COSTA MESA, Calif. – Finally! The Lake Superior State softball team arrived in California last Thursday in time for the state’s biggest downpour in recent history, and finally took the field Tuesday. The Lakers split their season opener at Vanguard. After dropping the first game 8-7 in eight innings, the Lakers eeked out a 2-1 victory in the nightcap. Junior […]
A steady force on the back end, Laaksonen recorded an assist last Friday night against Alpena while playing shutdown...
Sault High wrestler Steven Kymes (145) earned a 6th place finish at the MHSAA Division II State Wrestling Tournament...
The Soo Indians recovered from the brink of elimination to win two straight games against the Lansing Capitals to advance...
DETROIT – No. 16 Lake Superior State lost its final regular-season game Thursday at Wayne State, 82-78, but retained the No. 1 seed for next week’s Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament thanks to Findlay’s 19-point loss at Hillsdale. GLIAC Tournament pairings have not been announced, but the Lakers (26-4 overall, 18-4 GLIAC) will host a quarterfinal game at 7 […]Read more ›
Veteran Lake Superior State University goaltender Kevin Kapalka, who returned from injury to backstop his team to a two-game league road sweep at Alabama Huntsville last weekend, is the WCHA Men’s Defensive Player of the Week for Feb. 25, 2014. Injured in a Friday night game back on Jan. 10, the 6-1, 206-pound senior from Mississauga, Ontario, completed his return […]Read more ›
By CHELSEA ZALEWSKI Staff Writer and Hockey Guru The Soo Indians completed their regular season Sunday with two more tallies in the win column and a weekend sweep. The team took on the West Michigan Hounds from Kalamazoo, MI for their final home series of the season. Saturday’s game had everyone back in their respected jerseys after the previous weekend […]Read more ›
By CHELSEA ZALEWSKI Staff Writer and Hockey Guru The Soo Eagles dropped their sixth straight game in a loss to Janesville last Friday, but did not go down without a fight. The Jets picked up the two points with the win, but the Eagles game them a good run. Janesville got on the board first with a mid-period goal by […]Read more ›
SAULT STE. MARIE – The 20th-ranked Lake Superior State men’s basketball team is enjoying one of its most-successful seasons in school history, but all the 24-3 Lakers have clinched so far is a winning record. Every game matters as three regular-season contests remain, including this week’s home tilts against Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech. The LSSU men lead the Great Lakes Intercollegiate […]Read more ›
TOWSON, Md. – Lake Superior State senior guard Derek Billing was named to the Capital One Academic All-America Second Team for Division II, CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) announced Wednesday. Billing (Anna, Ohio), who earned academic all-district honors in 2013 and ’14, maintains a 3.59 grade point average in exercise science while ranking fifth in the Great Lakes […]Read more ›
The Sault High Wrestling Team had three wrestlers qualify for the Division 2 State Wrestling Tournament to be held on Feb.27-March 1st at the Palace of Auburn Hill. Steven Kymes (145) earned a third place finish by defeating Matthew Dewyer of Clio by 15-2 major decision, he then lost 2-13 to Mark Bozzo of St. Johns. In the consolation semi […]Read more ›
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.(LSSU) – With Lake Superior State’s hockey season dwindling to the final three weekend series, the Lakers have a genuine opportunity and immense need to sweep an opponent. The Lakers (14-15-1), who last swept a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series Nov. 29-30 against Bowling Green, will be making the nearly 1,000-mile journey south to square off with […]Read more ›
By RANDY RUSSON, Mika Media Contributing Columnist They have played 46 games thus far this season as an independent hockey team playing against top major midget competition from Ontario, Michigan, Ohio and Illinois. Coached by former Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League bench boss Pat Carricato and well-managed by the well-seasoned Mike Kaunisto, the Soo Indians have more than held their […]Read more ›
By CHELSEA ZALEWSKI Staff Writer and Hockey Guru There is something about Perani Arena and the Michigan Warriors that the Soo Eagles can’t seem to beat. Last Saturday, the Eagles went to Perani for just one game and dropped the contest 6-2. Mike Sabatini had both goals with Matt Menta & Nick Belger getting the assists. This weekend, the Eagles […]Read more ›
By CHELSEA ZALEWSKI Staff Writer and Hockey Guru 16-year-old, Sault Ste Marie, MI native, Abby Roque has been named to Team USA U-18. Roque, who currently plays forward for the Sault High team, earned a spot to compete at the IIHF U18 Woman’s World Championship. Abby has been playing hockey for 12 years. After Sault High playoffs, Roque will join […]Read more ›