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The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team picked the wrong time to suffer its first two-game losing streak of the season. With a 2-0 loss to Gustavus Adolphus Saturday night before Wessman Arena crowd of 1,483, the Yellowjackets' season ends with a 23-4-3 record. With the win, the Gusties take an 18-10 record into next weekend's NCAA Division III National Ice Hockey Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y. The Yellowjackets entered the NCAA tournament as the No.
EAU CLAIRE -- The season came to an end for the Superior High School boys basketball team with a 65-52 loss to the Eau Claire North Huskies Friday night before a sold out gym at Eau Claire Memorial. The Spartans' season ended with a record of 19-4, while the Huskies eventually advanced to this weekend's WIAA state tournament with a 42-28 win over Wausau East Saturday night in Marshfield. The Spartans defeated ECN earlier in the season so they new what was needed to do against a much bigger Huskie team that featured 6-foot-11 Evan Anderson and 6-7 Tyler Brown. "We gave them a lot of trouble
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team was a regular at NCAA Division III Frozen Four throughout the 1990s and into the early 2000s. Since winning it all in 2002, the Yellowjackets haven't been back to the final four, and in fact, have played in only one NCAA tournament since, 2006. That year UWS won the Peters Cup championship at St. Norbert, but then had to return to Cornerstone Community Center two weeks later and was soundly defeated. The 'Jackets are looking to return to the NCAA Division III Frozen Four when they host Gustavus Adolphus at 7:05 p.m.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team will host Gustavus Adolphus Saturday in a quarterfinal game of the NCAA Division III Ice Hockey Tournament. UWS was awarded the No. 1 seed in the West and the Gusties, the MIAC's playoff champion, is the No. 4 seed. St. Scholastica was also awarded the No. 3 seed and will play at UW-Stout, the No. 2 seed, Saturday. Saturday's winners will meet on Friday, March 20 in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Frozen Four at Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y. The championship game is March 21. UWS faced Gustavus on Jan.
MADISON -- The Superior High School boys hockey team exploded for four goals in the final 4 minutes, 56 seconds of the third period to rally past Stoughton 4-1 in a WIAA state tournament quarterfinal game Thursday afternoon at the Alliant Energy Center. Now the Spartans face the Arrowhead Warhawks in the semifinals at 5 p.m. today. The winner will play in Saturday's championship game, which begins at 2:15 p.m. On Thursday, Stoughton goaltender Andrew Martin owned the Spartans for most of the game, stopping all 30 shots he faced in the first two periods.
The Superior High School boys basketball team had to turn to "Plan B" Tuesday night. While shooting only 17-of-46 from the floor, the Spartans turned it up on defense as they opened the WIAA playoffs with a 48-36 win over the Menomonie Indians in the SHS gym. "Our defense won the game," said SHS sophomore Joel Lindberg, who led the Spartans with 17 points. The Spartans (18-3) now set their sights on River Falls (17-5), which they will host in the regional finals at 5 p.m. Saturday.
You can slow Pat Dalbec down, but you'll never completely stop him. Just ask the Hudson Raiders. The Raiders paid special attention to Dalbec at the start of their WIAA sectional championship game Saturday in New Richmond, and the move was working as Superior's senior captain was held scoreless in the opening period. But while Hudson was shutting down Dalbec, his teammates were coming through as the Spartan took a 3-0 lead on first-period goals by Jake Tollas, Taylor Leuthner and Dan Kolenda. Dalbec's scoring drought didn't last long, though, as he scored Superior's next four goals and the
The University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets advanced to the Peters Cup championship game with a 3-0 blanking of the St. Norbert Green Knights Saturday night at Wessman Arena. The Yellowjackets got two goals from Braden Desmet, one goal from Jeff Herman and shutout out goaltending from Chad Beiswenger as UWS improves to 23-2-3 on the season. UWS will now host UW-Stout at 7:05 p.m. Saturday with the winner getting the NCHA's automatic berth into the NCAA tournament. The Blue Devils advanced with a 3-2 win over St.
NEW RICHMOND - The Superior High School boys hockey team advanced to next weekend's WIAA State Tournament with an 8-1 win over the Hudson Raiders Saturday afternoon at the New Richmond Sports Center. Pat Dalbec was at it again for the Spartans.