Local Sports

Escanaba set for Major state tourney

ESCANABA — Qualifying for the Little League Major (11-12) state baseball tournament is just icing on the cake for Escanaba manager Paul LaChance. After all, Escanaba won six games out of the loser’s bracket to capture the District 10 championship and advance to St. Clair for the state ...

Tri-County battles to end in 12-6 defeat

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Minor Boys’ Little League All-Stars (age 9-10) got the separation they needed in the fifth inning Wednesday night in a 12-6 baseball triumph over Tri-County at Howes Family Field. Gladstone, clinging to an 8-6 lead in the fifth, secured the decision in the area ...

Sports schedule

Today’s games Minor softball (age 9-10) District 10 tournament At Cannon Field, Gladstone Escanaba vs. Gladstone, 6 Legion baseball Escanaba at Bark River(DH),5 Friday’s games Minor softball (age 9-10) District 10 tournament At Cannon Field, Gladstone Escanaba vs. ...

Gladstone Indians down Menominee

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indians scored four times in the sixth inning Wednesday night, ending their regular season with a 6-1 American Legion baseball victory over the Menominee Red Wave. Gladstone, winner of 11 straight, opened the scoring in the first inning before Menominee tied the ...

Junior golf series

HYDE — Highland Golf Club hosted the Delta County Junior Golf Association Tournament Series event Monday with 25 participants. Here are the top finishers: Girls 9-10: 1. Kaylee Delany 54, 2. Sophie Hill 59. Girls 11-12: 1. Morgan Maki 50, 2. Kali Wymun 68, 3. Lia Sovey 84. Girls 13-14: ...

Rapid River football

RAPID RIVER — A parents meeting for Rapid River football players in grades 9-12 will take place Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Varsity head coach Steve Ostrenga will lead the meeting and provide details regarding the upcoming football season

Terrace Bluff men

GLADSTONE — Mike Koster shot 34 to lead the way in the men’s league at Terrace Bluff. He was followed by Dennis Suardini 38 and Todd Wulf, Bob Dufresne, Dan Derouin and Trent Stupak

Highland women

HYDE — Lori Johnson hit 43 in the Highland Golf Club Women’s League Wednesday. She was followed by Rose Peltier 44, Denise Porath and Marilyn Cossette 45, Anne Madalinski 47, Karen Ettenhofer 48 and Anna Larson 49.

Carney summer league

CARNEY — Brad Spindler scored 28 points and Marvin Cherette added 14 Wednesday night as Spindler Financial rolled past Polly’s Shooters 85-54 in the Carney Summer Basketball League. Cory Johnson hit 18 and Mike Miller had 14 for Polly’s. Riley Corrigan tossed in 22 points, helping ...

Johnson rallies for UPLGA title

NORWAY — Escanaba’s Paxton Johnson, the newest and one of the youngest U.P. women’s golf champions, couldn’t resist checking the record books. When was the last time an Escanaba golfer won championship flight in the U.P. Ladies Golf Association tournament? “I looked the other ...

Cardiac kids, another Esky walk-off win

GLADSTONE — It was another dramatic finish for the Escanaba Minor Boys’ Little League All-Stars (age 9-10) Tuesday night as they escaped with a 7-6 triumph over Gladstone in the area baseball tournament. The victory sends Esky to the District 10 tournament at Norway where it will face the ...

Esky turns back rival Gladstone

GLADSTONE — Escanaba jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead after two innings and held on to beat a battling Gladstone team 7-5, in the winner’s bracket game of the Minor Little League softball (9-10) district tournament. Gladstone had the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the sixth ...

Sports schedule

Today’s games Minor baseball (age 9-10) Area tournament At Howes Field, Gladstone Gladstone vs. Tri-County, 6 Minor softball (age 9-10) District 10 tournament At Cannon Field, Gladstone Gladstone vs. Norway, 6 Legion baseball Menominee at Gladstone, 7 Thursday’s ...

Escanaba Cubs lose at Menominee

MENOMINEE — The Escanaba Cubs fell 18-0 at Menominee Monday night in American League baseball action. Escanaba managed five hits — two by Tyler Lawson and one apiece from Grant LaMarche, Jake Anderson and Braden Olsen. LaMarche pitched the first for innings and was relieved by Conner ...

UPGA junior golf

ESCANABA — Nathan Rousseau shot 79 for top honors in the UPGA Junior Tournament event Monday at Escanaba Country Club. Bryson Mercier finished second with an 84. Andrew MacIntyre had an 83 to win the boys 14-15 division followed by Matt Solda 92. Josie Hoofer captured the girls 14-15 ...

Gaulke records ace

ESCANABA - Jerry Gaulke of Wells recorded the second hole-in-one of his career Tuesday during men’s Twilight League at Escanaba Country Club. Gaulke used a 7-iron on the 123-yard 11th hole.

Irish Oaks ladies

GLADSTONE — Holly Canull shot 40 Monday to lead the Irish Oaks Ladies League. She was followed by Sharon Pinar 42, Joyce Beach and Mary Bergman 45, Sally Erkkila 46, Debbie Peterson 47, Betty Andrews 48 and Sue Cossette and Robin Schwartz 49.

Carney summer basketball league

CARNEY — Jacob Brock scored 26 points and Mike Polfus added 20 as Juice Promotions defeated Bark River 92-66 in the Carney Summer Basketball League. Leading Bark River were Trevor Grenier with 21 points and Tom Granquist with 16. Jake Kleiman tossed in 23 points and Preston Lauscher 20 as ...

Gladstone golf club men’s league

GLADSTONE — Wayne Marshall shot 71 to lead the Men’s League at Gladstone Golf Club. He was followed by Scott Neurohr 73, Steve Bratonia 74, Rich Trombly and Kim Cloose 75, Bill Swartz, Kelly Shea and Mark Hager 76, Dwayne Couillard 77, Bruce Cline, Dick Pepin and Tom McLaughlin 78 and Mark ...