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Nordics make it a perfect 10

NORWAY — Registering three players in double figures, led by Ashton Hord with a game-high 15 points, North Dickinson extended its winning streak to 10 games with a 53-26 victory Friday night in Skyline Central Conference girls basketball action. Brianna Smith netted 11 points and Chrislyn ...

Forest Park to dedicate new weight room to fallen SEAL

CRYSTAL FALLS — There will be a ceremony Friday to dedicate a new weight room at the Eddie Chambers Memorial Gymnasium at Forest Park High School in memory of a fallen alumnus. Joseph Clark Schwedler, a 1997 Forest Park graduate and a member of the elite Navy SEALs, was killed in action in ...

No. 1 Menominee too much for Kingsford

KINGSFORD — Undefeated Menominee, ranked No. 1 in the U.P., remained as such Friday night after cruising past Kingsford 56-26 in Great Northern Conference action. Junior center Emma Anderson of the Maroons led all scorers with 21 points. In the first quarter, both teams came out in man-to ...

Patriots effort lacks in defeat to Rebels

PEMBINE, Wis. - Goodman-Pembine dropped a 74-47 decision to Laona-Wabeno in Northern Lakes Conference boys basketball Friday. Landon Kalkofen scored 19 and Jacob Kessel 11 to lead the Patriots, who fell to 4-5. “We were easily beat in every phase of the game. No energy, no effort, no ...

Niagara unable to pace Coleman boys

NIAGARA, Wis. - Coleman put four players in double figures and routed Niagara 73-34 in M&O Conference boys hoops Friday. Nick Teteak led all players with 20 points for Coleman. Payton Nelson and Cayden Bintz each added 14 more. Sladen Dunlap put in 16 for the Badgers, who trailed by 14 at ...

IM girls lose at Hancock

HANCOCK — Sometimes a steady, unrelenting defensive pressure can be the best thing a basketball team has going for it. The Hancock girls team had just that Friday night in a 39-27 win over Iron Mountain. The Bulldogs limited the Mountaineers (1-10) to a measly 18 shots from the floor in ...

Jets top Trojans

CRYSTAL FALLS — A steal by Bree Arsenault saved the North Central girls here Friday night as they squeezed past the Forest Park Trojans 44-43 in a Skyline Central Conference basketball game. “They called a timeout with 4.7 seconds left and had a designed play,” said Jets coach Lee ...

Wrestlers ready for UP Finals

KINGSFORD— The Kingsford Flivvers wrestling team hosted a quadrangular event Thursday, slipping past Negaunee 39-34 and falling to Westwood 40-35. Head coach Darren Groleau noted the victory over Negaunee came down to the last match with Logan Couillard at 160 pounds. "Logan needed to ...

Tickets available for Wisconsin football coaches Hall of Fame event

MIDDLETON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame will hold its 40th enshrinement on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the Marriot West Hotel in Middleton, which is right outside of Madison. Among the four high school coaches to be inducted is Dan St. Arnauld, former head ...

Kingsford junior high hoops

Kingsford’s 7th grade team claimed the Division A championship in the Michigan-Wisconsin Boys Junior High Basketball Tournament. From left, back, are Nic Novara, Joey Weber, Andres Finley, Trent VanOss, Hunter Giseau, Morgan Sleik, Nick Roell and Gavin Trevillian; front, coach Jeff Paupore, ...

IM cracks Emeralds

IRON MOUNTAIN - Foster Wonders scored 26 points and Iron Mountain’s offense continued to hum along on high octane, dropping Manistique 81-41 in Mid Peninsula boys basketball Thursday. The state-ranked No. 2 Mountaineers (9-0) have now outscored their opponents 245-119 over the past three ...

Hendricks dominates, pours in 30

NORWAY — A dominant force in the low post was the main factor, as Norway senior center Kody Hendricks canned 30 points and Norway defeated Florence 71-49 in non-conference boys basketball Thursday in the first game between the two schools since 1974. The first two minutes of the game, was ...

Flivvers too much for ND

KINGSFORD - Kingsford racked up 44 points by halftime and scooted by North Dickinson 65-43 Thursday evening in non-conference boys basketball. Brody Kopp led all scorers with 17 points. Cole Bracket added 13 and Hunter Bilgreen scored 10. All three players were in double figures by halftime ...

Community in mourning for Brown

GWINN — The Gwinn Area Community Schools and the greater Forsyth Township community is understandably in mourning after the death of Modeltowners varsity head football coach Dion Brown on Wednesday evening. The GACS, through Superintendent Sandra Petrovich, released a short statement about ...

Neuens has double-double in Florence girls’ victory

FLORENCE, Wis. — With Madison Neuens posting a double-double and team-high 17 points, 13 rebounds along with six steals, Florence defeated non-conference foe Watersmeet 63-24 Thursday night. Jenna Springer also scored 17 points for Florence. “We played really good team defense tonight, ...

Justin Nelson’s double-double carries WIC

STAMBAUGH —Justin Nelson registered a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead West Iron County past Forest Park 36-26 Thursday night in the second game of the season between the cross-county rivals. Wykons head coach Dan Schive was pleased to see his team defeat the Trojans for a ...

Indiana uses late charge to beat No. 11 Michigan State 67-63

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Joey Brunk made an immediate impact from the moment he arrived on Indiana's campus. Jerome Hunter needed to be more patient. On Thursday night, the graduate transfer from Butler and the redshirt freshman teamed up for the Hoosiers' final flurry. Brunk scored 14 ...

Niagara girls come up short at Crivitz, 59-44

CRIVITZ — Despite Alyssa Cretton with 18 points, and freshman Josie Rock netting 11 points, the Lady Badgers were defeated here Thursday night 59-44 by Crivitz. Niagara trailed by only three points at the half but were unable to hold off the Wolverines in the second half. Crivitz was ...

IM’s Basanese scholar finalist

EAST LANSING – Iron Mountain senior Gio Basanese was selected a finalist for the 2019-20 Michigan High School Athletic Association's Scholar-Athlete Award. Basanese, representing Class C boys, is one of 120 finalists selected from an applicant pool of 1,493 student-athletes and one of just ...

Green Bay stays with Pettine as defensive coordinator

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers coach Matt LaFleur has decided to stick with Mike Pettine as his defensive coordinator. In LaFleur’s first season, the Packers went from 6-9-1 in 2018 to 13-3 and the NFC championship game this season as second-year coordinator Pettine improved the defense. ...