The Isanti County News » Sports http://isanticountynews.com The Isanti County News covers community news, sports, current events and provides advertising and information for the cities of Cambridge, Isanti, and Braham, Minnesota and their surrounding areas. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:00:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Bomber boys muscling through the GRC http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/bomber-boys-muscling-through-the-grc/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/bomber-boys-muscling-through-the-grc/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:08:02 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=118231 Team gets good challenge from Minneapolis North at UMD

Braham junior John Larson pulled up for a shot over the Rush City defense in the Jan. 13 road game. Larson scored 17 on the Tigers, and he had 24 against Minneapolis North at UMD on Jan. 19.  Photos by Greg Hunt

Braham junior John Larson pulled up for a shot over the Rush City defense in the Jan. 13 road game. Larson scored 17 on the Tigers, and he had 24 against Minneapolis North at UMD on Jan. 19. Photos by Greg Hunt

After picking up two more resounding Great River victories last week, the Braham boys basketball joined the showcase at the Martin Luther King Jr. Classic held at UMD on Monday. There, the Class AA 4th-ranked Bombers took on Class A top-ranked Minneapolis North, with the Polars coming away with a 90-82 victory.

The Bomber boys may have come out a little over-excited for the match up, and the Polars took advantage by opening up early leads of 9-0 and 16-4. Braham chipped away to trail 42-37 at the half.

But North held its lead in the second half, and the closest the Bombers got to them was at 47-40.  The Polars finished with a 34-27 edge on the boards.

“They are No. 1 in Class A, and there’s a good reason for that. The Polars are big and quick, and they have a Hall of Fame coach in Larry McKenzie. They go 6’8”, 6’6” and 6’4” and we just could not stop them,” said Bomber Coach Bob Vaughan. “At the other end, they had a tough time stopping our penetration and kick-outs for a number of ‘3s.’ We competed hard against them. We want to get better– that’s why we committed to this event in the first place.”

Junior Chris Olson lined a shot against the Tigers while scoring 21 in the GRC win. Olson led the Bombers with 29 points against Minneapolis North.

Junior Chris Olson lined a shot against the Tigers while scoring 21 in the GRC win. Olson led the Bombers with 29 points against Minneapolis North.

Chris Olson hit 5-of-8 three pointers to finish with 29 points. John Larson knocked down four ‘3s’ while scoring 24 for Braham, doubling up with 11 rebounds. Connor Tschumper added 10 points and four rebounds, with Ryan Larson scoring seven and Alec Olson six on a pair of three-pointers.

• Braham remains in control of the GRC after defeating Aitkin 92-52 Jan. 16 while improving to 9-0 in conference matches. J. Larson scored 25 to go with 15 rebounds. C. Olson scored 20, and A. Olson was a perfect 4-for-4 from the arc for his 12 points. R. Larson added 11 points, with he and brother J. Larson combining for 12 assists and 10 steals.

“We’re getting better. We’re picking up a lot of steals in our conference games, and we’re just shooting the ball so well,” said Coach Vaughan.

Also last week, the Bombers knocked off rival Rush City 77-39 on the road Jan. 13. A nice sequence in the first half saw a J. Larson steal feed a C. Olson layup, Randy Braund returning to the court for a steal & finish, and C. Olson leaping for an offensive board and score which had the Bombers up 37-20 on the Tigers. R. Larson also ran down the final ticks of the half well, finding Tschumper for a three-point play which made it 42-23 at the break.

Final scoring was spread between C. Olson (21), J. Larson (17), Tschumper (13), A. Olson (10) and R. Larson (9). J. Larson and C. Olson both had eight rebounds in the win, and R. Larson fed six assists.

The Bombers travel to Pine City this Friday for a pivotal Great River contest. The Dragons will be bringing their top game in order to stay with Braham in the conference race.

