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Firecracker run division winners

GLADSTONE - The Firecracker results summary: Male age divisions winners 10 & under — Franklin Hearney, Park, Ill., 45:16; 11-13 — Drew Hughes, Gladstone, 31:56; 14-16 — Giovanni Mathews, Gladstone, 31:32: 17-19 — Adam Bruce, Gladstone, 27:32; 20-29 — Michael Mauhar, Mills ...

Irish Oaks Tournament results

GLADSTONE - Results from the Irish Oaks senior tournament, couples scramble held July 1. Championship Flight 1st-Bryan and Lynn Burak 63 2nd-Chuck and Debbie Peterson, 70. 3rd-Brian and Sally Erkkila 71. 4th-Mike Eugate and Sharon Pinar, 72. 1st Flight 1st-Jerry Dahlke and Joyce ...

Cubs steal and blasts beat Tigers 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez stole home and Willson Contreras hit a tie-breaking homer and to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Wednesday for their sixth straight victory. Conditions at Wrigley Field favored the longball, with a game-time temperature of 92 degrees, a heat ...

Brewers remain in first, win 3-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Nate Orf hit a solo homer in Milwaukee’s two-run seventh after going hitless in his first seven major league at-bats, helping the Brewers beat the sliding Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Wednesday. Brad Miller homered to right-center off Jose Berrios (8-7) to lead off the bottom ...

Esky is Major Little League champs

NORWAY — Escanaba turned back Kingsford 8-5 to capture the Little League District 10 major (age 12-under) softball championship Monday at Marion Park. Escanaba, after beating three district foes by a combined 30-6 margin, advances to the sectional tournament Saturday at Ironwood. District ...

Student of the game – Lauscher steps away as GHS baseball coach

GLADSTONE — On a Gladstone Little League diamond in 1994, the baseball bug bit Don Lauscher. It infected him. And the passion swelled on a memorable ride over the past 24 years. The journey has come to an end for Lauscher, who resigned from his job as head baseball coach at Gladstone High ...

Esky’s Zuidema named MAHA state hockey coach of the year

ESCANABA — The Michigan Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) will be honoring Escanaba’s Mike Zuidema as the state hockey coach of the year later this month. The prestigious award will be presented to “Coach” Zuidema at the July 14 MAHA awards banquet to be held at the Soaring Eagle ...

Carney hoops

CARNEY - Jacob Brock scored 36 points and Mike Polfus added 26 as Juice Promotions defeated R Place 92-89 in the Carney Summer Basketball League. Keenan Lampinen scored 22 points and Hunter Eichhorn 19 for R Place. Carney defeated North Dickinson 73-59 behind Max Baumler’s 31 points and ...

Cancer Alliance golf outing

ESCANABA — Delta County Cancer Alliance Golf Outing will be held at the Escanaba Country Club on Thursday, July 12. There is an entry fee for the four-person scramble. Entry fee includes green fees, lunch, dinner and event prizes. Lunch will be at noon with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Contact ...

Women’s slowpitch

ESCANABA — Elmer’s Country Market swept a doubleheader over Rapid River Logistics winning 16-2, 15-3 to raise the season record to 11-5. RRL dropped to 0-16 with the losses. Elmer’s nine-run second inning keyed the game one victory. Holly Hereau led Elmer’s with two hits including a ...

Irish Oaks

GLADSTONE — Championship Flight 1st Syd Wells, Judy LaValley, Nancy Alfredson; 2nd Betty LeMire, Karen Walksnice Nelson and Lisa Ponzio; 3rd Karen Wiles, Nancy Mantel and Karen Plaiser. 1st Flight winners - Debbie Peterson, Lynn Burak and Julie Mayville. 2nd Flight Winners - Deanna ...

Gladstone CC

GLADSTONE - Joe Quinn and Larry Bratonia both shot 35 to lead the Gladstone Country Club men’s league front nine only. Followed by Kaley Smith 37, Brent Kallio 38, Joe Kallio and Dale Hongista both with 39. Steve Bratonia shot a 71 to lead the men’s league this week followed by Scott Nerohr ...

Delta County Junior Golf tourney at Terrace Bluff

GLADSTONE - Delta County Junior Tournament results by age division: Boys 15-18 1st Andy Pouliot 90 2nd Hunter Taylor 102 Boys 13-14 1st Rogan Grannulle 44 2nd Clinton Smith 45 3rd Gunner Bourdeau 46 Boys 10-12 1st Shane Wallin 39 2nd Bon LaChance 40 3rd Bryson Lancour ...

Irish Oaks ladies

GLADSTONE — Karen McCorkle shot a 43 to lead the way this week in the Irish Oaks ladies league followed by Holly Canull and Debbie Peterson 44, Sharon Pinar 45, Mary Bergman 46, Robin Schwartz 47, Betty Andrews and Rosie Spindler 48.

Terrace Bluff men

Monday night men’s league scores at Terrace Bluff with four players shooting 38 to lead the way including Bob Dufresne, Glenn Pearson, Jake Sinclair and Terry Huffman. Followed by Steve Delveaux and John Kositzky carding 39.

Escanaba Country Club

ESCANABA - July 8th the ECC hosts a 1-day Noon shotgun senior couples scramble. $80.00 entry fee.Please contact Jeff Rae at the Escanaba Country Club to get signed up 906-786-4430

UPIR vintage night fun for young and old

ESCANABA - UPIR racing fans were entertained by both the old and the new drivers in the Art Richer Memorial Vintage racing special at the U.P. State Fairgrounds Saturday night. On a warm and windy night, the racing stars were shining bright and were enjoyed by a crowd of nearly 1400 ...

Esky’s Neeld conquers U.P. northwoods triathlon field

IRON MOUNTAIN — Escanaba’s Mike Neeld moved up two spots from last year to win the eighth annual UP Northwoods Triathlon at Lake Antoine County Park on Saturday. Neeld, who placed third in the 2017 Olympic Division event, posted the fastest swim (26:11 for 1500 meters) and bike (1:05.43 ...

Escanaba’s Mindy Davenport wins women’s U.P. triathlon

IRON MOUNTAIN - Escanaba’s Mindy Davenport was the women’s Olympic triathlon champion in 3:01.51. She had the fastest swim (35:17) and bike (1:24.46) times. Third-place finisher Stephanie Brule of Iron Mountain had the fastest run time (59:51).

Yooper tournament boys 9-10 final tonight in Esky

ESCANABA - For the first time in 25 years of the boys baseball age 9-10 Yooper Tournament, two Marquette County teams will play for the district title. Marquette will play Negaunee at 6 p.m. at Karl Dickson Field. Sunday rains led to no games played.