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John Jarvi Jr. Memorial Run held Saturday

IRONWOOD — The 20th Annual John Jarvi Jr. Memorial Run was held on Saturday morning under warm, sunny conditions with an estimated 95 entries. Winning racers in the 5K overall runs were Nick Niemi of Ironwood and Joely Overstreet of Genoa, Ill....

 

Hurley boys, Ironwood girls second at Ashland

ASHLAND, Wis. - The Hurley boys were a close second and the Ironwood girls were runner-up as Ashland swept its home track-and-field invite, the Welker, Monday. A chilly day with a strong wind off...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    April 26, 2017

Miners lose to Red Devils in first-ever softball game

IRONWOOD – Anticipation was in the air as a large-sized crowd gathered to watch the Gogebic Miners and Ironwood square off in a softball game on Tuesday. Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco were...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 1, 2017

E-TC's Witt named to D First Team; Borseth, Berglund, Samardich Second Team selections

MARQUETTE - Four area players were named to the All-U.P. team at Wednesday's 67th annual boys basketball meeting of the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Ewen-Trout Creek's...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 9, 2017

Speedboys break through Crystal Falls mystique for district semifinal win

REPUBLIC - Everyone had seen this before. Sure, Bessemer was up 11 at halftime, but here was dreaded Crystal Falls Forest Park - even with a sub-.500 9-11 record -with the lead in the fourth quarter,...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    February 3, 2017

Hancock dominates Bessemer

BESSEMER — It's tough to win many games scoring 18 points in a varsity basketball game. That happened to the Bessemer Speedgirls on Thursday night and Bessemer went down to defeat at the hands of...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 21, 2017

Midgets can't sustain hot-shooting 1st half, Cook boils Hurley for 52

HURLEY - Hurley scored at Washburn's pace for a half, but they couldn't maintain it for the entire game. And they couldn't stop Trevor Cook. Not that anyone else has been able to either. Cook led the...

 

Samsons win, Lady Samsons fall against new opponent

MILWAUKEE — The Samsons pulled out a 71-67 in their first time playing Bryant & Stratton College Friday night. Gogebic led by as many as 11 points in the second half, but Bryant & Stratton came back and tied it. “Good win for us,” GCC coach...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 14, 2017

Speedgirls stick with No. 1 ranked Vikings for 3 quarters

BESSEMER - Bessemer stayed with the Upper Peninsula's top-ranked Class D girls team, Baraga, for three quarters, but the Vikings pulled away for a 42-24 Copper Mountain Conference victory Friday...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    January 14, 2017

Chassell's size too much for Wakefield-Marenisco

WAKEFIELD - Chassell used its big edge in size and quickness to overcome Wakefield-Marenisco 63-44 in a Copper Mountain Conference match-up in the Cardinal Gym on Friday night. "We had an advantage...

 

Skiers, volunteers not detered by weather

By JASON JUNO sports@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - As cold as it was Saturday, it's been worse for at least two of the Sisu Ski Fest winners. They've suffered frost bite in previous cross country ski...

 

Range runners Rowe, Mazurek, Palmeter find success in college

By PAT KRAUSE sports@yourdailyglobe.com Some area coaches have said there have been times when graduating seniors who were good players for them would make comments that they were good high school athletes, but they didn’t think they could ever...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    December 3, 2016

Cardinals stop Speedgirls

BESSEMER - Wakefield-Marenisco needed a huge fourth quarter to defeat the Bessemer Speedgirls 57-38 in a physical, hard-fought Copper Mountain rivalry game in the House of Noise on Friday. As the...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    November 5, 2016

Forest Park starts fast at W-M, ends with another title

WAKEFIELD - Wakefield-Marenisco's high hopes for an upset of Crystal Falls Forest Park in the Class D District 127 volleyball tournament finals were dashed by the fast, up-tempo starts of the Lady...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    October 8, 2016

Midgets outlast Miners

BESSEMER - Hurley's potent rushing attack was too much for a shorthanded Gogebic Miners squad as the Midgets won the non-conference meeting 42-6 Friday night. The Midgets rushed 55 times for 455...

 

Midgets survive L'Anse upset bid, qualify for playoffs

L'ANSE - Hurley defensive tackle Mitchell Hissa felt a lot better in the second half when he switched from drinking water that didn't agree with him to Gatorade. Everybody on the Hurley sideline felt...

 

Fast start keys Northland Pines' win over Devils

IRONWOOD - Northland Pines was looking to get back in the playoff race by improving their 1-4 record. They may not be a playoff caliber team yet, but the Eagles played solidly in defeating Ironwood...

 

Niemi wins, Anderson 4th at Drummond invite

CABLE, Wis. — In as close to a WIAA Division 3 sectional preview as Hurley will get, Tori Anderson finished fourth Thursday at Telemark Golf Course. Ironwood's Nick Niemi found out he would have a...

 

Midgets drop OT thriller to Calumet

HURLEY - Why'd they wait so long? In the Midgets' first year in the West-PAC, they went toe-to-toe with defending champion and perennial power Calumet, dropping an absolute thriller 26-20 in overtime...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 3, 2016

Midgets upend Wykons

HURLEY — Hurley not only excelled in its first major West-PAC test, it kept conference power West Iron County out of the end zone. Hurley upended the Wykons with an exciting 22-3 victory Friday...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 26, 2016

Ironwood's Niemi sticks with lead pack, finishes 3rd at Ashland Invite

ASHLAND, Wis. - Ironwood sophomore Nick Niemi's goal for this season is to win the Division 2 U.P. Finals in October. If Thursday is any indication, that's a realistic goal. The top two runners,...

 

Hurley honors five individuals, one team, during annual Hall of Fame induction

By JASON JUNO sports@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — An all-time great running back, two excellent basketball players, a coach credited with turning around the girls basketball program and an outstanding athlete and coach joined the 1949 Saxon boys...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 5, 2016

373 take part in Hometown Run

BESSEMER – The 28th annual Bessemer Hometown Run held on Saturday as part of the Bessemer Blast 2016 once again blended good race competition with a chance to bond and reminisce with old friends as...

 

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