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CSS Nordic Ski Coach Stuber to Attend International Junior Camp

Maria Stuber will join team USA in Norway to learn new training philosophies and development skills.

DULUTH, Minn.- CSS Nordic ski coach Maria Stuber will join U.S. ski team coach Bryan Fish and team U.S.A. at the 2018 International Junior Camp in Sjusjoen, Norway this August. The camp hosts 15 nations, each bringing their 10 best athletes born in the years 1999 and 2000. As for the coaches that attend, the camp will provide knowledge about each…

USTFCCCA Recognizes Four UMAC Track and Field Programs

CSS and UWS programs and individual student-athletes receive recognition.

NEW ORLEANS, La.- The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has recognized four UMAC programs and individual student–athletes for outstanding academic achievement throughout the year. The men’s and women’s CSS track and field teams, University of Minnesota Morris and the UWS women’s teams earned the All–Academic Team Award. Three women earned the All-Academic Individual honors including Saints’…

Huskies Sweep Bucks in Four-Game Series

Duluth Huskies remain undefeated after the All-Star break.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth Huskies defeated the Waterloo Bucks 6-4 to close out a 4 game series. The Huskies were down 4-0 up until the bottom of the fifth. General McArthur hit an rbi triple to bring in the run that began the come back. The Huskies went on to put up 5 more runs to sweep the Bucks. Categories:…

Huskies Get Third Straight Win Over Waterloo

General McArthur gets Huskies' first at home homer of the season.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth Huskies defeat the Waterloo Bucks 12-4 for their third straight win back from the All-Star break. General McArthur started things up in the bottom of the second with a solo home run over the left field wall. This was the first at home, home run for the Huskies this season. The momentum continued as the Huskies…

Huskies Hold On Until The End For Second Win Over Waterloo

Huskies put up 10 runs in the bottom of the 3rd to seal the win.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Huskies were on to game 2 of their four-game series against Waterloo. The Bucks would get ahead early, taking a 6-0 lead in the top of the 3rd. But in the bottom of the inning, the Huskies’ bats would wake up and Duluth would answer back with a total of 10 runs in that one half-inning. The…

UMD Hockey Hosts Annual Alumni Golf Tournament

The outing serves as a chance for current and former players to reconnect.

DULUTH, Minn.- The UMD men’s hockey team held their annual alumni golf outing at the Enger Park Golf Course. Over 70 current and former Bulldogs were out on the greens catching up with old friends who embrace the strength of its alumni base. “It’s fun. It’s nice to be back in Duluth and obviously be back with the guys that I…

Parker Mackay Named Captain for 2018-19 Bulldogs

Hunter Shepherd awarded Most Valuable Player at team award ceremony.

DULUTH, Minn.- During Thursday night’s UMD Men’s Hockey award ceremony, rising senior Parker Mackay was named captain for the 2018–19 season. Mackay scored the game-winning overtime goal in the regional semifinal. Billy Exell and Nick Wolff will serve as Mackay’s assistants. Also, sophomore goalie Hunter Shepard was awarded Most Valuable Player. Shepherd had an outstanding season backstopping the Bulldogs to their…

Huskies Heat Up Late in Win Over Waterloo

Huskies start off six-game homestand with a 7-3 victory over the Bucks.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Huskies resumed play after the three day All-Star break to mark the beginning of a six game homestand taking on the Waterloo Bucks. The Huskies down 2-0 in the bottom of the 4th, but an rbi single by Tony Monroy woke up the team’s bats, scoring 3 more in that fourth inning. The momentum continued up until…

UMD Hockey Team Receives Championship Rings

The 2017-18 season awards ceremony was held at Amsoil Arena where the team received their new rings.

DULUTH, Minn.- The UMD Hockey team awards ceremony was held at Amsoil Arena where players, coaches, and staff received their 2018 national championship rings. Current and former bulldogs from the 2017–18 roster came together to reminisce on a season for the ages. “I was standing next to Justin Richards, a freshman, and he looked at me and was like ‘I’m kind…

NSIC Preseason Coaches Poll Favors UMD Football

The Bulldogs are favored as the top team in the NSIC north division.

