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 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 28, 2015

Loggers chop Midgettes' season short in overtime

HURLEY - Phillips missed 20 free throws, but one of them helped the Loggers pull off a big upset in Hurley Friday night. The No. 3 seed Loggers' defeated No. 2 Hurley 52-47 in overtime during... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 23, 2015

Midgettes bring defense to the WIAA dance

HURLEY - Defense helped Hurley win a share of an Indianhead Conference East Division championship. Now the Midgettes are hoping it brings them a regional trophy. The Midgettes (17-5) gave up 50 or mor... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 21, 2015

Midgets celebrate '49 state champs, Sukanen's 1,000th point

HURLEY - Junior James Sukanen made school history on a nostalgic night in Hurley. Sukanen became the eighth Hurley boy to score 1,000 career points as Hurley beat Butternut 62-24 Friday night. That... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 20, 2015

Midgettes cap wild 21.6 seconds with win

HURLEY - Hurley has a week off before the postseason starts, but Thursday night's game may have been good enough to keep the momentum going that long. After trailing much of the evening, Hurley... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 19, 2015

No drama in round two: Lady Samsons lose by 17 at Finlandia

HANCOCK - The sequel didn't pack the same drama as the first meeting. Finlandia University defeated the Gogebic Community College Lady Samsons 66-49 Wednesday at Paavo Nurmi Center. It was nowhere... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 19, 2015

Samsons make game of it after first 10 minutes, but Lions win

HANCOCK - It was a pretty good game after the first 10 minutes. Finlandia came out of the gates on fire and then held off Gogebic Community College's comeback efforts for a 81-66 win Wednesday. The... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 18, 2015

Tigers stonewall Cardinals

MERCER, Wis. - Hurley may be Mercer's biggest rival, but the Tigers did the Midgettes a big favor with Tuesday night's 61-52 victory over Wakefield-Marenisco. The Midgettes clinched at least a share... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 16, 2015

Samsons close regular season with win

IRONWOOD --- The Samsons hope they haven't seen the last of the Lindquist Center this season. Gogebic Community College defeated Fox Valley Tech 77-65 Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Samsons finished .500 at home, 6-6. To play here again, the... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 14, 2015

Devils survive Speedboys to clinch share of East Division title

IRONWOOD - It's not often conference titles take a backseat to anything. But beating one of your biggest rivals with a wild finish in front of a pumped up crowd, that's hard to beat. Ironwood clinche... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 13, 2015

Midgettes stop Speedgirls

BESSEMER - Hurley put the finishing touch on its resume going into Saturday's seeding meeting with a 54-32 Indianhead Conference victory at Bessemer Thursday night. The Midgettes took advantage of Bes... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 11, 2015

Midgets upset No. 3 Devils

HURLEY - Part of Hurley's 0-5 start to the season was a 27-point loss at rival Ironwood. Part of the Midgets' turnaround - and what now is a six-game winning streak - is a 53-37 victory over Ironwood... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 9, 2015

DCTC nips Samsons as rivalry grows

IRONWOOD - The site of the tournament matchup between these two teams had already been determined, but Saturday's game was proof of how much of a rivalry this has become. Dakota County Technical College defeated Gogebic Community College 67-64... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 6, 2015

Gladiators dominate Nimrods

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon had its best night of the season offensively as the Gladiators defeated shorthanded Watersmeet 62-32 Thursday. The Nimrods won the first matchup 37-35 in the season opener. But... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 4, 2015

Guards wear down Devils in battle of division leaders

WASHBURN, Wis. - Up-tempo Washburn exposed Ironwood's lack of depth, handing the Red Devils their first loss of the season, 64-45, Tuesday night. The battle of Indianhead Conference leaders was as... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 31, 2015

Midgets upset 2nd-place Cardinals

HURLEY - South Shore's Blake Reijo poses quite a challenge with his outside shooting ability. Earlier in the week, Ironwood went with 6-5 Jake DiGiorgio to slow down Reijo (6-3). On Friday night,... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 21, 2015

Speedgirls survive Nimrods

BESSEMER - Bessemer held off Watersmeet's furious rally to beat the Nimrods for the first time since 2012 41-40 Tuesday night. The Nimrods defeated Bessemer in the last six meetings with the... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 17, 2015

Gustafson towers over W-M Cardinals

WAKEFIELD - In a battle of Indianhead Conference division leaders, South Shore's Megan Gustafson towered over everyone. The 6-3 Iowa recruit scored 49 points, grabbed 24 rebounds and blocked six... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 15, 2015

Ofstad's 3 sinks Finlandia

IRONWOOD - Gogebic vs. Finlandia. Sam Ofstad vs. Marissa Burke. Neither matchup could have been more even. Gogebic Community College's Sam Ofstad nailed a 3-pointer on top with two seconds left to... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 15, 2015

Samsons fall to Finlandia on shot with 2.6 seconds left

IRONWOOD - Gogebic's shot to tie bounced around multiple times before falling. Finlandia's shot to win was far more improbable. Finlandia's Tyler Koski got to the basket and made the game-winner with... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 14, 2015

Unbeaten Red Devils pounce on Panthers

IRONWOOD - Ironwood couldn't miss in the first half as the Red Devils raced past Ewen-Trout Creek 68-50 Tuesday night. The Devils were 5 of 6 from behind the arc in the first half and 13 of 20 from i... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 13, 2015

Cardinals remain unbeaten after surviving Tiger test

WAKEFIELD - Wakefield-Marenisco's undefeated record hasn't been attained easily. The Cardinals completed its first trip through the tough Indianhead Conference East Division unscathed with a 46-40... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 20, 2014

Devils cap 2014 with exciting win over Ashland

IRONWOOD- After winning pretty easily in their first three games, the Ironwood Red Devils needed a challenge. Ashland certainly provided that Friday night. Ironwood edged the Oredockers 57-52 in a... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 19, 2014

Midgettes win 4th in a row

ASHLAND, Wis. - Hurley has been good at overcoming slow starts. After losing their first two games, the Midgettes have won four straight. The fourth in that run came Thursday night when they... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 18, 2014

Nimrods hold off Tigers' big comeback attempt

MERCER, Wis. - Watersmeet held off Mercer's furious comeback attempt for a 73-66 non-conference victory Wednesday night. Watersmeet freshman Bethany Baldwin scored 39 points, including some big... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 17, 2014

Panthers take down Midgets for first win of season

HURLEY - Both teams desperately needed a win and Ewen-Trout Creek came up with a 54-35 non-conference victory over Hurley Tuesday night. Neither team came into the game with a victory. The Panthers... Full story

 

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