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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.
One of the biggest hockey weekends of the season will take place Saturday and Sunday. The Superior High School boys will be trying to advance to their 32nd WIAA State Tournament, the University of Wisconsin-Superior men are playing for a berth in the NCHA's Peters Cup championship game and the UWS women will be trying to win the NCHA's O'Brien Cup tournament, which would give the Lady Yellowjackets their second straight NCAA Division III Frozen Four berth. SHS vs. Hudson The Spartans (15-7) kick off the weekend by playing the Hudson Raiders at 2 p.m.
The Superior High School boys' hockey team celebrated Jason Kalin's 200th game as head coach of the Spartans with a 9-2 victory over the Menomonie Indians Tuesday night in a WIAA sectional semifinal game at Wessman Arena. The Spartans will now play the Hudson Raiders at 2 p.m. Saturday in New Richmond for a berth in next weekend's WIAA state tournament.
University of Wisconsin-Superior goaltender Chad Beiswenger celebrated his 25th birthday Saturday by breaking the Yellowjackets' shutout record with a 5-0 win over the Lake Forest Foresters at Wessman Arena. Beiswenger's shutout was the 13th of his career, but more importantly, it helped the Yellowjackets complete a sweep of the Foresters and advance to the Peters Cup semifinals next Saturday at home against St.
The Superior High School boys hockey team opened the WIAA playoffs with a 7-2 win over the Webster Co-op Blizzard Thursday night at Wessman Arena. The Spartans (14-7) will now host Menomonie at 7 p.m. Tuesday, after Menomonie defeated New Richmond 4-3 Thursday. The winner of that game will advanced to the sectional championship game Feb. 28 in New Richmond. The Spartans entered Thursday's game with the region's No. 1 seed and a 13-7 record.