Author: Claudia Chakamian

Prep Basketball: Superior Girls, Proctor Boys Win Before the Holidays, Hermantown Boys Fall at Home

The Spartans and Rails both celebrated the holidays a little early with wins on Thursday.

DULUTH, Minn. – Emma Raye dropped 20 points as the Superior girls basketball team 55-37 win over Duluth East on Thursday night. The Spartans improve to 8-1 on the season as they get set to head to Marshfield next week for a holiday tournament. Ashlynne Guenther led the Greyhounds with 15 points as they fall to 3-6 on the season….

Hibbing/Chisholm Boys Hockey Shuts Out Proctor

Brayden Boyer's performance in net helped give the Bluejackets the road win.

PROCTOR, Minn. – Brayder Boyer recorded the shutout as the Hibbing/Chisholm boys hockey team got the 3-0 shutout win over Proctor on Thursday night. The Bluejackets improve to 3-3 on the season and will be back in action on Tuesday hosting Delano while the Rails fall to 3-5 on the season. Categories: High School, Sports

Scoring Depth Leading Duluth Marshall Girls Hockey to Top 10 Ranking

The Hilltoppers will look to extend their five-game winning streak on Wednesday hosting Chisago Lakes.

DULUTH, Minn. – Over the past few years, the Duluth Marshall girls hockey team has continued to make strides towards success. The Hilltoppers have made three section championship games in the past five seasons and now say this is the year they can make it to state. And they say that by being a younger team, with just four seniors…

Moose Lake/Willow River’s Natalie Mikrot Makes School History With 2000th Career Point

Mikrot is the first player in school history to accomplish this milestone.

MOOSE LAKE, Minn. – Moose Lake/Willow River basketball star Natalie Mikrot scored her 2000th career point earlier this week. Mikrot is the first player in school history, boy or girl, to accomplish this milestone. The Minnesota Crookston signee became the school’s all-time leading scorer during her junior season. In boys action, Two Harbors junior guard Trent Gomez scored his 1000th…

Hermantown Native, Wilderness Defenseman Aaron Pionk Commits to Minnesota State University-Mankato Men’s Hockey

The former Hawk is spending this season with the Minnesota Wilderness and has recorded 18 points through 31 games. 

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – Hermantown’s Aaron Pionk has announced his committment to playing college hockey at Minnesota State University-Mankato. The former Hawk is spending this season with the Minnesota Wilderness, where he has transitioned to playing defenseman, and has 18 points through 31 games. During his senior year this past season, Pionk scored 15 goals and had 25 assists, helping the…

Large Senior Class Leading Superior Boys Hockey to Strong Start

The Spartans have 21 seniors on their roster that have guided them to a 4-3 start. Superior will head to Green Bay next week for a holiday tournament.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Just a few months ago, the Superior boys hockey team made a return trip to the state championship game. Coming up just short of a title has motivated this year’s team to a 4-3 start. And the Spartans are in a good position to make another run, as this year’s roster is made up of 21 seniors…

Prep Boys Basketball: Hibbing Hands Esko First Loss of Season, Cloquet Gets Road Win Over Duluth Denfeld

The Bluejackets and Lumberjacks were victorious on the road on Tuesday night.

ESKO, Minn. – Ayden McDonald led the way with 34 points as the Hibbing boys basketball team got the 77-68 road win over Esko to hand the Eskomos their first loss of the season. The Bluejackets improve to 5-1 on the season while the Eskomos fall to 5-1. In other prep boys action, Cloquet used a big second half to…

Prep Girls Hockey: Proctor/Hermantown, Duluth Marshall, Grand Rapids/Greenway Win Section Matchups

The Mirage and Lightning picked up road wins while the Hilltoppers were winners on home ice.

CLOQUET, Minn. – Abby Pajari made 17 saves to record the shutout as the Proctor/Hermantown girls hockey team knocked off their section rivals Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 3-0 on Tuesday night on the road. The Mirage improve to 6-4-1 on the season while the Lumberjacks fall to 6-5-1 on the year. In other section 7A action, Duluth Marshall won their fifth straight as…

Northwestern Kicker Dawson Kriske Commits to UW-River Falls

During his senior season with the Tigers, Kriske made 53 extra points on 55 attempts, a mark that ranked in the top five in the entire state.