• On Jan. 20, the Bombers rolled past East Central 78-30. C. Olson popped for three more ‘3s’ to score 23. J. Larson (15), R. Larson (11), Tschumper (8), A. Olson (8), Braund (5) and Alec Downing (4) paced the scoring for Braham in the win.

Great River Boys Basketball: Braham 10-0, 15-2; Pine City 8-1, 12-4; Hinckley-Fin. 7-2, 9-5; Rush City 4-3, 5-7; Onamia 2-5, 3-9; East Central 2-7, 4-8; Isle 2-5, 5-9; Aitkin 2-7, 3-11; Ogilvie 1-8, 2-11.

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High School Sports schedule Jan. 22-27 http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/high-school-sports-schedule-jan-22-27/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/high-school-sports-schedule-jan-22-27/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:02:41 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=118229 BRAHAM BOMBERS

Boys Basketball

Friday, Jan. 23 • 7:30 p.m.

Pine City AWAY

Tuesday, Jan. 27 • 7:30 p.m.

Moose Lake-WR AWAY

Girls Basketball

Thursday, Jan. 22 • 7:30 p.m.

Pine City HOME

Tuesday, Jan. 27 • 7:30 p.m.

Barnum AWAY

Wrestling

Saturday, Jan. 24 • 10:30 a.m.

Grand Rapids Invite AWAY

Tuesday, Jan. 27 • 5:00 p.m.

Mora Quad w/S.Rapids, Zimm. AWAY

 

CAMBRIDGE-ISANTI BLUEJACKETS

Boys Basketball

Friday, Jan. 23 • 7:15 p.m.

St. Michael-Alb. HOME

Saturday, Jan. 24 • 7:00 pm.

Anoka AWAY

Tuesday, Jan. 27 • 7:15 p.m.

Buffalo AWAY

Girls Basketball

Thursday, Jan. 22 • 7:15 p.m.

St. Michael-Alb. AWAY

Saturday, Jan. 24 • 1:00 pm.

Duluth Denfeld AWAY

Tuesday, Jan. 27 • 7:15 p.m.

Buffalo HOME

Gymnastics

Saturday, Jan. 24 • 12:00 p.m.

Bluejacket All-Around HOME

Girls Hockey

Thursday, Jan. 22 • 7:00 p.m.

Rocori HOME

Tuesday, Jan. 27 • 7:00 p.m.

Chisago Lakes HOME

Boys Hockey

Thursday, Jan. 22 • 7:00 p.m.

Monticello-Moose AWAY

Saturday, Jan. 24 • 7:00 pm.

North Branch HOME

Boys Swim/Dive

Thursday, Jan. 22 • 6:00 p.m.

St. Michael-Alb. HOME

Saturday, Jan. 24 • 1:00 p.m.

Bluejacket Invite HOME

Tuesday, Jan. 27 • 6:00 p.m.

Coon Rapids HOME

Wrestling

Thursday, Jan. 22 • 7:00 p.m.

St. Francis AWAY

 

CAMBRIDGE CHRISTIAN WARRIORS

Girls Basketball

Thursday, Jan. 22 • 5:30 p.m.

Mpls College Prep HOME

Friday, Jan. 23 • 5:00 p.m.

Immanuel Christian AWAY

Monday, Jan. 26 • 5:30 p.m.

Spectrum HOME

Tuesday, Jan. 27 • 5:00 p.m.

Community Christian AWAY

Boys Basketball

Thursday, Jan. 22 • 7:00 p.m.

Mpls College Prep HOME

Friday, Jan. 23 • 6:30 p.m.

Immanuel Christian AWAY

Monday, Jan. 26 • 7:00 p.m.

Spectrum HOME

Tuesday, Jan. 27 • 6:30 p.m.

Community Christian AWAY

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Military Night at the arena http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/military-night-at-the-arena/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/military-night-at-the-arena/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:00:43 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=118223 team

Military Appreciation was the theme for the Saturday, Jan. 17 double-header at the Johnson Ice Arena in Isanti. After both Cambridge-Isanti hockey squads set the tone by wearing camouflage jerseys during warm-ups, veterans and present-day military service members were invited to the ice prior to the Bluejacket girls game.

