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 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 25, 2020 

Football, volleyball are back while schools struggle with staffing

The Minnesota State High School League's Board of Directors online meeting Monday was packed with coaches and activities directors across the state. The meeting was held to determine whether or not th... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 25, 2020 

Lumberjacks get a historic win

7Notice is hereby served that the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys soccer team is now 6-0 on the season following two impressive wins last week. On Thursday the Lumberjacks beat Duluth East for the first tim... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 25, 2020 

Esko claims winning record

The Esko girls soccer team picked up an impressive win Sept. 17 as they knocked off Hermantown for the second time this season. Two second-half goals helped secure the 2-0 road win. "I think the... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 25, 2020 

Girls bounce back

After suffering a 6-1 loss at the hands of Grand Rapids-Greenway on Monday, the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls tennis team rallied for a solid home win against Superior on Tuesday. Against GRG the lone CE...


Rebels, Panthers take Chub Lake

On what Rebels head cross country coach Adam Whealan called a "perfect day for running," the collaborative Moose Lake/Willow River/Barnum team won the boys varsity race last Thursday at Carlton's... Full story


Cloquet girls keep rolling past East, Hibbing

Playing at home last Thursday on a perfect day for soccer, the Cloquet girls team stayed undefeated by slipping past Duluth East 3-2. With temperatures in the mid-60s and a partly cloudy sky, and... Full story


Coach led 'Jacks to baseball glory

Athletes who played for Cloquet, Barnum, Proctor, and the University of Minnesota Duluth are likely to tell you they've never forgotten fiery redheaded coach and teacher Jerry Erickson. He was my... Full story


'Jacks go 1-2 on home course

Coming off a win in Hermantown a week earlier, the Cloquet boys cross country team came in atop a three-team triangular meet at their home course in Cloquet Thursday afternoon. Junior Harmony Tracy... Full story


Esko soccer at .500

The Esko girls soccer team fell to 2-2 on the season on Thursday night with a tough 2-1 road loss in Grand Rapids. After falling behind 2-0 in the first half the Eskomos rallied in the second half, but the clock expired and the Thunderhawks managed...


Tennis team wins

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls tennis team traveled to Superior to take on the Spartans on Monday, and the Lumberjacks came away with an impressive 6-1 win. Marina Dostal got things started for CEC at No. 1 singles by downing Superior’s Jillian...


Grouse feathers wanted

Spruce grouse hunters in northern Minnesota’s boreal forests are being asked to voluntarily submit feather samples for a genetics research project being conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in partnership with the University...


CEC swim team ramps up times quickly

With two meets already this season, the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls swim team is seeing solid improvement over last season. The Lumberjacks have solid numbers and hope to balance a generally young team... Full story

 By MPR News    Sports    September 18, 2020

MSHSL moves football, volleyball seasons to late fall

Minnesota high school football and volleyball are back on for the falls sports season. After an August decision to postpone those sports until the spring, the 20-member Minnesota State High School... Full story


Great expectation, surprise at triangular

There was a lot of the expected mixed with a little of the unexpected last Thursday as Esko, Carlton/Wrenshall and Cromwell-Wright hooked up in a cross country race at Pine Valley in Cloquet. The... Full story


'Jacks swarm the net

With 12 seniors on his roster and a plethora of talent, Cloquet/Esko/Carlton boys soccer coach Dave Bergan must feel like he robbed a bank. After four matches this season, the Lumberjacks have... Full story


Families flock to annual parent-child tournament

The end of August and Labor Day weekend usually signify the beginning of the end of summer in northeastern Minnesota. It is also the scheduled time for the Dan Sheff Memorial Parent Child Golf... Full story


Korby's Connections: Bergstedt's 1955 Esko team made history

This year marked the 65th anniversary of Carlton County's first foray into the Minnesota State High School Basketball Tournament. Led by superstar Harold Bergstedt, Esko qualified for the tourney in... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 4, 2020

Lumberjacks roll over Esko in opener

Some semblance of normalcy returned to the local sports scene Tuesday afternoon when the Cloquet girls soccer team hosted Esko at the high school's Rol Bromberg Field. Or maybe it was the new normal,... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 4, 2020

Cross Country: Cloquet runners aim for return trip to state

A year ago the Cloquet boys cross country team was loaded with talent, including four strong seniors. As a team, the Lumberjack boys qualified for the state tournament and were a force to be reckoned... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 4, 2020

Cross Country: Esko ready for a fast start to the season

The Esko boys and girls cross country teams have been notorious for being perennial contenders in the sectional meet. After a challenging time last year, things look to be on the upswing for the... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 4, 2020

Cross Country: Combined Rebels team aims to compete hard

Willow River/Barnum can expect to have a big season in boys and girls cross country this fall. The Rebels have 45 athletes out this fall as they hope to improve on a seventh-place finish for the boys... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 4, 2020

Cross Country: Cardinals do the work to win

Don't look now, but the Cromwell-Wright Cards could be on the verge of something special this cross country season. A year ago the Cards sent two athletes to the state meet and this year it could be... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 4, 2020

Cross Country: Raptors ready to run

The Carlton/Wrenshall Raptors cross country girls and boys teams are hoping No. 3 will be a charm. After forming a cooperative team in 2018, last season was the second year in a row the Raptors had... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    September 4, 2020

Cross Country: Panthers add depth to talent and experience

Now in his 17th year as the head cross country coach at South Ridge and previously AlBrook, Jeremy Polson is no stranger to the ups and downs of high school athletics. "Last year was a rebuilding year... Full story

 By Kerry Rodd    Sports    August 28, 2020

Lumberjacks girls soccer shoots for another state run

If local girls soccer teams think the Lumberjacks will be a pushover this season due to losing the area's top player Kiana Bender, they should think again. The Cloquet girls soccer team appears ready... Full story


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