MAPLE, Wis. – Northwester kicker Dawson Kriske announced that he has committed to playing college football at UW-River Falls. During his senior season with the Tigers, Kriske made 53 extra points on 55 attempts, a mark that ranked in the top five in the entire state. He also kicked 53 touchbacks, and was All-Conference, All-Region and an All-State honorable mention,…

Prep Girls Basketball: Proctor, Duluth East Winners at Home, Mountain Iron-Buhl Gets Road Win

It was a good start to the holiday week for the Rails, Greyhounds and Rangers girls basketball teams.

PROCTOR, Minn. – In a great early season section 7AA matchup, the undefeated Proctor girls basketball team used a big second half to get the 62-50 over Virginia on Monday night. The win pushes the Rails to 7-0 on the season as they get a few days off now before facing Chisago Lakes next week. In other prep girls action,…

UMD Signs Football Head Coach Curt Wiese to Contract Extension

Wiese, who just wrapped up his 14th season with the program and ninth as head coach, will now lead the Bulldogs through the 2024-25 season.

DULUTH, Minn. – This past season, UMD football head coach Curt Wiese guided the Bulldogs back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2018. Now, UMD has decided to stick with their guy. UMD athletics announced on Monday that they have signed Wiese to a three-year contract extension that will keep him with the Bulldogs through the 2024-25…

Former St. Scholastica Quarterback Zach Edwards Re-Signs With Barcelona Dragons

Last season, Edwards threw for 2,514 yards in his first season with the team, which ranked second most in the European League of Football.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former St. Scholastica star quarterback Zach Edwards has re-signed with the Barcelona Dragons of the European League of Football. Last season, Edwards threw for 2,514 yards in his first season with the team, which ranked second most in the league. Edwards finished his Saints Career as the all-time leader in completions, passing yards, passing touchdowns and total…

Northern Star: Will Van Scoy

For this week's segment, we feature a senior on the Duluth East basketball team who's continuing to work his way back after missing the Greyhounds special season last year with an ACL tear.

DULUTH, Minn. – Basketball has always kept Will Van Scoy focused. “My parents, my mom, my dad, they always asked me like Will what do you want to do when you get older and I said I want to play basketball,” Van Scoy, a senior guard on the Duluth East boys basketball team said. That was until August of 2020…

Wilderness End Losing Streak With Win Over Anchorage

Nicko Rexine scored the game-winner, while Ethan Wolthers also scored. Former Duluth East goalie made 16 saves in relief for his first win with the Wilderness.

CLOQUET, Minn. – The Minnesota Wilderness put an end to their franchise-worse nine-game losing streak on Saturday afternoon, getting the 2-1 win over Anchorage in the weekend finale. Nicko Rexine scored the game-winner, while Ethan Wolthers also scored. Former Duluth East goalie Konrad Kausch made 16 saves in relief for his first win in just his second appearance in net…

Former St. Scholastica Nordic Skier Paul Schommer Qualifies for U.S. Biathlon Olympic Team

This will be the first Olympic games for the former All-American.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former St. Scholastica nordic skier Paul Schommer has qualified for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing as a member of the U.S. Biathlon team. This will be Schommer’s first Olympic Games, after finishing 22nd in the 20-kilometer event last month to qualify. The former All-American was a three-time NCAA qualifier with the Saints. The full U.S….

Cooper McClure’s Hat Trick Lifts Duluth Denfeld Boys Hockey Past Proctor

Simon Davidson and Whittaker Heart also scored as the Hunters picked up their fifth straight win.

