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Kings Regional Champions

Calumet completed an important part of its post-season mission Thursday night, retaining its Class C regional volleyball title with a 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 25-19) triumph over the Gwinn Modeltowners in the Gladstone High School gym. “Gwinn gave us a nice challenge,” said Calumet coach Lisa Twardzik. “It was a great match for both teams and

Calumet Advances to Regional Final

The Calumet Copper Kings and Gwinn Modeltowners advanced in the Class C regional volleyball tournament by posting victories Tuesday night.  Defending champion Calumet rolled past Ironwood 25-22, 25-11, 25-7 and Gwinn topped St. Ignace 25-18, 25-20, 27-25.  The two winners return to the Gladstone High School gym for Thursday’s title match, which begins at 6:30

Kings Win District 96

L’ANSE – Calumet delivered the quality of a champion at just the right time to separate itself from Hancock and successfully defend its Class C district championship Thursday, sweeping the Bulldogs 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-10). “You know that target is constantly on your back and teams can’t wait to beat you. It’s a testament to

Seven Named VB All-Conference

The volleyball all-conference awards have been announced, and the Copper Kings have placed six players and one coach on the WestPAC all-conference teams.  Junior outside hitter, Lexi Rowe was named WestPAC MVP and Coach Lisa Twardzik was named Coach of the Year.  Junior setter Terilynne Budreau and senior libero Megan Yeo both made first team. 

FB Kings Earn All-Conference

Five Calumet Copper Kings football players earned all-conference honors this week at the WestPAC meeting held on Monday.  Calumet put five players in, four of them on the second team: offensive lineman Ben Eskola, defensive lineman Andrew Berg, linebacker Brad Erkkila and defensive back Braden Anderson.  Kaden Kangas earned an Honorable Mention.

VB Team Sweeps WestPAC

Five aces, two kills and two blocks from the first nine points made for a devastating assault by the Calumet Copper Kings Tuesday.  Visiting Hancock got up off the canvas eventually, but couldn’t keep the hosts from sweeping the WestPAC match and their league slate, 3-0 (25-5, 25-20, 25-20). “That was a great start. The

Kings Finish in Win Column

They may have had just one win between them this season, but Calumet and Gladstone played an entertaining football game Friday night at Agassiz Field.  The Copper Kings escaped with a 36-32 victory on a cold and windswept evening, giving them victories in their final two contests to finish with a 2-7 mark. “Our kids

Copper Kings Win WestPAC

The Copper Kings returned to league action on Tuesday as they traveled to Houghton.  Calumet controlled the opening and the endgame, defeating Houghton 3-1 (25-12, 25-23, 18-25, 25-16) to clinch the WestPAC championship. “It’s huge,” Calumet libero Megan Yeo said. “We’re doing good, but there’s still room for improvement. We’ve got to keep pushing.” Always

Great Showing at CC Finals

The Calumet cross country teams had a great showing today at the Division 1 UP Finals held in Marquette.  The Calumet girls finished in the runner-up position with 89 points.  The event host, Marquette, won the meet with 27 points.  Leading the way for the Kings was Leah Kiilunen in 6th place with a time

Big Win For Kings!

With a celebratory belly slide in the end zone, the Calumet Copper Kings ended a slide of their own Friday.  Calumet put itself into the win column at Agassiz Field, holding off a second-half Ironwood rally to defeat the Red Devils 26-14 in both teams’ final WestPAC games of the season. “I’m just proud everyone