DULUTH, Minn.- The annual NSIC preseason coaches poll results were released. The UMD Bulldogs were chosen to be the North Division favorite and just fourth overall in the entire NSIC. On an individual note, the conference coaches selected UMD senior wide out Jason Balts as the NSIC North Division Preseason Offensive Player Of the Year. The Barron, Wisconsin native is a…

NCAA Approves College Hockey OT Rules

Teams will be able to choose between two overtime options for conference points.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.- Over the last month, there have been pending changes in NCAA hockey overtime rules. Thursday, the NCAA announced that conferences will be allowed too choose from two formats after the five–minute five-on-five overtime period. Teams can either use a five minute three-on-three period then a shootout or only a shootout to award additional conference points. Neither format is…

Saints Football Hosts Elite One Day Camp

The camp focuses on the essential fundamentals of the game.

DULUTH, Minn.- CSS football held their annual Elite One Day Camp. The program combines both on field drills with in classroom film study to teach essential football fundamentals while giving the campers an opportunity to learn about the Saints’ championship football program. “We get about 20–25 kids. We’re able to give them really detailed coaching and techniques like that. Then we…

Wilderness Forward Altmann Commits to Williams College

Former Greyhound taking his talents to the East Coast to play Division III Hockey.

CLOQUET, Minn.- Duluth East alum and Minnesota Wilderness forward Nick Altmann is taking his talents to the East Coast. The former Greyhound has committed to playing Divison III hockey in the NESCAC conference at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The Duluth native finished up his NAHL career with 23 goals and 33 assists for 56 points in 146 regular season games….

Five Seniors Named UMD Football Captains

Anderson, Balts, Ricci, Johnson-Martin and Naatz set to lead the 2018 team.

DULUTH, Minn.- The UMD football has announced its five senior captains for the upcoming season. The quintet is made up of center Jason Anderson, wide receivers Jason Balts and Nate Ricci, defensive back Mitch Johnson-Martin and linebacker A.J. Naatz. These five will lead the Bulldogs this season along with head coach Curt Wiese. UMD ended last season tied for third in the…

Lady ‘Jackets Basketball Team Host Youth Camp

The UWS women's basketball team hosted their second youth camp this summer.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – One of the best women’s basketball programs in Division III is sharing their knowledge of the game with local youth players. The UWS women’s basketball team hosted their second youth camp of the summer. The focus of this camp is to get the girls familiar with the terminology used on the court, as well as perfecting things…

Saints’ Hovland Nominated for NCAA Elite 90 Award

The CSS runner continues to rack up the honors following her stellar senior year.

DULUTH, Minn. – St. Scholastica’s Casey Hovland has been nominated for the NCAA Elite 90 Award, which recognizes the achievements of student–athletes, on and off the court. Hovland is also nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. Voting will be open through this Thursday at 7 p.m. You can vote once per day. UMD’s Grant Pulver was also…

Duluth Native Alex Spencer Commits to Yellowjackets

The former Greyhound and Wilderness defenseman is taking his talents to Superior.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former Duluth East standout and Minnesota Wilderness defenseman Alex Spencer has committed to play Division III hockey not too far from home. This upcoming season, the Duluth native will hit the ice for the Wisconsin–Superior Yellowjackets. The 20-year-old just wrapped up his final year of junior hockey in the NAHL, splitting time with the Wilderness and the…

Maddie Rooney Nominated for Sportswoman of the Year Award

Voting will be open through August 3rd.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Minnesota-Duluth goalie Maddie Rooney continues to rack up the honors since leading Team USA to a gold medal in this past Winter Olympics. Monday morning it was announced that the Andover native has been named a finalist for the 2018 Women’s Sports Foundation 2018 Team Sportswoman of the Year Award. Rooney was also in net when…

UMD Women’s Basketball Holds Youth Camp

The camp was held for elementary and middle school girls.

