Hermantown Wins Fourth Straight
The Hawks beat New Prague, 8-1.
Categories: Hermantown-imported, High School Sports-imported
Categories: Hermantown-imported, High School Sports-imported
Jeff Gronner has stuttered his whole life but that doesn’t stop him from doing the job he always knew he wanted.
Spencer Wehr continues his successful junior season into State.
In Cromwell the undefeated Cardinal football team is being lead by a senior quarterback driven by legacy.
Jay Boder almost couldn’t play soccer but it turned out to be the perfect fit.
Duluth Marshall senior Alli Mckenna is leading the Hilltoppers girls soccer team with some serious spirit.
Scott Anderson was inducted into the Duluth East Hall of Fame this weekend.
Makenzie Stariha is this week’s Northern Star
Virginia junior Lexi Ahrens, one of the Northland’s top volleyball prospects, announced her verbal commitment to the University of North Dakota Monday.
At Duluth Denfeld Senior quarterback Cody Brown is proving that brain over brawn isn’t just a metaphor, and that football is no longer just a big man’s game.
Gunnar Gronski and Gunner Johnson are both helping Superior to a successful season.
Superior’s Brandie Goldberg. one of the Northland’s best at softball made her college choice, and she’ll continue her career close to home.
Former Denfeld Hunter CJ Ham joined the Vikings practice squad today.
This is a big week for prep sports in Minnesota, and school isn’t even in session yet.
High school football practices are underway across the Northland.
NBC Spartan Sports Complex kicked-off the construction of new tennis courts and a softball diamond.
Wisconsin High school Football practice isn’t quite in full swing. That comes next week, when pads start popping.
There’s a new look at Grand Rapids High School.
The BEST (Babbitt-Emabarrass/Soudan-Tower) Beavers returned to the baseball diamond, albeit for only one day. Recently, Northeast Range and Ely wore BEST throwback jerseys in tribute to fomer BEST star Josh Mathson. who died in a car accident in Texas, April 4th, 2015.
Both days of the United States Hockey League Draft are about the future. But while Phase 1 lets teams look a couple years down the road, Phase 2 is for the more immediate future.
Most high school hockey standouts spend a year or two in junior before heading off to Division I college hockey debuts.The United States Hockey League is the top juinor circuit in the country. That league held the Phase I of its annual draft for players born in the year 2000.
Merely calling Marshall School sophomore Jack Burt ‘fast’ would be an understatement.
Grand Rapids senior Alex Adams has committed to play college hockey at the Air Force Academy.
Girls hoops may be last, when you talk about Minnesota’s State tournaments, but in Grand Rapids, it’s anything but least.
Of the eight teams remaining in Minnesota Class A Girls Basketball, a quarter are from the Northland.
Esko was ousted in the first round of the tournament last year.
Winter prep sports are winding down. In fact, only Boys and Girls Basketball are left to play State Tournaments in Minnesota. This week, the boys hit the floor at Williams Arena and the Target Center.
When you talk State Basketball and Mountain Iron-Buhl High School, you’re normally talking girls hoops. However, MI–B’s boys are State-bound this year for the first time since 2005.
It was a heroes reception, as Hermantown welcomed back its State Championship hockey team.
Once Hermantown ended its streak of State Championship losses, the question was inevitable. No, not whether or not Hermantown will move up to Class AA, but whether or not Hermantown Head Coach Bruce Plante would make like Peyton Manning and retire a winner.
High school hockey season in Minnesota isn’t officially over until Mr. Hockey is named. The 2016 award went to Blaine forward and UMD commit Riley Tufte.
In Minnesota, March Madness starts with the Boys’ State High School Hockey Tournament.
Great players can fumble under the pressure of a big stage and Thursday night Duluth East was on one. Taking the ice against grand rapids for the section finals and it’s win or go home.
Silver Bay and Northland came out on top Thursday night and will face off in the Section 7A quarter-finals.
Hermantown moved back in to Section 7A for hockey in 2014. The Hawks will play in their third straight 7A championship game Wednesday, seeking their third straight title and seventh straight trip to the MSHSL Boys State Hockey Tournament.
Saturday eight teams went in, four teams came out and are headed to the finals.
In two previous trips to the Girls Class A State Hockey Tournament, Proctor-Hermantown was 0–2 at the Xcel Energy Center. The Mirage will get at least two more skates at the home of the Minnesota Wild after Proctor-Hermantown beat New Prague Wednesday.
Girls hockey playoffs in Minnesota wrap up this week as the MSHSL State Tournament starts Wednesday with Class A quarterfinals. For the second time in three years, Proctor-Hermantown is the Sec. 7 champ.
Tuesday’s High School Hockey Playoff Schedule
The Wild and interim coach John Torchetti won’t be at the Xcel Energy Center for more than a week because Girls State Hockey moves in, starting February 17th.
Across the bridge prep hockey is coming to an end for the boys in Superior playing their last game tonight against Duluth East.
Proctor–Hermantown and Hibbing–Chisholm will face off out on the ice for the 7A championship. If this sounds like déjà vu it’s because this is the fourth straight year these two have met in the finals.
The no. 1 seeded Proctor–Hermantown ladies took the ice for the first time this post–season after earning themselves a first round bye and they showed moose lake why they had earned that number one seed.
Every hockey team needs a leader out on the ice. Someone who can handle pressure when things get tough, lucky for Denfeld they’ve found that in one of their seniors and they aren’t the only one’s taking notice.
Duluth East has been on fire lately, winning their past six games. Monday night CEC tried to stop that streak.
Many teams have one star player but the Duluth East basketball team is lucky enough to have two.
Denfeld on a four-game losing streak, gets the win after a close match.
Hermantown brought CEC to town and the Hawks were playing for the title.
Last summer, there were rumblings that Duluth Marshall wouldn’t have enough players for a varsity team, but a late surge barely filled out the roster, that won’t be the case for 2016.
The Solon Springs School District has strong community backing, great students and an undefeated basketball team. But that excitement might not be enough in the end because of serious financial concerns.