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Volleyball: Norway beats BR-H to stay hot

NORWAY — Break up the Knights. Norway, which started the season with no wins in two tournaments, swept Bark River-Harris 3-0 (25-18, 26-24, 25-21) to remain unbeaten in Skyline Central Conference volleyball Tuesday. The Knights (5-0), according to veteran coach Steve Andrews, are ...

Volleyball: Niagara sinks Coleman

COLEMAN, Wis. — Jasmine Racine’s 14 kills and 16 digs led Niagara past Coleman 3-1 (25-22, 23-25, 25-19, 25-19) in M&O Conference volleyball Tuesday. The Badgers (5-7 M&O) dropped the second match to Wausaukee 3-0 (25-22, 25-7, 25-13). “We started the night playing Coleman ...

Manistique cancels remainder of football season

MANISTIQUE — Manistique High School canceled the rest of its high school varsity football season due to a lack of players. “It is not feasible to try to continue in that manner,” Manistique athletic director Rob Ryan said Monday. The decision came Monday after Ryan investigated ...

Tennis: Wykons blank Hematites

IRON RIVER — West Iron County prepared for the Great Northern Conference girls tennis tournament by blanking Ishpeming 8-0 Monday at Nelson Field Courts. The Wykons (10-1-3) and Kingsford will be among the GNC teams playing Wednesday in Escanaba. “This was a nice tuneup before the ...

Scott to serve as honorary captain for Friday’s game against Marquette

KINGSFORD — Kingsford High School’s starting fullback from the unbeaten 1963 team will serve as honorary captain for Friday’s varsity homecoming football game with Marquette. Roger Scott, a four-year member of the football program, will become the fourth Kingsford High School graduate ...

North Dickinson school to host youth basketball tourney

FELCH TOWNSHIP — The area’s varsity high school players of the 2020s could be on display as the North Dickinson County School District hosts its first four-on-four youth basketball tournament Saturday, Nov. 3, at the school on M-69 west of Felch. The tournament is designed to promote ...

Football: Flivvers beat Wausau East, 28-7

WAUSAU, Wis. — Kingsford quarterbacks accounted for three scores as the Flivvers downed Wausau East 28-7 in a nonconference game Saturday. Senior quarterback Luke Terrian ran 18 yards for one score and threw five yards to fullback Noah Wilcox for the other. Backup quarterback Tyler Kopp ...

Football: Mountaineers roll in 55-0 win over BR-H

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain forced three fumbles and an interception in the first quarter alone and ripped Bark-River Harris 55-0 in a WestPAC football contest that was over before most fans settled in Friday evening at Mountaineer Stadium. “It was a good team win at home,” ...

Football: Wykons blank Miners

BESSEMER — West Iron County’s Zach Quintero and Blake Lindberg both ran for two touchdowns as the Wykons blitzed the Gogebic Miners 43-0 in a West-PAC crossover game at Massie Field on Friday night. “We took a whipping in the first four minutes and it didn’t change much the rest of ...

Football: Calumet shuts out Norway

CALUMET — With parents and fans wrapped up in blankets and light jackets, the Copper Kings put on a show for the home crowd, cruising to a 34-0 win Friday over the Knights. "They just keep getting better," said Copper Kings coach John Croze about his team. "They really love the game of ...

Football: Florence beats Port Edwards, 44-12

WESTON, Wis. — Florence relied a steady ground attack for a 44-12 win over Port Edwards on Friday. The Bobcats (5-0) were helped by three ball carriers each with more than 100 rushing yards. Eric DeCremer rushed 176 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries. Toby Wheeler had 136 yards and a ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: More IM football ties to Portland

ScuttleBu(r)t ... There’s another Iron Mountain connection to Portland High School athletics. Jacob Veale, son of Portland AD and 1989 IMHS grad Kevin Veale, stood out in the Lansing area school’s 33-12 win over Sexton. The senior back wound up with three touchdowns and 79 yards on 12 ...

Football: Flivvs set for Wausau East on Saturday

KINGSFORD — Kingsford takes on another Wisconsin opponent Saturday afternoon. The Flivvers (1-3) opened the season with losses to Wisconsin unbeatens Menasha, St. Mary’s Springs and Fond du Lac. Wausau East (1-4) comes nowhere close to the credentials of the previous Dairy State foes but ...

Football: Mountaineers face Broncos in 2nd meeting

Iron Mountain looks to keep momentum going in a West PAC crossover game against Bark River-Harris this week. The Mountaineers (3-1) are coming off a 35-7 win over rival Norway at Ronberg Field. Bark River-Harris (1-3), meanwhile, is looking to keep its own momentum going. The Broncos are ...

High school football: Week 5 matchups

Here are this week's high school football matchups: Friday, Sept. 21 Iron Mountain (3-1) vs. Bark River-Harris (1-3). Last week: Iron Mountain beat Norway, 35-7. Bark River-Harris beat Gogebic, 7-6. Norway (2-2) at Calumet (4-0). Last week: Norway lost to Iron Mountain, 35-7. Calumet beat ...

Volleyball: Kingsford edges IM, 3-2

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Twin City high schools needed five sets to settle their volleyball rivalry Tuesday. Olivia Allen’s kill and Maggie Strehlow’s ace serve snapped a 15-15 tie in the fifth set as Kingsford outlasted Iron Mountain 3-2 (25-16, 21-25, 25-23, 21-25, 17-15). “To win in ...

Football: Manistique program at crossroads with shortage

By MARK JOHNSON For The Daily News MANISTIQUE — For the third time in five weeks of the season, the Manistique Emeralds forfeited because of a lack of players. Manistique was scheduled to play Westwood Friday in the new West PAC Conference. Manistique athletic director Rob Ryan made ...

Soccer: Gribble’s save sparks Flivvs’ win

KINGSFORD — A save by Ethan Gribble on a penalty kick ignited Kingsford in a 4-2 win over Lakeland on Tuesday. Gribble's save with about 10 minutes to go came with the Flivvers down 2-1. His save, a diving one-handed stop on a low shot by Brandon Boh immediately riled teammates, who gained ...

Volleyball: Suring outlasts Niagara

SURING, Wis. — Suring topped Niagara 3-2 (11-25, 25-19, 25-13, 23-25, 15-8) in M&O Conference volleyball Tuesday. “My team came out and played strong the first game,” said Niagara head coach Carol St. Arnauld. “Then we went into the next few games and completely lost ...

Soccer: IM sets pace in 2-0 win over Flivvs

KINGSFORD — A pair of first half goals propelled Iron Mountain in a 2-0 win over rival Kingsford at Commemorative Field on Monday. Jurgen Kleiman reigned in the ball and buried a shot to give Iron Mountain the lead nearly halfway though the first half. Almost 20 minutes later, David Brule ...