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Puck hunter: Cohasset native Shepard wins NCHC honors

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Cohasset, Minn. native and University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) sophomore Hunter Shepard has been named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) goaltender of the week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

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UMD's Rooney, USA women have gold medal game date with Canada

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Maddie Rooney made 14 saves on Sunday night, posting her first-ever Olympic shutout as the United States women's hockey team beat Finland 5-0 to advance to the gold medal game of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

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UW-Superior Ruehl wins third straight UMAC track and field award

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UW-Superior senior Svenja Ruehl has been named the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) women's indoor field athlete of the week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

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St. Scholastica's Helgeson, Kling grab UMAC track and field honors

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St. Scholastica sophomores Wyatt Helgeson and Anika Kling have been named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) track and field athletes of the week, it was announced on Monday.

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Roth, USA women keep playoff hopes alive with big win over China

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Nina Roth and the United States women's curling team got its first back-to-back wins of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Monday morning, beating China 10-4 in round robin play at the Gangneung Curling Centre.

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After weekend sweep, UMD men up two spots to No. 9 in USCHO poll

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team moved up two spots to No. 9 in this week's United States College Hockey Online (USCHO) Division I poll, which was released on Monday morning.

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Superior native Lindstrom named Horizon League player of the week

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Superior, Wis. native and UW-Green Bay senior forward Jessica Lindstrom has been named the Horizon League women's basketball player of the week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

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Port Wing native Gustafson named to Big Ten honor roll

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Port Wing, Wis. native and Iowa junior forward Megan Gustafson has been named to the Big Ten women's basketball honor roll, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

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Minnesota uses three-goal second period, gets rare road win over New York

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Matt Cullen and Tyler Ennis scored in Minnesota's three-goal second period, and the Wild beat the New York Islanders 5-3 Monday.

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Roth, USA women narrowly defeat Denmark in PyeongChang

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It came down to the final shot on Sunday night, but Nina Roth and the United States women's curling team earned a bounce-back 7-6 win over Denmark in the preliminary round of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. 

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Three Northland hoopsters named semifinalists for McDonald Award

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Three Northland basketball players have been named semifinalists for the 2018 McDonald Award, it was announced on Sunday by the Minnesota Boys Basketball Coaches Association. 

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Norway takes lead in sixth end, holds on to beat USA men

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The Norway men's curling team grabbed three points in the sixth end to take the lead, which was never relinquished in an 8-5 win over the United States on Sunday morning at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. 

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US to play Slovakia in Olympic hockey qualification playoff

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The United States will play Slovakia in the qualification round of the Olympic men's hockey tournament playoffs, with a potential quarterfinal against the Czech Republic. 

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Shepard dominant again, No. 11 UMD men sweep Miami Video included

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Cohasset, Minn. native Hunter Shepard was impressive on Friday night with a 16-save shutout, but he did one better in the series finale on Saturday night at AMSOIL Arena against Miami University. 

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Hibbing/Chisholm, North Shore, Grand Rapids advance in section tournament

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The Hibbing/Chisholm and North Shore boys' hockey teams both won on Saturday to advance to the Section 7A quarterfinals, while Grand Rapids picked up a win to move on to the Section 7AA quarterfinals. 

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Mrazova, UMD women close out regular season with sweep of Mavericks

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Senior forward Katerina Mrazova scored two goals in the last regular season game of her collegiate career on Saturday, lifting the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey team past MSU-Mankato 3-2 on Saturday at the Verizon Center.  

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Ritchie scores in 11th round of SO, Ducks beat Wild 3-2

Nick Ritchie scored in the 11th round of a shootout and John Gibson stopped seven straight shots in the Anaheim Ducks' 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.

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Kidd, Allen headline finalists for 2018 HOF class

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Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Balanced scoring helps Denfeld boys edge Patriots, extend winning streak to seven Video included

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Four players scored in double figures as the Duluth Denfeld boys' basketball team defeated Minneapolis Patrick Henry 72-69 on Saturday to extend its winning streak to seven games.  

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Superior's Lindstrom gets record, No. 19 Green Bay women whip Penguins

Jessica Lindstrom because the all-time double-double leader and No. 19 Green Bay outscored Youngstown State 21-0 in the third quarter on Saturday and coasted to a 67-42 win.