DULUTH, Minn. – Senior co-captain Cooper McClure recorded a hat trick as the Duluth Denfeld boys hockey team got the 6-2 win over section 7A foes Proctor on Saturday. Simon Davidson scored twice while Whittaker Heart also scored for the Hunters, while Wyatt Mineheine scored both goals for the Rails. The Hunters have now won five straight and will hit…

UMD Basketball Teams End 2021 With Sweep of MSU Moorhead

The UMD men stay undefeated while the women pushed their win streak to six games.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth men’s basketball team just continued to roll on Saturday afternoon, getting the 92-71 win over MSU Moorhead to complete a tough road trip weekend and cap off the 2021 part of their schedule undefeated. Austin Andrews finished with a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Jack Middleton and Drew Blair finished with…

Duluth Marshall Girls Basketball Drops Close One to Crosby-Ironton

The Hilltoppers couldn't hold on in the second half, dropping the section 7AA contest at home.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Marshall girls basketball team couldn’t hang on in the second half, as Crosby-Ironton got the 75-71 win in a section 7AA battle on Saturday afternoon. The Hilltoppers fall to 4-2 on the season and will be back in action on Monday playing at crosstown rivals Duluth East. Categories: High School, Sports

Northern Star: Laila Monroe

For this week's segment, we feature a senior on the Duluth Marshall basketball team who is ready to fill some big shoes and leave her own legacy within the program.

DULUTH, Minn. – Once Duluth Marshall senior forward Laila Monroe started attending Starks Academy in middle school, the rest of her basketball career was set. “It’s crazy how fast it went by. I remember it was like yesterday I was first coming to Marshall. I’ve seen myself get better through Starks Academy, that’s where I found Marshall. I was introduced…

UMD Men’s Hockey Responds in Big Way in Finale Against Denver

Now the Bulldogs get a few weeks off to really regroup and get healthy before taking on Minnesota State Mankato in a home and home Dec. 30 and Jan. 1.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD men’s hockey team needed to change something heading into Saturday’s game after they had dropped three straight. But they came in with the right mindset, set the tone early and had a much needed bounce back. The Bulldogs got off to a fast start, using three first period goals, including two in the first five…

UMD Basketball Teams Sweep University of Mary

Both Bulldogs basketball teams picked up the wins to finish off the weekend sweeps, as the men improve to 11-0 while the women won their fourth straight.

DULUTH, Minn. -The No. 22 Minnesota Duluth men’s basketball team continued to roll through the season, getting the 77-64 win over University of Marry on Saturday to stay undefeated. Drew Blair led the way with 22 points while Joshua Brown finished with 21 points as the Bulldogs improve to 11-0 on the season. UMD will now head to Nevada for…

UMD Men’s Hockey Uses Quick Start to Defeat Denver

Jesse Jacques and Kobe Roth scored twice While Noah Cates and Blake Biondi each scored once as the Bulldogs force a weekend split with the Pioneers.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team bounced back in a big way on Saturday, scoring three goals in the first period en route to getting the 6-2 win over Denver to force a weekend split. Jesse Jacques and Kobe Roth scored twice While Noah Cates and Blake Biondi each scored once. Ryan Fanti finished with 29 saves….

Hermantown Boys Hockey Wins Home Opener to Stay Undefeated

Dallas Vieau scored twice while George Peterson, Matt Kauppinen, Dominic Thomas and Beau Janzig each scored once.

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – The Hermantown boys hockey team got off to a fast start and never looked back, defeating Rosemount 6-3 on Saturday afternoon in their home opener. Dallas Vieau scored twice while George Peterson, Matt Kauppinen, Dominic Thomas and Beau Janzig each scored once as the Hawks stay undefeated. Hermantown improves to 4-0 on the season and will be…

UMD Women’s Hockey Unable to Rally in Finale to Minnesota

Gabby Krause scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs while Emma Soderberg finished with 33 saves as the Bulldogs earned the weekend split with their rivals.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team was unable to rally for the second night in a row, as Minnesota got the 2-1 win on Saturday night to split the weekend series. Gabby Krause scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs while Emma Soderberg finished with 33 saves. UMD falls to 9-7 (8-6 WCHA) on the season and…

Superior Girls Basketball Team Off to Undefeated Start to Season

The 4-0 Spartans will be back in action on Saturday as they take on Cloquet as part of Lake Superior Conference Day in Superior.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Superior girls basketball team is off to a 4-0 start to their season. And it helps that the Spartans only graduated one player from last year’s team. And although they’re still a little inexperienced with mostly sophomores and juniors, their experience with each other has been the main reason for the hot start. “We already have…

UMD Basketball Teams Win Big to Sweep Minot State

Both UMD basketball teams dominated Minot State on Friday, as the men improved to 10-0 while the women won their third straight.

