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Gladstone’s Justin Jurek has been a key pitcher in helping Delta College to the NJCAA Division III World Series.

Gladstone’s Jurek delivers for Delta College

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ESCANABA — Gladstone sophomore Justin Jurek likes to have fun with his baseball coaches at Delta College. He’s been having fun and wanting to pitch ever since he stepped foot on campus at the Saginaw-area junior college. “I’ve always picked on the coaches and asked them, ‘When am I ...

How sweet this tourney is

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HARRIS — Sweetgrass Golf Club has been a highlight on the Symetra Tour since the two groups united in 2011, earning praise from tour officials, players and fans. The tournament, and the golf course, has developed a tremendous national reputation during that union and it was underlined here ...

Munising, BR-H split

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MUNISING — Improved defense helped the Bark River-Harris softball team split a doubleheader Wednesday at Munising. The Broncos made three errors and lost the opener 8-5 before regrouping and winning the nightcap 15-2 in five innings. In Game 1, Paige Welch, Josie Greenfield, Josie Bower and ...

Forest Park golfers win BR-H Invite

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GLADSTONE — Forest Park captured top honors in the Bark River-Harris Invitational Wednesday at Irish Oaks Golf Club. The Trojans scored a winning total of 168 using the Jack & Jill format of a boy-girl tandem. Big Bay de Noc finished second at 187, followed by third-place Mid Peninsula ...

Gladstone golf ties for 1st at Marquette

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Kingsford shared first place with Gladstone and Marquette in a boys golf quad at Pine Grove Country Club. Kingsford, Gladstone and Marquette each shot 188. Iron Mountain was fourth with 202. Marquette was awarded first place based on a 50 shot by the fifth golfer Ethan ...

HOF nominations being accepted

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone High School Hall of Fame Committee is accepting nominations for the 2017 induction until Friday. Athletes must be out of high school for 10 years. Coaches are required to be in charge of a team for five years and the team requirement is 10 years from ...

Gladstone aces

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GLADSTONE — Michael Dewar and Wayne Glahnik each recently recorded a hole-in-one at Gladstone Golf Club. Dewar used a wedge on the 109-yard 17th hole for his first ace in 40 years. Blahnik used a 7-iron on the 147-yard 11th hole for his his first hole in one in league play.

Highland Golden Girls

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ESCANABA—Highland Golden Girls will meet June 5 at 8:30 a.m. at the Highland Golf Club in Escanaba. Golf is at 9 a.m.. All women over 50 are welcome. For more information, contact Donna Erickson (786-9229).

Terrace Bluff men

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GLADSTONE — Dan Derouin and Mike Koster shot 37 in the Wednesday Night Men’s League at Terrace Bluff Golf & Country Club. They were followed by Terry Hoffmeyer and Bob Prins 38 and Mike Sylvester, Ryan Pairolero, Todd Wulf and Ed Terres 39.

Irish Oaks men

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GLADSTONE — Matt Smith, Jr. hit 37, leading the way in the Irish Oaks Men’s League Wednesday. James Smith, Tim Shea and Tom Mitche at 38 and Wayne Arts, Tom Zeni, P.J. Grandchamp and Kyle Marenger 39.

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Golf Mid-Peninsula Conference at Manistique, 10 a.m. Great Northern Conference at Gladstone, 10 a.m. Tennis Great Northern Conference at Kingsford, 11 a.m. Track Great Northern Conference at Menominee, 3 Mid-Peninsula Conference at Iron Mountain, ...

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Detroit’s Jose Iglesias, right, celebrates his two-run home run off Houston Astros relief pitcher Jordan Jankowski with Tyler Collins during the ninth inning Wednesday.

Tigers end losing skid at Houston

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HOUSTON (AP) — It took the Detroit Tigers three games, but they got the offense going again. Jose Iglesias finished a triple shy of the cycle, Ian Kinsler had two hits and scored twice, and Detroit beat the Houston Astros 6-3 Wednesday night to snap a three-game skid. Iglesias, who scored ...

Wagner to return for Michigan

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ANN ARBOR (AP) — Moe Wagner is coming back to Michigan, while D.J. Wilson is staying in the NBA draft. The Wolverines announced both decisions Wednesday. The two standouts said last month they were putting their names in the draft without hiring agents, but Wagner decided to withdraw and ...

Escanaba, Jets split rainy doubleheader

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba baseball team split a doubleheader with North Central Tuesday as the rain came down early and often. The Jets took the first game 1-0 in a pitching duel while the Eskymos took the second game 6-2 as the game was cut short in the top of the fifth inning due to the ...

Soggy sweep for Eskymos

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ESCANABA — Gladstone and Escanaba — two of the best softball programs in the state — enjoy squaring off in competition. Why? “Every time we play, it’s never going to be a blowout,” Esky coach Jamie Segorski said. “It’s always a lot of fun and teaches you how to win close games ...

Rapid River cruises to Skyline title

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RAPID RIVER — Lucas Sundling was feeling a little under the weather during Tuesday’s Skyline Central Conference track meet. That would have been hard to tell by his performance, however, as junior sprinter had a hand in four firsts while helping the Rapid River boys retain their title with ...

Munising rolls to conference championship

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RAPID RIVER — The Peramaki sisters provided a potent 1-2 punch for the Munising girls Tuesday as they ran away with the Skyline Central Conference track title, scoring 163 1/2 points. They were followed by North Dickinson 82, Bark River-Harris 71 1/2 and Mid Peninsula 70. Senior Michaela ...

Marquette favored in GNC track

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ESCANABA — Area track athletes don’t have to be told what they’re up against in Thursday’s Great Northern Conference meet. They’re well aware of the task that lies ahead. Marquette’s girls head to Menominee in quest of their 11th straight GNC title and the boys are after a ...