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EDITOR'S NOTE - This story will be updated on Tuesday. For the second straight game the Superior High School boys hockey team gave one of the best teams from the state of Minnesota all it could handle. Two nights after knocking off Duluth Marshall 2-1, the Spartans took a 2-1 lead into the third period Monday night against Duluth East only to have the Greyhounds rally for a 3-2 victory before a Wessman Arena crowd of around 1,000. Duluth East 0 1 2 -- 3 Superior 1 1 0 -- 2 First Period: 1. SHS, Pat Dalbec 16 (Cory Wilander 2), 11:14. Second Period: 2.
A tweak here and there and the Superior High School Spartans look like a new hockey team. Just two days after suffering a disappointing 3-2 loss to the Proctor Rails, the SHS boys hockey team knocked off the Duluth Marshall Hilltoppers 3-1 Saturday night before a Wessman Arena crowd of around 1,000. Had the Spartans defeated Proctor, Saturday's win would have clinched the Lake Superior Conference championship for Superior.
The Superior Bowling Association recently held its qualifying for the Duluth-Superior All-Star and Senior All-Star matches, which will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday at Stadium Lanes in West Duluth. Fifty-three bowlers bowled 10 games trying to qualify for the All-Stars, while the seniors bowled a six-game qualifier.
Former Superior Spartan Mike Sislo scored his first collegiate goal for New Hampshire in the Wildcats' 5-1 win over Vermont on Friday, Feb. 1 Sislo's goal gave the Wildcats a 3-0 lead 5:30 into the third period. He was assisted by Greg Collins and Craig Switzer. In 24 games, Sislo had one goal and three assists for points. New Hampshire (16-7-1) is ranked No. 5 in the latest USCHO.com poll and is at Maine (8-13-3) tonight and Saturday. Tarnowski a Bear Superior High School's Drew Tarnowski has chosen to play college football for the Concordia-St.
Any chances of a Lake Superior Conference championship all but vanished for the Superior High School boys hockey team with a 3-2 loss to the Proctor Rails Tuesday night at Wessman Arena. The loss drops the Spartans (13-5, 5-3 LSC) into a three-way tie for third place in the LSC along with Cloquet-Esko Carlton (11-10-2, 4-3) and Hermantown (15-8, 5-4).
The Superior High School girls basketball team took another step toward a Lake Superior Conference championship with a 70-38 win over Duluth Marshall Tuesday night at the SHS gym. The Spartans (10-5) are in first place in the LSC with an 8-1 record and 22 points. With a win over Duluth Denfeld at home on Thursday, Superior will clinch at least a share of the LSC title. Proctor is currently second in the LSC with 18 points and Hermantown is next with 12. Proctor and Hermantown still have to play each other and Superior hosts Proctor on Feb.
The Superior High School boys hockey team was given the No. 1 seed in Section 1 for the upcoming WIAA Boys Hockey Tournament. The Spartans (13-4) will receive an opening-round bye then host the winner of the Baldwin-Woodville/Amery winner at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15 at Wessman Arena. The winner of that game will play the winner of Webster and New Richmond on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The sectional championship game is Feb. 23 in Hudson. The Spartan girls hockey team (5-12-1) was awarded the No. 3 seed in the girls tournament and will host Tomahawk at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.
Another game, another hero. One night after Seth Reda's short-handed goal helped the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team finish in a 1-1 with St. Norbert, Kevin Huck scored the game-winning goal in Saturday's 4-3 win over Lake Forest. The three-point weekend moves the Yellowjackets into a fourth-place tie in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association with UW-Stevens Point. Both teams have 12 points, one behind UW-River Falls and UW-Stout, which are tied for second with 13 points. St.
Seth Reda's short-handed goal with 1:06 remaining in regulation helped the University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team finish in a 1-1 tie with the St. Norbert Green Knights Friday night at Wessman Arena. The game seemed all but lost when UWS was called for too many men on the ice with 2:35 remaining.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team has five games remaining, including its final two home games of the regular season this weekend. After hosting St. Norbert at 7:05 p.m. today and Lake Forest Saturday, the Yellowjackets have road games at UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stevens Point and St.