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New Faces Boost Wilderness’ Production

Wilderness Climb Back Up NAHL Rankings

CLOQUET, Minn.-  The high school hockey season is long and gone, but junior hockey is still in full swing and the Minnesota Wilderness are beginning to heat up. The team was off to a slow start but thanks to some new additions the Wilderness are climbing the NAHL standings and have a chance to secure home ice advantage in the…

UMD Hockey Departs For Sioux Falls

Faces Minnesota State-Mankato in NCAA Western Regional

  DULUTH, Minn.- What seemed like such a long shot just a few short days ago is now a reality for the UMD Men’s Hockey team as they pack their bags for Sioux Falls and the opening round of the NCAA Western Regional. One last practice on the ice at Amsoil Arena Wednesday as the ‘Dogs prep for their 3rd go…

‘The Haitian Temptation’ Back In Action

Duluth Professional Boxer Al Sands Heads for Training Camp in Canada

DULUTH, Minn- It’s been nearly 3 months to the day since ‘The Haitian Temptation’ Al Sands returned home from his WBO title fight over in Russia. Never one to stand still long, Sands is already back in action packing his bags for Canada as he heads for yet another intense training camp with a heavy weight fighter. Sands, who fights…

UMD’s Perunovich Named NCHC Rookie Of The Year

Karson Kuhlman Receives Leagues Sportsmanship Award

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn-  Hibbing native and UMD Freshman Scott Perunovich has been named the NCHC Rookie Of The Year as well as the Offensive Defenseman Of the Year. Last weekend against Western Michigan, Perunovich set UMD’s single–season scoring record for a freshman defenseman with 34 points. Senior Captain Karson Kuhlman won the leagues Sportmanship award. The Esko native has appeared in…

Shepard Confident in Defense as Frozen Faceoff Approaches

No.8 UMD Faces No.4 Denver in Round One

DULUTH, Minn- The countdown to the NCHC Frozen Faceoff grows shorter by the minute. The ‘Dogs are last years defending champs and yet again have this years automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament squarely in their sights. First however, they’ll have to get through the University of Denver and then either St.cCoud State or UND. Seven of UMD’s fourteen losses this…

Kirk Cousins is likely to sign with the Minnesota Vikings, per sources

Cousins to visit Vikings; agent says no decision made yet

(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins is predictably the top priority on Minnesota’s offseason shopping list. Cousins will visit with the Vikings on Wednesday after the league year begins, his agent Mike McCartney said. ESPN reported Tuesday that Cousins will sign with the Vikings, but McCartney said no decision has been made yet by his client….

No.8 UMD Faces Familiar Foe in No.4 Denver

The Bulldogs Have Lost Five Straight Previous Meetings with Denver

DULUTH, Minn- An unusual postseason for the UMD Men’s Hockey team, not because they’ve moved on to the NCHC semifinals, but because for the first time in program history they’re defending last seasons NCHC Frozen Faceoff crown and hoping to repeat as champions. No easy road, as the ‘Dogs draw No.4 Denver, the 2nd seed in the tournament, in the opening round…

Postseason Mentality Nothing New for UMD

UMD Mens Hockey Hosts Western Michigan in NCHC First Round

DULUTH, Minn- Do or die hockey arrives in Duluth this weekend as Western Michigan comes to town for the opening round of the NCHC playoffs. At the end of the regular season the ‘Dogs won 5 of 6 with their backs against the wall, so the concept of keeping their season alive is nothing new. Sophomore Forward Joey Anderson saying,…

Kohlwey Eyes Quick Start in Return to NCAA Championships

UMD Junior Danielle Kohlwey to Compete in 60m Hurdles, 200m Dash

DULUTH, Minn- UMD junior Danielle Kohlwey is headed for the 2018 NCAA Division II Championships this weekend in in Pittsburg, Kansas. Kohlwey now returns for back to back years, last year she barley missed qualifying for the 60–meter hurdle finals. This time around she will again compete in the 60–meter hurdles along with the 200–meter dash. Kohlwey saying a quick start…

Perunovich, Shepard All-NCHC, UMD Preps For Western Michigan

'Dogs Host Broncos in NCHC Opening Round

DULUTH, Minn- A few well deserved pats on the back for some UMD Bulldogs as Hibbing native Scott Perunovich and UMD goalie Hunter Shepard have made the All–NCHC 1st and 2nd team respectively. Conference playoffs are underway this weekend, UMD clinched home ice in the first round and will play host to Western Michigan. This past weekend at Amsoil Arena UMD split their…

