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The Superior High School girls basketball team got the start it wanted, but unfortunately it wasn't enough as the Ashland Oredockers left the SHS gym Friday night with a 54-42 win over the Spartans. The Spartans took their largest lead of the game, 15-6, on a Bettye Jo Nelson 3-pointer about seven minutes into the first half. Superior also led by eight points three different times during the next five minutes, the latest 21-13 after a Janelle Strewler basket. But that all changed when Ashland's Anika Whiting returned to the game after suffering a bloody nose. Now wearing a jersey with No.
Nolan Shaheed of Pasadena, Calif., set a new masters world indoor mile record Saturday at the Hartshorne Memorial Miles at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. Shaheed ran in the men's 50-59 mile race where he finished eighth, but his time of 4:57.06 is a new world indoor record in the M60-64 age group.
The Superior High School boys hockey team defeated the Menomonie Indians 3-0 Thursday night at Wessman Arena. The Spartans, who snapped a two-game losing skid, improve to 11-6 with the victory. The loss drops the Indians to 9-7-1. Mitch Kontny had a hand in all three Spartan goals with a tally and two assists.
A well-balanced attack led the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's basketball team to a 78-65 win over UW-Platteville Saturday afternoon at Mertz Mortorelli Gym. The Yellowjackets had four players score in double figures led by Jake Smith's 19 points, which included seven free throws in the final 1:43. Marcus Helland added 18 points, Dwight Hill had 17 and Dan Culy had 15. Balance helped UWS jump out to an 11-2 lead at the start of the game. Helland started with a steal and layup and a 3-pointer for 5-0.
A well-balanced attack led the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's basketball team to a 78-65 win over UW-Platteville Saturday afternoon at Mertz Mortorelli Gym. The Yellowjackets had four players score in double figures led by Jake Smith's 19 points, which included seven free throws in the final 1:43. Marcus Helland added 18 points, Dwight Hill had 17 and Dan Culy 15. Balance helped UWS jump out to an 11-2 lead at the start of the game. Helland started with a steal and lay up and a 3-pointers for 5-0.
The Superior High School wrestling team lost to the Cumberland Beavers 44-22 Thursday night in the SHS gym. The Spartans won four of the 10 matches that actually took place with pins by Tim Motschman, Cole Schorr and Nikola Bogojevic and a 8-2 decision by Nick Kirchoff. Cumberland won the six remaining matches, plus picked up six points apiece in four forfeit victories. Kirchoff picked up Superior's first win with his win over Joey Sherwood at 119 pounds. Motschman then gave the Spartans a 10-9 team lead with his pin over Zach Bischoff.
The Hermantown Hawks are on a roll. With a 7-1 victory over the Superior High School boys hockey team Tuesday night at Wessman Arena, the Hawks improve to 14-1 with their 11th straight victory. Hermantown, which is ranked No.
HUDSON -- The Superior High School boys hockey team can finally catch its breath after playing six games during a 12-day stretch. After going 1-2 in the Duluth Marshall Hiltopper Classic, the Spartans have won three straight games, including 8-1 Saturday afternoon at John Gornic Memorial Arena. The Spartans also defeated Duluth Central 3-2 in overtime and Proctor 6-2. "It was a good week for us," SHS coach Jason Kalin said. "The Central game was a stressful one, but it was also a lot of fun because we weren't playing that bad.
DULUTH -- Caleb Dushkin's goal 1:26 into overtime lifted the Superior High School boys hockey team to a 3-2 win over Duluth Central Thursday at Mars Lakeview Arena. Dushkin also tied the game at 2-2 1:48 into the second period with an assist from Nolan Holcombe. Superior (8-4 overall, 2-2 Lake Superior Conference) scored first on Kellen McCoshen's fifth goal of the season 10:20 into the first period.
The Superior High School boys hockey team got back into the win column with a 6-2 victory over the Proctor Rails Tuesday night at Wessman Arena. The Spartans, who were coming off a 6-2 loss to Duluth Marshall in the Hilltopper Classic last week in Duluth, dominated in the shot department, 40-9, but had to come from behind twice before pulling away with the final five goals of the game. The win improves the Spartans to 7-4 overall and 1-2 in the Lake Superior Conference.