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The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team had its return to Wessman Arena spoiled this weekend with a pair of 1-0 losses.
DULUTH -- Three goals and two assists from Jake Randolph, two goals and two assists from Dom Toninato and two goals from Conner Valesano helped the Duluth East Greyhounds defeat the Superior High School boys hockey team 8-3 Tuesday night at the Heritage Center. Steven Holappa also scored for East, which improves to 15-5 on the season.
The 2011 Great Lakes Pond Hockey Classic came to an end with Bud Light/Dugout Lounge holding on to defeat the Puck Hogs 21-20 in the championship game Sunday afternoon at Barker's Island. Bud Light/Dugout led by seven goals, 13-6, in the first half, and by six goals three different times, including 20-14 late in the second.
The Superior High School girls basketball team rebounded from a disappointing double overtime loss last week to Duluth East with wins over Eau Claire Memorial, 59-42, Saturday and Duluth Marshall, 60-8, Tuesday. "We got a great team effort against Memorial," SHS coach Dan Schulz said. "This was a big win for us, especially coming off a tough loss last week to East." The first half was anything but comfortable for the Spartans, who trailed 12-10 after one quarter and led just 23-20 at the half. "I thought we moved the basketball (better in the second half)," Schulz said.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team had its return to Wessman Arena spoiled by the UW-River Falls Falcons with a 1-0 overtime victory Friday night. Geoff Shewmake scored the game-winning goal for the Falcons with 7.7 seconds remaining in the five-minute overtime. Alex Hagman and John Bullis were credited with assists before Shewmake was able to put home his own rebound to help the Falcons improve to 8-11-1 overall and 4-9 in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association. UWS, which hadn't played at home in more than a month because of a problem with the compressors, falls to
MENOMONIE -- Scoring three goals in a span of 52 seconds helped propel the Menomonie Indians past the Superior High School boys hockey team Thursday night at the Dunn County Ice Arena. The Spartans led 2-0 early in the game and 3-2 after the first period before the bottom fell in on them in the second period. Menomonie quickly took a 5-3 lead in the second period starting with Travis McKay's goal at 2:56 and ending with Jace Cseter's goal at 3:48.
DULUTH -- The Superior High School boys hockey team wrapped up a stretch of playing four games in five days with a 4-3 loss to Duluth Central Tuesday night at the Heritage Center. The Spartans spent the weekend playing in the Showdown in Titletown in Green Bay, where they went 1-2. Thursday's loss leaves the weary Spartans with an overall record of 10-9-1 and 1-3 in the Lake Superior Conference. Central improves to 10-8 and 3-2. Tuesday's game was also Superior's 11th straight road game and things don't get any easier as the Spartans play at Menomonie at 7:30 p.m.
ASHWAUBENON -- The Superior High Scholl boys hockey team defeated Waukesha Catholic Memorial/Pius XI 5-1 this afternoon at the Cornerstone Community Center. The game is part of the Showdown in Titletown II, which began Friday and concludes Sunday. Caleb Dushkin scored two goals and Nolan Holcombe, Gerald Mikel and Aaron Wakefield each scored one as the Spartan improved to 10-6-1 on the season and snapped a three-game losing streak. "Losing can definitely affect your team, but we have to realize that we don't have an easy game on our schedule," SHS coach Jason Kalin said.
WAUSAU - The Superior High School boys hockey team lost to the Wausau West Warriors 5-2 Friday night at Marathon Park. The game was one of four quarterfinal games in the Showdown in Titletown II, which is being hosted by Green Bay Notre Dame Academy. Superior will now play Waukesha Catholic Memorial at 4:30 p.m.
Many collegiate baseball programs in the upper Midwest rely on the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis to get games in before the snow disappears and the temperatures rise. However, that won't be an option this season as coaches recently received an e-mail stating that there would be no college baseball in the Metrodome this year. The Dome's Teflon-coated Fiberglas roof deflated Dec.