East Grand Forks Sacred Heart averages just five hits a game this spring. That’s forced the Eagles to find other ways to create some offense. On Thursday, that offense was East Grand Forks Senior High’s wildness. A five-run second inning propelled the Eagles to an 8-2 win against the Green Wave.
East Grand Forks Senior High didn’t lighten its schedule late in the boys hockey season. Now co-coach Cory Chupka hopes that will pay off as the Section 8A playoffs begin. The Green Wave take the No. 2 seed into the 8A tournament. After a first-round bye, Senior High plays a quarterfinal game at 6 p.m. Friday in Warroad, meeting the winner of Tuesday’s Red Lake Falls/Bagley-Fosston play-in game.
As a point guard, Jake Hagler regards his primary role as a playmaker rather than a finisher.
But the North Star junior is a very capable scorer, as he showed Saturday at Grand Forks Central High School in the 17th annual Dick Compton Memorial Shootout.
The Minnesota state girls hockey poll is a good news-bad news deal for East Grand Forks Senior High. The Green Wave have earned statewide respect, as indicated by their No. 18 ranking in this week’s Class A poll. The bad news? The Section 8A tournament begins next week, and three 8A teams are ranked higher than Senior High. Two-time defending state champion Warroad is ranked second, Thief River Falls is fourth and Crookston is 13th.
East Grand Forks Senior High coach Jim Scanlan has been around the Green Wave-Grand Forks girls hockey rivalry for a while now.
“In the four years I’ve done this, it’s always a battle,” Scanlan said.
On Tuesday, the battle went to the Green Wave, who got a bit of redemption in the process.
An early deficit at the Herald Jason Stadstad Hockey Classic didn’t faze the fourth-ranked team in Minnesota Class A boys hockey.
East Grand Forks Senior High scored goals in the first, second and third periods before tacking on an empty-netter for a 4-1 victory over Bismarck Century in the opening game of the fifth-annual event.
s the East Grand Forks Senior High girls hockey team attempts to replace last season’s senior standout Leah Jensen, who is redshirting for the UND women’s hockey team this winter, the Green Wave will be looking to their young players.
Really young players, that is.
A trio of first-year varsity players has already made an impact for the Green Wave, who have started the year 2-2.
Detroit Lakes quarterback scores four touchdowns in the first half as Senior High falls Detroit Lakes quarterback and UND football recruit Joe Mollberg hadn’t displayed much of the running portion of his dual-threat style so far this season because of an ankle injury. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound senior unveiled his rushing capabilities Friday night against East Grand Forks Senior High.
Is there anything Tanner Dufault can’t do for the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton offense? The senior got points on the scoreboard in almost every possible way Friday as he led the Rebels to a season-opening 29-7 football win against East Grand Forks Senior High.
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