Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Cardinals end district drought

By JASON JUNO

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EWEN --- The last time Wakefield won a district championship in boys basketball, the president was George Bush.

The first one.

The Cardinals ended a drought dating back to 1992, when consolidation with Marenisco was still more than a decade away, with a 41-37 MHSAA Division 4 District 97 championship win over Ironwood Friday night.

"That's 32 years we've been waiting for this," W-M coach Pat Libertoski said. "Thirty-two years, man - finally, finally. I'm just ecstatic. I'm happy for the guys, I'm happy for the school, happy for the town. We've been waiti...

 
 
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