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 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...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    May 8, 2015

Devils avenge early-season loss to Drummond

IRONWOOD - Seldom-used Ironwood pitcher Brett Ossanna surprised everyone with a great pitching performance and the rest of the Ironwood Red Devils played their best game of the season in defeating...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    May 6, 2015

Red Devils sweep home doubleheader against Bayfield

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Red Devils swept both ends of a doubleheader from Bayfield on Tuesday at Lorenson Field. Ironwood took game one 20-10 and downed the Trollers in the nightcap 15-4. Game One...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    May 5, 2015

Rowe, Engler, Joki among multiple winners at 36th Kraemer Invitational

IRONWOOD - West Iron County finished in first place in the girls division, while Ashland took home the gold on the boys side at the 36th annual Jack Kraemer Invitational Track Meet at Longyear Field...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    May 2, 2015

Midgets down Eagles in 5 innings

HURLEY - The Hurley Midgets played rock-solid baseball on Friday night and carved out a 12-2 win over Solon Springs with the 10-run rule going into effect in the fifth inning of the Indianhead Confere...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 1, 2015

Red Devils win two very different games

IRONWOOD - Thursday night's softball doubleheader between Ironwood and Mellen was night and day, literally and figuratively. Besides starting during the day and ending under the lights, the teams...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    May 1, 2015

Red Devils hang on to beat Granite Diggers

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Red Devils used three big innings to get sizable leads and then withstood Mellen rallies to win 15-12 in Indianhead Conference action on Thursday night. "It was our fourth...

 
 Sports    April 29, 2015

Ironwood falls to Ashland

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Soccer powerhouse Ashland defeated Ironwood 8-0 on Tuesday at Airport Park. Ironwood's Katie Erickson was fantastic in goal in the second half, but the Devils lost their leader...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 28, 2015

Kivisto tallies 400th win as Midgettes gash Granite Diggers in doubleheader

Kivisto, his 400th win coaching the Hurley softball team came on a warm and sunny day. After the Midgettes beat Mellen 15-0 in the first game of a doubleheader, Hurley players sprayed Kivisto with as...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    April 28, 2015

6-run innings carry Midgets past Diggers

HURLEY — Hurley scored six times in the sixth inning to put the 10-run mercy rule into effect and downed Mellen 19-9 on Monday night. “We haven’t been getting much production from the bottom part of the line-up, but we hit tonight for the first...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 28, 2015

Second Border Bash includes 8 local hoops players

IRONWOOD — The second annual Kiwanis Classic Border Bash high school boys and girls all-star basketball games include eight local players and several regional athletes locals will recognize. The games pitting Upper Peninsula athletes against...

 
 Sports    April 27, 2015  
 By Jason Juno    Sports    April 24, 2015

Speedboys, W-M girls second at snow-free Drummond

DRUMMOND, Wis. - The Bessemer boys and Wakefield-Marenisco girls finished runner-up in Thursday's Indianhead Conference track-and-field meet. Luckily, the meet was scheduled outside of the snowbelt....

 
 Sports    April 20, 2015

Midgettes cede first runs, loss of season

STRATFORD, Wis. — The Hurley Midgettes split in Saturday's softball tournament, beating Iola-Scandinavia 8-7 and losing to Athens 3-0. It was the first time this season that Hurley lost or allowed a run after outscoring its first four opponents...

 

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