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5 area college athletes named UMAC players of the week

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The Upper Midwest Athletic Conference officially announced its Players of the Week and 5 area athletes made the list.

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Schmoll, Smith power UMD softball to sweep of Sioux Falls Video included

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Grand Rapids, Minn. native Hannah Schmoll had five hits and scored five times, and Becky Smith had five hits and drove in six runs to help the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) softball team sweep the University of Sioux Falls on Sunday at Bowden Field in Sioux Falls, SD. 

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UWS tennis teams extend streaks, beat Bethany Lutheran at home Video included

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In their inaugural season, the University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) men's and women's tennis teams have played like experience programs. That continued on Sunday as both defeated Bethany Lutheran at home. 

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Schley, St. Scholastica softball splits doubleheader with Martin Luther Video included

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Maggie Schley drove in three runs at the plate, but was handed the loss on the mound in game two as the St. Scholastica softball team split its double header with Martin Luther College at Saints Field on Sunday.

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St. Scholastica baseball stays hot, sweeps Martin Luther Video included

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The College of St. Scholastica baseball team scored a total of 61 runs this weekend in back-to-back Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) doubleheader sweeps. The Saints allowed only five runs in four games, and remain alone in first place of the UMAC.

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Bring out the bats: St. Scholastica plates 35 runs to sweep Minnesota Morris Video included

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Entering the weekend, the St. Scholastica baseball team had once this season topped 16 runs in a game. The Saints did that twice on Saturday to sweep Minnesota Morris at Wade Stadium. 

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UMD Tennis looks for redemption Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth Tennis team will head to Minnetonka for the NSIC tournament. UMD will face Bemidji State on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Earlier in the season, the Bulldogs fell to the Beavers. UMD looks for redemption as the team will be at full strength this go around.   More>>

Wilderness forces a game 4 with the Bruins Video included

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It was win or go home for the Minnesota Wilderness but they got the job done on their home ice.The Austin Bruins fell 3-2 in the third game of the NAHL first round series.

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White prevails over Maroon in the UMD Spring Football Game Video included

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The 44th annual White and Maroon Spring Football Game was played in front of 888 fans and they put on a show for the crowd.

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Milestones a plenty, UMD softball continues to shine in 2018

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University of Minnesota Duluth moved it's game to Malosky Stadium for its afternoon double header with Northern State.

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UMD Men's Hockey Captain Kuhlman knew 2017-18 was going to be something special

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It's been about two weeks since the University of Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey team captured it's second National Championship. Many members of the team have either started to relax or look ahead to their future playing careers. UMD Captain Karson Kuhlman, who recently signed with the Boston Bruins, says he knew the 2017-18 season was going to be a special one. "It was going to be a good start to the year beating a huge rival in Minnesota. Looking back at it, every win was huge... More>>

Saints baseball splits a double header with Northwestern

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St. Scholastica had to cancel or postpone 14 games this season but they finally were able to play on the turf at Wade Stadium.

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Wilderness learned a lot from previous Bruins meetings

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The first two games of the first round of the NAHL postseason didn't go as planned for the Minnesota Wilderness. The team opened up the series against the Austin Bruins with a pair of losses.

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St. Scholastica's Casey Hovland looks to cap prestigious collegiate running career Video included

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It's been an impressive four years at St. Scholastica senior Casey Hovland. She earned All-American honors in 2017 with the cross country team, and owns 8 record times with the track and field team.

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Saints sweep in home opener double header Video included

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The snow made St. Scholastica's softball diamond muddy and unplayable. Thankfully the Saints were able to go to host its games on turf at Saints Field.

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Best win percentage since 2007, UMD Tennis finds success before NSIC Tournament Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth Tennis team earned the 5 seed in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament. This comes after having the best winning percentage since 2007.

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Governor Dayton proclaims April 18th, "UMD Men's Hockey National Champions Day" Video included

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The National Championship celebration tour continues for the University of Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey Team.

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UMD Men's Hoops narrows search for the next head coach Video included

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The search for the next men's basketball head coach becomes a little bit more clearer for the University of Minnesota Duluth.

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UMD hockey championship special to air Saturday Video included

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Following the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey national championship, KBJR 6 will be airing a 30 minute special to commemorate the team's theatrical postseason journey. The special titled "Unlikely Champions: UMD's road to the Frozen Four Win" will air at 6:30 p.m, immediately following the regularly scheduled 6 p.m. newscast.

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Five local athletes receive weekly UMAC honors Video included

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Five area athletes have been honored as the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) athletes of the week, including St. Scholastica's Aaron Weber, Casey Hovland, and Junior Frank, as well as UW-Superior's Macy Hanson and Katie White.

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Former Bulldog Joey Anderson joins Devils for morning skate Video included

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UMD Sophomore Joey Anderson decided to pass on his two years of eligibility to join the NHL. On Sunday, the Roseville native signed with the New Jersey Devils.

