The Daily Mining Gazette columnsen-usSun, 24 Jul 2016 00:58:22 EDTSun, 24 Jul 2016 00:58:22 EDT basketball league: Make it happen Check. Fast-pitch softball? Yup. Slow-pitch softball? Of course. But you know what summer league is missing from the Copper Country? Basketball.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTJust like that, football is here it's a testimony to advancing age, but it seems like the hockey and basketball seasons just ended.Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTA legend is remembered Copper Country Twilight League has had many men who played a key role in its formation. Names like Wes Kangas, Merv Klemett and Paul Hill were all there at the beginning in the mid-1950s when the league became a reality.Wed, 6 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTTeamwork I have mentioned in the past, I grew up playing sports. Given that my father was a college athlete, this was a likely no-brainer as my brother and I both showed a knack for athletics from a young ag.Tue, 5 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTIs this the year sports jinxes end? early results, just like a political election, often mean little. But the preliminary indications are that some notable sports jinxes could come to an end this year.Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT