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Hockey Day Officially Announced

Duluth will host Hockey Day Minnesota 2016 in February, at Bayfront Park.The Minnesota Wild and FOX Sports North made the official announcement Thursday.

Sources: Hockey Day Matchups Set

Duluth East will face Lakeville North, in a Class AA championship game rematch, while Duluth Denfeld will take on Eveleth-Gilbert at Hockey Day Minnesota on February 6th. Both games will be played outdoors, on a rink built at Bayfront Park, three separate sources have confirmed to FOX 21 Sports.

Hockey Day Minnesota Coming to Duluth

Hockey Day Minnesota is finally coming to Duluth.Three separate sources confirmed to FOX 21 Sports Thursday that the city will host the annual event in February of 2016.

Duluth Basketball Coach Will Starks Passes Away

The Duluth basketball community is mourning the loss of long–time area coach Will Starks.Starks, 49, passed away early Thursday morning at the Mayo clinic from complications due to a heart defect.

Zuidmulder Leads Hawks Despite Personal Tragedy

Thursday May 28th, the Hermantown Hawks won two games to advance in the Section 7AA baseball playoffs.An impressive performance, considering the loss Hermantown suffered just 24 hours earlier.

Rapids' Italian Import

Grand Rapids track coach Darrin Hofstad heard the stories."You hear a lot of stories," he said. "You never believe anything until you see it with your own eyes.For Hofstad, seeing was believing when it came to Andrea Contu.

Ashley Taipale's Arm Powering Denfeld

Like many high school athletes, Denfeld's Ashely Taipale plays three sports. But her favorite is softball. And her favorite part of the game is swinging the bat.

Wilderness Confident Going into Playoffs

Playoff hockey fever is running wild around the Northland. The Minnesota Wilderness dropping the puck in round one of the NAHL playoffs tomorrow night.It's been a long, successful year for the Wilderness who earned home ice in the opening round of the playoffs and are quite confident going in to tomorrow night."It's been a long season for these guys, 60 games so I think everybody's excited for the 2nd season of playoffs to be coming. There's been some energy in the locker room, on the ice and hopefully it carries over to tomorrow night," said Wilderness coach Corey Millen."Our confidence is high. We know we have the skill to make it all the way. We feel pretty good. We've beat them 7 times, lost to them once, but we had a pretty good weekend against them last, 2 weekends ago so I think we're pretty strong in that regard," said Darian Romanko 

Bjorn Broman Leaving Behind Legacy

"Just knowing that I made division one basketball makes me feel so good because that was always my goal," said Lakeview Christian senior Bjorn Broman.

Eskomos Wary of Quarterfinal Upset

Esko didn't have a player recognized in the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association All-State teams, though the eskomos likely don't mind. After all, they're back in the State Tournament for the second straight year.

Superior Celebrates Champion Spartans

The 2015 Superior Spartans may have been the most unlikely State Champion in Wisconsin hockey history.But to the boys in blue, the champion part is all that matters.

LCA's Broman a Mr. Basketball Finalist

Minnesota's Class A State Basketball Tournament starts Thursday, without Lakeview christian Academy.The Lions were eliminated by 7A champion Fond du Lac Ojibwe in the section semis.However, there's good news for Lakeview star senior Bjorn Broman, who's one of five finalists for the Minnesota's Mr. Basketball award.

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