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EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is an installment of "The Yellowjacket Buzz," a weekly column which runs Wednesday's in The Superior Telegram during the school year. Women's Hockey One day after posting a natural hat trick, Jodi Holland was at it again Saturday as she scored two more goals in a 6-0 win over Lake Forest for the University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team Saturday afternoon at Wessman Arena. Rikki Nespor picked up the shutout for the Yellowjackets with 29 saves. Holland also scored three straight goals in Superior's win over Concordia (Wis.) Friday night.
Jodi Holland's natural hat trick lifted the University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team to a 5-3 victory over the Concordia University Falcons Friday night at Wessman Arena. With the game tied 1-1 after two periods, Holland scored three straight goals to help the Yellowjackets snap a three-game winless streak and improve to 10-6-2 overall and 6-3-2 in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association. The loss drops the Falcons to 2-8-3 and 4-11-3. Despite Holland's scoring spree, the Yellowjackets had to hold on as Concordia scored twice in the final five minutes to get within 4-3 with 1
Heavy Metal Hockey went a perfect 8-0 to win the 5th annual Great Lakes Classic Pond Hockey Championships this weekend at Barker's Island. HMH, which is located in Duluth, defeated Superior's Need a Fifth, 25-19, in the championship game to win in their debut in the tournament. Members of the winning team were Steve Rodberg and Ryan Vieau of Twig, Minn., Rheese Carlson and Ben Johnson of Duluth and Tony Scherber of Proctor. "It was tied 17-17, but then we were able to pull away with it," Vieau said.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team let one slip through its fingers Saturday night as UW-Stout salvaged a 2-2 overtime tie with the Yellowjackets before a Wessman Arena crowd of around 1,000. With Superior leading 2-1 late in the third period, Stout pulled its goalie and the extra skater paid off as the Blue Devils force overtime when Scott Motz scored from the slot after taking a behind-the-net pass from Joel Gaulrapp with 27.5 seconds remaining in the third period. Stout had the best scoring chance in the extra session when Gaulrapp picked up a UWS turnover and put a ba
Chelsey Calder's first two goals of the season helped UW-River Falls defeat the University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets 4-2 Saturday afternoon at Wessman Arena. With the win, the Falcons temporarily move into first place in the NCHA with a record of 8-2-1 and 17 points. UW-Stevens Point (9-2-4, 7-2-2) is currently second with 16 points. The Pointers were also in action Saturday, but the outcome of their game at Concordia-Meqon was not immediately known. The loss drops the Yellowjackets to 9-6-2 overall and 5-3-2 in league play.
It's a pretty sure bet that Northland College's Daniel McIntosh slept well Friday night. Afterall, all the Lumberjack goaltender did was record a NCAA Division III-record 95 saves Friday night in a 4-0 loss to Adrian (Mich.) before a Bay Area Civic Center crowd of 150. McIntosh stopped 39 shots in the first period, 29 more in the second and 27 in the third. According to the Associated Press, McIntosh beat the previous record of 77 saves by John Herud of Nichols against Maine in 1973. Adrian got two goals from Adam Krug, one goal each from Mike Leone and Mike Dahlinger and 11 saves from Bra
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team held on to first place in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association with a 5-3 win over UW-River Falls Friday night at Wessman Arena. The Yellowjackets, who improve to 16-2-1 overall, now have 14 points in the NCHA with a 7-1 record. Two points behind are the St.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets and UW-River Falls Falcons skated to a 2-2 overtime tie in NCHA women's hockey action Friday afternoon at Wessman Arena. The tie gives the Yellowjackets a 9-5-2 record overall and a NCHA mark of 5-2-2. The Falcons, who entered the weekend tied for first place in league play is now 9-4-2 overall and 7-2-1 in the NCHA.
Two goals and an assist by Mitch Kontny helped the Superior High School boys hockey team defeat Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 5-3 Tuesday night at Wessman Arena. The Spartans improve to 10-4 overall on the season while the Lumberjacks fall to 4-13-1. After combining to score just one goal in the first period, the second period was a lot different as the Spartans and CEC put the puck away six times in the second period tonight at Wessman Arena. Fortunately for the Spartans, they scored four of the goals to take a 4-3 lead into the third period. Superior outshot CEC 14-2 in the first period and still
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is an installment of "The Yellowjacket Buzz," a weekly column on University of Wisconsin-Superior athletics which runs Wednesday's in The Superior Telegram. Men's hockey The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team will host a "Black and Gold" weekend at Wessman Arena. Fans are encouraged to wear black when the Yellowjackets host UW-River Falls Friday and gold when they face UW-Stout on Saturday. Both games begin at 7:05 p.m. Women's hockey The UWS women's hockey team split a Northern Collegiate Hockey Association series at Lake Forest (Ill.) over t