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Wolves fall

FLORENCE, Wis. — Unbeaten Florence rolled to a 48-6 halftime lead and spilled Carney-Nadeau 62-6 in eight-player football Friday at Landry Field. Joe Walstrom scored four touchdowns and Toby Wheeler threw a scoring pass to Evan Beaster. Kaden Schuls returned a pass interception for a ...

U.P. football scores

11-man football Bark River-Harris 7, Gogebic 6 Marquette 36, Escanaba 35 (OT) Kingsford 33, Gladstone 14 Medford, Wis. 26, Menominee 7 Ishpeming 44, Westwood 36 Iron Mountain 35, Norway 7 Gwinn 22, Hancock 21 Calumet 43, West Iron 6 Houghton 26, Lake Linden-Hubbell ...

Black Bears swept by Trojan spikers

GARDEN CORNERS — Forest Park proved a tough match-up for Big Bay de Noc Thursday night as it handed the Black Bears a 3-0 (25-18, 25-6, 25-12) volleyball loss. “Tonight was definitely a workout for my girls,” said Big Bay coach Angie Paulson. “Forest Park has some height and they can ...

Eichhorn third at Badger invite

ESCANABA - Hunter Eichhorn didn’t waste any time getting back into the groove for the Marquette University golf team. Eichhorn tied for third at the Badger Invite at University Ridge in Verona, Wis. this week, helped Marquette finish fifth in the season opening tournament. Illinois State ...

Irish Oak men

GLADSTONE — Brad Peterson and Matt Smith Jr. had matching 1-under-par 34s Tuesday in Irish Oaks men’s golf league. Fred Breitzman, Don Cousineau, Kevin Vogel and James Smith had 36.

Bay runners make XC debut

EAST LANSING – The Bay Norse cross country teams opened their season here Friday at Michigan State. Four women scored for the Norse, while three runners on the men’s side put up official times. The harriers faced hot and steamy conditions, adding to the difficulty of running in a huge ...

BR-H volleyball

EBEN — The Bark River-Harris Broncos rallied for a 3-1 (22-25, 25-19, 25-21, 25-13) volleyball victory over the Superior Central Cougars Thursday night.

Prep schedule

Today’s games Cross country Bay College at Spartan Invite, TBA Soccer Beaver Island at Hannahville, 5 Mackinac Island at Big Bay, 6 Volleyball Beaver Island at Hannahville, 7 Football Rapid River at Pickford, 7 Escanaba at Marquette, 7 North Central at Ontonagon, ...

Homecoming week kicks off at Gladstone Sunday

GLADSTONE — A powder puff football game Sunday will kick off a week of homecoming festivities at Gladstone High School. The game is at 6 p.m. Sunday at Marble Athletic Field and admission is $3. The homecoming parade will be held Friday at 5:30, with residents on 13th and Minneapolis ...

Bowling

Wed. Major Miller Lite 25, Elmer’s County Market 20, K&K Golf 20, Caswells Barber Shop 19, PONSSE 11, Ernie’s Irish Pub 10, McDonalds 10, Three Generations 5. H.T.G. — Elmer’s County Market 922 H.T.S. — Elmer’s County Market 2,654 H.I.S. — Rick Neumann 639 Five high ...

Prep schedule Saturday – Monday

Today’s games Cross country Gladstone at Holly Invitational, 8 a.m. M&M Invitational at Marinette, 10 a.m. Volleyball Beaver Island at Hannahville, 8:30 a.m. Manistique at Charlevoix Invitational, 9 a.m. Soccer Mackinac Island at Big Bay de Noc, 10 a.m. Beaver Island at ...

Hannahville teams lose

HANNAHVILLE — The Hannahville Soaring Eagles took an early lead, before dropping a 4-1 soccer decision to the Beaver Island Islanders. Joe Larson put Hannahville (0-4) on the board on a 30-foot shot eight minutes into the contest. “We had a lot more shots on goal than we had all ...

Key prep grid games ahead

ESCANABA — A pair of epic confrontations in the Great Northern Conference and a sterling showdown among potent eight-player teams highlights the weekend’s high school football schedule. Escanaba and Gladstone both hit the road Friday for GNC games, with Esky at Marquette High School’s ...

Bay gets XC start

ESCANABA — With their inaugural cross country season under their belts, the Bay College Norse hope to take running to the next level this fall. The Norse, with six women and five men on their roster, open in Friday’s Spartan Invitational at Michigan State University. “We have a little ...

Vikings figure A-Rod will face team Sunday

GREEN BAY (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer isn’t buying it. The Green Bay Packers can say all they want that quarterback Aaron Rodgers is day to day with a knee injury. The two-time NFL MVP will be given the whole week to get ready for Sunday’s game against Minnesota, coach ...

Brewers clip Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Although the Milwaukee Brewers still trail in the NL Central, they believe the pressure has shifted to the first-place Cubs. Curtis Granderson homered, tripled and scored three runs, Lorenzo Cain added three hits and the Brewers beat Chicago 5-1 on Wednesday night to move ...

Gladstone jayvee netters top Esky in scrimmage

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone jayvee girls tennis team upended Escanaba 6-0 in girls tennis here Wednesday. Dan Williams, Gladstone’s JV coach, said “both teams played some great matches and it was a lot of fun to watch.” The meet was just scheduled recently to give the two jayvee teams ...

Mid Pen, Rockets win XC race titles

MANISTIQUE — The Mid Peninsula girls placed five runners among the top nine Wednesday, earning top honors in the Manistique Invitational cross country meet with 28 points. Munising was runner-up. Munising’s Madeleine Peramaki won for the third straight time, covering the 3.1-mile course ...

Cars, attendance rise at Norway

NORWAY - With this racing season in the books Norway Speedway saw a boost in not only fan attendance but also car counts in three of the track’s five weekly divisions in 2018. In a report released Tuesday by Dickinson County Racing Association (DCRA) treasurer Tim Schultz, grandstand ...

Briefs

Highland women HYDE — Denise Porath and Deb Hun shot 47 Wednesday to pace scoring in the Highland Golf Club women’s league. Joyce Land and Lori Johnson had 48 and Anne Madalinski and Berta Good had 49. Prep schedule Today’s games Girls’ tennis Escanaba at Kingsford, ...