Wakefield-Marenisco hosts Saturday Homecoming game


October 6, 2020

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

HOMECOMING ROYALTY from Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco high schools take ride at halftime of Saturday's Gogebic Miners football game in Wakefield. From left, in front, are Wakefield-Marenisco homecoming queen Carlee Yon and Bessemer homecoming queen Kailyn Fingeroos; and in back, Wakefield-Marenisco homecoming king Hayden Makela and Bessemer homecoming king Jaakob Fyle.


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WAKEFIELD - The sky was gray during Saturday's game between the Gogebic Miners and the Manistique Emeralds, but rain never interfered with the considerable spirit present during the homecoming celebration at the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School.

Although the Emeralds won the game 12-0, moods were upbeat despite the added masks worn by many in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Co-op members - who are led by head coach Nick Heikkila - are using the athletic field in Wakefield as their home base for the first time this year.

In the past two years that...

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