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Rapid River volleyball

ST. NICHOLAS — Things began to look promising for Rapid River early in a Division 4 district volleyball final Saturday night. Munising, however, made a strong response in a 3-1 (24-26, 25-7, 25-6, 25-21) triumph over the Rockets. The victory sends the Mustangs to the regional tournament ...

Krause wins Halloween Hustle Run

GLADSTONE — Dylan Krause became a first-time winner Saturday morning, earning top honors in the first Halloween Hustle Run. Krause covered the 3.6-mile course on the Days River Trails in 23 minutes, 37 seconds. He was followed by Ryan Edwardson of Gladstone (24:59) and early leader Lucas ...

Prep schedules – no events Monday, Tues. Nov. 6

Tuesday’s games Volleyball regionals Division 2 At Manistique Kingsley vs. Kingsford, 6:30 Division 3 At Marquette Calumet vs. Manistique, 6:30 Division 4 At Westwood Carney-Nadeau vs. Wakefield-Marenisco, 6 Lake Linden-Hubbell vs. Rapid River or Munising, 7:30 At ...

Pats slip past Pack

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers spent the week telling anyone who asked that the other guy was the better quarterback. In the second matchup between the future Hall of Famers, it was the one with five Super Bowl rings who walked off the field with the victory. Brady ...

Lions get sacked by Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings turned their defensive line loose on Matthew Stafford in a dominant performance that would have made the old Purple People Eaters proud. This unstoppable pass rush was led, predictably, by Danielle Hunter. Hunter had 3 1/2 of Minnesota’s ...

Prep football scores (from Saturday games)

MHSAA PREP FOOTBALL Saturday Division 1 District Final Dearborn Fordson 41, Detroit Cass Tech 14 Division 2 District Final Saline 42, East Kentwood 7 Division 4 District Final Escanaba 14, Alma 13 St. Clair 62, North Branch 29 Division 6 District Final Flint Hamady 47, ...

District spike finals set

ST. NICHOLAS — Munising and Rapid River each advanced to the district final Saturday by taking care of business in the semifinals here Thursday. In the first game of a doubleheader, Munising took down Mid Peninsula 3-0 (25-8, 25-18, 25-19). The Mustangs pounced on the Wolverines early by ...

Sundling, Rockets stop CFFP

RAPID RIVER — Nate Olson completed a 19-yard touchdown pass to Sam Orth with 1:19 remaining to put Rapid River up 40-34 and it held on to beat defending state champion Forest Park to win the eight player Division 2 district final here Friday. Olson eluded a defender and scrambled out of the ...

Esky-Alma three-peat

ESCANABA — It will be just like old home week when Escanaba and Alma meet again in a post-season football game. The teams kickoff at noon Saturday in Alma, the third straight year they have met for the Division 4 district title. Escanaba (8-2) has beaten the Panthers (9-1) the past two ...

Bay women claim debut

MASON CITY, Ia. — Rob Robinson’s debut as Bay College women’s basketball coach was successful Friday as the Norse rallied for a 61-47 victory over Ellsworth Community College. The Norse trailed 37-36 after the third quarter of their season-opener, then outscored Ellsworth 25-10 in the ...

Emeralds win district spike title

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Emeralds extended their volleyball season Thursday topping the Negaunee Miners 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 22-25, 25-12) in a Division 3 district final. “After losing the third set we weren’t going to let them take us to five,” said Emeralds’ coach Amy Nixon. ...

Bay men fall in opener

MASON CITY, Ia. — Frigid shooting in the second half helped spoil the season opening game for the Bay College men’s basketball team here Friday night. The Norse fell 80-59 to Ellsworth Community College in the Konigsmark Klassic. They play again today against North Iowa Area Community ...

Wolves adjust volleyball goals

CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau volleyball program has made another adjustment to its goals for the season. The Wolves, who began the year with hopes of a strong conference season, swept North Dickinson 3-0 (25-23, 25-7, 25-20) for the MHSAA Division 4 District 99 championship here ...

Bilski, Tech shine in loss

GREEN BAY — Michigan Tech’s men’s basketball team turned in a substantial performance here Thursday before falling to Wisconsin-Green Bay 94-74 in an exhibition game. Sophomore Dawson Bilski of Powers North Central led the Huskies with 20 points, hitting 8-of-12 field goals that ...

Prep sked

Today’s game Football 11-player Division 4 district Escanaba at Alma, noon Women’s basketball Bay College at North Iowa, 4 Men’s basketball Bay College at North Iowa, 6 Volleyball district Division 3 Munising vs. Rapid River at Mid Peninsula, 7

Tech stuns EMU

YPSILANTI — It was only an exhibition game, but Michigan Tech picked up an impressive victory here Thursday by surprising Division 1 foe Eastern Michigan 66-61. Sophomore Cassidy Trotter highlighted the upset victory by scoring 20 points, hitting 8-of-11 field goals and all four free throw ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Women’s basketball Bay College vs. Ellsworth at Mason City, Ia., 3 Men’s basketball Bay College vs. Ellsworth at Mason City, Ia., 5 Football Eight-player Division 2 regional Forest Park at Rapid River, 7 Saturday’s game Football 11-player Division 4 ...

Prep football schedule

Football playoffs All times EDT Division 4 Escanaba (8-2) at Alma (9-1), noon Saturday Division 6 Calumet (10-0) at Traverse City St. Francis (10-0), Division 7 Iron Mountain (8-2) at Roscommon (9-1), 6 p.m. Division 8 West Iron County (8-2) at Ishpeming (10-0), 7 ...

Bay men happy to have experience coming back

ESCANABA — Turnover - players, not ball mistakes - is customary for two-year college basketball programs. Bay College is not concerned with that kind of turnover as four starters return to a men’s team that opens its season Friday at the Konigsmark, Iowa, Classic. “The biggest thing ...

Bay women ready for year two

ESCANABA - Year two of Bay College women’s basketball gets underway this weekend competing in Iowa at the Konigsmark Klassic. First-year coach Rob Robinson’s team will play Ellsworth Community College of Iowa Friday in the season opener. Saturday Bay will face national powerhouse and ...