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Billing signs pro contract with Polish team

Billing signs pro contract with Polish team

ANNA, Ohio – Derek Billing ’14, one of the best all-around players to wear a Lake Superior State basketball uniform, signed a professional contract with Wikana Start Lublin and will compete in Poland’s top professional league. Billing will join the team in mid August and will live in Lublin, a city of 350,000 people in the southeastern part of Poland. […]

by · July 30, 2014 ·
Former NMU assistant Kristen Rogers named LSSU women’s basketball head coach

Former NMU assistant Kristen Rogers named LSSU women’s basketball head coach

SAULT STE. MARIE – Former Wayne State guard and Northern Michigan assistant coach Kristen Rogers has been named head women’s basketball coach at Lake Superior State, Director of Athletics Kris Dunbar announced today. Rogers replaces Shannon Eggers, who resigned in June in order to pursue career opportunities in Texas. Eggers coached the Lakers for two seasons. Rogers, a 2006 graduate […]

by · July 29, 2014 ·
Bud Cooper Memorial Classic Takes Place Sunday, Aug 3

Bud Cooper Memorial Classic Takes Place Sunday, Aug 3

Join your friends at the Bud Cooper Memorial Golf Classic on Sunday, Aug. 3, at Wild Bluff Golf Course in Bay Mills. The two-person scramble, which benefits Laker men’s basketball, starts at 8:30 a.m., rain or shine. Cost to enter is $80 per person, and $10 per person to get in on the skins game. The entry fee includes: – […]

by · July 29, 2014 ·
Joe Shawhan Named Assistant Hockey Coach At Michigan Tech

Joe Shawhan Named Assistant Hockey Coach At Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON, Mich. — Michigan Tech hockey coach Mel Pearson today announced the hiring of Joe Shawhan as assistant coach. Shawhan served as assistant coach at Northern Michigan for the last six seasons. He replaces Damon Whitten, who left to become the head coach at Lake Superior State in April. “I’m extremely pleased to welcome Joe to the Michigan Tech hockey […]

by · July 14, 2014 ·
WCHA Announces Men’s Hockey Schedule for 2014-15

WCHA Announces Men’s Hockey Schedule for 2014-15

The men’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association and Commissioner Bill Robertson today (July 10) announced the 2014-15 composite schedule, highlighted by the return of the WCHA Final Five next March to Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, MN.   The upcoming campaign, which launches the weekend of October 3-5, promises to build on the momentum of a 2013-14 season that featured one […]

by · July 10, 2014 ·
Laker Hockey season tickets are now on sale

Laker Hockey season tickets are now on sale

SAULT STE. MARIE – Season ticket packages for the 2014-15 Lake Superior State hockey season now available for purchase at the Norris Center Ticket Office. The full season packages, which include 14 home games and three playoff games, are $162 for adults and $74 for children. Friday/Sunday Only and Saturday Only packages are $82 for adults and $41 for children. […]

by · July 9, 2014 ·
Aubry joins LSSU Hockey coaching staff

Aubry joins LSSU Hockey coaching staff

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State head hockey coach Damon Whitten has completed his staff by naming Peter Aubry as an assistant coach. Aubry, who spent the past three seasons as an assistant at Mercyhurst after playing nine seasons professionally, is a former goaltender who will specialize in coaching the Lakers’ defense. “I was fortunate that when I was […]

by · June 19, 2014 ·
Soo Blueliners Golf Tourney this Saturday

Soo Blueliners Golf Tourney this Saturday

SAULT STE. MARIE – The 2014 Soo BlueLiners Golf Tournament that benefits the Lake Superior State hockey program is Saturday, June 21, at The Crossings in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. The 18-hole three-person scramble includes men’s, women’s and mixed divisions. It begins with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $75 per person for Soo BlueLiners members […]

by · June 18, 2014 ·
LSSU Volleyball beefs up team with new recruits

LSSU Volleyball beefs up team with new recruits

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State second-year volleyball coach Jennifer Constantino is replenishing the Lakers’ front row by bringing in three middle hitters and two outside hitters. Incoming freshmen Taylor Smith of Marquette, Mich., and Elizabeth Ballor of Okemos, Mich., are both middle hitters, while Tabitha Graham of Brimley, Mich., Brooke Williams of Montrose, Mich., and Alpena Community College […]

by · June 11, 2014 ·
Rich Metro is named Lake Superior State assistant hockey coach

Rich Metro is named Lake Superior State assistant hockey coach

SAULT STE. MARIE – Former Lake Superior State assistant hockey coach Rich Metro is returning to Sault Ste. Marie in a similar role and is eager to re-acclimatize to the 24/7 world of college hockey where he is surrounded by people who share his passion for the game. Metro, who served as LSSU hockey video coordinator and volunteer coach in […]

by · June 10, 2014 ·
Lakers Women’s Basketball Adds Top Post Player

Lakers Women’s Basketball Adds Top Post Player

SAULT STE. MARIE – The Lake Superior State women’s basketball team’s impressive 2014 recruiting class includes another post player. Serbian National Team forward/center Tamara Novic has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for LSSU. Novic (6-2), of Belgrade, Serbia, played prep basketball last season for Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, Mass., where she averaged 10.2 points and 10.1 rebounds […]

by · June 6, 2014 ·
Eagles pick 7 players in NAHL draft

Eagles pick 7 players in NAHL draft

By CHELSEA ZALEWSKI Staff Writer & Hockey Guru Today, the Soo Eagles selected 7 players in the 2014 NAHL Draft. Each team is allowed 30 total players on their roster after the completed draft, meaning the Soo Eagles had 23 combined veterans and tenders before the start of the draft. The team roster must be down to 25 players by […]

by · June 3, 2014 ·
Valdez ties for fifth in NCAA Outdoor high jump

Valdez ties for fifth in NCAA Outdoor high jump

ALLENDALE – Lake Superior State sophomore Robert Valdez tied for fifth in the men’s high jump Friday at the 2014 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Grand Valley State University. The Texas native earned All-America honors. Valdez was one of three NCAA high jumpers to clear 2.10 meters (6-10 3/4). Devin Claypool of Central Missouri State […]

by · June 1, 2014 ·
New CIHL gets UHU approval

New CIHL gets UHU approval

By RANDY RUSSON HockeyNewsNorth.com The sanctioned United Hockey Union — under the umbrella of the Amateur Athletic Union — has officially approved the new Canadian International Hockey League as a member, effective immediately. The UHU executive gave its unanimous endorsement to the CIHL and its founder Tim Clayden at a Friday meeting in Detroit. The CIHL will begin play effective […]

by · May 27, 2014 ·
Sault High softball takes two games from Rudyard

Sault High softball takes two games from Rudyard

  Sault High and Rudyard softball were finally able to get in a game even though the temperature was in the low 40s with a strong, gusting wind.  The two teams met Thursday afternoon at Locey Field in Sault Ste Marie for two game. In the first game, Sault High ended the game after a mere three innings due to […]

by · May 23, 2014 ·