DULUTH, Minn. – The No. 22 Minnesota Duluth men’s basketball team continued its dominate start to the season, defeating Minot State 91-73 to stay undefeated. Joshua Brown led the Bulldogs with 22 points while Jacob Shields chipped in with 16 points off the bench. UMD improves to 10-0 on the season and will look to keep it going at home…

UW-Superior Basketball Swept by Bethany Lutheran in Conference Openers

The UW-Superior women couldn't hang on in the second half while the men dropped a close one.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The UW-Superior women’s basketball team was in control early but couldn’t hang on, as Bethany Lutheran got the 68-52 win in the UMAC opener. Paige Servais led the Yellowjackets with 13 points. In the men’s game, UW-Superior came up just short, as Mason Ackley missed a three-pointer at the buzzer as Bethany Lutheran got the 68-66 win….

Prep Girls Basketball: Duluth Marshall Dominates at Home, Eveleth-Gilbert Earns Road Win

The Hilltoppers and Golden Bears start the week in the win column.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Marshall girls basketball team continued to light up the scoreboard, dominating Cherry 75-35 on Monday night for the home win. In other prep girls basketball action, it was Eveleth-Gilbert with a road win over Duluth Denfeld 69-35. Categories: High School, Sports

Northern Star: Mercury Bischoff

For this week's segment, we feature a freshman on the Grand Rapids/Greenway girls hockey team who is already ranked in the top 10 in the state in goals and points.

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – The Bischoffs are your traditional Grand Rapids hockey family. “We had an outdoor pond at our house, we all grew up playing boot hockey doing everything we could to get better on the outdoors,” Grand Rapids/Greenway defenseman Jazzy Bischoff said. “The Bischoff name, the Bischoff lineage, a great hockey families with brothers and even sisters,” head…

UMD Women’s Hockey Looking to Play More Complete Weekend Following Split Against Ohio State

The Bulldogs have a big test next weekend at Minnesota for two games. Puck drop on Friday in Minneapolis is set for 7:01 p.m. 

DULUTH, Minn. – It wasn’t the best weekend overall for the UMD hockey teams. But the UMD women got off to a strong start on Friday to take a few points and then get the weekend split with No. 2 Ohio State. UMD got off to a fast start Friday, scoring three goals in the first 10:30 on their way…

UMD Men’s Basketball Stays Undefeated, Women Win Big Against Minnesota Crookston

Jack Middleton led the UMD men with 22 points as they improve to 9-0, while Brooke Olson paced the women with 19 points as they picked up back-to-back wins.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth men’s basketball team continued their best start in program history, hanging on for a 75-68 win over Minnesota Crookston to stay undefeated on the season. Jack Middleton led the way with 22 points while Austin Andrews finished with 21 points and tied a career-high 15 rebounds. The Bulldogs shot 40 percent from the field…

UMD Women’s Hockey Drops Series Finale to Ohio State

Elizabeth Giguere and Gabbie Hughes scored for the Bulldogs as they split the weekend series with the Buckeyes.

DULUTH, Minn. – The No. 8/9 Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team couldn’t overcome an early deficit, as No. 2 Ohio State returned the favor on Saturday night in the 6-2 win to split the weekend series. Elizabeth Giguere and Gabbie Hughes scored for the Bulldogs in the third period but it was too little too late. Emma Soderberg finished with…

St. Scholastica Men’s Hockey Hangs On to Sweep Hamline

The Saints got goals from six different players including Filimon Ledenkov, Nathan Adrian, Danylo Sukhonos, Brent Jones, Michael Tablot, and Bryce Johnson

DULUTH, Minn. – After a back and forth first period, the St. Scholastica men’s hockey team hung on late for the 6-5 win over Hamline to sweep the home and home series. Filimon Ledenkov, Nathan Adrian, Danylo Sukhonos, Brent Jones, Michael Tablot, and Bryce Johnson all scored for the Saints. Jack Bostedt finished with 18 saves. St. Scholastica improves to…

UMD Men’s Hockey Swept by Northern Michigan on the Road

Tanner Laderoute and Koby Bender scored the two goals for the Bulldogs as they suffered back-to-back losses for the first time this season.