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GOING PRO: UMD F Anderson signs with NHL's New Jersey Devils Video included

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A week after winning the 2018 NCAA Championship, University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) sophomore forward Joey Anderson is forgoing his final two years with the Bulldogs and signed with the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.

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Morin reflects on gold medal win, next career move Video included

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Now an Olympic gold medalist, former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) defenseman Sidney Morin is thinking about her next career move.

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UMD assistant coach Larson leaves for head coaching job at St. Cloud State Video included

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Duluth, Minn. native Brett Larson, who won two national titles serving as the assistant coach for the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) hockey team, is leaving the program to be the head coach at St. Cloud State University, it was announced on Friday. 

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Maddie Rooney to throw out Twins 1st pitch Saturday Video included

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The celebration tour continues for Maddie Rooney as she prepares to take the mound on Saturday.

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Hermantown native, UMD F Thomas signs ATO with AHL's San Antonio Video included

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He scored the eventual game-winning goal in the national championship last week, and now Hermantown, Minn. native and University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) senior forward Jared Thomas has signed with the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League (AHL).  

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Lynx star Whalen will do double duty as UMinnesota coach

Lindsay Whalen is going to be busy this year: She has been named the new women's basketball coach at Minnesota, her alma mater, and will continue to play for the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx.

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After guiding UMD to second national title, Sandelin wins USCHO Coach of the Year Video included

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Scott Sandelin led the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team this season to its second national title since 2011, earning himself USCHO.com Coach of the Year honors, it was announced on Thursday.  

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Hibbing native, UMD D Perunovich named USCHO Rookie of the Year Video included

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Hibbing, Minn. native and University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) freshman Scott Perunovich led his national championship-winning team in scoring this season, and thus has been named the USCHO Rookie of the Year, it was announced Thursday. 

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White, Patrick power UWS softball to sweep of Martin Luther Video included

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Katie White and Saige Patrick combined to drive in 13 runs on Thursday to lift the University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) softball team to a doubleheader sweep of Martin Luther College at Superior High School. 

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With big shoes to fill, Duluth's Schneider aims at long-term success with St Scholastica tennis Video included

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The St. Scholastica men's tennis team had a program-best (20-1) record in 2017 and captured its 18th Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) tournament title. There's big shoes to fill, however, in 2018 after losing several key players. That's where Elliot Schneider comes in.

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Pitching propels UMD softball to sweep of Golden Eagles in home opener Video included

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Breanna Swint, Valerie Hohol and Duluth, Minn. native Ashley Taipale combined to hold Minnesota Crookston to just one run, leading the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) softball team to two wins in its home opener doubleheader on Wednesday at Malosky Stadium. 

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Saltzmann, UMD baseball split doubleheader with St. Cloud State at Wade Stadium Video included

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Chris Saltzmann drove in four runs on Wednesday at Wade Stadium as the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) baseball team split its doubleheader with St. Cloud State. 

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St. Scholastica plates 39 runs, sweeps UW-Superior in UMAC opener Video included

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There was no shortage of offense at Superior High School on Wednesday as the St. Scholastica baseball team scored 39 runs to sweep the University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) in a UMAC-opening doubleheader.  

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NCHC releases UMD's 2018-19 conference schedule

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Less than a week after the 2017-18 season ended, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) unveiled its 96-game schedule for the 2018-19 season on Wednesday. 

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After winning a national title, UMD's Kuhlman signs NHL contract with Boston Video included

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It's been quite the week for Esko, Minn. native and University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) captain Karson Kuhlman. Three days after leading the Bulldogs to their second-ever national championship, the senior forward signed a two-year contract with the NHL's Boston Bruins. 

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UMD's Sandelin: "All it does it make me want to win another one" Video included

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He just finished leading the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team to its second national title, but head coach Scott Sandelin told the media in his last press conference of the season on Tuesday that he's already thinking about raising a third banner. 

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Patrick, UW-Superior sweep Northwestern in home opener Video included

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Senior outfielder Saige Patrick drove in five runs on Tuesday to lead the University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) softball team to a doubleheader sweep of Northwestern at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex.

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Road start, six home games highlight 2018 UMD football schedule Video included

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With roughly five months until the season's first game, the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football team released its full 2018 schedule on Tuesday. 

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Looking back: UMD superfan, 3-year-old Creurer attends second Frozen Four Video included

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There were quite a few University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) fans who attended their first NCAA Frozen Four last week at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Logan Creurer, however, was one of the veteran Frozen Four attendees, and he's just three-years-old. 

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Hibbing native, UMD D Perunovich named season's final NCHC Rookie of the Month

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Hibbing, Minn. native and University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) freshman defenseman Scott Perunovich has been named the NCHC Rookie of the Month for March/April, it was announced on Tuesday.  

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