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BR-H gets split, SC drops two

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NORWAY — The young Bark River-Harris softball team is earning some respect this season. The Broncos split with host Norway Monday, winning the opener 6-3 and dropping the nightcap 5-3. “It was nice to have a split with them,” BR-H coach Jen Goodrich said. “They are a good ...

Escanaba boys, Kingsford girls win GNC meet

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IRON MOUNTAIN - Kingsford held off Menominee to take a nine-hole Great Northern Conference girls golf meet Monday at Pine Grove Country Club. Haley Gabriel’s 48 led the Flivvers, 209, past Menominee 212, Gladstone 225, Escanaba 231 and Marquette 332. Iron Mountain, 232, of the Mid-Peninsula ...

FP girls, Norway boys win Skyline golf titles

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NORWAY — Forest Park’s senior-driven Trojans and Norway’s young Knights captured Skyline Central Conference golf championships Monday at Oak Crest Golf Course. Forest Park’s girls, with three seniors in the lineup, posted a 474 score to 479 for the host Knights. In the boys meet, ...

Singles lift Braves past Maroons

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GLADSTONE — Three wins in singles were enough to lift the Gladstone Braves to a 4-3 tennis victory over the Menominee Maroons Monday in their regular-season finale. Gladstone’s Dan Pederson beat Cade Fernstrum (6-2, 6-0) in No. 2 singles. Ben Flaminio topped Noah Euevard (6-3, 6-0) at No. ...

Prep schedule: Tuesday-Wednesday

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Today’s games Track Skyline Central Conference at Stephenson, 2 Tennis Escanaba at Marquette, 3:30 Softball Rudyard at Manistique (DH), 4 Escanaba at Gladstone (DH), 4:30 Baseball Bark River-Harris at Escanaba, 5 Gladstone at Rudyard, TBA Wednesday’s ...

Brock gets ace

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GLADSTONE — Dave (Knockers) Brock sank his first hole-in-one Monday at Gladstone Golf Club, using a pitching wedge on the 104-yard No. 17 hole. This marked the third ace in less than 10 days at Gladstone.

Downstate women take golf scramble

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HARRIS — Cheryl Wascher of Pigeon, Mich. and Erma Blakely of Gladwin took medalist honors with a 71 in the Sweetgrass Golf Club Two-Woman Scramble Monday. Nicki Hosking and Rachael Latta of Highland were runners-up at 73, a stroke ahead of Donna Gunville-Wendy Schuelke of Kingsford and ...

Broncos get even with Jets

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HERMANSVILLE — The tables turned for the Bark River-Harris Broncos in their baseball rivalry with North Central, this time on the winning side of a 16-10 slug fest Saturday. Earlier last week, North Central out scored BR-H in a wild 11-9 game as part of a doubleheader. Saturday’s game ...

Top honors in Big East for Eichhorn

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MILWAUKEE, Wis.— Carney-Nadeau’s Hunter Eichhorn completed his freshman golf season at Marquette University being named both the 2017-18 Big East Conference Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year. Eichhorn is the first Big East golfer to earn both honors since Chase Koepka ...

Rockets, Braves runner-up in tourneys

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TAWAS CITY — A three-error second inning hurt Rapid River’s chances on a soggy Saturday as it dropped a 9-7 softball decision to the Boyne City Ramblers in the championship game of the Tawas Area Invitational. Rapid River’s Richelle Vandeville collected three hits and drove in four ...

Escanaba gets DH split at Ashwaubenon

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ASHWAUBENON, Wis. — The Escanaba Eskymo took advantage of 13 walks, posting a 16-6 baseball victory over the Ashwaubenon Jaguars in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday. Ashwaubenon took the nightcap 2-1. The Eskymos collected eight hits and took advantage of 13 walks in the ...

Ishpeming tops Ems

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ISHPEMING — In a Mid-Peninsula Conference game played at Ishpeming Saturday with Manistique as the home team, the Hematites ended the contest after four innings due to the 15-run rule. Ishpeming pitchers Emma Bleau and Kayla Kaukola combined on a no-hitter, totaling eight strikeouts and ...

Green Bay golfers dominate tourney

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GLADSTONE — Green Bay golfers dominated the Terrace Bluff Early Bird Scramble this weekend, taking the top four places in the two-day event. Bill Lindmark and Rich Heesaker shot 121, a comfortable nine strokes ahead of the field. The summary: Championship flight — Lundmark-Heesaker, ...

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, ...