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2021 All-UP Boys Basketball Teams

4/23/2021 | Feature | By Staff

The 2020-21 All-UP Girls Basketball Teams as chosen by the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. The UPSSA met on April 14 in Marquette to select the teams and individual awards.

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Iron Mountain falls to Flint Beecher in Division 3 state final

4/11/2021 | Game Recap | By Bryce Derouin

This is what happens when you run into a buzzsaw. When you face a team that’s more athletic, quicker and teeming with skill throughout its rotation. It doesn’t help if you have an off night, but sometimes the buzzsaw of a team can be so good you have to come to grips with reality and wonder if it may have...

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Kleiman steps up, helps Iron Mountain win in semifinals

4/9/2021 | Feature | By Eden Laase

Jurgen Kleiman picked one heck of a time to make his presence known. All season the senior has been quietly doing his job on the defensive end. But on Thursday, in the state semifinals, Kleiman made some noise. 

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Wonders takes over, Iron Mountain rallies past Schoolcraft in state semis

4/9/2021 | Game Recap | By Bryce Derouin

The angst of the Iron Mountain fanbase continued to grow. McBain and Oscoda had given the Mountaineers some adversity, but this was different. Schoolcraft was matching and even winning the physicality battle and managed to accomplish what no other Iron Mountain opponent has done this season: Make Foster Wonders appear mortal. It was jarring.

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Iron Mountain defeats McBain, earns trip to state semis

4/7/2021 | Game Recap | By Bryce Derouin

As the buzzer sounded, the celebration ensued. The Iron Mountain Mountaineers leaped into each other’s arms while their screams of joy filled the Lake City gymnasium. Marcus Johnson being Marcus, ran from his seat in the stands to join them. He was wearing one of the gold Iron Mountain warm-up shirts with the figurative “FAMILY” emblazoned across the chest which...

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Escanaba's season ends in quarterfinals with loss to Bridgeport

4/7/2021 | Game Recap | By Eden Laase

Elation on one side and devastation on the other. Thus is the dichotomy of high school sports.  The postseason always brings both emotions, but they don’t often affect the same team at the same time. But on Tuesday they did. As Escanaba grappled with the anguish of a 52-41 quarterfinal loss to Bridgeport, the team also celebrated one player’s milestone...