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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.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team wrapped up its pre-NCHA schedule with a 5-2 victory over the Augsburg Auggies Saturday night before a Wessman Arena crowd of 983. The Yellowjackets now take a 5-1 record into next weekend's NCHA openers at UW-Stout and UW-River Falls. "This was huge, we haven't swept at home a while," UWS coach Dan Stauber said.
Chris Wilson's breakaway goal 1:12 into overtime lifted the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team to a 4-3 win over the Hamline Pipers Friday night at Wessman Arena. Wilson's third goal of the season completed a comeback victory for the Yellowjackets, who trailed 3-1 midway through the third period. "It was a pretty exciting game, a huge character builder for your team," Wilson said. "With the offensive power we got, you can never count us out." The Yellowjackets improve to 4-1 on the season while the Pipers fall to 2-1.
For the second straight season the Superior High School football team will open the WIAA playoffs in Schofield against the D.C. Everest Evergreens. After defeating the Hudson Raiders 25-20 Thursday night and finishing second in the Big Rivers Conference, the Spartans were hoping for a No. 4 seed and their first home playoff game since 1990. Instead, the Spartans (6-3) will once again face the Evergreens, who finished 8-0 and were given the No.