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Garnet downs Coldwell 12-11 in extra innings

HOUGHTON — By the top of the third inning in Tuesday’s Twilight League game between Garnet Garage and Craig Heinonen Coldwell Banker, Garnet manager Joe Romano had nothing nice to say about his team on the field. His squad trailed, 6-2, due, in large part, to a lot of errors. “Their ...

Women’s fastpitch season wraps up

CHASSELL — The Copper Country’s women’s fastpitch softball season wrapped up on Monday with two games in Chassell. In the opener, Superior National Bank (SNB) downed Superior Service, 9-5. In the nightcap, JB’s Sales and Services earned a 10-6 victory over Tervo Agency. In the ...

Crush 10U falls in Tomahawk final

The 10U Copper Country Crush/Keweenaw Chevrolet girls fastpitch softball team had a successful tournament recently in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. The Crush won four consecutive games before losing a heartbreaking, extra-inning championship game to Oshkosh, Wisconsin. In the final game, the ...

Crush 12U wins in Tomahawk

The 12U Copper Country Crush/ M&M PowerSports fastpitch softball team captured the Rod Timm Memorial Tournament in Tomahawk, Wisconsin, in dominating fashion, outscoring their opponents by a total of 71-3 over four games. Ellie Hainault was the starting pitcher and earned the win in all ...

Crush 14U wins in Tomahawk

The Copper Country Crush 14U girls softball, sponsored by Keweenaw Automotive, captured the championship this past weekend at the Rod Timm Memorial Tournament in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. The Crush opened play on Friday with a 13-4 victory over Merrill. Olivia Shank was the winning pitcher. Sadie ...

Houghton FC up and running: Father-son duo open the season

HURONTOWN — What do you do when your 37-year-old son calls you up and says he needs your help with all things soccer in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan? Oh, and add another little issue – you should plan on staying a couple of weeks. If you are Rodney Irizarry, you jump on the next plane ...