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Indians blank Cubs in opener

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ESCANABA — Cody Frappier made five plate appearances, got on base five times and scored a run in Thursday’s opening game of the Gregg Johnson/Al Erickson Memorial American Legion Baseball tournament. The Gladstone third-baseman, however, is still waiting for his first official at bat ...

Esky earns top 50 rank in nation

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba softball team proved it is the best Division 2 team in Michigan after winning the state championship last Saturday in East Lansing. But the Eskymos also are one of the top 50 high school softball teams in the nation, according to the website FloSoftball.com. The ...

Gladstone honored for All-Region

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone baseball team was rewarded for its run to the Final Four with two players and a coach named to the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association Division 3 All-Region Team. Senior Clay Cole earned a spot as an outfielder, junior Jared Crow made it as a pitcher ...

Road race in Nahma on June 30

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NAHMA — The Nahma Music Fest five-kilometer run is set for June 30 at 9 a.m. Check-in and registration takes place from 7:30-8:30 at Nahma Township Hall. Entry fee, which includes a T-shirt and admission to the music festival, is $20 for adults and $15 for kids age 12 and ...

Irish Oaks men

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GLADSTONE — Mark Weber shot 36 at the Irish Oaks Golf Course Wednesday in the Men's League to lead the way. He was followed by Tim Shea, Wayne Arts and Fred Breitzman 38 and Kevin Vogel, Josh Mileski, Tom Warren and Gary LeClaire 39.

Eskymo Fan Club

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ESCANABA —The Eskymo Fan Club will meet on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Escanaba High School Library.

Tigers, Royals set date in Omaha

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OMAHA, Neb. — Major League Baseball will come to Omaha for a day next year as part of an initiative to take the product to new places, commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday. As part of the buildup for the 2019 College World Series, the Detroit Tigers will play a regular-season game against ...

Milwaukee pounds error-prone Cards

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brent Suter pitched seven strong innings, Manny Pina homered and the Milwaukee Brewers capitalized on a season-high four errors by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 11-3 Thursday night. Suter (8-4) retired 12 straight after Matt Carpenter’s leadoff home run. He went a ...

Column: Severe storms impact summer ATV/ORV trails

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ESCANABA — As we officially head into summer, the peak season for motorized recreational riding is upon us and there are some area issues and projects that should checked out prior to your departure. Recent storms in the western Upper Peninsula have caused some washout conditions on the ...

Area softball players earn all-state

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ESCANABA — State champion Escanaba and state-ranked Rapid River each placed two players on the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association All-State First Teams. Pitcher Gabi Salo and second baseman Claire McInerney were named to the Division 2 honor squad for the Eskymos, who ...

Playing with a weekend purpose

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By Dennis Grall For the Daily Press HARRIS — Golfers are limited to 14 clubs in their golf bags. Don’t be surprised if Jordy LaBarbera has an extra club in her bag when she participates in this weekend’s Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass. The University of Arkansas senior ...

Trio earns crown at rainy ECC

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ESCANABA — Tyler Way, Jim Brayak and Larry Bratonia beat the field and rainy weather to capture the Cooney Hogan Tournament Sunday at Escanaba Country Club. The trio combined for a winning score of 119 to finish three strokes ahead of second-place Matt Eugate-Jim Aird-Scott Lancour ...

Gladstone hires Lawrence as volleyball coach

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GLADSTONE — It’s Bill Lawrence’s turn to teach “bump, set, spike” at Gladstone High School. Lawrence was named the Braves’ varsity volleyball coach after school board approval this week. He takes over for Mariah Yonker. “I am really excited,” Lawrence said. “I’ve seen ...

Niagara downs Escanaba Cubs

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NIAGARA, Wis. — The Escanaba Cubs did some experimenting in their season-opener Wednesday night while dropping a 6-3 American Legion baseball decision to Niagara. Esky, which used six pitchers, scored a run in the first inning and two in the fifth. “We treated it like a practice,” ...

Gregg Johnson Memorial baseball tournament schedule

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Gregg Johnson Memorial tournament Thursday At Escanaba 6 p.m. — Escanaba vs. Gladstone 8:30 — DePere, Wis. vs. Midland Berryhill Friday At Escanaba 10 a.m. — Sault Ste. Marie A vs. Marinette 12:30 — DePere vs. Marinette 3 p.m. — Copper Country vs. Sault Ste. Marie ...

Saari wins U.P. Men’s Senior title

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MARQUETTE — Scott Saari finally had his day. After three consecutive second place finishes, the Wawonowin Country Club golfer took the crown in the Upper Peninsula Golf Association Men’s Senior Championship shooting a 73 in the final round at the Marquette Golf Club on Tuesday. That 73 ...

Carney summer hoops league

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CARNEY — Marcus Johnson scored 30 points and Kyle Johnson added 24 Wednesday night as the 906ers rolled past 3’s Company 108-67 in the Carney Summer Basketball League. Logan Hardwick hit 16 and Craig Martin had 15 for 3’s Company. Luke Terrian hit 23 points and Mark Beauchamp had 17 ...

Gladstone Golf Club Ladies League

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GLADSTONE — Lori Shea shot 39 to lead the way in the Gladstone Golf Club’s Ladies’ League. She was followed by Wendy Bratonia 41, Denise Wilson 42, Patty Vailiquette, Lisa LaCasse and Mary Bergman 43. Mary Kallio and Karen McCorkle shot 45 followed by Deb Lordson, Holly Canull, Jami Pond ...

Irish Oaks ladies

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GLADSTONE — Mary Bergman, Holly Canull and Robin Schwartz each shot 44 to lead the Irish Oaks Ladies League. They were followed by Karen McCorkle 45, Rosie Spindler 46, Debbie Peterson and Sharon Pinar 48 and Pattie Kivioja, Amanda Norkoli and Vickie Isaacson 49.