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Northstars win at Ironwood

By JASON JUNO

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IRONWOOD - Halftime came at a good time for Hurley Thursday night. As much as the Hurley coaches preached that playing rival Ironwood was just another game, the players weren't sold.

The Northstars 10-point lead was down to one as Ironwood turned some careless Hurley possessions into easy layups and that advantage was down to one at the half.

"It was good for us to get in the locker room and let some of those young guys a chance to catch their breath," Hurley coach Mike Swartz said. "I thought they were a little jittery. It was a big game, big crosst...