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Canadian women's curlers nab 1st Pyeongchang win against US

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Canada's women's curling team has nabbed their first win of the Pyeongchang Olympics' round robin with an 11-3 victory over the U.S. 

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Russia beats US men 4-0 in Olympic hockey

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Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians outplayed, outhit and outclassed the United States in a convincing 4-0 shutout Saturday night as each team wrapped up pool play at the Olympics. 

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Proctor-Hermantown girls draw No. 3 seed Red Wing in state quarterfinals Video included

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The unseeded Proctor-Hermantown girls' hockey team will play No. 3 seed Red Wing to open the MSHSL Class A state tournament, it was announced on Saturday morning.  

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Shepard, Anderson pace UMD men in 4-0 rout of Miami Video included

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Cohasset, Minn. native Hunter Shepard pitched his fourth shutout of the season and Mikey Anderson had two points to lift the No. 11 University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team to a 4-0 win over Miami University on Friday at AMSOIL Arena.  

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Convery, UMD women stymie Mavericks in series opener

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Jessica Convery stopped all 26 shots she saw on Friday, leading the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey team to a 2-0 win over MSU-Mankato at the Verizon Center. 

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Yellowjackets score early, but fall to Falcons to open WIAC playoffs Video included

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The University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) men's hockey team scored the game's opening goal on Friday night, but the University of Wisconsin-River Falls ran away with a 7-1 win at Wessman Arena to begin the WIAC playoffs. 

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Seeds, pairings announced for Section 7A, 7AA boys' hockey tournaments Video included

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It was announced on Friday that Hermantown and Duluth East will be the top seeds in the MSHSL Section 7A and 7AA tournaments, respectively. 

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Duluth Marshall qualifies for finals, finishes 6th at state jazz competition

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The Duluth Marshall girls' dance team claimed 6th place at the MSHSL Class A jazz competition on Friday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn.  

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Bremer steps down after three seasons as Duluth East boys' soccer coach Video included

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Nick Bremer is stepping down as the head coach of the Duluth East boys' soccer team, the school announced on Friday night.  

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UMD's Kuhlman, Duluth native Peterson named Senior CLASS Award finalists Video included

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) captain Karson Kuhlman and Duluth, Minn. native Judd Peterson have been selected as finalists for the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award, it was announced on Friday evening. 

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Fast start lifts USA men to 9-5 rout of Denmark

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The United States men's curling team jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the fourth end, which was enough cushion to defeat Denmark 9-5 in the preliminary round at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games on Friday.  

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Two Harbors Curling Club to host 2019 Junior National Championships

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For the first time since 2006, the Junior National Curling Championships will return to the Northland next year in Two Harbors.

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Grand Rapids' Beckrich wins state nordic ski title, Proctor-Hermantown's Bettendorf a runner-up Video included

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Grand Rapids junior Garrett Beckrich had an 11 second lead after the morning's 5-kilometer freestyle, and he needed nearly all of that to hold onto the MSHSL boys' nordic ski championship on Thursday afternoon at Giant's Ridge.

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After banner raised for Flip, Gibson leads Minnesota to win over LA

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Taj Gibson scored a season-high 28 points and Jimmy Butler added 24, providing the Minnesota Timberwolves with the production and energy for a 119-111 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.

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Dalbec scores twice, Superior boys cruise through home playoff opener

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Trevor Dalbec scored two goals and Luke Drougas had four assists on Thursday night, leading the Superior boys' hockey team to a 6-1 win over River Falls in the WIAA regional playoffs.

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Jokic, Antetokounmpo record triple doubles as Denver beats Milwaukee

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Nikola Jokic had a triple-double wrapped up in the first half, and the Denver Nuggets put together one of the best 3-point shooting nights in league history in a 134-123 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night.

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Ovechkin's four-point night leads Washington past Minnesota

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Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 34th goal and had three assists, and Tom Wilson scored twice for the Washington Capitals in a 5-2 win against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

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Happ's double double leads Wisconsin men past No. 6 Purdue

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Ethan Happ had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Wisconsin secured its biggest win of a challenging season, beating No. 6 Purdue 57-53 on Thursday night.

