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 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 31, 2015 

Boat races give economic boost to Wakefield

WAKEFIELD - Power boat race officials estimate that Wakefield has seen an increase of about 500 people with the Wakefield Outboard Nationals in town this week. That includes the racers, family... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 27, 2015

Four enter Hurley Athletic Hall of Fame

HURLEY - The Hurley Quarterback Club inducted its 18th class into the Hurley High School Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday at the Hurley K-12 School. The new inductees included: The 2000 and 2001... Full story

 Sports    July 23, 2015

GCC Basketball Golf Classic planned

IRONWOOD — The 21st annual Gogebic Community College Basketball Golf Classic will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Gogebic Country Club. This tournament is conducted as a fundraiser for the GCC basketball program. The format will be a two-person... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 20, 2015

Barto-Store claim Milakovich title

IRONWOOD - When Jordan Barto and Simon Store qualified for the Championship Flight by shooting a 70 on Saturday, many at the Milakovich Memorial Tournament probably considered them dark-horses to... Full story

 By CRAIG REMSBURG - Marquette Mining Journal    Sports    July 18, 2015

Penokee Range's run ends with loss to Portage Lake

MARQUETTE - On to downstate St. Clair. The Portage Lake 9-10 all-stars Friday advanced to state tournament baseball play with a 15-3 four-inning district win over Penokee Range at the North Marquette... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 17, 2015

Langdon brothers look for Milakovich 3-peat

IRONWOOD — The Milakovich Memorial Tournament is a golf event steeped in tradition and not prone to radical changes The tournament has long been an integral part of the Milakovich family heritage and Jim Milakovich has said a number of times that... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    July 14, 2015

Penokee bounces back

IRONWOOD  - Penokee Range overcame a tough Sunday loss to win big, 12-1, over Keweenaw on Monday evening. The Penokee Range 9-10 year-old Little League team advances to Marquette to continue... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 13, 2015

Penokee Range girls capture District 11 title

IRONWOOD - The nine and ten year-old Penokee Range All-Star softball team split two games in the district tournament at the John Krznarich field over the weekend, but Sunday's victory over Keweenaw... Full story

 Sports    July 11, 2015

Penokee Range wins 9-10 district softball opener

IRONWOOD — The Penokee Rangers defeated Keweenaw Bay 19-7 in the 9-10 Little League Softball District tournament opener here Friday. “We had a big first inning and were able to hold on,” said coach Aaron Bender. “The girls played well.”... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 10, 2015

Penokee Range escapes to Marquette

WAKEFIELD - The Penokee Range All-Star team narrowly defeated Keweenaw in a 10-9 thrilling battle on Thursday in the Little League District 11 (11-12 year olds) baseball tournament at Wakefield. "I... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 8, 2015

Penokee Range holds off Keweenaw in district opener

WAKEFIELD - The Penokee Range All-Star team built a sizable lead in the Little League District 11 boys 11-12 year-old baseball tournament and held on to win 7-6 over Keweenaw on Tuesday night. "We... Full story

 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,... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story


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