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Hannahville notches two wins over Beaver Island

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BEAVER ISLAND — The Hannahville volleyball team remained undefeated this season, posting two victories over Beaver Island this weekend. Hannahville (5-0) defeated the Islanders 25-12, 25-18, 25-14 Friday and 25-5, 25-11, 27-25 Saturday. “It’s hard to say who will spark the volleyball ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Girls’ tennis Escanaba at Menominee, 4:30 Volleyball Hannahville at Bay Mills Ojibwe Charter, 2:30 North Dickinson at Big Bay, 6 Rapid River at Munising, 7 Negaunee at Manistique, 7 Escanaba at Gladstone, 7 S. Central at Norway, 7:30 Wednesday’s ...

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Detroit’s Jamal Agnew returns a punt for a touchdown during the second half against the New York Giants Monday night. Agnew’s return broke open the game for the Lions.

Lions roll, Atlanta showdown next

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York Giants 24-10 Monday night. The Lions (2-0) sacked Eli Manning five times and Stafford put ...

Injuries take toll on Pack

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GREEN BAY (AP) — A slew of injuries to key players could leave the Green Bay Packers scrambling this week. And perhaps the week after that, too. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Monday the team’s medical staff was still “trying to get their hands around” the avalanche of injuries that ...

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Escanaba’s Nicole Kamin heads down a straightaway during Saturday’s Marinette Invitational Border Battle. Kamin placed second with a time of 21:24.

Esky girls tops at Marinette, boys 2nd

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MARINETTE — The Escanaba girls’ cross country team enjoyed a moment in the winner’s circle Saturday as it edged two-time defending champion Marinette 69-71 for this year’s Marinette Invitational Border Battle title. Menominee placed third with 84 points. “We had a good week of ...

Broncos, Jets flex football muscles

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KIRKLAND, Ill. — The Bark River-Harris football team played over a six-hour road trip and new opponent Saturday to beat Hiawatha High School 38-14 in non-conference action. The Broncos (3-1) relied on big plays and three interceptions to turn back the Hawks (2-2). “I don’t think the ...

SC’s Walters second at Newberry

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NEWBERRY — It was a solid outing for Superior Central sophomore Danika Walters Saturday as she placed second in the Newberry Invitational cross country meet. St. Ignace’s Hallie Marshall won the 3.1-mile race in 22 minutes, eight seconds, followed by Walters (23:27) and St. Ignace’s ...

Hannahville gets swept

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BEAVER ISLAND — The Hannahville soccer team contineud to struggle last weekend as it fell to the Beaver Island Islanders 7-2 and 12-6 . Hannahville trailed 7-0 just 20 minutes into Saturday’s match while dropping to 0-5 overall. “We had too many people standing around,” said ...

ECC Scramble

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ESCANABA — Joe Quinn shot a -13 to lead the championship flight of the Escanaba Country Club Fall 1-Person Scramble Friday. He was followed by Mark Gauthier Jr. -14 and Scott Lancour -15. Steve VanEnkevort led the first flight with a -10 and Jude VanDamme won the second flight with a -5. ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Girls’ tennis Gladstone at Ishpeming, 3:30 Negaunee at Escanaba, 4 Soccer Grand Marais at Big Bay, 5 Tuesday’s games Girls’ tennis Escanaba at Menominee, 4:30 Volleyball Hannahville at Bay Mills Ojibwe Charter, 2:30 North Dickinson at Big Bay, ...

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Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) walks on the sidelines against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday night in Atlanta. The Falcons won 34-23.

Banged up Packers fall short at Atlanta

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ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime lead on the way to a dominating victory Sunday night. The rematch of last season’s NFC championship game was essentially a repeat: Ryan threw for 252 yards ...

Broncos kick it up a notch

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EBEN —The Bark River-Harris volleyball team was hitting on all cylinders as it took down Superior Central Thursday, winning 25-23, 25-16, 25-16. “Tonight we finally played together as a team so their morale was up,” said BR-H coach Brooke Jorasz. “They were calling their own plays and ...

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Gladstone quarterback Darin Johnson (3) gets sacked by Westwood defenders in Friday’s game. The Patriots limited Johnson’s rushing attack, but he threw two touchdown passes in the Braves 20-12 victory.

Braves win showdown with big plays

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GLADSTONE — Westwood and Gladstone hooked up in a Mid-Peninsula Conference showdown between unbeaten teams Friday night that didn’t disappoint. The Braves relied on three big plays, slowed down Westwood’s potent ground attack and pulled off a 20-12 victory on Veterans Night at Marble ...

Carney-Nadeau clicks, Hannahville tops Big Bay

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RAPID RIVER — Carney-Nadeau continued its impressive volleyball season Thursday night as it swept host Rapid River 3-0. The Wolves started fast with a 25-10 win in the first set, and followed with 25-12 and 25-16 decisions in the last two sets. The Wolves relied on strong serving and had ...

Escanaba’s Isaac Cooper tackles Marquette’s Brendan Kaski in the second quarter Friday at Escanaba.

Big night on ground lifts Eskymos over Marquette

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ESCANABA — Offensive fireworks were in full display at the Escanaba Athletic Field Friday night as the Eskymos gained a 45-28 football victory over the Marquette Redmen. The teams combined for 10 touchdowns, with seven covering at least 30 yards. Esky rushed for 333 yards in its Great ...

Wolves get big win in Wisconsin

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DELAVAN, Wis. — The Carney-Nadeau Wolves traveled a long way to get their second football win of the season. The Wolves made the long trip to face Wisconsin School for the Deaf and came home with a 54-32 nonleague victory Thursday. The school is located in Delavan, about 30 minutes ...

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Rapid River coach Steve Ostrenga talks with his quarterback Brent Lundquist before a play Friday against Ontonagon at Rapid River.

Rockets stay unbeaten, top Glads

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RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River football team pulled out a comeback victory over Ontonagon Friday night 26-22. The Rockets keep on rolling as this marks their fourth straight win to open the season. “I was very proud of my guys as they had a great week of practice,” said Rapid River ...

Highland event

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HYDE — Highland Golf Club will host a membership appreciation golf event Sept. 24. Members should sign up at the bar for the event, which has a 1 p.m shotgun start. The deadline is Sept. 21 and participants are urged to bring a dish to pass.

Emeralds blanked by Hematites

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MANISTIQUE — The Ishpeming football team got the best of Manistique as it shut out the Emeralds Friday night 38-0. “I thought we did a couple of good things tonight,” said Manistique coach Todd Kangas. “We didn’t give up big plays so we made them earn their points. Defensively we ...