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Fond du Lac Tribal and COmmunity College Football Falls to Itasca

The only scoring from the Thunder came late in the fourth quarter.

PROCTOR, Minn. – Itasca Community College scored early and often to top Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College 39-6 on Saturday night at Egerdahl Field. The only scoring from the Thunder came with less than nine minutes left, as Mason Klinger connected with Justice Bice for the 12-yard touchdown pass. Categories: College, Sports

Prep Boys Soccer: Rails, Hunters Win on Lake Superior Conference Day

Proctor, Duluth Denfeld, Cloquet-Esko-Carlton and Superior all got the wins.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The NBC Spartan Sports Complex was host to the Lake Superior Conference boys soccer games on Saturday. Proctor scored four goals in the first half to top Mesabi East 6-0. Demetri Regas saved a PK late in the second half, then Keegan Chastey scored the game-tying and game-winning goals, as well as the first goal, as Duluth…

CSS Football Wins Big Over Presentation

St. Scholastica got off to a quick start and led the entire time to get its second win of the season.

DULUTH, Minn. – Zach Edwards marched his Saints down the field on the opening drive, which ended in an 18 yard touchdown pass to Mitchell Adrian, to give the Saints an early lead, and they would continue to build that throughout the game, as St. Scholastica topped Presentation 41-13 in a battle of the Saints. CSS held Presentation scoreless for…

Newcomers Win 24th Annual NorthShore Inline Marathon

Ewen Fernandez was the men's elite winner, while Julie Brandt-Glass was the official women's elite winner.

DULUTH, Minn. – Over 2,000 athletes from all over the world flooded Duluth this weekend for the 24th annual NorthShore Inline Marathon. Ewen Fernandez, a 30-year old from France, won the men’s elite race with a time of 1:03:58. This was Fernandez’s first time participating in this race, and he broke away from the group in the last eight miles…

Coaches Corner: Anthony and Caitlyn Wood

For this week's segment, we hear from the husband and wife duo at Lake Superior College.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with Anthony and Caitlyn Wood who are the new head coaches for the Lake Superior College men’s and women’s soccer teams. Among the topics discussed are how the husband and wife ended up at the same job, as well as what the local soccer scene is like in the Northland….

Friday Night Frenzy Highlights and Scores 9/13/19

Here are all the highlights and scores from an exciting night of high school football.

MN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Proctor 9, Duluth East 28 North Branch 12, Hermantown 28 Duluth Denfeld 8, Cloquet 35 Two Harbors 38, Esko 34 International Falls 0, Moose Lake-Willow River 32 Crosby-Ironton 10, Eveleth-Gilbert 38 Pine City 24, Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 16 MN NINE-PERSON FOOTBALL Cromwell-Wright 6, Carlton/Wrenshall 21 South Ridge 32, Ely 6 WI HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Cumberland 6, Northwestern 37…

Skaters From All Over the World Head to North Shore Inline Marathon

Nearly 2,000 participants from all over the world will take part in eight different races.

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, the largest skating race in the country takes over the Northland as the 24th annual North Shore Inline Marathon will take place Saturday morning. Nearly 2,000 participants from all over the world will take part in eight different races. $10,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to those who cross the finish line first. But…

Saints Football Back at “Home” To Take On Presentation

These two teams haven't faced each other since 2012, when both were part of the UMAC.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The St. Scholastica football team had a weird week as they had to practice at the Spartan Sports Complex in Superior due to the ongoing construction at Public Schools Stadium. This week, the Saints welcome another team with the same mascot in Presentation who haven’t played against CSS since 2012. “I know they used to be in…

Organizers, Athletes Prepare for 2019 North Shore Inline Marathon

Active Adventures: North Shore Inline Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – It takes a village and year round dedication to make the North Shore Inline Marathon a success every year. Race Director Mike Ward stopped by FOX 21 Local News Friday morning ahead of the jam packed lineup of events. Ward says many folks are concerned about detouring around the Lester Bridge construction this year. Traffic will be…

Prep Volleyball: Thursday Night Wins for Thunderhawks, Spartans, Rails, Hawks, Eskomos

It was a busy night of high school volleyball action throughout the Northland.

