Ironwood sweeps GCC Quiz Bowl


Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

IRONWOOD II poses with its Little 8 first place trophy with Jim Lorenson, Gogebic Community Collegee president. From left are Steve Boyd, coach, Dylan Taivalmaa, Lorenson, Kinley Lyons, team captain, Andrew Niemi, and Maggie Meyer. The Ironwood II team defeated the Bessemer III team.


IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College played host to 24 teams from 12 high schools Tuesday for a Quiz Bowl competition, with Ironwood coming away with two victories.

Teams from Ironwood, L'Anse, Phillips, Hurley, Houghton, Republic-Michigamme, Chassell, Hancock, Bessemer, Watersmeet, West Iron County and Wakefield-Marenisco squared off in two divisions over the span of 5.5 hours.

On a warm Tuesday, revenge for Ironwood was best served cold. The team from Houghton defeated the Ironwood team in two previous match-ups, according to Carl Vaara, event...

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