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Washburn Eliminates UMD Volleyball in Second Round Upset

The Ichabods swept the Bulldogs in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

KEARNEY, Neb. – In a result that few people saw coming, third-seed Washburn swept second-seed Minnesota Duluth 3-0 in the second round of the NCAA Division II volleyball tournament on Friday night. Kate Berg led UMD with 10 kills, while Emily Torve chipped in with 38 assists. The Bulldogs end their season with a 28–6 record. Categories: College, Sports, University…

Bulldogs Basketball Tramples Yellowjackets in Exhibition Play

Minnesota Duluth defeats Wisconsin Superior in a basketball border battle.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Minnesota Duluth dominated Wisconsin Superior 85-45 in an exhibition game. Brandon Meyer lead the Bulldogs in points with 16 while Ronny Galvan lead the Yellowjackets with 11. UMD now prepares for Sunday’s game against Michigan Tech. UWS looks ahead to Saturday when they will travel to Marian. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Saints Women’s Basketball Get Ready For Season Opener

CSS put in work before heading to UW-Oshkosh.

DULUTH, Minn.- CSS women’s team is getting ready for their season opener against UW–Oshkosh. One of the major things that sticks out about this group is their size, or lack thereof. But what they may lack in height they make up for in speed. “A couple six footers but we’re definitely more trackster bodies. We’re definitely going to utilize our fast…

Bulldog Hockey Looks to Extend Win Streak to 9

Minnesota Duluth travels to Denver for weekend series.

DULUTH, Minn.- Despite starting off the season with a tie and loss to Minnesota it is looking like the reigning national champions have found their groove. The Bulldogs are on an 8 game win streak after taking down Colorado College. But the true test comes this weekend when UMD takes on No. 7 Denver who has quite a bit of depth. “It…

Can the Saints go 6-0?

CSS Women's hockey prepares for upcoming series against Adrian.

DULUTH, Minn.- The saints are currently undefeated with 5 wins and a tie so far this season. The goal is to keep that win streak alive against the upcoming series against Adrian. “I think they’re very similar to us. They’ve had a similar start. They have a very similar record. Their special teams are similar to ours. It’s going to be…

Hayes Records Hat Trick, Yellowjackets Defeat Lumber Jills

CC Hayes completed her first career hat trick.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – CC Hayes completed her first career hat trick as the Wisconsin-Superior women’s hockey team got the 4-1 win over Northland College on Tuesday night. Northland got on the board first with an early goal, but it would be all UWS after. Hayes scored once in the second and twice in the third period, while Myka Sutherland was…

Bulldogs Basketball Split Doubleheader Against Wildcats

The Minnesota Duluth women's basketball team got the win in its season opener.

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Minnesota Duluth women’s basketball team got its first win of the season while the men’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the year as the UMD basketball teams split the doubleheader against Northern Michigan. The women’s team jumped out to an early lead as the Bulldogs got the 51-45 win in their season opener. Emma…

Regular Season Around the Corner for Saints Men’s Basketball

The CSS men's basketball team will take part in the Loras Tournament to open their regular season.

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Scholastica men’s basketball team are getting set to open their regular season with the Loras Tournament in Dubuque, Iowa, starting Friday night. The Saints are coming off a rough exhibition loss to UMD, but they say the game plan is to come out with a lot more energy for the season opener. “Coach always talks…

Bulldogs Football Hope Weather Adds to Home Field Advantage

The UMD football team will be taking on Texas A&M-Commerce.

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, the UMD football team is hoping the weather will play a big factor as they will host their first playoff game since 2014. The Bulldogs will take on the defending national champs Texas A&M-Commerce for the first time ever. The first part of Tuesday’s practice was held inside Romano Gym due to the temperatures outside….

Bulldogs Draw Central Missouri in NCAA Volleyball Tournament

The UMD volleyball team will take on Central Missouri for the first time since 2012.

DULUTH, Minn. – We’ve all known for a while now that the UMD volleyball team would make it to the NCAA tournament. The question has always been: who would they face? And Sunday night, the Bulldogs found out who their opponent will be. UMD nabbed the #2 seed in the Central region and will take on 7th seed Central Missouri….

Bulldogs Football Draws 3 Seed, Will Host First Round of NCAA DII Tournament

The Bulldogs will host defending national champions Texas A&M University-Commerce in the first round.