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The tough weekend for the No. 1 Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team continued as Northern Michigan got the 5-2 win on Saturday night to complete the sweep. It’s the first time all season the Bulldogs have suffered back-to-back losses. The Bulldogs fell into an early hole that they couldn’t climb out of fast enough. Tanner Laderoute and…

St. Scholastica Women’s Hockey Falls at Home to Hamline

Taylor Thompson's goal in the first period made her the third player in program history to score 100 career points, joining Nina Waidacher and current teammate Rachel Anderson.

DULUTH, Minn. – Fifth-year forward Taylor Thompson made history on Friday night but the St. Scholastica women’s hockey team couldn’t hang on late, as Hamline got the 5-2 win to open the weekend series. Hermantown native Mariah Haedrich and Thompson scored the goals for the Saints in the first period. Thompson’s goal gave her 100 points for her career, becoming…

Late Goals Lifts UW-Superior Men’s Hockey Past UW-River Falls

Bradley Stonnell and Zach Bannister each scored for the Yellowjackets.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Two late goals in the third period was all the UW-Superior men’s hockey team needed to get the 2-1 win over UW-River Falls on Friday night. Bradley Stonnell and Zach Bannister each scored for the Yellowjackets in the win. UWS improves to 5-3 on the season and will play at UW-Stout on Saturday night. Categories: College, Friday…

Grand Rapids Boys Hockey Motivated by Section Title Loss

So far to start the season, the Thunderhawks are 3-0 and have outscored their opponents 27-3. 

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Following an appearance in last season’s section championship game, the Grand Rapids boys hockey team has picked up right where they left off. So far, they are 3-0 and have outscored their opponents 27-3. While the fast start is ideal, the Thunderhawks say they need to stay focused on their goal which is making it back…

Northwestern Girls Basketball Still Hungry Despite Recent Success

The Tigers will return to action Saturday at Cumberland. 

MAPLE, Wis. – The Northwestern girls basketball team opened their season earlier this week with a home win over Ashland. The Tigers come into the season with big expectations as the two-time regional champs. But even with that success, this squad is hungry for much more. “When we first started our practice, we talked about like the state championship is…

Youth Talent Leading the Way for Grand Rapids/Greenway Girls Hockey

The Lightning are 4-1 so far to start the season, led by freshman Mercury Bischoff who currently ranks top five in the state in goals and points. Grand Rapids/Greenway will be back in action on Tuesday night hosting Cloquet-Esko-Carlton

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Last season, a very young Grand Rapids/Greenway girls hockey team made it all the way to the section championship game. Now, this season the Lightning say they’ve gotten younger but they’re ready to prove they’re here to stay. “We’re a young, good team that I think will do just fine,” freshman forward Mercury Bischoff said. “That…

UMD Men’s Hockey Defeats Alaska Fairbanks to Open Series

Carter Loney scored his first career goal with the Bulldogs, while Noah Cates, Kobe Roth, Blake Biondi and Ben Almquist all also scored.

DULUTH, Minn. – The No. 2 Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team used a three-goal third period to get the 5-1 win over Alaska Fairbanks to open the weekend series. Carter Loney scored his first career goal with the Bulldogs, while Noah Cates, Kobe Roth, Blake Biondi and Ben Almquist all also scored. Cates, Loney, Roth and Owen Gallatin all had…

Prep Girls Hockey: Proctor/Hermantown Wins Big, Duluth Falls at Home

The Mirage used a three-goal first period to help get the home win, while the Northern Stars couldn't complete the rally late.

