ST. PAUL — Volleyball is game of momentum and seemingly all season long, Carlton controlled their matches when it meant the most. Mostly behind on Friday, that Bulldogs’ season ended...
Isaac Boedigheimer and Anja Maijala have been running together since their Cloquet cross country days first began. And in a sport that is so often seen as an individual one,...
After helping a fallen competitor to the finish line, Esko's Kailee Kiminski was disqualified from the Class A state meet, but she's now a favorite of the media and public alike for her wonderful show of sportsmanship. Kiminski will dine with the governor of Minnesota at a future date.
Cloquet pulled off a 24-21 victory over the Hawks last Friday night at a chilly Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. The sixth-ranked and unbeaten Lumberjacks (10-0), making their second straight and sixth overall state appearance, will face No. 7 DeLaSalle (9-1) in a Class AAAA state quarterfinal at 7 p.m Friday in Lindstrom, Minn. Read about the section championship and a preview of Friday's state game.
The Cardinals clipped Carlton County competitor Wrenshall 40-20 in the Section 5 9-Man football final last Friday at Esko Stadium. Now No. 10 Cromwell-Wright (10-1) will play Kittson County Central (8-2) in a 9-Man state quarterfinal at 7 p.m. Friday at Bemidji State University. Read about the section final and a preview of Friday's state game. FIND MORE PHOTOS ON THE PINE JOURNAL FACEBOOK PAGE
DULUTH—Having scored 344 points entering Thursday's Section 7AA football final, Crosby-Ironton was a respectable contender to challenge mighty Moose Lake-Willow River. Or maybe not. No different than usual, the Rebels...
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.