DULUTH, Minn. – After posting an 11-0 regular season record and clinching a share of the NSIC championship, the Minnesota Duluth football team is now headed back to the NCAA DII Playoffs. The Bulldogs missed the playoffs last year, but drew the 3-seed in super region four in this year’s tournament, as the bracket was released Sunday. “Today everything comes…

Bulldogs Football Dominates Wolves, Finish Regular Season Undefeated

Minnesota-Duluth only scored in the second and third quarters in the win.

DULUTH, Minn. – It would take a while to get going, but the UMD Football team found its momentum in the second quarter to get the 40-13 win and finish the regular season undefeated for the sixth time in program history. The Bulldogs also clinched a share of the NSIC championship for the first time since 2014. The game was…

Bulldogs Volleyball Defeats Mustangs, Clinches NSIC Tournament Title

Minnesota Duluth won the match 3-1.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth volleyball team took the first two matches over Southwest Minnesota State but the Mustangs would get one back but the Bulldogs took control again in the fourth set to win the NSIC Tournament Title 3-1 (25-17, 25-23, 23-25, 25-22). Kate Berg led the team with 15 kills, while Hanna Meyer and Makenzie Morgen each…

Bulldogs Basketball Dominate Saints in Season Opener

Logan Rohrscheib led the way with 22 points.

DULUTH, Minn. – It was all Bulldogs in their season opener as the Minnesota-Duluth men’s basketball team dominated St. Scholastica 116-68. Logan Rohrscheib led the Bulldogs with 22 points, while Brandon Myer had 19. Hunter Plamann led the team with eight assists. For the Saints, it was an exhibition game as they start their season on Friday against Loras. Collin…

Saints Women’s Hockey Come Back Against Lumber Jills

St. Scholastica scored three in the second and three in the third to get the win.

DULUTH, Minn.- After falling behind 2-0 at the end of the first, the St. Scholastica women’s hockey team found its momentum to score three in the second and three in the third to get the 6-2 win over Northland College. Taylor Thompson found the back of the net twice for the Saints while Rachel Anderson, Amber Tilander, Alexia Klaas and…

Bulldogs Win Eighth Straight, Sweep Tigers

Nick Swaney scored twice in Saturday's win.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team jumped out to another fast start on Saturday as the Bulldogs got the 5-1 win and completed the weekend sweep. Nick Swaney scored twice while Justin Richards, Riley Tufte and Parker Mackay each scored in Saturday’s win. Richards and Mackay both scored on Friday as well. Hunter Shepard made 15 saves…

‘Jackets Men’s Basketball Win Season Opener over Lions

The UWS men's basketball team got a big win over Finlandia 76-63.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – Montroy Scott led all scorers with 26 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as the Wisconsin-Superior men’s basketball team won their season opener over Finlandia 76-63 Friday night at the Mertz Mortorelli Gym. Mac Reykdal also chipped in with 23 points, while Andrew McGill scored 12 for the Yellowjackets. UWS will wrap up the Merrill Thompson Tip-Off Classic…

Coaches Corner: UMD Women’s Basketball

For this week's segment, we talk to the UMD women's basketball team as they start their season.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we sit down with head coach Mandy Pearson, senior guard Sammy Kozlowski and junior forward Josie Buckley. The Bulldogs are wrapping up exhibition play and will start their season on Nov. 13 at Northern Michigan. Their home opener will be Dec. 14 against Sioux Falls. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy,…

Saints Hockey Defeats Concordia Wisconsin in Season Opener

CSS advances to 2-1 on the season with first home win.

DULUTH, Minn.- St. Scholastica kicked off a three game home stand with a 4-2 win over Concordia Wisconsin. After a quiet first period, Davis Ross ripped a shot from the blue line to start things up for the Saints 7 minutes into the second. Sam Fuss, Nate Pionk and Carson Rose also lit the lamp for CSS in the last…

Bulldogs Win Conference Opener, Shepard Records First Shutout of Season

Minnesota Duluth has now won seven straight.

DULUTH, Minn. – After a bye week, the No. 1 Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team returned to AMSOIL Arena Friday Night to start NCHC play, hosting Colorado College. Goalkeeper Hunter Shepard made 19 saves in his first shutout of the season as the Bulldogs got the 3-0 win. Justin Richards, Nick Wolff and Parker Mackay each scored in the win….