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Slow start dooms USA men against Sweden, which was near perfect

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The Sweden men's curling team jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first end, and that was just the start of a dominating 10-4 win over the United States in the preliminary round at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

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Minnesota C Lynch drops appeal, maintains innocence over sexual assault allegations

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 An attorney for Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch says the senior center is dropping his appeal of sexual assault allegations but still maintains his innocence.

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Three Northland natives among finalists for 2018 Minnesota Mr. Hockey Video included

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Duluth East's Garrett Worth and Luke LaMaster along with Duluth Marshall's George Grannis are among the finalists for the 2018 Minnesota Mr. Hockey award, it was announced on Thursday.

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St. Scholastica baseball a unanimous favorite in UMAC preseason poll

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The St. Scholastica baseball team is a unanimous favorite in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) preseason coaches' poll, which was released on Thursday afternoon.

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Roth, USA women can't rally from early deficit in loss to Switzerland

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Nina Roth and the United States women's curling team fell behind 5-1 after five ends on Thursday morning, and a late rally fell short in what ended as a 6-5 loss to Switzerland in the preliminary round of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

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UMD recruits Hughes, Linser named finalists for Minnesota's Ms. Hockey

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Centennial senior forwards and University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey recruits Gabbie Hughes and Anneke Linser have been named finalists for the 2018 Minnesota Ms. Hockey award, it was announced on Thursday.

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UMD's Rooney, USA drop preliminary game to Canada in PyeongChang

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) goaltender Maddie Rooney made 21 saves on Wednesday night, but she and the United States women's hockey team fell 2-1 to Canada in the preliminary round at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

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Five-point end buoys Italy, which holds off furious rally from United States men

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A five-point third end gave Italy a commanding lead, but the United States men's curling team nearly completed a dramatic comeback early Thursday morning at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

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Thomas scores twice, Proctor-Hermantown girls win Section 7A championship Video included

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Torii Thomas said Tuesday she didn't like the feeling of not playing at the state tournament last season, and she certainly did her part Wednesday to remedy that problem for the Proctor-Hermantown girls' hockey team.

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Back from break, UMD's Sandelin searching for increased intensity Video included

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There were no ifs, ands, or buts about it --- University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey head coach Scott Sandelin wasn't pleased on Wednesday afternoon when talking about his team's recent play.

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With blazing second run, Hermantown's Danelski claims state alpine ski title Video included

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Hermantown senior Austin Danelski fell on his second run at last year's MSHSL alpine ski meet, so he knew the risk Wednesday afternoon as he stood in the starting gate in third place after the morning's first run. Go for it, and you might get nothing.

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Duluth's Geving, USA women get first preliminary win in PyeongChang

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Nina Roth and the United States women's curling team bounced back in a big way on Wednesday night, beating Great Britain 7-4 in the preliminary round of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

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Silent but deadly, Barnum's Newman cementing himself as an all-time Saints great Video included

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On the court, actions speak louder than words. Case in point: Barnum, Minn. native and St. Scholastica junior guard Brandon Newman.  

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With home ice on the line, UMD women in need of energy at Mankato Video included

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With just two games left in the 2017-18 regular season, something's clear about this year's University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey team --- they're at their best when they're playing with energy.

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Former St. Scholastica, UMD hockey coach Workman dies at age 47

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Former St. Scholastica men's hockey player and head coach Mark Workman has died at the age of 47, the school confirmed via Twitter on Wednesday afternoon.

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St. Scholastica softball expected to win 10th straight UMAC title, says preseason poll

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The St. Scholastica softball team has been picked as the preseason favorite in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) preseason coaches' poll, which was released on Wednesday afternoon.

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Spring has sprung, Milwaukee pitchers and catchers report in Arizona

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Spring training has arrived for the Milwaukee Brewers. Pitchers and catchers have reported to the team's spring complex in Phoenix, with the first workouts scheduled for Thursday.

