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Northstars bow out in regional final


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HURLEY --- Hurley hoped to ride the momentum from Friday night’s big semifinal win over Butternut, but Gilman proved to be much better than the average 9 seed as the Pirates beat No. 5 Hurley 60-44 for a WIAA Division 5 regional championship Saturday night.

The Northstars’ season was like those two days, full of ups and downs. But in the end, they made the regional final and simply lost to a team on a Cinderella run.

“We probably covered every emotion imaginable this season,” Hurley coach Jay Aijala said. “Lots of ups and downs, but when push came to sho...

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