NOJHL announces plans for 2021-22 season

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday its plans for the upcoming 2021-22 season. All of the dates remain tentative however, pending approval on a return to play from provincial, regional and municipal health authorities as it relates to COVID-19 restrictions and regulations. The NOJHL expects to […]

Rudyard advances to Finals in fashion

The Rudyard Bulldogs have advanced to the Division Four State Softball Final in East Lansing in dramatic fashion! The Bulldogs trailed 7-1 to Holton after four innings, but they scored three runs in the fifth, (Holton scored one in the sixth) one in the sixth and four in the seventh […]

Rudyard Advances to First State Semifinal in Softball

RUDYARD — Third time was the charm, as Rudyard defeated Hillman on Tuesday in the Div. 4 state quarterfinal, 4-1. The Bulldogs were in their third straight state quarterfinal, but they lost the two previous postseason games against Rogers City in 2018 and 2019. This is their first time advancing […]

LSSU Athletics Director, Dr David Paitson, to resign

SAULT STE. MARIE — Lake Superior State University Director of Athletics Dr. David Paitson will resign effective Aug. 17, to become an assistant professor of sport management at University of Indianapolis.  A national search for his replacement has begun. LSSU competes through 11 Div. II teams in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate […]

CCHA Announces 2021-22 Conference Schedule

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) announced its 104-game conference schedule on Thursday. All eight CCHA teams will play a 26-game conference slate with the regular season champion being awarded the prestigious MacNaughton Cup, recognized as the premiere conference trophy in collegiate hockey. CCHA conference action […]

Joe Shawhan signs up for 3 more years with Michigan Tech

He has a lengthy association with Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association hockey, one which will continue for a while yet. Sault Ste. Marie native Joe Shawhan has signed a three-year extension to carry on as head coach of the Michigan Tech Huskies of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The […]

Rudyard sweeps Sault in softball doubleheader

RUDYARD — Rudyard’s offense put up 26 runs in the Bulldogs’ doubleheader against Sault Ste. Marie on Monday, 13-1 and 13-1. Megan Postma and Morgan Bickel both had big days at the plate, with both players hitting 2-run homers. Brooklyn Besteman and Paige Postma also had impressive days at the […]

Track & Field Has Strong Showing at GVSU Extra Weekend Meet

ALLENDALE, Mich. – The Lake Superior State men’s and women’s track and field teams participated in Grand Valley State University’s Extra Weekend Meet in Allendale, Mich. on Friday, April 30 and Saturday, March 1. The Lakers had another strong weekend as a number of athletes recorded new personal records while David Mitter once […]