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Chisholm's Shuster, USA men win Olympic curling opener over Korea

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Chisholm, Minn. native John Shuster made some big shots early on Tuesday night, leading the United States men's curling team to an 11-7 win over South Korea at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

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Anderson, Thomeczek lead St. Scholastica women to win over UW-Superior

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Rachel Anderson scored two goals and Lexi Thomeczek made 45 saves on Tuesday night, leading the St. Scholastica women's hockey team to a 5-1 win over Twin Ports rival UW-Superior.

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After missing 7A finals last season, Proctor-Hermantown girls now back on track Video included

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The Proctor-Hermantown girls' hockey team had made it to four straight Section 7A championship games before last season, and that had become the expectation of the program.

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Hermantown native Pionk gets first NHL assist in loss to Minnesota

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Devan Dubnyk made 32 saves, and Minnesota's early three-goal lead held up in 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.

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Duluth East's Randolph gets win No. 617, moves into third all-time

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Duluth East boys' hockey coach Mike Randolph is now the third winningest coach in Minnesota history.

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Duluth native Beaulieu named WCHA defensive player of the week

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Duluth, Minn. native and Northern Michigan sophomore defenseman Phil Beaulieu has been named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) men's defensive player of the week, it was announced on Monday.

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Harden's double double leads Houston past Minnesota for ninth straight win

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James Harden had 34 points, 12 assists and six rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 126-108 on Tuesday night for their ninth straight victory.

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Former UMD defenseman Faulk nets natural hat trick in Carolina win

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Justin Faulk had his first career hat trick, Jeff Skinner scored twice, and the Carolina Hurricanes routed the short-handed Los Angeles Kings 7-3 on Tuesday night.

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Middleton leads balanced attack, Milwaukee knocks off Atlanta at home

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Khris Middleton had 21 points to lead a balanced attack for the Milwaukee Bucks, and All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo hit two key buckets in the final three-plus minutes to spark a 97-92 win on Tuesday night over the Atlanta Hawks.

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Pogatchnik scores 19, Proctor girls extend winning streak to eight games Video included

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Sam Pogatchnik scored a game-high 19 points on Monday night, leading the Proctor girls' basketball team to a 55-37 win over Virginia.

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Cloquet snaps small skid, knocks off Duluth East on the road Video included

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The Cloquet girls' basketball team sprinted to a 61-52 win over Duluth East on Monday night, snapping a short, two-game losing streak for the Lumberjacks.

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UW-Superior's Praska, Ruehl sweep UMAC track and field awards

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UW-Superior senior Svenja Ruehl and junior Kelli Praska swept this week's Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) women's indoor track and field awards, which were announced on Monday afternoon.

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St. Scholastica's Boedigheimer wins second UMAC award in two weeks

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Cloquet, Minn. native and St. Scholastica freshman Isaac Boedigheimer has been named the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) men's indoor track athlete of the week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

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Port Wing native Gustafson named to Naismith Top 30 list Video included

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Port Wing, Wis. native and Iowa women's basketball junior forward Megan Gustafson has been named to the 2018 Naismith Trophy top 30 list, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

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Minnesota recalls C Patton from G League

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The Minnesota Timberwolves have recalled center Justin Patton from their NBA G League affiliate, the Iowa Wolves. The move was made on Monday.

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Winberg, Stalder shine as Sweden, Switzerland lock up quarterfinal spots

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Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey stars Pernilla Winberg and Lara Stalder played big roles on Monday, helping secure spots in the Olympic quarterfinals at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games.

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After idle weekend, UMD men drop to No. 11 in USCHO poll

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team dropped one spot to No. 11 in this week's United States College Hockey Online (USCHO) Division I poll, which was released on Monday morning.

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Canada's Ice Dogs win third straight Super Boot Hockey Tournament Video included

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The Ice Dogs of Thunder Bay, Canada, claimed their third straight Super Boot Hockey Tournament title against Jake's Lawn in the championship game on Sunday at the Buffalo House in Duluth.

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65 skiiers give it their all in Midwest Freestyle Ski Championships

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The Midwest Freestyle Ski Championships gave 65 skiiers the chance to be crowned the the best skiier in the region at Spirit Mountain in Duluth throughout the weekend. 

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Five Bulldogs, former and current, win in Olympic opening games

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey team current goaltender Maddie Rooney and former defenseman Sidney Morin made their Olympic debuts for Team USA in the opening games of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday.

