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Ishpeming Hematites Game Against Westwood Cancelled after Passing of High School Student

Written by on October 4, 2017

Marquette, MI  –  October 4 2017  –  The Ishpeming Hematites varsity football game against the Westwood Patriots has been canceled. Earlier this week the District announced the death of a Ishpeming High School student.

This passing is a blow to the community and the team as the student was said to be a football player himself.

According to the press release, the school has taken action to set up a support team for Ishpeming as well as the surrounding school districts.  Everyone is working to provide counseling and support for the students. Students that need additional support should contact their school counselor.

The next scheduled game for the Ishpeming Hematites is an away game at St. Ignace LaSalle on Friday October 13, 2017. Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau will be traveling with the team bringing you all of the sports action live on WRUP 98.3 and

Check out a recap of last week’s Homecoming Game against the Negaunee Miners.

Don’t forget to submit your photos of the game for a chance to win a Shopping Spree from