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Calumet and Hancock compete in High School Bowl

Representing Calumet, seated from left, are players Lowell Torola, team captain Zander Worm, Serenity Snyder and Ben Jackson. Standing is coach David Torola. Players for Hancock are, seated from left, John Holladay, Camden Kyro, team captain Ben Galetto and Gabe Smith. Standing is alternate Tanner Walrath and coach Leanne Laakonen. High School Bowl host Jim Koski is standing at lower left. (provided photo)

MARQUETTE — The Calumet “Copper Kings” played the Hancock “Bulldogs” in the first round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 380-70. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for WNMU-TV’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 42 years on the air. Calumet will advance to the second round when they play Menominee in Game 27, scheduled to air on Feb. 15. Running from November through the championship game in April, the High School Bowl series airs on WNMU-TV Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Mondays at 3 p.m. Find more information on the 2019-2020 tournament at wnmutv.nmu.edu.

Representing Calumet, seated from left, are players Lowell Torola, team captain Zander Worm, Serenity Snyder and Ben Jackson. Standing is coach David Torola. Players for Hancock are, seated from left, John Holladay, Camden Kyro, team captain Ben Galetto and Gabe Smith. Standing is alternate Tanner Walrath and coach Leanne Laakonen. High School Bowl host Jim Koski is standing at lower left.

Major production funding for High School Bowl is provided by The Ray & Peg Hirvonen Foundation, and by Janice Mills of Escanaba, and by the Donald & Audrey Anderson Foundation. Local support is provided by 18 Upper Peninsula Credit Unions: TruNorth Federal Credit Union, Marquette Community Federal Credit Union, U.P. State Credit Union, Tahquamenon Area Credit Union, Soo Co-op Credit Union, Peninsula Federal Credit Union, Gogebic County Federal Credit Union, Northern United Federal Credit Union, Torch Lake Federal Credit Union, Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union, Delta County Credit Union, Great Lakes First Federal Credit Union, Baraga Community Federal Credit Union, Iron Mountain/Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union, Embers Credit Union, Settlers Federal Credit Union, Chippewa County Credit Union and Integra First Federal Credit Union. Local support is also provided by Petrucelli and Waara, Attorneys at Law; and by Johnson Controls; in partnership with the Regional Educational Service Agencies & Intermediate School Districts of the Upper Peninsula.

WNMU-TV is a member-supported public broadcasting service of Northern Michigan University and is licensed to the NMU Board of Trustees.

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