Author: Adrienne Robbins

From Greyhound to Saint, Zwak Stays All Duluth

CSS Freshman Joey Zwak is finding a place on his new team.

DULUTH, MN- Duluth East fans know the name Joey Zwak well but this season St. Scholastica is enjoying the second baseman’s presence on their team. “I love it in Duluth, I’m happy to stay,” said Zwak. “We were excited about him coming on board, what we didn’t know is how good the kid could be,” said CSS head coach Corey…

Twin Ports Gymnastics Sends Four to the Regional Meet

This week's Northern Star features four athletes that are all breaking new ground.

SUPERIOR, WIS- Twin Ports Gymnastics sent four girls to the regional meet over the weekend. Taylor Thursby, Brooklyn Gould, Reese Deyo and Andrea Silverio all competed. This is the first year that level six and seven athletes were able to qualify. “It’s a big opportunity, not many girls like me get to do it,” said Thursby. The girls spend anywhere…

Supporting Bulldog Hockey Players Throughout the Years

Meeting the Moms of the UMD Bulldogs

CHICAGO – Playing in the Frozen Four is something college hockey players dream of but to get there takes a lot of work and no one knows that better than the moms of the Frozen Four teams. “When they lose you pick them up, when they win you cheer them on, give them high-fives,” said Jean Toninato, UMD Captain Dom…

Pehrson Finds Perfect Fit on UWS’ Mound

This week's Northern Star is former Thunderhawk Megan Pehrson, a freshman at UWS.

From Superior, up to Grand Rapids. Megan Pehrson knows playing softball in the Northland can be a challenge but UWS was a perfect fit for the former Thunderhawk. “I’m really close with my family. I have loved Duluth my entire life it was easy to come here,” said UWS Freshman Pehrson. Going to college was easy but playing college softball?…

Twin Ports Pro Development Camp Back for Another Year

Mike Sislo and Brett Olson are hosting the camp July 10-14

SUPERIOR, WIS.- Twin Ports Pro Development Camp is making a return to Superior July 10-14. The camp allows kids to experience different levels of hockey and prepares them for a future career. Local professionals Brett Olson and Mike Sislo are the head instructors, the two hope to give back to the hockey community that gave so much to them. “We…