Calumet Boys 8th Grade Basketball

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Calumet Boys Beat ETC in OT

The Ewen-Trout Creek Panthers failed to put away the Calumet Copper Kings in regulation, and Calumet made them pay. Calumet’s Matt Ojala hit a 3 with a defender in his face with 12 seconds left in overtime to lead Calumet to a 54-52 overtime nonconference win over E-TC Tuesday in Ewen. Ojala led Calumet with

Boys BB Records Wins Over Ontonagon and Baraga

Ontonagon:   The Calumet Copper Kings set the tone in the first quarter, holding the Ontonagon Gladiators to a single point before Calumet earned a 52-35 non-conference win Monday in Ontonagon. Cooper Twardzik scored 17 and Matt Ojala added 16 for the Copper Kings (3-1). Ontonagon’s Mitchell Borseth scored 21 to pace the Gladiators. “Good

Kings Too Much For LL-H

These were not the typical Calumet Copper Kings you’re accustomed to seeing from a Mike Ojala-coached squad. No, these Copper Kings connected on nine 3s, shot 57 percent from the field (32 of 56) and looked like an offensive juggernaut — instead of a smashmouth defensive unit — in Calumet’s 79-58 nonconference win over the

Kings Cap Comeback With Win Over ETC

This was the style Mike Ojala knows his team will have to play in order to be successful. Diving for loose balls, jumping passing lanes and being physical in the paint has been the signature identity of the Calumet Copper Kings under Ojala, and it was utilized to perfection against his alma mater on Monday.

Date Change: Boy’s BB vs. LL-H

The Lake Linden-Hubbell boy’s basketball games scheduled for Thursday, December 15th at Calumet have been moved to Friday, December 16th to accommodate a change in LL-H’s schedule.  The JV game will begin at 5:45 pm, followed by the varsity at 7:20 pm.

Negaunee Basketball Game Rescheduled

The JV and varsity boy’s basketball games against Negaunee that were postponed for tonight have been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 31st.  The JV game will be at 5:45pm, while the varsity tip-off will be 7:20pm.  Mark your calendars.

Negaunee BB Games Postponed

Tonight’s Negaunee JV and varsity boy’s basketball games at Calumet have been postponed due to winter storm warnings.  No make-up date has been determined.  A new date will be announced as soon as possible.

Kings Win District Championship

It had not happened for the Calumet Copper Kings boys since 2012. Senior Jack Hyrkas’ older brother was on that team. Hyrkas and his teammates brought the Class C District 96 title back Wednesday night by hitting 11 3-pointers en route to a victory over the L’Anse Purple Hornets, 62-46, at home in the Calumet

Hyrkas Leads Kings to District Win Over Hancock

Calumet senior Jack Hyrkas found his shooting touch at the right time. After scoring a total of 25 points in Calumet’s last four games, Hyrkas eclipsed that mark for one of his finest performances in his career, scoring a season-high 27 points to lead the Calumet Copper Kings to a 51-36 win over the Hancock

Kings Fight Back to Defeat West Iron County

The Calumet Copper Kings overcame a slow first quarter to top West Iron County 57-48 Friday in a WestPac matchup.  West Iron County opened the game with an 18-point first quarter to take an 18-11 lead. “They took it to us pretty good,” Calumet head coach Mike Ojala said. “Early on, they got us on