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Miners sweep Northstars in doubleheader

HURLEY - The Gogebic Miners swept a pair of good games from Hurley Tuesday with a 7-5 nine-inning victory in Game 1 and a 5-4 victory in the second contest.

"Hurley is always a tough opponent, so going into our doubleheader against Lake Linden on Friday, this was an important win for us," Gogebic coach Kassi Huotari said. "Lake Linden is the top of our conference, so we'd like to go there and take those wins, too."

The Northstars have some big games coming up as well. They hope to get revenge on Northern Lights Conference leader Mellen in a Thursday road game, they go to Drummond Monday and th...