DULUTH, Minn. – While it’s not quite basketball season yet, the UMD women’s basketball team was back on the court this week holding their first youth camp. The camp was held for dozens of elementary and middle school girls to help work on their basketball skills. They practiced different drills and exercises while also playing scrimmages at the end of each…

Huskies Pick Up Sixth Straight Win

With the win, Duluth improved to 35-16 on the season.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies scored early and often on Thursday to get the 5-3 win over the Bismark Larks. This win improves the Huskies record to 35-16 on the season. Duluth got on the board twice in the first thanks to a fielding error by Bismark. The Larks would tie it in the top of the second on…

UMD’s Trapper Ward Nominated for National Award

Ward is nominated for the 2018 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

DULUTH, Minn. – This week it was announced that UMD football player Trapper Ward has been nominated for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team for his volunteer work in the local community, specifically with Mentor Duluth. Ward has been involved with the organization for a year and a half where he serves as a mentor for a local teenage boy…

NCAA Announces Changes to Hockey Overtime Rule

The NCAA first changed the overtime rule earlier in the offseason.

DULUTH, Minn. – The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Ice hockey rules committee announced on Thursday that they voted to alter its overtime rules. The committee changed the rules during the offseason to only a five-on-five overtime. After receiving a lot of complaints, the league decided to reevaluate the rules. Now conferences can choose how they want to do overtime during conference…

Former Greyhound, Bulldog Welinski Signs With Anaheim

Twins Ports Development Camp insturctor Andy Welinski signs with the Anaheim Ducks.

ANAHEIM, Calif.- Former UMD Bulldog and Twin Ports Development Camp instructor Andy Welinski has signed a one–year, two-way contract with the Anaheim Ducks. The 25-year-old defenseman made his NHL debut last season with the Ducks, recording two assists in seven games. Welinski has also played 119 career AHL games with the San Diego Gulls scoring 16 goals and notching 48…

Egerdahl Field New Home to the IceHawks

Lake Superior College partners up with Proctor Rails.

DULUTH, Minn.- Lake Superior College announced this week that they have found a new host partner in Proctor Rails. The IceHawks will now play their home games at Egerdahl Field. The men’s and women’s soccer teams are just a few years old, but have steadily drummed up popularity in the Northland. Last season the IceHawks played their home games at Lincoln…

CSS Softball Announces 2018 Team Awards

Bremer and Thul among those being awarded.

DULUTH, Minn.- The CSS softball team has announced awards for the 2018 season. Senior shortstop Alexa Bremer received the Most Valuable Player Award. Bremer was named the UMAC Player of the Year, becoming the fourth player in program history to record 200 career hits and score 141 times. Superior native Hannah Thul was named Rookie of the Year. In her freshman season,…

Esko’s Selena Shady Commits to Wayne State College

The former Eskomo is transferring from North Iowa Area Community College.

ESKO, Minn. – Former Eskomos basketball standout Selena Shady announced on her Twitter account this week that she has committed to playing Division 2 basketball at Wayne State College in Nebraska. She is transferring from North Iowa Area Community College where she played 30 games this past season as a freshman. Shady was a multi–sport athlete at Esko from 2014…

Bulldogs Host Youth Camp at Malosky Stadium

The future of UMD football learned about the game at Griggs Field.

DULUTH, Minn. – The dream of becoming a future UMD football player was alive for many Northland kids on Tuesday at Malosky Stadium for the annual Bulldogs youth football camp. The camp features no pads or helmets so it allows the kids to focus on learning the game and the fundamentals of each position. And it helps to get to…

Matt Niskanen To Bring Stanley Cup Home This Weekend

Organizers are expecting a big crowd Sunday at the Miners Memorial Building.

VIRGINIA, Minn. – Iron Range native and Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen will be bringing the Stanley Cup to the Miners Memorial Building this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Due to time constraints, organizers will allow only one photo per group and no autographs, with the overall goal of allowing as many people as possible to get a…

Huskies Ranked Ninth in National Poll

Duluth currently has the top record in the Northwoods League.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Huskies are getting some well deserved praise for their play this season. CollegiateSummerBaseball.com ranks the Huskies #9 in the country. Duluth is currently the top team in the Northwoods League at 32–16. The huskies are coming off a home sweep of the Bismarck Larks. The boys will be back in action Tuesday night for the start…

Huskies Walk Off Against Bismark

The Huskies pick up their second straight win.

