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Norway tops Esky for Boys 10-11 title

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ESCANABA — It took extra innings and more than one evening for the Escanaba and Norway age 10-11 boys’ all-stars to settle the score in the District 10 championship baseball game. The teams, however, decided the issue Wednesday as Norway squeezed past Esky 4-3 in eight innings, 24 hours ...

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Kendra Anderson chips on the fairway during the final day of the Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association annual tournament at the Marquette Golf Club Wednesday afternoon.

MSHS grad scrambles to UPLGA title

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By Ryan Stieg Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — The last time the Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association championship tournament was played in Marquette was 2003. That’s when a Marquette Senior High School graduate who had just completed her collegiate career took home the ...

Carney basketball

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CARNEY — The 906ers packed a potent 1-2 scoring punch Wednesday night as it outlasted Team Elite 102-90 in the Carney Summer Basketball League. Ryan Robinette poured in 54 points and Brandon Robinette had 21 for the 906ers. Sam Malnar led Team Elite with 35. Jordan Sodergren had 18. Josh ...

Douglas wins Jr. golf championship

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GLADSTONE — Bryce Douglas shot 69 and cruised to the Delta County Junior Golf Association Championship Tuesday at Irish Oaks Golf Course. He was followed in the Boys 15-18 division by Nate Rousseau, Bryson Mercier and Brett McDonough, who each carded 80. Spencer Boudreau captured the Boys ...

Terrace Bluff men

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GLADSTONE — Tony Pouliot, Doug Beauchamp and Rick LaFleur hit even par 36 in the Terrace Bluff Men’s League Wednesday. Todd Wulf, Trent Stupak and DeRouin had 39.

Elmer’s keeps rolling

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GLADSTONE — Elmer’s County Market continued to roll Wednesday night as it cruised to 10-0 and 14-0 victories over Mugshots/Roam in the Women’s Slowpitch Softball League. Kelley Spettel and Brenda Madden had two hits each for Elmer’s. Mugshots failed to hit in the opener, which was ...

Area schedule

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Today’s games Legion baseball Zone tournament At Hancock Gladstone vs. Negaunee, 11 Ishpeming vs. Menominee, 2 Escanaba vs. S. Ste Marie, 4:30 Marquette vs. C. Country, 7 Friday’s games Little League baseball State tournament At Gladstone Howes Family Field St. ...

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Norway’s Ian Popp slides into second base as Escanaba’s Bon LaChance applies the tag and teammate Eli Gardner looks on. Popp was called out by umpire Johnny Schlenvogt on the play in the top of the fourth inning of the District 10 Little League 11U All-Stars game at Dickson Field.

11U thriller to be continued

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ESCANABA — Norway and Escanaba are determined to battle to the final out in the District 10 Little League 11U State Tournament championship game. The teams played to a 3-3 tie through six innings Tuesday night at Dickson Field when the game was suspended due to darkness. Play will resume ...

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Escanaba’s Lennox Peacock delivers a pitch against Norway Tuesday at Norway during the Little League Minors District 10 tournament.

Norway rallies for 3 in 6th to beat Esky

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By Adam Niemi Daily News Sports Editor NORWAY — After scoring two runs in the sixth, Norway beat Escanaba 9-8 in a controversial ending in a Little League Minors District 10 tournament game on Tuesday night. With runners on second and third with two outs, Norway’s AJ Gallino was down to ...

Cubs, Indians get ready for zone tourney

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ESCANABA — The Gladstone Indians hope to pick up where they left off and the Escanaba Cubs hope to bounce back in the American Legion Class A zone baseball tournament, which starts Thursday at Finlandia University in Hancock. Gladstone is fresh from Monday’s 10-0 victory in six innings ...

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Paxton Johnson of Escanaba chips on the fairway during day 3 of the Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association annual tournament at the Marquette Golf Club Tuesday afternoon.

Youth will be served

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By Steve Brownlee Mining Journal Sports Editor MARQUETTE — Each of the two days of match play has had a theme in championship flight of the 91st edition of the Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association championship tournament. On Monday, the cream rose to the top as all eight of the top ...

GGC Men’s League

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GLADSTONE — Mark Hager and Wayne Marshall each shot 73 to lead the Monday Men’s League at Gladstone Golf Club. They were followed by Jim Gibbs and Steve Bratonia 76, Dick Pepin and Tom McLaughlin 77, Kelly Shea, Bob VanDamme and Gary Micheau 79. In the afternoon league, Nathan Rousseau’s ...

Highland men

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HYDE — Jeff Lampi and Mark Ray led the way in the HIghland Golf Club Men’s Twilight League Wednesday, each hitting 72. They were followed by Andy Peltier 73, P.J. Grandchamp 74, Dennis Dittrich and Doug Motto 76, Mike Brayak 77 and Scott Linder and Jim Peltier 79.

Area schedule

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Today’s games Little League baseball Age 10-11 District 10 At Dickson Field, Escanaba Norway vs. Escanaba, 6:30 Norway vs. Escanaba, TBA (if needed) Thursday’s games Legion baseball Zone tournament At Hancock Gladstone vs. Negaunee, 11 Ishpeming vs. Menominee, ...

Legion baseball

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Class A American Legion zone tournament At Finlandia University, Hancock Thursday 11:30 a.m. — Gladstone vs. Negaunee 2 p.m. — Ishpeming vs. Menominee 4:30 — Escanaba vs. Sault Ste. Marie 7 — Marquette vs. Copper Country Friday 11:30 a.m. — Ishpeming-Menominee loser ...

Gladstone Celebration

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ESCANABA — After playing five days in a row, the Gladstone Minor Girls’ Little League All-Stars (age 9-10) are taking a break from softball today. They’re enjoying a day off from practice after earning an 8-4 triumph over Escanaba in the District 10 championship game Monday night at ...

Errors hurt Esky in Major quarterfinals loss

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ST. CLAIR — Five errors proved costly for Escanaba as it lost a 9-4 decision Monday to host St. Clair in the Little League Major Girls Softball State Tournament. “We kind of beat ourselves with errors,” Esky coach Todd Milkiewicz said about his team’s uncharacteristic defensive play in ...

Esky 11U squad routs Kingsford

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba Little League Boys (11U) baseball team got the bats going early and often Monday night as it defeated Kingsford 15-3 in District 10 action at Dickson Field. Esky allowing three runs in the first inning and tightened up. “We played good defense today,” said Esky ...