Vets taking part in the introduction included: PFC Kendall Sandberg;  Sergeant Kevin Westrom/MN National Guard, uncle of Kassidy Westrom (#9);  Ken Wedin/Marine, uncle of Brook Wedin (#15);  Jerry Seaman/Navy, father of Blaze Seaman (#23);  Major Eric Gergen/Air Force, 2nd cousin of Maria Carpenter (#20);  Navy 2nd Class Supply Man Max Herrnberger; Drew Gerold, brother and Dennis Gerold, father of Grace Gerold (#4); and Brian Guimont/Navy, father of Kylie Guimont.

The afternoon began with St. Michael-Albertville taking the Cambridge-Isanti boys 7-3. Goals by Mike Nolt and Mark Larsen had the Bluejackets to within 5-2 after two periods, and Cullen Osen scored the final goal for C-I. Nate Muehlberg finished with 39 saves for the Jackets.

CIHS grad and Army National Guard PFC Kendall Sandberg got a hug from CIMPC Coach Bob Nelson .  Photos by Julie Parent

CIHS grad and Army National Guard PFC Kendall Sandberg got a hug from CIMPC Coach Bob Nelson. More veterans honored Jan. 17:  Photos by Julie Parent

The Cambridge-Isanti-Mora-Pine City girls then were defeated 4-0 by Cloquet-Esko-Carlton in the nightcap. Paige Anfinson tended for 15 saves against the Lumberjacks.

• In Mississippi 8 action Jan. 13, North Wright County topped CIMPC 7-2. Scoring for the Bluejackets were Kalee Swenson and Ashley Schintz, with Anfinson making 21 saves.

The Bluejackets also were defeated by Rogers 7-1 in conference play on Jan. 16. Kylie Guimont found the net for the Jackets’ lone goal.

• On Jan. 20, Princeton-B-BL kept pace with Buffalo in the M-8 standings after defeating the Bluejackets 8-1.

Mississippi 8 Girls Hockey: Buffalo 8-0, 14-7; Princeton-Big Lake-Becker 7-0, 17-4-1; North Wright Co. 4-2-2, 8-8-5; Rogers 3-4-3, 4-12-5; St. Francis-NB 2-6-1, 9-12-1; Chisago Lakes 1-4-3, 8-9-3; Cambridge-Isanti-Mora-Pine City 0-9-1, 2-19-1.

Mississippi 8 Boys Hockey: Buffalo 5-0, 9-8; St. Michael-Alb. 5-1, 13-3; Princeton 4-2-1, 9-6-2; Monticello 4-4, 6-12; Rogers 3-3, 6-10-1; Chisago Lakes 2-1-1, 4-12-1; Cambridge-Isanti 1-3, 7-9; North Branch 0-5, 5-11; St. Francis 0-5, 0-16.

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C-I girls hoops defeat Vikings in M-8 thriller http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/c-i-girls-hoops-defeat-vikings-in-m-8-thriller/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/c-i-girls-hoops-defeat-vikings-in-m-8-thriller/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:52:00 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=118219 SPORTS ROUND-UP W/BASKETBALL & WRESTLING:   Lily Porta scored 26, and Maria Vavra finished with 12 points and seven assists when Cambridge-Isanti girls basketball held off North Branch 59-55 in a Jan. 16 Mississippi 8 scrum.

“Our seniors carried us in the middle of the second half and stretched our lead to give us a little cushion. Lily Porta scored 14 points in that stretch, with Maria Vavra hitting two ‘3s’ in the middle of Lily’s scoring,” said C-I Coach Jody Ledahl. “Marsha Porta went 4-for-4 from the line at the end of the game to seal the win. Lainie Cox had a couple huge rebounds going down the stretch for us, as well.”

Cox ended with 10 rebounds and three steals against the Vikings, and Lauryn Swanson helped with 10 points.

