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LSSU signs two guards for men’s basketball

LSSU signs two guards for men’s basketball

SAULT STE. MARIE – Guards Carson Manger of New Bremen, Ohio, and Blake Marquardt of Oshkosh, Wis., have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball at Lake Superior State, Lakers coach Steve Hettinga announced today. Manger, a 6-3 wing, averaged 16.1 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game for New Bremen High School in 2013-14. He is a […]

by · November 20, 2014 ·
LSSU to host Kentucky Wesleyan and Algoma U in men’s basketball non-conference action

LSSU to host Kentucky Wesleyan and Algoma U in men’s basketball non-conference action

SAULT STE. MARIE – The Lake Superior State men’s basketball team has two more games of preparation before taking on the daunting task of defending its Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular-season championship. The Lakers, coming off last weekend’s 1-1 finish in Nashville, Tenn., play host to Great Midwest Athletic Conference foe Kentucky Wesleyan at 1 p.m. Saturday, then take […]

by · November 19, 2014 ·
Lakers Women’s Basketball remain undefeated

Lakers Women’s Basketball remain undefeated

SAULT STE. MARIE – Seniors Stephanie Fisher and Kandace Crittendon paced the Lake Superior State women’s basketball team to a season-opening win by combining for 38 points and nine rebounds during a 71-58 victory over McKendree. The Lakers and Bearcats met in Game 2 of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference vs. Great Lakes Valley Conference Challenge at Bud Cooper […]

by · November 17, 2014 ·
After a weekend off, LSSU travels to Huntsville in WCHA action

After a weekend off, LSSU travels to Huntsville in WCHA action

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Lake Superior State comes out of a bye week rested and prepared to travel to Huntsville, Ala., to face Western Collegiate Hockey Association foe Alabama-Huntsville. The Chargers (1-7-2, 0-4-0), who are 1-1-2 in their last four games, currently sit tied with Alaska-Fairbanks for ninth place in the WCHA standings, while the Lakers (1-9-0, 1-5-0) moved […]

by · November 13, 2014 ·
LSSU to host women’s basketball GLIAC vs. GLVC Challenge

LSSU to host women’s basketball GLIAC vs. GLVC Challenge

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State officially opens its men’s and women’s basketball seasons with games against the always-tough Great Lakes Valley Conference. While the Laker women play host Friday and Saturday to GLVC opponents McKendree and Illinois-Springfield, along with Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival Hillsdale, the Laker men are competing in Nashville, Tenn. The LSSU women tip […]

by · November 12, 2014 ·
Eagles Drop Two Games, Take Three Points

Eagles Drop Two Games, Take Three Points

By CHELSEA ZALEWSKI Staff Writer and Hockey Guru The Soo Eagles battled hard this weekend against the Springfield Jr Blues and managed three of the six points up for grabs. After the long weekend, which began on Thursday, the Eagles managed to stay in 2nd place in the standings, two points behind Janesville and seven points ahead of Johnstown and […]

by · November 10, 2014 ·
Lakers top Madonna in exhibition basketball

Lakers top Madonna in exhibition basketball

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State senior Stephanie Fisher and sophomore Mackenzie Edwards combined to make nine three-pointers and score 42 points while leading the Lake Superior State women’s basketball team to a hard-fought 86-80 exhibition victory over Madonna on Saturday at Bud Cooper Gymnasium. Fisher, who averaged a team-leading 11.6 points per game for the Lakers last season, […]

by · November 10, 2014 ·
Drobish finishes career 4th on all-time digs list

Drobish finishes career 4th on all-time digs list

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State senior libero Meghan Drobish totaled 12 digs during Sunday’s season-ending 3-0 loss to Northwood concluded her collegiate volleyball career ranked fourth on LSSU’s all-time digs list. Drobish, a transfer from Mott Community College, totaled 380 digs this season and finished with 1,185 digs despite playing only three seasons at LSSU. She ranks ninth […]

by · November 10, 2014 ·
Free Admission to watch LSSU Women’s Basketball on Saturday

Free Admission to watch LSSU Women’s Basketball on Saturday

SAULT STE. MARIE – Admission is free for Saturday’s Lake Superior State women’s basketball exhibition game against Madonna. The Lakers and Crusaders meet at 5 p.m. in Bud Cooper Gymnasium in the finale of a basketball triple-header that includes a junior varsity men’s basketball game at 11:30 a.m. and a men’s varsity scrimmage. The Laker women officially open their season […]

by · November 7, 2014 ·
Indians take revenge on earlier loss – shutout Cleveland this weekend

Indians take revenge on earlier loss – shutout Cleveland this weekend

Two weeks ago, the Soo Indians AAA hockey team traveled to Cleveland.  The Indians won the first gameAfter suffering a heart-breaking, last second loss in Cleveland two weeks ago, the Soo Indians had their chance for revenge when they hosted Cleveland this past weekend in a two-game series.  The Soo won the first game and were content with a tie […]

by · November 3, 2014 ·
Keating Named NAHL North Division Star of the Week

Keating Named NAHL North Division Star of the Week

After being swept at home the weekend before, the Soo Eagles were on a mission this weekend as they beat their in-state rivals on the road in a sweep over the Michigan Warriors. Veteran goalie Sean Keating, 20, stepped up in a big way to spark his club to the sweep. The native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, wasn’t the original […]

by · October 30, 2014 ·
Chris Yanni Memorial Invitational Results In The Book

Chris Yanni Memorial Invitational Results In The Book

SAULT STE. MARIE – Junior Adam Birkeland placed fourth and sophomore Ryan Rogers finished ninth to lead Lake Superior State at the inaugural Chris Yanni Memorial Invitational cross country meet held Saturday at Tanglewood Marsh Golf Course. Birkeland clocked a 26:18.39 on the 8,000-meter course and finished behind three Wayne State runners. WSU swept the men’s and women’s team titles. […]

by · October 25, 2014 ·
Indians come within seconds of going undefeated in Cleveland

Indians come within seconds of going undefeated in Cleveland

The Soo Indians Midget AAA hockey team travelled to Cleveland, OH this past weekend and came within seconds of leaving undefeated. Saturday’s game had Evan Augustine and Chris Hazen put the Soo up 2-0. Twelve minutes into the third period, however, a major scrum broke out in the Indians’ crease resulting in the ejection of Indians Goaltender Brandon Gordon and […]

by · October 20, 2014 ·
Soo Eagles Forward Nick Belger

Nick Belger named NAHL North Division Star of the Week

Coming off an injury, Soo forward Nick Belger, 20, returned with a big statement this past weekend as the Yorktown Heights, New York native helped the Eagles sweep a home series from the Minnesota Wilderness. Belger (6’0/182) totaled eight goals in the two wins, which included a goal and seven assists. On Friday, Belger had four assists, including on the […]

by · October 15, 2014 ·
Winless LSSU and Notre Dame meet this weekend

Winless LSSU and Notre Dame meet this weekend

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Lake Superior State and former Central Collegiate Hockey Association rival Notre Dame are both seeking their first win of 2014-15 heading into this weekend’s series in Notre Dame, Ind. Friday’s series opener is slated for a 7:35 p.m. ET start time, while the Saturday series closer will start at 6:05 p.m. ET. Both games of […]

by · October 14, 2014 ·