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Kings Come Up Short in Trenton Shootout

No. 3 Calumet (7-11-2) took No. 6 Warren DeLaSalle (8-8-2) to a shootout Saturday in Trenton before falling 4-3. Jordan Kovacs and Josh Glinski scored for DeLaSalle in the shootout, while Brent Loukus was the lone Copper King to net a goal. Kovacs and Cameron Chrisman scored for DeLaSalle in regulation, and Sam Erkkila and

Calumet Continues to Deny Flint-Powers

No. 3 Calumet fell behind fellow Division 3 opponent No. 2 Flint Powers Catholic by one goal early in the first period, before rattling off five goals for a 5-1 win Friday in Trenton. Flint Powers (14-2-2) scored its lone goal following a power play, but Calumet (7-9-2) answered with three goals in the period,

Kings Get Back To Winning Ways at L’Anse

L’Anse went into halftime trailing Calumet by just two points, but the Copper Kings erupted for a 20-9 third quarter on the way to a 50-43 West-PAC victory Thursday in L’Anse. “The key to the game was we didn’t shoot well and we turned the ball over,” L’Anse coach Scott Lloyd said. “Their ball pressure was too

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It’s October and Houghton County has just experienced its first snow of the season. It’s barely sticking to the ground, but water is beginning to freeze. There, on the side of a road in Hancock, two little boys have been waiting for winter. Now that it’s here they are taking full advantage of the best

# 1 Hancock Downs Kings 3-1

The No. 12 jersey hung in Hancock’s locker room for nine days. In that span, Hancock played two games and had numerous practices. Finally, the owner of the jersey couldn’t take it anymore. Nine days felt like an eternity: He had to put the red, gold and white garment back on. “That jersey needed to

Kings Lose to Hancock 38-36

No space: Seven letters, two syllables and probably the most used words in the Hancock gym on Monday night. Calumet coach Jeff Twardzik called out “No space” nearly every time Hancock had the ball, encouraging the Copper Kings to play tight defensively on the ballhandlers. But the two words could be used to describe several facets of the game.

Kings Tie Kingsford in GLHC Action

On a night where co-captain Sam Erkkila picks up two goals and freshman center Tanner Rowe nets four assists, coach Dan Giachino and the Calumet Copper Kings would expect to be the victor. On the other end of the rink, Kingsford Flivvers coach Dennis Murvich would also expect to be the winner when Dante Fortner

Boys Basketball Defeats Houghton 57-48

Out of the Ojala twins, it’s Matt who’s known as the perennial scorer and 3-point threat, resulting in extra attention from every defense Calumet faces, while Travis is one of the premier on-ball defenders in the area. But on Thursday, Travis showcased his ability to go off on the offensive end as well, scoring 19

Girls Basketball Falls at Marquette

The Redettes opened up the game with a nice run and then used a strong third quarter to get the victory. Claudia Hale led Marquette with 14 points, while Sydney Kivi had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Brooke Kainiemi had 11 points for Calumet. The Redettes started the game with an 8-0 run and led

Ojalas Combine for 37 in Win Over Jeffers

Tough-minded stingy defenses have long been the hallmark of the Calumet Copper Kings. But now with junior Matt Ojala emerging as one of the premier scorers in the area, Calumet has become one of the more well-rounded teams in the Copper Country. And when both are on, they’re as tough a matchup for anyone, as