Calumet Girls Varsity Basketball

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State Champions Reunite For Banner Raising

The last time they saw each other, they celebrated a state title together. They embraced on the court at the Breslin Center; they shared the trophy on the 10-hour bus ride back to Calumet, and they reveled in glory when they were given a hero’s welcome when they returned to Calumet.  That was the last

‘Kings Dominate Ishpeming

During halftime of Tuesday’s game between the Calumet Copper Kings and Ishpeming Hematites, the players, managers and coaches from Calumet’s 2014-15 championship team stood against the wall next to their state championship banner that was cloaked by a cloth. The fans in attendance looked on as the team exchanged smiles and shared the special moment

State Championship Banner to be Unveiled

Tuesday, December 22nd, will be a an important day in Calumet High School girl’s basketball history, as the state championship banner will be unveiled in Calumet High School’s gym.  The ceremony will take place at halftime of the girl’s game against Ishpeming, which is slated to start at 7:20pm.  This ceremony has been set for

Copper Kings Double Up Northland Pines

With his team playing its second game in as many nights and facing a Division I prospect, Calumet head coach Jeff Twardzik had his doubts about his team’s chances to win against Northland Pines. “I admitted to the kids that I wasn’t sure if we were going to win this basketball game,” Twardzik said. “You

Kings Open With Win Over Esky

As first-year head coach Mike Beveridge stood on the sidelines and implored his Escanaba Eskymos to execute against a suffocating Calumet defense, Jeff Twardzik calmly sat and watched his team execute its signature in-your-face defense. It was a scene that properly highlighted the distinct difference of a team going through the growing pains with a

Twardzik and Rowe Help Team North

The North girls brought a defensive intensity uncommon to an all-star game Saturday at the 30th annual U.P. All-Star Classic and were rewarded with a 68-62 victory over the South. “We really brought the pressure at the end together and we just found the open person,” North’s Sydney Dillinger of Houghton said. North, which led

Rowe and Fredrickson Win Athletic Honors

Calumet High School’s Lexie Rowe and Maxx Fredrickson won two major awards at a ceremony held this morning at Calumet High School.  Lexie Rowe was the recipient of the Holly Jean McCullah Award as the school’s top female athlete.  Maxx Fredrickson won the George Gipp All-American Award as the school’s top male athlete.  Detailed biographies

Ellen Twardzik Chooses MMCC

Ellen Twardzik has certainly experienced the thrill of victory, as well as the agony of defeat. Fortunately for the Calumet senior, those experiences are happening in the right order.  After suffering through season-ending injuries as an underclassman, Ellen experienced the thrill of winning the MHSAA Class C State Championship this season. And now, she’ll get

Lexie Rowe Commits to Lake Superior State

Fresh off an MHSAA Class C state championship, Calumet Senior Lexie Rowe has committed to continue her basketball career at Lake Superior State in Sault Ste. Marie. Rowe recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the women’s basketball team at LSSU.  The town, Sault Ste. Marie, is on the other end of

No One Better: Kings Win It All!

The chant “U.P. power” isn’t just a catchy phrase that rocks arenas whenever a school from the Upper Peninsula reaches the final round of an MHSAA tournament. To the Calumet girls’ basketball team, it had real meaning on Saturday. The Copper Kings huddled in their hotel around a television to watch the 10 a.m. Class