Entries for 'Ishpeming Westwood'
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Dynasty and dominance too often are used to describe long-term success in sports. And assigning them to shorter-term accomplishments often takes away from teams that might be deserving of such high praise.
But when it comes to Ishpeming Westwood tennis, there aren&rsqu...Continue Reading
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Ishpeming Westwood continued its stranglehold on the Upper Peninsula Division 2 girls tennis championship Wednesday, winning for the fourth straight season.
Westwood, which gained at least a share of title for also the 10th time in 11 years, posted 22 points and was fo...Continue Reading
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The Westwood and West Iron County boys tennis teams have had some good battles the past few years at the Upper Peninsula Division 2 Finals, with the two squads finishing as the last two standing for the last three years.
That was the case again Wednesday afternoo...Continue Reading
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The MHSAA Girls & Boys Basketball Finals the last two weekends showed off many of the best teams and players who took the courts across Michigan this winter.
The championships also provided an opportunity to celebrate a few more accomplishments with the Basketball ...Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Both Jim Derocher and Fred Smith served thousands of students locally over decades of service and provided statewide contributions that continue to guide educational athletics in Michigan today.
In recognition of their dedication, Derocher and Smith have been named the...Continue Reading
Thursday, December 20, 2018
The Westwood Patriots do not have a senior on their girls basketball roster and only two players stand as tall as 5-foot-9.
But don’t overlook this team.Continue Reading
Thursday, October 4, 2018
The last two seasons, Ishpeming Westwood and Iron River West Iron County have emerged as the top Division 2 girls tennis programs in the Upper Peninsula – and whenever they battle, it’s always a close finish.
It couldn't get much closer Thursday, for the se...Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Nobody could catch Negaunee sophomore Emily Paupore at Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Girls Cross Country Finals.
Paupore ran the day’s fastest time, covering the 3.1-mile course at Pictured Rocks Golf Club in 19 minutes, 22.3 seconds on this sunny, warm and br...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
Saturday, May 30, 2015
It was a day Manistique senior Hailey Hoholik will remember for a long time as she led the Emeralds to their first Upper Peninsula Division 2 golf title in five years on Friday.
Hoholik also was crowned U.P. individual champion with 99 strokes, just hours before he...Continue Reading
Thursday, May 28, 2015
It came down to the last match of the day. Iron Mountain needed a win at No. 1 doubles to forge a tie with Westwood for the Upper Peninsula Division 2 boys tennis title.
Coach Greg Stegall’s Mountaineers got what they wanted.Continue Reading
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
This week's package includes clips from the Cedar Springs/Central Montcalm baseball games and Negaunee/Ishpeming Westwood/Ishpeming girls and boys track & field meets.
Each week, MHSAA.tv features highlights of events produced by schools involved in the MHSAA Schoo...Continue Reading
Sunday, October 19, 2014
The element of surprise always is a possibility in any athletic endeavor.
Gladstone High School sophomore Leigha Woelffer surprised many people including herself Saturday by earning her first Upper Peninsula Division 1 cross country championship at Gentz Homestead Gol...Continue Reading
Friday, October 17, 2014
Gentz Homestead Golf Course in Harvey will host MHSAA Finals on Saturday that could showcase a few extremes in Upper Peninsula girls cross country.
In Division 1, Marquette is seeking its 29th MHSAA team title. Ishpeming in Division 2, meanwhile, can add a crownin...Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
Friday, May 30, 2014
Iron Mountain’s girls gave their coach a nice parting gift Thursday in the MHSAA U.P. Division 2 Golf Final at George Young Recreational Complex.
The Mountaineers of Coach Donny Bianco, shooting 444, successfully defended their U.P. title, topping Ishpemin...Continue Reading