Yellowjackets Hockey Fall at Home to Gusties

The UWS men's hockey team would score three goals, but it wouldn't be enough against Gustavus Adolphus.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – In a high-scoring affair at Wessman Arena, the Wisconsin-Superior men’s hockey team fell to Gustavus Adolphus 5-3 Friday night. Chad Lopez, Andrew Durham and Arthur Terchiyez all scored for the Yellowjackets. AJ Smith finished with 28 saves for UWS, who fall to 1-3-1 on the season. The Yellowjackets will be back at home Saturday night as they…

Bulldogs Volleyball Advances to NSIC Finals

UMD sweeps Sioux Falls to move onto the conference finals.

DULUTH, Minn.- Minnesota Duluth swept Sioux Falls in three sets to advance to the NSIC Finals. Before the match Mackenzie Morgen was named NSIC Elite Eight Award winner. Kate Berg lead the Bulldogs with 10 kills on the night. Setter Emily Torve finished the match with 33 assists. UMD continues on to the NSIC finals where they will have a…

Yellowjackets Men’s Basketball Open Season with Merrill Thompson Tip-Off Classic

The Wisconsin-Superior men's basketball team will host the tournament this weekend at the Mortorelli Gym.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The Wisconsin-Superior men’s basketball team will open their regular season Friday night with the 9th annual Merril Thompson Tip-off Classic. The tournament will feature three other teams with the ‘Jackets hosting the festivities. And for the players, they are just happy to get the season started. “We finally get to play. It’s been a long time coming….

Season Finale Ahead for Saints Football

The St. Scholastica football team will face Macmurray on Saturday.

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, the St. Scholastica football team will be putting a bow on their regular season. They’ll head to Macmurray for the season finale with a chance to finish with a possible share of the regular season conference title. For the seniors, it will be a bittersweet game as they wrap up their college careers. “I had…

Saints Men’s Hockey Set to Host Home Opener This Weekend

The St. Scholastica men's hockey team will take on Concordia (WI) at Mars Lakeview Arena.

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Scholastica men’s hockey team will host their first two home games this weekend. First up is a showdown against Concordia (WI), who were picked to finish one spot behind the Saints in the NCHA Preseason Coaches’ poll. And although the Falcons are winless, they are not a team to be taken lightly. “I saw them…

Yellowjackets Soccer Expecting Better Results for Second Trip to NCAA Tourney

The Wisconsin-Superior men's soccer team will face Augsburg in the opening round.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Wisconsin–Superior men’s soccer team are getting set for their second straight trip to the NCAA tournament. Last season didn’t go as planned, as the ‘Jackets fell to St. Thomas 4–3 in the opening round. But there was a lot to learn from that experience that can be used this weekend to try and come up with…

Saints’ Isaac Boedigheimer Eyeing Trip to Nationals

The Cloquet native missed going to nationals last season by less than one second.

DULUTH, Minn. – St. Scholastica cross country runner Isaac Boedigheimer will be taking part in the NCAA Division III Central Regional championships. Last year, the Cloquet native and 2018 UMAC individual champion missed qualifying for nationals by less than a second, so the sophomore has a lot to be excited about this time around. The NCAA central regionals will take…

Bulldogs Top Yellowjackets in Women’s Basketball Exhibition

UMD hosted UWS in an exhibition game at Romano Gym.

DULUTH, Minn. – In just their second game of the season, the Minnesota Duluth women’s basketball team defeated Wisconsin-Superior 73-47 in an exhibition game at Romano Gym on Wednesday night. Brooke Olson led the Bulldogs with 18 points. Sarah Grow also chipped in with 14 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks. Hannah Norlin scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds…

Saints’ Morgan Friday Earns UMAC Player and Rookie of the Year Honors

The Duluth native led the conference with 17 goals and was second in points with 35.

DULUTH, Minn. – St. Scholastica women’s soccer freshman forward Morgan Friday was named UMAC Rookie of the Year, as well as UMAC Player of the Year. The Duluth native led the conference with 17 goals and was second in points with 35. Midfielder Rachel Dixon and defender Lexie DeWall were named to the first team. And on the all-conference second…

‘Jackets Allison DeGroot Named UMAC Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year

Kelli Graham and Madison Gutekunst earned all-conference first team honors for UWS.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The UMAC announced their end of the season awards for women’s soccer and Wisconsin–Superior’s Allison DeGroot was named UMAC Coach of the Year. The second-year coach led the ‘Jackets to a four–win improvement from last season, en route to their first-ever playoff appearance, first-ever playoff win and first-ever UMAC championship appearance. Defender Kelli Graham and goalkeeper Madison…

