MANISTIQUE — It was a celebration nearly fit for a king last Sunday as the city of Manistique welcomed home its first state champion.
Senior Tanner Gonzalez became the first Manistique wrestler to capture a state title by taking a 5-4 double-overtime decision from Dansville’s Johnathon ...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Andre Drummond had 20 points and 16 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons scored the first 13 points of the fourth quarter before holding on for a 106-101 victory over the injury-plagued Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night.
LeBron James had 29 points, 13 rebounds ...
ESCANABA — It’s March and the Madness has begun.
The high school boys’ and girls’ state basketball tournaments currently are in full swing at the same time. Toss in the end of wrestling, hockey, bowling and competitive cheer and it means your local sports writers are a bit sleep ...
St. Ignace 50, Calumet 47
Forest Park 62, Bark River-Harris 54, 2OT
Engadine 50, Pickford 48
Grayling 51, Sault Ste Marie 48
GARDEN CORNERS — Pat Groleau made a big impact on the Big Bay de Noc school scene and the eastern shore of Delta County.
In a recent game, that impact was memorialized when the high school gym press box was dedicated to Groleau, who died Oct. 28, 2016 en route to watching his grandson play ...
Calumet vs. Fl. Powers, 11 a.m.
Menominee at Gladstone, 7
Bark River-Harris vs. North Central, 8
Gladstone 58, Menominee 43
Negaunee 67, Ishpeming 37
Iron Mountain 53, Westwood 36
Trout Creek 62, Bessemer 60
Dollar Bay 57, Chassell 45
Cedarville 61, Pickford 39
Engadine 78, Brimley 61
At Sault Ste. Marie
Gladstone vs. Grayling, 6
I. Mountain vs. Newberry, 5:30
Calumet vs. Newberry, 7:30
Trout Creek vs. Rapid River, 6
North Central vs. Dollar Bay, 8
At St. ...
ESCANABA — Not this year Escanaba.
After Esky ended the Gladstone boys’ basketball season the past three years, the Braves were determined it wouldn’t happen again.
Gladstone 69, Escanaba 56.
“We’ve been hearing a lot about how hard it is to beat a team three times in a row,” ...
EBEN — It’s been 13 years since the Rapid River boys basketball team won a district title but that drought came to an end Wednesday as it defeated Mid Peninsula 60-50 in a Class D championship.
“It feels amazing,” said Rapid River coach Rich Poma. “I can’t put it into words and I ...
STEPHENSON — Building a large enough cushion proved to be beneficial for the Bark River-Harris boys Wednesday night as they defeated the Stephenson Eagles 68-51 in a Class D district basketball opener.
BR-H appeared to be cruising along when it grabbed a 54-31 advantage on a jump shot from ...
STEPHENSON — North Dickinson’s boys mounted an early challenge, but top-ranked North Central found a way to overcome that in a 70-41 triumph over the Nordics in a Class D district basketball opener.
The victory puts North Central (21-0) in position to go after its fifth straight district ...
SAULT STE. MARIE — The Bink’s Coca-Cola Squirt team of the Escanaba Area Junior Hockey Association finished in first place here last weekend at the Hospice Skating For A Reason Tournament.
Bink’s Coca-Cola kicked off the tournament Friday afternoon with a 6-0 win against SCCU Coop. On ...
NEWBERRY — Three student-athletes from Bark River-Harris recorded strong showings here in last weekend’s U.P. State Power-Lifting Championships.
Leading the way was junior Jaelin Lockwood, who set a meet squat record of 180 pounds in the girls’ 114-pound class.
In the junior varsity ...
ESCANABA — Kris Langlois has resigned his position as varsity competitive cheerleading coach at Escanaba High School.
Langlois was at the helm of the Eskymos the past three seasons. Athletic director Nick Nolde said the position will be posted soon.
“We are so sad to lose Kris for this ...
GLADSTONE — The Sixth Annual Bot Trot five-kilometer run is set for Saturday at 10 a.m at Gladstone High School.
Registration starts at 8:30. Entry fee is $25. For details contact Tim Barron (399-2582) or Kelsey Hagenbusch (280-0866), e-mail to email@example.com or visit the race ...
ESCANABA — The 33rd Annual Slip-Sliding-Away five-mile fun run is reset for Sunday at 2 p.m. at Escanaba High School.
Registration begins at noon in the gym. Entry fee is $3 in advance or $5 on race day. Phone registrations will be accepted until Saturday midnight.
Trophies will be awarded ...
Traverse City 72, Marquette 60
Gladstone 69, Escanaba 56
Menominee 58, Kingsford 48
Negaunee 65, Munising 41
Ishpeming 70, Gwinn 67
Westwood 50, West Iron 48
Iron Mountain 53, Norway 49
Calumet 54, Hancock ...