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The College of St. Scholastica Saints men's hockey team began Saturday night with a 52-game winless streak against the University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets. After a 4-3 win in game two of the NCHA quarterfinal series at Wessman Arena, and then a 2-1 overtime victory in the mini-game, the Saints all of a sudden are owners of a two-game winning streak against UWS. CSS (14-11-2) now plays at UW-River Falls Saturday in one NCHA semifinal game. The other semifinal has UW-Stout playing at St. Norbert.
The Superior High School boys hockey team opened the WIAA playoffs with a 11-1 victory over the Webster Blizzard Thursday night before a Wessman Arena crowd of around 500. The Spartans, now 12-9 on the season, host Amery (16-5) at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Warriors advanced with a 6-5 overtime win over River Falls Thursday night. "We scored some goals, scored two short-handers and the fourth line scored twice, you couldn't ask for anything more," SHS coach Jason Kalin said. "It was a tough game against a weaker opponent, but our focus was there. "Tuesday's definitely going to be different.
For the second straight year, the University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets ended the regular season with a two-game sweep of the College of St.
Corey Stark must have had a lucky rabbits foot in his breezers Saturday night at Wessman Arena. The University of Wisconsin-Superior freshman turned a couple of potential mistakes into second-period goals to help the Yellowjackets hand UW-Stout its first conference loss with a 4-2 victory. With the game tied 1-1 early in the second period, Stark and teammate Chris Berry got stuck deep in their offensive zone as Stout started to take the puck the other way. But UWS defenseman Brian Bina kept the puck from leaving the zone and the next thing you know Berry is making a move on Stout's goalie a
If Hudson's 6-5 win over the Superior High School boys hockey team Saturday afternoon at Wessman Arena is any indication of what to expect with the upcoming WIAA playoffs, things should be very exciting. Despite the loss, the Spartans (10-8) still got the No. 1 seed at Sunday's seeding meeting and will host the winner of the Spooner/Shell Lake and Webster Co-op game at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15. "We thought there was a chance we'd get the No. 2 seed, just because Hudson beat us so late in the season," SHS coach Jason Kalin said.
Lindsey Lindstrom scored 16 of her game-high 21 points in the second half to lead the Superior High School girls basketball team to a 41-35 victory over the Ashland Oredockers Thursday night at the SHS gym. Lindstrom also grabbed nine rebounds and blocked six shots as the Spartans improved to 10-5 overall and 8-0 in the Lake Superior Conference. The contest was worth four points in the LSC, where the Spartans have 20 points.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team fell out of first place in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association over the weekend with a loss and a tie. After UWS fell to the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds 3-1 Friday afternoon, UW-River Falls scored a power-play goal with 5:52 remaining to pull out a 3-3 tie on Saturday afternoon. Both games were played at Wessman Arena. River Falls (10-5-4 overall) is now in first place with 14 points on an NCHA record of 6-2-2. The Yellowjackets (14-3-1) have 13 points in the NCHA with a 6-3-1 record.
The Armadillos from Thunder Bay defeated Superior's Need a Fifth 16-14 in the championship game of the 2007 Great Lakes Classic Pond Hockey Tournament Sunday afternoon at Barker's Island. Members of the winning team are Jeremy Enders, Jamie Dowson, Ryan Johnson and Ryan Sustawenko. The Armadillos have competed in all three Superior pond hockey tournaments, losing in the semifinals last year.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team lost to the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds 3-1 Friday afternoon before a crowd of around 200 at Wessman Arena. UWEC scored three straight goals, two in the first period and one in the second, before UWS got on the board with Erin Kegley's score 35 seconds into the third period. Superior outshot Eau Claire 12-3 in the second period and 11-6 in the third, but Blugold goaltender Mikaela Jobman picked up the win with 28 saves. UWS goaltender Melissa Kunzelman had 12 saves in a losing effort. The loss drops the Yellowjackets to 14-3 overall and
The University of Wisconsin-Superior women's basketball lost to the UW-River Falls Falcons 79-61 Wednesday night at Mertz Mortorelli Gym. The Yellowjackets trailed by 21 points (44-23) at the half, and by 30 points seven minutes into the second half.