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Boy how things change. Just three seasons ago Jameson Lundquist and Jake Nelson helped the St. Scholastica Saints pull off a stunning upset of the University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets in their NCHA playoff series. Spring ahead to the present and the two former Superior Spartan standouts are now students at UWS and will attempt to help the Yellowjackets return the favor to the Saints when the two teams meet in a NCHA quarterfinal series this weekend at Mars Lakeview Arena. "The series in 2007 was absolutely crazy," Lundquist said. "We were kind of in the situation we're in now.
The Superior High School boys hockey team wrapped up its regular season with a thrilling 5-4 come-from-behind overtime victory over Duluth Marshall Saturday afternoon at Wessman Arena. The Spartans, who trailed 4-2 after two periods, picked up the victory when Chris Bishop scored from the right circle just 25 seconds into the eight-minute overtime session. "This was probably the biggest goal of my career," Bishop said. "This was huge.
The Superior High school boys basketball team and coach Dave Kontny now have one for the thumb. With a 77-65 win over the Cloquet Lumberjacks Friday night before the largest crowd of the season in the SHS gym, the Spartans clinched their fifth straight Lake Superior Conference championship. Leading Superior to the win and title was junior Rob Kraft, who scored a career-high 30 points along with four steals, four assists and seven rebounds. "Rob had a nice game for us," Kontny said. "Rob's capable of shooting the ball like that every night.
DULUTH -- Anytime the Superior High School Spartans and Duluth East Greyhounds hook up on the basketball court you can expect a barnburner. The rivalry became more intense four years ago when Dyami Starks moved from Superior to East Duluth and quickly became the Greyhounds' leading scorer. More fuel was added to the fire two years later when Nick Toland followed Starks and became East's main inside man. While the two have enjoyed plenty of success on the Minnesota side of the Twin Ports, they haven't enjoyed any success against Superior, losing seven straight games to the Spartans. The two
Sports action was hot and heavy Friday night with a number of hockey and basketball games taking place across the Twin Ports. At Wessman Arena, UWS defeated UW-Stevens Point 5-2. Former Yellowjacket Kent Detlefsen scored two goals for the Pointers. Detlefsen started the year at UWS before transferring to Point.
The Superior High School girls hockey team celebrated Senior Night with a 1-0 victory over the Webster Tigers Thursday night at the Superior Ice Arena. SHS seniors Alayna Moe, Kamrin Anderson and Cassie Berg played their final home games as Spartans and were honored, along with their parents prior to the game. The celebration continued into the game as the Spartans scored the first , and only goal, 4:39 into the game. Freshmen Kari Miller started the scoring play when she fed the puck ahead to Alayna Moe, who broke in on a 2-on-1 with Jenna Martin. As the two neared the Webster goal, Moe c
Dodgies/Need a Fifth and Too Old & Cold are back on familiar ice after winning 2010 Great Lake Pond Hockey Classic championships Sunday's a Barker's Island. Dodgies/Need a Fifth defeated D.O.G.'s 19-16 in the regular division championship game while Too Old & Cold won the Over 40 division with a 20-11 win over Landing/Bulldog Pizza. Dodgie's/Need a Fifth won the Classic's inaugural tournament six years ago and finished second two other times, including last year. Too Old & Cold, and team members Terry and Travis Shold, Gary Kucharyski and Pete Hanson, won the Over 40 title two years ago and
About 30 teams participated in the 2010 Great Lakes Pond Hockey Classic in Superior this past weekend.
The Superior High School girls basketball team got the start it wanted, but unfortunately it wasn't enough as the Ashland Oredockers left the SHS gym Friday night with a 54-42 win over the Spartans. The Spartans took their largest lead of the game, 15-6, on a Bettye Jo Nelson 3-pointer about seven minutes into the first half. Superior also led by eight points three different times during the next five minutes, the latest 21-13 after a Janelle Strewler basket. But that all changed when Ashland's Anika Whiting returned to the game after suffering a bloody nose. Now wearing a jersey with No.
Nolan Shaheed of Pasadena, Calif., set a new masters world indoor mile record Saturday at the Hartshorne Memorial Miles at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. Shaheed ran in the men's 50-59 mile race where he finished eighth, but his time of 4:57.06 is a new world indoor record in the M60-64 age group.