GLADSTONE — The Gladstone volleyball team showed resiliency Thursday as it put together big runs to come from behind in all three sets to take down Manistique 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-23).
“To be honest this is probably one of the best games we played all season,” said Gladstone coach ...
KINGSFORD — The Great Northern Conference football championship came down to the final seconds Friday at Flivver Field.
Kingsford’s defense made another second-half stop and sent the Flivvers past Escanaba 21-14 for their first GNC title since 2012.
“This was about as good as it ...
ESCANABA — Area Division 3 girls’ cross country teams won’t have to wait very long Saturday to see how they stack up with the Upper Peninsula’s best.
Their race will lead off the U.P. Finals, which start at 11 a.m., and be followed by the D-2 and D-1 girls’ races and D-3, D-2, D-1 ...
POWERS — North Central coach Kevin Bellefeuil and his team can’t wait for the state playoffs to begin.
And why not, the Jets might be the hottest eight-player squad entering the upcoming post-season tournament. North Central won its fifth straight game, the latest being an impressive ...
RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River volleyball team looked like it would come up short against rival Mid Peninsula Thursday night.
The visiting Wolverines led 14-9 in the deciding fifth set, but the Rockets rallied for a 16-14 decision and 3-2 victory.
“I knew our girls could dig in,” ...
CALUMET — The moment of truth arrived for the Calumet Copper Kings late in Friday night’s football game versus the Gladstone Braves.
Gladstone, trailing 20-16, had the ball at the Calumet 7-yard line with a first down and just under five minutes to play.
But after five plays (including ...
ESCANABA — A pair of running backs scored two touchdowns apiece here Friday night to help the Escanaba junior varsity football team beat Kingsford 34-7.
Josh Bruntjens had scoring runs of five and 28 yards in the first quarter, then Vince Haslow had a 30-yard TD run in the third quarter and ...
ESCANABA — Negaunee’s Colton Yesney, Marquette’s Garrett Rudden and Houghton’s Clayton Sayen were leaders of the pack in last year’s Upper Peninsula Division 1 Cross Country Finals at Beauchamp’s Grove in Flat Rock.
Yesney set the record on the 3.1-mile course in 15 minutes, 49.8 ...
NLL tournament at Sault Ste. Marie, TBA
S. Central at Big Bay, 7:30
Gladstone at Calumet, 7
Carney-Nadeau vs. Ontonagon at Ewen, 7
BR-Harris at Munising, 7
Stephenson at N. Central, 7:30
Escanaba at Kingsford, 7:30
MUNISING — Logan Heim scored a pair of touchdowns Friday night as the Bark River-Harris Broncos earned a 22-14 football triumph over the Munising Mustangs.
The victory enabled the Broncos to improve to 5-4 overall and keep their playoff hopes alive.
“We’ll wait and see what happens ...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs went 108 years between championships. Going home without a trophy isn’t really new.
Still, it was jarring to see the reigning World Series champions go down without much of a fight.
After twice fending off elimination during their October title defense, ...
GARDEN CORNERS — The Superior Central volleyball team got out to a big start on its way to a 3-0 (25-14, 25-9, 25-19) victory over Big Bay de Noc Friday.
“Our serving was our key tonight,” said Superior Central coach Kris Bray. “They struggled to get things going because we were ...
DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers were in talks Thursday to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. Gardenhire was the bench coach this season for the Arizona ...
Northern Lights League tournament at Beaver Island, TBA
Menominee County Invitational at Stephenson, 10 a.m.
U.P. Finals at Munising, 11 a.m.
Superior Central at North Central, 7:30
Munising at C-N, 7:30
By Bryce Derouin
The first step in expanding the West-PAC was completed on Tuesday.
During a scheduled meeting the current West-PAC athletic directors (Calumet, Hancock, Houghton, L’Anse and West Iron County) preliminarily approved the addition of Ishpeming, ...
ESCANABA — It’s probably not safe to say Calumet owns Gladstone in high school football. But the Copper Kings seem to have the Braves’ number.
Calumet (5-3) sports a seven-game win streak in the recent nine-game series entering Friday’s showdown against the visiting Braves. Gladstone ...
WHAT: Escanaba (7-1, 3-0) at Kingsford (6-1, 3-0).
WHEN: Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST, Flivver Field.
AT STAKE: The winner wins the outright Great Northern Conference championship and a lot of points for the upcoming state playoffs.
LAST YEAR: Escanaba won, 49-42.
TRENDING: Kingsford has a ...
ESCANABA — With the NBA season officially under way this is the best time of the year in sports.
The NFL is in full swing with the MLB playoffs creating some intrigue and now all the excitement of the NBA season adds to an action packed time in sports.
Football is still the most popular ...
GLADSTONE — The Seventh Annual Bot Trot five-kilometer run/walk is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. at Gladstone High School.
Check-in and registration begins at 8:30. Entry fee is $20 through Saturday and $25 next week.
Registration forms with playment can be sent to Gladstone FIRST Robotics ...