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Towns scores 29 points, Wolves rally to beat Kings 111-106

Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves have used their home court to quickly resolve any issues that have arisen this season on the road.

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US women's hockey rallies to beat Finland 3-1

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The United States women's hockey team has rallied to beat Finland 3-1 to remain perfect when opening an Olympic tournament. 

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Rooney in goal for US women's hockey opener

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) --  Maddie Rooney will be in net for the United States against Finland in the Americans' Olympic opener in women's hockey. 

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Section 7A, 7AA girls' hockey teams advance to title games

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SECTION 7A: The Hibbing/Chisholm girls' hockey team upset top-seeded Duluth Marshall 2-1 on Saturday at Miners Memorial Building to advance to the title game.

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Dubnyk, Wild blank sputtering Blackhawks 3-0

Devan Dubnyk made a season-high 44 saves, Charlie Coyle scored twice and the Minnesota Wild beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-0 on Saturday night.

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Hilltoppers drop fourth game of season to I-Falls, 63-56 Video included

The Duluth Marshall High School girls basketball team lost its fourth game of the season to International Falls on Saturday afternoon at home.  

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Herter nets hat trick, top-ranked Hawks blank Bemidji Video included

The No. 1 Hermantown High School boys' hockey team beat Bemidji High School on Saturday afternoon in the Hawks last home game of the regular season. 

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Even scoring leads Saints to 4-1 victory in regular season finale Video included

Four different College of St. Scholastica (CSS) men's hockey players notched goals in the Saints' 4-1 defeat of Lawrence University in their final game of the regular season on Saturday at Mars Lakeview Arena.

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No. 6 Spartans outshoot No. 3 Old Abes, but come up short for third straight loss Video included

The No. 6 Superior boys' hockey team led No. 3 Eau Claire Memorial in shots on goal 35-18, but the Ole Abes strong third period handed the Spartans their third straight loss 4-1 on Saturday at Wessman Arena.

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Antetokounmpo, Terry lead Bucks over Magic

Giannis Antetokounpo had 32 points and Jason Terry came off the bench to score 11 points in the second half in the Milwaukee Bucks' 111-104 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.

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Ex-Bulldog Stalder debuts in Olympics with a bang, helps Switzerland beat Korea 8-0

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Former University of Minnesota Duluth women's hockey team All-American Lara Stalder scored two goals and tallied one assist as Switzerland blanks the Korean women's team 8-0 to open up the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. 

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Bulldogs avoid season sweep to No. 2 Badgers, shootout ends in 3-3 tie Video included

The University of Minnesota Duluth Women's hockey team and the No. 2 University of Wisconsin hockey team tied 3-3 in overtime on Saturday afternoon at AMSOIL Arena.  

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Hansen scores twice, Hilltoppers hang on to win last regular season home game Video included

The No. 15 Duluth Marshall High School boys hockey team defeated Hill Murray at Mars Lakeview Arena in the team's last home game of the regular season on Saturday afternoon.  

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LaVine scores 35, Bulls beat Butler, Timberwolves 114-113

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CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 35 points against his former team, and the Bulls spoiled Jimmy Butler's return to Chicago with a 114-113 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Butler scored 38 to finish one shy of a season high. 

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Patrick propels Yellowjackets into OT, but results in 1-1 tie with Pointers Video included

The University of Wisconsin-Superior (UWS) women's hockey team's senior Saige Patrick scored a clutch powerplay goal in the third period to tie the game, but a scoreless overtime would end the battle with University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in a 1-1 tie on Friday night at Wessman Arena.

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Heat snap five-game losing streak in Wade's return, win over Bucks

Dwyane Wade returned to Miami with a quiet game, but his mere presence got a rise out of Heat fans, and teammates Hassan Whiteside and Tyler Johnson led the way to a 91-85 victory against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday that...

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No. 2 Badgers best the Bulldogs, earn shutout victory in game one of two-game series Video included

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The No. 2 University of Wisconsin Badgers bested the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Women's hockey team on Friday night in game one of a two-game series at AMSOIL Arena.

