Author: Claudia Chakamian

Prep Basketball: Greyhounds Boys, Hilltoppers, Hunters Girls Win at Home

The Duluth East boys and Duluth Marshall girls stay undefeated on the early seasons, while the Duluth Denfeld girls picked up their first win.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth East boys basketball team improved to 2-0 on the season after getting the 80-38 win over Cloquet in their home opener. Mattie Thompson led the way with 28 points while Zaa Buffalo and Noah Paulson each finished with 12 points. Alec Turnbull led the Lumberjacks with 13 points. In prep girls action, Duluth Marshall and…

Infinity Skating Rink Opens at Superior Shores Resort

The infinity skating rink is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week and you can register for a time slot on the Superior Shores Resort website.

TWO HARBORS, Minn. – The infinity skating rink is officially open at the Superior Shores Resort in Two Harbors, capping off a project almost two months in the making. “We were approached by the owner of the resort and he had this idea that he wanted to do a 170 foot by 75 foot infinity shaped skating rink. So we…

UWS Women’s Hockey Looking to Build Off Success of Last Season

The Yellowjackets will be the first UWS program to return to action with a non-conference match-up next Tuesday at home against Northland College.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The UWS women’s hockey team is getting closer and closer to their first game of the season next week. The Yellowjackets are coming off of one of their best seasons in a decade, finishing 17-8-2, with six of those loses to ranked opponents. They also got two ranked wins last year, so the Yellowjackets are going to…

Wilderness Pick Up Shootout Win During Long-Awaited Home Opener

Gavin Rasmussen, Mitchell Allard and Josh Bohlin all scored for the Wilderness as they finally got to hold their home opener nearly three months later.

CLOQUET, Minn. – After a nearly three month wait, the Minnesota Wilderness finally held their home opener on Sunday night, getting a 4-3 shootout win over the Austin Bruins. The Wilderness put up three goals in the first period, then Austin battled back to force overtime. Cloquet native Gavin Rasmussen, Mitchell Allard and Josh Bohlin all scored for the Wilderness…

Soderberg Records Career-High Saves as Bulldogs, Buckeyes Split Series

Junior netminder Emma Soderberg made 34 saves on Friday, recording her third shutout of the season, then made a career-high 44 saves on Saturday.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD women’s hockey team returned home this weekend, playing in their first games in over a month and split their series against Ohio State. It was a stellar weekend for junior netminder Emma Soderberg. The reigning WCHA goaltender  of the month made 34 saves on Friday, recording her third shutout in seven games, then made 44…

Saints Ski Teams Return to Action With Gitchi Gami Games

John Schwinghamer posted two top-10 finishes on the weekend for the Saints.

CABLE, Wis. – The St. Scholsatica ski teams became the first Saints athletic programs to return to competition since March this weekend, as both teams competed at the Gitchi Gami Games at the Birkie Trailhead in Cable, Wisconsin. Junior John Schwinghamer was the top finisher for the Saints on both Saturday and Sunday, finishing in a career-best seventh place among…

Prep Basketball: Lumberjacks, Thunderhawks Boys, Hilltoppers, Rails Girls Pick Up Wins

The Cloquet and Grand Rapids boys both got road wins while the Duluth Marshall and Proctor girls won at home.

DULUTH, Minn. – Gianna Kneepkens scored 51 points as the Duluth Marshall girls basketball team won their home opener 73-58 over Grand Rapids. Seventh grader Ava Meierotto finished with 10 points while Laila Monroe finished with four points and 14 rebounds. Jessika Lofstrom finished with 18 points while Taryn Hamling had 17 points for the Thunderhawks. In other prep girls…

Grand Rapids Boys Hockey Gets Road Shutout Over Moorhead

Hayden DeMars, Justin Kerr and Wade Brouse all scored for the Thunderhawks as they improve to 2-0 on the season.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Grand Rapids boys hockey team started out slow offensively on Saturday but picked things up in the third, getting the 3-0 road win over Moorhead. Hayden DeMars, Justin Kerr and Wade Brouse all scored for the Thunderhawks as they improve to 2-0 on the season. Grand Rapids is scheduled to host Duluth Marshall on Tuesday. Categories:…

UMD Women’s Hockey Struggles Offensively in Loss, Split Weekend Series With Ohio State

Emma Soderberg recorded a career-high 44 saves in net and 74 total saves during the weekend split.

