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Flivvers, Bobcats reschedule games

IRON MOUNTAIN — Kingsford has found new dates for postponed boys basketball and hockey games. The Flivvers’ freshmen, junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams will host Marquette on Monday, Feb. 4. A hockey make-up game with Houghton will be played starting at noon (Central ...

Girls basketball: Wykons edge Flivvs

IRON RIVER — West Iron County rallied in the second half to edge Kingsford 39-38 in non-conference girls basketball Monday at Charles Greenlund Gymnasium. The Flivvers (6-4) held a 26-22 halftime lead over the UP’s top-ranked Division 1-3 team. “Kingsford truly came to play,” said ...

Girls basketball: Nordics crush Cougars, 72-24

FELCH — North Dickinson rolled to a 44-8 halftime lead and defeated Superior Central 72-24 in Skyline Central Conference action Monday. Briana Smith scored eight of her 10 points in the first quarter to spark the Nordics (7-6. 5-0) to a 23-3 advantage. “We were just happy to get off to ...

Hockey: Kreski leads Flivvs over Ashland, 2-1

ASHLAND, Wis. — Carter Kreski scored twice to lift Kingsford past Ashland 2-1 in non-conference action Saturday. The Oredockers (8-10) took a 1-0 lead into the second period when an unassisted goal from Kreski tied the score. In the final minutes of the third period, Kreski scored on a ...

Basketball games postponed

Both of North Central’s basketball games scheduled for Monday have been postponed. New dates have been determined for the Jets girls visiting Bark River-Harris, Friday, Feb. 1;and the boys hosting North Dickinson, Wednesday, Feb 6. North Dickinson’s boys basketball game Monday with ...

Wrestling: Mascarette takes Door County Classic title

STURGEON BAY, Wis. — Northwoods Storm’s Tristen Mascarette recorded a second-period pin to capture the 126-pound title Saturday in the Dirk Sorenson Door County Classic high school wrestling tournament. Mascarette (29-4 overall), a senior for the Florence-Niagara co-op, pinned Oshkosh ...

Girls basketball: Poupore reaches milestone, IM loses

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain’s Riley Poupore reached 1,000 career points, but her team fell short in a 46-32 loss to Negaunee on Friday. The UP’s Division 1-3 No. 2 Miners (11-1) limited Iron Mountain to just 12 second-half points. Poupore’s milestone bucket came with 6:33 left in ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: Gruszynski No. 1 with ex-Cats coach

ScuttleBu(r)t ... Crivitz’s Chloe Gruszynski must be a very, very good basketball player. Brett Meyers calls Gruszynski the “best basketball player I’ve coached” in 20 years. And Meyers coached some very, very good players during his time in Florence. He was Dan Zoeller’s chief ...

Boys Basketball: North Dickinson shackles Mid Pen

ST. NICHOLAS — North Dickinson capitalized on a pair of consecutive frigid quarters for Mid Peninsula to pound the Wolverines 60-41 here Friday night in a Skyline Central Conference boys basketball game. The Wolverines managed to hit just 1-of-15 shots in the second quarter and 2-of-9 in ...

Snowboard Cross: ‘World’ near for Baumgartner

SOLITUDE, Utah — Iron River’s Nick Baumgartner is less than week away from competing in the 2019 FIS Snowboard, Freestyle and Freeski World Championships at Solitude Mountain Resort. Baumgartner, a veteran of Winter Olympic and World Cup snowboard cross competition, will compete in the ...

Skiing: Loomis leads Knights to second

HANCOCK — Norway finished second to defending state champion Marquette in a high school ski meet Tuesday at Mont Ripley. Ironwood placed third and meet host Houghton took fourth. David Loomis led the Knights in slalom with a seventh, followed by Allie Sheski, ninth; Jake Munn, 10th; and ...

College Basketball: Shoup scores 1000th point

BELOIT, Wis. — Beloit College junior forward Tristan Shoup became the 22nd men's basketball player in program history to join the 1,000 point club with nine points in the first half Friday. The 6-foot-5, 235-pound Shoup, son of Forest Park grad Jerry Shoup, added 12 second half points ...

Youth soccer sign-up under way

IRON MOUNTAIN — Northern Soccer League’s Soccer Association for Youth has begun registration through the online system. Youth soccer players can sign up at tshq.bluesombrero.com/northernmichiganleague NSL board members will assist parents or guardians with registration on Saturday, Feb. ...

Boys basketball: Jets edge Broncos in OT, 63-58

POWERS — North Central hung on for a 63-58 overtime win over Skyline Central Conference rival Bark River-Harris on Friday. Senior guard Travis Bentley scored on the first two possessions of the extra frame to give the Jets a 58-56 lead as the Broncos blew a couple defensive assignments. ...

Boys basketball: Baumler, Wolves knock Trojans 66-54

CARNEY — Carney-Nadeau upended Forest Park 66-54 in the Skyline Central Conference action on Friday. Max Baumler continued his recent streak with a season-high 27 points for the Wolves (10-3, 9-1 SCC) “We had good ball movement tonight,” said C-N coach Jake Polfus. “That was the key ...

Boys basketball: Wykons hold off Knights

IRON RIVER — West Iron County shut down Norway for the final two minutes and defeated the Knights 52-47 in non-conference action Friday. The Knights (4-7) rallied from 13 and 11-point deficits to take the lead 47-45 after a Kyle Benjamin three with 2:18 left in the game. “We got off to ...

Basketball milestone

Iron Mountain’s Riley Poupore, right, embraces head coach Katelynn Grenier during a girls basketball game at home Friday against Negaunee. Poupore scored her 1,000th career point in a 46-32 loss.

Boys basketball game postponed

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence’s boys basketball game Friday with Elcho has been postponed. A make-up date has not been determined, athletic director Kris Johnson announced. Bobcats boys basketball team will practice until 5 p.m. Friday in the high school gym.

Girls basketball: Broncos’ FTs help beat Trojans

CRYSTAL FALLS — Bark River-Harris converted 20 second-half free throws and downed Forest Park 60-55 in girls basketball Thursday at Eddie Chambers Gymnasium. The Broncos made all 23 of their free throws in the game. “They got in the bonus and did some phenomenal free throw shooting,” ...

Girls basketball roundup: Elcho takes down Florence, 33-26

ELCHO, Wis. — Elcho took advantage of Florence’s shooting struggles in a 33-26 Northern Lakes Conference win on Thursday. The Bobcats (8-6) shot 10 of 46 on the night including 1 of 7 from long range. “It was one of those nights where nothing would fall,” Florence head coach Brad ...