• On Jan. 13, St. Francis clipped the Bluejackets 61-57. L. Porta and Vavra both had 16 points, with Vavra and Cox pulling down nine boards each. M. Porta added eight points and five assists.

Mississippi 8 Girls Basketball: St. Michael-Alb. 4-0, 10-2 all; St. Francis 4-0, 8-5; Cambridge-Isanti 3-1, 9-5; Rogers 3-1, 8-6; Princeton 2-2, 9-4; Buffalo 2-2, 8-5; North Branch 2-2, 6-7; Chisago Lakes 0-4, 6-9; Monticello 0-4, 4-10; Big Lake 0-4, 4-11.

 

Kyle McDonald scored a career-high 32 points in the MLK Jr. Classic game against Edina Jan. 19.

Kyle McDonald scored a career-high 32 points in the MLK Jr. Classic game against Edina Jan. 19.

Jacket Boys ‘3s’ sink Vikings

The Cambridge-Isanti boys hoops squad dealt North Branch a 77-30 defeat on Jan. 15. Nate Cox (15 points), Collin Terwilliger (11) and Evan Dunbar (11) all knocked down three three-pointers each in the victory. Kyle McDonald scored 15 to lead the offense, and Cox finished with a team-high eight rebounds.

• At the Martin Luther King Jr. Classic hosted at the University of Minnesota-Duluth on Jan. 19, it was Edina getting past the Bluejacket boys 85-70 in an afternoon matchup. McDonald stroked six ‘3s’ to score 32 on the Hornets. Devin Malik added 19 points and Terwilliger nine points.

Mississippi 8 Boys Basketball: St. Michael-Alb. 6-0, 12-3 all; St. Francis 6-0, 13-4; Cambridge-Isanti 4-1, 7-8; Buffalo 3-2, 7-9; Chisago Lakes 3-3, 11-6; Rogers 2-3, 8-8; Monticello 2-4, 10-6; North Branch 1-5, 2-12; Big Lake 1-5, 1-12; Princeton 0-5, 3-13.

 

Braham Girls go 1-2 over week

Aitkin took control of the GRC girls basketball lead after defeating Braham 49-46 on Jan. 16.

Next, the Bombers played at the Martin Luther King Jr. Classic sponsored by Breakdown Sports at UMD on Monday, Jan. 19. Mountain Iron-Buhl, the alma mater for Braham Coach Brittany Lakeberg, went on to a big 79-34 win over the Bombers.

Braham snapped its short loss streak by defeating East Central 64-48 Jan. 20.

Great River Girls Basketball: Aitkin 8-0, 10-3; Rush City 7-1, 8-2; Braham 6-2, 9-5; East Central 4-5, 7-7; Ogilvie 3-5, 4-8; Isle 3-5, 3-8; Pine City 2-5, 3-11; Onamia 2-6, 4-7; Hinckley-Fin. 0-1, 1-10.

C-I Wrestlers 3rd  at own Duals

The  Bluejacket wrestlers went 2-2 to finish in third place at their Cambridge-Isanti Duals on Saturday. The team opened with a 63-12 win over Andover and closed by knocking off Forest Lake 46-24. In between, the Jackets were topped by Mora 40-26 and Ellsworth, Wis. 37-25. A key C-I match win was Caleb Brennan defeating the No. 4 ranked Anders Lants of Ellsworth, and Mike Seafolk pinned three wrestlers for the Bluejackets.

Ellsworth went on to win the tourney title with a 33-27 win over the Mustangs.

• In M-8 action Jan. 15, the Bluejackets beat Chisago Lakes 47-25. Brennan and Drake Frikken gave the team the lead for good with consecutive tech falls. Jake Olson and Seafolk finished it with pins at 195 and 220.

