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Minnesota State Named 2014-15 Preseason WCHA Favorite by Coaches/Media

Minnesota State Named 2014-15 Preseason WCHA Favorite by Coaches/Media

EDINA, Minn. – Sept. 29, 2014 – Minnesota State, the defending Broadmoor Trophy champion, has been tabbed as the favorite to win the MacNaughton Cup 2014-15 in both the Mankato Free Press WCHA Coaches’ and the Bemidji Pioneer WCHA Media preseason polls. Ferris State, which captured the league’s 2013-14 regular season title before falling to MSU in the Final Five […]

by · September 29, 2014 ·
Owen Headrick to have shoulder surgery

Owen Headrick to have shoulder surgery

By RANDY RUSSON Hockey News North.com Bluechip blueliner Owen Headrick is slated to have shoulder surgery on Wednesday of this week, the youngster’s mother has confirmed to HockeyNewsNorth.com. “Owen will be having surgery to fix a recurring shoulder problem,” Headrick’s mother, Anne, told me. “We don’t have a time length on how long he will be out. But we know […]

by · September 29, 2014 ·
Soo Indians AAA split the weekend with West Michigan

Soo Indians AAA split the weekend with West Michigan

The Soo Indians AAA Hockey Club played host to the West Michigan Hounds this past weekend and walked away with a split. The Hounds opened the scoring Saturday and never fell behind in the score. The Indians were able to tie the score at one point, but West Michigan quickly responded to take the victory. Brenden MacLaren, Chris Hazen, Ethan […]

by · September 29, 2014 ·
Ashland 1, LSSU 0 so far in weekend volleyball series

Ashland 1, LSSU 0 so far in weekend volleyball series

Ashland defeated Lake Superior State 25-17, 25-19, 25-22 Friday during the first of a two-match volleyball homestand at Bud Cooper Gymnasium. The Eagles (3-7 overall, 3-3 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Association) compiled 49 team kills to LSSU’s 28, although the Lakers (1-10 overall, 0-6 GLIAC) had a sold 14 kills during the third set. Janelle Nagy totaled a team-high seven […]

by · September 27, 2014 ·
Meet the Lakers during Sunday’s Laker Hockey Launch

Meet the Lakers during Sunday’s Laker Hockey Launch

SAULT STE. MARIE – Fans and area youth hockey teams are invited to interact with the 2014-15 Lake Superior State hockey team and new head coach Damon Whitten during the inaugural Laker Hockey Launch at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, at Taffy Abel Arena. The event, sponsored by Domino’s Pizza and the Soo BlueLiners, includes a scavenger hunt, free […]

by · September 23, 2014 ·
Soo Indians AAA takes commanding victory over Soo T-Birds AAA 6-3

Soo Indians AAA takes commanding victory over Soo T-Birds AAA 6-3

In the second game of a six game series with the Soo Thunderbirds AAA, the Soo Indians took a one game lead with a commanding 6-3 victory on Wednesday night at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The Thunderbirds jumped out to 1-0 lead early in the first period and held the lead until the 17:21 mark of […]

by · September 19, 2014 ·
Eagles celebrate goal

Soo Eagles Split Opening Weekend

The Soo Eagles are off two a .500 start to the season after splitting their season and home opener series this past weekend against the Janesville Jets. The Pullar was fairly full both nights with average attendance of 779 fans, which always makes for a fun environment for the games. Friday night, the Eagles found themselves down 2-1 to the […]

by · September 17, 2014 ·
NMU defeats LSSU during 40th Anniversary of Lakers Softball and Volleyball

NMU defeats LSSU during 40th Anniversary of Lakers Softball and Volleyball

SAULT STE. MARIE – More than two dozen Lake Superior State softball and volleyball alumni gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the two Laker programs. They were recognized during Saturday’s volleyball match against Northern Michigan. In the midst of the weekend-long festivities, the Wildcats (2-0 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, 2-4 overall) defeated the Lakers, 25-21, 25-13, 25-15. Lisa […]

by · September 14, 2014 ·
Eagles eke one out in season opener

Eagles eke one out in season opener

RANDY RUSSON HockeyNewsNorth.com Bruno Birzitis netted his second goal of the game late in the third period to boost the Soo Eagles to a 3-2 win over the visiting Janesville Jets in the 2014-2015 regular-season opener for both North American Hockey League teams. Friday’s game was played before more than 750 fans at refurbished Pullar Stadium. Raymond Brice also scored […]

by · September 14, 2014 ·
Lakers drop VBall match against Tech

Lakers drop VBall match against Tech

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State rallied back from a 23-19 deficit during the first set of Friday’s home volleyball match against Michigan Tech, but the Huskies held on to win 26-24. MTU carried momentum from the first-set win through the rest of the match and swept the Lakers, 26-24, 25-12, 25-21. Sylvie Rokosh totaled 13 kills and Lauren […]

by · September 14, 2014 ·
LSSU To Celebrate Softball/Volleyball 40th Reunion

LSSU To Celebrate Softball/Volleyball 40th Reunion

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Laker softball and volleyball while hosting a variety of activities this weekend. “Our Laker volleyball program has a great history and my team is excited to bring together all of the strong and athletic women who have built this program,” LSSU volleyball coach Jennifer Constantino said. “All […]

by · September 9, 2014 ·
Lake State Cross Country Run Four Finishes in Top 15

Lake State Cross Country Run Four Finishes in Top 15

BIG RAPIDS – Adam Birkeland placed fourth overall to pace four Lake Superior State men’s cross country team members to top-15 finishes during Saturday’s season-opening Ferris State Invitational. Birkeland finished the 8K course in 27:21.34 for LSSU. Ryan Rogers was seventh in 28:02.45, and was followed by Cole Rieboldt, who was ninth in 28:08.39. Anthony Silva placed 15th in 28:33.48. […]

by · September 9, 2014 ·
LSSU Athletics hires new athletic trainer and director of marketing and ticket sales

LSSU Athletics hires new athletic trainer and director of marketing and ticket sales

SAULT STE. MARIE – The Lake Superior State Department of Athletics today announced the hiring of a new athletic trainer and director of marketing and ticket sales. Laura Ansell, who was formerly a member of the ticket service squad for the Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club and Toledo Walleye Hockey Club, filled LSSU’s newly-formed director of marketing and ticket sales […]

by · September 2, 2014 ·
A Message For Local High School Sports Athletes

A Message For Local High School Sports Athletes

September is just around the corner.  With that comes those three lovely words:  Back To School! Along with back to school is the start of the high school sports season.  Local Athletic Directors are reminding student athletes to ensure you get your physicals completed and turn the paperwork into the athletic office before tryouts/practice begins.

by · August 6, 2014 ·
Soo Eagles holds local camp with 115 hopefuls attending

Soo Eagles holds local camp with 115 hopefuls attending

This past weekend 115 hopefuls (and two of last season’s 1993 age-out players) walked through the doors of Big Bear Arena for the Soo Eagles’ final Main Camp. For this camp, each player was invited, whether it be from previous camps or from coaching staff since the end of last season. For the first two days the group of 117 […]

by · August 6, 2014 ·