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 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 24, 2016 

Midgets survive L'Anse upset bid, qualify for playoffs

L'ANSE - Hurley defensive tackle Mitchell Hissa felt a lot better in the second half when he switched from drinking water that didn't agree with him to Gatorade. Everybody on the Hurley sideline felt...

 

Niemi wins, Anderson 4th at Drummond invite

CABLE, Wis. — In as close to a WIAA Division 3 sectional preview as Hurley will get, Tori Anderson finished fourth Thursday at Telemark Golf Course. Ironwood's Nick Niemi found out he would have a...

 

Midgets drop OT thriller to Calumet

HURLEY - Why'd they wait so long? In the Midgets' first year in the West-PAC, they went toe-to-toe with defending champion and perennial power Calumet, dropping an absolute thriller 26-20 in overtime...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 3, 2016

Midgets upend Wykons

HURLEY — Hurley not only excelled in its first major West-PAC test, it kept conference power West Iron County out of the end zone. Hurley upended the Wykons with an exciting 22-3 victory Friday...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 26, 2016

Ironwood's Niemi sticks with lead pack, finishes 3rd at Ashland Invite

ASHLAND, Wis. - Ironwood sophomore Nick Niemi's goal for this season is to win the Division 2 U.P. Finals in October. If Thursday is any indication, that's a realistic goal. The top two runners,...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 10, 2016

Gagnon named MVP in Northern Michigan's comeback effort

IRONWOOD - Adam Vandenberghe and Northern Wisconsin put on a show in the first half. Northern Michigan weathered the storm and came back for a 105-104 win in a thrilling Kiwanis Classic Border Bash Th...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 10, 2016

Wardynski MVP in N. Michigan girls win

IRONWOOD - Just five days after helping the Ontonagon Gladiators to a U.P. track-and-field title, Lori Wardynski added another trophy to her collection Thursday. Wardynski was named the MVP of the...

 
 By Jason Juno    News    June 4, 2016

Thompson wins shot-put, competes in discus today

La CROSSE, Wis. - Nobody was seeded within three feet of Mercer's Sydney Thompson going into Friday's WIAA Division 3 state track-and-field meet. That didn't matter when Ozaukee's Emma Richards...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 3, 2016

Hurley routs Drummond to win Regional title

HURLEY — Hurley waited six years to win another regional title. The Midgets only needed 4.5 innings — in the entire tournament — to break that drought and return to sectionals for the first time since 2010. The Midgets beat Drummond 11-0 in...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 28, 2016

Midgettes win 1st regional since '11

HURLEY - It seemed like every ground ball was going just to the left of Hurley shortstop Maria Swartz during the WIAA Division 4 regional final Friday. But with the bases loaded and one out in the se...

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 

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