DULUTH, Minn. – In high school volleyball action, Grand Rapids got the road win over Duluth East 3-0 and Superior made the trip over the bridge worth it as they topped Duluth Denfeld 3-1. Other volleyball results include straight set sweeps at home for Carlton, Proctor, Hermantown and Esko. Categories: High School, Sports

UMD Women’s Soccer Knock Off Defending National Champs Bridgeport

The Bulldogs would hang on for the 3-2 win over the Purple Knights

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD women’s soccer team scored two goals in the second half as the Bulldogs shocked the defending national champs Bridgeport 3-2 Thursday night at Malosky Stadium. Hannah Caldwell, Logan Nash and Holly Kaboord each scored for UMD, who improve to 2-1 on the season. Bulldogs will continue their homestand next week as they begin NSIC play…

UWS Men’s Soccer Ranked 4th in Regional Poll

It is believed to be the highest UWS has ever been regionally ranked in program history.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Wisconsin-Superior men’s soccer team come in at #4 in the first United Soccer Coaches North Regional rankings of the season. According the Yellowjackets athletics, it is believed to be the highest uws has ever been regionally ranked in program history. The ‘Jackets are currently 3–1 and were scheduled to play Wednesday against Bethel, but the game…

UMD Football Looking to Keep NSIC Streak Going vs. MSU-Moorhead

The Bulldogs have topped the Dragons 17 consecutive times dating back to 1999.

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, the UMD football team will be on the road for the first time this season as they take on Minnesota State Moorhead, a team they have beaten 17 consecutive times since 1999. The Bulldogs are also riding a 20-game NSIC win streak going into their game against the Dragons. But even coming off a blowout…

Huffman, Walters Excited for “Generation Next” at Grandma’s Sports Garden

The event takes place October 11th at Grandma's Sports Garden in Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn. – Next month, boxing returns to Grandma’s Sports Garden with the “Generation Next” boxing card. It will be a special event for a pair of local boxers who are coming out of the Jungle Boy Boxing Gym. Wednesday, they held a special press conference to get fans hype for the event. “It’s definitely a cool experience growing up…

#GOTW Preview: Battle of Unbeaten Teams as Northwestern Hosts Cumberland

Kickoff for Friday's game in Maple is set for 7 p.m.

MAPLE, Wis. – For this week’s FOX 21 Sports Game of the Week, we’ll feature a team that is making a lot of noise across the bridge. The Northwestern football team are once again ranked in the top ten of Division 4 in the state of Wisconsin. Their great start to the season is thanks in part to their stellar…

UMD Women’s Hockey Ranked 4th in WCHA Preseason Poll

The Bulldogs were just a single vote from third place in the poll, which went to Ohio State.

EDINA, Minn. – The WCHA released preseason coaches poll Wednesday afternoon and the UMD women’s hockey team were picked to finish fourth this upcoming season. The Bulldogs were just a single vote from third place in the poll, which went to Ohio State. No surprise at the top as the defending national champs Wisconsin were ranked #1 and Minnesota is…

Transfer WR Quincy Woods Dazzles in Bulldogs Debut

Woods finished with five catches, 123 yards and two touchdowns in his UMD debut.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD football team are back at practice after a big win in Week One. One of the standouts for Saturday’s win over Minot State was wide receiver Quincy Woods. The transfer from Northwest Missouri state finished with five catches, 123 yards and two touchdowns in his UMD debut. But for him, the numbers came secondary to…

Rails Boys Soccer Blank Agates at Home

The Proctor boys soccer team scored early and often against Two Harbors.

PROCTOR, Minn. – The Proctor boys soccer team had no trouble with Two Harbors as they knocked off Two Harbors 9-0 Tuesday night at Egerdahl Field. Among the goal-scorers for the Rails were Henry Ringdahl, Ben Harnell and Reese Ward as Proctor improves to 5-3 on the season. Categories: High School, Sports

Prep Volleyball: Bulldogs Storm Back to Top Eskomos, Rails Sweep Blue Devils

Carlton defeated Esko 3-1 while Proctor swept Virginia 3-0.

CARLTON, Minn. – It was a packed house in Carlton on Tuesday night as the 8th ranked Bulldogs topped rival Esko 3-1. The Eskomos took the first set 25-21, but the Bulldogs fought back to win the next three sets, 25-19, 25-14, 26-24. Abby Mickle and Alaina Bennett both had 10 kills while Taylor Nelson had nine kills. Brynne Mickle…

UMD Volleyball Stays Put at #6 in AFCA Poll

The Bulldogs have been ranked in every poll since September 10th, 2002, the longest active streak in DII.

DULUTH, Minn. – After going 3–1 to start the season, the UMD volleyball team stayed steady at #6 in this week’s AVCA Division II poll. The Bulldogs have been ranked in every poll since September 10th, 2002, which is 234 straight polls and is the longest active streak in DII. UMD’s only loss last week was to #2 Cal State-San…

Saints Football Team Dedicating Season to Jeff LeMay

The team will be wearing decals in the back of their helmets with LeMay's #29.

