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Patriots effort lacks in defeat to Rebels

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Kingsford junior high hoops

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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, ...

Free prizes at annual trappers workshop Feb. 1

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HERMANSVILLE — The Upper Peninsula Trappers Association will host its annual “Beginning Trappers Workshop” on Saturday, Feb. 1. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Community Center in Hermansville. Although it’s geared toward youngsters, anyone interested in the ...

Upper Peninsula sportsmen to gather

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Upper Peninsula Sportsmen’s Alliance will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the United Sportsmen Club, W7689 Sportsmens Club Road, Iron Mountain.

Minnows doing the trick for northern pike, crappies

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Northern pike fishing in the region has been good, although pressure has been fairly light as anglers deal with repeated storms. A pike measuring 30 3/4 inches leads John Grier’s monthly contest at Whispering Pines Outpost on M-95. The contest switches to walleye Feb. ...

IM cracks Emeralds

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Wozniacki’s farewell ends

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki's farewell tour at the Australian Open is over. The 2018 champion lost her third-round match 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 to Ons Jabeur at Melbourne Arena. Wozniacki said late last year that she would retire from the game after the Australian Open in order to ...