DULUTH, Minn. – Netminder Emma Soderberg recorded a career-high 44 saves in net, but a lucky bounce went Ohio State’s way as the No. 3 Buckeyes got the 1-0 win over the sixth-ranked UMD women’s hockey team to split the weekend series. The Bulldogs put 32 shots up but just couldn’t find the back of the net on Saturday. Soderberg…

UMD Men’s Basketball Handed First Loss of Season, Split Weekend Series With University of Mary

Joshua Brown led the Bulldogs with 19 points while Austin Andrews finished with 17 points and Mason Steffen recorded a career-high 11 points.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD men’s basketball team battled back in the second half but it wasn’t enough, as the University of Mary got the 80-70 win to hand the Bulldogs their first loss of the season and split the series. Joshua Brown led the Bulldogs with 19 points while Austin Andrews finished with 17 points. Mason Steffen recorded a…

Soderberg Shines In Net as UMD Women’s Hockey Blanks Ohio State

Anna Klein and Taylor Anderson each scored for the Bulldogs, who won their 10th straight home game against the Buckeyes.

DULUTH, Minn. – Junior netminder Emma Soderberg finished with 34 saves and picked up her third shutout of the season as the UMD women’s hockey team defeated Ohio State 2-0 Friday night at Amsoil Arena. Anna Klein and Taylor Anderson each scored for the Bulldogs, who won their 10th straight home game against the Buckeyes. UMD will aim for the…

Northlanders Enjoy Warmer Winter at Outdoor Hockey Rinks

With the multiple different outdoor rinks in Duluth and hours of open skate time available, there's plenty of options for people to experience the Northland tradition. 

DULUTH, Minn. – Spending time on the outdoor rinks is a winter tradition in Northern Minnesota. “Everybody loves it. Even if you didn’t grow up playing hockey, people come and they give it their all, you’ve got people of all skill levels, everybody tries and everybody’s just a really great sport about it,” Duluth resident Lee Harvener said. “You don’t…

Families Enjoy Warmer Winter on Proctor Sledding Hill

During winter, the Proctor Golf Course becomes a popular spot for families to go sledding down.

PROCTOR, Minn. – There’s nothing quite like hopping on a sled and going down a big hill. “It’s great, it’s just what the doctor ordered,” Sandra Benney and her family said. Many families have decided to hit the Proctor sledding hill to enjoy some time outside. “With the kids distance learning, we call this gym class, physical education. We come…

Duluth Indoor Sports Center Continues to Welcome Those Looking to Get Active

The DISC includes an indoor tennis facility, pickleball courts, a fitness center and space for other recreational sports.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Indoor Sports Center has been in the community since the 1970s and continues to be popular for anyone looking to get active. “It’s great that we can play pickleball here all year round, otherwise I’d have to find other things to do with my time,” pickleball player Ben Strege said. The DISC includes an indoor…

MDH-Approved Hockey Masks Now Available at Northland Sports Supply Stores

The approve masks have three velcro straps which attach to the hockey helmet cages, making the masks easier to breath in and they stay put while playing.

DULUTH, Minn. – As masks are required for winter sports, there are some special masks available for hockey players to wear. Minnesota Hockey and the Minnesota Department of Health, with the Hockey Equipment Certification Council, have approved CCM Game On and Bauer Return to Play masks, which are both available for purchase at Play It Again Sports in Duluth. Both…

Biondi, Stejskal Have Strong Home Debuts at AMSOIL Arena

Hermantown native Blake Biondi scored his first collegiate goal on Friday night while Cohasset native Zach Stejskal made 20 saves while allowing one goal on Saturday.

DULUTH, Minn. – This was not the home opening weekend that the UMD men’s hockey team was hoping for by getting swept by St. Cloud State. But it was a weekend to remember for the new guys. Two rookies scored their first career goals while one had a stellar home debut in net. Forwards Luke Mylymok and Blake Biondi both…

Wilderness Release Updated 2021 Schedule

The Wilderness are scheduled to resume their season on the road on Friday then finally hold their home opener on Sunday, Jan. 17. The Wilderness will wrap up the regular season at home on May 15.

