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WIC girls net team splits two matches
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:58 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:59 PM )

IRON RIVER—West Iron’s girls tennis team won one match last week and lost another.
The Wykons defeated Ironwood 6-2 on Aug. 26 but got shut out by Escanaba two days later. An Aug. 27 match with Marquette was rained out, and an Aug. 30 date at Iron Mountain was after this week’s early deadline.

 
Have a great year! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:16 PM

Forest Park (in white) and West Iron County varsity football players line up to shake hands and wish each other well after going head-to-head during a scrimmage at Nelson Field Aug. 23. Both teams play this Friday, Aug. 30—the Trojans are at Bark River-Harris, and West Iron plays at Munising. Both teams play at home Sept. 6. The varsity football season continues into late October.

 
Grid season ready to go
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:15 PM

IRON RIVER—During its scrimmage with Forest Park Aug. 23, West Iron coaches spotted five mistakes—things like false starts or motion penalties.
That means five “hills.” Instead of running laps for mistakes, everybody does hills: They run from the Nelson Field track up to the top of the terraced hill just north of the grandstand and back down again. “Five hills” means five round trips.

 
FP’s first meet ends early
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:15 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Forest Park’s volleyball team started its season at the Kingsford Invitational Aug. 24, but the Lady Trojans had an unusually short day.

 
Tennis team splits first four matches
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:14 PM

IRON RIVER—West Iron’s girls tennis team got its new season started Aug. 21 with a 6-2 win over Ishpeming.

 
Getting ready for season PDF Print E-mail
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:48 PM

The lead back finds a big hole, and the ball-carrier is quick to follow during a West Iron practice last week. First week drills focused on routes, timing and assignments, as the Wykons get ready to open their season in Munising Aug. 30.

 
New worries for Trojans as grid practices start
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:47 PM

IRON RIVER—The countdown to fall picked up pace last week with two major signs of the season: the annual Iron County Fair and the start of high school sports practice.

 
Pass interference rule toned down
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:47 PM

IRON COUNTY—Fans attending high school football games this fall will see a change in the penalties for pass interference, which have been toned down a bit.

 
West Iron Co. FD wins third straight U.P. title
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:26 PM

Nice job, guys! West Iron County racers (in the pink shirts) congratulate Crystal Falls’ racers after they raced to first place time in the hose interchange race. Also worth noting: the strong breeze in the treetops at L’Anse’s Waterfront Park.

 
’15 in CF; ’16 in IR?
Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:26 PM

L’ANSE—It’s now official. The U.P. Firefighters Tournament is coming back to Crystal Falls.

 
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