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Run for Joe

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RAPID RIVER — The 11th Annual Run for Joe five-kilometer run is set for May 28 at 9 a.m. Registration takes place 7-8:45 at the Rapid River Lions Club pavilion. Cost is $20 for individual entries. Upper Peninsula Road Runners Club members receive a $2 discount. Families of three or more can ...

Negaunee Invitational tennis results

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Negaunee Invitational at Negaunee, Westwood Team scores: 1. Negaunee 51, 2. West Iron County 48, 3. Westwood 35, 4. Marquette 28, 5. Kingsford 23, 6. Menominee 12, 7. Gwinn 6, 8. Gladstone 5 Championship match results, 3rd-place: SINGLES — No. 1 — Alec Olivier (MQT) def. Luke ...

Prep schedule: Monday-Tuesday

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Today’s games Golf Skyline Central Conference at Norway, 10 a.m. GNC match at Kingsford, 4:30 Tennis Munising at Escanaba, 4 Softball Manistique at Westwood, DH, 4 Superior Central at Munising (DH), 4 Baseball Bark River-Harris at Norway, 4 Kingsford at North Central ...

Late rally lifts Seattle over Tigers

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SEATTLE (AP) — Once Francisco Liriano was finished, the Seattle Mariners finally got started. Mitch Haniger kept Seattle alive with a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning and Jean Segura’s RBI single in the 11th gave the Mariners a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers Sunday. The ...

Mid Pen girls, Rocket boys earn regional titles

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MUNISING — None of the current Mid Peninsula High School girls are old enough to remember when their school last won a track regional. The Mid Pen girls were celebrating a Division 3 championship Thursday, however, which is believed to be their first in 30 years. Mid Pen scored 53 points ...

Jets win boys’ track regional

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FELCH — North Dickinson’s girls and North Central’s boys will enter the UP Track and Field Finals as Division 3 regional champions. The Nordic girls captured their first regional since 2011, collecting 54 points to turn back Stephenson 49.5, Bark River-Harris 28, Forest Park 23.5, ...

Gladstone rolls past Redmen

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GLADSTONE — Parent’s Night for Gladstone Braves baseball was a success Thursday night all the way around with an impressive 12-6 win over the Marquette Redmen. Marquette’s Hunter Doucette hit a two-run second inning home run for a short-lived 2-0 lead before the Braves erupted for five ...

Esky splits 2 games in Ann Arbor

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ANN ARBOR — The Escanaba softball team split its two games Friday in the Ann Arbor Invitational, falling to Clinton 3-2 and beating Dearborn Divine Child 4-1. In the opener, Clinton scored three unearned runs off pitcher Gabi Salo in the fourth inning. Esky scored one run in the first and ...

Big late hit lifts Esky

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MENOMINEE — Courage Krueger’s two-run single in the top of the seventh inning lifted the Escanaba baseball team to a 5-3 win Thursday at Spies Field. The game was tied 3-3 when Krueger delivered his game-winning hit on the first pitch. The Eskymos also received an RBI single from Grant ...

Marquette sweeps titles, 20 area qualifiers for U.P. finals

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MARQUETTE — High school track and field athletes from five Upper Peninsula high schools were running, throwing and jumping for glory on Friday at an MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 1 regional. Hosted by Marquette Senor High School, these athletes were attempting to place in the top four of ...

Braves sweep Modeltowners

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone softball team busted out Thursday night and swept visiting Gwinn 17-2 and 15-0. In the four-inning opener, Lexi Winling pitched two innings, allowing no hits and no walks with three strikeouts. Reliever Maddie Kowalski allowed four hits and two runs with five ...

Eskymos fall

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PESHTIGO, Wis. — Escanaba baseball opened its weekend road trip to Wisconsin with a 6-1 loss Friday night at Peshtigo High. Peshtigo plated six runs on 12 safeties with three players getting two hits each for the winners. Austin Willette took the mound loss for the Eskymos pitching three ...

Eskymos rout Maroons, Braves tie Munising

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MENOMINEE — The Escanaba tennis team captured its second straight lopsided win Thursday with a 7-1 decision against host Menominee. The Eskymos won three of four singles matches and swept the doubles competition. After a 4-4 tie with Kingsford earlier in the week, the Eskymos rolled to wins ...

St. Ignace girls, Ishpeming boys capture regional crowns

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MANISTIQUE — Shelby Misniakiewicz wanted to place in at least one individual event in Friday’s Division 2 regional track meet. She got her wish on this sunny, breezy and seasonably cool day, taking fourh in the 1600-meter run in six minutes, 34.56 seconds. The senior harrier also helped ...

Gladstone girls 2nd at Invite

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MUNISING — The Marquette boys and Munising girls carried the day at the Munising Invitational high school golf meet held at Pictured Rocks Golf Club in Munising on Friday. Led by medalist Tyler Bergwall, the Redmen won by a comfortable 45-stroke margin over runner-up Negaunee. Marquette ...

Prep schedule: Saturday-Monday

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Today’s Games Softball Rapid River at Tawas Area tournament, 8 a.m. Escanaba at Ann Arbor tournament, TBA Superior Central at Posen Invitational, TBA M-PC tournament at Westwood, 10 a.m. Tennis Gladstone at Negaunee Invitational, 9:30 a.m. Baseball Superior Central at Posen ...

Division 1 regional track results

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Division 1 Regional At Marquette GIRLS —1. Marquette 57 1/2, 2. Sault Ste. Marie 57, 3. Menominee 36 1/2, 4. Escanaba 22, 5. Gladstone 14 3,200-meter relay — 1. Sault Ste. Marie (Knowles, Arbic, Hoornstra, Eavou) 10:53.05, 2. Marquette, 3. Escanaba, 4. Gladstone 100 hurdles — 1. ...

Division 2 regional track results

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­­Division 2 regional At Manistique Boys Ishpeming 65, Newberry 45, Stephenson 36, St. Ignace 21 1/2, Manistique 18 1/2, Gwinn 1. 3200 relay — 1, Ishpeming (Giroux, Liimatta, Pruett, Broberg), 8:59.22; 2, Manistique; 3, Newberry; 4, Stephenson. 110 hurdles — 1, Shepard, SI, ...

Division 3 regional track results

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Division 3 Regional At North Dickinson GIRLS — North Dickinson 54, Stephenson 49.5, Bark River-Harris 28, Forest Park 23.5, Carney-Nadeau 18, North Central 9, Watersmeet 5 Pole vault — Alex Neville, NC, 7-6; Hannah Clark, ND; Paige Cappeart, S; Maddie Scarlassara, FP High jump — ...

Esky too much for Gladstone netters

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ESCANABA — It was a clean sweep for the Escanaba Eskymos Wednesday as they posted an 8-0 tennis victory over the Gladstone Braves. No. 1 doubles was very competitive, however, as Esky seniors Addam Claes and Brandon Kangas outlasted Gladstone seniors Sean Holm and Danny Pederson 2-6, 6-1, ...