Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner: Ben Haugen

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Esko baseball team.

ESKO, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Esko baseball coach Ben Haugen, who earned his 250th career head coaching victory earlier this week. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Melissa Fracker

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the UW-Superior softball team.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from UW-Superior softball coach Melissa Fracker as the Yellowjackets will wrap up their regular season this weekend. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports

Coaches Corner: Joe Wicklund

For this week's segment, we hear from the head coach of the Duluth Denfeld baseball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Duluth Denfeld baseball coach Joe Wicklund as the Hunters continue to wait for the weather to clear up for their season opener. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: UMD Football

For this week's segment, we chat with the UMD football team

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from the UMD football team as they wrap up their first week of spring practices, including comments from head coach Curt Wiese and seniors Cole Refsnider and Wade Sullivan. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Coaches Corner: Jason Kalin

For this week's segment, we chat with the former head coach of the Superior boys hockey team.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Jason Kalin who announced this week that after 21 seasons, he is stepping down as head coach of the Superior boys hockey team. In his time with the Spartans, they won over 300 games and captured three state championships. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Derek Anderson

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Esko boys basketball team.

ESKO, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Esko boys basketball coach Derek Anderson as the Eskomos are looking to finish the regular season strong with the section playoffs right around the corner. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Kris Hamling

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Grand Rapids girls basketball team.

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Grand Rapids girls basketball coach Kris Kamling as the Thunderhawks are riding a 12-game win streak and are among the top teams in Class AAA. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Courtney Olin

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls hockey team.

CLOQUET, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from CEC girls hockey head coach Courtney Olin as the Lumberjacks will face Duluth Marshall Saturday in the Section 7A semi-finals. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Jeff Buffetta

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the MIB boys and girls basketball teams.

MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with MIB boys and girls basketball coach Jeff Buffetta as the Ranger girls are the top team in Class A. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Andy Fenske

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Hermantown boys basketball team.

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Hermantown boys basketball coach Andy Fenske as the Hawks are currently riding a nine-game win streak. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Heather Young

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Cloquet girls basketball team.

CLOQUET, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with Cloquet girls basketball coach Heather Young as the Lumberjacks are one of the most improved teams in the entire Northland. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Emma Stauber

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Proctor/Hermantown girls hockey team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with Proctor/Hermantown girls hockey coach Emma Stauber as the Mirage continue their state title defense. Among the topics discussed are Stauber’s life as a head coach and a professional hockey player, as well as how her team’s success has impacted their local youth program. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy,…

Coaches Corner: Justin Wieck

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

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with UMD men’s basketball coach Justin Wieck as the Bulldogs head into the second half of the season as one of the top teams in the country. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Coaches Corner: CJ Osuchukwu

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Duluth Marshall girls basketball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with Duluth Marshall girls basketball coach CJ Osuchukwu who have started the season with a 4-1 record. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Tom Lenarz

For this week's segment, we chat with the former head coach of the Cloquet football team.

CLOQUET, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with Tom Lenarz who recently stepped down as head coach of the Cloquet football team after nearly three decades with the program. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Brad Hyduke

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Grand Rapids/Greenway girls hockey team.

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Grand Rapids/Greenway girls hockey head coach Brad Hyduke as the Lightning are off to a 5-1 start to their season. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

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….

Coaches Corner: Patrick Andrews

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Hermantown boys hockey team.

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Hermantown boys hockey coach Patrick Andrews as the Hawks are wrapping up their first week of practice. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Mandy Pearson

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the UMD women's basketball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from UMD women’s basketball coach Mandy Pearson as the Bulldogs were picked to repeat as NSIC champions. UMD will open their season next Tuesday with a road trip to Drury. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Coaches Corner: Dave Louzek

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Moose Lake-Willow River football team.

MOOSE LAKE, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Moose Lake-Willow River head football coach Dave Louzek as the Rebels are making their 15th ever trip to the state tournament. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Rich McKenna

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the UWS men's hockey team.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with UWS men’s hockey coach Rich McKenna as the Yellowjackets will open their season Saturday with an exhibition game against St. Scholastica. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports

Coaches Corner: Scott Arntson

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Esko football team.

ESKO, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Esko head football coach Scott Arntson as the Eskomos finished their regular season undefeated and prepare for the section playoffs next week. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Julianne Vasichek

For this week's segment, we chat with the new head coach of the St. Scholastica women's hockey team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with St. Scholastica women’s hockey coach Julianne Vasichek, who is taking over for Jackie MacMillan. The Saints just wrapped up their first week of practices and will open their season next week with an exhibition against UW-Superior. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports

Coaches Corner: Tom Lenarz

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Cloquet football team.

CLOQUET, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with Cloquet head football coach Tom Lenarz as the Lumberjacks get set for the final few weeks of the regular season. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Mike Zagelmeyer

For this week's Coaches Corner, we speak to Hermantown head football coach Mike Zagelmeyer at the midway point of the Hawks season.

