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Gorzinski shrugs off ankle injury to power Jets

CRYSTAL FALLS — Noah Gorzinski passed for three touchdowns and ran for two as the North Central Jets posted a 52-28 eight-player football victory over the Forest Park Trojans. Gorzinski, who had an ankle injury last week, also returned a kickoff 75 yards for another score, giving the Jets a ...

Superior Central volleyball

FELCH — North Dickinson dominated the final two sets to sink Superior Central 3-0 (25-20, 25-10, 25-12) in Skyline Central Conference volleyball Thursday at Carl F. Lemin Gymnasium. The Nordics (4-3) showed little of the problems resulting in their early-season struggles. “We’ve been ...

Carney-Nadeau volleyball

CARNEY — A pair of long service runs gave the Carney-Nadeau Wolves more than enough momentum Thursday night in a 3-0 (25-4, 25-4, 25-16) volleyball triumph over the Mid Peninsula Wolverines. Talisha McCullough hit 14 straight points in the opener and Alanis Harris began the second set with ...

Broncos upended

HARRIS — Norway held off a fourth quarter Bark River-Harris rally and beat the Broncos 27-22 here Friday. The Knights utilized a balanced offense with quarterback Trey Doda and running back Mitchell LeGrave combining for 200 yards of first half offense and a 13-6 lead at ...

Gladstone’s Aho with world triathlon leaders

ESCANABA — Not everybody gets a chance to participate in a world championship event. Lori Aho of Gladstone, however, earned the opportunity to compete in the Half-Ironman 70.3 World Championship Triathlon near Port Elizabeth, South Africa Sept. 1. She completed the 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile ...

Hebert to defend state golf title

BATH — Scott Hebert returns Monday to defend his championship at the Michigan PGA Section Match Play Championship at Eagle Eye Golf Club. The Escanaba native needed 19 holes to win last year, beating John Seltzer at the 16th section finals, giving Hebert a record-setting 16th Michigan ...

U.P. football scores

Football Escanaba 20, Menominee 12 Sault Ste Marie 14, Gladstone 7 Marquette 21, Kingsford 20 Norway 27, BR-Harris 22 Ishpeming 44, Gwinn 8 Negaunee 40, L’Anse 6 Westwood 46, Hancock 0 Calumet 24, Iron Mountain 0 Houghton 36, Gogebic 0 West Iron 26, Lake L.-Hubbell ...

Esky frosh football

ESCANABA — Desmond Mullen scored four touchdowns here Thursday night to lead the Marquette freshmen football team to a 34-8 conquest of Escanaba. The Redmen also won the season’s first meeting. Mullen had TD runs of 25 and 75 yards to go with two short runs. David Eberhard returned an ...

Bowling results

Wed. Major Miller Lite 59, Elmer’s 58, Caswell’s 56.5, K&K Golf 55, Ernie’s Irish Pub, 43.5, PONSSE 42, Hiawatha Chef 29, Three Generations 17 H.T.G. — Three Generations 1,042 H.T.S. — Three Generations 2,901 H.I.S. — Zach Mark 666 Five high games — Terry Hoffmeyer ...

Jets face big showdown

ESCANABA — Injuries to starting quarterbacks has been a major concern at Escanaba and Gladstone this week. Jared Crow of Gladstone was drilled against Maple City Glen Lake last week and missed the end of the game. Escanaba’s Craig Kamin was likewise belted to the ground but only missed ...

Redettes secure GNC net crown

GLADSTONE — The Marquette Redettes had to wait things out for a bit, but they made it worth their while Wednesday by edging the Menominee Maroons 22-20 for their second straight Great Northern Conference tennis title West Iron County placed third with 15 points and Gladstone took fourth at ...

Brewers reach playoffs, eye NL Central

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fortunately for the Milwaukee Brewers, they didn’t slip up. The Brewers clinched their first playoff spot since 2011 by ensuring at least a spot in the NL wild-card game, helped Wednesday night when a rookie St. Louis pinch-runner suddenly fell on his way to the plate in ...

Gladstone H of F banquet set

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet will be Oct. 20 at the Terrace Bluff Golf Club. Inductees include the late Jerry Smith, Judy Tochterman, R. Troy Carlson, Patti (Trotter) Bruinsma and K.C. Blahnik and the 1978 U.P. boys cross country championship ...

Trio wins scramble

MARQUETTE — Paul Schrader of Escanaba helped win a three-man scramble at Marquette Greywalls Golf Club recently. Schrader teamed with Dave Jahn and Don Savoie of Sault Ste. Marie to finish at 59, with a birdie on the first playoff hole. Jahn is a native of Manistique.

Prep schedule

Today’s games Cross country Manistique, Rapid River at Ishpeming Invitational, 4 Volleyball Big Bay de Noc at Norway, 6 Manistique at Westwood, 7 Gwinn at Gladstone, 7 Rapid River at BR-Harris, 7:15 Mid Pen at Car.-Nadeau, 7:45 Sup. Cent. at N.Dickinson, 7:45 Friday’s ...

Esky spikers sweep Maroons

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eskymos nearly got more than they bargained for Tuesday night as they struggled past the Menominee Maroons 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-22) in a Great Northern Conference volleyball match. Esky trailed much of the third set and was down 17-15 after a passing ...

Unbeaten Knights clip BR-H

NORWAY — Break up the Knights. Norway, which started the season with no wins in two tournaments, swept Bark River-Harris 3-0 (25-18, 26-24, 25-21) to remain unbeaten in Skyline Central Conference volleyball Tuesday. The Knights (5-0), according to veteran coach Steve Andrews, are ...

Yelich does it again as Brewers romp

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milwaukee’s last NL MVP thinks he is about to get some company. Led by Christian Yelich’s silky smooth game, the Brewers are closing in on the playoffs. Yelich homered and drove in a career-high six runs, and surging Milwaukee hurt St. Louis’ postseason chances with ...

Wolves sweep Cougars

EBEN — The Carney-Nadeau Wolves were nearly in top form Tuesday night in a 3-0 (25-6, 25-6, 25-11) volleyball triumph over the Superior Central Cougars. “We played well in all aspects of the game,” said Carney coach Steve Kedsch. “The kids were passing the ball well. Our setters were ...

Braves sweep

ISHPEMING — The Gladstone Braves notched a second volleyball victory in as manyt days Tuesday when they beat Westwood 3-0 here Tuesday night. A night earlier they upset Marquette, also on the road. Megan Crow had 12 kills and seven blocks and Taleise Lawrence had 10 kills and 30 digs to go ...