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Korby’s Corner…Battaglia’s a basketball coach

April 4, 2013 in Pine Journal

In last week’s edition of the Pine Journal, a shocking letter to the editor was published inferring that Battaglia was a racist for removing Diver from the contest.
In my opinion, it wasn’t racism, but strategy.
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Korby’s Corner..Esko’s selfless seniors

March 28, 2013 in Pine Journal

The “us-first” attitude defined Esko’s senior class. Continue Reading

Korby’s Corner…Cloquet’s Nifty Nine

February 21, 2013 in Pine Journal

In ice hockey, there are times where a team is shorthanded.
Yet, I believe the Cloquet 12-and-Under girls hockey team recently redefined how to take the ice undermanned.
I call them the ‘Nifty Nine.’
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Korby’s Corner: Broman is coming to town

January 31, 2013 in Pine Journal

What the high-scoring Broman has done over time simply may never be surpassed. That’s why I’m as excited as a kid at Christmas to watch the Division-I recruit come to town tonight, when the Lions meet the Lumberjacks at Cloquet High School at 7:15 p.m. Continue Reading

Korby’s Corner…Broman is coming to town

January 30, 2013 in Pine Journal

Last week, Lakeview Christian Academy senior basketball superstar Anders Broman became the first player in Minnesota history to surpass 4,500 points in a career.
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Korby’s Corner – Basketball’s best tickets

December 27, 2012 in Pine Journal

Monday morning the first time I touched the basketball that day I drained a 22-foot 3-pointer in front of the Cloquet boys basketball bench during the program’s annual alumni game.
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Korby’s Corner: Hockey’s holy rivalry

December 20, 2012 in Pine Journal

Squeezing on my helmet, putting in my rubber mouth guard and lacing up my black skates, I was an aspiring ice-mite hockey player.
My “career” lasted maybe a month.
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Korby’s Corner…When having less means more

August 25, 2012 in Pine Journal

Entering seventh grade in Cloquet, I remember having a life-changing conversation with my parents at the kitchen table.
Play tackle football, or be a wimp.
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Korby’s Corner…Our game

July 14, 2012 in Pine Journal

Although my Hall of Fame fastball lags velocity, my curveball doesn’t curve and my changeup has always been hittable, I love pitching wiffleballs.
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