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Written by Peter Nocerini   
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 1:05 PM

It’s been a very successful fall for West Iron’s varsity football team, and the WIC youth football teams in the Central U.P. Football League have been just as successful. Both the seventh grade and eighth grade teams recently completed undefeated seasons. It is the third consecutive unbeaten season for the seventh graders. Congratulations to the players for all their hard work and to the volunteer coaches of the Wykon Senior team: Head Coach Karl Seymour, Aaron Risberg, Doug Tomasoski and Jim Pellizzer. Back row, from left: Coach Doug Tomasoski, Miguel Padilla, Brad Wickstrom, Coach Jim Pellizzer, Zac King, Coach Aaron Risberg, Coach Karl Seymour. Middle row:  Caden Pellizzer, Skylar Mann, Austin Giuliani, Josh Nelson, Tyler McCarthy, Nick Herren, Cody Lambert, Jayce Brockhagen, Austin Persson, Christian Benson, Josiah Holroyd, Kevin Ballinger, Bryant Schram. Front row: Justin Foster, Neil Tomasoski, James Swanson, Robbie Ivey, Dylan Berlinski, Zac Quintero, Dawson Sundelius, Kameron Fritsche, Richard Lachapell, Reuben Bengry. (submitted photo)

Trojans swipe win away from Miners
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013 1:05 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Just when the Gogebic Miners thought they could seize momentum early in their game at Forest Park Oct. 18, the Trojans stole it away.

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
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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.