Calumet Girls Varsity Basketball

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Loukus, Kiilunen, and Wickstrom Named to All-UP Teams

All-UP Dream Team: After Clara Loukus led the Calumet Copper Kings to their first win over the Houghton Gremlins since 1999 with a 13-point, eight-rebound performance, Calumet head coach Jeff Twardzik didn’t mince words describing his point guard. “I’ll argue with anyone that she’s the best point guard in the U.P.,” Twardzik said after the

Loukus and Coach Twardzik Named To All-State Teams

Calumet senior guard Clara Loukus was named to the Associated Press Class C All-State First Team, while Calumet head coach Jeff Twardzik was named Coach of the Year on the All-State Second Team. In the regular season, Loukus averaged 12 points per game, 4.7 steals, 3.5 rebounds and had a 3-to-1 assist/turnover ratio, leading Calumet

Girl’s BB Game Time Clarification

There has been a few sources that have inaccurately posted the game time for tonight’s basketball game.  The Calumet vs. Negaunee  girl’s basketball game is scheduled for 6:00pm tonight at Marquette High School.

Kings Win Back to Back District Titles

The day before the heavily favored Calumet Copper Kings were to play the L’Anse Purple Hornets for a district title, Calumet head coach Jeff Twardzik looked to the banners overlooking the gym and saw the years of district titles in the history of Calumet’s girls basketball program. “Looking up there, there’s only five district championships,”

Kings Win District Opener

In a historic regular season, the Calumet Copper Kings kept their cool throughout every milestone. Beat Houghton for the first time since 1999? Just another game. Win the school’s first-ever conference title? Business as usual.  First 20-0 season in school history? Cool. But Monday was different. When the final buzzer sounded, the Calumet players on

UP #1 Calumet Beats Baraga 58-31

The undefeated and Upper Peninsula large school consensus #1 team hosted Baraga in non-conference action in Calumet on Monday night.  For Calumet Copper Kings girls basketball head coach Jeff Twardzik knows there is one universal truth this season, every team is gunning for his girls. Everyone wants to be that team who knocks off the

Kings Finish With Perfect 8-0 Record in WestPAC

The Calumet Copper Kings finished the WestPAC season with a perfect record, beating the West Iron County Wykons 65-37 Thursday in Calumet. “West Iron County is a very improved team and they didn’t have Erin Angeli,” Calumet head coach Jeff Twardzik said. “We all hope she has good news coming off her injury.” WIC managed

At Long Last! Kings Win WestPAC Title

Among the plethora of athletic banners inside Houghton’s gym is one that signifies the dominance and consistency of the Houghton girls basketball program: girls basketball conference champions.  Houghton has won every conference title this century – from 2000 to 2015. Every year this century, until now. The Calumet Copper Kings are the reigning Class C

Kings Earn Season Sweep of Escanaba

The top-ranked Calumet girls withstood Escanaba’s challenge Thursday night, posting a 45-33 basketball victory. Calumet led by as many as 17 points in this non-conference match-up. Esky, however, didn’t just go away. “This is a big improvement from Game 1 (in a 58-26 loss at Calumet on Dec. 1),” said Esky coach Mike Beveridge. “We

Copper Kings Prevail Over Miners

When Janie Torola’s knee gave out last week, half of Calumet’s 6-foot-2 twin tower duo went missing. That left junior Hailey Wickstrom as the lone 6-foot-2 forward on Calumet’s roster. “Janie was such a huge impact,” Wickstrom said. “So I feel like I have to at least attempt to help out like she did when