CLOQUET, Minn. – The Minnesota Wilderness have announced their full schedule for the remainder of the 2021 season, planning to return to action this upcoming weekend. The Wilderness have played in just three games this season and returned to practice this past Monday. The Wilderness will return to game action on Friday and will finally hold their home opener next…

UMD Women’s Basketball Sweeps Minot State to Stay Undefeated

Brooke Olson led all scorers with 27 points while Sarah Grow finished with 16 points and Ann Simonet scored 14 as the Bulldogs improve to 3-0 on the season.

DULUTH, Minn. – Brooke Olson led all scorers with 27 points as the UMD women’s basketball team got the 72-57 win over Minot State on Saturday to sweep the weekend series. The Bulldogs were once again only playing with nine players due to COVID-19 quarantine protocols. Sarah Grow finished with 16 points while Ann Simonet finished with 14 points. UMD…

St. Cloud State Men’s Hockey Tops UMD in Overtime

Cohasset native Zach Stejskal made his second career start in net, first at home, and finished with 20 saves.

DULUTH, Minn. – It would require overtime to see any scoring, but Nick Perbix scored the lone goal to give No. 6 St. Cloud State the 1-0 win over No. 5 Minnesota Duluth on Saturday to sweep the weekend series. Cohasset native Zach Stejskal made his second start in net, first at home, and finished with 20 saves. This wraps…

Northwestern Boys Basketball Rolls Past Barron

Harrison Nelson led the Tigers with 15 points as they improve to 7-2 on the season.

MAPLE, Wis. – The Northwestern boys basketball continued to dominate, getting the 81-59 win over Barron on Saturday for its third straight win. Harrison Nelson led the Tigers with 15 points while Cole Lahti scored 14 points and John Grohn finished with 13. The Tigers improve to 7-2 on the season and is scheduled to host Superior on Monday. Categories:…

Superior Boys Hockey Falls to Chippewa Falls

Chippewa Falls scored late in the third period to hand Superior its second loss of the season.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Superior boys hockey team fell just short at home on Saturday, as Chippewa Falls got the 4-3 win. The Spartans fall to 1-2 on the season. Superior is scheduled to return to action on Tuesday at Wausau West. Categories: High School, Sports

UMD Women’s Basketball Rolls Past Minot State in Home Opener

Brooke Olson finished with 22 points while Taytum Rhoades scored a career-high 19 points as they led a short-handed Bulldogs squad to a home-opening win.

DULUTH, Minn. – After getting their second game of the season canceled last weekend, the UMD women’s basketball team picked up right where they left off on opening night, getting the 83-65 win over Minot State in their season opener. The Bulldogs were short on players on Friday night, with just nine players available due to quarantine protocols after a…

Prep Girls Basketball: Spartans Win Season Opener, Plasch Leads Tigers over Hurricanes

Superior got a narrow win over South Shore in their season opener while Tieryn Plasch scored 22 points in Northwestern's home win over Hayward.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – After a long wait, the Superior girls basketball team returned to the court on Tuesday in a big way, hanging on to beat South Shore 60-59. The Spartans are scheduled to return to action on Saturday at Eau Claire North. In other prep basketball action, the Northwestern girls rebounded from a tough loss last week in a…

Visitors Enjoy Snow-Covered Hartley Nature Center

The Harley Nature Center has many different trails so visitors can go skiing, biking, hiking and more.

DULUTH, Minn. – After Duluth received over eight inches of snow the other week, Northlanders are out taking advantage of the conditions at the Hartley Nature Center. “Winter’s my favorite season so just always enjoyed the peaceful desolation of winter and being up here there’s so many outdoor things to do even in the winter, it’s a lot of fun,”…

Late Goals Gives St. Cloud State Win Over UMD Men’s Hockey Team

Jackson Cates scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs as the two teams split the weekend series. UMD will host St. Cloud State next weekend at AMSOIL Arena.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The No. 6 St. Cloud State men’s hockey team scored twice in the final seven minutes to get the 3-1 win over the fourth-ranked UMD men’s hockey team to split the weekend series. Jackson Cates scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs, early in the third on the power play. That was the first power play…

Sunday UMD Basketball Games Against Winona State Canceled

Both UMD basketball games against Winona State on Sunday have been canceled due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Winona State program.

