Plachta passed away. I first got to know Roger when I coached against him in the 1990s in the Lake Superior Fastpitch League in Duluth. I... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 25, 2022

State slips from Esko's grasp

A slow second half for the Esko boys basketball team allowed Pequot Lakes just enough time to pick up a come-from-behind win in the Section 7AA boys championship game last Thursday night. The Patriots... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 18, 2022

Cold start ends Esko run

A valiant comeback attempt by the Esko girls basketball team fell just short last week as the Eskomos fell 48-42 to Pierz in a Section 7AA girls semifinal game March 9 in Hermantown. The story of the... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 18, 2022

Eskomos steamroll opposition, head to Section 7AA finals

The Esko Eskomos boys basketball team entered Tuesday night's Section 7AA semifinal matchup with Crosby-Ironton with a 24-3 record and an eight-game win streak. The Eskomos left with a nine-game win... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 11, 2022

'Jacks muscle way into final

It has been quite a journey for the seniors on this year's Cloquet girls basketball team. Two years ago, the Lumberjacks won just three games. Last year they doubled that win total to six wins. On... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 11, 2022

Esko squeaks into semifinals

The Esko girls advanced to the Section 7AA girls semifinals following a 47-43 win over Virginia Monday night in Hermantown. Last Thursday, the Eskomos advanced through the second round of the... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 11, 2022

Boys playoff action heats up this week

Local boys basketball teams began first-round playoff action Monday night, with playoffs throughout the week with state playoff berths at stake. Section 5A Carlton County schools in the 5A tournament... Full story


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