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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 ·
Tom Linhart

Linhart returns to New York to coach Elmira tennis

Elmira, N.Y. — Pat Thompson, Elmira College Vice President of Athletics, announced the appointment of Tom Linhart as head men’s and women’s tennis coach. Linhart has been the men’s and women’s head tennis coach and director of intramurals since August, 2009. Linhart, a native of New York, takes over the Elmira College tennis programs, both of which reached the Empire 8 […]

by · May 13, 2015 ·
LSSU girls basketball camps deadlines approach

LSSU girls basketball camps deadlines approach

SAULT STE. MARIE – The first of four girls basketball camps run by the Lake Superior State women’s basketball coaching staff and players will be the individual skills camp June 15-18 at the Norris Center. Those who meet the May 18 early registration deadline for three of the four camps will receive a discount. LSSU’s individual camp for girls basketball […]

by · May 13, 2015 ·
Lakers add one more player to Fall 2015 recruiting class

Lakers add one more player to Fall 2015 recruiting class

SAULT STE. MARIE – The Lake Superior State women’s basketball program completed its Fall 2015 recruiting class with the addition of 5-8 guard Alexis Rowe from the Class C state champion Calumet High School girls basketball team. Rowe scored 22 points to lead Calumet to a 57-49 victory over Flint Hamady during the 2015 MHSAA State Finals on March 21. […]

by · May 9, 2015 ·
Eagles poised to return to NOJHL

Eagles poised to return to NOJHL

By RANDY RUSSON HockeyNewsNorth.com Pending approval from the various governing bodies, Soo Eagles are set to return to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League effective the 2015-2016 season. The changing climate and moving footprint of the North American Hockey League has led the Michigan-based Eagles to seek a return to the NOJHL. When current Eagles ownership led by majority stakeholder […]

by · May 5, 2015 ·
Erie's Captain Connor McDavid (97) takes down the Greyhounds' Captain Darnell Nurse in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.

Otters beat Greyhounds to reach OHL final

ERIE, Pa. — Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters were just too powerful for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. McDavid scored once and added four assists as Erie routed the Greyhounds 7-3 on Saturday night in Game 6 of the Ontario Hockey League’s Eastern Conference final to win the series 4-2. The Otters will face the Oshawa Generals in the […]

by · May 4, 2015 ·