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December 12, 2013
News about Cloquet boys basketball and other area teams
CLOQUET -- After his second surgery on his right shoulder last August, Victor Foxx's surgeon sorrowfully told him that he couldn't play basketball this winter. "They said there was no way," Foxx recalled. Yet, after a physician's second opinion from the Mayo Clinic, the Cloquet...
December 12, 2013 - 12:46pm
News about Barnum and Carlton girls basketball and other area teams
BARNUM -- While most teenagers spend their summer soaking up the sun, Daron Mainville was practically up with the sun, practicing her basketball moves in the Barnum gymnasium. "Monday through Friday and every other weekend," said the 6-foot-2 senior center who scored a game-leading...
December 12, 2013 - 11:38am
Diver making shots for Fond du Lac
CLOQUET -- During the Fond du Lac Ojibwe boys basketball practice Monday evening, Jordan Diver stepped outside the gymnasium and took a break from scoring. The sophomore scoring machine already has 79 points in two games as the lethal left-hander has headed the Ogichidaa to a pair...
December 12, 2013 - 9:19am
December 5, 2013
Cloquet boys basketball team 'on fire'
In the game of basketball, there are times when a team's performance or skills are termed to be "on fire." Last week, though, I believe the Cloquet Middle School boys basketball teams redefined that phrase. Getting ready to travel to nearby Barnum for their season opener last Tuesday...
columns / sports
December 5, 2013 - 12:25pm
Defenseless Esko edged by Hawks
ESKO -- Colliding heads with teammate Kole Zuidmulder earlier this season, Hermantown's Cade Zacharias stood outside the locker room Monday evening with the remnants of nine stitches above his left eye. "That's how we practice, I guess," said Zacharais, who scored a team-high 21...
December 5, 2013 - 12:21pm
November 27, 2013
Speedy Cloquet could turn heads this year
CLOQUET -- Kaylee McMillen is nearly a foot shorter than Kassidy Steen, but if the two ever raced, the 5-foot-2 McMillen would get the better of her 6-foot-1 teammate. The Cloquet girls basketball looked better than all of their opponents at Monday night's Lake Superior Conference...
November 27, 2013 - 11:26am
A new era emerges for Esko
ESKO -- Ashley Bergerson admitted she doesn't stand on her tippy toes to make herself look any taller than she is. That's because at a slender 5-foot-10, the Esko junior forward is already the tallest player on her basketball team. Girls basketball for the Eskomos will look different...
November 27, 2013 - 10:16am
November 21, 2013
Big three bring hope to Esko
ESKO -- As an avid basketball player, Casey Staniger has suffered pain, but perhaps the most painful time came when he crutched out of the Target...
November 21, 2013 - 2:39pm
Boys Basketball Preview
CLOQUET -- Cloquet senior Dillon Johnson is your typical catch-and-shoot, right-handed basketball player.
November 21, 2013 - 1:37pm
September 5, 2013
BEYOND THE PRIZE...A tribute to the 1963 Cloquet High School Basketball Team
Gather around good friends and I will tell you a remarkable story. A story that is heartwarming, heart breaking, dramatic -- and true! It happened...
September 5, 2013 - 12:13pm
August 1, 2013
Northern Lights attend National Championships
After qualifying for the Division I AAU State Championships in early May and after an 11th-place finish against the best competition in Minnesota...
August 1, 2013 - 12:16pm
June 13, 2013
Basketball skills camp opens next week
Cloquet High School will offer a boys basketball skills camp this summer for boys entering grades 4-9. The 10-session camp will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-9 a.m. in the Cloquet High School gym on June 18, 20, 25, 27, and July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23 and 25. To register,...
June 13, 2013 - 1:46pm
March 28, 2013
Korby's Corner..Esko's selfless seniors
MINNEAPOLIS -- Late in the second half of a lopsided game with Litchfield in a Minnesota State Boys Basketball Class AA semifinal, Esko senior Mac McComber managed to draw a shooting foul and later make his second free-throw attempt. When the ball went through the Target Center's...
columns / sports
March 28, 2013 - 2:54pm
State tournament experience 'a dream come true'
MINNEAPOLIS -- The day after returning home from the Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament on a pair of crutches, the first thing Esko junior Casey Staniger wanted to do was shoot hoops. "I don't know what I'd do without basketball," said Staniger, who was suffering from an...
March 28, 2013 - 7:50am
March 23, 2013
State Boys Basketball: Esko edged by Annandale
On the final day of the boys basketball season Saturday afternoon, it was Esko which couldn't find their top-scorer on the game's final play. Rather, Annandale's Matt Miller scored the game's final two free-throws with 8.3 seconds remaining to carry the Cardinals by the Eskomos...
March 23, 2013 - 11:29pm