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Lighting The Lamp: High School Extra Edition Part Deux

March 1, 2009 2 comments

The state high school hockey tournament is always one of my favorite weekends of the year. It’s great to see kids from schools you don’t get to see everyday put everything on the line for their school and town. One thing that takes away from the weekend however is when the refs take the game out of the players’ hands. Such was the case last night in the state tournament game. Grand Forks Red River won their 2nd title in 3 years, but Bismarck outplayed them the entire time. The refs were determined to be the stars of the game though, and called ticky tack penalties all night.

Anyways, enough of me complaining, let’s get to the scores from last night. Read more…

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Lighting The Lamp: High School Extra Edition

February 28, 2009 Leave a comment

Good Saturday morning everyone. Last night I took in the semifinal round at the North Dakota high school state hockey tournament. In the first semi, Bismarck High School defeated Grand Forks Central 4-1 to advance to their first championship game since 1992. The Demons have just one loss on the season, which came earlier this year up in Williston. In the late semi, Grand Forks Red River defeated Fargo South for the third year in a row in the state tournament to advance to their third straight title game. It should be a good one, especially since no one brings the atmosphere quite like Red River fans.

Anyways, you come here for the college hockey, so let’s get to that after the jump: Read more…

Categories: Lighting The Lamp