Defeating Eveleth-Gilbert 44-21 in last Saturday’s Section 7AA semifinal, the Moose Lake-Willow River football team tallied their 49th consecutive victory on their home field.
Junior Jaxson Turner tore off for four first-half touchdowns — including three in the second quarter — easing the host Eskomos to a lead they would never lose in a 35-12 win over the Hilltoppers at a sunny, yet gusty, Esko Stadium.
Kailee Kiminski’s patented kick came in when she needed it most, as the seasoned speedster secured her spot atop the podium by winning — and defending — her Section 7A girls cross country meet title when completing the 4-kilometer course in 15 minutes, 10.3 seconds last Thursday afternoon on a gray day in the mid-40s at Cloquet.
Saturday’s roster will include another Olesiak as Brad’s daughter, Mikayla, helps lead South Ridge into the small school’s first-ever Section 7A volleyball final when they collide with Carlton at 4 p.m. at Duluth Denfeld High School.
The Wrens will look to their defense to lead them to their small school’s second-ever state tournament appearance if they can upset storied Cromwell-Wright in the Section 5 9-Man final at 8 p.m. Halloween night in Esko.
If Tyler Hakamaki's Cromwell-Wright team tops Wrenshall (8-2) in the Section 5 9-Man final on Halloween at 8 p.m. in Esko, it will be his first state trip and best treat in following his father, 25 years later.
CULVER -- The old sports saying goes that defense wins championships. For the Wrenshall football team, the common cliche couldn't be more fitting. The Wrens will look to their defense...
CLOQUET—It's not often Kailee Kiminski runs behind in a race, but that's exactly what the Esko senior faced at Thursday's Section 7A cross country meet. Greenway-Nashwauk's-Keewatin's Elyssa Peterson, a sophomore,...
Wrenshall was sparked to score 27 unanswered points in a 39-8 victory over Carlton to open the Section 5 9-man playoffs Tuesday at Knutson Athletic Field.
Having won eight consecutive Section 7AA football titles by a combined score of 322-93, there are times it can be hard for Coach Dave Louzek to motivate his Moose Lake-Willow...