Mississippi 8 Wrestling: St. Michael-Alb. 5-0, 16-2; St. Francis 3-1, 6-2; Cambridge-Isanti 3-0, 14-12; Big Lake 3-1, 10-8; Princeton 2-2, 10-7; Buffalo 2-2, 11-5; Rogers 2-4, 4-12; Chisago Lakes 1-3, 7-7; North Branch 0-4, 4-7; Monticello 0-5, 2-9.

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Warrior boys top Foreston http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/warrior-boys-top-foreston/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/warrior-boys-top-foreston/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:44:05 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=118215 Syfah Doble has been a strong team captain and leader for this year’s young Warriors Boys Basketball team.  Syfah helps set the bar for intensity in practice and currently leads the team in assists, rebounds and is second in points and steals.

Syfah Doble has been a strong team captain and leader for this year’s young Warriors Boys Basketball team. Syfah helps set the bar for intensity in practice and currently leads the team in assists, rebounds and is second in points and steals.

Cambridge Christian Basketball:   The Cambridge Christian boys worked for a 53-50 win at Faith Foreston in Christian Athletic League action Jan. 13. Jordan Roble scored 12, Ethan Tastsides 11, Syfah Doble 10 and Micah Bonkoski added nine points in the victory.

“Ethan Tastsides hit a big three-pointer to put us up by three. Foreston had the last possession of the game, but our defense did an outstanding job of not allowing a shot in the last 15 seconds, stifling their best player who we had difficulty stopping all night,” replayed Coach Jeff Bonkoski.  “I was very pleased with the resiliency our boys showed down the stretch. We had some key offensive possessions at the end of the game to score some big baskets, including Jordan Roble  hitting a 16-footer from the corner and Ethan’s big three-pointer. When it mattered most at the end of the game, the combination of our offensive decision making and defensive tenacity sealed the game for us.”

In another CAL game on Jan. 16, it was host St. Cloud Christian defeating the Warriors 74-35.

CCS Girls fall to Saints

The Cambridge Christian girls were clipped by Faith Foreston 68-56 in the opening game of the Jan. 13 road double-header. Kristin Bergman led the Warriors with 27 points. Emily Fridberg scored 13 and Jerusalem Solomon added eight points for CCS.

On Jan. 17, Lakeview Christian got past the Warrior girls 72-56. Solomon led the Warriors with 18 that night, with Fridberg scoring 16 and Bergman 14.

The Warriors earned a 40-35 CAL victory over Hope Christian on Jan. 20. Leading scorers were Solomon 15, Cole 10 and Fridberg nine points.

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C-I Gymnasts sees scores climbing against Knights http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/c-i-gymnasts-sees-scores-climbing-against-knights/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/c-i-gymnasts-sees-scores-climbing-against-knights/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:40:46 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=118211 Hannah Haight spun for a personal-best 9.7 on the Bars and finished with a season-high 9.125 on Floor against St. Michael-Alb. She went on to place first in All-Around points with 36.225

Hannah Haight spun for a personal-best 9.7 on the Bars and finished with a season-high 9.125 on Floor against St. Michael-Alb. She went on to place first in All-Around points with 36.225 that evening.

The Cambridge-Isanti gymnastics squad improved its Mississippi 8 record to 4-1 this season after climbing past visiting St. Michael-Albertville 140.05 – 130.325 in a Jan. 15 meet.

The Uneven Bars were highlight event for the Bluejackets were Hannah Haight swung for a 9.7 and teammate Kaeli Kortan scored a 9.525 with their upgraded routines. Haight went on to place first in the All-Around by adding a team-high 9.125 on Floor and a 9.1 on Vault.

Madi Douglas paced the Jackets on the Vault with her 9.325 by planting a pike tsuk. She was second in the All-Around, adding an 8.8 on Floor and an 8.3 on Bars. Kortan also stuck her Beam routine for a team-high 9.8.

More key scores for C-I against the Knights came from: Courtney Durant – 8.775 on Vault; Tori Nelson – 8.7 on Vault; MollyAnn Harvey – 8.8 on Bars and 8.65 on Floor; Sydney Crocker – 8.65 on Floor.

