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 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 18, 2015 

Midgettes tally fourth shutout of week

HURLEY - Ashland did something Friday no one else has done against Hurley in this young season: Draw a walk. It didn't derail the Midgettes, who shut out the Oredockers 11-0 for the second time this... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 16, 2015

Ofstad signs to play basketball at Upper Iowa

IRONWOOD - After watching Sam Ofstad play, Fox Valley Tech coach Craig Stevens tipped off Upper Iowa coach Carol Russell to the GCC Lady Samsons' star. "He told her to come watch me," Ofstad said. "I...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 14, 2015

Midgettes start season with 11-0 win

ASHLAND, Wis. - Hurley didn't strike out. It didn't allow any walks. And its defense was solid. Not bad for its first game of the year. The Midgettes blanked Ashland 11-0 in five innings Monday at... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 4, 2015

DiGiorgio named to All-UP First Team, Berwald to Second Team

MARQUETTE — Ironwood senior Jake DiGiorgio was always more worried about how the team did than how many points he scored or rebounds he acquired. This season, the Devils usually won and DiGiorgio (6-5) was usually a big part of that. His hard... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 3, 2015

DiGiorgio, Zelinski earn Second Team All-U.P. spots

MARQUETTE — Frannie Zelinski became the latest Watersmeet Nimrod to be honored, while Emily DiGiorgio helped the Ironwood girls break a nine-year drought. Zelinski was named to the All-U.P. Class D Second Team, while DiGiorgio was a Class ABC... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 28, 2015

Ironwood's Hudacek, Joki win again at Simpson indoor invite

SUPERIOR, Wis. - Ironwood's Jared Joki won the 800-meter run by an even narrower margin than the day before as Joki and Rachel Hudacek were the Red Devils' winners at the 37th annual Dennis Simpson In... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 25, 2015

Hurley's Moore to play in all-star football game

HURLEY - With all the success the Hurley football program has had, it's hard to find many firsts. But senior Jordan Moore (5-10, 265) will be the first Midget to play in the Wisconsin Football Coache... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 17, 2015

Devil of a defeat

MARQUETTE - Ironwood didn't have an answer for Iron Mountain's physical presence inside and the Red Devils' season ended in a 72-52 loss in Monday's Class C regional semifinal. The Moutaineers, 21-2 a... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 11, 2015

Slow start dooms lady Glads

KINGSFORD - Ontonagon showed it could compete with Crystal Falls Forest Park in the second half of Tuesday's MHSAA Class D regional semifinal. But it was too late by then. The Trojans jumped to a... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 10, 2015

Red Devils withstand Purple Hornets 3-point barrage

IRONWOOD - L'Anse didn't have much of an answer for Ironwood inside, but with the 3-point shot falling, the Purple Hornets were able to give the much taller Red Devils a scare. Ironwood survived,... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 9, 2015

Midgets chopped by Loggers

PHILLIPS, Wis. - Coach Mike Swartz never stopped believing his Hurley Midgets would be playing in Saturday's WIAA Division 4 regional final. Even after the team's 0-5 start. Hurley's 10-game winning streak came to an end as No. 1 Phillips eliminated... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 6, 2015

Speedboys outrace Panthers for PMC title

BESSEMER - This group of Bessemer seniors made one more lasting memory in their final game at the House of Noise. They won the final Porcupine Mountain Conference title by dominating Ewen-Trout Creek... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 5, 2015

Nimrods' season ended by Forest Park

WATERSMEET - Watersmeet and freshman Bethany Baldwin started with a 9-2 lead and an upset in mind. But Crystal Falls Forest Park didn't panic. The Trojans never do. Forest Park had the lead by the... Full story

 
 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

 

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