Forest Park’s volleyball team, coaches and managers pose proudly with the Class D regional championship trophy that the Lady Trojans won at Negaunee on Nov. 14. NEGAUNEE—The water quickly got a lot deeper for Forest Park’s volleyball team during the Class D regional tournament here last week. After breezing through their district and winning the semifinal match 3-0, the Lady Trojans suddenly found themselves on the defensive against a determined, aggressive Stephenson squad midway through the championship match.
Alec Schmelebeck’s running play is over almost before it starts, as an Ishpeming defender grabs his ankle behind the line of scrimmage. IRON RIVER—“There’s a reason why they’ve won 18, 19 games in a row and a state championship.” West Iron Coach Mike Berutti’s was talking about Ishpeming’s football team the morning after the Hematites blanked the Wykons 34-0 in their Division 7 district title game Nov. 8 at muddy Nelson Field.
IRON RIVER—A match with massive momentum moves ended when Ironwood finished strong Nov. 5, eliminating West Iron County 3-2 in a Class C District 95 semifinal match here. The set scores were 14-25, 25-23, 25-23, 20-25 and 15-13.