DULUTH, Minn. – This past weekend, the St. Scholastica football team pulled off an epic comeback win in their season opener against Mayville State. One of the many things that propelled them to that win was a special person in their thoughts. The Saints are dedicating this season to teammate Jeff LeMay, who is recovering from a car accident he…

Bulldogs Volleyball Continues Hot Start, Sweeps Greyhounds

Abby Mickle led the way with nine kills while her sister Brynne had 25 assists.

CARLTON, Minn. – The Carlton volleyball, who is ranked eighth in class A, continued its strong start to the season, sweeping Duluth East on Monday 3-0. Abby Mickle finished with nine kills, Taylor Nelson finished with eight and Alaina Bennett had six kills. Brynne Mickle led the way with 25 assists. Carlton will host Esko on Tuesday night. Categories: High…

UMD Football Moves Up One Spot in AFCA Poll

UMD are coming off a dominating win over Minot State in Week One.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD football team is ranked 13th in the AFCA Division II Coaches poll for Week One. The Bulldogs moved up one spot after being ranked 14th to start the season. UMD started off the season in a big way, dominating Minot State 52–7 and picking up 552 total yards. The Bulldogs will look to continue their…

Shepard, Wolff Named Bulldogs Men’s Hockey Captains for 2019-20

Nick Wolff was an alternate captain last season, while Hunter Shepard was once again the backbone for the UMD men's hockey team.

DULUTH, Minn. – According to UMD Athletics, goalkeeper Hunter Shepard and defenseman Nick Wolff have been named captains for the UMD men’s hockey team for this upcoming season. Wolff was an alternate captain last season, while Shepard was once again the backbone for the Bulldogs as they won back-to-back national championships. Wolff had five goals with 13 assists last year,…

Northern Star: Zach Edwards

For this week's segment, we feature the quarterback on the St. Scholastica football team.

DULUTH, Minn. -St. Scholastica quarterback Zach Edwards entered Saturday’s season opener with high expectations, as he officially started his last first game. “You think about it’s the last of the end. I’m looking forward to it, I’m excited. Nothing like senior year, nothing like football, so I think it will be a good time,” Edwards said. In his junior season,…

Bulldogs Soccer Drops Heartbreaker to Huskies in Double Overtime

Senior midfielder Emily Hinz scored both goals for UMD.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD women’s soccer team started attacking quickly, but ultimately Michigan Tech won 3-2 in double overtime. Senior midfielder Emily Hinz scored both goals for the Bulldogs, the first in the fifth minute for the first goal of the game, and the second 24th minute to tie the game at two. In between Hinz’s two goals, the…

Fans Celebrate Viking First Game Win at the Reef

Game ends 28-12 Vikings.

DULUTH, Minn.- An impressive win for the Minnesota Vikings in their first game of the season as the NFL celebrates its 100th year. “GO VIKINGS! Come on let’s hear it for the Vikings! Woohooo!” Purple was everywhere as Vikings fans flooded the Reef Bar on London Road as fans turned out for the first game of the season. They said…

Prep Soccer: Lumberjacks Girls, Hilltoppers Boys, Girls Pick Up Wins

Cloquet-Carlton and Duluth Marshall girls picked up wins on Saturday during Lake Superior Conference Day at Egerdahl Field.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Marshall boys soccer team continued its strong start to the season, knocking off Robbinsdale Cooper 3-0 at home on Saturday. Griff Pichetti scored twice in the win. The Hilltoppers will host Mesabi East Area on Tuesday. In girls action, Egerdahl Field hosted Lake Superior Conference Day. Duluth Marshall defeated Proctor 4-1, Cloquet-Carlton defeated Proctor 1-0…

Yellowjackets Volleyball Close Out Stinger Classic On Top

After dropping the first set, UWS stormed back to defeat Crow 3-1.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – After dropping the first set, the UWS volleyball team stormed back to defeat Crown 3-1 (22-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-18) to close out the Stinger Classic with two wins. Cami Sletta led the way with 19 kills, while Megan Holz had 25 assists. The Yellowjackets will be back in action on Wednesday in Saint Paul against Macalester. Categories:…

Saints Football Rallies, Wins Season Opener in Overtime

This was the first time St. Scholastica has won the season opener since 2014.

