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Trojan gals blast off on Rockets
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 2:43 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—In its only match last week, Forest Park’s volleyball team visited Rapid River and swept the Rockets in three games, on scores of 25-11, 25-15, 25-14.

 
4-0 Wykons race past Ironwood
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:19 PM

Nick Helgemo turns on the afterburners, dashing away from Ironwood defenders on a first down scamper during the second half of the game against Ironwood Sept. 20. In back, Zane Sarafiny (75) and Bryson Heimerl maintain their blocks.

IRONWOOD—After its first-time-in-23-years win over Iron Mountain the week before, would West Iron’s suffer an emotional letdown when they visited Ironwood Sept. 20?
No. Way.

 
Lady Trojans win FP Invitational
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:19 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Coach Kim Bjork has a really high standard for her Forest Park girls volleyball team: She wants them to play like those Trojan volleyball teams with all those conference, district and regional titles.

 
Trojans too much for Gladiators
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:19 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The rout was on early here Sept. 20. Forest Park scored on its first six possessions and forced six turnovers as the Trojans demolished Ontonagon 53-0.

 
Net team in final stretch
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:18 PM

IRON RIVER—After an unexpectedly long break in their schedule, West Iron’s girls tennis team returned to action last week, winning two matches and losing two others.

 
3-0 FP tops Hurley in GWC showdown
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 12:38 PM

Big smiles and high fives for the starters along the Forest Park bench, as the reserves finish out the final minutes of the Trojans’ 31-14 win at Hurley Sept. 13. Assistant Coach Dave Graff congratulates his starters, with Assistant Coach Gene Giuliani in back and QB Jeff Johnson on the left.
HURLEY—Key games are still to come—the unbeaten Gogebic Miners, for instance—but Forest Park’s football team got a big leg up in the battle for the Great Western Conference title Sept. 13 with a solid 31-14 win over Hurley.

 
WIC’s 4th quarter rally ends Mountaineer hex
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 12:38 PM

IRON RIVER—For most of three quarters Sept. 13, West Iron’s visit to Iron Mountain followed the same tired old script: Going up against a team they had not defeated since (it seems) the last Ice Age, the Wykons were behind 20-3. Same old sad ending?

 
FP Invitational Saturday
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 12:37 PM

Lady Trojans look shaky vs. Mid Pen
CRYSTAL FALLS—In the only match for either Iron County volleyball team this week, Forest Park went to Mid Pen Sept. 10 and came back with a 3-0 win.
But while it was shutout win, the Lady Trojans didn’t meet Coach Kim Bjork’s expectations.

 
Forest Park JVs blank Hurley 38-0
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 12:36 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—After two losses to start its season, Forest Park’s junior varsity football team earned its first win of the season Sept. 12, defeating Hurley 38-0 at Dick Mettlach Field here.

 
WIC blasts past L’Anse
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 1:38 PM

Ron Varney fends off a L’Anse defender who appears to have a hand on his facemask during West Iron’s game against the Purple Hornets Sept. 6. Wykon teammates nearby are Ryan Rogers (24) and Jake Polich.
IRON RIVER—Stout defense and an effective running game were a perfect match Sept. 13, as West Iron’s football team earned a 27-14 win over dangerous L’Anse at Nelson Field.

 
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