UMD Men’s Hockey Back to Work After Bye Week

The Bulldogs get set for conference play, which starts this weekend.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD men’s hockey team are back at practice this week, getting ready for the start of conference play this weekend. The Bulldogs are still the #1 team in the country, which helped keep them at ease with an early-season bye week. “The bye weeks were spread out a little better I think to give us a…

UWS Women’s Basketball Get Set to Open Season vs. UMD

The Yellowjackets will face the Bulldogs in an exhibition game on Wednesday.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The Wisconsin-Superior women’s basketball team are getting ready to open their season Wednesday night. First up is an exhibition with their neighbors from across the bridge: Minnesota Duluth. The game will give the ‘Jackets the chance to face some top–level competition before they open the regular season. “A lot of our going-into-the-season exhibition games are with D2…

Bulldogs Volleyball Advance to NSIC Semi-Finals

UMD knocked off Upper Iowa 3-1 in the first round of the NSIC tournament.

DULUTH, Minn. – Hanna Meyer finished with 20 kills as the UMD volleyball team defeated Upper Iowa 3-1 in the first round of the NSIC tournament. The Peacocks would surprise some and take the second set from UMD. But the Bulldogs battled back to take the second and third sets. They now move on to face Sioux Falls, who got…

‘Jackets Joe Mooney Named UMAC Men’s Soccer Coach of the Year

Blake Perry was named Rookie of the Year and A.J. Olson was named Defensive Player of the Year.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The UMAC announced the end of the season awards and Wisconsin-Superior took home three of the major awards. Head coach Joe Mooney was named UMAC Coach of the Year after leading the ‘Jackets to a regular season and conference tournament win. Freshman Blake Perry was named Rookie of the Year, thanks to a ten–goal campaign this past…

UMD Football Have Their Eyes on Undefeated Season

Bulldogs trying to become the sixth team in program history to finish regular season undefeated.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD football team is heading into the final week of the regular season. This weekend, they’ll take on Northern State with a chance to become just the sixth team in program history to finish the regular season undefeated. “It’s a great accomplishment. We come out here each and every week, trying to get to 1-0. And…

Yellowjackets’ Deadrick Named UMAC Volleyball Coach of the Year

Emily VerWay and Cami Sletta earned UMAC First Team recognition as well.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The UMAC volleyball season has come and gone, but the awards are just coming in. And Wisconsin-Superior picked up one of the major ones for their head coach. For the first time in her illustrious career, Lynne Deadrick was named UMAC Coach of the Year. The UWS all–time leader in wins led the ‘Jackets to a 20–12…

UWS Men’s Soccer to Face Augsburg in NCAA First Round

The Yellowjackets defeated the Auggies earlier in the season.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The Wisconsin-Superior men’s soccer team found out on Monday that they will face Augsburg in the first round of the NCAA DIII tournament. The Yellowjackets defeated the Auggies 4–1 back on September 11th. The match will take place Saturday on the campus of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Start time is set at 1:30….

Laura Harmon Named New UMD Women’s XC and T&F Head Coach

Harmon was introduced to the media Monday afternoon.

DULUTH, Minn. – Laura Harmon has been named the new head coach of the Minnesota Duluth women’s cross country and track and field teams. She will be taking over at the end of this month. She currently holds the same position at Sierra College in Rocklin, CA, leading both programs to the California Junior College Championships. The Vancouver, WA native…

Bulldog Volleyball Co-Conference Champions

Minnesota Duluth shares the NSIC title with Northern State.

DULUTH, Minn.- Minnesota Duluth swept Minot State in 3 sets to seal a share of the NSIC title. Abby Thor lead in kills with 12 on the day. Setter Emily Torve finished with 39 assists. The Bulldogs look ahead to the quarterfinals of the NSIC Tournament hosting Upper Iowa on Tuesday. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Saints Roll Over Minnesota Morris On Senior Day

CSS defeats Minnesota Morris 47-16.

DULUTH, Minn.- St. Scholastica took down Minnesota Morris 47-16 in their final home game of the season. Zach Edwards completed 25 passes for 318 yards and four touchdowns. The Saints offense had a combined 608 yards. The Saints now look ahead to their season finale at MacMurray on Saturday. Categories: College, Sports

Bulldogs Clinch North Division Title

UMD shutouts Mary and clinches the NSIC North Division.

