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The Central Upper Peninsula Hockey League offers a structured environment for youth hockey in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  Teams compete in the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) "B" Division, representing recreational hockey.


This site also hosts the MAHA District 8 Council.

Click the button on the top navigation bar or the link above to access District 8 content, including information about regional, district and state tournaments.

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News

CUP League Champs

03/15/2019, 2:30pm EDT
By Walt Milligan

Congrats!

  • 10U Champion:  Escanaba UP Opthalmology
  • 10U Runner-up:  Marquette Range Bank
  • 10U Runner-up:  Marquette Elks
     
  • 12U Champion:  TAYHA Oswald's Bear Ranch
  • 12U Runner-up:  Marquette Econo Foods
     
  • 14U Champion:  TAYHA/Munising French Trucking
  • 14U Runner-up:  Escanaba Skradski Funeral Home
     
  • 18U Champion:  Calumet/Copper Country Keweenaw Gatorbar
  • 18U Champion:  Marinette/Menominee Thunder

In the cases of multiple champions or runners-up, the teams were tied in the standings. CUP League By-Laws specify that both teams are awarded the honor in the case of ties.

State Champs

03/15/2019, 2:15pm EDT
By Walt Milligan

District 8 teams fared well at the State Championships this year.

State Champions:

  • Mite half-ice, White Division:  Marquette Jr Wildcats
  • 12U B:  TAYHA Oswald's Bear Ranch
  • 12U AA:  Marquette Superior Hockey
  • 14U B:  TAYHA/Munising French Trucking
  • 14U AA:  Marquette American Legion Post 44

State Runners-up:

  • Mite half-ice, Blue Division:  Marquette Jr Wildcats
  • 16U B:  Calumet/Copper Country Keweenaw Gatorbar

Marquette's 14U AA team will compete in the National Championship in South Bend, IN April 4-8, 2019.

Try Sled Hockey in the Copper Country

03/10/2019, 6:00pm EDT
By Walt Milligan

Sled Hockey UP is offering a final free sled hockey clinic on Saturday, March 30 from 1-3 pm at the Houghton County Arena.  Details here.

District Champions

02/06/2019, 1:30pm EST
By Walt Milligan

Congrats on winning the District 8 Tournament, and good luck at States!

  • 10U AA - Calumet Jr Kings
  • 10U B - Calumet Copper Island Printing
  • 12U A - Marquette Frei Chevy
  • 12U AA - Marquette Superior Hockey
  • 12U B - TAYHA Oswald's Bear Ranch
  • 14U AA - Marquette American Legion
  • 14U B - TAYHA French Trucking
  • 18U BB - Manistique State Savings Bank

Marquette 10U AA Frei Chevy, the District Runner-Up, will represent District 8 in the States, because District Champion Calumet is hosting the 10U AA State Tournament and has the automatic host entry. 

Iron Range is hosting the 10U B State Tournament and has the automatic host entry.

Try Sled Hockey for Free

01/23/2019, 9:45am EST
By Walt Milligan

Iron Mountain, February 16. Information here.

Escanaba, March 2.  Information here.