Category Archives: Sports

Your Ishpeming Hematites Return to IHS and WRUP 98.3

Marquette, MI  –  August 18, 2017  –  The Ishpeming Hematites are back for their 10th year with WRUP 98.3. We’ve gotten to know the Hematites pretty well, but if you want to

Green Bay Packers Defeat Philadelphia Eagles 24-9 in their Pre-Season Opener

Marquette, MI- August 10th 2017- It’s been a long wait for Packers fans but football is finally here. The Packers are riding an eight year streak of making the playoffs. Tonight we

Ishpeming Hematites Kicking into High Gear for the 2017-18 Football Season!

Marquette, MI – August 07, 2017 – Getting nervous is something Football Coach, Jeff Olsen, does not have to worry about. Considered the best coach in the U.P., he is ready to

Battle of the Best as Black Team Defeats Red Team 19-14 in 2017 U.P. Football All Star Game

Marquette, MI- June 24th, 2017- It was a battle of the best in the Superior Dome Saturday afternoon. All the best seniors from the teams around the U.P. would play their final

Boys Basketball: Ishpeming Hematites Falls in District Championship to Negaunee – 3/10/17

Gwinn, MI – March 10, 2017 – The Ishpeming Hematites boys basketball team took the floor against their cross-town rival Negaunee Miners in Gwinn Friday night with a district championship on the

Ishpeming Hematites Boys Basketball Team Advances To District Championship With Win Over The Gwinn Modeltowners 70-67

Gwinn, MI- March 8th, 2017- The Ishpeming Hematites boys basketball team would have a tough match-up tonight facing the Gwinn Modeltowners in their building. These two teams split during the regular season,

Ishpeming Hematites Girls Basketball Team Falls To Negaunee Miners 55-46 In District Championship

Negaunee, MI- March 3rd, 2017- The Ishpeming Hematites would be coming into the District Championship off a huge win against the undefeated Munising Mustangs. The Hematites were hoping that they could carry

Boys Basketball: Ishpeming Hematites Lose to Norway Knights 68-63 – 3/2/17

Ishpeming, MI – March 2, 2017 – The Hematite faithful got one more opportunity to cheer on their seniors at home as the Ishpeming Hematites boys basketball team took the court against

Futures Game: Ishpeming Hematites JV Boys Basketball Take Down Norway 49-28 Knights – 3/2/17

Ishpeming, MI – March 2, 2017 – Hematites fans got a glimpse into the future on Thursday night when the Ishpeming Hematites JV boys basketball team took the court against the Norway

Girls Basketball: Ishpeming Hematites Take Down Undefeated Munising in District Opener 79-62 – 3/1/17

Negaunee, MI – March 1, 2017 – The MHSAA District 94 girls basketball tournament got underway Wednesday night in Negaunee when the Ishpeming Hematites took on the Munising Mustangs.  It was a

Big Bay De Noc Black Bears Honor 1,000 Point Players and Defeat Superior Central Cougars 64-54

Big Bay De Noc, MI – A packed house for the Big Bay De Noc 1,000 point banner ceremony. 92.7 WRUP with all your coverage for the ceremony honoring all 1,000 point

Boys Basketball: Ishpeming Hematites Come Up Just Short Against West Iron County 59-57 – 2/28/17

*Editors Note: An earlier version of this story claimed that Hematite’s player Gavin Sundberg received a technical foul. The explanation given after the game is that the Hematites received a technical foul

Ishpeming Boys Basketball Game Tonight Cancelled – 2/24/17

Ishpeming, MI – February 24, 2017 – The boys basketball game against the Kingsford Flivvers scheduled for tonight has been cancelled due to inclement weather.  The game will not be made up. 

Futures Game: Ishpeming Hematites JV Girls Basketball Falls to Negaunee Miners 46-38 – 2/23/17

Ishpeming, MI – February 24, 2017 – There was a lot at stake for the Ishpeming Hematites JV girls basketball team when they took the court Thursday night against the Negaunee Miners. 

Girls Basketball: Ishpeming Hematites Drop to Negaunee 44-34 – 2/24/17

Ishpeming, MI – February 24, 2017 – The Ishpeming Hematites concluded their regular season Thursday night at home when they took on the Negaunee Miners.  The Hematites had a tough night offensively

Ishpeming Hematites Girls Basketball Team Defeats Manistique Emeralds 68-38

Manistique, MI- February 21, 2017- The Ishpeming Hematites girls basketball team would play back to back for the only time this season and it did not look like that would affect the

Boys Basketball: Ishpeming Hematites Fall to Iron Mountain 63-48 – 2/20/17

Iron Mountain, MI – February 20, 2017 – The Ishpeming Hematites boys basketball team were down in Iron Mountain on Monday night to take on the Mountaineers. Iron Mountain came into this

Ishpeming Hematites Boys Basketball Team Defeats Manistique Emeralds 70-55

Ishpeming, MI- February 17, 2017- Tonight you would see a tight, chippy game between the Ishpeming Hematites boys basketball team and the Manistique Emeralds. Things would get very physical as both teams