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After his Eskomos stunned No. 3 New London-Spicer in a Class AA state girls basketball quarterfinal last Wednesday, a proud Coach Scott Antonutti said it was the most excited he’d ever seen his girls for a win.
Carlton County is one of the smaller of Minnesota’s 87 counties, but the one with the biggest basketball buzz over the past several weeks.
MINNEAPOLIS -While the Esko girls basketball team has been on a great run this March, it was a late first-half run by Kenyon-Wanamingo that proved too powerful. Powered by their...
MINNEAPOLIS - As good of a run as the Esko girls basketball team has been on in March, it's been a late first-half run by Kenyon-Wanamingo that has been the...
The Esko girls basketball team won the Section 7AA title over rival Barnum at Romano Gymnasium in Duluth, just hours after the Esko boys became the school’s first-ever state basketball champions, winning the Class AA crown over Annandale at Target Center in Minneapolis.
“Esko’s Corner” is an enormous 387-page hardcover history book of the small Carlton County community. They’d better add pages 388 and 389 following one special Saturday. On that momentous day...
The third-seeded Fire — with nine players standing 6-foot-2 or taller — used their height advantage to top the unseeded Lumberjacks 63-41 in last week’s Class AAA quarterfinal at the University of Minnesota’s Williams Arena in Minneapolis.
MINNEAPOLIS—Like only Trevontae Brown and the Fond du Lac Ojibwe boys basketball team know how to do, they finished their season on Saturday running and gunning. Brown tied a Minnesota...
High school basketball’s top prize went to the Eskomos after they defeated Annandale 60-41 in the Class AA state championship Saturday at Target Center in Minneapolis — and Esko became the first northeastern Minnesota school to win it all since Chisholm claimed the Class A crown in 1991.
Scott Antonutti’s Eskomos edged the Bombers 38-32 to claim the Section 7AA championship at Romano Gymnasium in Duluth Saturday and advance into this week’s state tournament for the first time since 2007.