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Calumet sweeps IM, advances to MHSAA D3 regional finals

ISHPEMING — An impressive season for the Calumet volleyball team continued after the Copper Kings swept Iron Mountain in the MHSAA Division 3 regional semifinals at Westwood High School on Tuesday. Calumet recorded a three-set win, 25-12, 25-14, 25-13. The Copper Kings have yet to drop a ...

Ironwood tops Baraga in MHSAA D4 regional semifinal

ONTONAGON — Ironwood’s volleyball season continues after the Red Devils defeated Baraga 3-1 in a Division 4 regional semifinal Tuesday night. Ironwood won by scores of 27-25, 25-17, 22-25 and 25-20. The postseason up until now has been a de facto Copper Mountain Conference tournament. ...

Calumet’s Croze named West PAC Coach of the Year

Local players were named among All-West PAC selections. In the Copper Division, John Croze, of Calumet, was named Coach of the Year. Westwood’s Zach Carlson was named Offensive Player of the Year. The Defensive Player of the Year award went to Lenny Bjorn, of Calumet. Linbacker of the ...

No. 18 Huskies top Lakers 2-0 to salvage series split

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech’s power play unit struck twice, beating Lake Superior State 2-0 Saturday to salvage a weekend split. Michigan Tech goalie Blake Pietila made 20 saves for his second shutout of the season. The Huskies (4-3) scored both goals in the first period, avenging a 3-2 ...

Finlandia football loses to Greenville

HANCOCK — The Finlandia Lions wrapped up their home season on Saturday with a 28-2 loss to the Greenville Panthers at McAfee Field. While the Lions (0-8) have yet to win a game this season, head coach Mike DuFrane said his team played tough against the number one team in the Upper Midwest ...