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Finlandia Lions name Lindsay Macy as women’s hockey coach

HANCOCK — Finlandia University named a new head coach Monday for its women’s hockey team. Lindsay Macy of White Bird, Idaho, takes the place of Matt Marchel, who had been the Lions’ head coach for five seasons. Macy started an AAA girls program for the Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy ...

Upper Peninsula Trappers Convention set for July canceled

ESCANABA — The 2020 Upper Peninsula Trappers Convention and Outdoor Expo has been canceled due to concerns with the coronavirus pandemic. Scheduled for July 10-11 at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba, organizers noted Wednesday that this is the first time this event won’t be held in ...

Island Resort women’s pro golf tourney postponed

HARRIS — The Island Resort Championship professional women’s golf tournament scheduled for June has been postponed, according to a Thursday announcement. The Ladies Professional Golf Associaton said Wednesday that its season restart won’t occur until July, which includes the Symetra ...

Michigan Tech cancels summer camps

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech University Recreation has canceled all summer sports camps and tournaments due to health and safety concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic. MTU President Rick Koubek announced Friday the continued suspension of face-to-face instruction on Michigan Tech’s ...

Gold Medal Classic basketball tournament canceled

By Iron Mountain Daily News HERMANSVILLE — The 82nd edition of the Gold Medal Classic basketball tournament has been canceled, organizers said due to health and safety precautions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. The 11-day tournament was to be begin Thursday at the Meyer ...

Longtime Iron Mountain Daily News sports editor Burt Angeli dies at 65

IRON MOUNTAIN — Burt Angeli, a Daily News fixture who covered area athletics for more than four decades, including 35 of those years as sports editor, died Thursday at age 65. Angeli — whose “ScuttleBu(r)t” column was a must-read for athletes, coaches, fans and dog lovers — had ...

Bay College hires Matt Gregory as permanent women’s basketball head coach

ESCANABA — Matt Johnson has been coaching alongside Matt Gregory for the last three seasons. The Bay College men’s basketball coach and athletic director has had an opportunity to see first-hand the coach and person Gregory is, so when the women’s basketball coaching job opened up, ...

Back on the lanes: To be more exact, that’s bowling’s memory lane

Yes, it’s been awhile, but finally, my bowling column, which I’d almost forgotten was titled “Splits, Spares and Strikes,” returns to this space today. I’ve got some catching up to do, but then again, time — and sports page space — is a luxury I have to share with you as this ...

Trappers to meet at Escanaba outdoor expo in July

ESCANABA — The annual Upper Peninsula Trappers Convention and Outdoor Expo is scheduled for two days in mid-July at the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Escanaba. Put on by the U.P. Trappers Association, the event runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 10, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on ...