I can’t help but be happy with the progress we are making. We have large numbers in the youth programs and the new wrestlers on the varsity are picking things up very quickly.”
The Minnesota Wilderness have found the going tough in December — with a home sweep by the Janesville Jets over the New Year’s week dropping them to third place in...
“We lost two games this year we should have won,” Esse said, “but what I’m proud of is that no one believed in these players and they are starting to believe in themselves now.
McConnell hopes Tuesday’s win will stop the slide, along with a new attitude in practice.
“Some are ready before others,” Zimny said, “but right now we need more training for some kids to get them comfortable with running gates.”
So good were the ’Jacks, they scored their three goals on only four shots in the third period — getting markers from Kayla Baker, Kiana Bender and Lexi Smalley in a span of 7:35 of the final session.
Erika Fox placed second (and 99 points) in 17:36.6 for the girls, followed by Sylvie Deters in 15th, Franny Slater in 26th, Courtney Gregory in 43rd, Emma Waugh in 47th, and Hanna Zuck in 50th. Maijala was absent.
Cloquet’s Koby Bender will be the second recent Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Lumberjack boys’ hockey player to play for Scott Sandelin at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Bender announced a verbal commitment to play...
Denman is ranked behind only Griffin Parriott of New Prague in The Guillotine’s state rankings in his class.
The Lumberjacks, under the guidance of veteran assistant coach Kyle Young, rode three power-play goals to just their second win over the Greyhounds since 2008 in a 4-3 triumph that may just kickstart their season.