Westwood’s Kurt Corcoran joins the Upbeat podcast

1/14/2019 | Podcast | By Staff


Calumet's Mike Ojala resigns as boys basketball coach

4/17/2019 | Feature | 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,...

Our spring coverage plans

4/11/2019 | Column | By Eden Laase

We’ve had a few days of sunshine and an April snowstorm is on the way. I’ve only been here for a year and a half, but I think that means it’s spring in the UP. And that means spring sports. Basketball season was, in a word, insane. It was insane in good ways and bad ways, but for Upbeat’s first...

Podcast: Recapping the All-UP meeting

4/1/2019 | Podcast | By Staff

Bryce and Eden recap the All-UP meeting and the selections for the All-UP teams. They also give a brief overview about the site's plans for this spring.