ESCANABA — The Escanaba freshmen football team completed a three-game sweep of arch-rival Gladstone here Thursday, winning 40-16.
The highlight of the game came on the second half kickoff when Escanaba’s Tyler Lawson returned the ball 88 yards for a touchdown.
The Eskymos scored twice ...
WILSON — The Second Annual Harris Volunteer Fire Department Harvest Run is set for Saturday at 9 a.m. at Getzloff Corn Maze on County Road 551.
Packet pick-up takes place from 7-8:30. Entry fee is $30.
NLL tournament at Beaver Island, TBA
Escanaba at Oconto, Wis., 8
C-N at Stephenson, 7
Gladstone at Iron Mountain, 7
Manistique at Westwood, 7
Bark River-Harris at Gwinn, 7
North Central at Rapid River, 7
ESCANABA — Several Mid-Peninsula Conference schools have applied to join the West PAC, but Gladstone and Manistique aren’t among them.
Six schools from the M-PC — Gwinn, Iron Mountain, Ishpeming, Westwood, Negaunee and Norway — have applied to join the West PAC. If these teams are ...
ESCANABA —After two straight emotional victories, Escanaba is set for a football air attack at Oconto, Wis.
The Eskymos go across state lines for a nonconference game against a pass-happy Blue Devils’ offense. Kickoff is 7 p.m. CST.
“They like to chuck the ball,” Esky coach Dave ...
THE GAME: North Central (4-2) at Rapid River (7-0).
WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
LAST YEAR: North Central won twice, 76-18 in the regular season and 64-0 in the playoffs.
TRENDING: The teams have played 18 times over the past 20 years, with North Central owning an 11-7 advantage. The Jets ...
MUNISING — It was an exciting day for the Mid Peninsula girls’ cross country team Wednesday as it squeezed past Munising 42-43 for the Skyline Central Conference championship.
Third-place Stephenson scored 72 points and Superior Central took fourth at 79.
This marked the first ...
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — On a cool and rainy afternoon during the first week of classes at Centennial High School in this well-to-do Baltimore suburb, about 50 members of the boys’ cross-country team sauntered across the parking lot for their after-school run.
Meanwhile, about 30 kids in ...
ESCANABA — Manistique standout hockey player Tristan Ashbrook has made his college decision and committed to Division I Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, N.Y. for 2018-19.
Ashbrook, 19, is a Manistique native who enjoyed success with the Marquette Electricians and competed in ...
GLADSTONE — The 7th annual Gladstone High School Sports Hall of Fame banquet will take place Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Quality Inn & Suites in Escanaba. Tickets ($25 apiece) can be obtained by calling the GHS athletic office (906-789-8320).
This year’s inductees are K.C. Leisenring ...
ESCANABA — The Escanaba jayvee football team improved to 6-2 by dominating the visiting Oconto Blue Devils 41-0 Tuesday night. Esky’s offense was led by Owen Baribeau, Kyle Krutina and Ethan Silverstone. Key blockers were linemen Garrett Johnson and Jake Burch.
The Eskymos will conclude ...
ESCANABA — The Fourth Annual Escanaba Diehard four-mile run is set for Sunday at 2 p.m. in Ludington Park.
Registration begins at 12:30 near the tennis courts. There is no entry fee. But freewill donations, which are optional, will be accepted.
Ribbons will be awarded to the top three ...
GLADSTONE — The Seventh Annual Bot Trot five-kilometer run/walk is set for Oct. 21 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 ...
GNC meet at Escanaba, 3
M-PC meet at Negaunee, 4
Bark River-Harris at Big Bay, 6
Iron Mountain at Manistique, 7
Westwood at Gladstone, 7
Forest Park at RR, 7:30
S. Central at Munising, 7:30
N. Central at Carney-Nadeau, 8
POWERS — The Stephenson volleyball team made quick work of North Central Tuesday night defeating the Jets 3-0 (25-15, 25-10, 25-10).
“I challenged the girls because we had a tough match last night and we traveled,” said Stephenson coach Sara Johnson. “So I knew coming in they would be ...
By Ryan Stieg
Journal Sports Writer
ISHPEMING — The volleyball match between Gladstone and Ishpeming Tuesday night had everything a fan could ask for.
There were frequent lead changes, good volleys and a back-and-forth fourth set.
All of it made it hard to tell how the match was ...
By Linda Lobeck
Daily News Staff Writer
IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain High School could be playing athletic events as far away as Ironwood after the school applied to join the West PAC.
A decision could come by Oct. 18, athletic director Joe Pontbriand said. Pontbriand said the West PAC ...
MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Emeralds earned a huge volleyball victory Tuesday night, outlasting the Gwinn Modeltowners 3-2 (10-25, 25-16, 25-15, 24-26, 17-15).
Manistique rallied from 10-7 and 14-12 deficits in the final set while improving to 6-4 in the Mid-Peninsula Conference.