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Cardinals & Ogichidaa

March 24, 2016
Cromwell-Wright eighth-grader Taya Hakamaki drives to the basket during Thursday's Class A quarterfinal against Wheaton-Herman-Norcross at Mariucci Arena.Hakamaki scored five points in their 70-55 loss. Dave Harwig/
Soaring season for Cards ends at state
March 24, 2016 - 4:25pm
March 17, 2016
State girls basketball: Cards can’t contain Warriors
March 17, 2016 - 9:26pm
Cardinals can’t slow Warriors; trail at half
March 17, 2016 - 3:39pm
The ecstatic members of the Cromwell-Wright girls basketball team celebrate their Section 5A championship Friday night in Crosby, Minn. The game was a close one, with 24 lead changes, including the final one that vaulted the Cardinals over the Tigers. Photos by Dave Harwig/
Cards capture section, surge on to state
March 17, 2016 - 8:15am
March 11, 2016
Cardinals move onto final against talented Tigers
March 11, 2016 - 2:33pm
March 10, 2016
Fond du Lac High School's Justin Brown shoots a jumper during the Section 7A semi-final vs. Mountain Iron-Buhl in Hibbing.
Ogichidaag fall in section semi-final
March 10, 2016 - 1:25pm
March 3, 2016
Cardinals take new path for old goal
March 3, 2016 - 4:53pm
March 2, 2016

South Ridge senior Zach Johnson sets up a play against Fond du Lac Ojibwe senior Lester Williamson and the Ogichidaag in the Section 7A quarterfinals Saturday. Fond du Lac Ojibwe defeated South Ridge 83-67 to advance to the semifinals against Mountain Iron-Buhl at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Hibbing. Photo courtesy of Northland Sports Online
Ogichidaag advance to section semifinals with win over South Ridge
March 2, 2016 - 4:29pm
February 25, 2016
South Ridge's Jake Carlson shoots a three-pointer versus Esko in January. Dave Harwig/
Panthers, Ogichidaag set for postseason
February 25, 2016 - 3:40pm
January 28, 2016
Carlton junior Eric Soderstrom blocks a shot of Fond du Lac Ojibwe senior Nakyle Misquadance during Tuesday night's basketball game. The Ogichidaag defeated the Bulldogs 104-79. Dave Harwig/
Ogichidaag overpower Bulldogs
January 28, 2016 - 4:57pm
January 8, 2016
Natalee (from left), Shaily, Teana, Andrea, Taya and Amanda Hakamaki all play girls basketball for Cromwell-Wright. The three sets of sisters, all cousins, live within 40 acres of each other and have honed their skills at Taya and Teana's homemade, heated and painted indoor basketball court. Tyler Korby/
KORBY’S CORNER: The House that Hakamaki built
January 8, 2016 - 3:02pm
Fond du Lac Ojibwe’s Lester Williamson makes a basket between two Mesabi Academy defenders during Tuesday night's basketball game. The Ogichidaag won 83-45. Dave Harwig/
Ogichidaag field new players, same styles and smiles
January 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 25, 2015
Family-centered Cardinals cruise by young Wrens team
December 25, 2015 - 8:58pm
Cromwell-Wright’s Chelsea Swatek drives the lane during Saturday morning's basketball scrimmages in Esko. Dave Harwig/
Lady Cardinals create chaos on the court
November 25, 2015 - 2:51pm
October 23, 2015
Cromwell Junior Eli Warpula jumps over Floodwood player during the 7AA semifinals Saturday evening in Cromwell. Photo by Spencer Nynas for the Pine Journal
SECTION 5 9-MAN FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Polar Bears crush Cardinals hopes for state run
October 23, 2015 - 3:17pm