HERMANTOWN, Minn. — For this week’s Coaches Corner, we speak to Hermantown head football coach Mike Zagelmeyer at the midway point of the Hawks season. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: St. Scholastica Football

For this week's segment, we chat with the St. Scholastica football team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from the St. Scholastica football team, including head coach Mike Heffernan and senior wide receiver Mitchell Adrian. The Saints will open their 2021 season Saturday against Augsburg in their first-ever game in the MIAC. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports

Coaches Corner: Scott Sandelin

For this week's segment, we hear from the head coach of the UMD men's hockey team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, our guest was UMD men’s hockey head coach Scott Sandelin. The Bulldogs were picked to finish second in the NCHC as they will open their season October 8th against Bemidji State. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Coaches Corner: Maura Crowell

For this week's segment, we hear from the head coach of the UMD women's hockey team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we chat with UMD women’s hockey head coach Maura Crowell after learning that the Bulldogs were picked to finish fourth in the WCHA. UMD will open their season October 1st against Minnesota State Mankato. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Coaches Corner: Lynn Anderson

For this week's segment, we hear from the new head coach of the UMD softball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we chat with Lynn Anderson who was named the new head coach of the UMD softball team. Anderson comes over from Grinnell College in Iowa after spending three years with the Pioneers. She takes over for Jen Walter, who stepped down last month. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University…

Coaches Corner: Esko Football

For this week's segment, we hear from the Eskomos as they started their season with a big home win.

ESKO, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with the Esko football team, including head coach Scott Arntson and seniors Brett Lillo and Keone Anderson. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Dave Reyelts

For this week's segment, we talk with the head coach of the St. Scholastica women's soccer team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we talk with St. Scholastica women’s soccer head coach Dave Reyelts as the Saints wrapped up their first week of fall practice before officially starting their first season in the MIAC. The Saints will open the regualr season Sept. 3 hosting UW-Whitewater. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports

Coaches Corner: UMD Volleyball

For this week's segment, we chat with the UMD volleyball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from the UMD volleyball team, including head coach Jim Boos and team captain Kate Berg, as the Bulldogs began their first week of fall practices. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Coaches Corner: Curt Wiese

For this week's segment, we talk with the head coach of the UMD football team as they wrapped up their first week of fall practice.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we chat with UMD football head coach Curt Wiese as the Bulldogs wrapped up their first week of fall practice. UMD hit the field for fall practice for the first time in nearly two years after having last season canceled. The Bulldogs will open the 2021 season at Upper Iowa on Sept….

Coaches Corner: Jen Walter

For this week's segment, we chat with the former head coach of the UMD softball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with UMD softball coach Jen Walter, who announced this week that she is leaving the program become an assistant coach at St. Thomas. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Coaches Corner: Karson Kuhlman and Neal Pionk

For this week's segment, we chat with two former UMD men's hockey standouts.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from former UMD men’s hockey standouts Karson Kuhlman and Neal Pionk as they are back in town to help with the Bulldog Hockey Camp at Amsoil Arena. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, Professional Sports, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Coaches Corner: New UWS Baseball Coach TJ Oakes

It's this week's Coaches Corner, we talk to TJ Oakes, the newest head baseball coach for UWS.

SUPERIOR, Wis.– It’s this week’s Coaches Corner, we talk to TJ Oakes, the newest head baseball coach for UWS. The new Yellowjackets leader talks about his coaching experience, what led him to Superior, and what he hopes to accomplish as head coach. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Sports

Coaches Corner: CJ Ham

For this week's segment, we chat with the Vikings Pro Bowlers and Duluth Denfeld alum.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Minnesota Vikings fullback and former Duluth Denfeld star CJ Ham as the Pro Bowler will be hosting his second-ever football camp this weekend at Public Schools Stadium. Categories: Coaches Corner, Professional Sports, Sports

Coaches Corner: Phill Homere

For this week's segment, we talk with the new head coach of the Duluth Denfeld boys basketball team as he holds his first ever youth basketball skills camp

DULUTH, Minn.- For this week’s Coaches Corner, we talk with the new head coach of the Duluth Denfeld boys basketball team Phill Homere as he holds his first ever youth basketball skills camp. He’ll be holding another session starting July 19. If interested, contact Phill or the team directly. Categories: Coaches Corner, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Nate Hanson

For this week's segment, we hear from the new head coach of the Hermantown girls soccer team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with Nate Hanson, who was just named the new head coach of the Hermantown girls soccer team. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Josh Berlo

For this week's segment, we catch up with the UMD Athletic Director after he signed a contract extension to stay in Bulldog Country through June 2026.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we chat with UMD Athletic Director Josh Berlo after he signed a contract extension to stay in Bulldog Country through June 2026. Berlo talked about the success of the department this academic year and how he’s looking forward to getting crowds back at games following the pandemic. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday…

Coaches Corner: Mike Sather

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Superior softball team.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we sit down with Superior softball head coach Mike Sather to talk about the Spartans hot start to the 2021 season. Superior is 12-1 on the season and will be back in action on Saturday hosting New Richmond. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Coaches Corner: Scott Wishart

For this week's segment, we chat with the head coach of the Duluth boys lacrosse team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we chat with the Duluth boys lacrosse head coach Scott Wishart. The Wolfpack knocked off section foe Chisago Lakes earlier this week to hand them the Wildcats their first loss of the season. The Wolfpack were riding a six-game win streak and will be back in action on Saturday taking on Spring…

Coaches Corner: Rilee Dawson

For this week's segment, we catch up with the head coach of the St. Scholastica softball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we chat with St. Scholastica softball coach Rilee Dawson as the Saints are off to a great start to their season with a perfect 8-0 record in the UMAC play. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports