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 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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,"... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 12, 2015

Movrich leads Miners into new season

BESSEMER - New Gogebic Miners' football coach Mark Movrich has 35 players to work with in his first season. Movrich coached JV football for the Miners before this. Gogebic is coming off of three... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 10, 2015

Ben Schneider wins 10th straight Paavo, wife Candice takes 5th title

HURLEY - Ben Schneider came into Saturday's race with a discrete, even human, bib number of 178, rather than the traditional No. 1 for the defending champion. Schneider, a nine-time defending... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 5, 2015

Midgets start football practice with high hopes for season

HURLEY -  It felt like fall Tuesday morning. The air was cooler. And there was football. Thirty-eight Hurley Midgets took part in the first day of practice at the Hurley K-12 School. A couple of play... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    July 14, 2015

Penokee bounces back

IRONWOOD  - Penokee Range overcame a tough Sunday loss to win big, 12-1, over Keweenaw on Monday evening. The Penokee Range 9-10 year-old Little League team advances to Marquette to continue... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 27, 2015

Longer games in Wisconsin may favor deeper teams

For one year at least, quarters are out in high school basketball games in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association board voted Thursday to change varsity games from four eight-minute quarters to two 18-minute halves for a... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 16, 2015

Midgets perfect wing T offense with state championship coach

HURLEY - People who run the wing T offense stick together. Zeeland West coach John Shillito, who has won three Michigan High School Athletic Association state championships, came 9.5 hours to help... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 10, 2015

Wisconsin boys outlast bigger Northern Michigan team

RONWOOD - Yes, there were 13 lead changes and 10 ties and the game wasn't decided until the final minutes. But Northern Wisconsin seemed to have the upper hand for the most part and ultimately... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 10, 2015

Northern Wisconsin defends way to all-star game win

IRONWOOD — "You guys just played defense in an all-star game." That was the proud message Northern Wisconsin coach Kellen Anderson had for a group of five players coming out of the game in the first half with a 35-20 lead. Northern Wisconsin held... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 8, 2015

Thompson takes second at WIAA finals

La CROSSE, Wis. - Sydney Thompson saved her best for last Saturday. The Mercer sophomore's final attempt in the discus went 120 feet, 11 inches, which was good for second overall in the WIAA Division... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 4, 2015

Midgets' season washes away in semifinal

HURLEY - A seventh-inning comeback was a long shot for Hurley, which trailed 7-3, even with the heart of the order coming up. The weather made sure it wouldn't happen. The No. 2 seed Midgets lost a... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 30, 2015

Ready for running

KINGSFORD - The Upper Peninsula's best track-and-field athletes will bein Kingsford today for the U.P. Finals. The Bessemer boys hope to bring home a trophy in Division 3, while Ironwood has several... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 28, 2015

No. 4 Midgettes storm past No. 1 Screaming Eagles in regional semifinal

PARK FALLS, Wis. - After waiting through an hour, 25 minute thunder and lightning delay, Hurley kept the storm that is the middle of the Chequamegon lineup in check. No. 4 seed Hurley picked up a 6-4... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 15, 2015

Hurley's Nickel breaks sister's school record

ASHLAND, Wis. - Hurley freshman Aiyana Nickel set a school record in the triple jump at Thursday's Welker Invitational. Her jump of 31-6 broke the record set by her sister Teressa Leinon by half an... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 13, 2015

Tenlen wins playoff for conference title

HURLEY - A frustrating day of golf ended well for Hurley's Jeff Tenlen. Tenlen's 84 put him in a tie for the best score at Tuesday's Northern Wisconsin Golf Conference meet at Eagle Bluff. It also... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 12, 2015

Tenlen, Midgets win at foggy, wet, cold Hurley Invitational

HURLEY — Golfers couldn't see the greens and most of them couldn't feel their hands. Hurley's Jake Tenlen still managed to shoot a 40 on the front nine at Eagle Bluff and be medalist by eight strokes at Monday's Hurley Invitational. "Home-course... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 1, 2015

Red Devils win two very different games

IRONWOOD - Thursday night's softball doubleheader between Ironwood and Mellen was night and day, literally and figuratively. Besides starting during the day and ending under the lights, the teams... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 28, 2015

Kivisto tallies 400th win as Midgettes gash Granite Diggers in doubleheader

Kivisto, his 400th win coaching the Hurley softball team came on a warm and sunny day. After the Midgettes beat Mellen 15-0 in the first game of a doubleheader, Hurley players sprayed Kivisto with as... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 28, 2015

Second Border Bash includes 8 local hoops players

IRONWOOD — The second annual Kiwanis Classic Border Bash high school boys and girls all-star basketball games include eight local players and several regional athletes locals will recognize. The games pitting Upper Peninsula athletes against... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 24, 2015

Speedboys, W-M girls second at snow-free Drummond

DRUMMOND, Wis. - The Bessemer boys and Wakefield-Marenisco girls finished runner-up in Thursday's Indianhead Conference track-and-field meet. Luckily, the meet was scheduled outside of the snowbelt.... Full story


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