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W-M votes to approve Bessemer athletic contracts


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WAKEFIELD — Members of the Wakefield-Marenisco Board of Education voted Monday evening to authorize four separate athletic contracts with the Bessemer Area School District.

The five-year Gogebic Miners contracts relate to football, baseball, softball and cross-country, and members added a contingency to each of them in relation to how coaches will be hired. The contingency relates to each district’s handling of internal posting versus preference.

Wakefield-Marenisco added to the contract that, although it will post any coach positions internally, that do...