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Despite a snowstorm that postponed about a dozen sporting events this week, the winter sports season is in full swing. One team that didn't get the season off to the start it wanted is the Superior High School boys hockey team, which lost to Green Bay Notre Dame and Eau Claire Memorial last weekend in the ECM tournament. On the other hand, the SHS girls hockey team is off to a 2-0 start, which is pretty impressive considering the Spartans only won four games all of last season when they were 4-16-1. After having home games against Rice Lake and Duluth East postponed, the Spartan boys will p
Superior High School boys hockey coach Jason Kalin was looking forward to a season that featured one of the top lines in the state, and arguably one of the most potent in Spartan history, with Aaron Miller, Aaron Wakefield-Zubiate and Tyler Nystrom. The three combined to score 169 points last season with 75 goals and 94 assists. Miller led the way with 74 points (36 goals and 38 assists), which was the second best season ever for the Spartans.
DULUTH -- Tanner Dion's misfortune turned out to be a blessing for the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team and senior captain Pat Dalbec in Saturday night's 3-2 win over the St.
The Superior High School girls hockey team opens its season at 2 p.m. Saturday against Eau Claire-Altoona at the Hobbs Ice Center in Eau Claire. The Spartans are coming off a 4-17 injury-fill season, which included having six starters sidelined with various bumps and bruises midway through the season. "We lost a lot of games to injuries, but the rest of the team was able to keep forging ahead for the remainder of the season," SHS coach Ernie Harker said.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team remained undefeated on the season with a 3-0 win over the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds Saturday night before a Wessman Arena crowd of around 207. The Yellowjackets (4-0-2, 1-0-1) and Blugolds (1-3-2, 0-1-1) played to a 2-2 overtime tie Friday night at Hobbs Ice Center in Eau Claire. "Friday night was a tough game, they played very well defensively and their goalie played outstanding," UWS coach Dan Laughlin said.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team had its season opener spoiled with a 3-1 loss to the St. John's Johnnies Friday night before a Wessman Arena crowd of 857. The Yellowjackets scored first at 4:11 of the first period. SJU goaltender Saxton Soley made a save on a shot that came from the side, but a Johnnie put the puck into the net when attempting to clear it from out front. Superior's Jordan Shockley was credited with his first collegiate goal with assists from Wes Judnick and Anton Svensson. The goal also came three seconds after a St.
A new era begins for the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team tonight when it hosts St.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team opened the season with a 12-1 victory over the Hamline Pipers Friday night at Wessman Arena. Dani Schultz led the Yellowjackets with three goals and two assists. Kiara DeKezel added a pair of goals and Alexis Reid, Mara Teschendorf, Hailey Adair, Alison Schrift, Kerry Mayhew, Haley Olmstead and Karen Larson had a goal apiece. Shanley Peters picked up the win in goal for UWS, finishing with 17 saves. Sam Stark and Mary Shefveland had 17 saves for Hamline. "The girls were so excited to start a new season," UWS coach Dan Laughlin said.
The Superior High School football team will make its 11th appearance in the WIAA playoffs this weekend, but this will be its first time the Spartans are playing in Division 2. The Spartans are the largest school amongst Division 2 teams with an enrollment of 1,418 students. They missed playing in the Division 1 tournament by three students. Badger is the smallest Division 1 school in the playoffs with 1,421 students. Despite dropping a division, the competition won't get any easier for the Spartans, who will play Hortonville (9-0) at 3 p.m.
The Superior High School football team was given the No. 6 seed for the WIAA Division 2 playoffs and will play No. 3 Hortonville Polar Bears. The game was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday in Hortonville, but has since been moved to 3 p.m. Saturday at D.C. Everest High School in Schofield. The winner of the Superior-Hortonville game will play the following weekend against the winner of No. 7 Marshfield and No. 2 Menomonie, who play Friday at UW-Stout. The remaining Division 2, Group A, Level 1 pairings are No. 8 Merrill at No. 1 Ashwaubenon and No. 5 Menasha at No.