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Wykons upend Flivvers

KINGSFORD — West Iron County gained a momentum boost Tuesday, tripping Kingsford 5-3 only two days before the Great Northern Conference tournament. “This has always been a rivalry,” said Wykons coach Joe Serbentas. “My team made some strides today. It’s nice to get a win over a team ...

Panthers, Bobcat claim Division 3 sectional spots

LAKEWOOD, Wis. — Pembine’s Ethan Metras and Wyatt Marcy along with Florence’s Logan Doll have qualified for a WIAA Division 3 golf sectional. Metras, Marcy and Doll advanced from Tuesday’s regional at McCauslin Brook Country Club. Coleman, 363, captured team honors, moving to the ...

Flivver finest

KINGSFORD — Record-breaking Hannah Carlson and Trevor Roberts have been named Kingsford High School’s senior athletes of the year, Carlson and Roberts received the recognition Tuesday at the Kingsford Flivvers Athletic Booster Club senior sports awards program in the high school ...

Playing hoops ‘horse’ helped UP Hall of Famer

ScuttleBu(r)t ... So how did Lisa (Roell) Harry become one of the leading scorers in Michigan girls basketball history? Playing “horse” against Bob Davidson. During her acceptance speech to the UP Sports Hall of Fame, Lisa mentioned that a usually daily challenge at North Dickinson ...

Superstock will be strong race division

NORWAY — For years, the Auto Value Superstock Division has been a plethora of racing skill, talent, excitement, controversy, drama and good old fashion entertainment. Since the early nineties, I have always said that our superstocks could travel anywhere and put on a show and be competitive ...

Flivvers sweep Mountaineers

IRON MOUNTAIN — Kingsford swept Iron Mountain in a high school softball doubleheader Monday at Northside Field. The Flivvers built a 7-0 lead and held on to beat the Mountaineers 7-5 in the first game. A 10-run first inning ignited Kingsford to a 16-5 win in the second game. “Turned out ...

Storm’s Jones runs to firsts at WIAA regional

SURING, Wis. — Northwoods Storm’s Caleb Jones and the 3200 relay have advanced to a WIAA Division 3 track and field sectional with regional titles. Jones, part of the Florence/Niagara co-op, won the 800-meter regional run Monday. The senior posted a time of 2:07.42 to beat runner-up Adam ...

IMHS girls ‘elated’ after beating Flivvs

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain outscored Kingsford to win a quad track and field meet Monday at Mountaineer Stadium. Mountaineers girls, 82, overcame four firsts from the Flivvers’ Olivia Allen to beat Kingsford, 71; Gwinn, 44, and Norway, 33. Iron Mountain’s boys, led by four firsts ...

Error lifts Flivvers past North Central

KINGSFORD — A throwing error decided the winning run as Kingsford edged North Central 7-6 in the first game of a Skyline Conference baseball doubleheader Monday. The Jets rolled 17-0 in a four-inning second game at Lodal Park’s Gary Spigarelli Field. In the first game, Flivvers starter ...

Tigers one-hit in 1-0 loss to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros used a group effort to make up for what they hope is the one start ace Dallas Keuchel will miss with a pinched nerve in his neck. Brad Peacock and three relievers combined for a one-hitter and Jose Altuve provided the offense with an RBI double to lead the ...

Mountaineers tie Mustangs

Avery Bundgaard | Daily Press Iron Mountain’s Tysen Wadge returns a shot Monday against Escanaba’s Christer Carne during a No. 1 singles match at Escanaba. ESCANABA — The Escanaba boys tennis team rolled to a 7-1 win Monday against visiting Iron Mountain. Esky won three of the four ...

Knights split doubleheader

NORWAY — Freshman pitcher Cody Hendricks tossed a six-hitter over six innings and Norway nipped Bark River-Harris 3-2 in the second game of a Skyline Conference baseball doubleheader Monday at Marion Park. The Broncos won the opener 7-6. In the nightcap, BRH scored single runs in the ...

Miners dominate tennis tournament

By RYAN STIEG For The Daily News NEGAUNEE — It looks like another Upper Peninsula Finals championship could be on the horizon for the Negaunee High School boys tennis team. The Miners won their own tournament, the Negaunee Invitational, Saturday in impressive fashion by taking six of ...

Mountaineers tie soccer tourney foes

LUXEMBURG, Wis. — Iron Mountain scrapped to a pair of draws Saturday in the Luxemburg-Casco Invitational girls soccer tournament. The Mountaineers (8-3-2) tied Sheboygan Falls 1-1 and Luxemburg-Casco 3-3. Riley Poupore had a goal and three assists and Brianna Hoffman added two goals and ...

Flivvers zip Lakeland 2-0

MINOCQUA, Wis. — Kingsford scored 37 seconds into the match and defeated Lakeland 2-0 in girls soccer Friday. Bri Robinson scored on a pass from Hannah Carlson to start the scoring. Carlson added a first-half goal, with the assist from Tori DalSanto. “Bri and Hannah got us out of the ...

Knights bow to Patriots in finals

NEGAUNEE — For the first time, the Westwood Patriots captured the Mid-Peninsula Conference softball tournament championship Saturday afternoon, mercying Norway 15-0 in just four innings. Westwood, which entered the tournament as the No. 1 seed and earned the only first-round bye, defeated ...

Kraemer, Bal No. 1 Knights

NORWAY — Jordan Kraemer and Justin Bal received Norway High School’s premier honors Sunday at the Norway Knights Athletic Booster Club banquet. Kraemer took home the Clarence (Towe) Castelaz Trophy for the school’s female athlete of the year. Bal was the recipient of the Quentin Nolte ...

Grabowski, Nocerini top Trojans

CRYSTAL FALLS — Jenna Grabowski and Daniel Nocerini have been named Forest Park High School’s athletes of the year for 2016-2017. The recipients of the Dr. JR Davidson Memorial Award for female and male athletes of the year both earned team MVP awards. Grabowski was Foerst Park girls ...

Iron Mountain, Kingsford advance from regional

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain and Kingsford will be well represented in the UP Track & Field Finals. The Flivvers broke school 100-meter dash records and the Mountaineers boys finished second in the MHSAA Division 1 regional at Westwood, the qualifier for the June 3 UP meet at ...

Summer camp offered by community schools

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Schools is offering summer camp opportunities for children of all ages to participate in their favorite sport or activity or maybe try something new. For more information, go to the website at www.imkcommunityschools.weebly.com or call ...