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Negaunee native inks pro baseball deal with Diamondbacks

MISSOULA, Mont. — Former Negaunee Miners pitcher Tyler Jandron doesn’t get shaken up much. When he’s out on the mound, he locks in and stays intently focused as he looks to rack up another strikeout victim. However, when you achieve a lifelong goal, even the most stable of athletes ...

Area tournament teams’ schedules

Today’s games Major softball (age 11-12) Sectional tournament At Ironwood Escanaba vs. Penokee Range, 1 (DH) Legion baseball Escanaba, Gladstone at Sault Ste. Marie, TBA Sunday’s games Major baseball (age 11-12) Area tournament At Dickson Field, Escanaba Tri-County vs. ...

Reds outpitch Cubs 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Mahle tossed one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Cincinnati Reds edged the Cubs 3-2 on Friday for their fifth straight victory over Chicago. Adam Duvall and Scooter Gennett drove in runs as the Reds won for the 14th time in 18 games and ended the Cubs’ ...

Tigers beat Rangers 3-1

DETROIT (AP) — Jordan Zimmermann denied Bartolo Colon’s bid at baseball history, striking out 11 batters in eight innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 Friday night. Colon was trying to become the winningest Latin-American pitcher in Major League history. He remains ...

Esky’s Theut D1 Rower at Iowa

ESCANABA — 2017 Escanaba High School graduate Maddy Theut played three years of varsity basketball for the Eskymos and also a year of tennis, volleyball and track at EHS. How did the participation in those high school sports lead her into the unknown of NCAA Division I rowing at the ...

U.P. football all-star game gives back

MARQUETTE - The U.P. Football All-Star Game continued its giving ways by announcing that two U.P. high school football teams will receive extra donations from the game this year. The Menominee & Westwood football programs will each receive one thousand dollars, which can be used for ...

Area Softball – Little League – Legion schedules

Today’s games Legion baseball Escanaba, Gladstone at Sault Ste. Marie, TBA Saturday’s games Major softball (age 11-12) Sectional tournament At Ironwood Escanaba vs. Penokee Range, 1 (DH) Legion baseball Escanaba, Gladstone at Sault Ste. Marie, TBA

Manistique paper chase run

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Paper Chase Run is set for July 14 at 9 a.m. The five and 10-kilometer events start near the Manistique Senior Center and finish at the marina. Entry fee is $30 For details contact Jackie Burns (906-286-2001).

Highland men’s

HYDE - Jeff Lampi and Mark Ray led the way in the Highland men’s golf league shooting a low round of 73. They were followed by Dennis Dittrich and Jim Peltier 75, Terry Bittner, Brian Sheeneman, Andy Peltier and Scott Kwarciany 77, Doug Motto shot a 78 and threee players Don Cousineau, Dave ...

Rangers bomb Tigers early win 7-5

DETROIT (AP) — Joey Gallo and Ronald Guzman homered as the Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 7-5 Thursday night. Yovani Gallardo (3-0) got the win, giving up four runs and eight hits in 5 1/3 innings.Keone Kela allowed a run in the ninth before finishing off his 21st save as Texas ...

Firecracker run is Gladstone tradition

GLADSTONE — A pair of high school runners set the pace in their respective divisions Wednesday morning in the Fran Cannon Firecracker five-mile run. Adam Bruce, entering his senior year at Gladstone, copped the men’s title in 27 minutes, 32 seconds and East Grand Rapids junior Anna Petr ...

Firecracker run division winners

GLADSTONE - The Firecracker results summary: Male age divisions winners 10 & under — Franklin Hearney, Park, Ill., 45:16; 11-13 — Drew Hughes, Gladstone, 31:56; 14-16 — Giovanni Mathews, Gladstone, 31:32: 17-19 — Adam Bruce, Gladstone, 27:32; 20-29 — Michael Mauhar, Mills ...

Irish Oaks Tournament results

GLADSTONE - Results from the Irish Oaks senior tournament, couples scramble held July 1. Championship Flight 1st-Bryan and Lynn Burak 63 2nd-Chuck and Debbie Peterson, 70. 3rd-Brian and Sally Erkkila 71. 4th-Mike Eugate and Sharon Pinar, 72. 1st Flight 1st-Jerry Dahlke and Joyce ...

Cubs steal and blasts beat Tigers 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez stole home and Willson Contreras hit a tie-breaking homer and to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Wednesday for their sixth straight victory. Conditions at Wrigley Field favored the longball, with a game-time temperature of 92 degrees, a heat ...

Brewers remain in first, win 3-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Nate Orf hit a solo homer in Milwaukee’s two-run seventh after going hitless in his first seven major league at-bats, helping the Brewers beat the sliding Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Wednesday. Brad Miller homered to right-center off Jose Berrios (8-7) to lead off the bottom ...

Esky is Major Little League champs

NORWAY — Escanaba turned back Kingsford 8-5 to capture the Little League District 10 major (age 12-under) softball championship Monday at Marion Park. Escanaba, after beating three district foes by a combined 30-6 margin, advances to the sectional tournament Saturday at Ironwood. District ...

Student of the game – Lauscher steps away as GHS baseball coach

GLADSTONE — On a Gladstone Little League diamond in 1994, the baseball bug bit Don Lauscher. It infected him. And the passion swelled on a memorable ride over the past 24 years. The journey has come to an end for Lauscher, who resigned from his job as head baseball coach at Gladstone High ...

Esky’s Zuidema named MAHA state hockey coach of the year

ESCANABA — The Michigan Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) will be honoring Escanaba’s Mike Zuidema as the state hockey coach of the year later this month. The prestigious award will be presented to “Coach” Zuidema at the July 14 MAHA awards banquet to be held at the Soaring Eagle ...

Carney hoops

CARNEY - Jacob Brock scored 36 points and Mike Polfus added 26 as Juice Promotions defeated R Place 92-89 in the Carney Summer Basketball League. Keenan Lampinen scored 22 points and Hunter Eichhorn 19 for R Place. Carney defeated North Dickinson 73-59 behind Max Baumler’s 31 points and ...

Cancer Alliance golf outing

ESCANABA — Delta County Cancer Alliance Golf Outing will be held at the Escanaba Country Club on Thursday, July 12. There is an entry fee for the four-person scramble. Entry fee includes green fees, lunch, dinner and event prizes. Lunch will be at noon with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Contact ...