Copper Country Ski Tigers place well at states

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ISHPEMING — The 2024 Michigan Nordic Skiing State Championships for high school skiers wrapped up over the weekend of Feb. 9-11 in Ishpeming, and this area’s local club did better than expected. The Copper Country Ski Tigers boys earned a top first-place spot on the podium - beating out ...

Heat earns win in annual Pigs ‘N Heat game

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HOUGHTON — On one of the most winter-like nights the Copper Country has seen in 2024, fans descended on the MacInnes Student Ice Arena on Friday night for the annual Pigs ‘N Heat fundraiser hockey game. While the outcome of the game is not the most important part of the night, in general, ...

Gremlins boys top Speedboys

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HOUGHTON — The Houghton Gremlins boys basketball team defeated the Bessemer Speedboys Friday, 74-37, at the Houghton Gym. Isaiah Lawson led the Gremlins with 19 points on the night. Luke Hill added 16 points. Lane Laux nearly was the third double-digit scorer for the Gremlins, as he ...

Copper Kings boys come up short against Modeltowners

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CALUMET — For the second Friday in a row, the CLK High School gym saw a dramatic Calumet Copper Kings comeback attempt fall short. The most recent fourth-quarter rally belonged to the Calumet boys in a low-scoring battle against the Gwinn Modeltowners (on Feb 9, the Calumet girls lost 50-49 ...

Houghton girls top Marquette, 56-42

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HOUGHTON — Powered by 17 points and seven assists from Jacey Sleeman, the Houghton Gremlins girls defeated Marquette Thursday night at the Houghton Gym, 56-42. Danica Ryynanen, who scored eight points on the night, had five in the first quarter to help lift Houghton to 14-11 lead after the ...