DULUTH, Minn.- Minnesota Duluth dominated University of Mary in a 55-0 shutout win which clinched the NSIC North Division title for the Bulldogs. Redshirt freshman running back Zach Ogile reached a career-high 120 rushing yards and one touchdown on 12 carries. Three Bulldog quarterbacks Mike Rybarzcyk, Ben Everhart and Garret Olson all saw playing time combining to throw for 296 yards…

Yellowjackets Back to Back UMAC Champions

UWS defeats CSS for the second year in a row for the UMAC title.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Wisconsin Superior took down St. Scholastica in the UMAC championship game for the second year in a row. James Bruce scored the game winning goal for the Yellowjackets. Bruce also assisted on the first goal of the game by Blake Doyea. Dalton VonKaenel had six saves improving his record to 18-2-1. The Yellowjackets prepare for the NCAA DIII…

Coaches Corner: CSS Women’s Hockey

For this week's segment, we talk with Saints hockey coach and senior forward Alexia Klaas.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we talk with the St. Scholastica women’s hockey head coach Jackie MacMillan and senior forward Alexia Klaas. The Saints are off to a 2-0-1 start to the season and will take on Marian on Saturday. Categories: College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports

Six Bulldogs Named to Volleyball NSIC All-Conference Teams

The six selections is the second most in program history and one short of the record.

DULUTH, Minn.- Six volleyball players were named to the NSIC all–conference teams. The six selections is tied for second most in program history and one short of the record. Four bulldogs were named to the first team which is the most since 2014. Sarah Kelly, Makenzie Morgen, Emily Torve and Kate Berg were selected to the first team. Hanna Meyer…

Yellowjackets and Saints Play in Fourth Straight UMAC Men’s Soccer Championship

For the fourth straight year the conference final is between UWS and CSS.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- The UMAC men’s soccer championship will once again be a border battle between Wisconsin  Superior and St. Scholastica for the fourth year in a row. Last year this game resulted in a tie at the end of regulation time and after scoreless overtime the Yellowjackets dominated the shootout 4-2. This season it’s looking pretty evenly matched again as both teams…

Yellowjackets Men’s Soccer Win to Set Up UMAC Title Rematch with Saints

The Wisconsin-Superior men's soccer team defeated Crown College 6-2 in the UMAC semi-finals

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – A five-goal outburst in the second half gave the Wisconsin-Superior men’s soccer team the win over Crown College 6-2 Wednesday night in the UMAC semi-finals. James Bruce scored two goals, while Blake Doyea, Elliot Chapman, Fernando Bicalho and Eric Watson also found the back of the net for the Yellowjackets. The win sets up a fourth-straight UMAC…

Yellowjackets, Saints Fall in UMAC Volleyball Tournament

Wisconsin-Superior fell to Minnesota Morris 3-2, while St. Scholastica lost to Northwestern 3-1.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – In the UMAC volleyball semi-finals, #2 seed Wisconsin-Superior went the distance with #3 seed Minnesota Morris. However, the Cougars would get the upset as they get the win 3-2. Taylor Howe led the Yellowjackets with 20 kills while Emily VerWay finished with 50 assists. In the other semi-final, top-seeded Northwestern defeated St. Scholastica 3-1. Categories: College, Sports

Saints Men’s Soccer Advance to 13th Straight UMAC Title Game

The St. Scholastica men's soccer team defeated Martin Luther 4-1 in the UMAC semi-finals.

DULUTH, Minn. – Three different Saints scored, along with an own goal, as the St. Scholastica men’s soccer team knocked off Martin Luther 4-1 in the UMAC semi-finals Wednesday afternoon. Darby Henderson, Jordan Finneran and Luke Buckton all scored for CSS, who will be playing in their 13th consecutive UMAC title game. And for the fourth straight season, the Saints…

Yellowjacket Women Stun Saints in UMAC Semi-Finals

The Wisconsin-Superior women's soccer team pulled off another upset in the UMAC tournament.

DULUTH, Minn. – Freshman Erin Schoborg scored with 37 seconds left as the Wisconsin-Superior women’s soccer team get another upset win as they top #1 seed St. Scholastica 1-0 in the UMAC semi-finals at Saints Field. Goalie Madison Gutekunst finished with 10 saves for UWS, who were outshot by CSS 30-3. The Yellowjackets now advance to the UMAC title game…

UMD WR Ibeneme Shines in Bulldogs Blowout Win

The junior wideout finished with a career-high three touchdown catches.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD football team is coming off a blowout win over Minnesota Crookston and the lopsided score gave a few players some extra time to shine, including junior wide receiver Obi Ibeneme. The Eagan, MN native finished with six catches, 118 yards and three touchdowns. “It felt really good. That’s for sure. I just took advantage of…