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Carney hosting high school holiday hoops tournament

CARNEY - The second annual Carney-Nadeau Boys Basket Holiday Tournament takes place Friday and Saturday at Carney-Nadeau High School. Two high school teams from Milwaukee will compete, Young Coggs and Golda Meir, as well as Menominee and host Carney-Nadeau. All four teams JV teams will ...

Willekes finishing up remarkable run for Michigan State

Almost a year to the day after breaking his leg, Kenny Willekes is ready for his Michigan State swan song. As usual, he's trying to think of himself as an underdog. “Always," he said. "That's the way you've got to play, that's the mentality I play with. I play with a chip on my shoulder ...

Niagara in action Friday

NIAGARA, Wis. - The Niagara Badgers boys and girls basketball teams will be hosting a doubleheader of non-conference basketball games, on Friday versus the Three Lakes Blue Jays. The girls contest tips off at 3:30 p.m. with the JV contest taking place in the elementary gym. The boys contest ...

WFCA tickets still available

MIDDLETON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame holds its 40th enshrinement on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the Marriott 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 ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: Carollo sticking with referee post

ScuttleBu(r)t ... Bill Carollo, a frequent participant in the Izzo-Mariucci Classic golf tournament and auction, will remain the coordinator of football officials for the Collegiate Officiating Consortium (COC). The classy Carollo oversees Big Ten, Mid-American and Missouri Valley ...

Flood leads Solberg’s Greenleaf past Fleury Singler in A Division

IRON MOUNTAIN — Behind 21 points from Pat Flood, Solberg’s Greenleaf’s No. 1 slipped past Fleury Singler 59-51 in A Division of the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Schools Men’s Basketball League. Joey and John Swanson combined for 25 points for Fleury while Kyle Johnson chipped in ...

K-Stars post unbeaten mark, 3 shutouts in Chicago showcase

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former Dickinson Amateur Hockey Association player Aziza Burgoon and her K-Stars teammates competed in a showcase in Chicago recently. The girls toured the Chicago Blackhawks locker room at their practice facility and took photos with the Stanley Cup. They finished the ...

Packers clinch NFC North with 23-10 win over Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sporting fresh division title shirts that few expected them to wear this year, the Green Bay Packers had the message printed across their chests in the jubilant visitors' locker room: ìThe North is not enough.î With Aaron Rodgers taking a back seat while the ground game ...

North Central honors Bilski, Whitens

By Austin Hemmingson For The Daily News POWERS — Three seasons ago, Jason Whitens and Dawson Bilski helped North Central win their third straight Class D state title in basketball. Monday night in Powers, Whitens and Bilski became the fourth and fifth Jets to have their jerseys retired ...

Jets turn tables on Bark River

POWERS — A reversal of fortune worked to North Central’s advantage here Monday night in a 65-53 boys’ basketball triumph over the Bark River-Harris Broncos. Everything seemed to be going the Broncos’ way midway through the third quarter of this Skyline Central Conference match-up when ...

Mountaineers rolling at Recreation today

IM home today IRON MOUNTAIN — After two weeks of bowling in the Upper Peninsula High School Bowling Conference, Iron Mountain rolls at home today. Action begins at 10 a.m. at Recreation Lanes. The Mountaineers, who field boys, girls and junior varsity (X) teams, competed Saturday, Dec. 7, ...

Mountaineers upend Knights

NORWAY — In a packed gymnasium with an enthusiastic crowd, Iron Mountain, led by Foster Wonders’ 33 points and 10 rebounds, defeated Norway 75-41 in non-conference action Friday. “Norway played hard, Jeff (Gallino) had his team prepared and they were ready to play tonight. It was a ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: Bortolini keeps commitment to Wisconsin

ScuttleBu(r)t ... Kewaunee’s Tanor Bortolini has officially joined the Wisconsin Badgers, signing a National Letter of Intent this week. The all-state offensive lineman-linebacker (6-2, 275) received more than 20 scholarship offers. “Tanor is a great representation of our program,” ...

Grayvold selected for football coaching group

NORWAY — Norway High School graduate Brady Grayvold has been named to the American Football Coaches Association’s 35 Under 35 Coaches Leadership Institute. Grayvold, head football coach at Fort Atkinson (Wis.) High School, was an All-American defensive back at perennial champion ...

Girls Basketball: Badgers drop M&O test

NIAGARA, Wis. — Jessica Oratch scored 26 points in a losing effort as Niagara fell to M & O Conference leader Oneida Nation by a score of 59-47 Friday. The Badgers (5-2, 2-2) trailed by as many as 13 points in the first half before cutting the margin to 29-23 at halftime. Niagara then ...

Girls Basketball: Springers power Florence

FLORENCE, Wis. — Jordyn and Jenna Springer combined for 43 points as Florence held off Coleman 54-44 in non-conference girls basketball Friday. “We did enough down the stretch to win with free throws,” said Lady Cats coach Brad Perry. “We were 20 for 26 on free throws in the second ...

Patriots rally in overtime to shade Flivvers

KINGSFORD — Westwood erased a five-point deficit in overtime and tripped Kingsford 68-65 in non-conference boys basketball Friday. The Flivvers (0-2), who missed 18 free throws in the second half and overtime, held a 64-59 lead with 1:39 left in overtime after six straight points from Chris ...

Nordics down Wolves

FELCH — North Dickinson, led by sophomore Ashton Hord’s 17 points, turned back Carney-Nadeau 42-37 in non-conference girls basketball Friday at Carl F. Lemin Gymnasium. The Nordics (5-1) carried a 24-18 lead into the fourth quarter. “Very physical game,” said ND Coach Kirk Mattson. ...

Wykons wipe out improving Gremlins

HOUGHTON — If they were giving out grades for effort on the basketball court on the Friday before Christmas break, the girls from Houghton would get an A. That’s according to their coach Julie Filpus. Their top-of-the-class mark would come even despite a 50-33 loss to the West Iron ...

Jets turn back Mustangs

MUNISING — Andie Arsenault scored 25 points here Friday night, leading the shorthanded North Central girls to a 56-48 basketball victory over the Munising Mustangs. Jaiden Fleetwood added 10 for the Jets (4-1), who had just six available players. The Jets led 15-6 after the first quarter ...