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 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 24, 2020 

FDL finds another gear

Trailing by a point at halftime against Chisholm did not sit very well with Fond du Lac boy's basketball coach Earl Otis last Friday night. The Ogichidaa came out lethargic and the head coach felt an... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    Sports    January 24, 2020 

The Ticker: A quick look at area teams in action

Thursday, Jan. 16 Girls Basketball Cromwell-Wright-73 Barnum-29 The Cards rolled early and held a 45-15 halftime lead as Taya Hakamaki poured in 24 points, Natalee Hakamaki threw down 20 points and... Full story

 By Jana Peterson    Sports    January 24, 2020 

Alpine team builds toward Section meet

With lots of natural snow and overall pleasant temperatures, it's been a great year for alpine skiing so far, said Cloquet-Esko- Carlton coach Ryan Zimny. With 11 girls and five boys, the veteran coac... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    Sports    January 24, 2020 

Local Sports Schedule

Boys Hockey CEC vs Bemidji at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 CEC vs Forest Lake at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 CEC at Hermantown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 Girls Hockey CEC vs Bemidji at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 Wrestling CEC vs Superior at Esko Hig... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 24, 2020 

CEC's 17-game win streak snapped in 6-1 loss

The Section 7A top seed was at stake on Tuesday night when the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls hockey team traveled to Proctor to take on Proctor/Hermantown. The Lumberjacks entered the game with a... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 24, 2020 

Korby's Connections: Winter fever has set in fast for baseball fans

The Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan came to Duluth on Tuesday. This is the 60th season of the Caravan and this year's tour featured 1991 World Series pitching hero Jack Morris, Twins TV announcer Dick... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 24, 2020 

Wilderness get much-needed weekend sweep

Heading into their first weekend at home in 2020, the Minnesota Wilderness were in need of something substantial to happen. They got just that - sweeping Bismarck by 3-2 and 4-0 scores at Northwoods... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 17, 2020

CEC on a roll; ranked No. 2

After starting the season 1-2, the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls hockey team has steamrolled the competition and have cruised to 16 straight wins including wins over Duluth Marshall, Cambridge-Isanti... Full story


The ticker: A quick look at area teams in action

Thursday, Jan. 9 Boys Basketball Hermantown-72 Cloquet-62 The Lumberjacks were within a point at halftime, but the Hawks were able to pull away for the win. Markus Pokornowski led the ’Jacks with 24 points. Adam Schneider finished with 16 and... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 17, 2020

The Jug stays in Carlton for boys

Things had to feel a bit different in Tuesday's tilt for the Little Brown Jug in Carlton. The Bulldogs hosted the Wrenshall Wrens for the annual "battle for the jug," but this was the first year the... Full story


Wrestlers scramble with depleted roster

Heading into the 2019-2020 season, the CEC wrestling team was behind the 8-ball with lower numbers than expected and injuries. While performing well in individual matches, the team has struggled as a... Full story


Lumberjacks come up short

Lumberjacks senior goalie Owen Carlson makes a save against Eden Prairie's Ben Steeve at Eden Prairie Jan. 10. The Eagles squeaked by the Lumberjacks 3-2. Midway through the second period the 'Jacks... Full story


Home sweep

The fifth-grade traveling boys basketball team went undefeated in their home tournament this past weekend with wins over Drummond, Moose Lake and Proctor. Another team also swept, and the Lumberjacks...


Local sports schedule

Boys Hockey • CEC at Virginia 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 • CEC vs Superior at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 • CEC vs Bemidji at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 Girls Hockey • CEC at Proctor 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 • CEC at Grand Rapids 7 p.m.... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 10, 2020

'Jacks sputter, then steamroll

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys hockey team was busy this past week with three home games that included a pair of wins on Friday and Tuesday. On Thursday, the 'Jacks fell 3-2 to Eagan. On Friday, the Lu... Full story


The ticker

Thursday, Jan. 2 Boys Basketball Carlton-75 Two Harbors-66 Ben Soderstrom with 32 points, Matthew Santkuyl with 21 points and Ryan Gray with 13 points led the Bulldogs to the win over the Agates. Justin Swanson added four points. Adam Hey had three p... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 10, 2020

Pocernich is new points king

Micah Pocernich is now the all-time scoring leader in Cromwell-Wright boys basketball history. Pocernich poured in 27 points on Friday in a 68-43 win over Silver Bay and has now surpassed Pete Smith... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 10, 2020

Eskomos, Rebels battle to the bitter end

Friday's Esko-Moose Lake/Willow River boys basketball game featured teams that looked like mirror images of each other. In the end, the Eskomos overcame a 13-point deficit and managed to sneak out of... Full story


Cardinals want season to end like they've started it

Cromwell-Wright girls' basketball head coach Jeff Gronner said the highlight of the season thus far has been winning for Mountain Iron-Buhl Holiday tournament for the first time since playing in that... Full story


Where ski lessons are life lessons

Not too long after he could walk, at age 2, Cale Prosen began skiing. He started with the Cloquet Ski Club, under the tutelage of coaches Ken Ripp and Pat Marciniak, along with parent volunteers. "I... Full story


This week in local sports

Boys Basketball Cloquet • vs Barnum at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 • at Virginia at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 • vs Crosby-Ironton at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 Carlton • vs South Ridge at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10 • vs Wrenshall at 7:15 p.m.... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 3, 2020

A rough-and-tumble tourney

The Wood City Classic opened last Friday in Cloquet with some competitive play on both sides of the court for the boys and girls. On the boys side, the host team downed Cromwell-Wright and Proctor... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    January 3, 2020

Rodd's Ramblings: In 1976, a classic tourney

The history of the Wood City Classic basketball tournament is rife with stories about games and players. But perhaps no tournament was more impressive than the Jan. 2-3, 1976 Classic, which featured... Full story


Esko boys take home tournament title

The Esko boys basketball team captured their eighth consecutive Esko Coaches Classic Holiday championship Saturday by dominating Duluth Marshall 94-52 in the title matchup. In what was a split... Full story


Weekend stars

Coaches Classic all-tournament teams. Boys team • Cedric LeFave, Hinckley-Finlayson • Trevor Morrison, North Woods • Payton Wefel, Esko • Mathew Erickson, Duluth Marshall • Riley Fischer, Esko • Tournament MVP: James LeGarde, Esko Girls...


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