UMD Hockey: Men Clinch NCHC Home Ice, Women Hold Youthful Future

Updates From Both UMD Hockey Squads

DULUTH, Minn- UMD hockey fans couldn’t have dreamed for a better outcome in last weekends series with Western Michigan. That’ four straight wins now as UMD heads into their final regular season series this weekend. UMD’s performance in Kalamazoo has earned them home ice come the NCHC postseason and its also been a serious confidence boost as UMD seniors, like captain Karson…

Duluth’s Golden Moment

Members of U.S.A. Mens' Curling Return Home

DULUTH, Minn- A proud day for the Northland as the U.S.A. Mens’ Curling team returns home after making history in South Korea. Capturing the nations first ever curling gold medal. No lack of drama in the teams’ run to gold and glory, as they recovered from a 2–4 record only to face a dominant team Sweden in the finals. Chisholm…

Healthy Fischer, Esko Eye Section Finals Redemption

Eskomos' Boys' Basketball 5th in State Class AA

ESKO, Minn- In the friendly confines of their high school gym these Eskomos are anything but cold, with their winning streak now nearing double digits, the team is 5th in the state and at the top of their section. Five seniors fortify Esko’s roster, including their 2nd leading scorer Quinn Fischer who’s played the game his entire life. Fischer battled…

Women’s Olympic Hockey Team Brings Home the Gold

UMD Redshirt Goalie Maddie Rooney with Shootout Save

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – In a late night gold medal game versus the Canadians, the USA Women’s Olympic hockey team took the gold medal for the first time since 1988. 20-year-old UMD junior goalie Maddie Rooney became a hockey icon overnight making the final save in a shootout victory.  She was all smiles when the gold medal was placed around…

UMD Mens’ Hockey Seeks Consistency Vs. WMU

Bulldogs Swept Miami-Ohio Last Weekend

DULUTH, Minn- A trip to No.17 Western Michigan on tap for UMD this weekend. The Bulldogs are closer to where they want to be after a sweep over Miami-Ohio last weekend, but Head Coach Scott Sandelin still worried about consistency heading forward. “The lesson is you have to learn to sustain a high level of play over two games, not…

Mirage Upset No.3 Red Wing to Stay Alive in State Tourney

Proctor/ Hermantown Will face No.2 Breck Friday at 11:00 A.M.

ST.PAUL, Minn- Proctor/Hermantown upset No. 3 seed Red Wing (23-5-0) 3-1 on Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center in the Class 1A girls’ hockey state tournament. Mariah Haedrich scored first, Megan Madill 2nd to give the Mirage a 2-0 lead heading into the 3rd period. Junior Dehli Heikes scored an empty-net goal with 1:49 to play to put it away. Goaltender…

Saints Top UMAC Baseball/ Softball Preseason Polls

St.Scholastica Picked to Repeat As UMAC Champions in Baseball and Softball

DULUTH, Minn- The UMAC Coaches Poll has picked St.Scholastica to win their 22nd straight confernce title. Wisconsin-Superior has been tagged to finish 3rd with 45 points, Northland Collge slates in at 5th. St.Scholastica also picked by the UMAC Coaches to repeat as the  conference champions with 61 points and 6 first place votes. Wisconsin-Superior  in at 4th with 47 points, but still received…

Eskomos Boy’s Basketball Back At Full Strength

Esko Ranked 6th in Class AA

ESKO, Minn- The Esko Boy’s Basketball Team is riding a six game winning streak and are ranked 6th in the state as well as number one in their section. The Eskomos faced an uphill battle to start the season with several key players going down due to injury. Now they’re at back full strength and just in time for the playoffs. Head…

Fight To The Finish Could Benefit UMD Men’s Hockey

NCHC Playoffs Begin March 9th

DULUTH, Minn- A season that started lacking any consistency turned into a hot streak to start the new year, but has gone cold recently at the hands of now No.3 St.Cloud State University, and 2nd ranked Denver University. However, despite the recent string of losses the ‘Dogs still have a shot at home ice advantage come the NCHC postseason, and a fight to…

UMD Women’s Hockey: Sweep and Stay Home

WCHA Playoffs Begin February 23rd

DULUTH, Minn- The UMD Women’s Hockey team has been on the up-tick as of late, earning a pair of wins from No.6 Ohio State and spiting their most recent home series with the top ranked Badgers. A sweep this weekend secures home ice for UMD in the opening round of the WCHA, and once the regular season ends it’s back to anyone’s game….