Local Sports

Mid Pen gets first win at Bears’ expense

ST. NICHOLAS — Something had to give here Monday night with two area boys’ basketball teams in pursuit of their first basketball victory this season. Mid Peninsula prevailed in a 56-41 conquest of Big Bay de Noc, leaving the Black Bears still in search of their first win. “Needless to ...

U.P. cage poll

Boys Division 1-3 1. Iron Mountain (6) 9-0 30 1 2. Marquette 8-2 24 2 3. Negaunee 5-4 16 4 4. Escanaba 6-4 7 - 5. Ironwood 9-0 6 - Others receiving votes: Houghton (6-4) 3, Gladstone (5-5) 2, Westwood (7-3) 2. Division 4 1. Brimley (6) 11-0 30 1 2. Carney-Nadeau 8-3 21 2 3. ...

Rally lifts FP past Broncos

CRYSTAL FALLS — Forest Park rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Bark River-Harris 61-57 in boys basketball Monday at Eddie Chambers Gymnasium. The Trojans (5-4) trailed by three points in the fourth quarter. Forest Park carried an eight-point lead in the fourth period. “The game was ...

YMCA swimmers sparkle

STURGEON BAY, WIS. — Delta County swimmers returned home with five high individual point trophies Saturday from the Door County Hawaiian Meet. The format of the meet was overall high point winners. Individual swimmers accumulated points based on their finishing place, and the top three ...

Cougars snap losing skid

REPUBLIC — The Superior Central boys snapped a five-game losing streak Monday night, earning a 42-38 victory over the Republic-Michigamme Hawks. Superior Central led 32-30 after the third quarter of the non-conference contest. The Hawks stayed in the game by hitting 19-of-22 free throws. ...

U.P. scores

Boys’ basketball Munising 73, Carney-Nadeau 48 Superior Central 42, Republic-Michigamme 38 Mid Peninsula 56, Big Bay de Noc 41 Rapid River 68, North Central 54 Forest Park 61, Bark River-Harris 57 Norway 36, North Dickinson 31 Menominee 47, Stephenson 43 Negaunee 62, Hancock ...

Prep schedule

Boys’ basketball Munising 73, Carney-Nadeau 48 Superior Central 42, Republic-Michigamme 38 Mid Peninsula 56, Big Bay de Noc 41 Rapid River 68, North Central 54 Forest Park 61, Bark River-Harris 57 Norway 36, North Dickinson 31 Menominee 47, Stephenson 43 Negaunee 62, Hancock ...

Braves grapplers back on top

KINGSFORD — Adam Bruce kept the Ray Mariucci Invitational’s most outstanding wrestler award in the Gladstone family Saturday. Bruce, who chalked up three pins to win the 135-pound title, huddled up his teammates after receiving the individual award. He then proceeded to turn over the ...

Esky hockey upended in Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY — An early two-goal cushion wasn’t quite enough for the Escanaba Eskymos Saturday as they dropped a 4-2 hockey decision to Brownstown Woodhaven in the Traverse Bay Area Reps Showcase. Nick Kolich and Aydan Mylander scored for Esky in the opening frame, with Grant Wickham ...

Bucks clip Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, Eric Bledsoe added 24 points and 10 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Hawks 133-114 on Sunday in Mike Budenholzer’s return to Atlanta. Khris Middleton finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds to help the Bucks improve to 30-12, ...

UM routs Northwestern

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Zavier Simpson is Michigan’s gritty point guard, and Jon Teske is the 7-foot-1 center. Together, they anchor the Wolverines’ stellar defense. When they suddenly start making 3-pointers as well, there’s not much an opponent can do. Simpson scored a career-high ...

A good loss for Wolves

MILWAUKEE — The Carney-Nadeau boys basketball team visited Milwaukee Bay View here Saturday, and fell 71-66. The Wolves (8-2) fell behind 16-2 but came back to make it close against a quality opponent. “We got down early but then came back and it was back and forth until the end,” ...

Sneak peak in the pool

MARQUETTE — The Gladstone swim team got a sneak peak at the competition in the upcoming U.P. Finals when they competed in the Marquette Splash and Dash Saturday. This was a short distance meet attended by all the swim teams in the UP, with medals awarded to the top three finishers in each ...

Prep schedule

Tonight’s games Swimming Manistique at Kingsford, 5 Girls’ basketball Menominee at Escanaba, 7:30 Boys’ basketball Big Bay at Mid Peninsula, 7:30 N. Central at Rapid River, 7:30 Munising at Carney-Nadeau, 8 BR-Harris at Forest Park, 8 Tuesday’s ...

U.P. scores

Hockey Brownstown Woodhaven 4, Escanaba 2 Lansing Capitals 4, Sault Ste. Marie 0 Boys’ basketball Milwaukee Bay View 71, Carney-Nadeau 64

Briefs

Milestone win for GB’s Borseth GREEN BAY — Kevin Borseth reached a milestone Saturday night as Wisconsin-Green Bay defeated Youngstown State 60-42 at the Kress Center. Borseth posted his 700th career career coaching victory. In 32 seasons, the native of Bessemer is 700-271 at UWGB, ...

Esky bowlers get a pair of victories

L’ANSE — The Escanaba bowling team won a pair of matches here Saturday. The boys team defeated L’Anse 37-3 to improve to 4-1-1. Hunter Lancour bowled a 576 series and a 224 game. James Peacock added a 571 series. The boys B team won a match against the Escanaba mixed team 34.5-5.5. ...

Esky grapplers trample Braves

ESCANABA — A series of pins gave the Escanaba wrestlers the separation they needed Thursday night in a 47-29 triumph over the Gladstone Braves. The Braves were within 26-17 after the 152-pound match in which junior Cole Hansen defeated junior Noah Weaver by technical fall (16-1) in three ...

Trio lifts Rockets

RAPID RIVER — A three-headed attack and a fast start was the difference the Rapid River girls basketball team here Friday. The Rockets knocked off Big Bay de Noc 54-38 in a Skyline Central Conference game behind excellent play from Kristin Goodacre, Natalie Belanger and Riley ...

Castor sizzles, leads Braves past Flivvers

GLADSTONE — There were great individual performances all over the court, but Gladstone had the better team perfomance in a 77-71 win over Kingsford here Thursday in a Great Northern Conference boys’ basketball game. The Braves overcame a 28-point effort from Luke Terrian and a 25-point ...