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2019-20 All-UP Boys Basketball teams

4/3/2020 | Boys Basketball | By Staff

The 2019-20 All-UP Teams as chosen by the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. The UPSSA selected the teams through an online balloting system.

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Coaches react: Ingalls, Kentala, Waterman comment on cancelation

4/3/2020 | Boys Basketball | By Eden Laase |

When St. Ignace coach Dorene Ingalls read the news that the MHSAA had ruled to officially end winter sports, she had to take a moment to collect herself. Ingalls texted her team and then emailed MHSAA Director Mark Uyl for “staying strong as long as he did.”  She texted Kurt Corcoran of Westwood and Pat Benin of Sault Set. Marie...

Boys Basketball

MHSAA officially cancels remainder of winter and spring sports

4/3/2020 | Boys Basketball | By Eden Laase

After weeks of speculation, the MHSAA officially cancelled the remainder of winter and spring sports seasons. The decision goes along with Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “state of disaster” directive which was issued on April 2, stating that schools would stay closed for the remainder of the school year, and education would continue online.

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After two state semifinal appearances, Dollar Bay now plays waiting game

3/25/2020 | Boys Basketball | By Eden Laase |

On Monday, Michigan’s Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a statewide order instructing people to stay home for the next three weeks. This comes after the MHSAA’s decision to suspend postseason play, and the closing of schools across Michigan. With the state on lockdown, high school sports seem like a thing of the past for most teams. For Dollar Bay, Whitmer’s order...

Girls Basketball

Coronavirus derails Westwood's postseason run, leaving the Patriots devastated

3/13/2020 | Girls Basketball | By Eden Laase

It wasn’t supposed to end like this.  In basketball, players know going into every game they will get one of two outcomes: a win, or a loss. It’s definitive. But on Thursday, when the MHSAA announced the suspension of postseason play due to Coronavirus, it left one question floating in the air: What if? What if this could have been...

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Coronavirus update: All postseason games suspended until further notice

3/12/2020 | Girls Basketball | By Staff

After previously announcing a plan to limit spectators due to concerns about COVID-19, the MHSAA released a statement that both boys and girls postseason basketball games will be postponed until further notice. This is the case for all high school winter sports.