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Saints' men's, women's hockey teams "Stick it to Cancer" Video included

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The College of St. Scholastica Men's and Women's hockey teams united to take part in an event called "Stick It to Cancer" which would benefit one of their player's families. 

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I Can Do That: Boxing with Al 'The Haitian Temptation' Sands

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"I can do that." It's something probably every sports fan has said at one time or another, but how often is it actually true? Like most things in life, sports are almost always harder than they seem, and most fans are accustomed to watching the highest level of play possible. That means the athletes are good --- really good --- and what they're doing isn't easy.  KBJR6 Sports is out to prove it.

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Minnesota hires Philadelphia QB coach DeFilippo to run offense

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The Minnesota Vikings have hired Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo as their offensive coordinator.

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Keller's OT goal caps comeback, Arizona knocks off Minnesota

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Clayton Keller scored Arizona's fourth straight goal at 3:55 of overtime to give the Coyotes a 4-3 comeback victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

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Aamodt leads No. 1 seed Duluth Marshall to win in Section 7A playoffs Video included

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Lily Aamodt scored three goals on Thursday night, leading the top-seeded Duluth Marshall girls' hockey team to a 5-1 win over North Shore in the opening round of the Section 7A playoffs.

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In battle of LSC powers. Hermantown girls top Duluth Marshall Video included

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In what was billed as a battle of the best teams in the Lake Superior Conference (LSC), the Hermantown girls' basketball team emerged victorious on Thursday with a 56-49 win over Duluth Marshall.

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For Forsman family, St. Scholastica holds 'Stick It To Cancer' event Video included

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The most important thing about the St. Scholastica men's and women's hockey games on Friday won't be what happens on the ice, but rather how much money is put in the pot.

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Beckrich, Bettendorf lead locals at Section 7 nordic ski meet

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Grand Rapids' Garrett Beckrich and Proctor-Hermantown's Hannah Bettendorf each won individual titles on Thursday afternoon at the Section 7 nordic ski meet at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.

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On senior weekend, UMD seniors not ready to say goodbye Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey team will honor its seven seniors after the series finale this weekend against Wisconsin, but those seniors aren't ready to say goodbye to AMSOIL Arena just yet.

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From Vegas to Duluth, Thomas follows family to UMD football team Video included

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As you scroll the list of 2018 recruits coming to the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football team, you'll see that most are from either Minnesota or Wisconsin. Makes sense, right? 

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Hermantown native, former UMD D Pionk called up by NYR

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Hermantown, Minn. native and former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) defenseman Neal Pionk has been called up by the NHL's New York Rangers, the team announced on Thursday afternoon.

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Minnesota will open 2018 season with WNBA Finals rematch

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The defending champion Minnesota Lynx will start the 2018 season at home May 20 against the Los Angeles Sparks in a rematch of the last two WNBA finals.

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LeBron's last-second block, shot wins high-scoring OT game over Minnesota

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LeBron James hit a jumper over Jimmy Butler at the buzzer in overtime, giving the Cleveland Cavaliers a 140-138 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

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Norlin, UW-Superior women clinch third straight UMAC regular season title

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Hannah Norlin scored 21 points on Tuesday night, leading the UW-Superior women's basketball team to a 59-43 win over Northwestern at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium.

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Barnum's Newman scores 27, St. Scholastica men win ninth straight game

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Barnum, Minn. native Brandon Newman scored 27 points on Wednesday night, leading the St. Scholastica men's basketball team to an 84-71 win over Finlandia.

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With simple approach, Hermantown's Danelski continues to shred the slopes Video included

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On every ski run, there's potential danger lurking around every corner. That's why alpine skiers like Hermantown's Austin Danelski try not to think too much when they're on the slopes. 

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Northland's Person introduced as new head coach of Duluth FC Video included

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Joel Person has been named the new head coach of Duluth FC, the team officially announced during an informal gathering on Wednesday evening in Canal Park.

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Minnesota D Brodin out 3-4 weeks with broken left hand

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Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin will miss the next three to four weeks recovering from a broken left hand. The Wild announced Brodin had surgery Wednesday.

