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Wykons on verge of perfect 9-0
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 1:04 PM

IRON RIVER—Barring a colossal upset by a Class D team that goes in with a 2-6 record, West Iron County will complete its first-ever unbeaten football season this Friday night at Bark River-Harris.

 
Powder puff power PDF Print E-mail
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 1:03 PM

Powderpuff football took over Nelson Field Oct. 10, as the West Iron girls took part in a flag football doubleheader, freshmen vs. sophomores and juniors vs. seniors, as part of Homecoming weekend. Here, freshman Paige Hebert catches a pass during her team’s lone scoring drive—the sophs earned a 14-8 win. By the way: While there may not have been any tackling, the intensity of the competition left nobody disappointed.

 
Wykons go to 7-0 with 39-6 Homecoming win
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:05 PM

Andrew Peterson has a wall of blue in front of him as he rolls out during first half action against Northland Pines. Closest to the camera are Andy Ridolphi (52), Chasz Jonet, Zane Sarafiny and Mykel Zaritz (51).
IRON RIVER—West Iron’s dream season rolled along Oct. 12. It was Homecoming Saturday, and the Wykons played the inhospitable host, walloping defending champion Northland Pines 39-6 in what was expected to be a close, tense battle for the West Pac Conference title.

 
Trojans wallop Vikings 57-0
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:04 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Despite losing two starters due to athletic code violations, Forest Park improved its season record to 7-0 on Oct. 11 with a 57-0 romp past winless Baraga.

 
Lady Trojans win two more
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:04 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—With the post-season now less than a month away, Forest Park earned wins over two Skyline conference volleyball opponents—Mid Peninsula and North Dickinson—last week.

 
Solid serving boosts Wykons
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:03 PM

IRON RIVER—If a volleyball team can get some of its servers on a roll, it can lift the entire team.

 
Trojans run over ND
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:55 PM

The Trojans’ Lee Graff converts a 4th-and-2 play in style, breaking loose for a 13-yard gain early in the second quarter against North Dickinson on Oct. 4. Graff led Forest Park with 157 rushing yards.
CRYSTAL FALLS—Who’s No. 1 among the U.P.’s Class D football teams?

 
Forest Park ‘in the pink’ vs. West Iron
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:54 PM

West Iron’s Abbie Grubbs gets up high to send a shot at Forest Park defenders during their Oct. 1 match at the Eddie Chambers Gym.
CRYSTAL FALLS—Oct. 1 was pink-out night here, with Forest Park and West Iron’s volleyball teams both wearing pink to promote women’s health issues.
If you thought “well, pink is pink,” that definitely was not the case. This time West Iron wore a rosy pink, while the Lady Trojans chose a violet pink—the difference between the two pinks was easy to see.

 
WIC blanks Calumet
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:54 PM

IRON RIVER—West Iron County’s defense earned its third shutout of the season and the Wykons’ backs galloped 413 yards Oct. 4, powering the Wykons to a 41-0 win over Calumet at Nelson Field.

 
Wykons give Lady Trojans a tussle
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:54 PM

IRON RIVER—Give West Iron’s volleyball team an “A” for effort. In their first set at Forest Park on Oct. 1, they gave the the Class D juggernaut all they could handle and more.

 
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