DULUTH, Minn. – After trailing 19-0 to Mayville State late in the second quarter, the St. Scholastica football rallied to trail by five at the half, then used a big second half to force overtime and eventually win the season opener 42-35. Down by two touchdowns with six minutes remaining, the Saints managed to charge down the field twice to…

Friday Night Frenzy Highlights And Scores 9/6/19

Here's all the action from Friday night including big wins for Hermantown, Grand Rapids and Superior.

MN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES: HERMANTOWN 27, CLOQUET 12 GRAND RAPIDS 65, DULUTH DENFLED 0 DULUTH EAST 55, HIBBING 6 PINE CITY 17, TWO HARBORS 20 PROCTOR 9, NORTH BRANCH 29 ESKO 48, VIRGINIA 8 MN NINE-PERSON FOOTBALL SCORES: MOUNTAIN IRON-BUHL 48, CHERRY 20 SOUTH RIDGE 36, CROMWELL-WRIGHT 0 WI HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES: NORTHWESTERN 42, LADYSMITH 0 SUPERIOR 49,…

Bulldogs Soccer Starts 2019 Season With Victory Over Wildcats

Shannon King netted the lone goal for Minnesota Duluth in the 1-0 win

DULUTH, Minn.- The University of Minnesota Duluth women’s soccer team kicked off the 2019 season with a 1-0 victory over visiting Northern Michigan. Sophomore defender Shannon King put away a header in the 28th minute, and sophomore goalkeeper Sophia Grenz came up with three saves in the clean sheet. Next up for the Bulldogs is Michigan Tech on Sunday at…

Coaches Corner: Rob Scott

For this week's segment, we hear from longtime Superior assistant football coach Rob Scott.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with Superior football defensive coordinator and longtime assistant coach Rob Scott. Scott spoke about the Spartans’ perfect start to the season, as well as what the team is expecting from the rest of the season. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Saints Volleyball Top Yellowjackets In Five-Set Thriller

The two teams traded set wins, until the Saints were able to come up with the fifth set victory.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- In the opening match of the 2019 Stinger Classic, St. Scholastica topped UW-Superior 3-2 in non-conference action. The Saints were lead by Brooke Schermann who had 23 kills and Espi Austvold who picked up 27 assists. Action continues for both teams on Saturday at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium.     Categories: College, Sports

World of Wheels Skate Center Debuts Fresh New Rink

Active Adventures: World of Wheels Skate Center in Superior, Wisconsin

SUPERIOR, Wis. – It’s back to school for students in the Twin Ports! What better way to release some steam and have fun on the weekends than with a trip to the roller rink? World of Wheels Skate Center in Superior was recently closed for a short period of time to resurface and update their rink. Now it’s back open…

Prep Volleyball: Spartans, Oredockers Pick Up Road Wins

Superior and Ashland went on the road and got the win in their respective Duluth match-ups.

DULUTH, Minn. – In a pair of Wisconsin vs. Duluth volleyball match-ups, Superior got the win over Duluth Marshall 3-1 and Ashland knocked off Duluth Denfeld 3-1. The Hilltoppers fell 2-0 to the Spartans and managed to win the third set. But Superior clamped down to take the fourth and deciding set for the win. Categories: High School, Sports

Spartans Boys Soccer Get Home Win Over Rails

Superior stays undefeated with a win over Proctor.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Jakob Kidd and Ethan DeFoe each scored twice as the Superior boys soccer team picked up a home win over Proctor Thursday night at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex. The Spartans improved to 3-0 on the season as the Rails fall to 4-3. Categories: High School, Sports

UMD Football Steamrolls Minot State in Season Opener

The Bulldogs put up over 350 yards of offense in the first half alone.

DULUTH, Minn. – UMD quarterback John Larson finished with 279 yards passing and threw three touchdown passes as the Bulldogs ran past Minot State 52-7 Thursday night at Malosky Stadium. Running back Wade Sullivan and wide receiver Quincy Woods each scored twice for the Bulldogs, who will travel to Minnesota State-Moorhead next week. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota –…

“Beatdowns in Souptown” Returns to Wessman Arena

Doors open at 4 p.m and the fists will fly starting at 5:30.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – “Beatdowns in Souptown” is back for another installment of world class mixed martial arts action this Saturday at Wessman Arena. Nearly 20 MMA bouts will take place as the show will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Inner Strength Martial Arts studio in Superior. And organizers say the sport itself has come a long way in its…

Rails, Hunters Girls Soccer Settle for Draw

It was a low-scoring affair for girls soccer at Egerdahl Field.

