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Hurley basketball moves up to D-4 next year


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HURLEY --- The Hurley basketball teams are moving up to Division 4 for next year’s WIAA postseason tournaments.

The student count used by the WIAA for the 2024-25 school year rose 15 students from last year to 207 students.

That’s the largest enrollment number for Hurley since they were at 218 and in Division 4 for the 2014-15 school year. Two years later, they were at 175 and a new member of Division 5.

They’ve been in the state’s smallest division ever since the 2016-17 school year. That is except for the COVID year of 2020-21 when fewer schools played...