Author: Adrienne Robbins

Tufte Recognized by NCAA

Riley Tufte was named the NCAA First Star of the Week.

DULUTH, MINN.- It took Riley Tufte 14 games to score his first collegiate goal but now he is being rewarded for his offensive excellence. Tuesday the NCAA named Tufte their first Star of the Week. The freshman forward scored two goals in Friday’s win over North Dakota and added another goal and an assist on Saturday.   Categories: College, Sports,…

NCHC Recognizes Three Bulldogs

Three Bulldogs received weekly awards from the NCHC.

DULUTH, MINN.- On Monday UMD freshman goaltender Hunter Miska was named the NCHC Rookie Player of the Week, Willie Raskob was named the Defensemen of the Week, and freshman Riley Tufte nabbed the Offensive Player of the Week honor. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Perseverance and Hard Work Paying Off for Anglin

Anglin is working toward a second State Tournament.

BAYFIELD, WIS.- Bayfield–Washburn wrestler Zack Anglin can count the steps needed to get to state. “Alls I’ve been thinking about is that state title, it’s just focus and dedication to reach that goal,” said Anglin. He has taken this path before, making it to Madison, Wisconsin and the State Tournament his sophomore year and ike any athlete the journey to…

New Business Brings Balloons to You

DuluthBalloonCompany.com is trying to make balloon buying easy for the Twin Ports

DULUTH, MINN.- A first of its kind business has opened its virtual doors. Duluth ballooncompany.com started taking orders January 8 and has been seeing steady business since, with orders coming in as early as 1 am. The company allows customers to order their balloon creations online and have them delivered anywhere in the Twin Ports. “If you can bring us…

Blacklist Celebrates Official Grand Opening

The Brewery invited people in to celebrate their business being completely up and running.

DULUTH, MINN- Last fall Blacklist opened its doors to the taproom and brewery but Wednesday was their grand opening. Blacklist was waiting to get their canned and keg operations underway before they had the official ribbon cutting. The brewery offered happy hour and live music. “It’s great to have an evening to acknowledge the growth and the community around us…

UMD Men Fall in Polls After Loss to St. Cloud State

The Bulldogs fall to No. 4 after splitting the weekend with the Huskies.

DULUTH, MINN.- UMD fell to St. Cloud State Friday night and fought for an overtime win on Saturday over the Huskies. The loss dropped the Bulldogs to No. 4 in this week’s USCHO poll. UMD will head to UND this weekend for a series with the Fighting Hawks. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

UMD Women Move up to No. 2 in USCHO Poll

The Bulldogs swept Minnesota over the weekend.

DULUTH, MINN.- The UMD Women’s team beat Minnesota for the first time in five years on Friday and followed with another win on Saturday. The sweep of the Gophers has earned the Bulldogs a No. 2 ranking in this week’s USCHO Poll. The Bulldogs travel to Bemidji State this Friday to face the Beavers. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota…

Twins’ Winter Caravan Makes a Stop in Duluth

Hector Santiago, Eduardo Escobar and Jack Morris were all in attendance.

DULUTH-MINN.- The Twins Winter Caravan made their annual stop in Duluth Monday Night. Hector Santiago, Eduardo Escobar and former Twin Jack Morris were all at Grandmas sports garden to sign autographs. Fans were disappointed with the Twins 59-103 record last season but the players appreciate their support through the bad times. “When you lose your 103 game and you come…

Lanigan Curling for Gold

Duluth native Lexi Lanigan is competing at Nationals for a chance at worlds.

DULUTH, Minn. – Lexi Lanigan couldn’t always throw far when curling but she stuck with it. “Even in high school I would miss my sweetheart dance, or I would miss my soccer banquet, or a soccer game and it was hard to tell people that I was missing for curling,” said Lanigan. The Duluth native now attends University of Minnesota…

UMD Hosts Camp for Future Bulldogs

The UMD Women's basketball team hosted a one-hour camp Wednesday.DUL

DULUTH, MINN.- The UMD Women’s basketball team hosted their annual basketball camp on Wednesday with the Salvation Army’s Rookie Basketball Association. The camp gives kids a chance to meet and learn from college athletes.   Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Former Bulldog Faulk Heading to NHL All-Star Game

Faulk skated with the bulldogs in 2010-2011.

DULUTH, MINN.- Former UMD defenseman Justin Faulk made the NHL All-Star game cut for a third year in a row. Faulk skated for the bulldogs during the 2010–2011 NCAA Championship season. Faulk has seven goals and nine assists this season for the Hurricanes. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Hermantown Headed to Title Game

Hawks beat Delano, 4-3.

DULUTH, MINN.- Hermantown played in the Hilltopper Holiday Classic semi-finals Wednesday night. The Hawks pulled ahead of Delano in the final minutes of the game to secure a spot in the Championship match. Hawks and Hilltoppers will face-off Thursday at 3:30. Categories: High School, Sports

Marshall Flattens Roseville, 8-2

Hilltoppers advance to face Hermantown in the championship game

DULUTH, MINN.- Marshall cruised through the Hilltopper Holiday Classic Wednesday night, taking the win over Roseville, 8-2. The Hilltoppers advance to the championship game to play Hermantown Wednesday at 3:30. Categories: High School, Sports