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 By Jason Juno    Sports    July 28, 2014

'01 softball team, 4 people inducted into Hurley hall of fame

HURLEY - One of Hurley's best running backs. An all-around female athlete. The school's first WIAA scholar athlete. Hurley's all-time wins leader in boys basketball. Tony Loden, Becky Brackett, Joe... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    July 26, 2014

DiGiorgio, Corullo help Hurley get revenge on Shiocton - sort of

HURLEY - Hurley football got a bit of revenge on Shiocton Friday. Well, on the golf course anyway. Colin DiGiorgio and Ross Corullo of Hurley beat father-and-son Jim and Jason Hill in a one-hole... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    July 17, 2014

Swartz takes over Hurley boys hoops from his former coach

HURLEY - After Hurley won its first regional title in 26 years back in 2005, coach Gary Giancola jumped into the arms of one of his best players, junior Mike Swartz. Nine years later, Giancola is... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 18, 2014

Mackey MVP as Michigan boys best Wisconsin

IRONWOOD - The all-stars came to Ironwood Tuesday night, but the one who shined the brightest had the shortest distance to travel. Ironwood's Adam Mackey was named Most Valuable Player as Northern... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 7, 2014

Three compete at WIAA Division 3 meet

La CROSSE, Wis. - Mercer's D'kota Engler was no stranger to pole vaulting inside thanks to this year's brutal winter that never seemed to end. So it was no surprise that he cleared 13-0 inside at...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 29, 2014

Dream Player: Mackey named among UP's best

MARQUETTE — Ironwood’s career leading scorer is also its first Dream Team player since 2006. Senior Adam Mackey was voted to the All-U.P. Dream Team during Wednesday’s 64th annual boys basketball meeting of the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 29, 2014

Bessemer's Zielinski, Ironwood's DiGiorgio named All-U.P.

MARQUETTE — Bessemer’s Ben Zielinski stepped into the spotlight in his senior year, while Ironwood’s Jacob DiGiorgio has another year left on the hardwood. Both were selected to the All-U.P. team at Wednesday’s 64th annual meeting of the... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 28, 2014

Ontonagon's Turin named All-UP

MARQUETTE — Like her sister, Ontonagon senior Brooke Turin can now be called an All-U.P. girls basketball player. Turin was named to the Class D First Team in voting at the 39th annual Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscaster Association... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 8, 2014

Bluejays end Midgette tourney hopes

By JASON JUNO sports@yourdailyglobe.com ATHENS, Wis. - Top-seed Athens ended No. 4 Hurley's season with a 54-38 victory in Friday's WIAA Division 4 regional semifinal. Hurley finished the season at 16-6 with a strong effort in the semifinal, almost... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 3, 2014

Falcons turn tables on Midgets

ABBOTSFORD, Wis. - What a difference a year makes. After being dominated at Hurley in last year's WIAA Division 4 regional final, Abbotsford returned the favor Saturday with a 63-30 victory. The No. 2... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 1, 2014

Midgets march on with comeback victory

HURLEY - Friday night was all about comebacks. Hurley's Jared Wendt missed three free throws heading into halftime and later helped forced overtime at the line while ending up with the game of his lif... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 27, 2014

Samsons stay perfect at home, head to North Dakota

IRONWOOD - A lot of people are going to Florida and Arizona this time of year. The Samsons are going to North Dakota and are thrilled about it. The Gogebic Community College Samsons beat Dakota County... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 19, 2014

Speedboy stunner

BESSEMER — Everything — everything — was stacked against Bessemer Tuesday. The fourth-ranked Class ABC team in the U.P., Ironwood, opened up a 17-4 lead on the Speedboys, which had lost three of their last four, and now were dealing with an an... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 8, 2014

Lewinski picks up 500th varsity win

IRONWOOD  - Ironwood coach Pete Lewinski picked up his 500th varsity basketball win in Friday's win over W-M. In his 22nd year as boys basketball coach, he's 259-212. At Andress High School in El... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 5, 2014

Battle of Indianhead leaders goes to Washburn

WASHBURN, Wis. - Once Washburn's high-powered offense moved into high gear, there was no stopping it. After putting up just 22 points in the first half, the Castle Guards scored 27 in the fourth... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 3, 2014

Samsons lifted by Cretens' buzzer beater

IRONWOOD — Michael Cretens is a good outside shooter. Just not Saturday, when he entered the final three seconds 0 of 8 from behind the 3-point line. Cretens got open, took the inbound pass with 1 second on the shot clock and drained the... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 1, 2014

Castle Guards thwart Midgets

HURLEY - Hurley nearly came back to pull off another upset of Washburn, but the West Division leading Castle Guards were too tough in a 58-45 victory Friday. The Midgets shocked Washburn early in the... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 11, 2014

Hurley falls to South Shore

HURLEY — It's been almost 10 years since an Indianhead Conference team came to Hurley and beat the Midgettes. It took a Division I prospect both times. On Friday, Megan Gustafson led South Shore to... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 10, 2014

U.P. scoring record ready to move from E-TC to Crystal Falls

At least for a few more hours, Allison (Bailey) Bottoms, a 1997 Ewen-Trout Creek graduate, holds the Upper Peninsula career scoring record. At 2,131 points, Bottoms, a 6-1 center, is one of just three... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 23, 2013

Shorthanded Hurley comes back to beat Ashland

ASHLAND, Wis. - The shorthanded Hurley Midgettes trailed most of the game, but they fought back for a 44-42 victory over non-conference rival Ashland Saturday afternoon. Hurley was without Gabby Pecot... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 20, 2013

Devils hold off Speedboys in battle of unbeatens

IRONWOOD - Ironwood was ready for Bessemer this time. After losing to the Speedboys in the first matchup last season, Ironwood overcame terrible shooting in the first quarter and a never-say-die Besse... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 16, 2013

Lakes drown Panthers on home floor

EWEN - Opponents don't often leave Ewen with 34-point victories. But Lake Linden-Hubbell already is playing like the U.P. top-five Little 5 team it was last year and Ewen-Trout Creek is adjusting to... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 12, 2013

Miracle miss: Samsons escape with win

IRONWOOD - How did that shot not go in? Mesabi Range's Bacarius Dinkins, who scored a game-high 22 points, managed to get to the rim after his team inbounded it with 2.2 seconds left. His layup to... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 11, 2013

Speedgirls shock Midgettes

BESSEMER - The Hurley Midgettes aren't used to losing Indianhead Conference games. Bessemer was tired of losing to them. The Speedgirls pulled away in the second half for a 75-58 Indianhead Conference... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 10, 2013

Midgets rally for key OT win

HURLEY - The Hurley Midgets barely found their basketball shoes and they were playing one of their biggest games on the schedule Monday. After trailing almost the entire second half, Hurley forced... Full story

 

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