COOK — The North Woods’ boys’ basketball team has been enjoying their most recent section championship for the last few days, but it’s time to get back to business as the Grizzlies prepare for their Class A quarterfinal matchup on Thursday.
Eli Erickson works on his sprinting form in front of the high school Monday. Softball started last Monday, and both girls and boys golf started Monday. Boys tennis starts on March 25.
There might be snow on the ground, but Hibbing and the surrounding high schools have started spring sports practice for the 2019 season. From left, Hayden Westerberg works on his swing, hitting off of a tee at the Lincoln Gymnasium.
VIRGINIA — Four of the words Northern Twistars Gymnastics owner Gwyn Roos uses to describe one of her top performers are strength, focus, stubborness and tenacity.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — The Hibbing Community College women’s basketball team culminated a tremendous season by claiming the consolation championship at the NJCAA Division III Women’s Basketball National Tournament on Saturday in Bethlehem, Pa.
DULUTH — From the opening tip-off, Friday’s Section 7A boys’ basketball championship game was never in question as the North Woods Grizzlies dominated Lakeview Christian Academy 78-39 and will make their third straight appearance at the state tournament.
ST. PAUL — Mountain Iron-Buhl seniors Macy Savela, Madisen Overbye and Allie Negen responded with a combined 51 points Friday to help the Rangers pick up a hard-fought 69-68 consolation semifinal victory over BOLD Friday at the Class A State Girls’ Basketball Tournament.
ST. PAUL — Six Hibbing High School girls basketball senior saw their careers come to an end at Gangelhoff Center on the campus of Concordia University Friday,
COOK — Fresh off their win over No. 4 Deer River, the top-seeded North Woods boys’ basketball team now focuses their attention on No. 3 Lakeview Christian Academy and a berth in the state tournament.
MINNEAPOLIS — Unseeded Mountain Iron-Buhl trailed No. 2 Goodhue by 13 points with about 11 minutes to go, but the underdog Rangers had no intention of giving up.
DULUTH — It may not have been exactly how they wanted things to work out, but the No. 1 North Woods boys’ basketball team took care of business Wednesday night and took down No. 4 Deer River, 61-46, to move on to Friday’s Section 7A championship.
MOUNTAIN IRON — The Rangers girls’ basketball team took a little time to celebrate last Thursday’s Section 7A championship — they’re ninth straight — but they are now fully focused on the challenge ahead.
HIBBING — For most of the season, the stated defensive goal of the Hibbing High School girls basketball team was to hold their opponents to under 40 points.
PROCTOR — A whirlwind weekend for the No. 3 Virginia boys’ basketball team meant moving Saturday’s neutral-site game against No. 2 Proctor to Monday night on the Rail’s home turf.
DULUTH — For Eli Sundquist, Harrison Reinke, Alec Pessenda, Justin Pioske, Josh Skurla and Larry Pervenanze, an era has come to and end.
DULUTH — The Nashwauk-Keewatin High School boys basketball had been a fairly consistent scoring team during the season, but that part of the game left them at a bad time.
ST. PAUL — Ben Troumbly scored 23 seconds into overtime to send the Greenway boys hockey team to the Class A state title game as the Raiders defeated Mahtomedi 3-2 Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
NASHWAUK — If the Nashwauk-Keewatin High School boys basketball team wants to advance to the semifinals of the Section 7A Tournament, there’s one obstacle in their way — Cook County.
DULUTH — There’s always a concern going into any game, but Hibbing High School boys basketball coach Joel McDonald was a little more worried about Duluth Denfeld.
HIBBING — Looking for a spark against Grand Rapids Thursday night, the Hibbing High School girls basketball team looked toward its leader.
DULUTH — Mountain Iron-Buhl came out with an intensity that Cromwell-Wright just couldn’t match Thursday en route to winning their ninth straight Section 7A championship at UMD.
ST. PAUL — The Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin High School boys hockey team didn’t have a great start to the State Class A Tournament, but the Raiders were strong enough to persevere, getting a 6-4 win over Delano Wednesday.
NASHWAUK — The Nashwauk-Keewatin High School boys basketball team wanted to get its inside game going immediately in its Section 7A Boys Basketball Tournament opener Wednesday night against Wrenshall.
COLERAINE — In the first 36 years of the Minnesota State Boys High School State Hockey Tournament, teams that made up the traditional Iron Range Conference clinched 18 state championships.
HIBBING — It was gut-check time for the Hibbing High School boys basketball team in its Section 7AAA quarterfinal game against Chisago Lakes Tuesday night.
COLERAINE — When Donte Lawson slapped a rebound into the net to give the Greenway High School boys hockey team a two-overtime victory over Hermantown last week, it ended a long string of Section 7A titles that had been amassed by the Hawks.
CHERRY — If the Cherry High School girls basketball team wants to take a trip to the state tournament, there’s one obstacle in their way — Mountain Iron-Buhl.
HIBBING — Last year, the Hibbing HIgh School boys basketball team had the No. 2 seed in the 7AAA Tournament, but North Branch came to town and beat the Bluejackets by three.
ST. PAUL — Several area wrestlers were still in action at the Minnesota State Class AA Wrestling Tournament which was conducted at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
DULUTH — Trailing by two points at the half in Saturday’s Section 7AAA Girls Basketball Tournament semifinal game against Princeton, the Hibbing High School girls basketball team did not panic.