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The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's basketball game won its second straight Twin Ports contest with a 78-59 win over the St. Scholastica Saints Saturday afternoon at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium. The Yellowjackets also defeated Minnesota Duluth 93-80 last week in Duluth. Another win over the Saints on Dec.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets defeated the Marian College Sabres 5-3 Friday night in a non-conference hockey game at Wessman Arena. After three goals total were scored in the first two periods, things got wild in a five-goal third period, including four goals in the final five minutes of the game. Marian tied the game at 2-2 with 12:40 left in the third period when Justin Cormier beat UWS goaltender Garrett Tinkham from the left circle after taking a pass from Dakota Dubetz. That's when things went crazy as UWS scored twice and Marian once during a span of less than thr
A balanced scoring attack led the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's basketball team to a shocking 93-80 victory over the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs Tuesday night before 479 fans at Romano Gymnasium. It was the first time the Bulldogs lost to the Yellowjackets since they suffered a 58-55 defeat in Superior on Dec. 16, 1987. Jake Smith had a huge night for UWS, scoring a game-high 33 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. "This is big, so big that I used to hear they played these games at the DECC because there were so many people who came out," Smith said.
Behind Garrett Tinkham's first collegiate shutout, the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team defeated the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds 3-0 Saturday night at Wessman Arena. Tinkham's shutout didn't come easy. Not only did the freshman from Paradise, Tex., need to come up with 22 saves in the victory, but the Yellowjackets had to kill off eight Blugold power plays in the process. "This is definitely a great experience, something I'll remember for a long time," Tinkham said.
The Superior High School boys hockey team has been selected for the 2009-10 season with a roster consisting of eight seniors, eight juniors, 16 sophomores and five freshmen. Coach Jason Kalin will get an early look at his squad when the Spartans play in the Lake Superior Conference Jamboree Monday night at the Heritage Center in Duluth. Superior will play 30-minute games against Cloquet, Duluth Central and Hermantown beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Spartans, ranked No. 2 in the wisconsinprephockey.com preseason poll, open the regular season at Rice Lake on Dec.
SCHOFIELD, Wis. -- Quarterback Doug Delebreau threw three touchdown passes, including one that tied the game near the end of the first half and another for the go-ahead score in the third quarter, as Kewaunee ended Northwestern's unbeaten season with a 35-20 victory in a Wisconsin Division 4 high school football semifinal Saturday at D.C.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team lost its season-opening game 2-1 to the Lake Forest Foresters Friday afternoon before a Wessman Arena crowd of around 100. The Yellowjackets, who trailed 2-1 after two periods, had their chance to possibly tying the game up when Lake Forest took a hooking penalty with 6:25 remaining. But the 'Jackets were kept off the board by Lake Forest goaltender Alyssa Wintermute and the Forester penalty kill unit. Superior used its timeout with 3:18 remaining, but despite having fresh legs, it was unable to muster any offensive pressure. The For
The season hasn't started yet, but the University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team may have already pulled off what could be its biggest victory of the year -- beating the flu bug. Since the Yellowjackets began practicing for the 2009-10 season several weeks ago, up to 14 different players have missed ice time due to illness. "We finally have everybody back at practice," UWS coach Dan Laughlin said. "The kids have been battling colds, coughs and flu-like symptoms. It's nice to get it out of the way, hopefully.
The UW-River Falls Falcons completed a two-game sweep of the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team with a 7-4 win Saturday night at Wessman Arena. The Falcons opened the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association series with a 2-1 win over the Yellowjackets Friday night. "Whenever you can win on the road in this league it's huge," UWRF coach Steve Freeman said.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team opened its season with a 2-1 loss to the UW-River Falls Falcons Friday night at Wessman Arena. "Both teams played hard and it was a good game," UWS coach Dan Stauber said. "It's the beginning of the year and it showed. We had spurts where we played well then after we struggled.