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The Superior High School boys basketball team opened its season with a 61-56 win over the Eau Claire Memorial Old Abes Friday night before a SHS gymnasium crowd of around 800. The Spartans looked like they were in mid-season form as they scored the first nine points of the game. Superior went on to hold leads of 10 points four more times in the first half and even led by as many as 13 points in the third quarter and 12 in the fourth. But the Old Abes never went away as they got within three points at one point in the second quarter, four in the third and 57-54 with 24.6 seconds remaining in
Men's Basketball It took all of one half for the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's basketball team to seize control of its non-conference basketball game against the St. Scholastica Saints Saturday afternoon. Behind a balanced offensive attack, the Yellowjackets jumped out to a big lead early and never let up on the way to an 87-68 victory in their home opener at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium. With the win, the Yellowjackets (2-2) swept the season series from their local rivals. UWS also defeated CSS 83-63 at Reif Gymnasium on Nov.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team skated to a 3-3 tie with the Milwaukee School of Engineering Raiders Saturday evening at Wessman Arena. Trailing 3-2 late in the third period, defenseman Kent Detlefsen (Fr.-Lakeville, MN) sent the game into overtime with his second goal of the game with 5:16 remaining. Each team managed two shots on goal in the five minute extra session of the first overtime game for each team this season. The Yellowjackets are now 10-1-1 overall while the Raiders move to 3-3-1. UWS scored first when Talon Berlando (So.-Drjmheller, AB) deflected a sho
After not playing since the 1999-2000 season, the University of Wisconsin-Superior and Minnesota Duluth men's basketball teams decided to stick around and play a little overtime Tuesday night before 1,173 at Romano Gym in Duluth. Unfortunately for the visiting Yellowjackets, they were outscored 13-8 by the Bulldogs in the extra session and ended up on the losing end of an 81-76 final score. "This game was no fluke. That's a great basketball team with a heckuva coach," UMD coach Gary Holquist said of Division III UWS.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team did something it hasn't done in five years -- defeat the St. Norbert College Green Knights in the regular season. The Yellowjackets pulled off that feat Friday night with a 4-3 victory in front of a wild Wessman Arena crowd of 1,042. The last time UWS defeated St. Norbert during the regular season was 5-4 on Dec. 6, 2003 at home. The last time the 'Jackets defeated the Green Knights at any time was 3-2 in overtime in the 2006 Peters Cup championship game in Green Bay. Superior's win also snapped St.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team did something it hasn't done in five years - defeat the St. Norbert Green Knights in the regular season. The Yellowjackets pulled off that feat Saturday night with a 4-3 victory in front of a wild Wessman Arena crowd of around 1,000. The last time UWS defeated St. Norbert during the season was 5-4 on Dec. 6 at home. The last time the 'Jackets defeated the Green Knights at any time was 3-2 in overtime in the 2006 Peters Cup championship game in Green Bay. Superior's win snapped St.
Braden Desmet scored three goals and dished out an assist to lead the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team to a 5-0 win over Lake Forest Friday nigh at Wessman Arena. The Yellowjackets improve to 8-1 overall and 3-0 in the NCHA. Lake Forest falls to 2-7 and 0-3. UWS hosts undefeated St. Norbert (8-0, 3-0) tonight at 7:05. The Green Knights won their 37th straight game with a 3-0 win over St.
After three days of tryouts, the Superior High School boys hockey team was selected for the 2008-09 season by coach Jason Kalin and his staff of Matt Christy, Geoff Torzewski, Ryan Hendry and Kevin Harrington. Forwards on the varsity squad include: seniors Pat Dalbec, Dan Kolenda, Taylor Leuthner, Nate Miner and John LeDoux; juniors Mitch Kontny, Kellen McCoshen, Tyler Plunkett, Sean Hoff, Justin Cannon and Kyle Wilander; and freshman Caleb Duskin. Varsity defensemen are senior Kyle Walkowiak; juniors Chris Bishop, Jake Mergen, Kyle Halom and Andrew Bronson; sophomores Jake Tollas and David
Goaltender Chad Beiswenger has done a pretty good job of stopping pucks so far this season for the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team. With two more wins last weekend, including his second shutout of the season, the senior from Moorhead, Minn., was named the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association and Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week. "Chad played extremely well Friday night, making some huge saves while a man short," UWS coach Dan Stauber said. "He followed up with a solid performance on Saturday night.
A five-goal third period helped the University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team skate away with a 7-1 victory from the Adrian (Mich.) Bulldogs Saturday afternoon at Wessman Arena. Five Yellowjackets got into the scoring column for the first this season, including Ashley Martin (Fr.-Superior), Brittany Bembeneck (Jr.-Drydon, Ontario), Lindsey LeGree (So.-Sioux City, Iowa), Amy Hasbargen (Sr.-Warroad.