DULUTH, Minn. – UMD Athletics announced on Sunday afternoon that both basketball games against Winona State have been canceled due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Winona State men’s basketball program. The UMD men were set to finish out their weekend series at home on Sunday against the Warriors, while the women were scheduled to play Sunday afternoon at Winona….

Noah Cates Scores in Overtime as UMD Men’s Hockey Tops St. Cloud State

Tanner Laderoute, Nick Swaney, Kobe Roth and Noah Cates all scored as the Bulldogs open the second half of the season with a road win over St. Cloud State.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Captain Noah Cates scored two minutes into overtime to give the N0. 3 UMD men’s hockey team the 4-3 win over No. 6 St. Cloud State to open the second half of the season. UMD jumped out to an early lead but a five-minute major penalty gave St. Cloud a 3-2 lead after two. Kobe Roth…

UMD Basketball Teams Dominate Winona State in Season Openers

Drew Blair led the men with 27 points while Maesyn Thiesen led the women with 15 points as both UMD squads won their season openers.

DULUTH, Minn. – As the only returning starting from last season, sophomore Drew Blair dominated on Saturday afternoon, scoring 27 points as the UMD men’s basketball team topped Winona State 81-59 in their season opener. Blair went 6-9 from three and added five rebounds. Three freshmen had stellar UMD debuts: Austin Andrews finished with 17 points while Joshua Brown had…

Anglers Prepare as Ice Fishing Season Begins

The ice is finally frozen enough for anglers to break out the tents and ice fish safely.

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s that time of year when anglers are swapping out their boats and getting their tents out on the frozen lakes around the area. “I always liked to fish, always been a fisherman, so it’s something to do in the winter,” Jim Zawislak said. “It’s just kind of heritage: from Minnesota, land of 10 thousand lakes. It…

Tow Truck Companies Busy as Colder Weather Sets In

Tow truck companies were busy on Tuesday morning with helping people who were locked out of their cars, performing jump starts and fixing flat tires.

DULUTH, Minn. – After Duluth saw temperatures below zero on Tuesday morning, two truck companies were busy helping people get on their way. They said on Tuesday morning, they saw people locked out of their cars, performed jump starts, fixed flat tires and more, keeping tow trucks busy as cold weather sets in. With snow currently falling and colder temperatures…

Duluth Salvation Army Surpasses Goal During Red Kettle Campaign

The Duluth Salvation Army raised over $240,000 during this year's Red Kettle campaign, passing their original goal of $215,000.

DULUTH, Minn. – With the holiday season wrapping up, the Duluth Salvation Army also finished off their 2020 Red Kettle campaign and the office said it was once again a successful year. With some donations still being processed, they raised $240,291.41, which passes their original goal of $215,000. The money raised from the Red Kettle season goes to helping families…

WLSSD Treecycling Locations Open Through January 10

The program has multiple free drop-off locations where people can get rid of their fresh cut trees which will then turn into compost that will be sold back into the community.

DULUTH, Minn.- If you’re someone who likes to keep your real Christmas trees up into the new year, WLSSD will have their treecycling program running through Jan. 10. The program has multiple free dropoff locations where people can get rid of their fresh cut trees. The workers will recycle their trees and put them through their compost, which takes about…

Local Businesses Prepare For Customers Starting Winter Activities

Whether you're looking to ski, ice fish or find some new winter gear, retailers like Trailfitters, Marine General and Ski Hut are ready to help anyone enjoy the outdoors.

DULUTH, Minn. – The snow is falling and the cold has arrived, but that hasn’t stopped Northlanders from spending time outside, especially as the pandemic continues. “It’s very easy to get outside but in the situation we’re in, it’s also very easy to not take advantage of those opportunities so we want people to come in and get excited about…

Crooked Spoon Reopens as Food Truck

After the Crooked Spoon was one of multiple businesses to burn down during a fire earlier this year, they have recently decided to open a food truck to continue serving their sandwiches, soups and more.

