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Bret St. Arnauld named Mount Horeb/Barneveld football coach

Former Niagara High School football star Bret St. Arnauld has moved on to a new head coaching position. Mount Horeb/Barneveld, a Division 3 school located near Madison, announced this week that St. Arnauld is the football program’s new head coach. He coached the past three seasons at ...

Edgewood announces commitment from Flivvers’ Kriegl

MADISON, Wis. - Edgewood College women’s basketball coach Chaia (VanGoethem) Huff has announced that Kingsford’s Jordyn Kriegl and three other high school seniors have committed to the Eagle program for next year. Kriegl, a 5-foot-7 guard, was the Great Northern Conference Player of the ...

Baseball: IM splits doubleheader; Flivvs rout Stephenson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain split with the Marquette junior varsity team on Tuesday. The Mountaineers won the second game 3-0 after dropping the first game 3-2. Iron Mountain’s Brent Aman scored in the fourth on a single by Caleb Johnson to cap the scoring. Jacob Maxon scored in the ...

Track and field: Norway boys 1st at Nordic Invite

FELCH — Inocencio Stankevich swept the hurdles as Norway’s boys captured the second annual Nordic Booster Club Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. The Knights, 122, held off North Central, 112, in the nine-team meet. Stankevich won the 110-meter hurdles (15.38) and 300 hurdles ...

Soccer: IM holds off Kingsford, 1-0

KINGSFORD — A freshman from Norway decided the Twin City girls soccer rivalry Tuesday at Commemorative Field. Olivia Stanchina’s goal 10 minutes into the game lifted Iron Mountain past Kingsford 1-0. Stanchina, part of the Norway co-op with Iron Mountain (3-1), earned an award for her ...

Flivvs control Esky Invite track meet

ESCANABA — Kingsford dominated a quad track meet Tuesday with the host Eskymos, Westwood and Ishpeming. The Flivver boys, 84, downed Escanaba 68, Westwood 59 and Ishpeming 45. “Brad VanRemortel had a great night,” said Kingsford coach Doug Roberts, noting the senior’s sweep of the ...

Tennis: Wykons blank IM, 8-0

IRON MOUNTAIN — West Iron County overcame Iron Mountain and windy conditions in a 8-0 boys tennis shutout Tuesday at Amos Marston Eastside Courts. The Wykons (3-0) won seven of their matches in two sets, the other by forfeit. The Mountaineers dropped to 0-2 on the season. “Beautiful ...

Knights sweep Mountaineers

IRON MOUNTAIN — Norway fended off Iron Mountain in a close first game and ran away in the second game to complete the sweep on Monday. The Knights took the second game 14-0 after holding off the Mountaineers 5-4 in the first leg of the doubleheader. Norway used its speed on the base paths ...

Niagara golf: Cole Brown has ‘strong showing’

POUND, Wis. — Niagara’s Cole Brown played his first golf match of the season Monday in the M&O Conference meet at Parkway Golf Course. “Cole had a strong showing,” Badgers coach Nicole Anderson said of the junior shooting a 50. “It was also very nice to see improvement from my ...

Niagara opens M&O play with win

NIAGARA, Wis. — The offense came alive for Niagara in an 11-4 win over Gillett/Suring to open M&O Conference play on Monday. The Badgers scored two or more runs in three innings, including a five-run sixth to pad their lead. Niagara head coach Dean Neveau said the pitching was off as ...

Negaunee beats Flivvs

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee High School boys tennis team defeated Kingsford 6-2 in its second meet of the season at the high school courts on Monday afternoon. The Miners improved to 2-0-1 on the season after some strong matches against the Flivvers. Negaunee head coach Kyle Saari said his ...

Norway wins pair at IM tourney

IRON MOUNTAIN — Norway came away with a pair of wins in a three-team tournament on Saturday at Ranger Field. The Knights beat Niagara 4-3 in the second game of the day and then downed Iron Mountain 7-1 in the finale. Iron Mountain beat Niagara in the first game, 6-3. "We hit the ball. ...

Soccer: IM splits weekend matches

WRIGHTSTOWN, Wis. — Iron Mountain split high school girls soccer games Saturday. The Mountaineers, with Riley Poupore scoring a hat trick for the second straight day, came from behind to beat Neenah Saint Mary Central 3-1. The junior also had three goals Friday when Iron Mountain blanked ...

Florence football: 8-player schedule taking shape

FLORENCE — Florence High School has scheduled eight varsity games and two scrimmages for its first season of eight-player football. The Bobcats, making their debut this fall in eight-player football, will scrimmage at Menominee Indian (Aug. 10) and Forest Park (Aug. 17) to start the ...

Flivvers, Bobcats announce schedule changes

Kingsford and Florence have announced spring sports schedule changes: KINGSFORD Girls soccer — Three Lakes at Commemorative Field, 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 4 Baseball — Quad at Escanaba with Sault Ste. Marie and Bark River-Harris, Saturday, May 12 (time to be announced) Golf — at ...

Girls soccer: Gremlins blank Flivvers

KINGSFORD — Houghton’s girls scored a pair of late goals and blanked Kingsford 3-0 in UP Soccer Conference play at Commemorative Field. The Gremlins scored three times in the second half, two from Joslyn Perala and the other from Maria Lorenzetti. Kingsford had several chances early but ...

Rookies ready to rumble in ‘141’ Sportsman class

NORWAY — A crop of new rookies is ready to strap on their helmets and compete weekly in Norway Speedway’s 141 Auto Sportsman division on Friday nights beginning May 25. Now in its fourth year the unique division features an 18- second “breakout” rule where if a driver goes turns a lap ...

Memorable season opener with Niagara at Whistling Straits

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Niagara High School’s golf season got under way Thursday at none other than Whistling Straits, site of major professional tournaments over the years. The Badgers and the other M&O Conference schools played their first nine-hole league match on the front nine. “It ...

Knights boys’ roster split with experience

NORWAY — There’s 26 boys on the Norway High School track and field team. Thirteen competed last year and thirteen are breaking into the sport. “We have an even split,” Norway Coach Al Trudeau said of the roster. “So I am counting on the experience to show the newbies the way for ...

Wykon freshman wins long jump

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — West Iron County freshman Avery Bociek won the long jump in the Northland Pines Invitational track and field meet. Bociek reached 14-feet-11.5 in capturing the long jump. She also placed third in the 1600-meter run (6:13.02). In the 11-school meet, WIC girls placed ...