DULUTH, Minn. – After a back-and-forth battle, the Duluth Huskies walked it off in the ninth against the Bismark Larks to pick up their second straight win. The Huskies struck first with a two RBI double from Tony Monroy. The Larks would respond and kept things close throughout the game. Bismark would tie things up again in the seventh, sending…

Saints’ Hovland and Yellowjackets’ Ruehl Nominated for Woman of the Year

Hovland and Ruehl are the only two from UMAC to be nominated.

DULUTH, Minn.- While her collegiate career at st. Scholastic on the track is over, Casey Hovland is continuing to pick up honors. Hovland was nominated for the 2018 NCAA woman of the year. The North Branch native competed in cross country and both indoor and outdoor track and field during her four years. Hovland became the first St. Scholastic athlete to…

Shepard Dazzles During Wild Camp Scrimmage

The UMD junior goalie put on a show during the Wild's development camp.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – While some college kids are spending their summer on a beach somewhere, UMD junior goalie Hunter Shepard is already getting prepared for next season. The Bulldogs netminder is down at the Xcel Energy Center this week taking part in developmental camp with the Minnesota Wild. A team scrimmage was held yesterday and Shepard was one of…

Four Huskies Selected to Northwoods League All-Star Game

The game will be played on July 24 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Northwoods League announced the rosters for the 2018 All-Star game, and four Duluth Huskies will be making the trip. Second baseman Augie Isaacson, shortstop Nick Sogard, catcher Chris Gilbody and left-handed pitcher Troy Newell will all represent the Huskies and North Division on July 24. Isaacson leads the league in multiple categories including batting average, hits,…

Huskies’ Parker Hanson Continues to Defy the Odds

Hanson was born with a unique disability, but he doesn't let that stop him from chasing his dreams.

DULUTH, Minn. – What separates the good athletes from the great ones is how they handle the challenges that come their way. For Huskies pitcher Parker Hanson, the adversity he has faced his whole life playing the game he loves goes beyond trying to strikeout the guy in the batters box. Hanson throw a 90 mile-an-hour fast ball and has…

Bulldog Volleyball Headed to Amsoil

After 41 years, UMD volleyball will call Amsoil 'home' for a night.

DULUTH, Minn.- It was announced on Thursday that UMD volleyball will have it’s home opener against Bemidji State University at Amsoil Arena on September 6th. This will be the Bulldogs first time playing at Amsoil. It will also be the team’s first time playing a home match away from Romano gym, which has been the home to Bulldog volleyball since…

UMD Softball Hosts Camp

Local high school softball players learn from the Bulldogs.

DULUTH, Minn. – UMD Softball is hosting their first summer camp for high school girls looking to improve their game. Although the camp is through UMD, other coaches from the area and across the country are attending to help build strong players. UMD head coach Jen Walter admits that the game is constantly changing and even she has things to…

Huskies Lose Second Straight Game to Loggers

La Crosse silenced the Duluth bats early on to get the 8-3 win.

DULUTH, Minn. – Things didn’t go well for the Duluth Huskies Wednesday night against the La Crosse Loggers. The Huskies didn’t get a hit until the fifth inning and couldn’t dig out of their hole as they fell 8-3. Justin Mitchell scored two of Duluth’s three runs. Michael McCann led the team with three hits. The Huskies will be back…

Mrazova Moving Up to NWHL

Former Bulldog Katerina Mrazova signs with the Connecticut Whale.

DULUTH, Minn.- Former Bulldog hockey player Katerina Mrazova has signed with the Connecticut Whale of the National Women’s Hockey League. The 25 year old just finished her career at UMD scoring 25 goals and notching 50 assists in 117 games. Mrazova has also been a part of the Czech Republic national team competing in many IIHF National championships. She joins…

UMD’s Löwenhielm Signs with Connecticut Whale

The former Bulldog was also a memeber of the Swedish women's national hockey team.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former UMD Bulldog Michelle Löwenhielm has signed with the Connecticut Whale of the National Women’s Hockey League. The 23-year-old just wrapped up her career at UMD playing in 144 games, scoring ten goals and recording 32 assists. As a 19-year-old, she played on the Swedish women’s national hockey team at the 2014 Olympics. Löwenhielm also represented Sweden…

UMD Men Host Summer Basketball Camp

This is the second camp the Bulldogs have hosted this summer, with one more coming in August.

