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Gladstone sets veterans game

GLADSTONE — Gladstone is preparing for a festive home veterans game Sept. 15 against the Westwood Patriots at 7 p.m. All proceeds will go toward the U.P. Honor Flight. The varsity Braves will wear Digital Camo Jerseys in honor of veterans. There will be a silent auction for the jerseys and ...

High School Football Game of the Week

THE GAME: Forest Park (0-1) at North Central (1-0). WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m. EST, NCHS Jets Field. AT STAKE: Early-season eight-player showdown between last year’s top two teams in the Western Eight. LAST YEAR: North Central won the regular-season game 60-42 and playoff regional 60-50. THE ...

Irish Oaks ladies

GLADSTONE — Karen McCorkle shot 42 in the Irish Oaks Ladies’ League Wednesday. She was followed by Robin Schwartz and Kirsten Vandeville 43, Rosie Spindler and Sally Erkkila 44, Andrea Croasdell 45, Cheryl Kamin and Patti Kivioja 47, Patti Kremers, Amanda Norkoli, Debbie Peterson and ...

Terrace Bluff men

GLADSTONE — Jake Sinclair fired a one-under-par 35 in the Terrace Bluff Men’s League Wednesday, followed by Rick LaFleur 36, Terry Hoffmeyer 37, Mike Maskart, Dan DeRouin and Todd Maki 38 and Zach Mark, Nolan Strom and Mike Sylvester 39.

Golf tournament

HARRIS — The Olson-Pifke Women’s tournament is set for Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. at Sweetgrass Golf Club. Entry deadline is Sept. 15. For details contact Sue Pifke (399-3892).

Prep schedule

Today’s games Cross country Marquette Challenge, noon Girls’ tennis Gladstone at WIC, 4 Volleyball Menominee at Escanaba, 7 Big Bay at Rapid River, 7 Carney-Nadeau at Mid Pen, 7 Manistique at Ishpeming, 7 Gladstone at Westwood, 7:30 Football C-N at N. Dickinson, 7 S. ...

UM releases grid roster on Twitter

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Michigan football roster has finally been revealed to the public. Coach Jim Harbaugh announced it via his Twitter account early Wednesday. The roster drew interest mostly because the school waited so long before releasing it. NJ Advance Media submitted a Freedom Of ...

Badgers set for opener

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Something is different about quarterback Alex Hornibrook at No. 9 Wisconsin. He’s a little calmer and more confident in the huddle going into his sophomore season. There are more two-way conversations about what Hornibrook saw on defense compared to his wideouts. All ...

Verlander lifts Tigers with arm, bat

DENVER (AP) — Justin Verlander felt a little fatigue in the back of his shoulder and called it a day early. Nothing to be concerned about or anything, he said, just the side effects of swinging the bat so well. Verlander struck out nine over six commanding innings and drove in his first ...

Adams starts duties as North Central AD

POWERS — Tony Adams decided to make a career move to North Central High School. Adams recently left his teaching job in Norway and started new duties as the athletic director/elementary principal at North Central. “I think its a great opportunity to get involved in an athletic department ...

Esky, Gladstone play to tie

GLADSTONE — It couldn’t get any closer for the Escanaba and Gladstone girls tennis teams as they split Tuesday 4-4. The Eskymos took all four of the singles matches while the Braves swept the doubles. “Both teams played better than they did last time,” said Esky coach Denny Lueneburg. ...

Modeltowners regroup, defeat Gladstone 3-1

By Ryan Spitza Journal Sports Writer GWINN — Brenna Bruce had eight kills and 12 assists for Gwinn, which overcame a third-set lull before defeating new league foe Gladstone in four sets in a Mid-Peninsula Conference volleyball match held at the Modeltowners gym on Tuesday night. The ...

Norway tops Mid Pen spikers

ST. NICHOLAS — The Mid Peninsula Wolverines couldn’t quite compensate for a slow start Tuesday night as they dropped a 3-2 (25-8, 21-25, 14-25, 25-12, 15-12) volleyball decision to the Norway Knights. “Except for the first set, I’d say we played real well,” said Mid Pen coach Emily ...

Big Bay gets first win

MUNISING — The Big Bay de Noc Black Bears opened the season on a positive note Tuesday night in a 4-2 soccer victory over the Munising Baptist Bobcats. Alex LaLonde led the Black Bears with two goals and an assist. Marcos Hider and Chris Chaperon also scored. Big Bay led 3-2 at halftime. ...

Gladstone Men

GLADSTONE — Kelly Shea’s 70 led the way Monday in the Gladstone Golf Club Men’s League. He was followed by Scott Neurohr 71, Steve Bratonia 73, Greg Mossing and Wayne Marshall 74, Mike Ballard 76, Rich Trombly, Dennis Bratonia and Terry Cartwright 77, Bob Darmogray and Dick Pepin 78, Mark ...

Bowling league

ESCANABA — Thursday Morning Delight will begin bowling Thursday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. at the Bowl-A-Rama in Escanaba. Please call Millie Cummings at 786-8668 and report your intentions. Leave message if no answer.

Cartwright gets ace

GLADSTONE — Terry Cartwright recorded his first hole-in-one Monday, using a 4-iron to ace the 162-yard seventh hole at Gladstone Golf Club.

Highland Men

HYDE — Mark Ray led the Highland Men’s Golf League Tuesday with a 72. He was followed by Mike Brayak 74, Dennis Dittrich 76, John Erickson 77, and Dave Hosking and Jeong Han 78.

Prep schedule

Today’s game Girls’ tennis Munising at Escanaba, 11 a.m. Thursday’s games Cross country Marquette Challenge, noon Girls’ tennis Gladstone at WIC, 4 Volleyball Menominee at Escanaba, 7 Big Bay at Rapid River, 7 Carney-Nadeau at Mid Pen, 7 Manistique at Ishpeming, ...