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Terrace Bluff golf

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GLADSTONE — Margie Movalson and Betty Fleury had 45s Tuesday to pace women’s league scoring at Terrace Bluff Golf and Country Club. Wendy Hathaway had 47, and Julie Mayville, Carol Prins and Mary Johnson 48.

Braun boosts Brewers

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CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Braun supplied the power at the plate and Jhoulys Chacin dominated on the mound to give the Milwaukee Brewers the lift they needed to tighten the NL Central race. Braun hit two of Milwaukee’s four homers, Chacin struck out a season-high 10 in seven innings and the ...

Tigers lose to White Sox

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DETROIT (AP) — When a major league player hits his first home run, his team usually needs to negotiate with a fan to get the ball. The Chicago White Sox didn’t have that problem Tuesday night. Ryan LaMarre’s line drive to left field bounced off the top of the bullpen shelter and into ...

Refreshed Tiger roars

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DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire wasn’t going to accept the accolades for a move that made him look like a genius. Gardenhire gave Nicholas Castellanos a rare day off Sunday, and his best hitter rewarded him with the game of his life on Monday night. Castellanos had ...

Rodgers optimistic as he takes the field

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GREEN BAY (AP) — Aaron Rodgers is speaking with a heightened sense of urgency as he enters his 14th NFL season. No critical words from the Green Bay Packers quarterback on Monday, a week after expressing displeasure with the effort from some young players during a portion of ...

U.P. Strongman champions

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CRYSTAL FALLS — Niagara’s Kevin Anderson captured the lightweight division Saturday in the 12th annual UP Strongman Competition at Butler Potato Farm. Anderson scored 20 points in the five-event competition. Runner-up Josh Simmons of Gladstone had 9. Five events comprised this year’s ...

Gladstone golf club

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GLADSTONE — Scott Neurohr set the scoring pace in the Gladstone Golf Club men’s league Monday with a 71. Jim Gibbs had 73, Steve Bratonia 75, Neil Bizeau, Kim Clouse and Wayne Marshall 76, Vic Stock 77 and Bill Swartz, Mark Hager, Gary Bricco, Jim Broman and Gene Folcik 79. In the ...

Tech receives award from military vets

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CHASSELL - The Copper Country Veterans Association presented the Michigan Tech Athletics Department with a plaque for the departments work on Military Appreciation Weekend this past November. Gary Kruzich, Director of Athletic Partnerships and Ticket Sales, represented Tech in accepting the ...

Kleimans retain home streak

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BARK RIVER - The Kleiman streak remains intact at Bark River International Raceway. Cody and Kyle Kleiman haven’t conceded a race at their home track in the last four years after sweeping the Pro Lite races Saturday and Sunday in Lucas Oil Midwest Short Course League off-road racing. Cody ...

Hermansville, Polfus Field Wiffle Ball Tourney

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HERMANSVILLE — A team pulling athletes from three area schools joined forces to win the 7th annual Polfus Field Wiffle Ball tournament Sunday. Adam Cappaert of Bark River, Micah Wilson of Norway and North Central teammates Hunter Riley and Ben Snyder claimed top honors. They beat Joe ...

Lindquist wins, Friday night Norway race

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NORWAY — Bark River’s Tom Lindquist grabbed the lead on lap nine and survived a stiff challenge from Gregg Haese from Francis Creek, Wis. in the final laps to win the Coca Cola super late model feature at Norway Speedway Friday night. The victory was Lindquist’s second of the season as ...

Grand time in Chicago

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CHICAGO (AP) — The celebration was under way by the time David Bote flung his helmet high into the air on his way home. Teammates were already jumping up and down, ready to mob him at the plate. The fans were in a frenzy, too. Nothing like a game-ending grand slam to get the festivities ...

Eichhorn makes it official – wins UPGA men’s championship

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NORWAY — A formality became reality Friday in the 104th UP Golf Association Men’s Championships at Oak Crest Golf Course. Carney’s Hunter Eichhorn, already established as one of the nation’s premier golfers, captured his first UP men’s title by 13 strokes after shooting a two-under ...

Big weekend of racing at Bark River

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43rd Annual Off-Road Rumble Bark River International Speedway Saturday, August 11 - schedule 9-9:45 a.m. Pro Qualifying 9:50 a.m. Opening Ceremonies 10:00 a.m. Formula 4X4 Classix Race 10:35 a.m. Short Course Karts Race 11:10 a.m. Mod Karts Race 11:45 a.m. 1600 Buggy ...

Senior scramble

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NAHMA — A senior two-man scramble golf event will be held Aug. 16 at Nahma Golf Club, with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee is $80 per team. There will be age divisions and cash prizes. For details, contact the pro shop (906-644-2648)

Another year, same OLD sports editor is back

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ESCANABA — Another year and another opportunity to sit at the Daily Press sports desk. The timing is ideal for a third stint at this desk with the upcoming fall sports season already underway with pre-season practices, followed quickly by the regular season. The latest request to fill in ...

Zuidema Coach of the Year trophy

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Dennis Grall | Daily Press Mike Zuidema holds the unique trophy he received recently when he was selected Michigan Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) state coach of the year. Zuidema has been coaching for 44 years at a variety of levels for Escanaba area teams and youngsters. He also helped ...

UPGA golf championship flight and flight winners results

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Final results from the 104th UP Golf Association Men’s Championships at Oak Crest Golf Course in Norway: Championship Flight 267 — Hunter Eichhorn (64-65-68-70 280 — Mark Clements (72-67-71-70) 284 — Gunnar Stein (71-68-73-72) 290 — Ryan Pepin (74-65-75-76) 291 — Nick ...

Bowling

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Thurs. Junior/Senior Team 3 51, Team 1 49, Team 2 48, Team 4 6. H.T.G. - Team 3 352 H.T.S. - Team 3 1009 H.I.S. - Andy Fisher 414, Nate Highsmith 298 Three high games - Boys: Andy Fisher 158, Jordan McIntyre 129, Nate Highsmith 107. Girls: McKenzie Rickel 114, Annelice Rickel ...