Northern Star

Northern Star: Emily (Torve) Balts

DULUTH, Minn. - If you've been to a UMD volleyball game over the past few years, you probably heard Emily Torve's name blast through the speakers. But this year, she's got a…

Northern Star: Amy "Hard Hands" Lemenager

DULUTH, Minn. - Amy "Hard Hands" Lemenager has always been a fighter. "My grandparents are always like, "OK so when are you going to be done fighting?" and I'll always be like, "Just…

Northern Star: Alex Hanson

SUPERIOR, Wis. - Senior midfielder Alex Hanson never really thought about playing high school soccer. "I started in about sixth grade. My parents got me in it. I played a lot in latchkey…

Northern Star: Caden and Jaxon Edwards

DULUTH, Minn. - Duluth East senior quarterback Caden Edwards has become the leader the Greyhounds need. "Caden's an extremely gifted athlete and at quarterback he has all the tools, he's big, he's…

Northern Star: Alaina Bennett

CARLTON, Minn. - When Alaina Bennett first joined the Carlton volleyball team, she was one of three eighth graders to play on the varsity squad. "It was just crazy when you step on the…

Northern Star: Zach Edwards

DULUTH, Minn. -St. Scholastica quarterback Zach Edwards entered Saturday's season opener with high expectations, as he officially started his last first game. "You think about it's the last of the end. I'm looking…

Northern Star: Eric Watson

SUPERIOR, Wis. - For University of Wisconsin-Superior senior Eric Watson, this upcoming season will be a big one for the Yellowjackets men's soccer team. "The publishings that come out or the stories that…

Northern Star: Markus Pokornowski

CLOQUET, Minn. - Last season, the Cloquet football team lost in the section 7AAAA final for the first time in three years. "It's a team game and our team just didn't do what we…

Northern Star: Ben Pedersen

DULUTH, Minn. - When you think of athletes in northern Minnesota, you think of all of the great hockey players and the kids who learned how to skate before they…

Northern Star: Gabby Blomdahl

HERMANTOWN, Minn. - Anyone from Hermantown can tell you how much the town means to them. "Hermantown, oh boy, it means a lot. It's where you've grown up, it's the tight…

Northern Star: Andrew Standfield

DULUTH, Minn. - Next month, Andrew Standfield will be representing Team USA at the International Powerlifting Federation World Championships in Helsingborg, Sweden. But how we got to this point has…

Northern Star: Mady Stariha

SUPERIOR, Wis. - Superior softball is off to another strong season and a key reason for that is senior pitcher Mady Stariha. "She's definitely one of the leaders and they…

Northern Star: Aaron Weber

DULUTH, Minn. - St. Scholastica baseball junior outfielder Aaron Weber is having a monster season, leading the Saints with a .400 batting average and has been a consistent glove in right…

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