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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 ·
Rookie goalie saves Soo Eagles

Rookie goalie saves Soo Eagles

HockeyNewsNorth.com The kid came through in the clutch. Rookie goalie Jack Berry helped save the season for the Soo Eagles on Friday night. Playing ahead of veteran Chad Catt and making his first start of the playoffs with his team facing elimination, Berry made 36 saves as the Eagles blanked the visiting Janesville Jets 4-0 to force a fourth game […]

by · May 3, 2015 ·
LSSU signs five players during Spring signing period

LSSU signs five players during Spring signing period

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.- Lake Superior State men’s ice hockey added five more recruits to their class of 2015-16 during the spring signing period. The Lakers received National Letters of Intent from five players spanning three different leagues. Joining the fall signees, the Lakers have now received 13 letters of intent between the two signing periods combined. Among the players […]

by · May 1, 2015 ·
LSSU men’s golf receives NCAA bid

LSSU men’s golf receives NCAA bid

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA announced Friday that the Lake Superior State men’s golf team is one of 80 teams selected to compete in the NCAA Super Regional May 4-6. The Central and Midwest regions will play at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in Lemont, Ill. Lewis University will serve as host of the event. LSSU is the No. 6 […]

by · April 27, 2015 ·
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 ·
Photo:  Ali Pearson

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 ·