GARDEN CORNERS — The Big Bay de Noc girls earned their first basketball victory this season, topping the Manistique Emeralds 46-38 here Saturday.
Holli Stapleton led the Black Bears (1-3) with a season-high 23 points and 13 rebounds. Piper Jones added 10 points and Meagan Yonker collected ...
GARDEN CORNERS — The Manistique Emeralds got a chance to wash away a frustrating game from the night before by whipping Big Bay de Noc 71-47 in a non-conference boys basketball game here Saturday.
The Emeralds, who were belted 74-44 by Ishpeming 24 hours earlier, vaulted to a 17-3 first ...
KALKASKA — The Gladstone wrestlers gained top honors in Saturday’s Kalkaska Invitational, topping the Mancelona Ironmen 46-36 for the title.
Gladstone had a 28-24 lead after Lane Matzke was pinned by Coleton Fredrickson with 10 seconds left in the 112-pound bout.
The Braves then secured ...
MARQUETTE — The Escanaba gymnastic team turned in a strong performance here Friday, finishing second in a quadrangular meet.
Superior 7 won the event with 120.65 points, Esky had 115.2, Negaunee 112.2 and Marquette 108.925.
“I was very excited for all the girls, even if they didn’t ...
MENOMINEE — The Escanaba bowling team picked up a pair of victories at Menominee Saturday. The girls team defeated Ishpeming 31-9 and are 5-0. Dakota Cloutier bowled a 569 series.
The boys B team defeated Gladstone 38-2 to remain undefeated at 5-0. Tony Liss bowled a 511 series.
The boys ...
Engadine at Manistique, ppd
Stephenson at Rapid River, ppd
Manistique at Munising, ppd
Mid Peninsula at Superior Central, ppd
Carney-Nadeau at Big Bay de Noc, ppd, possibly to Tuesday
Menominee at Escanaba, ppd to ...
Escanaba 8, Tawas Area 0
Houghton 7, Novi 3
Calumet 2, Brighton 1
Saginaw Heritage 8, Kingsford 0
Plymouth 9, Sault Ste. Marie 1
Manistique 71, Big Bay 47
Rapid River 61, Mid Pen 44
Brimley 86, Flint Inter. 52
Big Bay 46, Manistique 38
Tech skaters fall
MANKATO, Minn. - A power play goal with 5:36 left to play lifted Mankato State to a 4-2 victory over Michigan Tech here Saturday night, securing a weekend WCHA sweep.
The Mavericks, who won 4-1 Friday night, gpt the game-winner from Charlie Gerard. They added an empty-net ...
WELLS — For the second game in a row, the Escanaba hockey team mercied Tawas Area. The Eskymos won 8-0 here Saturday in a game that was called after the second period.
The Eskymos (6-6) got on the board with an unassisted goal by Grant Wickham 4:48 into the game. Two minutes later, Ayden ...
ST. NICHOLAS — Junior Vincent Micheau tied a school record with eight three-pointers in a game to lead Rapid River past Mid Peninsula 61-44 here Saturday in a Skyline Central Conference boys’ basketball contest. Micheau got hot in the second half, pouring in 18 of his 24 points to help the ...
POWERS — It wasn’t always pretty, but the North Central boys’ basketball team found a way to get it done. The Jets pulled away in the closing minute to upend Stephenson 60-53 here Thursday in a Skyline Central Conference meeting.
The score was tied at 51 after Stephenson’s Joey ...
ALPENA — The Alpena High girls basketball team put together a solid performance to open the new year.
The Wildcats got off to another fast start, found ways to score and were hot from beyond the three point line.
But in the end the result was all too familiar as Alpena failed to put ...
HARRIS — Finding a rhythm on offense was a difficult task for two area boys’ basketball teams Thursday night.
Carney-Nadeau did that just long enough in the third quarter, then hung on for a 46-44 triumph over Bark River-Harris in a physical Skyline Central Conference match-up.
ALPENA — Escanaba’s boys couldn’t stop Chris Derocher Friday night and dropped a 79-67 basketball decision to the Alpena Wildcats.
The 6-foot-6 senior center poured in 42 points and did all the free throw shooting for Alpena, hitting 13-of-18.
“We didn’t have an answer for him all ...
FELCH — Mid Peninsula hung with North Dickinson for half of Thursday night’s Skyline Central Conference basketball game., then fell to the Nordics 60-42.
Mid Pen trailed 24-23 at halftime and 40-29 after the third quarter.
“Their 3-point shooting was the difference,” said Mid Pen ...
GWINN — The Gladstone Braves erupted in the third quarter here Friday night to upend Gwinn 69-49 in a Mid-Peninsula Conference boys basketball game.
The Braves used a 28-5 third frame outburst to secure the victory and snap a four-game losing streak.
Reece Castor led the Braves (3-5 ...
KINGSFORD — Gladstone knocked off Iron Mountain and Kingsford in a high school wrestling quad meet Thursday.
The Braves defeated the Mountaineers, 54-27, and host Flivvers, 51-18. Negaunee lost two matches on the night, falling to Iron Mountain, 48-25, and Kingsford, 42-28.
RAPID RIVER — Junior Kristin Goodacre led a second half surge to lead the Rapid River girls’ basketball team past Superior Central 36-24 in Skyline Central Conference action here Friday.
With the Rockets leading 20-18 midway through the third quarter, Goodacre picked up a steal and score ...
Marquette Invitational, 6
Tawas Area at Escanaba, 7
Escanaba at Alpena, 5:30
Manistique at Negaunee, 7:15
Republic-Michigamme at Mid Peninsula, 7:30
S. Central at Rapid River, 7:30
BR-H at Carney-Nadeau, 8
N. Central ...
NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee High School girls basketball team continued its winning ways on Friday night at Lakeview Memorial Gym, rolling to a 60-17 victory over visiting Manistique.
The Miners received 17 points from senior forward Abby Nelson and 11 from freshman center Alyssa Hill as ...