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 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 17, 2023

Hermantown ousts Lumberjacks in semi

After picking up an impressive quarterfinal win over Grand Rapids last Wednesday, Cloquet hit the road again March 10 to play Section 7AAA top seed Hermantown. When the dust cleared, the Lumberjacks... Full story

 By Tyler Korby    Sports    March 17, 2023

Grand Rapids rolls over Cloquet for three-peat

One wouldn't be able to tell by seeing the Cloquet senior's red, teary eyes afterward, but Macie Majerle saved her best basketball game for last. Entering last week scoring just 5 points per contest,... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 10, 2023

'Jacks overwhelm Hawks

A quick start helped propel the Lumberjacks girls basketball team past Hermantown 71-46 in the Section 7AAA semifinals Friday. "It was nice to see our girls start out strong," said Cloquet coach... Full story


Cloquet squeaks out playoff W with defense

Winners of four straight games, the Cloquet boys basketball team is headed to the Section 7AAA semifinals against Hermantown, after a 40-35 road win over Grand Rapids on Wednesday. The Lumberjacks... Full story


Cloquet underclassmen sets table for future

Cloquet-Esko wrestler Aiden Theisen competed in two matches at the state wrestling meet in St. Paul last weekend at Xcel Energy Center. He was pinned in both matches, competing for a total of 3 minutes, 46 seconds in the losses. The state tournament... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    March 3, 2023

Cloquet boys basketball are comeback kings

After stumbling on Feb. 21 in a road loss to Duluth Denfeld, the Cloquet boys basketball team bounced back with impressive back-to-back home wins over Grand Rapids and Providence Academy Friday and... Full story


Girls playoffs seedings, locations are set

The girls high school section basketball tournaments opened Monday across Minnesota. In Section 7A the first-round games featured Wrenshall at Littlefork-Big Falls, while Fond du Lac was scheduled to play at Nashwauk-Keewatin. Nashwauk-Keewatin was... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    February 24, 2023

'Sad' end, Lumberjacks upset in playoffs

The Lumberjacks boys hockey team had more shots but fewer goals Tuesday as they fell to Coon Rapids, 6-3, in the quarterfinal round of the Section 7AA boys hockey playoffs. Cloquet-Esko-Carlton, the... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    February 17, 2023

CEC section run ends with Mirage

A three-goal second period was enough to propel the Proctor/Hermantown Mirage to a 4-0 Section 7A semifinal win over Cloquet-Esko-Carlton on Saturday at Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Cloquet. The L... Full story


CEC skiers tackle tough conditions at State

Mother Nature was not kind to Minnesota state ski meet participants this week. Although state alpine skiers started the day with beautiful weather Tuesday morning, the rains came in the afternoon.... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    February 17, 2023

'Jacks focus on individual section matches

With only seven wrestlers able to compete, the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton wrestling team took sixth place in the six-team Great River Conference tournament last week in Isle. "There are 14 different weight... Full story


Eskomos cool hot Cloquet start

For the second time this season, rivals Esko and Cloquet met in boys basketball and for the second time it was the Eskomos prevailing over the Lumberjacks, this time by a much closer score of 75-69 on... Full story


Foundation awards grants

During the final quarter of 2022, Duluth’s Northland Foundation awarded 18 grants totaling $431,000 to support people and communities for a thriving region. Funding included $30,000 for the Li’l Lumberjacks Learning Center in Cloquet, a child...


'Jacks shut door on Wolverines

Erin Loeb scored twice and the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls hockey team defeated Rock Ridge, 3-1, in Cloquet at Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Tuesday's first round of the Section 7A girls hockey... Full story


Ski teams fly into postseason

The Lumberjacks girls alpine team missed a trip to State by one place Tuesday, taking third place at the Section 7 meet at Giants Ridge. Cloquet-Esko-Carlton head coach Ryan Zimny said one skier fell... Full story


Nordic team sends relay teams to State

Over a week's time, the Lumberjacks Nordic ski team had its share of triumphs and losses, with temperature highs and lows to match. Fighting minus-5-degree temperatures at the Lake Superior... Full story


College signings: Jaxson McCray and Alex Omenge

Cloquet football players Jaxson McCray (left) and Alex Omenge pose with Lumberjacks coach Jeff Ojanen after signing their letters of intent to play football at Minnesota North College–Mesabi Range... Full story


My run-ins with Kevin McHale

Cloquet and Hibbing, both in northern Minnesota, have had spirited sports encounters over the years, with the Lumberjacks and Bluejackets enjoying memorable and classic confrontations in football,...

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    February 3, 2023

Healthy Lumberjacks catch a win streak

Team breaks through to go over .500 The Cloquet boys basketball team won for the fifth time in the last six games when they throttled Duluth Marshall, 98-69, Monday. "We are playing pretty well right... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    January 27, 2023

'It's time to make the move' - Boys hockey to shift to Class A next season

After January 27, it will be official: the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys hockey team will move to Class A hockey starting next season for at least two years, a move that 90 percent of parents in the... Full story


'Jacks escape frenzy with a tie

Following a tough loss to Duluth East the night before, the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys hockey team looked to change their fortune Friday when they hosted Holy Angels Academy at Northwoods Credit Union... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    News    January 20, 2023

Snow removal hot topic at city council

With nearly 50 inches of snow recorded so far this winter, it's no surprise Cloquet residents feel like the streets are not up to their usual standards. Waits have been longer, and the piles of snow...

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 20, 2023

Well-matched Lumberjacks, Rebels tangle for a tie

The Moose Lake Area and Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls hockey teams seem like a good barometer for one another. The teams tied 1-1 on Monday at Northwoods Credit Union Arena, as staunch goaltending... Full story


Marciniak leads with laughs

For over 60 years, he has made me and many other Carlton County residents laugh. His name is Tom Marciniak, although "Maynard" has been his informal handle since childhood. All Scanlon kids had... 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


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