By Adam Niemi
Daily News Sports Editor
KINGSFORD — Escanaba started off with a fast run and held on to the lead the entire way in a 63-48 Great Northern Conference win against Kingsford on Friday.
Ryan Robinette’s 20 points paced the Eskymos (3-0). Jared Nash cashed in 19 points along ...
ESCANABA — The Marquette girls basketball team got off to a big start and was too much for Escanaba as the Redettes defeated the Eskymos 56-44 Thursday night in a Great Northern Conference matchup.
“It was kind of a microcosm of what’s been happening all year,” said Marquette coach ...
GLADSTONE — It’s amazing nobody dispatched the fire department to Gladstone High School Friday night.
The nets were on fire as Gladstone shot the lights out in an 89-34 Mid-Peninsula Conference contest.
It was no five-alarm situation, but the Braves (2-0, 2-0) shot a sizzling 63 percent ...
ST. NICHOLAS — Logan Heim enjoyed a hot-shooting night Thursday as the Bark River-Harris boys opened their basketball season with a 75-46 triumph over the Mid Peninsula Wolverines.
Heim, who sank 10-of-11 field goals, finished with 26 points in the Skyline Central Conference contest. Ryan ...
RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River girls’ basketball team started fast out the gates and was too much for Superior Central as the Rockets rolled to a 36-21 Skyline Conference victory Friday night.
“We came out and played very well,” said Rapid River coach Mitch Hall. “We got a quick ...
CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau basketball team relied on a balanced attack and lethal outside shooting to defeat visiting North Dickinson 70-19 Thursday night.
The Wolves (1-1) drained 13 shots from behind the arc and rolled to their first win.
“We’ve been shooting a lot of threes,” ...
NORWAY — Norway rallied past Big Bay de Noc 42-40 in Skyline Central Conference girls basketball Friday.
The Knights (2-2, 1-1) trailed 34-29 entering the fourth quarter. They pulled ahead 41-38 in the final minues after a traditional three-point play from Jaclyn Bal and back-to-back ...
GLADSTONE — Senior Madigan Johns scored 23 points to lead the Ishpeming girls to a 53-38 basketball victory at Gladstone in a high school Thursday evening.
Fellow seniors Chloe Sjoholm added 12 points and Mariah Austin 11 as Ishpeming improved to 3-0 in its Mid-Peninsula Conference opener. ...
Mackinac Island at Hannahville, 5
Big Bay de Noc at Norway, 6:30
Carney-Nadeau at Stephenson, 7:30
North Dickinson at Bark River-Harris, 7:30
Republic-Michigamme at Mid Peninsula, 7:30
Superior Central at Rapid River, 7:30
Mackinac Island at Hannahville, 8:30 a.m.
Mackinac Island at Hannahville, 10 a.m.
Manistique at St. Ignace Invitational, 10 a.m.
Escanaba at Bay Port Invitational, 10:15 a.m.
Bark River-Harris at Westwood ...
Rapid River 65, N. Central 43
Bark River-Harris 75, Mid Peninsula 46
Carney-Nadeau 70, North Dickinson 19
Forest Park 60, Big Bay 19
Ironwood 49, Port Wing, Wis. South Shore 38
Wakefield-Marenisco 58, Bessemer 47
Ewen-Trout 73, Hancock 35
Houghton 54, L’Anse ...
Rapid River 36, Superior Central 21
Mid Peninsula 48, Republic-Michigamme 22
Bark River-Harris 63, North Dickinson 58
Hannahville 22, Mackinac Island 19
C-N 51, Stephenson 45
Norway 42, Big Bay de Noc 40
Kingsford 52, Forest Park 35
Negaunee 74, Houghton ...
ESCANABA - Gladstone and the Great Northern Conference are back together after a one-year separation.
Gladstone athletic director Andy Jacques said the Braves were formally accepted back into the GNC during a meeting of league ADs Wednesday in Escanaba. Gladstone will start GNC competition ...
MARQUETTE — For well more than a decade, Levi Wunder had dreamed about playing college hockey.
The 2015 Escanaba High School graduate has turned that dream into reality as a 5-foot-9, 165-pound freshman left wing for the University of Alabama-Huntsville Chargers.
Wunder had an opportunity ...
ALPENA — The Bay College men prevailed in a defensive battle Wednesday night as they posted a 60-52 basketball triumph over Alpena Community College.
“We played a straight man-to-man and packed it in,” said Bay College coach Matt Johnson. “We wanted to key on Michael Stuart. He scored ...
MUNISING — The Munising High School girls basketball team overcame an off-shooting night to defeat Superior Central 56-37 Wednesday night and improve to 4-0.
Kianne Wendt led the Mustangs with 29 points and nine rebounds, while Emma Rondeau had 13 points and nine boards for the Cougars. ...
ESCANABA — The YMCA will host many different basketball programs for youth in January. Little Dunkers will be for coed children ages 4 and 5 years old. It is designed for learning the basic fundamentals of basketball such as shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding, defense, and ...
ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest is set for Saturday at Holy Name School. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. and the contest begins at noon.
The contest is open to all boys and girls ages 8 to 13. Contestants must be at least 8 and no older than 13 as of April 1, ...
Ishpeming at Gladstone, 7:15
Marquette at Escanaba, 7:30
Bark River-Harris at Mid Peninsula, 7:30
North Central at Rapid River, 7:30
Big Bay de Noc at Forest Park, 7:30
North Dickinson at Carney-Nadeau, 8