Ishpeming High School competes in High School Bowl
The Ishpeming Hematites played the Wakefield-Marenisco Cardinals in the first round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 220-60. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for WNMU-TV’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 42 years on the air. Ishpeming will advance to the second round when they play Marquette in Game 26, scheduled to air on Feb. 8. Running from November through the championship game in April, the High School Bowl series airs on WNMU-TV Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Mondays at 3 p.m. Find more information on the 2019-2020 tournament at wnmutv.nmu.edu. Representing Ishpeming, seated from left, are players Jackson Herman, Kyle Ericson, team captain Morgan Oja and Isaac Hooper. Standing are alternates Tyler Larson and Maria Ockerman and coach Becky Fox. Players for Wakefield-Marenisco are, seated from left, Aaden Anderson, team captain Ashley Lynott, Braelyn Lynott and Nyah Hewitt. Standing is alternate Carlee Yon and coach Brandon Makela. High School Bowl host Jim Koski is standing at lower left.