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No. 1 Ishpeming ends E-TC's season

By JASON JUNO

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BARAGA --- One of the first things people noticed when Ewen-Trout Creek came to town was their youth — after all, their starting lineup consists of three sophomores and two eighth graders.

Coach Jacky Besonen never accepted that easy excuse as they navigated the Copper Country Conference and its gauntlet of teams ranked in the top five in the Upper Peninsula. They added bigger schools, Houghton and Menominee, when openings popped up on their schedule.

“I knew they could be successful this year even though they were young,” Besonen said. “I kept telling t...

 
 
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