DULUTH, Minn. – During the summer, UMD’s campus is usually pretty empty. But this week, that’s not the case as several sports camps are taking place, including one at the Ward Wells Fieldhouse for the men’s basketball team. Over 80 kids are signed up for UMD’s second camp of the summer. The campers will learn about the fundamentals which includes…

Former CSS Softball Star Hudack Named New Head Coach at Northland College

The Ashland native was the UMAC Player of the Year for the Saints in 2014.

ASHLAND, Wisc. – Northland College Athletics and Athletic Director Kim Falkenhagen has named Tiffany Hudack the new head softball coach for the Lumberjills. Hudack is an Ashland native and was most recently the assistant softball coach at St. Scholastica from 2015 to 2016. Hudack played collegiately for the Saints where she put together a .348 career batting average, with 443…

Huskies Open Homestand with Win over Rox

Duluth knocked off St. Cloud 6-2 Monday night at Wade Stadium.

DULUTH, Minn. – After a four-game road trip, the Duluth Huskies were back at home Monday night at Wade Stadium. They hosted St. Cloud in the second game of a home-and-home series. The Huskies would knock off the Rox 6-2. Michael McCann led the team with three hits. Auggie Isaacson and Nicholas Sogard each scored twice for the Huskies, who…

Jolene Anderson to be Inducted into Badgers’ Hall of Fame

The Superior native in the all-time leading scorer at the University of Wisconsin.

MADISON, Wisc. – Superior native and former South Shore basketball star Jolene Anderson will be inducted in to the University of Wisconsin’s Hall of Fame. The prolific guard, who was born in Superior, but went to school in Port Wing, is the second all–time leading scorer in Wisconsin state history, just below fellow South Shore alum Megan Gustafson who passed…

Yellowjackets Host Fundamental Basketball Skills Camp

The camp is designed to sharpen the skills that sometimes are forgotten.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The University of Wisconsin-Superior men’s basketball team opened their Fundamental Skills Camp at the Mertz Mortorelli Gym Monday morning. The camp is open to athletes from third grade to 12th grade, which gives these “ballers” a chance to work on important skills at a young age. “We’ve got a real good relationship with the local high school…

New Coach in Town for Northland College

Ryan Jerle named new head baseball coach for NC

ASHLAND, Wis.- Northland College has announced Ryan Jerle as th new head baseball coach. Jerle is making his way over to Ashland from Northern Sate University where he spent 8 seasons collecting 166 wins and 4 conference tournament appearances. In this time he also lead his team to the NCAA tournament for the first time since joining the Division II…

UWS Ropes Course Offers Unique Summer Fun

The course will be holding a Community Day on July 26th.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – If you’re looking for something fun and different to do this summer, why not head over to the campus of Wisconsin-Superior to try out their ropes course. “The course got rebuilt in 2012. At first, it was just a one-level course, just that top level. We decided to bring it down and do two different levels. We…

2018 CSS Baseball Prospect Showcase Camp

local high school ball players have the opportunity to show off their skills

DULUTH, Minn.- St. Scholastica has announced their annual Prospect Showcase Camp which will be held in August. The camp is intended for 2019–2021 high school graduates providing them with an opportunity to put their talent on display in front of the CSS coaching staff. It’s also a chance to receive instruction from a program that has produced 41 NCAA All-Region and 4…

Honkers Take Another One from Huskies

Duluth loses their second straight home game to Rochester 8-3.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Huskies were looking to bounce back from their tough loss on Monday night. But a 6-0 hole after three innings was too deep to climb out of as Rochester knocked off Duluth 8-3 on Tuesday night at Wade Stadium. Nick Sogard knocked in two of the Huskies’ three runs on the night. Due to the loss,…