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7 area girls basketball players earn All-Upper Peninsula Honorable Mention

MARQUETTE — Seven area girls basketball players earned Honorable Mention status when All-Upper Peninsula awards were determined on Wednesday by the U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. In Divisions 1-3, two area players earned this status — 5-foot-8 senior Ellie Miller of ...

2021 All-Upper Peninsula Girls Basketball Teams

Dream Team Player, School Ht. Yr. Nicole Kamin, Escanaba 5-11 Sr. Elli Djerf, Calumet 5-5 Sr. Emma Anderson, Menominee 6-1 Sr. Alyssa Hill, Negaunee 6-2 Jr. Elise Besonen, Ewen-Trout ...

Detroit Edison’s Damiya Hagemann named Miss Basketball in Michigan

DETROIT (AP) — Damiya Hagemann of Detroit Edison has been named Michigan’s Miss Basketball. The Mick McCabe Miss Basketball award honors the state’s top senior female player. Hagemann, who plans to attend Michigan State, was given the award Tuesday. Hagemann received 2,413 points in ...

Carney-Nadeau bows out in MHSAA Division 4 girls basketball semifinals

GRAND RAPIDS — From the modestly sized gyms of the Upper Peninsula to the near-11,000 capacity Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, the remarkable run by the Carney-Nadeau girls basketball team came to an end Wednesday morning as Fowler beat the Wolves 61-37 in an MHSAA Division 4 state ...

Calumet’s girls basketball season ends in MHSAA Division 3 semifinals

EAST LANSING — Despite a game high 22 points from senior guard Elli Djerf, the Calumet girls basketball team came up short in a 59-53 loss to Kent City in an MHSAA Division 3 state semifinal Wednesday at the Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University. In a battle of ...

Foster Wonders leads Iron Mountain back to MHSAA Division 3 semifinals

LAKE CITY — Iron Mountain’s boys basketball team — back in the MHSAA Division 3 quarterfinals for the second time in three years — got 38 points from senior Foster Wonders to eke past McBain 53-50 Tuesday night at Lake City High School. McBain started out like gangbusters, working its ...

Escanaba historic girls basketball season comes to end in quarterfinals

HOUGHTON LAKE — An historic season for the Escanaba girls basketball team came to an end Monday night in a 47-41 defeat against Portland in an MHSAA Division 2 state quarterfinal at Houghton Lake. It was the first time in school history that the Eskymos girls made it to a state ...