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 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 6, 2015 

Hebert, Fischer repeat as Sunday Lake Run champs

WAKEFIELD – 258 runners and walkers got up early on the 4th of July to participate in the 38th annual Sunday Lake Run/Walk over the scenic 2.8 mile course on Saturday. For the runners, they simply circle Sunday Lake and Dave Hebert, of Iron River,...

 
 By Associated Press    Sports    July 6, 2015 

Best in the world

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans' elusive third Women's World Cup title. Lloyd scored three times as the U.S. burst to a...

 
 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...

 
 By CRAIG REMSBURG - Marquette Mining Journal    Sports    June 22, 2015

North takes girls' U.P. All-Star victory

MARQUETTE - Points weren't easy to come by for Watersmeet's Frannie Zelinski or Ewen-Trout Creek's Molly Niemi. But they both contributed, Niemi for the North, which beat Zelinski and the South 68-62 in Saturday's U.P. All-Star Classic at Marquette...

 
 By Dennis Grall    Sports    June 19, 2015

Four locals, five state basketball champions to play in UP All-Star Classic

MARQUETTE — Five players who ended their high school careers with state basketball championships will play their final prep game Saturday. The 30th annual U.P. All-Star Classic will be held at Marquette High School. It is the first time this game...

 
 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...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    June 15, 2015

Dimich and Gulan win Battle at the Bluff

HURLEY - The Battle at the Bluff is a unique two-day, 36 hole best ball golf tournament hosted by the Eagle Bluff Golf Club and Trinity Dimich, of North Branch, Minn., and Jeff Gulan, of Hurley, won t...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    June 2, 2015

Devils' district rally falls short

NORWAY - It is said that good pitching and solid defense wins baseball games and there was plenty of both on display in the MHSAA District 97 semifinal between North Central and the Ironwood Red...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    June 1, 2015

Ironwood's Joki, Aukee, Hudacek win U.P. titles

Several Ironwood track-and-field athletes competed in the Division 2 U.P. Track-and-Field Finals on Saturday in Kingsford. A number of good performances were turned in and the Red Devil boy's team fin...

 
 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...

 
 Sports    May 29, 2015

Devils fall to Ishpeming

NORWAY - Ishpeming ended Ironwood's softball season with a 10-0 victory in five innings at Thursday's MHSAA Division 4 District 97 softball quarterfinal. The Devils missed opportunities to score. Wit...

 
 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...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    May 27, 2015

Midgettes win first tournament game, play at Chequamegon tonight

HURLEY - In a pitching duel, Hurley's Gabby Pecotte prevailed over Chetek-Weyerhaeuser 3-2 in an opening round WIAA regional match-up on a soggy Monday afternoon. "Their pitcher (Kelly Christensen)...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    May 22, 2015

Cardinals sweep PMC, first of two meets for some athletes

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco girls track and field team put on a strong performance and out-distanced the Bessemer Speedgirls 102-78 in the final Porcupine Mountain Conference track meet at Car...

 
 Sports    May 19, 2015

Midgettes win key game at Solon

SOLON SPRINGS, Wis. — Hurley moved into a first-place tie with Solon Springs after beating the Eagles 10-6 Monday night. This is the first of two meetings between the teams this week with the second coming Thursday at Hurley. If Hurley beats...

 
 Sports    May 16, 2015

Ironwood sending 15 individuals, six relays to UP Finals

ISHPEMING - Not counting relays, nine Ironwood boys and six Red Devils girls qualified for the U.P. track-and-field finals with top-four finishes at Friday's Division 3 regional meet at Westwood...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 By Keith Shelton    Sports    May 11, 2015

Franti inducted into U.P. Sports Hall of Fame

HARRIS — The induction class of the 44th annual U.P. Sports Hall of Fame banquet were as strong as any in recent history. From outstanding coaches, to state champions and pro athletes from across generations, the 10 inductees were stars of their...

 
 Sports    May 9, 2015

Midgets retake lead in sixth inning, defeat Northland Pines

HURLEY - Hurley scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to come back and beat Northland Pines 5-3 Friday evening. The Midgets scored two runs in the first inning and led until the Eagles...

 

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