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Munising defeats Gladstone

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GLADSTONE — Strong singles play couldn’t carry the Gladstone tennis team Friday as visiting Munising claimed a 5-3 victory. The Braves won three of the four singles matches. Alec Miron at No. 1, Sean Holm at No. 3 and Ben Flaminio at No. 3 all posted victories for Gladstone. Holm’s ...

Anderson ace

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GLADSTONE — Brian “The Winger” Anderson recorded a hole-in-one on the 104-yard 17th hole at Gladstone Golf Club. He used a pitching wedge for his second career ace.

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Quigley named Gladstone boys basketball coach

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GLADSTONE — Dane Quigley has been named the new boys’ varsity basketball coach at Gladstone High School. Athletic Director Andy Jacques said Quigley was hired Wednesday after the search process was completed. Quigley has served as the Braves’ junior varsity coach the past seven years and ...

Late surge lifts Braves over Miners

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NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee baseball team had to literally try to ride out the storm Wednesday afternoon as they tried to play a doubleheader with Gladstone. Unfortunately, the Miners couldn’t outlast either the weather nor the Braves offense as Gladstone rallied for an 11-5 win. The second ...

Marquette heads field in regional

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ESCANABA — Area track teams face a formidable task as they enter Friday’s Division 1 regional meet at Escanaba High School. The Marquette teams, based on season-long results, come in as favorites. Joining them and the host Eskymos are Gladstone, Sault Ste. Marie and ...

DCJGA schedule

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Here is the Delta County Junior Golf Assocation schedule of events available to all golfers ages 9-18 currently in school: June 13 — Irish Oaks; June 19 — Terrace Bluff; June 26 — ECC; July 6 — Gladstone; July 10 — Highland; July 18— Irish Oaks. Registration forms are available ...

Terrace Bluff

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Leading scores in the Terrace Bluff Golf Club Ladies League are Betty Fleury 41, Mel Beauchamp 45, Mary Johnson 46, Geri Nelson 46, Amy Stupak 46, Jane Kleiman 47, Christine Nelson 47, Julie Mayville 48, Margie Movalson 48, Kelly Hammersmith 48.

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Track Division 3 regional at Rapid River, 2 Softball Menominee at Gladstone, TBA Tennis Menominee at Escanaba, 4 Friday’s games Golf Munising Invitational, 10 a.m. Track Division 2 regional (Manistique) at St. Ignace, 2 Division 3 regional at North ...

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Detroit’s Tyler Collins watches his three-run home run to right field during the fifth inning Wednesday against the Baltimore Orioles in Detroit.

Collins sparks Tigers

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DETROIT — Hitless in his last 30 at-bats, Tyler Collins finally snapped that long skid and was rewarded for his patience. Collins hit two home runs, and the Detroit Tigers held off the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 Wednesday night. After leaving the bases loaded twice in extra innings in a loss ...

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LeBron James scored 38 points to help lift Cleveland to victory against Boston.

LeBron leads Cavs past Celtics in Game 1

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BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James embarrassed every defender Boston threw at him and the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up where they left off following a long layoff, rolling to a 117-104 victory over the Celtics on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. James had 38 points, 9 ...

Sweet softball sweep

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GLADSTONE — Both teams couldn’t get much going early in both games as the Escanaba softball team swept Gladstone in a doubleheader Tuesday. Both sides struggled on offense before Escanaba pulled away towards the end of both games winning 4-3, 6-2. “Those are the kind of games you want ...

Eskymos suffer two late defeats

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KINGSFORD — Escanaba came as close to sweeping a doubleheader as a team could get, yet lost both games to Kingsford on Tuesday. Escanaba held a 1-0 lead going into the final inning of the second game before Kingsford’s Guy Barrows ended the game with a three-run walkoff homer for a 3-1 ...

Rapid River soars to title at invitational

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HARRIS — Junior Luke Gustafson continued to scale new heights Tuesday while helping the Rapid River boys capture the Bark River-Harris Invitational track title. The Rockets scored 202 1/2 points, followed by North Central 111 and Stephenson 78. Munising was crowned girls’ champion at 168, ...

Kingsford too much for Esky

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ESCANABA — Kingsford seems to have the Escanaba tennis team’s number in dual matches. After defeating the Eskymos 5-3 last week, the Flivvers recorded another 5-3 win Tuesday against the host Eskymos. “Overall, I was hoping to do better, but I saw some improvement in some of the guys ...

Area teams gear up for regionals

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RAPID RIVER — A pair of area girls’ track teams are bracing themselves for what may be a tight race for the title in Thursday’s Division 3 regional at Rapid River. The meet begins with field events at 2 p.m. Running events start at 2:30. Also entered are Bark River-Harris, Mid ...

Kleimans get trophies

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JOLIET, Ill. — Cody and Kyle Kleiman, brothers and professional drivers, captured trophies last weekend in The Off-Road Championship (TORC) Chicagoland Slam event. Cody Kleiman finished third in Round One and sixth in Round Two, while Kyle Kleiman placed sixth in Round One and first in Round ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Golf Bark River-Harris Invitational at Irish Oaks, 11 a.m. Tennis Escanaba at Gladstone, 4 Baseball Gladstone at Negaunee (DH), 4 Norway at S. Central (DH), 4 Gladstone jayvees at Bark River-Harris, 4 Softball R. River at Marquette (DH), 4 Manistique at ...

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North Central’s Dawson Bilski delivers a pitch against rival Bark River-Harris Monday at Hermansville. Bilski threw a no-hitter in the Jets’ 6-0 victory.

‘No-no’ for Jets’ Bilski

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HERMANSVILLE — Dawson Bilski was on top of his game Monday as he pitched a no-hitter for North Central as it rolled over Bark River-Harris 6-0. “It’s a good feeling,” said Bilski. “I had good defense behind me. My arm was feeling great today.” Bilski’s one blemish came in the ...

Esky girls, Braves’ boys roll to track wins

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GLADSTONE — The Escanaba girls had depth to spare Monday as they won a quadrangular track meet with 113 points. They were followed by Menominee 51, Gladstone 46 and Mid Peninsula 35. Gladstone’s boys won with 98 1/2 points, followed by Esky 78 1/2, Menominee 47 and Mid Pen 27. The Esky ...