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June 1, 2012
The Cloquet softball girls hoist the Section 7AA Championship trophy after beating Hibbing 9-0 at Braun Park.  This is the 2nd trip to state (2002 previously) softball in program history for the Lumberjacks. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal
Lumberjacks softball team is going to state!
June 1, 2012 - 9:25am
May 31, 2012
Korby's Corner: Miracle on dirt
May 31, 2012 - 2:50pm
Karlyn Voge is happy with Friday's win. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Bulldogs back in finals against Cherry (again)
May 31, 2012 - 2:32pm
The Cloquet Lumberjacks celebrate after defeating Hermantown in the Section 7AA quarterfinals in Cohasset Tuesday. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal. See photo gallery attached to this story or more at
Cloquet softball team one game away from state
May 31, 2012 - 1:30pm
May 25, 2012
Lumberjacks Lizz Jezierski (left) and Dalyce Gustafson celebrate after they scored both Cloquet runs on a wild play in a 2-1 7AA Quarterfinal win vs Hermantown. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal. More photos at
Cloquet upsets number one seed Hermantown in softball playoffs
May 25, 2012 - 8:46pm
Dalyce Gustafson gets a hit for Cloquet in the playoff win against Moose Lake-Willow River at Braun Park on Tuesday. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal
'Jacks earn rematch against Hermantown in section playoffs
May 25, 2012 - 4:24pm
May 11, 2012
Kaitlyn Greene packs powerful punch for ML-WR softball squad
May 11, 2012 - 8:22am
May 10, 2012
Masessa sister act plays softball day and night
May 10, 2012 - 11:19pm
Barnum catcher Karianna Duesler tags out South Ridge's Laurel Morris at the plate Tuesday afternoon in Barnum. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal
South Ridge survives Barnum in closely-contested softball affair
May 10, 2012 - 8:08pm
April 13, 2012
Esko catcher Morgan Pera works during practice Tuesday afternoon. 
Dave Harwig/Pine Journal
Eskomos enter softball season young, yet experienced on the field
April 13, 2012 - 10:19am
April 7, 2012
Photo by Dan Saletel
Bulldogs ready for another softball run in 2012
April 7, 2012 - 9:30am
April 6, 2012
Cloquet softball brings experience back to the field
April 6, 2012 - 6:24am
August 10, 2011
The Minnesota Xplosion, a U-18 traveling softball team based primarily out of Cloquet, poses for a team photo at last weekend's ASA Class B Northern National Tournament held in Rochester, Minn. The Xplosion placed fifth of 20 teams, winning five of their eight games. Team members include (front row, from left) Shania Paulson, Lizz Jezierski, Sasha Fjeran, Kayla Masessa, Kelly Carlson, Makenzie Korby, Brea Vance (back row) Andrea Youngberg, Megan Nelson, coach Steve Jezierski, Vicky Fossland, Chandler Bea...
Xplosion ties for fifth at Nationals
August 10, 2011 - 6:37pm
August 3, 2011
The Minnesota Dynamite celebrates their third place finish at last weekend's ASA Class D State Tournament in Austin, Minn.  They finished the summer with a 25-15 record. Team members include (front, from left) Katie Zezulka and Allie Masessa, (middle) Makayla Langenbrunner, Hailey Ulvi, Kali Kadelbach, Kaylee McMillen and Taylor Leyrer, (back) Coach Ron Tondryk, Coach Mike McMillen, Hazel Erickson, Hailey Martin, Alex Oakes, Kassidy Steen, Sami Westendorf, Coach Tyler Korby and Coach Jerry Erickson. Phot...
Cloquet softball wins third at State
August 3, 2011 - 6:50pm
July 28, 2011
Lizz Jezierski of Cloquet chases down a ball in the outfield for the Xplosion 
during the Lake Superior Tournament in June. 

The team has qualified to attend the ASA Class B northern 
national tournament in Rochester, Minn., in early August.  

Dave Harwig/Pine Journal
Xplosion prepare for national tournament
July 28, 2011 - 9:49am