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Sault High Girls Softball go 2-1 at East Lansing Invitational

Sault High Girls Softball go 2-1 at East Lansing Invitational

The Sault Area High School Girl’s Softball team traveled to East Lansing last weekend to participate in the East Lansing Invitational.  The left with an impressive 2-1 record while learning just how high they have to set the bar. Saturday’s results Mason 6, Sault High 1 Payton Salomon, Jenna Holt and Jacki Sanderson had one hit each. Losing pitcher Jenna […]

by · April 21, 2015 ·
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Chad Catt committed to the University of Michigan

By RANDY RUSSON Via SooEagles.net Soo Eagles goalie Chad Catt has committed to play for the University of Michigan Wolverines effective the 2015-2016 season, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. The 1994 birth-year, puck-stopping sensation led the Eagles to a third-place, regular-season finish in the North Division of the North American Hockey League after being acquired from the Aberdeen Wings at the February […]

by · April 20, 2015 ·
The Eagles' Patrick Gazzilo takes his opponent for a ride.  (Photo:  Chelsea Zalewski)

Eagles Sweep Ice Miners, Moving On To Face the Jets

By CHELSEA ZALEWSKI Staff Writer and Hockey Guru The Eagles are flying high after a first round sweep against the 2nd place team in the Northern Division, the Keystone Ice Miners. Although being defeated 5 out of the 8 games during the regular season to the Ice Miners, the Eagles we able to take two games from the Ice Miners […]

by · April 18, 2015 ·
Former Laker Jeff Jakaitis Repeats as ECHL Goaltender of the Year

Former Laker Jeff Jakaitis Repeats as ECHL Goaltender of the Year

North Charleston, S.C. – South Carolina Stingrays goaltender Jeff Jakaitis is the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Year for the second consecutive season and the first netminder in ECHL history to win the award three times, the ECHL and the team announced today. The Warrior Hockey Goaltender of the Year award is presented annually to the goaltender selected to be […]

by · April 16, 2015 ·
Williams and Anderson-Scott are named LSSU’s top senior athletes

Williams and Anderson-Scott are named LSSU’s top senior athletes

SAULT STE. MARIE – Two student-athletes known for commitment to teamwork and competitive drive earned top honors at the annual Lake Superior State Department of Athletic banquet held Tuesday at the Cisler Center. Alex Williams (Benton Harbor, Mich.) of the men’s basketball team was named the Cliff Everett Male Athlete of the Year, and Erin Anderson-Scott (Hamilton, New Zealand) of […]

by · April 16, 2015 ·
LSSU spring golf camp coming soon

LSSU spring golf camp coming soon

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State is running a spring golf camp on Tuesday’s for four weeks beginning April 14. Spots can be reserved at 5 p.m. or 6 p.m., and the limit is seven students per session. The cost is $50 for all four classes, which will be held April 14, 21, 28 and May 5 at the […]

by · April 10, 2015 ·
Jennifer Constantino

LSSU volleyball coach Jennifer Constantino is promoted to full-time compliance officer

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State volleyball coach Jennifer Constantino has been promoted to a full-time position as LSSU’s officer of NCAA compliance, Director of Athletics Kris Dunbar announced today. During her first two seasons at LSSU, Constantino served as a full-time volleyball head coach and part-time compliance officer. Compliance and eligibility responsibilities were also divided among Dunbar and […]

by · April 10, 2015 ·
LSSU Summer Hockey Camp Announced

LSSU Summer Hockey Camp Announced

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.- Lake Superior State men’s ice hockey program is inviting youth hockey players ages 6-13 to the 2015 Laker Hockey Summer Camp for two separate session this July. The five day camp, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Monday through Friday will run July 6-10 and July 13-17. The camp, headed by the Laker Hockey […]

by · April 8, 2015 ·
Eagles 3rd, Warriors 4th in NAHL North

Eagles 3rd, Warriors 4th in NAHL North

By Randy Russon Hockey News North A wild weekend ended the 2014-2015 North American Hockey League regular season in stunning fashion. Desperately needing to sweep two road games from the Soo Eagles and just as desperately needing the Johnstown Tomahawks to lose a home-and-home series with the Keystone Ice Miners to make the playoffs, the Michigan Warriors got all of […]

by · April 5, 2015 ·
Red Wings’ Drew Miller needed 60 stitches to close gruesome facial laceration

Red Wings’ Drew Miller needed 60 stitches to close gruesome facial laceration

DETROIT – Fear instantly filled Drew Miller’s thoughts as a skate blade sliced through the right side of his face Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena. “When it happened, my first reaction was, ‘Oh my God, my eye is gone,’” Miller said, 17 hours after doctors needed 60 stitches to close two gruesome lacerations. “It hit so hard … there […]

by · April 1, 2015 ·
NOJHL could return to Michigan…Around the rinks

NOJHL could return to Michigan…Around the rinks

By RANDY RUSSON SaultThisWeek.com During the last off-season, the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League added a team, to go from eight in 2013-2014 to nine in 2014-2015. And once the 2015-2016 season begins, the NOJHL could be at 10 teams, maybe more. As of now, a new team in French River — located between Sudbury and North Bay — is […]

by · March 31, 2015 ·
Saginaw’s effort comes up short in playoff opener against skilled Greyhounds

Saginaw’s effort comes up short in playoff opener against skilled Greyhounds

SAGINAW, MI — The effort was there; the results were not. Saginaw opened the Ontario Hockey League playoffs on the road Friday, March 27 at Sault Ste. Marie, and the Spirit battled hard. They were simply outgunned by the Greyhounds in a 5-1 defeat. The Soo, which holds the No. 1 overall seed in the OHL, takes a 1-0 lead […]

by · March 28, 2015 ·
Thunderbirds off to a good start

Thunderbirds off to a good start

Thanks to five unanswered goals, the Soo Thunderbirds lead the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s West Division final. The Thunderbirds fell behind 2-0 before scoring five goals, including four goals in the third period, to beat the Elliot Lake Wildcats 5-2, taking a 1-0 series lead in the process. The Wildcats opened the scoring with goals 1:22 apart midway through […]

by · March 27, 2015 ·
Lakers Coach Steve Hettinga “Midwest Region Coach of the Year”

Lakers Coach Steve Hettinga “Midwest Region Coach of the Year”

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lake Superior State men’s basketball coach Steve Hettinga has been named Midwest Region Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. In his eighth season at LSSU, Hettinga led the Lakers to a 26-7 record and their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. He was also named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Coach of […]

by · March 25, 2015 ·
Thirty-years later. Hounds clinch Regular Season Championship

Thirty-years later. Hounds clinch Regular Season Championship

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON- The Lock City has waited a long time for moments like these.  30 years to be exact. A Greyhound goal just thirty-two seconds into the game on Saturday Night set the tone, and the Hounds would never look back as they ran past a depleted and tired Windsor Spitfires club 12-1. (Windsor dressed 15 skaters and […]

by · March 22, 2015 ·