Author: Adrienne Robbins

Samberg Makes Dreams Come True Through Hermantown Hockey

Dylan Samberg won his second state championship with the Hawks Saturday.

Dylan Samberg grew up wanting to be a Hermantown Hawk. “He’s our captain, he’s our best player, he’s a great skilled guy, good kid tough kid,” said Hermantown Head Coach Bruce Plante. Samberg ended his career at Hermantown Saturday at the State Championship, where he scored the winning goal. Now, Samberg is on to conquer another one of his other…

LaPorte Leads the Spartans On and Off the Ice

Braden LaPorte is this week's Northern Star

SUPERIOR, WIS.- Superior Senior Braden LaPorte is everything you could want in a Captain. “He’s a nice young man, he’s always polite, saying please and thank you, opening doors. He leads my team in that regard. Always makes sure when we walk into a building hats are off,” said Head Coach Jason Kalin. A four-year starter LaPorte was an obvious…

‘The Haitian Temptation’ is Heading Overseas

Al Sands will travel to Germany March 11 for his first international fight

DULUTH, MINN.- On March 11 ‘The Haitian Temptation’ Al Sands will fight Ukrainian fighter Roman Golovashchenko for the IBO Intercontinental Championship in Rancbach-Baumbach, Germany. Golovashchenko is 17 and 1, while Sands will be going for his 20 win, a milestone that he’s been working for a long time. “It is surreal I just had my ten year anniversary since the…

Hoff Doesn’t Miss a Beat in Return

Callie Hoff was out for 11 games and has since been leading the Mirage's offense.

Callie Hoff’s senior season has been full of high and lows. The lowest point coming before the season even started. “It was our preseason scrimmages in forest lake… about half way through almost, I was taking a face off and the girl put her stick in between my skates and kind of flipped me and as I fell I tore…

Lott Getting Comfortable on the Ice

This week's Northern Star is Duluth East Junior Gabi Lott

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth East Junior Gabi Lott has been skating for over a decade. “When I was about four -years-old my parents signed me up for the learn to skate program and my dad kind of had in his head that I would do hockey,” said Lott. But just playing a sport wasn’t enough for Lott, she wanted to…