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Gogebic cops fall to Iron County



HURLEY — In a softball rematch that was 25 years in the making, Iron County cops beat Gogebic County 25-19 in the “Battle of the Badges” at Hurley’s Cary Park on Saturday afternoon.

On a sunny day in which the late Ernie Banks would have said, “Let’s play two,” the softball teams raised money for Domestic Violence Escape, the Range Suicide Prevention Council, HOPE animal shelter and the Joy of Giving program.

The marathon three-hour game was extended to 10 innings by Joe Simonich, who served as announcer and chief ticket promoter.


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