The Superior Senior High School boys basketball team did it the hard way, finishing strong with 22 fourth-quarter points to defeat Duluth Central 50-47. The Spartans' win, only the fifth in 13 games, avenged a three-point loss to the 10-5 Trojans earlier in the season. Mitch Lindstrom led Superior with 14 points and Terry Mattson added 12. (1980)

The Superior Senior High School and Hermantown girls basketball teams played to a dismal 18-18 tie in the first half, but Lisa Lindstrom took charge and pulled the Spartans to a 50-32 win. She ended up with 24 points, 11 rebounds and two blocked shots. (1981)