The Bluejackets will host a key Mississippi 8 meet against Big Lake on Jan. 20.

• This Saturday, the C-I gymnasts will host the annual Bluejacket All-Around which begins at noon. The individual competition will include skills from Andover, Blaine, Bloomington Jefferson, Breck, Coon Rapids, Forest Lake, Moorhead, Princeton, St. Francis and Bloomington Kennedy teams.

• On Jan. 20, the Bluejackets forged a tie at the top of the Mississippi 8 by handing Big Lake its first conference loss on the season in a 142.7 – 140.1 meet. Haight (36.2, 2nd), Kortan (35.0, 4th) and Douglas (34.1) worked for All-Around scores.

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Bluejackets finish strong for M-8 swim victory http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/bluejackets-finish-strong-for-m-8-swim-victory/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/21/bluejackets-finish-strong-for-m-8-swim-victory/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:36:26 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=118209 With a strong finish, the Cambridge-Isanti boys swim & dive crew earned a 94-89 win over visiting Princeton in a Jan. 15 conference dual meet.

The Bluejackets received consecutive wins by Josh Minnihan in the 100 Butterfly (59.0), Peter Edblad in the 100 Free (54.1) and Alex Heinen in the 500 Free (5:43) to cut Princeton’s lead down to seven points. After the Tigers won the 200 Free Relay, Collin Perra (1:03.4) and Thomas Cameron (1:05.0) finished first and second in the 100 Backstroke to get Cambridge-Isanti to within three points 78-75.

The 100 Breaststroke followed, and C-I’s Jared Zacharias placed first (1:11.5) and Adin Nelson was third (1:16.2) to push the team into an 86-83 lead. The win was sealed when the Bluejackets’ 4×400 Free Relay of Edblad, Joe Lind, Minnihan and Perra swam to a 12-second win at 3:42.5.

The meet began with the Tigers taking first and third in the 200 Medley Relay, but the Jackets countered quickly when Edblad (2:03.0) and Lind (2:03.3) took the top two spots in the 200 Freestyle. Heinen followed with a second-place time in the 200 IM (2:26.4), and Zacharias was second in the 50 Free (24.3). Princeton then pulled ahead by sweeping the top three spots in Diving.

• After facing St. Michael-Albertville in a Jan. 15 Mississippi 8 dual, the C-I boys will host the annual Bluejacket Invitational this Saturday. Coming to town for the competition will be Champlin Park, Chisago Lakes, Coon Rapids, Duluth East, Duluth Marshall, Elk River, Forest Lake, Princeton and Superior, Wis.

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Three area teams to play in MLK Jr. Classic at UMD http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/14/three-area-teams-to-play-in-mlk-jr-classic-at-umd/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/14/three-area-teams-to-play-in-mlk-jr-classic-at-umd/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:01:01 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=118057 Senior guard Nate Cox returned from his arm injury for his first game of the season in the Jan. 9 win at Princeton. Cox scored 7 points and had 3 assists.  Photo submitted

Senior guard Nate Cox returned from his arm injury for his first Bluejacket boys game of the season in the Jan. 9 win at Princeton. Cox scored 7 points and had 3 assists. Photo submitted

BASKETBALL ROUND-UP:   The second annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Classic hosted by Breakdown Sports will be a one-day showcase at the University of Minnesota-Duluth’s Romano Gymnasium on Monday, Jan. 19. Area teams will be part of the seven-game bill.

The Cambridge-Isanti boys will take on Edina in the 1:15 p.m. game, then the Braham girls follow with a 2:45 p.m. game against Mountain Iron-Buhl– the alma mater of first-year Bomber Coach Brittany Lakeberg. Next at 4:15 p.m. will be the Braham boys recalling the old Bethel Holiday Tourney days by taking on Minneapolis North.

More area teams taking part in the MLK Jr. Classic are the St. Francis boys playing Rhett McDonald’s Duluth East team at 11:30 a.m., and the Princeton boys hoopsters playing section rival Hermantown at 6 p.m.

