Wednesday Notebook

Bulldogs Hockey Alumni Weekend begins at 6 p.m. Friday with a barbeque and social at Amsoil Arena. Saturday events include a breakfast at Amsoil and an afternoon 18-hole golf scramble at legendary Nemadji Golf Course in Superior. For more information [...]
Duluth East junior defenseman Phil Beaulieu is one of the most sought after college recruits at the outset of the 2012-13 season. A strong showing in the Elite League will likely push the three-year Greyhounds starter to the top of several college recruiting lists. Submitted

Greyhounds dominate Team North roster in Upper Midwest High School Elite League

By HOWIE HANSON BWS Executive Editor Six players from four-time defending Section 7AA champion Duluth East — including highly-coveted unsigned college prospect Phil Beaulieu, a junior defenseman — and Bulldogs recruit Adam Johnson [...]
Hill-Murray's Charlie Sampair (14), a Mr. Hockey finalist last season, will play for Minnesota-Duluth in 2012-13. Helen Nelson / MN Hockey Hub

Former Hill-Murray star Sampair makes last-minute decision to play for Bulldogs

By LOREN NELSON MN Hockey Hub editor Charlie Sampair is used to moving at high speeds. As one of the state’s fastest skaters, he rocketed his way to 30 goals, 21 assists, Mr. Hockey finalist honors and an appearance in the state Class 2A [...]
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Bulldogs select 2012 football captains

Five seniors will serve as Bulldogs football captains in 2012, the school has announced. Captains are: . Defensive end Joe Akey . Strong safety Cameron Harper . Offensive guard Garth Heikkinen . Tight end Ben Helmer . Quarterback Chase Vogler [...]

UMD to host fall softball league, clinic

In September, the University of Minnesota Duluth softball team will host the Big Dog Softball League and the Top Dog Clinic. The Big Dog Softball League, comprised of two divisions for grades 9-12 and grades 6-8, features doubleheaders on Sept. [...]

2012 Bulldogs Football Schedule

Thursday, August 30 — at Southwest Minnesota State, 6 p.m. Saturday, September 8 — Winona State, 6 p.m. Saturday, September 15 — at Concordia-St. Paul, 6 p.m. Saturday, September 22 — Augustana, 6 p.m. Saturday, September [...]

UMD Athletic Hall of Fame to add five members

Five former Bulldogs athletes and coaches will be inducted into the University of Minnesota Duluth Athletic Hall of Fame on October 5, the school announced today. New inductees: . Dick Fisher — football, hockey and track . Renee (Fluegge) [...]

Huskies to honor Jack Connolly

Former Bulldogs hockey All-American Jack Connolly, the 2012 Hobey Baker Award winner, is scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Duluth Huskies-Willmar Stingers game at 7:05 p.m. Thursday at historic Wade Stadium. Connolly [...]

Williamson joins Bulldogs men’s basketball coaching staff

Kevin Williamson spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach under Matt Bowen at Bemidji State University — and now will work in that same capacity with his old boss at the University of Minnesota Duluth. “By being with me the [...]