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EAU CLAIRE - The Superior High School boys hockey team opened the season with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Eau Claire Memorial Old Abes Saturday afternoon before a standing-room only crowd at Hobbs Ice Arena. Freshman Alex Dahl tied the game at 3-3 in the second period then scored the game-winner for the Old Abes with 1:49 remaining in the eight-minute overtime session to lift the defending WIAA state champions. Taylor Leuthner scored two goals and dished out an assist for the Spartans, who outshot the Old Abes 52-28. Matt Miller finished with 24 saves for Superior and Arrin McLaughlin had 49
EAU CLAIRE -- The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team completed a weekend sweep with a 2-1 win over UW-Eau Claire Saturday night at Hobbs Ice Arena. With the win, the Yellowjackets improved to 12-1-1 overall and 6-0 in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association. With the loss, the Blugolds fall to 7-4-0 on the year, and 2-4-0 in conference play. Superior got on the board first, three minutes into the first period on a goal from Chris Berry, his sixth of the season.
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