Hockey leaning toward Class A
December 16, 2022
After decades of playing in the state’s largest hockey class, the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys hockey team will likely move to Class A next season.
Cloquet High School activities director Paul Riess told Cloquet school board members at their meeting Monday that the change has been a frequent topic with supporters. The Lumberjacks girls team made the move five or six years ago, then played their way to second place in the 2019-20 season’s Class A state tournament.
The last couple years, Riess said, he’s faced even more people asking why the boys team continues to play much larger schools...