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Flivvers jolt No. 1 Maroons

MENOMINEE – Heading into Friday night’s game against Menominee, the Kingsford football team needed a win to force a share of the Great Northern Conference title. The game went back and forth the whole four quarters as both teams traded blows with one another until the game was tied 27-all ...

Shorthanded Jets dominate

CRYSTAL FALLS — You know you have an extraordinary team when you win 42-0 and it was your closest game of the season. That’s how dominant the North Central Jets have been in 2021. And that six-touchdown win over a solid Forest Park team on Oct. 22 at Dick Mettlach Field came without ...

Iron Mountain denies Emeralds

IRON MOUNTAIN — Junior quarterback Joe Colavecchi threw for a trio of touchdowns and ran for another as Iron Mountain cruised to a 40-14 win over Manistique in a West PAC Conference crossover game Friday night at Mountaineer Stadium. After a bit of a lethargic start for both teams, the ...

Knights blank North Dickinson

NORWAY — Host Norway dominated North Dickinson, 38-0, to win the season finale for both teams Friday night, though Vikings head coach Scott Popp said the win was somewhat bittersweet. Norway (5-4 overall) used big plays in the first half to build a commanding 30-0 lead at the half, with ...

Bobcats fall in 8-player tourney

LENA, Wis. — Florence stayed with undefeated Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas into the second half, but three special teams scores lifted the Titans to a 44-14 win in a WIAA 8-player tournament opener Friday. “Take those three scores away, it’s a 20-14 game,” said Florence coach Kent Walstrom. ...

‘Cats stun Badgers in volleyball regional

NIAGARA, Wis. — Behind strong serving, communication, hitting and floor awareness No. 6 seed Florence defeated host and No. 3 seed Niagara, 3-0 (25-15, 26-24, 25-14) here Thursday night in a WIAA Division 4 volleyball regional semifinal. “Our serving was on point tonight. That’s been a ...