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West Iron Caps Undefeated Spring Surge

West Iron Caps Undefeated Spring Surge
Thursday, May 31, 2018
It had been a while since the Iron River West Iron County boys tennis team stood at the top of the Upper Peninsula. But Wednesday afternoon, the Wykons finished the climb again.
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Wykons Follow Bociek on Dominating Run

Wykons Follow Bociek on Dominating Run
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Trey Bociek found a pretty efficient way to get around Oak Crest Golf Course on Wednesday. The sophomore simply played bombs away off the tee, pounding his drives some 280 to 300 yards with deadly accuracy over the rolling, tree-lined 5,903 yards.
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Westwood, Munising Star Shine Again

Westwood, Munising Star Shine Again
Thursday, September 28, 2017
The Westwood girls tennis team has built a dynasty in the Upper Peninsula, and on Wednesday, it added another title to its trophy case. It wasn’t easy though. After sharing the title with Munising last season, the Patriots had to hold off Iron River West Iron Cou...
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St Ignace Stays Course, Surges to Win

St Ignace Stays Course, Surges to Win
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Claudette Brown couldn’t help but hold back tears Thursday. But the fourth-year coach had good reason to feel emotional. Her first class of seniors on the St. Ignace boys golf team had just won the Upper Peninsula Division 2 Final title at George Young Golf Cours...
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Munising Seniors Add to Title Legacy

Munising Seniors Add to Title Legacy
Thursday, June 1, 2017
The writing was on the wall for the Munising High School girls golf team — play your best golf. On Thursday, the Mustangs pulled through with a commanding lead to win the MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 2 title at George Young Golf Course.
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Westwood Outduels West Iron to 4-Peat

Westwood Outduels West Iron to 4-Peat
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Ishpeming Westwood coach Chris Jackson knew his team had to keep it simple to win the Upper Peninsula Division 2 title Wednesday. The Patriots came out and did exactly that, winning six of eight flights for their fourth straight U.P. title.
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Indoor Tracks Give UP Early Opportunities

Indoor Tracks Give UP Early Opportunities
Thursday, April 13, 2017
There was a time when hosting a track meet in early April was nearly impossible in the Upper Peninsula. Indoor tracks weren’t available, and the long winters sometimes made it difficult to hold outdoor meets even in mid to late April. That no longer holds true as...
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Hartland's Skomial Sits Atop Scoring List

Hartland's Skomial Sits Atop Scoring List
Friday, February 10, 2017
No girls lacrosse player in Michigan high school history has found the net more than Hartland’s Ryan Skomial. The 2013 grad has been entered into the MHSAA record book for 276 goals over 79 games and four varsity seasons, the highest career scoring total sin...
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Past D2 Champs Share This Season's Title

Past D2 Champs Share This Season's Title
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Prior to 2015, Ishpeming Westwood was enjoying a six-year championship reign in the Upper Peninsula Division 2 Girls Tennis Finals. Then it was Munising’s turn to celebrate its first championship a year ago. Both schools were celebrating on a mostly sunny and coo...
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8 Re-elected to MHSAA Representative Council

8 Re-elected to MHSAA Representative Council
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Elections were completed recently to fill positions on the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s legislative body, its Representative Council, with eight current members receiving re-election.
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Ishpeming Finds Right Combination in D2

Ishpeming Finds Right Combination in D2
Sunday, June 5, 2016
The Ishpeming girls carried a heavy workload this season and were rewarded with their second straight Division 2 title at Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Finals. Ishpeming scored 127 points, followed by Hancock with 104 and St. Ignace 81.
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Westwood Runs Reign to 3 Straight

Westwood Runs Reign to 3 Straight
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Ishpeming Westwood coach Chris Jackson knew his team had to appear in the finals during the MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 2 boys tennis tournament Thursday. They did, and won all six of their title match appearances to win the overall championship with 20 points.
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Norway's Kelly, St. Ignace Score D2 Titles

Norway's Kelly, St. Ignace Score D2 Titles
Thursday, June 2, 2016
There was considerable squirming at Oak Crest Golf Club on Thursday, and we're not even talking about the players who put on a good run for medalist honors. No, the parents of the top two contenders tried to keep their emotions in check while taking the roller coaster...
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Hematites Climb Back to 1st in UPD2

Hematites Climb Back to 1st in UPD2
Sunday, May 31, 2015
It was bit of a challenge at times, but the Ishpeming girls captured their first MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 2 track and field title in eight years Saturday by scoring 151 points. Iron River West Iron County was runner-up for the second straight second with 126, fol...
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West Iron County Takes Back Title Trophy

West Iron County Takes Back Title Trophy
Friday, May 29, 2015
Riley Thompson was just 5 years old when the West Iron County boys were last crowned Upper Peninsula Division 2 golf champions.  Thompson, now a junior at West Iron, earned medalist honors Friday and helped the Wykons gain their first U.P. title in 12 years with ...
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Preview: Line-ups Loaded for Girls Finals

Preview: Line-ups Loaded for Girls Finals
Friday, May 29, 2015
Few things are guaranteed during this, the busiest weekend of the high school sports calendar in Michigan. But here’s something to count on – attend an MHSAA Girls Track & Field Final, and you’re sure to see at least one record-setting talent if n...
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After Rain, Westwood Reigns Again

After Rain, Westwood Reigns Again
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Pflat! Phlop! Ping! Pitter-patter of early rain drops. 30-love! Out! Those were the sounds of tennis on this chilly, windy fall Wednesday in Michigan's Upper Peninsula at the MHSAA Division 2 Girls Tennis Finals.
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Saints Win Close to Finish Drive for 5

Saints Win Close to Finish Drive for 5
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Returning to Division 2 didn’t hinder the St. Ignace girls Saturday as they were crowned Upper Peninsula track and field champions for the fifth straight year. The Saints, who won in D-3 a year ago, edged defending champion West Iron County 116-107 for the D-2 t...
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Westwood Back on Top of UP D2 Tennis

Westwood Back on Top of UP D2 Tennis
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
They’re b-a-a-a-a-c-k.  After a year’s absence, the Ishpeming Westwood boys tennis Patriots can again call themselves MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 2 champions.
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West Iron County Claims 1st MHSAA Crown

West Iron County Claims 1st MHSAA Crown
Sunday, June 2, 2013
It was a historical day for the West Iron County girls at Saturday's Upper Peninsula Track Finals as they were crowned champions for the first time. The Wykons topped the Division 2 standings with 144 points. Manistique brought home its first runner-up trophy with 99 ...
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