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Boys Basketball Gets WestPAC Win

The Copper Kings put three boys in double figures Thursday night to earn the season sweep over neighbor Hancock in a 51-32 decision.  Jack Hyrkas drained a pair of threes en route to a game-high 14 points. Wyatt Loukus and Sam Kariniemi kicked in 11 points apiece.  The Copper Kings held a 21-12 lead at […]

Kings EARN GLHC Overtime Win Over Escanaba

Sometimes an injury can affect the outcome of a sporting event. Thursday night, the Calumet Copper Kings and Escanaba Eskymos played in such a game at the Calumet Colosseum. The visiting Eskymos lost forward Garth Wickham in the second period, and eventually their lead and the game, 4-3, in overtime. “We have been playing well […]

Kings Lose First Game

For most teams, a 7-2 record in mid-January would be a pretty big deal, but those two December losses and a Calumet team that started 9-0 were enough for the Gremlins to enter Tuesday’s WestPAC showdown without much attention.  Until now.  The Gremlins reminded the U.P. they haven’t gone anywhere, using a defensive performance to […]

Girls BB Downs Baraga, Improves to 9-0

Friday, the Calumet girls’ basketball team encountered a Baraga team big enough and skilled enough inside to fight back but found a way past them in a 43-32 non-league home win. “I think what we can learn from tonight is we don’t have to be perfect and we can still come out on top,” Calumet […]

Girls BB Keeps Rolling

The Calumet Girls Basketball team remains undefeated after downing Ontonagon 62-25 on the road Tuesday night.   Calumet displayed its defense in the early going, holding host Ontonagon to a single point in the first quarter and winning comfortably on the road. “The first half of the quarter didn’t go that badly, but once they started […]

Boys BB Team Downs WIC

Calumet kept the clamps on West Iron County’s offense, taking a WestPAC slugfest from the Wykons 36-23.  Sam Kariniemi paced the Copper Kings with 12 points, including a pair of threes in the first quarter.  However, it was on the defensive end where Calumet showed its might, matching a December home win over Dollar Bay […]

Kings Drop Pair at Colosseum

The Calumet Copper Kings competed hard over the weekend, but lost two games to tough down-state hockey opponents this weekend. Novi 4 – Calumet 3 Despite a three-goal third period, the Calumet Copper Kings could not overcome a three-goal first period from the visiting Novi Wildcats, falling to the visitors, 4-3, at the Calumet Colosseum […]

Updated Schedule Changes

Due to winter weather and other conflicts, Claumet High School is announcing the following schedule changes: The hockey games vs. UD Jesuit on Saturday, January 16th will be played earlier due to the bridge closure.  The JV will be played at 2:15pm and the varsity will follow at 5:00pm.  Friday’s games will be played as […]

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Girls BB Still Undefeated

The Copper Kings entered Tuesday night’s WestPAC game against L’Anse ranked as the #2 team in the UP basketball poll.  By the end of the night, it was evident why the ranking is for real.  L’Anse sustained a challenge for about a half, but the Copper Kings turned it on immediately after the break, rolling […]

Calumet Named NFHS “Select” School

Calumet High School’s Student Broadcast Program (SBP) has been named a “Select” school by the National Federation of High Schools for the 2014-15 school year.  According to the NFHS website, the NFHS Network selects schools for this honor based on the quality of their broadcasts and for demonstrating excellent broadcast skills.  Calumet was the first […]

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