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Girls Cross Country

Calumet Girls 3rd, Boys 8th at Ishpeming CC Meet

Even giving some of his competitors a head start, Colton Yesney of Negaunee and Alyssa Webber of Munising could dominate a high school cross country meet. The two top runners had to wait at the start along with other schools’ top runners during the Foxes & Hounds Meet held at Wawonowin Country Club on Tuesday […]

Girls 2nd, Boys 4th at Dollar Bay Invite

It is becoming apparent that West-PAC schools looking to win the conference title in cross country will have to beat the Houghton Gremlins on both sides of the ledger. Monday afternoon on the Chassell Ski Trails, the Gremlins’ boys and girls teams each earned victory at the Dollar Bay Invite. Slightly cooler temperatures, high winds, […]

Calumet’s DeLong Win’s CC Meet at Escanaba

There was no stopping the Sault Ste. Marie girls Thursday as they simply overwhelmed the large-school field in the Escanaba Golden K Kiwanis Invitational cross country meet. The Blue Devils placed, who placed seven runners in the top 10, scored 20 points. They were followed by Houghton 71, Calumet 92 and Gladstone 103. “It was […]

Calumet Girls Win Jeffers Invite

With the sun shining down on the Kilpela Farm, the local high school cross country season began Tuesday as the Jeffers Jets hosted the Jeffers Invite. The Houghton Gremlins boasted the top runners thanks to strong performances by Nick Wilson for the boys and Annabel Needham for the girls. When the final results were tallied, […]

WestPAC Cross Country Champions Crowned

The Dollar Bay Blue Bolts hosted the WestPac Finals in Chassell Thursday afternoon. While the Panthers’ Shitaye Sam won the girl’s varsity race, it was the Calumet Copper Kings girls and the Houghton Gremlins boys who came away with the team titles thanks to strong depth of running.  After battling injuries for the majority of […]

Calumet Girls Win Calumet Invite

Calumet’s girls and Houghton’s boys took team honors at the Calumet Invitational Monday afternoon.  But for the second straight week, Class D schools Chassell and Dollar Bay made it interesting at the Swedetown Ski Trails. “The smaller schools are real competitive this fall,” Calumet coach Arnie Kinnunen said afterward. “But there are strong runners in […]

Calumet Girls CC Team Wins Hancock Invite

The Calumet High girls and Houghton boys cross country teams narrowly took firsts at the Hancock Invite Thursday afternoon.  But on a warm and balmy afternoon at McLain State Park, it was Shitaye Sam of Chassell who stole the show in the girls meet.  Sam, a senior, edged out Calumet’s strong runner Leah Kiilunen by […]

Cross Country All-UP and All-State Released

Ironwood High School senior Jared Joki enjoyed a stellar cross country season in 2014 and was rewarded for his efforts during the fall meeting of the Upper Peninsula Cross Country Coaches Association.  He completed a perfect season last Saturday by retaining his Division 2 title, becoming the first runner from the Indianhead Conference to be […]

Kings Go 1 & 3 at WestPAC CC Finals

Calumet High School hosted the northern-most MHSAA sponsored sporting event in the State of Michigan with the WestPAC championship cross country meet taking place at the top of the Keweenaw Peninsula in Copper Harbor.  The top spots went to the runners and teams that were already at the summit.  There were no surprises among the […]

Different Course, Same Results

The course was different, but the results were the same.  The Calumet girls took first place and the Calumet boys finished second. Houghton’s Jacob Colling breezed to victory in 17:32, a margin of 51 seconds over second-place Josh Larson of Calumet. Mitchell DeLong of Calumet completed the podium, but the Gremlins still finished comfortably ahead […]


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