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Kings Fall to Undefeated Lakes

Lake Linden-Hubbell took over the game in the second quarter to come within one win of a perfect regular season, defeating Calumet 71-38 in a non-league game Friday.  Calumet had some success keeping the game at a manageable tempo early on, though the Lakes made outside shots, getting two threes apiece from Cody Kunnari and […]

Kings Use OT to Beat Marquette

The ice seemed tilted in Calumet’s direction everywhere but the goalmouth through the third period and into overtime Thursday.   One check brought everything into alignment for the Copper Kings less than a minute into the extra session.  Calumet’s Ed Beiring peeled off Rory Anderson’s man along the boards, allowing the sophomore to score the winner […]

Kings Win Regular Season Finale

The Calumet girls put the finishing touches on an excellent regular season by cruising past Lake Linden-Hubbell 57-28 Thursday night.  The Copper Kings had a 35-11 lead by the half in their regular season finale yet didn’t have a single double-digit scorer for the game.  Ten Calumet players got in on the act offensively, with […]

Kings Double-up Chassell

Mike Ojala found a lot to like about his team’s performance Friday night against nonconference opponent Chassell. “I like the way we’re defending right now,” the Calumet High boys’ basketball coach said after a 60-28 win at Ed Helakoski Memorial Gym. “We’re moving our feet really well on defense, and making it tough on other […]

Kings Denied in OT at Escanaba

Sometimes it doesn’t hurt to have a little good fortune go your way.  The Escanaba Eskymos were fortunate enough to be in that situation Friday night as they gained a 4-3 overtime hockey victory over the Calumet Copper Kings at the Wells Sports Complex.  Senior forward Levi Wunder scored the game-winner on a slapshot from […]

Copper Kings Shock Gremlins

The Copper Kings shocked the Houghton Gremlins Tuesday night in the annual Mass-a-Cure game for cancer awareness.  Wearing pink jerseys in a frigid Calumet Colloseum, the Kings worked hard to hand Houghton it’s first GLHC loss in two seasons. The Copper Kings have been playing better hockey of late. After a tough start that was […]

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Kings Get WestPAC Win Over L’Anse

The Calumet boys overcame some jitters at the free-throw line to close out L’Anse 45-39 in WestPAC play Tuesday and take sole possession of second place in the conference. The Copper Kings carried a 38-27 lead into the fourth quarter but went 5-for-14 from the stripe in the final frame, which made things a little […]

Kings Go 1-1 in Trenton

Calumet 4 – Grandville 5 (Shootout) The Calumet Copper Kings jumped out to an early 3-0 lead against Grandville Bulldogs. They watched their lead evaporate, only to bounce back and tie the game at 4-4. The Bulldogs would emerge victorious in a five-round shootout.  Jake Anderson put the Kings on the board just 13:43 in. […]

Kings Sweep Escanaba

Calumet head coach Jeff Twardzik knows Michelle LaFave better than most, and he had a good strategy for defending the Escanaba center, Thursday night – overwhelm her with depth. It worked pretty well for the Calumet girls as they shook off some early bus legs and secured a 50-40 non-conference victory. LaFave, who recently eclipsed […]

Copper Kings Defeat Chassell in Non-Conference Action

Calumet poured it on in the second half to defeat Chassell 55-29 in a non-league boys’ basketball game on Tuesday. The victory gave the Copper Kings (9-4) their first three-game winning streak of the season after three previous attempts fell short. Calumet held a modest 24-16 lead at halftime but pulled away by shutting the […]

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