Calumet Girls Varsity Basketball

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Copper Kings Outlast Bulldogs at Home

When the Calumet Copper Kings girls’ basketball team last faced the Hancock Bulldogs, coach Jeff Twardzik felt his team was missing an identity. After a 53-36 statement victory on their home floor, he now feels this group is figuring it out. “These are the games that will tell if we are getting better or not,”

Kings Lose First Game

For most teams, a 7-2 record in mid-January would be a pretty big deal, but those two December losses and a Calumet team that started 9-0 were enough for the Gremlins to enter Tuesday’s WestPAC showdown without much attention.  Until now.  The Gremlins reminded the U.P. they haven’t gone anywhere, using a defensive performance to

Girls BB Downs Baraga, Improves to 9-0

Friday, the Calumet girls’ basketball team encountered a Baraga team big enough and skilled enough inside to fight back but found a way past them in a 43-32 non-league home win. “I think what we can learn from tonight is we don’t have to be perfect and we can still come out on top,” Calumet

Girls BB Keeps Rolling

The Calumet Girls Basketball team remains undefeated after downing Ontonagon 62-25 on the road Tuesday night.   Calumet displayed its defense in the early going, holding host Ontonagon to a single point in the first quarter and winning comfortably on the road. “The first half of the quarter didn’t go that badly, but once they started

Girls BB Still Undefeated

The Copper Kings entered Tuesday night’s WestPAC game against L’Anse ranked as the #2 team in the UP basketball poll.  By the end of the night, it was evident why the ranking is for real.  L’Anse sustained a challenge for about a half, but the Copper Kings turned it on immediately after the break, rolling

Kings Remain Undefeated

They Calumet Copper Kings remain undefeated, but they were challenged in Hancock on Tuesday night.  Just like they did a season ago, the Bulldogs erased an eight-point fourth quarter lead, pulling ahead 35-34 on Molly Berg’s bank-shot three with 3:03 remaining.  Current varsity coach Jeff Twardzik was the JV coach and Kiilunen on the JV

Kings Get Lopsided Win Against WIC

Calumet girls’ basketball dominated for the third time in as many games, rolling to a 70-30 win over West Iron County in their WestPAC opener.  The Copper Kings ran out to a 45-15 halftime lead and had six players with at least six points. “Once again, we just played good team basketball and moved the

Kings Open With Big Win

Calumet ensured that its 2014-15 girls’ basketball season got off to a successful start Tuesday in a 68-44 overwhelming of Escanaba.  Seven Copper Kings scored at least six points and several key players took shifts as the starof the offense, far too many for the Eskymos to keep up with. “I was hoping that they

Rowe and Loukus Named to All-UP Teams

A strong season for girls’ basketball in the Copper Country received recognition to match, as nine local players received All-U.P. honors announced today. In addition to Dream Teamers Elisa Jurmu of Houghton and Madi Swanson of L’Anse (see related story), two more locals were named to their respective class’s first teams and five to second

Copper Kings Earn Post-Season Awards

The following Copper Kings earned all-conference awards this week for their winter season performances: Hockey: Eric Mattila             Great Lakes Hockey Conference  2nd Team Bradley Erkkila       Great Lakes Hockey Conference Honorable Mention Girl’s Basketball: Lexi Rowe               WestPAC 1st Team Clara Loukus          WestPAC 2nd Team Ellen Twardzik         WestPAC Honorable Mention Boy’s Basketball: Paul Torola             WestPAC 1st Team