C-I Boys top Tigers

The Cambridge-Isanti boys stayed perfect in Mississippi 8 games after downing host Princeton 72-60 Jan. 9. Kyle McDonald shot well with four three-pointers to lead C-I with 28 points and also grabbed eight rebounds.

Adding key points were Devin Malik with 12, Evan Dunbar with 11 and Nate Cox– back from his broken wrist– to score seven. Luke Johnson led on the boards with 10 rebounds.

• On Jan. 6, the Bluejackets defeated host Chisago Lakes  49-41. Malik scored 14 and Collin Terwilliger knocked down four ‘3s’ for 12 points for the Jackets.

Mississippi 8 Boys Basketball: St. Michael-Alb. 4-0, 10-3 all; St. Francis 5-0, 11-4; Cambridge-Isanti 3-1, 6-7; Buffalo 2-1, 5-8; Chisago Lakes 2-2, 10-5; Rogers 1-2, 7-7; Monticello 1-3, 9-5; Princeton 0-3, 3-9; North Branch 1-3, 2-10; Big Lake 0-4, 0-10.

• St. Francis beat the C-I boys 77-52 in a Jan. 13 road win.

Bomber Boys beat Onamia

The Braham boys chased visiting Onamia in an 106-41 home win Jan. 9 which improved the team’s Great River record to 7-0 on the season.

Chris Olson scored 34 and John Larson added a hot 27 points on the Panthers, with both those Bombers swiping six steals. Ryan Larson contributed 14 points and 11 assists in the win.

• The Bombers added an 84-49 win at Isle Jan. 6 where scoring was spread between Olson (24), R. Larson (14), Alec Olson (12), J. Larson (12) and Connor Tschumper (10).

Great River Boys Basketball: Braham 8-0, 13-1; Pine City 6-1, 10-4; Hinckley-Fin. 5-2, 6-5; Rush City 3-3, 4-7; Onamia 2-3, 2-7; East Central 2-4, 4-5; Isle 1-4, 4-7; Aitkin 2-5, 3-9; Ogilvie 0-7, 1-9.

• The Bombers knocked off host Rush City 77-39 in a Jan. 13 GRC game.
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Bluejacket Hockey to host Military Night Jan. 17 http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/14/bluejacket-hockey-to-host-military-night-jan-17/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/14/bluejacket-hockey-to-host-military-night-jan-17/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:56:07 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=118053 The Cambridge-Isanti high school hockey teams will continue the tradition of hosting a “Military Appreciation Night” at the Johnson Arena in Isanti this Saturday.

Following the 1:15 p.m. JV game, the Bluejacket boys varsity will warm up in camo jerseys for their 3 p.m. Mississippi 8 game against St. Michael-Albertville. The Bluejacket girls JV will be next at 5:15 p.m., then a salute to military service members with a color guard will be held prior to the Cambridge-Isanti-Mora-Pine City girls varsity game with Cloquet-Esko-Carlton. The girls also will be wearing camo jerseys during warm-ups.

hockeypromo• The Bluejacket boys won two-of-three games last week, starting with a 6-3 effort over visiting Northern Lakes on Jan. 6. Collin Anderson had a monster night for C-I with four goals before the second period ended. Caleb Wessel and Alex Cummings tacked on third-period goals for the Jackets.

On Jan. 8, Cambridge-Isanti locked in a season sweep of neighboring Pine City-Rush City with a 3-0 shutout. Jack Goodmanson scored the lone goal of the first period, and Jared Konen netted goals in each of the following two periods, with Anderson assisting on all three goals. Nate Muehlberg earned the shutout by stopping 24 Dragon shots.

On Saturday, the Bluejackets were tripped by Mississippi 8 leader Buffalo 8-1 in conference action. Blaise Fairbanks’ goal in the second period cut the Bison lead to 3-1.

