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When Reagan Ruffi was named the 2017 Superior Telegram Player of the Year, it was hard to imagine having a better season that included a school-record 1,791 yards rushing with 22 touchdowns. But the future Minnesota Duluth Bulldog outdid himself by topping his single-season rushing record with 1,981 yards and shattering the single-season touchdown record with 35. Those accomplishments led to Ruffi being named the Superior Telegram Player of the Year for the second straight season.
With a starting line up of five seniors, including their top three scorers from a season ago, Superior boys basketball coach Jake Smith has high expectations for his Spartans heading into the 2017-18 season.
There will be a new coach on the sidelines for the Northwestern High School girls basketball team this season.
Under the guidance of second-year head coach Marc Franta, the SHS girls hockey team will look to improve on last season’s 6-17 record.
Among the four returning starters are the top three scorers from a year ago.
The Yellowjackets open their season this weekend by hosting the ninth annual Merrill Thompson Tip-Off Classic.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men’s soccer team will be back on familiar turf, but the Yellowjackets aren’t taking anything for granted.
Heading into its fourth season in the UMAC, the Yellowjackets have a 48-game regular-season winning streak. Including postseason games, UWS has won 54-straight against UMAC teams.
Nine members of the Superior High School football team were named to Big Rivers Conference All-Conference teams for the 2018 season.