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Coach Joe Marsh
Coach Joe Marsh

SLU Saints head to semifinals

North Country collegiate hockey fans have another big weekend to look forward to. The St. Lawrence University men's team heads to Albany this weekend for their conference's semifinal. The fifth seeded Saints face off against third seeded Union College tomorrow night at 7. The Saints lost to Yale in a heartbreaker in last year's semifinals. David Sommerstein stopped by practice at Appleton Arena yesterday to speak with Coach Joe Marsh.  Go to full article
SLU forward Sabrina Harbec (Source:  SLU)
SLU forward Sabrina Harbec (Source: SLU)

Frozen Four hockey: St. Lawrence women face rematch with top-ranked Wisconsin

The St. Lawrence University women's hockey team will get a second chance tonight against the number-one ranked Wisconsin Badgers. Last year, the Badgers edged the Saints in the semifinals of the Frozen Four championship. The Wisconsin squad went on to win the national title. This year, the tournament comes to Lake Placid. As Brian Mann reports, both teams say the rematch will be a major showdown.  Go to full article
Photo by Tara LaFredo
Photo by Tara LaFredo

Local Colleges to Fight Division III Proposal

Last month, North Country sports fans were shocked to learn about a proposal that could hurt the competitiveness of the St. Lawrence and Clarkson hockey programs. The plan would eliminate athletic scholarships for Division III athletes who play at the higher Division I level. The presidents of both St. Lawrence and Clarkson have written letters of protest. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

SLU Hockey Teams Head to NCAA Playoffs

It's a big weekend for St. Lawrence University hockey fans—the Saints men's and women's hockey teams are both in NCAA Division 1 tournament play this weekend. The men's team advanced to the NCAA playoffs with a win over Cornell in Lake Placid last weekend. The victory was a record fifth win for head coach Joe Marsh, and the sixth ECAC Championship for St. Lawrence. And goalie Jeremy Symington was named Most Valuable Player. Coach Marsh told Todd Moe it was an exciting weekend.  Go to full article

Appleton Arena 50th Anniversary

This weekend Washington DC was displaying its essential characteristics: fur coats and black ties, thousand dollar roasts, fleets of motorcades, and, of course, the inauguration of a president. At the same time, a North Country institution was preening in its own way. Saturday marked the 50th birthday of St. Lawrence University's venerable Appleton Hockey Arena. And Dartmouth, the same team that faced off against the Larries to inaugurate Appleton on January 20, 1951, returned to relive college hockey history. So did St. Lawrence alumni, former players, and former Saints broadcasters to share fond memories of a hockey arena with one foot firmly rooted in the past. David Sommerstein takes us to the wooden benches behind the glass for an appreciation.  Go to full article

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