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 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 25, 2016

Speedboys, Ontonagon girls runner-up at first Copper Mountain Conference meet

BESSEMER - The team results played out much like last week's Division 3 regional track-and-field meet with the Bessemer boys and Ontonagon girls both coming in second behind Lake Linden-Hubbell at...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 24, 2016

Midgets win first regional title since 2005

TONY, Wis. - No one came close to the Hurley boys, who won their first WIAA Division 3 regional track-and-field meet since 2005 Monday. The Indianhead Conference dominated the day with Hurley first wi...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 7, 2016

Wardynski, Wieringa write new school records

ONTONAGON - Two local school records fell Friday at the Ontonagon Invitational. A meet record may have fallen if anybody kept weather records over the years. Bessemer's Lily Wieringa broke the...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 12, 2016

Trojans corral Panthers' offense in district final

WATERSMEET - Much of the talk surrounding Friday night's Class D District 127 final was how to defend Crystal Falls Forest Park after a 2-3 zone nearly eliminated them from the tournament earlier in...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 27, 2016

Gladiators win 6th straight, hold off Speedboys

BESSEMER - Ontonagon won its sixth straight game, but they got a battle from the host Speedboys in a 66-54 Copper Mountain Conference win Friday night. The Gladiators haven't lost since they...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 20, 2016

Midgets docked by Ashland

HURLEY - Ashland's 3-17 record doesn't do that team any justice. Friday night's final score didn't showcase Hurley's strong effort either. The Oredockers defeated the Midgets 68-57 Friday night in...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 13, 2016

Midgets hold off Tigers

HURLEY - On the second Friday in a row, Hurley buried a rival early in the game. After coming out strong in a win at Ironwood last week, the Midgets did the same against their Iron County rivals,...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 6, 2016

Midgets tower over cold Red Devils

IRONWOOD -  Hurley utilized its size advantage and held Ironwood's shooters in check to beat its rival 56-34 Friday night. One of the biggest crowds of the season was on hand for the contest, but...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 16, 2016

Midgettes avenge loss to South Shore, dedicate win to Czarnecki

HURLEY - In a game they dedicated to a former teammate, the Hurley Midgettes rallied to beat South Shore 58-49 Friday night. Hurley shut down a good shooting South Shore team in the second half to ave...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 9, 2016

Mercer beats rival Hurley for second straight time

MERCER, Wis. - After going over 11 years without a win over their archrivals to the north, the Mercer Tigers now have a winning streak against Hurley. The Tigers fought off a spirited second-half rall...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 5, 2016

Defending state champs dominate Cardinals

WAKEFIELD — When Wakefield-Marenisco athletic director Mark Lane had a solution for the Cardinals open spot on the schedule, he suggested coach Bruce Mahler sit down before he told him. It was Class C defending state champion Calumet. Mahler...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 5, 2015

South Shore escapes Ironwood with five-point win

IRONWOOD - Ironwood proved that focusing a defense on Emily DiGiorgio isn't going to work. The Devils received balanced scoring, but it wasn't enough as Shauna Kavajecz had a monster night, made the...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    November 20, 2015

Ellenberger, 'Coach Norm' made a mark in Watersmeet

WATERSMEET — Norm Ellenberger was known nationally as a showman on the sidelines in his early college basketball coaching days. In Watersmeet, he was simply Coach Norm. Ellenberger, who died in his sleep over the weekend at the age of 83, was...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    October 10, 2015

Midgets win another shootout

HURLEY - Hurley picked up its fifth straight win and fourth consecutive in shootout fashion 48-34 over North Dickinson Friday night. Both teams tallied more than 400 yards of offense and scored 20 poi...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    October 3, 2015

Midgets hand Broncos first loss

HARRIS – A three-hour bus ride nor the No. 3-ranked Division 8 team in the Upper Peninsula could stop the Hurley Midgets Friday night. Nothing really is stopping Hurley these days. The Midgets...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 26, 2015

Midgets turn shootout with Miners into blowout

HURLEY - Once defense arrived at Friday's game, it stole the show. The Hurley Midgets, buoyed by two third-quarter takeaways, shut out the Gogebic Miners in the second half for a 54-28 Great Western...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 18, 2015

Hurley girls, Ironwood boys place second at first Indianhead meet

IRON RIVER, Wis. - The storms stayed away as the Hurley girls and Ironwood boys took second at the first Indianhead Conference cross country meet of the season at Northern Pines Golf Course...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 8, 2015

Midgets sink in Lake Linden 35-6

LAKE LINDEN - The second quarter couldn't have gone much worse. But really, the whole day was one to forget for Hurley. Lake Linden-Hubbell dominated Hurley for a 35-6 Great Western Conference...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 4, 2015

Aukee nets hat trick in Devils' win

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Ironwood scored four unanswered goals to defeat Phelps 4-1 in Northern Lights Conference action. The Red Devils overcame a sluggish start as Phelps scored the game's first goal....

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 29, 2015

Dominating decade: Midgets win 10th straight over Devils

HURLEY - Hurley's 10th straight victory over Ironwood Friday night was its biggest in the impressive run. The Midgets defeated Ironwood 55-6, the 49-point margin of victory eclipsing the 42-point...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 28, 2015

Miners' cross country program debuts at Ashland

ASHLAND, Wis. - The Gogebic Miners cross country program debuted with a fifth-place finish out of 12 teams in the boys race at the Ashland Invitational Thursday. The Miners, a co-op of Bessemer and...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 27, 2015

Lady Samsons start season Friday

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College Lady Samsons start the volleyball season with a tournament at Vermilion at Friday and Saturday. Coach Aaron Bender just wishes more players were making the...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 24, 2015

Langdon wins Gogebic men's club championship

IRONWOOD - Zak Langdon of Ironwood survived a windy day and his boss to win the Gogebic Country Club men's club championship Saturday. He defeated Dave Chase of Ironwood 4-up in the final. "I just played steady; I played pretty good golf all day,"...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 14, 2015

Fontecchio draws Junior League World Series assignment

IRONWOOD - Sam Fontecchio of Ironwood won't have to leave Michigan for this Little League World Series assignment. Fontecchio was chosen to umpire the Junior League World Series (ages 12-14) at...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 13, 2015

Speedgirls serve up midnight volleyball practice

BESSEMER - The Bessemer volleyball team started its first practice of the season at the earliest time possible Wednesday. Midnight. Practice for sports other than football opened in Michigan Wednesda...

 

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