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Getting revenge

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GLADSTONE — The Marquette Redettes got revenge for an earlier loss this season to Gladstone, beating the Braves 3-1 here Tuesday in Great Northern Conference volleyball. Freshman hitter Seiler Hruska came off the bench after sitting most of the first set and had a match-high 24 kills to ...

PRs for MP girls

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NORWAY — It was a day made for setting personal records Tuesday and Mid Peninsula sophomore Daisy Englund and freshman Landry Koski took advantage of the opportunity at the Norway Invitational. Englund won the 3.1-mile cross country race in 20 minutes, six seconds and Koski, who won at ...

Dodgers draw even

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time Manny Machado rounded third base, the Los Angeles Dodgers had already started streaming out of the dugout. After more than five hours of tension-filled baseball, they were certainly eager to celebrate. Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run with two ...

C-N stays perfect in VB

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NORWAY — Carney-Nadeau brought out the worst in Norway Tuesday. The unbeaten Wolves clipped the Knights 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-12) to clinch the small-school division volleyball title in the Skyline Central Conference. “Good old-fashioned butt-whupping, that’s what that was,” said ...

Eskymos’ spikers swept by Kingsford

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KINGSFORD — Katherine Erickson’s serving triggered Kingsford past Escanaba 3-0 (25-12, 25-23, 25-20) in Great Northern Conference volleyball Tuesday. Erickson was at the serving line for a 10-0 run in the first set. “Katherine started out the night strong which really set the tone for ...

Rapid River tripped up by Munising

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MUNISING — Rapid River hung with Munising for two sets, but couldn’t keep up with the Mustangs in the final two sets of a 3-1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-14, 25-10) volleyball loss here Tuesday night. “We played well against a hard hitting team tonight,” said Rockets’ assistant coach Hannah ...

Iverson tied for 47th at Senior LPGA

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FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — Laura Davies recovered from a pair of early bogeys Tuesday for a 2-under 70 that gave her a two-shot lead going into the final round of the Senior LPGA Championship as she goes for a second senior major. In slightly warmer weather on The Pete Dye Course at French ...

Prep schedule

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Thursday’s games Football Ishpeming at Bark River-Harris, 7 Volleyball Gladstone at Manistique, 7 Bark River-Harris at Carney-Nadeau, 7:15 North Central at Norway, 7:30 Rapid River at Mid Peninsula, 7:30

Briefs

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Olson is top coach ESCANABA — Jeff Olson of Ishpeming has been named week seven high school football coach of the week in Michigan. The unbeaten Hematites tripped West Iron County 14-0 to help Olson earn the award, which is sponsored by the Detroit Lions and Farm Bureau Insurance of ...

Bayside booters win tourney title

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MARQUETTE — The Bayside High School soccer team won the Silver Division of the Upper Peninsula tournament here Saturday. Bayside beat the Marquette junior varsity 3-2 when senior forward Vadym Torvinen deflected a clearing Marquette pass and knocked it into the goal with three minutes left ...

Playoff slots up for grabs

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ESCANABA — A small handful of Upper Peninsula teams will take a final shot at extending their football seasons when the 2018 campaign ends this weekend. Negaunee and Gwinn bring 5-3 records into their season finales, with both teams needing victories to reach the six wins that guarantee a ...

Lockwood’s service run powers Broncos

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HARRIS — Makena Lockwood’s 14-point serving run in the second set powered Bark-River Harris to a dominating 3-0 sweep over North Central here Monday night. BR-H utilized its serving strength in all three sets, winning 25-7, 25-10, 25-10. Lockwood totaled 23 serving points and seven aces ...

Englund’s kills power Mid Pen

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ST NICHOLAS — Junior Kennedy Englund had 19 kills to lead Mid Peninsula past Superior Central here Monday. The Wolverines swept the volleyball match 3-0 (25-11, 25-23, 25-13) behind Englund and her sister Daisy Englund, who recorded 27 assists and three aces. “Daisy runs our offense ...

U. P. football poll

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Large school Calumet (6) 8-0 30 Escanaba 6-2 23 Westwood 6-2 17 Marquette 4-4 10 Kingsford 4-4 9 Mention: Negaunee 5-3, 1 Small school Ishpeming (6) 8-0 30 West Iron 6-2 ...

Prep schedule – Tuesday

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Today’s games Cross country Norway Invitational, 4 Volleyball Marquette at Gladstone, 7 Stephenson at N. Central, 7:30 Carney-Nadeau at Norway, 7:30 Escanaba at Kingsford, 7:30 Rapid River at Munising, 7:30

Nagy advances to second stage of qualifying, Web.com Tour

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ESCANABA — Mike Nagy of Manisitque has advanced to the second stage of qualifying for the Web.Com professional golf tour. Nagy finished in third place Saturday at the qualifier at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. The golfers played through extremely challenging conditions created by ...

Bark River races on TV

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HARRIS — The Bark River Off-Road races that were held in August will be televised on MAVTV Oct. 30, starting at 6 p.m. (EST). They will also be aired Nov. 6, 13 and 20.

Gladstone’s Pouliot, NMU 8th

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DEARBORN — Seniors Owen Beyer and Austin Elsner had top-10 finishes to lead the Northern Michigan University men’s golf team to eighth-place at the two-day Motor City Invitational that wrapped up Monday. Beyer tied for fourth in the 19-team, 99-golfer field with 77 and 74 for 151. ...

Big Bay has a boot, wins 1st NLC title

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HANNAHVILLE — Senior Alex LaLonde has been Big Bay de Noc’s go-to soccer player throughout this season. That held true again Saturday as he scored eight times through three matches, leading the Black Bears to their first Northern Lights League championship. His goal from point-blank ...

Flivvers win GNC volleyball

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ESCANABA — In a championship match that went into overtime, Kingsford edged Gladstone for the Great Northern Conference volleyball title with a 26-28, 25-13, 16-14 victory. The come-from behind win was the theme of the tournament for the Flivvers Saturday at Escanaba High ...