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. – As most food trucks have closed their doors for the winter, one restaurant up in Grand Marais has decided to move operations on wheels. After the Crooked Spoon was one of multiple businesses to burn down during a fire earlier this year, they have recently decided to open a food truck. Co-owner Nathan Hingos said a…

Grand Marais Businesses Preparing for Winter Tourism Season

Businesses like Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply and Trout Lake Resort are doing what they can to keep their businesses safe to help visitors enjoy the outdoors.

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. – It’s getting colder and the ice are area lakes are continuing to freeze, meaning it’s time for more people to get outside. “We’ll start getting busy in January and then we’ll stay busy until the ice and snow is gone,” owner of Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply Jack Stone said. Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply, an outdoor adventure…

Hundreds Visit Pike Lake to Enjoy Outdoor Skating

Pike Lake saw some thick ice early this winter, meaning hundreds visited to get some ice time.

PIKE LAKE, Minn. – Pike Lake saw some thick ice early this winter, meaning hundreds visited to get some ice time. “Not too many ponds that are super frozen over right now and no outdoor rinks are really flooded because it’s been warm so it’s really nice to get out here on this ice,” Anika Burke said. “It’s a fun…

Proctor’s Ava Giswold Commits to UWS Soccer

Giswold will join Cloquet's Brenna Mattson and Hermantown's Halle Carlson as local players to join the Yellowjackets next season. 

PROCTOR, Minn. – Proctor’s Ava Giswold announced on her Twitter this weekend that she will be headed across the bridge and play college soccer at UWS. The senior scored three goals and recorded four assists during the COVID-shortened season. Gislwold has also played club soccer with Gitchi Gummi. She also plays on the Proctor basketball team and was part of…

UMD Men’s Hockey Falls Late to North Dakota in Bulldogs’ Final Game of NCHC Pod

Grant Mismash scored with 48 seconds remaining in regulation to give North Dakota the win in Saturday's top-5 battle. UMD leaves the Omaha pod with a 5-2-2 record.

OMAHA, Neb. – Grant Mismash scored with 48 seconds remaining in regulation to give No. 4 North Dakota the 2-1 win over the No. 3 UMD men’s hockey team on Saturday afternoon in the Bulldogs’ final game of the NCHC pod in Omaha. The game started off slow offensively, with North Dakota striking first late in the second period on…

Northwestern Girls Basketball Tops Hayward for Fifth Straight Win

The Tigers used a big second half to knock off conference foe Hayward for their fifth straight win.

HAYWARD, Wis. – The Northwestern girls basketball team went on the road and picked a big Heart O’North Conference win on Saturday, defeating Hayward for their fifth straight win. The Tigers (5-1) are scheduled to play at Bloomer on Monday while Hayward (3-2) is scheduled to return to action on Dec. 29 hosting Rice Lake. Categories: High School, Sports

Denfeld Hoops Club Donates Over 40 Basketballs to Local Families

Throughout this month, the Denfeld hoops club raised enough money to purchase 41 basketballs from the local store Play It Again Sports. 

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Denfeld hoops club handed out basketballs on Friday to those who needed them. Throughout this month, the club raised enough money to purchase 41 basketballs, which equals how many players are on the Denfeld basketball rosters, and bought them from the local store Play It Again Sports. On Friday, members of the Hunters basketball team…

Up North Sundries Provides Customers With Variety of Unique Items

Located on Tower Ave. in Superior, Up North Sundries has been a local business operating in the Northland for nearly two decades. 

SUPERIOR, Wis. – With  more people aiming to shop local this holiday season, Up North Sundries is an option for finding unique items. Located on Tower Ave. in Superior, it has been a local business operating in the Northland for nearly two decades. “The business itself was founded by my husband’s family. His mom had the store in Chisholm, Minnesota…

Colorado College Hands UMD Men’s Hockey First Loss of 2020 Season

Luke Loheit scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs with just over a minute left in regulation while Ryan Fanti made 23 saves.

OMAHA, Neb. – After five games in the past eight days, the No. 3 UMD men’s hockey team ran out of steam on Sunday afternoon, as Colorado College got the 4-1 win to hand the Bulldogs their first loss of the season. Luke Loheit scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs with just over a minute left in regulation. Hermantown’s…

UMD Men’s Hockey Stays Unbeaten With Top-10 Win Over Denver

Jackson Cates, Koby Bender, Jesse Jacques and Cole Koepke all scored while Ryan Fanti finished with 26 saves..

