Schools to host Great Eight Winter Games on Saturday
KINGSFORD – The 24th Great Eight Winter Games will be held in the local area Saturday with opening ceremonies starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Kingsford Middle School Gym.
The games are coordinated by the school districts of Florence, Forest Park, Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Niagara, North Dickinson, Norway-Vulcan and West Iron.
Competition during the games includes events for grades 4-8 in archery, bowling, chess, skiing and snowboarding. Basketball is open to 4th and 5th grade boys and girls and students in grades 6-8 can participate in girls volleyball or boys dodgeball.
The schedule for the day will include:
4th Grade Elementary Boys
North Elementary School
A) 10:15 a.m., North Dickinson vs Iron Mountain
B) 11:05 a.m., Niagara vs Norway-Vulcan
C) 11:55 p.m., Kingsford vs Winner A
D) 12:50 p.m., Winner B vs Winner C
4th Grade Elementary Girls
Woodland Elementary School
A) 10:15 a.m., West Iron Co. vs Kingsford
B) 11:05 a.m., Iron Mountain vs Florence
C) 11:55 a.m., Norway-Vulcan vs North Dickinson
D) 12:45 p.m., Forest Park vs Winner A
E) 1:35 p.m., Winner B vs Winner C
F) 2:30 p.m., Winner D vs Winner E
5th Grade Elementary Boys
Norway High School
A) 10:30 a.m., Forest Park vs Kingsford
B) 11:20 a.m., Iron Mountain vs Niagara
C) 12:10 p.m., Norway-Vulcan vs West Iron Co.
D) 1:00 p.m., Florence vs Winner A
E) 1:50 p.m., Winner B vs Winner C
F) 2:55 p.m., Winner D vs Winner E
5th Grade Elementary Girls
Norway Middle School
A) 10:30 a.m., Iron Mountain vs Niagara
B) 11:20 a.m., North Dickinson vs Forest Park
C) 12:10 p.m., Kingsford vs Florence
D) 1 p.m., West Iron Co. vs Norway-Vulcan
E) 1:50 p.m., Winner A vs Winner B
F) 2:40 p.m., Winner C vs Winner D
G) 3:45 p.m., Winner E vs Winner F
Iron Mountain Recreation Lanes
Boys & Girls, Grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 a.m.
Kingsford Middle School Library
Boys & Girls, Grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 , 10:15 a.m.
Kingsford High School Wrestling Room
Girls, Grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 a.m.
Boys, Grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11 a.m.
GIANT SLALOM SKIING & SNOWBOARDING
Pine Mountain Ski Hill
Registration–Sitzmark Lounge, 10:30 a.m.
Practice Runs–View the Course, 11 a.m.
Boys & Girls, Grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11:30 a.m.
Iron Mountain High School
6th Grade Girls, 10:30 a.m.
Niagara High School
7th Grade Girls, 10:30 a.m.
Kingsford Middle School/High School
8th Grade Girls, 10:30 a.m.
Iron Mountain Central Middle School
8th Grade Boys, 10:30 a.m.
Florence High School
6th Grade Boys, 11 a.m.
7th Grade Boys, 1 p.m.