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High school football scrimmages

Here are the official scrimmages this week involving area high school football teams: Thursday – Escanaba at Negaunee: Jayvees at 10 a.m., varsity at noon. Friday – Gladstone at Munising: Varsity and jayvees at 10 a.m. – At Bark River-Harris: Bark River-Harris, Manistique, North ...

Bratonia gets ace

GLADSTONE — Most golfers go a lifetime without recording a hole-in-one. But then there’s Steve Bratonia, who has eight in his career. Bratonia hit his eighth ace Monday using an 8-iron on the 162-yard seventh hole at Gladstone Golf Club.

Gladstone GC Men

GLADSTONE — Steve Bratonia fired a 69 Monday to lead the way in the Men’s League at Gladstone Golf Club. He was followed by Dennis Bratonia and Terry Cartwright 74, Jim Rogers and Wayne Marshall 75, Mark Hager 76, Bill Swartz and Scott Neurohr 77, Jim Broman and Kelly Shea 78 and Mark ...

Gladstone GC Ladies

GLADSTONE — Wendy Bratonia and Lori Shea led the way in the Gladstone Golf Club Ladies League Tuesday, each shooting 41. They were followed by Karen McCorkle 42, Pam Caron 43, Holly Canull 44, Lisa LaCasse and Ellen Swenson 45, Mary Kallio, Marsha Skellenger and Rosie Spindler 46, Mary ...

Irish Oaks Ladies

GLADSTONE — Patti Kivioja and Debbie Peterson shot 43 in the Irish Oaks Ladies League Tuesday. They were followed by Mary Bergman, Robin Schwartz and Sharon Pinar 44, Ashley Rogers, Pat DeGrave and Kristie Nevala 46, Kirsten Vandeville and Carolyn Kibbe 47, Laura Brace, Amanda Brunngraeber, ...

Terrace Bluff Ladies

GLADSTONE — Amy Stupak fired a 41 in the Terrace Bluff Ladies League Tuesday. She was followed by Denise Wilson 42, Carol Prins 43, Wendy Hathaway 44, Theresa LaFleur, Margie Movalson, Geri Nelson and Lisa Kositzky 45, Caron Salo and Mary Johnson 46, Mel Beauchamp, Kelly Carlson, Debbie ...

Escanaba CC Men

ESCANABA — Jeff Rae shot a two-under-par 34 through nine holes in the Escanaba Country Club Men’s League Tuesday. He was followed by Dominic Benetti and Brian Robinette 36, Dave Harris, Jake Berlinski and Trevor Schwalbach 37, Jeff McCall, Paul DeGrand, Dave Cannon, Brian Lacrosse, Steve ...

Highland Men

HYDE — Hunter Eichhorn fired a 65 in the Highland Golf Club Men’s League Tuesday, followed by Mark Ray 70, P.J. Grandchamp 73, Mike Brayak 74, Jeff Lampi 76, Jim Peltier, John Erickson and Dave Hosking 77 and Dick Puddy and Dennis Dittrich 79.

Lions put Hyder on IR with injury

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have put defensive end Kerry Hyder on injured reserve after he hurt his Achilles tendon in Sunday’s preseason game at Indianapolis. Coach Jim Caldwell said after that game that the injury looked “significant” but the Lions hadn’t made an ...

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In this file photo, Green Bay’s Ty Montgomery (88) makes a catch while being covered by Blake Martinez (50) during a training camp practice in Green Bay. Montgomery is getting much more attention this year in camp by virtue of his expanded role on a potent offense.

Young backs getting up to speed

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Ty Montgomery is getting much more attention this season in Green Bay Packers camp because of his expanded role on a potent offense. The converted receiver is now the starting running back in a young, but relatively inexperienced backfield. When Montgomery sits out a ...

Randall likely to miss Packers’ next game

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Cornerback Damarious Randall and receiver Malachi Dupre will likely miss the Green Bay Packers’ next preseason game with both players still in the concussion protocol. Coach Mike McCarthy says he didn’t see Randall or Dupre playing on the road on Saturday against ...

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Detroit starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) reacts after giving up a two-run home run to Texas left fielder Joey Gallo in the fourth inning Tuesday. Immediately after Gallo’s home run, Verlander gave up another homer to Mike Napoli.

Rangers rough up Verlander, Tigers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit another towering home run, this one capping an impressive at-bat for the young Texas Rangers slugger after he struck out on three pitches his first time up against Justin Verlander. Gallo fought back from an 0-2 count in the fourth inning, laying off ...

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Rickie Fowler’s game should make him a winner in a major tournament.

‘When’ not ‘if’ in major for Fowler

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rickie Fowler, golf’s version of an action hero, keeps showing up too late to save himself at the majors. His final six holes at the PGA Championship were nothing short of remarkable, the very reason why Fowler should remain in the category of “when” and not ...

ECC Primetimers

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Country Club Primetimers will be guests Monday, Aug. 21 for golf and lunch of the Highland Golden Girls. A light breakfast wiill be served from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., with tee off at 10 a.m. and a lunch to follow. The cost is $12 and must be paid today. Register and pay at ...

Prep schedule

Wednesday’s games Girls’ tennis Marquette at Escanaba, 11 a.m.

Irish vs. Badgers at Lambeau, Soldier fields

CHICAGO (AP) — Notre Dame and Wisconsin will play at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in 2020 and Soldier Field in Chicago in 2021. The schools made a joint announcement on Monday in Chicago. The two-game series marks the first meeting between the Fighting Irish and Badgers since ...

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Detroit Lions defensive end Kerry Hyder lies on the field after being injured during the first half against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday. His status is unclear, but Coach Jim Caldwell said the team may know more in the next day or two.

Lions move on without Hyder

ALLEN PARK — There’s no official word yet from the Detroit Lions about whether defensive end Kerry Hyder will miss the season. What’s clear is that the Lions are coming to grips with the idea of having to play without him. “We’ve got a very good group. We’re very confident,” ...

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Detroit Tigers shortstop Dixon Machado is unable to catch the throw to the bag as Texas Rangers’ Rougned Odor steals second in the sixth inning  Monday in Arlington, Texas.

Rangers top Tigers with power, small ball

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit another impressive home run. The Texas Rangers played some small ball, too. Rougned Odor had three hits and scored three times in a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night, including the go-ahead run after he reached on a bunt single and ...

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Kyle Larson enjoyed quite a weekend, which included his victory in the NASCAR Cup Series race in Brooklyn, Mich.

Whirlwind weekend for Larson

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kyle Larson drove in a prestigious sprint car event in Iowa on Saturday, then made it back to Michigan in time to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race. So the question team owner Chip Ganassi faced in the news conference afterward wasn’t all that outlandish: Could the ...

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Justin Turner and the Dodgers have a lot to smile about as the hottest team in baseball.

A magical season for Dodgers

By Tim Dahlberg AP Sports Columnist LOS ANGELES — The hottest team in the land had yet to get a runner to first base as the third inning came to a close at Dodger Stadium, where 46,128 had come to watch a slice of history on a sunbaked Sunday afternoon. The Dodgers trailed the Padres 2-0, ...