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Eagles sign another Twin-Soo skater

Eagles sign another Twin-Soo skater

By RANDY RUSSON HockeyNewsNorth.com Make that another area skater who has signed up to play for the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. The Eagles have signed homegrown forward Chris Skinner, Sault This Week has confirmed. A 1996-birth-year skater who hails from the Michigan Soo area, Skinner scored 11 goals in 30 games for the erstwhile Batchewana […]

by · July 30, 2015 ·
Lakers’ Sturgis to host youth tennis clinics

Lakers’ Sturgis to host youth tennis clinics

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.- Lake Superior State men’s and women’s tennis head coach Eric Sturgis has announced a three-day youth tennis clinic running Aug. 11-13. The clinic is designed for children ages 4-12 and welcomes all skill levels. The prices are $40 for children 4-6 years old and $65 for children 7-12 years old. Participants will learn the basics from […]

by · July 29, 2015 ·
Soo Eagles add a speedster

Soo Eagles add a speedster

By RANDY RUSSON HockeyNewsNorth.com Speed demon forward Brad Hofelich has committed to the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. Hofelich, a 5-foot-9, 165 pounder who is blessed with skill and smarts, scored 34 goals, 38 assists, 72 points in 27 games for Novi High Wildcats — a Detroit area school team — in 2014-2015. […]

by · July 20, 2015 ·
Aho, Young Jr. and Rye grab 1st Feature Wins of the Season – Kinross Speedway Results

Aho, Young Jr. and Rye grab 1st Feature Wins of the Season – Kinross Speedway Results

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS FROM 07-19-15 Richmond Gear Weekend Warrior Series – FULL SHOW PRECISION FORESTRY MODIFIEDS (19 CARS) Fast Qualifier – 43 Cody MacLean – 14.380 Dash 1. Bud Gray III  2. Brian Baumgarten  3. Cody MacLean  4. Zack Knight Heat #1 1. Dustin Jackson  2. Chris Stark  3. Dennis Aho  4. Len Bibeau  5. Tyler Noeske  6. Mark Laakso Heat […]

by · July 20, 2015 ·
Gray IV bags 1st-career Feature in Speedpark Opener

Gray IV bags 1st-career Feature in Speedpark Opener

KINROSS, MI – It may have been one week later than anticipated, but the wait was worth it as the Kinross Speedpark kicked off their 2015 racing season and the “Super 7 Racing Series”. After morning drizzle and cloud dampened the track, officials spent the time to get track conditions ready for the days events which pushed back the start […]

by · June 15, 2015 ·
Former UAF hall of famer Mallory Larranaga is named LSSU volleyball head coach

Former UAF hall of famer Mallory Larranaga is named LSSU volleyball head coach

SAULT STE. MARIE – For most new head coaches at Lake Superior State, the challenge of selling a prospect on the upside of living in a small, sports-minded northern Michigan community with long winters would be overwhelming. For Lake Superior State’s new head volleyball coach, Mallory Larranaga, it’s routine. Through hockey, namely the Alaska Gold Kings semi pro team and […]

by · June 14, 2015 ·
Holt named 2015 Sault High softball MVP at awards banquet

Holt named 2015 Sault High softball MVP at awards banquet

SAULT STE. MARIE – Senior shortstop Jenna Holt was named most-valuable player at the 2015 Sault High softball banquet held Monday at Elks Lodge. Holt was part of an accomplished senior class that led the program to its first-ever 20-win season and MHSSCA Academic All-State Team honors. She finished second on Sault High’s career batting average list with a .383 […]

by · June 14, 2015 ·
Rogers names LSSU women’s basketball assistants for 2015-16

Rogers names LSSU women’s basketball assistants for 2015-16

SAULT STE. MARIE – Former Canisius College graduate assistant Logan Fletcher has been named assistant coach and former Laker guard Stephanie Fisher will serve as junior varsity coach for the Lake Superior State women’s basketball program, LSSU head coach Kristen Rogers announced today. Fletcher spent two seasons at Canisius, where he earned a master’s degree in sport administration and worked […]

by · June 14, 2015 ·
Mother Nature 1 – Kinross 0

Mother Nature 1 – Kinross 0

A wall of rain moved into Chippewa County, and the Kinross Speedpark early Sunday morning (June 7th) and lasted through much of the day resulting in the postponement of the track’s start to the 2015 race season. Track officials will now utilize their first rain date of the season, and look to kick-off the “Super 7 Racing Series” this coming […]

by · June 7, 2015 ·
Sault Girls Youth Softball Program begins June 15

Sault Girls Youth Softball Program begins June 15

SAULT STE. MARIE – The Sault Girls Youth Softball Program begins its 25th season on Monday, June 15, at Kaunisto Field. The SGYSP, open to girls ages 8-12, is geared for beginners and young softball players needing to work on basic skills. It includes two-weeks of instruction before players are divided into teams and participate in four weeks of competition […]

by · June 5, 2015 ·
LSSU to conduct youth golf camps at Tanglewood Marsh and The Crossings

LSSU to conduct youth golf camps at Tanglewood Marsh and The Crossings

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State golf coach Brent Pusch and his team will conduct youth golf camps at Tanglewood Marsh and The Crossings golf courses beginning this month. Camps for boys and girls ages 6-18 will run June 15-18 and July 13-16 at Tanglewood Marsh. The June 22-25 session will be held at The Crossings. The cost is […]

by · June 5, 2015 ·
Twenty-five LSSU athletes earn GLIAC All-Academic recognition

Twenty-five LSSU athletes earn GLIAC All-Academic recognition

SAULT STE. MARIE – Twenty-five Lake Superior State spring sport student-athletes, headed by softball players Emily Estep and Taylor Steinhelper, received Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic recognition in 2015. Estep (Onaway, Mich.), with a 3.952 grade point average in biology, had the program’s top GPA, while Steinhelper (Waterford, Mich.), with a 3.950 GPA in exercise science, was a close […]

by · June 5, 2015 ·
Sault High Softball Sets Two Records vs Posen

Sault High Softball Sets Two Records vs Posen

The Sault High softball team broke two school records during Tuesday’s regular-season ending split at Posen. The Blue Devils lost 6-5 in eight innings and won 6-1 to finish the regular season with a 20-14 record. It was their first 20-win season in school history and bettered a previous best mark of 18-13-2 from 2012. Junior Madyson Piche was 4-for-6 […]

by · May 30, 2015 ·
Justin Dieck

LSSU at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Nationals

ALLENDALE – Lake Superior State junior Robert Valdez placed second in the men’s high jump and junior Justin Dieck ninth in the men’s shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which conclude today at Grand Valley State University. Valdez finished second to Jeron Robinson of TAMU-Kingsville after clearing 2.16 meters (7-1) on his second attempt. Robinson cleared […]

by · May 25, 2015 ·
Lakers’ Volleyball Strengthens Team With New Recruits

Lakers’ Volleyball Strengthens Team With New Recruits

SAULT STE. MARIE – Roscommon High School’s female athlete of the year and a Lander University transfer have signed National Letters of Intent to play volleyball at Lake Superior State in 2015. Logan Hutek (5-10) earned 12 varsity letters at Roscommon, and her impressive resume includes scoring 1,000 points in basketball and leading the RHS volleyball team to the Class […]

by · May 19, 2015 ·