Mississippi 8 Boys Hockey: Buffalo 4-0, 7-7; St. Michael-Alb. 3-1, 10-3; Rogers 3-2, 6-9; Monticello 3-3, 5-11; Princeton 2-2-1, 6-6-2; Chisago Lakes 1-1-1, 2-12-1; Cambridge-Isanti 1-2, 7-8; North Branch 0-3, 5-8; St. Francis 0-3, 0-13.

CIMPC girls split weekend games

The Bluejacket girls earned their second win of the season by downing visiting Willmar 3-1 at Mora Jan. 10. Paige Anfinson stood tall on 29 saves for CIMPC.

On Jan. 9, Mississippi 8 leader Buffalo picked up an 8-0 win over the host Bluejackets.

Mississippi 8 Girls Hockey: Buffalo 6-0, 12-7; Princeton-Big Lake-Becker 5-0, 14-4-1; North Wright Co. 4-1-2, 8-7-5; Rogers 2-4-3, 3-10-5; Chisago Lakes 1-3-3, 6-8-3; St. Francis-NB 2-4-1, 9-10-1; Cambridge-Isanti-Mora-Pine City 0-7-1, 2-16-1.

• North Wright County defeated the CIMPC girls 7-2 Jan. 13.
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Sports Schedule http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/14/118049/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/01/14/118049/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:54:00 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=118049 BRAHAM BOMBERS

Boys Basketball

Friday, Jan. 16 • 7:30 p.m.

Aitkin HOME

Monday, Jan. 19 • 4:15 p.m.

Minneapolis North @ UMD AWAY

Tuesday, Jan. 20 • 7:30 p.m.

East Central AWAY

IMG_4477Girls Basketball

Friday, Jan. 16 • 7:30 p.m.

Aitkin AWAY

Monday, Jan. 19 • 2:45 p.m.

Mountain Iron-Buhl @ UMD AWAY

Tuesday, Jan. 20 • 7:30 p.m.

East Central HOME

Wrestling

Thursday, Jan. 15 • 7:30 p.m.

Cloquet-Esko HOME

Friday, Jan. 16 • 4:30 p.m.

North Branch Invite AWAY

 

CAMBRIDGE-ISANTI BLUEJACKETS

Boys Basketball

Friday, Jan. 15 • 7:15 pm.

North Branch AWAY

Monday, Jan. 19 • 1:15 p.m.

Edina @ UMD AWAY

Girls Basketball

Friday, Jan. 16 • 7:15 pm.

North Branch HOME

Gymnastics

Thursday, Jan. 15 • 6:30 pm.

St. Michael-Alb. HOME

Tuesday, Jan. 20 • 6:30 p.m.

Big Lake HOME

Girls Hockey

Friday, Jan. 16 • 7:00 pm.

Rogers AWAY

Saturday, Jan. 17 • 7:00 pm.

Cloquet-Esko HOME

Tuesday, Jan. 20 • 7:00 p.m.

Princeton-BBL AWAY

Boys Hockey

Saturday, Jan. 17 • 3:00 p.m.

St. Michael-Alb. HOME

Boys Swim/Dive

Thursday, Jan. 15 • 6:00 p.m.

Princeton HOME

Wrestling

Friday, Jan. 15 • 9:30 a.m.

Chisago Lakes AWAY

Saturday, Jan. 17 • 10:30 a.m.

Cambridge-Isanti Duals HOME

 

CAMBRIDGE CHRISTIAN WARRIORS

Girls Basketball

Friday, Jan. 16 • 5:30 p.m.

St. Cloud Christian AWAY

Saturday, Jan. 17 • 11:30 a.m.

Lakeview Christian HOME

Tuesday, Jan. 20 • 5:30 p.m.

Hope Christian HOME

Boys Basketball

Friday, Jan. 16 • 5:30 p.m.

St. Cloud Christian AWAY

Tuesday, Jan. 20 • 5:30 p.m.

Hope Christian HOME

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