Sports

Prosecutor Decides No Criminal Charges for Gopher Football Players

Alleged sexual assault happened off-campus

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Ten suspended Minnesota football players will not face criminal charges for their involvement in an alleged sexual assault that happened off-campus. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced the decision Friday in his second look at the September incident. Freeman previously declined to charge the players in November, citing lack of evidence. A school investigation of the incident…

Hermantown Headed to Title Game

Hawks beat Delano, 4-3.

DULUTH, MINN.- Hermantown played in the Hilltopper Holiday Classic semi-finals Wednesday night. The Hawks pulled ahead of Delano in the final minutes of the game to secure a spot in the Championship match. Hawks and Hilltoppers will face-off Thursday at 3:30. Categories: High School, Sports

Marshall Flattens Roseville, 8-2

Hilltoppers advance to face Hermantown in the championship game

DULUTH, MINN.- Marshall cruised through the Hilltopper Holiday Classic Wednesday night, taking the win over Roseville, 8-2. The Hilltoppers advance to the championship game to play Hermantown Wednesday at 3:30. Categories: High School, Sports

Northland College Coach Gives Back

Daryle Tucker Partnered with Samaritan's Feet to Bring Shoes to Those Who Need Them

ASHLAND, Wis. – Daryle tucker looks like an average basketball coach.  However, this seemingly average coach has an above average heart. “I feel like if you have an opportunity to bless someone,” he says, “why not do it?” Watching Tucker coach though, you notice there is something different about him.  For the first time in his career, Tucker is coaching…

Stafne’s Sacrifice Pays Off

Brionna Stafne had to sit out of varsity sports for one year to join the Mirage.

For Brionna Stafne hockey was always a family affair but after Brionna’s sophomore year, Cory Stafne’s contract with the northern stars wasn’t renewed. “I’m super close with my parents so it would have been uncomfortable to go back into a setting that didn’t like support him,” said Brionna. “It made sense to open enroll at Hermantown rather than continue at…

Great Outdoors: Sunshine On The Slopes

People Head To Spirit Mountain To Enjoy Warm Winter Weather

DULUTH, Minn- Just a few short days ago was not a good time to be outside. Minnesota Duluth student and experienced skier Ben Merrill remembers, “It was freezing, I had 5 layers. We were taking 5 runs we’re like lets go sit in the chalet for a couple of hours and warm up.” Skier Siera LaFave comments, “Like with a…

Birkie Trail Run Festival registration opens January 1, 2017

A great opportunity to start those New Year's resolutions

HAYWARD, Wis. – Every year resolutions are made to lose weight, get fit, and make healthier choices, and experts say if a person sets attainable and specific goals when making those resolutions, they’ll be far more apt to keep them. The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) has been hard at work helping individuals keep their New Year’s resolutions by offering…

Virginia’s Youso Student of The Game

Blue Devils Jr. Plays with both Intensity and Intelligence

Ethan Youso was born to be a basketball player. Youso comments, “Well I’ve been playing basketball as long as I can remember.” Making his 1st varsity appearance as an 8th grader he developed a strong passion early on. Head Coach Rich Odell says, “It may sound kind of corny, but you can see it in his eyes. He’s never been…

Friday Night Frenzy Preview 12-16-16

Join Dilan Michaels and Adrienne Robbins for the Friday Night Frenzy after the news at 9!

Join Dilan Michaels and Adrienne Robbins for all your latest local sports on the Friday Night Frenzy happening after Fox 21 News at 9. Categories: Friday Night Frenzy

Hockey team wears ugly sweaters for charity

Money collected for local food shelf

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – The Superior Girls High School Hockey team put on some unique jerseys for a good cause. While playing Monday’s game they wore ugly sweater jerseys to in efforts to draw a bigger crowd and collect food for the local food shelf. The coaches wore the ugly sweater jerseys as well. “My wife found these online and asked…

Bulldogs Set to Battle Tough Bemidji State

UMD Wraps Up 2016 Against WCHA Leaders, Avery Peterson Makes Debut

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, the University of Minnesota Duluth plays the Twin Ports’ last college hockey games of 2016 as the Bulldogs battle Bemidji State in a home and series. UMD, still ranked No. 1 in the nation, though that won’t matter to the Beavers.  The Bulldogs haven’t beaten Bemidji since 2011 and 0–4–1 against the Beavers over the…

Beating the Frigid Air at Superior Sands

Active Adventures: Sand Volleyball

SUPERIOR – This week the Northland has experienced extremely low temperatures and folks are trying to stay entertained while inside. So, for this week’s Active Adventures, FOX 21’s William Seay tried out sand volleyball. Superior Sands owner Kevin Holm says the sand volleyball courts are smaller than the hard courts because it’s harder to move around in the sand. Registration…

Cold Weather and Snow Prepare Ski Trails for the Season

Many of the trails around town have been groomed and are ready.

Many ski trails have been groomed and are ready for some good skiing, however some wet spots do remain. Skiers are hoping for the cold to stick around and for a few more snowflakes to hit the ground. “This has been such a weird, warm, fall so the ground really didn’t freeze and that made it so when we did…

Dog Visits UWS Before Finals

Therapy dog in training visits UWS students before next week's finals

SUPERIOR, Wis. – With finals week on the way, students at the University of Wisconsin–Superior had a chance to de-stress today with a visit from a dog. Naddy is a therapy dog in training. She is 9–years–old and this is her fifth time interacting with students at UWS. The University hopes having a dog can help reduce student’s stress while…

Great Outdoors: Late Fly Fishing on the Brule

The Brule River is one of the most popular spots in the Northland for fly fishing

The serene, flowing waters of the Brule River in Wisconsin are a popular spot for fly fishermen to try and land their next big catch.“There’s multiple landings on the Brule where you can park,” explains Phil Johnson, who works at Superior Fly Anglers.Johnson’s shop, as the name would imply, specializes in fly fishing.The weather for the past few weeks has been unseasonably warm, even breaking temperature records across the Northland.“The weather is fantastic for staying warm, but unfortunately the fishing hasn’t been that great,” Johnson said.