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St. Ignace's formula for success

St. Ignace's formula for success

St. Ignace's formula for success

12/18/2018 | Feature | By Eden Laase |

Basketball, like most things in life, is constantly changing. Every season coaches and teams try to adapt to the latest and greatest — be it over-hyped trends or tried and true methods that are making their way into the mainstream. Basketball is in an eternal state of evolution.  But for almost 20 years the St. Ignace Saints have been stuck...

Boys Basketball

Calumet's Mike Ojala resigns as boys basketball coach

4/17/2019 | Boys Basketball | By Bryce Derouin |

Known for his fiery persona that many of his teams took on, Calumet’s Mike Ojala recently found it more difficult to find the same energy and passion to prepare for each basketball season. The demands of being an offensive coordinator and head coach throughout a calendar year were taking its toll, and after 21 years of leading the Calumet program,...

Girls Basketball

The official 2018-19 All-UP Girls Basketball Teams

3/29/2019 | Girls Basketball | By Staff

Boys Basketball

The official 2018-19 All-UP Boys Basketball Teams

3/29/2019 | Boys Basketball | By Staff

Boys Basketball

Boys coaches make their picks for All-UP

3/28/2019 | Boys Basketball | By Staff |

All-UP selections usually draw some form of controversy among coaches, players and fans. Not everyone will agree with the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association and that will never change. Those issues aside, we figured we’d give a different perspective on All-UP teams from coaches who see players throughout the UP. We polled coaches who gave their thoughts on the...

Girls Basketball

Girls coaches give their takes on All-UP candidates

3/28/2019 | Girls Basketball | By Staff |

All-UP selections usually draw some form of controversy among coaches, players and fans. Not everyone will agree with the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association and that will never change. Those issues aside, we figured we'd give a different perspective on All-UP teams from coaches who see players throughout the UP. We polled coaches who gave their thoughts on the...

Podcast

Podcast: Previewing the candidates for All-UP Dream Team, First Team

3/26/2019 | Podcast | By Staff

With the All-UP teams set to be released this weekend, Bryce and Eden go over some of the candidates who they expect to contend for Dream Team and First Team honors.