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Coach Klatt Returns

Head coach of the Grand Rapids Thunderhawks, Trent Klatt has reconsidered his resignation as head hockey coach and will be back for next season. Coach Klatt joined us Saturday morning on The Sports Issue.

By |April 2nd, 2016|Sports|Comments Off on Coach Klatt Returns|

Grand Rapids GBB to state

The Grand Rapids Thunderhawks girls’ basketball team a 62-50 win over Princeton to qualify for the AAA state tournament for the first time since 2011. Kari Kuschel with 19 points and 19 rebounds – Heaven Hamling with 18 points.

A lot of happy Thunderhawks after the game.

By |March 11th, 2016|Sports|Comments Off on Grand Rapids GBB to state|

Grand Rapids heads to State!

The Grand Rapids Thunderhawks a 6-5 win over the Duluth East Greyhounds –

Alex Adams the game winner with 6 seconds left.

Happy Thunderhawks after the game

By |February 26th, 2016|Sports|Comments Off on Grand Rapids heads to State!|

Section 7AA championship tonight

The Grand Rapids Thunderhawks and Duluth East tonight from Amsoil Arena in Duluth for the right to head to the state tournament in St. Paul.

The call on KOZY from the last time the Thunderhawks beat the Greyhounds in the playoffs.

Sophomores Gavin Hain and Blake McLaughlin after the 5-1 win over Cloquet.

Face-off scheduled for 7:00 pm – we’ll start pre-game coverage at 6:30 on KOZY and

By |February 25th, 2016|Sports|Comments Off on Section 7AA championship tonight|

Greenway Hockey Playoffs!

Time for 7A hockey playoffs and the 21-4 Greenway Raiders a home game against North Shore. Saturday, 1st year head coach Grant Clafton and 3 players were guests on The Sports Issue.

Tonight’s game can be heard on AM 1320 KOZY and starting with pre-game coverage at 7;15. With a win the Raiders would play at Amsoil Arena Saturday at 6 pm.

By |February 18th, 2016|Sports|Comments Off on Greenway Hockey Playoffs!|

Milestones for local athletes

Two local basketball players reaching the 1,000 point plateau this weekend. Nashwauk – Keewatin Sr guard Kaleb Pelkey getting there against Greenway on Friday evening. Heaven Hamling, Soph. guard for the Grand Rapids Thunderhawks getting to 1,000 on Saturday against Chisago Lakes. Gerard Valley talking with Pelkey after the win over Greenway.

Heaven Hamling came over the IRA Civic Center and talked about her 1,000 point during the 2nd intermission of the Thunderhawk hockey game on Saturday.

Congratulations to two outstanding local athletes on a great accomplishment.

By |January 11th, 2016|Sports|Comments Off on Milestones for local athletes|

Alumni day on The Sports Issue

Over the holidays there are numerous Alumni games being played and people in town spending Christmas with family. We took the opportunity to have 3 Grand Rapids alumni on The Sports Issue over Christmas weekend. Jake Bischoff Jr with MN Golden Gophers.

We also chatted with Kenzie and Taylor Kane. Kenzie a jr at UMD and Taylor a freshman at Northern State.

By |December 29th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Alumni day on The Sports Issue|

Grand Rapids a big win in Edina

The Grand Rapids Thunderhawk went into the Hornet’s Nest on Thursday and came away with a 6-4 win over the Edina Hornets. The Thunderhawks opened up a close game by exploding for 4 goals in the 2nd period to take a 5-1 lead. Mitchell Mattson 2 goals (one shorthanded and one on the powerplay), Alex Adams with 2 goals, Eric Soderberg and Jack Bowman with singles. Gabe Holum the win in net for the Thunderhawks. After the game Holum, Soderberg, and Adams.

Grand Rapids takes on #2 Eden Prairie on Friday evening at 6 – and Elk River on Saturday at 6 to complete the Edina Classic.

By |December 18th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Grand Rapids a big win in Edina|

Edina Classic this weekend

The Grand Rapids Thunderhawks back in action Thursday through Saturday with what may be the toughest stretch of hockey with the exception of a possible state tournament appearance. In 3 days the Thunderhawks will face Edina, Eden Prairie, and Elk River. Those 3 teams holding down the 1 (Eden Prairie), 6 (Edina), and 12 (Elk River) rankings in the LPH poll. Grand Rapids coming in with the #5 ranking and an OT loss in Lakeville to the Lakeville North Panthers. You can hear every game all season long on KOZY. Thursday’s game starts at 8 with Friday and Saturday games scheduled for 6 pm.

By |December 16th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Edina Classic this weekend|

Nordic Ski Team wishing for snow

On The Sports Issue Saturday morning 3 skiers and Coach Craig Stertz were on the air talking about the ski season that has yet to get started this year due to the warm weather and lack of snow. JayLynn Lauer, Hans Viren, and Eddie Cease along with Coach Stertz talking about the season.

By |December 14th, 2015|Blog, Sports|Comments Off on Nordic Ski Team wishing for snow|