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Aigner breaks hill record

IRON MOUNTAIN — Austrian ski jumper Clemens Aigner had himself a weekend to remember at the 2020 Bellin Health Continental Cup. Aigner not only won both competitions held at Pine Mountain over the weekend, he broke the hill record Sunday. Aigner flew 144 meters, or 472 feet, to set the mark ...

Mountaineers qualify seven wrestlers for regional tourney

ISHPEMING — Iron Mountain had three champions Saturday in the Division 4 individual district wrestling tournament. In all the Mountaineers qualified seven wrestlers for Saturday’s regional tournament in Charlevoix. Anyone finishing fourth place or above at the individual districts advances ...

Badgers send Huskers to 10th straight defeat

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Brad Davison couldn’t hit a shot in practice the last two days, but that changed Saturday when he scored 30 points on 8-of-11 3-point shooting to lead Wisconsin to an 81-64 win and send Nebraska to its school-record tying 10th straight loss 81-64 on ...

No. 9 Maryland beats MSU

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Anthony Cowan was the smallest and best player on the court when it was time for No. 9 Maryland to rally for a win at Michigan State to stay alone in first place in the Big Ten. Cowan scored 11 of his 24 points in the final two-plus minutes, helping the Terrapins ...

Michigan routs Indiana

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) —Michigan is rolling again, finding ways to win as it did during a surprising start. Indiana, meanwhile, is playing so poorly its NCAA Tournament chances have taken a hit. Franz Wagner had 16 points and was one of five to score in double digits for the Wolverines in ...

Mountaineers demolish Gwinn, improve to 14-0

GWINN — Iron Mountain, with Fotser Wonders and Marcus Johnson combing for 60 points, remained undefeated by belting Gwinn 83-51 Friday night in Mid Peninsula/West PAC boys basketball. Wonders scored 35 points, while Johnson added 25. The Mountaineers were up four after the first quarter ...

Forest Park boys charge back for win over Cougars

EBEN JUNCTION — Despite trailing for nearly the whole game, the Forest Park Trojans fought back to tie the game, force overtime and pull out a 61-58 win at Superior Central Friday night in Skyline Central action. Forest Park had three players score in double figures, led by Gavin Johnson ...

Florence rolls at Tomahawk

TOMAHAWK, Wis — Jenna Springer canned 18 points and Kathleen Seldon chipped in 10 as the Florence LadyCats defeated Tomahawk 47-29 here Friday night in non-conference girls basketball action. Lacey Enders snared a team high 13 rebounds for the LadyCats, who improve to 10-10 on the season. ...

Free throw carries Calumet past West Iron County, 64-63

STAMBAUGH — Calumet junior guard Elli Djerf sank a free throw with 2.6 seconds remaining, to seal a 64-63 win for the Copper Kings over West PAC Conference foe West Iron at the Charles Greenlund Memorial Gymnasium Friday night. Djerf’s game-winning free throw gave her 31 points on the ...

Kingsford offense held in check in 52-32 setback at Marquette

MARQUETTE -- Behind three players in double figures, led by 14 points apiece from Maria Millado and Aspen Michelin, Marquette overwhelmed Kingsford 52-32 Friday night at Marquette Senior High School in Great Northern Conference girls basketball action. "We struggled on offense to make shots ...

Late charge helps Braves get past Kingsford, 63-50

GLADSTONE — After leading just once the whole game, the Gladstone boys basketball team put together a monstrous 21-1 run in the first six minutes of the fourth quarter to rally for a 63-50 victory over the Kingsford Flivvers Thursday night at Gladstone. Entering the fourth trailing 46-40 in ...

Iron Mountain grapplers focus on individual districts

IRON MOUNTAIN — A shorthanded Iron Mountain wrestling team hosted an MHSAA Division 4 District Thursday evening in the Central Middle School Gymnasium. The Mountaineers took on Manistique in a semifinal, with Bark River-Harris awaiting the winner in the District Championship, in the ...

Shorties help Flivvers rally past Jeffers, 4-3

HOUGHTON — Hockey, especially at the high school level, is a three-period affair. For most teams to be successful night in and night out, they have to play a 51-minute game. The Jeffers Jets were taught that lesson Thursday night in a 4-3 loss to the Kingsford Flivvers at the MacInnes Student ...

IM girls fall to Negaunee

IRON MOUNTAIN — Negaunee caught fire in the second half and defeated Iron Mountain 62-48 in girls basketball Thursday. The Miners, leading just 31-27 at halftime, outscored the Mountaineers 21-8 in the third quarter of the dual Mid Peninsula/West PAC Conference game.. “I was really ...

Soccer sign-up Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — SAY soccer registrations will be accepted at Dickinson County Library Saturday, Feb. 15, and Saturday, Feb. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Online registration is available at TSHQ.BlueSombrero.com. Registration closes on March 15. Cost is $45 per player with a $3 credit card ...

Pee Wees split vs. Ironwood

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Dickinson Amateur Hockey Association’s Stephens Real Estate Pee Wees team split games with the Ironwood Polar Bears Saturday at Mountain View Ice Arena, losing game one 5-4 and winning game two 7-1. In game one, Stephens Real Estate battled to tie the score at 3-3 in ...

Don Hill deadline Feb. 23

NORWAY – The 13th annual Don Hill Memorial Scholarship Adult Basketball Tournament will be held at Norway High School Saturday, Feb. 29, and Sunday, March 1. The tournament will consist of three men’s divisions and one women’s division. The men’s divisions will be gold, silver and ...

Blackwood, Simmonds lead Devils over Wings

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — One good period and a few well-chosen words from interim coach Alain Nasreddine were all the New Jersey Devils needed to get past the struggling Detroit Red Wings. Wayne Simmonds scored twice in a four-goal third period outburst and the Devils rallied to beat the Red ...

Norway ski team misses state qualification

BELLAIRE — The Norway ski team saw two skiers narrowly miss qualifying for the MHSAA state meet after competing in a regional Tuesday at Schuss Mountain. Gabby Carey was 15th in the slalom, and Jake Munn placed 17th in giant slalom for the Knights. Both results placed the skiers as first ...

Lady Badgers beat Wausaukee, 47-32

NIAGARA, Wis — A strong second half, led by the free throw shooting of senior Cassie Gill, powered Niagara past Marinette-Oconto Conference foe Wausaukee 47-32 here Thursday night. The Lady Badgers were led in scoring by junior Alyssa Cretton with a game-high 16 points, while Gill chipped ...