Denfeld football's Nico Roberts put pen to paper in February, committing to play at Mesabi Range College. Last week he learned his freshman season was canceled, but Roberts isn't letting the change of plans impact his dedication to the sport.
Recent Esko graduate Dea DeLeon completed two of her three senior sports seasons before softball was canceled. However, that didn't change her plans to continue a career on the diamond. DeLeon is taking her talents to UMD, where she'll be joined by a former hockey teammate.
Senior Sam Pogatchnik completed her athletic career at Proctor in March. Scoring over 1,900 career points, the basketball player caught the eye of Bemidji State. She'll join the program, and two former Northland basketball standouts, this winter.
Duluth Denfeld's Caleb Perrault had no way of knowing the Hunter's 2019 section title win and following state run would cap off his baseball career. Without plans to play at the collegiate level, the cancellation of this season hit the senior a little harder.
Ava Hill has made a name for herself on the track and courts of Mesabi East. This spring is uniquely quiet for the Giant without track and field, so the senior has turned her focus to training for a fall season with the Minnesota Gophers.
For the first time since his eighth grade year, North Woods senior Trevor Morrison’s basketball season did not end at the state tournament. It took a pandemic to stop the Grizzlies from making their fourth straight appearance. Although Morrison, didn’t get to end his career on his terms, he knows the program was left in good hands.
The U.S. Forest Service says the boat launch and docks at Black River Harbor will be closed for the rest of the season for dock replacement. The docks and launch, which are north of Bessemer, closed Monday.