OMAHA, Neb. – The No. 3 UMD men’s hockey team continued to dominate in the NCHC pod, getting the 4-1 win over No. 9 Denver in a top-10 showdown to stay unbeaten. Jackson Cates, Koby Bender, Jesse Jacques and Cole Koepke all scored while Tanner Laderoute and Nick Swaney each recorded two assists. Ryan Fanti finished with 26 saves. UMD…

Northwestern Boys Basketball Picks Up Road Over St. Croix Falls

John Grohn led the way for the Tigers with 19 points while Monte Mayberry chipped in with 17 points and Bennett Nelson finished with 11.

ST. CROIX, Wis. – The Northwestern boys basketball team scored early and often, defeating St. Croix Falls 82-62 on the road for their second straight win. John Grohn led the way for the Tigers with 19 points while Monte Mayberry chipped in with 17 points and Bennett Nelson finished with 11. Northwestern (2-1) is scheduled to play at Ladysmith on…

UMD Men’s Hockey Tops Miami to Improve to 3-0

Kobe Roth scored twice while Quinn Olson, Luke Loheit and Cole Koepke each scored once.

OMAHA, Neb. – The No. 3 UMD men’s hockey team got off to a fast start and then held on late to get the 5-3 win over Miami (OH) to improve to 3-0 in the NCHC Omaha Pod. Kobe Roth scored twice while Quinn Olson, Luke Loheit and Cole Koepke each scored once. It was the first goals of the…

Hermantown’s Kadence Tinsley Commits to UW-Stout Football

The guard and defensive end led the Hawks to a 5-2 record this season

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – Hermantown senior Kadence Tinsley announced on his Twitter that he has committed to playing college football at UW-Stout. The guard and defensive end led the Hawks to a 5-2 record this season before it was cut short due to COVID-19. During his sophomore season, Tinsley helped the Hawks reach the class AAAA state tournament for the first…

Big Second Period Gives UMD Women’s Hockey Sweep Over St. Cloud State

The Bulldogs scored four goals within four minutes in the second period.

DULUTH, Minn. – The No. 6 UMD women’s hockey team continued to dominate in the second period, scoring four goals in four minutes during the second to get the 5-1 win over St. Cloud State and sweep the series. The Bulldogs currently lead the NCAA DI in goals scored with 24 and 4.00 goals per game, and had 10 different…

UMD Women’s Basketball Team, Duluth Salvation Army Collect Over 400 Items For Local Children

UMD collected 232 toys, 83 pairs of gloves, 66 hats, 20 pairs of socks and three winter coats, and the Salvation Army estimates that the donations will go to over 100 children in the Duluth Area. 

DULUTH, Minn. – While the UMD basketball teams wait to hit the court next month, the UMD women teamed up with a local organization for a good cause. The Bulldogs, in partnership with the Duluth Salvation Army Rookie Basketball Association, held a toy drive on Saturday morning. The event took place in front of Malosky Stadium and by the end…

Northwestern Girls, Boys Basketball Fall in Season Openers

Tieryn Plasch led Northwestern with nine points in the Tigers season opener.

MAPLE, Wis. – The Northwestern basketball teams opened their 2020 seasons on Saturday, but the Tigers girls struggled early as Barron got the 50-30 road win. Tieryn Plasch led Northwestern with nine points. For the boys, Northwestern struggled late on the road as St. Croix Central got the 87-67 win. Harrison Nelson led the Tigers with 17, while Monte Mayberry…

Prep Volleyball: Timberwolves, Eskomos Stay Undefeated

Ely won on the road while Esko won its second match in as many days as both teams stayed undefeated.

CARLTON, Minn. – The Ely volleyball team continued to roll, sweeping Carlton (25-17, 25-13, 25-20) to stay undefeated. The Timberwolves improve to 9-0 and will host Northeast Range on Monday. Over in Esko, the Eskomos won their second match in as many days, defeating Cloquet 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 23-25, 25-13) to improve to 8-0. The Eskomos will host undefeated Greenway…