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Lakes football teammates excited for next chapter

LAKE LINDEN — In early February, the Michigan Tech Huskies football team announced 32 new faces joining the program. Among those included in the lengthy list were a pair of Copper Country area teammates in Sam Roberts and Gabe Popko of the Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes. The two 6-foot-2 ...

Lakes boys win battle at Calumet

CALUMET — After the anthem finished and the line-ups were read, intensity and enthusiasm generated by those in attendance poured down from the bleachers and onto the floor, where the teams consumed it and then used it to orchestrate a physical and aggressive basketball game. It looked like ...

Lakes boys outpace Trojans 65-54

HOUGHTON — By week’s end, the Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes boys basketball squad will have played a rare three games in a row to wrap up their regular season. After winning their first one on Tuesday against the Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Blue Bolts at home, they were at Michigan Tech’s SDC ...

Ontonagon falls to Ironwood

ONTONAGON — The Ironwood Red Devils held a slim, 40-37, lead with just eight minutes to go Tuesday in Ontonagon. Despite a valiant effort by the Gladiators boys basketball team, they just could not overcome that three-point deficit, and eventually fell by four, 57-53. The loss, however, ...

Keweenaw Volleyball Club finds success in Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Keweenaw Volleyball Club took seven teams to the North Star Volleyball United President’s Day Challenge in the Twin Cities metropolitan area last weekend. All seven squads placed in the top-20 of their respective divisions, with the 18U and the 13U teams both ...

WestPAC announces all-conference boys honors

HOUGHTON — The WestPAC boys basketball conference announced their all-conference honors Wednesday. Iron Mountain swept the major awards with junior Oscar Kangas earning Player of the Year, senior Matthew Colavecchi winning Defensive Player of the Year, and Bucky Johnson winning Coach of the ...