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Reddick lifts Astros over Tigers 6-5

DETROIT (AP) — Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The Astros trailed 5-3 when Detroit brought in reliever Bruce Rondon (1-2) to start the eighth. He allowed singles to Derek Fisher and ...

Terrace Bluff Men

GLADSTONE — Terry Hoffmeyer shot 35 Wednesday to lead the Terrace Bluff Men’s League. he was followed by Scott Kelly, John Kositzky and Jake Sinclair 37, Nolan Strom 38 and Glenn Pearson, Bob Prins and Jerry Bosk 39.

No quarterback competition for Badgers

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — There is no quarterback drama going into preseason camp this year for Wisconsin. Coach Paul Chryst likes how Alex Hornibrook handled the offseason work and responsibilities that come with spending the summer knowing that he would be the starter. And as if the summer ...

Gladstone football

GLADSTONE — Gladstone football players will receive equipment Thursday, Aug. 3 at the fieldhouse. Varsity players will get their gear at 6 p.m. and jayvee and freshmen players at 7 p.m. A varsity parents meeting also will take place at 6 p.m. and a jayvee-freshman parents meeting at 7.

Irish Oaks Men

GLADSTONE — Matt Smith Jr., Tom Zeni and Randy Eis shot 36 Thursday to lead league play at Irish Oaks. They were followed by Tim Shea and Brad Peterson 37, Gary Dubord, Bob Romps and TimDementer 38 and Mike McNair, Wayne Arts and James Smith 39.

Area schedule

Today’s games Legion baseball State tournament At Gladwin Copper Country vs. Gladstone, 9 a.m. Hudson vs. Gladwin, noon Elimination game, 3 Menominee vs. Gaylord, 6 Saturday’s games Little League softball Minor girls (age 9-10) State tournament At ...

Gladstone eyes Girls Minor state championship

GLADSTONE — If it ain’t broke, Coach Rick Pepin won’t fix it. Pepin doesn’t plan to fix anything as the Gladstone Little League Girls Minor (9-10) All-Stars pursue a state softball championship at Van Buren Township near Belleville. “We’re not changing anything,” the Gladstone ...

Perfect title game

GLADSTONE — It was a dominating performance by Joey Randazzo Wednesday to say the least. Randazzo fired a perfect game while helping the Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores Major Boys’ Little League All-Stars (age 11-12) capture the state title in a 10-0 conquest of Dexter in five innings at Don ...

Yonker takes charge of Gladstone volleyball

GLADSTONE — Gladstone High School has named Mariah Yonker to be its new volleyball coach after Liz Gendron resigned from the position. Yonker, a 2015 graduate of Big Bay de Noc, returns to Gladstone after starting her high school career there before transferring to Big Bay her junior ...

No reinstatement for Stephenson’s Brandt

By Stephen Oman soman@eagleherald.com STEPHENSON — After half a dozen people spoke in his defense and more than two and a half hours of closed session discussion, the Stephenson Board of Education did not reinstate head football coach Chad Brandt. At least not yet. The board left the ...

ECC Men’s League

ESCANABA — Tim Shea, Dave Harris and Dominic Benetti shot 75 Tuesday to lead the Men’s League at Escanaba Country Club. They were followed by Brian Robinette 76, Steve Scott and Matt Smith 77, Steve VanEnkevort 78 and Mike Porath, Kurt Schwalbach, Jim Aird, Brian Lacrosse and Tom Way ...

Three-Woman Scramble at ECC

Championship flight — Plaiser-Palmer-Micklow, 60; Skoglund-Olson-Woodworth, 67; LeMire-Walksnice-Canull, 67; Anderson-Cecconi-Uren, 68; Scott-Wiles-Mantel, 68; first flight — Snyder-Zeni-Smith, 72; second flight — Cossette-Osterhaut-Lordson, 76; third flight — Folcik-Davison-St. John, ...

Milbrath joins Tech

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech football program and Head Coach Steve Olson announced that Phil Milbrath will be joining the staff for the upcoming season as the running backs coach. Milbrath was a standout running back for the Huskies from 2007-10 and is one of the program’s all-time leading ...

Carney League

CARNEY — Gladstone defeated Brock Farms 86-74 Wednesday in the first round of the Carney Summer Basketball League tournament. Marvin Chorette and Christian Harris both scored 27 points for Gladstone while Jake Herres scored 27 and Jacob Brock added 19 for Brock Farms. In another contest, ...

Grosse Pointe KOs Kingsford

GLADSTONE — There were very few scoring opportunties for the Kingsford Major Boys’ Little League All-Stars (age 11-12) Tuesday as they fell to Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores 17-0 in four innings in a state semifinal baseball game at Don Howes Family Field. Kingsford managed just two ...

Nash dishes off advice at Esky girls’ camp

ESCANABA — Olivia Nash made a return to her glory days at Escanaba High School. Nash was the featured presenter for the Escanaba girls’ basketball camp that started Tuesday and continued today at the EHS gymnasium. The girls received a treat from Nash, the 2012 Escanaba graduate and ...

Gladstone seeking state title

GLADSTONE — Fresh from earning a zone title, the Gladstone Indians are ready to resume their post-season journey in this weekend’s Class A state American Legion baseball tournament at Gladwin. The Indians wrapped up their zone tournament title in a 16-8 triumph over Copper County at ...

Hockey co-op expanding at Kingsford

By Linda Lobeck Daily News Staff Writer KINGSFORD — The Breitung Township Schools Board has agreed to add Forest Park and West Iron County school districts to its hockey co-op program for 2017-18. The board Monday accepted the athletic committee’s recommendation to let students from the ...

Area schedule

Little League baseball Major boys (age 11-12) State tournament At Howes Family Field, Gladstone Today’s game Dexter vs. Grosse Points Woods-Shores, 10 a.m. Thursday’s games Legion baseball State tournament At Gladwin Copper Country vs. Hudson, 9 Gladstone vs. ...

Kingsford advances to semifinal

GLADSTONE — Playing an opportunist’s role paid off for the Kingsford Major Boys’ Little League All-Stars (age 11-12) Monday in a 6-1 state quarterfinal baseball victory over Birmingham at Don Howes Famlly Field. Following back-to-back home runs by Evan Johnson and Riley Juneau in the ...