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Blazing Broncos dominate

December 17, 2014 COOKS — Considered heavy-favorites, Bark River-Harris head coach Paul Anderson challenged his girls to get off to a fast start and diffuse any possibility of a letdown. more »»

Shorthanded Braves stun unbeaten Flivs

December 17, 2014 KINGSFORD — Gladstone recovered from a rough start to overtake and hold off Kingsford 49-43 in Great Northern Conference girls basketball Tuesday evenin. more »»

Eskymos hit century mark

December 17, 2014 HOUGHTON — It was nothing but net for the Escanaba Eskymos Tuesday night as they walloped Hougton on the road in a non-conference contest 105-6. more »»

Trojans dial up pressure, knock off Wolverines

December 17, 2014 PERKINS — The Forest Park girls showed the previously unbeaten Mid Peninsula Wolverines they still have a ways to go to be among the elite, during a 62-31 Skyline Central Conference game, Tuesday... more »»

Prep schedule

December 17, 2014 Prep calendar Tonight’s games Gymnastics Negaunee at Escanaba, 7 Thursday’s games Swimming Manistique at Ishpeming-Negaunee (Negaunee), 4 Wrestling Marquette, Negaunee, Iron Mountain at Gladstone,... more »»

U.P. scores

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Hawks capture tourney victory

December 17, 2014 ST. IGNACE — The Escanaba Hawks Riverside Bantam hockey team captured the Bridge Brawl Bantams Tournament championship trophy in St. Igance over the weekend. more »»

Wolves edge Cougars 34-31; Jets slow-start to second half leads to loss

December 17, 2014 EBEN — The Carney-Nadeau girls snapped a three-game losing streak Tuesday night, earning a 34-31 basketball triumph over the Superior Central Cougars. more »»

Jenner, Johansen lift Columbus over Detroit in SO

December 17, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — The streaking Columbus Blue Jackets didn’t mind working overtime again to ear yet another wi. more »»

Bucks F Parker out for season with knee injury

December 17, 2014 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rookie Jabari Parker will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, dealing a huge blow to the rebuilding Milwaukee Bucks. more »»

Mattson suspended 4 games

December 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team will be without its head coach in games for about three weeks after Troy Mattson was suspended by the school on Tuesday. more »»

Broncos hurry Rockets, coast late

December 16, 2014 RAPID RIVER — In basketball terms, there might not be an official name for it. Bark River-Harris head coach Joel Schultz calls it his "31" defense, but a more fitting term could be "organized chao. more »»

Guards take over as Jets roll

December 16, 2014 MENOMINEE — The Menominee Maroons couldn't keep the North Central Jets grounded Monday. The Jets collected 19 offensive rebounds on their way to a 61-42 win. more »»

Middleton’s monster shot lifts Bucks 96-94

December 16, 2014 Khris Middleton didn't have a good feeling when the ball left his hand right before the final buzzer sounde. more »»

Chryst awaits word on Wisconsin job

December 16, 2014 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Paul Chryst is still the head coach at Pittsburgh. For now at least. more »»

Les Miles informs LSU he’s staying put

December 16, 2014 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Les Miles has informed LSU athletic officials that he hasn’t been contacted by Michigan about the Wolverines’ coaching vacancy and has no intention of leaving the Tigers. more »»

Prep schedule

December 16, 2014 Prep calendar Tonight’s games Swimming Gladstone at Manistique, 5 Girls’ basketball Hannahville at Republic-Michigamme, 6 Forest Park at Mid Peninsula, 7 Carney-Nadeau at Superior Central, 7:30 Bark... more »»

U.P. scores

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Malzone named player of the year by MLive

December 16, 2014 ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Birmingham Brother Rice quarterback Alex Malzone was named Michigan high school football player of the year by MLive Media Group. Malzone was honored over the weekend. more »»

Lester hopes to end Cubs’ century-plus drought

December 16, 2014 By Andrew Seligman AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester insisted there’s no reason the Chicago Cubs can’t contend next year and even capture their first World Series title since 1908, around... more »»



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December 5, 2014 Sometimes we take for granted what is probably the most precious resource the Upper Peninsula has to offer — the people who live here. more »

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