HERMANN is a male 7-year-old tabby orange and white domestic short hair available for adoption through Animal Allies in Duluth. He's a sweet boy and would like to lounge around all day long with his favorite people by his side. His previous owner says that he likes to play with toys and is very smart.
Today Superior Morning: Burns Harbor arriving to load iron ore pellets. Roger Blough departing with iron ore pellets. Two Harbors Morning : Edwin H. Gott arriving to load iron ore pellets. Philip R. Clarke departing with iron ore pellets. Afternoon : American Century departing with iron ore pellets.
GIRLS TENNIS Section 7AA Singles Semifinals — Aili Hietala, Duluth East, def. Aurora Schossow, Princeton, 6-0, 6-0; Meagan Brown, Elk River, def. Lauren Aturaliya, Duluth East, 6-0, 6-0. Final — Brown def. Hietala 6-2, 6-2. Third Place — Schossow def. Aturaliya 6-2, 2-6, 6-2. Doubles Semifinals — Shay Callaway/Brynne Hauer, Duluth East, def. Anna Dahlen/Gabby Dahlen, Princeton, 6-4, 6-2; Kelsey Dorr/Reilee Schepper, Princeton, def. Heaven Hamling/Emma Wagner, Grand Rapids-Greenway, 6-2, 6-1.
FOREST LAKE (4-12-2) AT DULUTH EAST (17-1) What: Section 7AA championship When: 7 p.m. today Where: Ordean Stadium
Duluth East's top singles player and doubles tandem are headed back to the Minnesota Class AA girls tennis state tournament. Greyhounds freshman Aili Hietala lost to Elk River senior Meagan Brown for the second time in three days, 6-2, 6-2 in the Section 7AA singles final Monday at Arrowhead Tennis Center in Duluth, but the top two advance to next week's state tournament at Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis.
Macalester College scored two second-half goals to overcome a two-goal deficit and tie St. Scholastica 2-2 in a nonconference game Monday at Saints Field. Taylor Olson scored her seventh goal of the season in the 13th minute and Becca Rancour added her 15th less than six minutes later to give the Saints (8-5-3) a two-goal lead at halftime. But Clara Webby scored twice in an 11-minute span to help the Scots (5-5-3) earn a draw. CSS goalkeeper Roni Rudolph of Duluth made eight saves in net, including two in the two overtimes.
Carleton College scored two goals in each half and had a 12-3 shots-on-goal advantage in defeating St. Scholastica 4-0 in nonconference action Monday at Saints Field. Trevor Freeland, Tashi Tsering, William Lanzillo and Nicolas Graese scored goals for the Knights (9-6), while goalkeeper Aidan Mullen made three saves. Sandy Davidson-Hunt stopped eight shots for the Saints (10-5).
Minnesota Duluth remained ranked fifth in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II Top 25 poll, released Monday. The Bulldogs (17-2) are one of three NSIC schools ranked in the top five behind No. 2 Southwest Minnesota State and Concordia-St. Paul. Lewis College remains ranked No. 1. UMD returns home for the next-to-last time this regular season this weekend, hosting Minot State at 6 p.m. Friday and Mary at 4 p.m. Saturday.
The Minnesota Duluth men's and women's hockey teams fell in the United States Hockey Online.com Division I polls following a weekend without a victory. The Bulldogs (1-2-1) dropped four spots to ninth in the men's poll after tying and losing to Bemidji State in a home-and-home nonconference series. Defending champion Denver remained atop the poll by garnering 49 of 50 first-place votes. NCHC rivals St. Cloud State and North Dakota came in third and fourth, respectively.
FOOTBALL WISCONSIN DIVISION 4 Friday's First Round No. 6 Northwestern (6-3) at No. 3 Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau (9-0), 7 p.m. BOYS SOCCER MINNESOTA SECTION 7AA Today's Championship Forest Lake (4-12-2) at Duluth East (17-1), 7 p.m. SECTION 7A Today's Semifinals Duluth Marshall (10-7-1) at Cloquet-Esko-Carlton (15-1-1), 4:30 p.m. (WKLK-FM 96.5) Duluth Denfeld (12-4-2) at Chisago Lakes (14-3-1), 6 p.m. Thursday's Championship At PSS Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.