High School

LaPorte Leads the Spartans On and Off the Ice

Braden LaPorte is this week's Northern Star

SUPERIOR, WIS.- Superior Senior Braden LaPorte is everything you could want in a Captain. “He’s a nice young man, he’s always polite, saying please and thank you, opening doors. He leads my team in that regard. Always makes sure when we walk into a building hats are off,” said Head Coach Jason Kalin. A four-year starter LaPorte was an obvious…

Josh Emerson Continuing Elite Tradition

LCA Sophomore Cracks 1000 Point Milestone

DULUTH, Minn- The Lakeview Christian Academy boy’s basketball team has had no shortage of 1000 point scorers, and his past Friday they added one more to the club. “Josh Emerson, sophomore, shooting guard.” Josh has been a varsity contributor since 7th grade and has always had a deep appreciation for basketball. Now in just his sophomore year he’s already reached…

Chisholm to Rename Court for McDonald

Legendary Coach Guided Bluestreaks for 53 Years

CHISHOLM, Minn. – Bob McDonald is in a class of his own when it comes to Minnesota Basketball Coaches. “He was here for 53 years, 59 total years of coaching in Minnesota,” said Chisholm Athletic Director Mark Morrison.  “He’s definitely an icon in this state, the only 1,000 win coach we have.” McDonald’s 1,012 wins are a state record, regardless…

New Basketball Award Named for Bob McDonald

Legendary Chisholm Coach Honored by MBCA Following Mr. Basketball Controversy

HIBBING, Minn. – The Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association announced it was naming a new award for legendary Chisholm High School coach Bob McDonald. The Bob McDonald Award will be given to the top senior boys basketball player in Minnesota, replacing the Mr. Basketball Award.  Many coaches sought to distance themselves from Mr. Basketball after award chairman Ken Lien posted racist…

Hoff Doesn’t Miss a Beat in Return

Callie Hoff was out for 11 games and has since been leading the Mirage's offense.

Callie Hoff’s senior season has been full of high and lows. The lowest point coming before the season even started. “It was our preseason scrimmages in forest lake… about half way through almost, I was taking a face off and the girl put her stick in between my skates and kind of flipped me and as I fell I tore…

Lakeview Christian Hosts Special Youth Practice

Salvation Army's RBA Practices with the LCA boys varsity squad

A group of the Northland’s up and coming basketball stars received a special practice session Wednesday night, as the Lakeview Christian Academy boys varsity basketball team welcomed more than 20 youngsters from the Salvation Army’s Rookie Basketball Association to the gym at St. James School. They focused on the fundamentals of the game as well as developing an early passion…

The Greyhounds Fab Five

Duluth East Seniors Transform Final Season

This boy’s basketball season at Duluth East started off like any other, with high hopes and high expectations. However, sweet dreams soon turned sour as the start of the Greyhounds season took a bad bounce with the team winning just 1 of their first 7 games. Greyhounds Senior Forward Malique Goulet comments, “It was a little discouraging at first, not…