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – The Proctor/Hermantown girls hockey team got off to a fast start and never looked back, getting the 7-1 win over Hastings on Friday night. The Mirage improve to 2-2 on the season and will be back in action on Saturday afternoon hosting Burnsville, with puck drop set for 3:15 p.m. In other girls hockey action, Burnsville used…

Prep Boys Hockey: Proctor Wins Season Opener in Overtime, Duluth Marshall Skates to 2-2 Draw With East Ridge

Brett Bartlam scored the game-winner to give the Rails the overtime win in their season opener, while the Hilltoppers settled for a draw to open the season.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Marshall boys hockey team scored two goals in the second but ultimately settled for a 2-2 draw with Eat Ridge in their 2021 season opener. Joe Stauber and Sam Aamodt both scored for the Hilltoppers. The Hilltoppers will be back in action Nov. 29 at Proctor. In other boys hockey action, Proctor’s season opener also…

Coaches Corner: David Staniger

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the St. Scholastica men's basketball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we chat with St. Scholastica men’s basketball head coach David Staniger as the Saints dive into their first season in the MIAC. The Saints are looking to their experience and their local players, with 10 Northland natives on their roster. St. Scholastica will be back in action on Wednesday taking on Augsburg….

UMD Women’s Hockey Falls to Penn State in First Game of DI in D.C. Tournament

Anna Klein scored both goals for the Bulldogs and is now at 49 career goals.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The UMD women’s hockey team gave up two goals in the third period as Penn State got the 3-2 win to open the DI in D.C. Tournament. Penalties were an issue as UMD committed nine, including a game misconduct from Kylie Hanley. Anna Klein scored both goals for the Bulldogs and is now at 49 career goals,…

UMD Women’s Hockey Returns to Thanksgiving Tournament Tradition

The Bulldogs will face nonconference opponents for the first time this season, taking on Penn State on Friday and then St. Lawrence on Saturday.

DULUTH, Minn. – The holiday season brings traditions for many people and this season, the UMD women’s hockey team gets to bring back one of their own Thanksgiving traditions. The Bulldogs are currently in Washington, D.C. preparing for the DI in D.C. Tournament. UMD normally plays in a tournament or series Thanksgiving weekend, including trips to Connecticut, New York and…

UMD Men’s Hockey Team to Welcome in Alaska Fairbanks for Rare Nonconference Meeting

This is the first time these two teams have met up since 1988. Puck drop on Friday is set for 7:07 p.m. with Saturday's game set for just after 6:00 p.m. 

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD men’s hockey team will be back at home this weekend for a nonconference matchup against Alaska Fairbanks. This is the first time these two teams have met up since 1988. The Nanooks are struggling a bit this season with just one win, but the Bulldogs say they can’t take that lightly. With a No. 2…

New Duluth Denfeld Boys Basketball Coach Phil Homere Eager to Get Season Started

The Hunters will open the season next Saturday hosting North Branch. 

DULUTH, Minn. – This season, we have multiple new coaches taking over programs across the Northland, and one of those is over at Duluth Denfeld. Phil Homere is wrapping up his first official week of practice as the Hunters boys basketball head coach. Homere was able to hold a few camps over the summer to get to know some of…

Duluth East Girls Basketball Wins Big in Season Opener

Rachel Hagen led the way with 26 points while Ashlynne Guenther finished with 22 points and Rylee Stevens had 15 points. 

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth East girls basketball team opened their 2021 season on a 16-4 run on their way to winning their season opener over Princeton 74-55. Rachel Hagen led the way with 26 points while Ashlynne Guenther finished with 22 points and Rylee Stevens had 15 points. The Greyhounds will be back in action on Saturday hosting Blaine….

Duluth Denfeld Girls Basketball Ready to Open Season With New Head Coach, Growing Numbers

Earlier this year, the Hunters were unsure if they would have a team this year. But after spreading the word and encouraging girls to try out something new, the Hunters are now able to have enough players for three teams. 

DULUTH, Minn. – The high school girls basketball season officially begins this week and it’s going to be a big season for Duluth Denfeld with a new head coach and a growing program. Erik Reinertsen takes over as the Hunters head coach. Reinertsen says the Hunters were struggling with having enough players come out for the team. But after spreading…

UMD Men’s Hockey Team Talks About Rallying Behind Zach Stejskal

Since Stejskal's diagnosis was made public, the UMD men's hockey Movember page has raised more than $3,000 for men's health issues, including testicular cancer.

DULUTH, Minn. – On Tuesday, UMD men’s hockey goaltender Zach Stejskal revealed that he has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. The Cohasset native had surgery last month and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. On Wednesday, the Bulldogs talked about how they’re rallying around and supporting Stejskal during this process. “It’s scary news when he told us a month or so ago,…