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NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Northland football players put pen to paper

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Football players all across the country were making their college commitments official on Wednesday, and that included several Northland natives getting in on the fun of national signing day.

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Cloquet's Pokornowski, Esko's Matteen highlight UMD's 2018 recruiting class

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Neither Tim Pokornowski or Branden Matteen will play the same primary position in college as they did in high school, but both will be continuing their careers exactly where they wanted to --- the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD). 

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After wild WCHA weekend, UMD welcomes No. 2 Wisconsin to town Video included

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The Wisconsin women's hockey team is pretty well locked in as the top team this season in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA), but that doesn't mean they're unbeatable.

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Mayer, East sign NLIs to play Division II women's soccer

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Duluth East goalkeeper Anna Mayer and Duluth Denfeld midfielder Katie East have signed national letters of intent to play Division II women's soccer, their schools announced on Wednesday afternoon.

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After becoming a star in Sochi, St. Scholastica's Salmela set for another Olympics Video included

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Chad Salmela needed only one race to become the broadcast darling of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, so it's no surprise that he'll be back in the NBC booth this month for the Pyeongchang Games.

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After bad start, Minnesota scores six straight goals in road win

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Jason Zucker tied a career high with his 22nd goal and Devan Dubnyk made 35 saves to help the Minnesota Wild to a 6-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.

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Hayward's Stark leads UMD women, 'Dogs drop pivotal NSIC game to SCSU

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Hayward, Wis. native Katie Stark scored a team-high 13 points on Tuesday night, but she and the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's basketball team lost 71-65 to St. Cloud State.

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Superior's Myer scores 25, UMD men stretch losing streak to six games

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Superior, Wis. native Brandon Myer scored a game-high 25 points on Tuesday night, but he and the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's basketball team fell 76-63 to St. Cloud State.

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Antetokounmpo goes airborne, Milwaukee has now won seven of last eight

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 23 points, jumping over Tim Hardaway Jr. for one high-flying slam, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 103-89 on Tuesday night in a game that featured a knee injury to Kristaps Porzingis.

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Minnesota P Santana to miss start of 2018 season after finger surgery

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Minnesota Twins right-hander Ervin Santana will miss the start of the regular season after undergoing unexpected surgery on his right middle finger. 

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Back-to-back PPGs sparks third period rally, CEC beats 7AA rival Duluth East

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Gavin Rasmussen and Jedd Anich scored back-to-back power play goals on Monday night, lifting the No. 14 Cloquet-Esko-Carlton (C-E-C) boys' hockey team to a 5-3 win over Section 7AA rival Duluth East.

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St. Scholastica, Wade Stadium to host 2018 NCAA regional baseball tournament

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The St. Scholastica baseball team has played in 13 consecutive NCAA Division III regional tournaments, but the program will get the chance in May to do something it never has before. That's host the tournament.

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Milwaukee gets c Zeller from Brooklyn for G Vaughn and draft pick

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The Brooklyn Nets have traded center Tyler Zeller to Milwaukee for guard Rashad Vaughn and a second-round pick.

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Eveleth's Brascugli, Cloquet's Boedigheimer lead St. Scholastica's UMAC honorees

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Three St. Scholastica athletes, including two Northland natives, have received Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) weekly honors in their respective sports, it was announced on Monday.

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After being swept, UMD men fall one spot to No. 10 in USCHO poll

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team moved down one spot to No. 10 in this week's United States College Hockey Online (USCHO) Division I poll, which was released on Monday morning.

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  • Zach Schneider

    Zach Schneider

    Zach is homegrown in the Northland, having gone to high school at Duluth Marshall before graduating summa cum laude in 2010 from St. Scholastica with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

    Zach is homegrown in the Northland, having gone to high school at Duluth Marshall before graduating summa cum laude in 2010 from St. Scholastica with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

  • Alec Bochner

    Alec Bochner

    Alec joined KBJR6 in January of 2016. He worked five months as a General News Reporter before moving into the sports department as the Weekend Sports Anchor in May. A Cincinnati, Ohio native, Alec attended school at Chapman University in Orange, California.

    Alec joined KBJR6 in January of 2016. He worked five months as a General News Reporter before moving into the sports department as the Weekend Sports Anchor in May.

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