This season will mark just the third year as a varsity program for the Duluth Marshall girls' hockey team and the first time the program will have a senior on their roster. With three years under their belt, the team says they can't use their youth as an excuse anymore.
The high school hockey season can be like a marathon on ice. To pushing through to the finish line it takes battling through injuries, bouncing back from tough losses, and for one Bluejackets hockey player, even battling cancer.
The Proctor/Hermantown girl's hockey team made some noise last year at the state tournament finishing in fourth place. At their recent holiday tournament, the Mirage claimed the Schwan Cup Gold Division Title. This year, the Mirage are after more.
Four out of the last five seasons for the Ely football team have resulted in state tournament appearances. In fact, they hadn't lost a regular season game since October of 2014 until last Friday when South Ridge snapped their streak earning a 38-14 victory.
The Marine Debris Program Director with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration visited UWS Tuesday to hear more about microplastics research going on there. Dr. Lorena Rios Mendoza has been studying plastics for years and shared her work on the issue within the Great Lakes.