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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 ·
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 ·