PROCTOR, Minn. – Two total goals were scored in a match between the Proctor and Duluth Denfeld girls soccer teams. However, each team scored one as the game ended in a 1-1 draw Wednesday afternoon at Egerdahl Field. Senior Alivia Radig scored for the Hunters, while sophomore Maisy Rohweder scored for the Rails. Categories: High School, Sports

A New Era for Saints Football Begins This Weekend

It will be the first game for new head coach Mike Heffernan.

DULUTH, Minn. – One team that will be kicking their football season off this weekend is St. Scholastica. It will be a slight change of plans for the opener though as CSS will take on Mayville State at Malosky Stadium, home of the UMD football team. But the Saints embrace the new venue and are excited to play at home…

#GOTW Preview: Cloquet, Hermantown Renew Section 7AAAA Rivalry Friday Night

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. in Hermantown.

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – Last year’s section 7AAAA finals featured Cloquet and Hermantown going at it and has added another layer to this growing rivalry. “I know they have a bitter taste in their mouths from last year and they just want back at us so we’re just ready to play them again this year,” Hermantown linebacker/running back Cade Montgomery said….

Prep Volleyball: Bulldogs Sweep ‘Jacks, Eskomos Post Fifth-Set Comeback Against Blue Devils

The Carlton volleyball team remained undefeated, while Esko needed five sets to top Virginia.

CLOQUET, Minn. – The Carlton volleyball team continue their dominance of the Northland as they swept Cloquet 3-0 Tuesday night at Cloquet Middle School. And in other action, Esko was down 13-7 in the fifth and final set against Virginia. Then Brenna Starks scored eight straight serving points to complete the comeback and win the match 3-2. Categories: High School,…

Prep Soccer: Hilltoppers Boys Blank Lumberjacks, Hawks Girls Win Close One Against Hunters

The weather conditions were less than ideal for high school soccer in the Northland.

DULUTH, Minn. – Griff Pichetti scored twice as the Duluth Marshall boys soccer team blanked Cloquet-Esko-Carlton at home 3-0 Tuesday afternoon. Brendan Pfahl also scored for the Hilltoppers, who picked up their second win of the season. And in girls action, Hermantown held on for the win at home over Duluth Denfeld 3-2. Categories: High School, Sports

Popularity Soaring for Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Mountain Biking Team

The team started in 2017 with just 12 members, and now there's 36 to start this season.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton mountain biking team gathered at the Buffalo House Tuesday afternoon for practice before their upcoming race next weekend. The team started in 2017 with just 12 members, and now there’s 36 to start this season. The riders and coaches have been working to tell more people about the team and love seeing the growth of…

Saints Football Team Move Season Opener to Malosky Stadium

Kick-off for the game is still scheduled for 12 p.m. as Mike Heffernan makes his head coaching debut for the Saints.

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Scholastica football team have announced a change in venue for their opener this weekend. Instead of playing at Public Schools Stadium at Denfeld High School, the Saints will play up at Malosky Stadium against Mayville State University. The change is due to the ongoing construction at PSS. Kick-off for the game is still scheduled for…

Former North Woods Star Cade Goggleye Commits to St. Scholastica Basketball

Goggleye had originially committed to the University of Jamestown back in late May.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former North Woods standout Cade Goggleye has decided he will join the St. Scholastica men’s basketball team, according to the CSS athletic department. Goggleye had originally committed to the University of Jamestown back in late May, but now he will be much closer to home. Goggleye scored over 2100 points in his four years with the Grizzlies,…

Bulldogs Football Prepping for Week One

UMD will open the 2019 season at home on Thursday night against Minot State.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD football team is more than ready to officially start the 2019 season later this week. Fall camp is over and now the Bulldogs are focusing their attention on Minot State. There’s a different feeling at Malosky Stadium this week as the team has worked through the basics,and now they can come up with a game…

Northern Star: Eric Watson

For this week's Northern Star, we highlight a UWS men's soccer player with high expectations for the upcoming season.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – For University of Wisconsin-Superior senior Eric Watson, this upcoming season will be a big one for the Yellowjackets men’s soccer team. “The publishings that come out or the stories that come out about us, it’s all extra on top of it. A little bit of the cherry on top. But I think really if we’re being truthful…

Saints Men’s Soccer Drops Home Opener to Johnnies

Malcolm Lumsden scored St. Scholastica's only goal, scoring on a penalty kick in the second half.

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Scholastica men’s soccer team returned to Saints Field for the first time in the 2019 season on Sunday, but they were unable to leave on a high note, as Saint John’s got the 3-1 win. With the Saints down 1-0 at the half, Nolan Friday drew a penalty kick in the 60th minute, and Malcolm…