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 Sports    March 3, 2015

Cardinals start tourney with win over Panthers

WATERSMEET - Wakefield-Marenisco started what it hopes is a long postseason run with a 64-37 victory over Ewen-Trout Creek in the MHSAA Class D District 127 tournament. The Cardinals' lead ballooned... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    March 2, 2015

'Boom. It's over'

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College Lady Samsons had high hopes and aspirations for the NJCAA Division II Region 13 tournament, so it was a bitter pill to swallow when they fell to Dakota... 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 Pat Krause    Sports    February 25, 2015

Red Devils finish with big win at W-M

WAKEFIELD - After a sluggish first seven minutes, the Ironwood Red Devils played with a sense of urgency and blitzed Wakefield-Marenisco 69-35 in the final Indianhead Conference game for both teams... Full story

 
 Sports    February 24, 2015

Cardinals win PMC title outright

WAKEFIELD - Wakefield-Marenisco wrapped up the Porcupine Mountain Conference title outright with a 66-31 victory over Ewen-Trout Creek Monday night. It was W-M's first PMC title since 2004. The... 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 Pat Krause    Sports    February 21, 2015

Cardinals win share of IC East crown, down Devils

WAKEFIELD - There's a first time for everything. On Friday night on their home court, the Wakefield-Marenisco girl's basketball team became co-champions of the Indianhead Conference East Division... 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

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    February 7, 2015

Tigers complete sweep of Red Devils

IRONWOOD - One bad quarter did in the Ironwood girls basketball team as they fell to the Mercer Tigers 60-47 in Indianhead Conference action at the John Krznarich Gym on Friday night. "They... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 6, 2015

Gladiators dominate Nimrods

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon had its best night of the season offensively as the Gladiators defeated shorthanded Watersmeet 62-32 Thursday. The Nimrods won the first matchup 37-35 in the season opener. But... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 4, 2015

Guards wear down Devils in battle of division leaders

WASHBURN, Wis. - Up-tempo Washburn exposed Ironwood's lack of depth, handing the Red Devils their first loss of the season, 64-45, Tuesday night. The battle of Indianhead Conference leaders was as... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 31, 2015

Midgets upset 2nd-place Cardinals

HURLEY - South Shore's Blake Reijo poses quite a challenge with his outside shooting ability. Earlier in the week, Ironwood went with 6-5 Jake DiGiorgio to slow down Reijo (6-3). On Friday night,... Full story

 
 Sports    January 28, 2015

Midgettes down Diggers

HURLEY - Hurley rolled past Mellen 54-25 Tuesday night in Indianhead Conference action. "We played much better defense tonight and we had a lot better energy throughout the game," Hurley coach Steve... Full story

 
 Sports    January 24, 2015

Eagles soar over Midgets in OT

HURLEY - Solon Springs dealt Hurley a homecoming heartbreaker, winning 62-60 in overtime Friday night. "We battled," Hurley coach Mike Swartz said. "I just feel bad for my guys. They've been working... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    January 22, 2015

Samsons hammer Hibbing for 4th straight win

IRONWOOD -The Gogebic Community College Samsons have entered uncharted territory with their fourth straight victory, a 101-61 blitzing of Hibbing Community College at the Lindquist Center on... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 21, 2015

Speedgirls survive Nimrods

BESSEMER - Bessemer held off Watersmeet's furious rally to beat the Nimrods for the first time since 2012 41-40 Tuesday night. The Nimrods defeated Bessemer in the last six meetings with the... Full story

 

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