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Gold Medal Classic’s labor of love forced to take a break this year

"Our focus is to keep the current atmosphere that the tournament has." — Bryan Maule, co-director, Gold Medal Classic Independent Basketball Tournament ------------------ HERMANSVILLE — In Hermansville, Powers and areas around those northern Menominee County villages, an annual sign ...

Escanaba High School softball pitcher earns Gatorade state award

ESCANABA — Gabi Salo will have another award to put up on the shelf alongside the Escanaba High School senior athlete award, the Pfotenhauer-Gessner, she received recently despite the cancellation of spring sports. Last week, Salo was selected as the 2019-20 Gatorade Michigan Softball ...

USA Luge promotes Ironwood native Pat Anderson

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Robert Fegg is taking over as coach of USA Luge’s national team, the organization said Wednesday. As part of those moves, Pat Anderson, 39, of Ironwood was promoted to junior national team head coach. Fegg replaces Bill Tavares, who has been the team’s head ...

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 ...