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Gladstone’s Owen Hanson leads a fast break against Menominee Friday at Menominee High School.

Gladstone routs Maroons

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MENOMINEE — Gladstone rained on Menominee’s winter homecoming parade to the tune of a 72-35 boys’ basketball victory Friday. The Braves held a 34-15 lead at the half and really pulled away in the third quarter thanks in part to Gladstone sharpshooter Rudy Peterson knocking down four ...

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Escanaba’s Nicole Kamin (4) dribbles around Ishpeming’s Katie Loman in Thursday night’s game. Kamin led the Eskymos with 19 points.

Ishpeming outraces Escanaba to victory

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ESCANABA — There’s nothing like an uptempo fullcourt girls’ basketball game. Like Thursday night at Escanaba High School, where the Eskymos led Ishpeming 40-38 at halftime. “The first half was just a track meet,” Ishpeming coach Ryan Reichel said. “We love that tempo. I thought ...

Esky blows 2nd half lead to Houghton

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HOUGHTON — For the first time since Dec. 10, 2012, the Houghton Gremlins defeated the Escanaba Eskymos. Houghton scored a 60-56 nonconference win over No. 4 Escanaba Friday in Houghton, snapping a nine-game losing streak. Houghton’s Brad Sirard scored a game-high 27 points while ...

Gladstone holds off Gwinn

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone girls’ basketball team got some clutch play from Megan Crow and Taelor Zeise down the stretch to seal a 40-34 victory over Gwinn Thursday night. Crow made a layup with 2:55 left in the game to break a tie. After Tierra Taylor tied the game for Gwinn (8-10), Crow ...

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Winkel, Ems are champs in my book

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GLADSTONE — Not every team can win a state championship. Not every team can win a league title. And not every team can have a winning season. There are teams on the bottom of the ladder, too. Meet Coach Dave Winkel and the Manistique girls’ basketball team. The final buzzer sounded ...

BR-H tops Wolves with strong finish

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CARNEY — The fourth-ranked Bark River-Harris girls reaped the benefits of a strong finish Thursday night in a 57-43 basketball triumph over the Carney-Nadeau Wolves. BR-H led 29-23 at halftime and 41-35 after the third quarter. “It was a ball game until the last three minutes of the ...

BR-H falls to FP, Rapid River rolls past Mid Pen

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CRYSTAL FALLS — The Bark River-Harris boys fell victim to Forest Park’s hot shooting in the third quarter Friday night as they dropped a 61-51 basketball decision to the Trojans. The contest was tied at 20 at halftime. The Trojans, fueled by five 3-point shots, led 43-32 after the third ...

Hannahville soars past Paradise cagers

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HANNAHVILLE — The Hannahville boys’ basketball team started fast and cruised to a 63-30 win against Paradise Thursday night. Fifteen players scored for the Soaring Eagles (6-10), who led 17-12 after one quarter and 33-17 at halftime. Mason Thunder and Franny Kidd each scored eight points ...

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North Dickinson’s Gabriel Johnson (10) defends Carney-Nadeau’s Jacob Kleiman (15) in Friday’s Skyline Central Conference game at Carl F. Lemin Gymnasium.

3-point shooting keys Wolves over Nordics

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FELCH — Carney-Nadeau drained 17 three-point field goals and downed North Dickinson 75-42 in Skyline Central Conference boys basketball Friday at Carl F. Lemin Jr. Gymnasium. Preston Lauscher nailed six threes and finished with 23 points. Jacob Kleiman had five and scored 21 ...

Sports schedule

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Today’s games Basketball NLL tournament at Hannahville, 10:30 a.m. Boys Paradise vs. Grand Marais, 10:30 a.m. Hannahville vs. Bay Mills Ojibwe Charter, noon Paradise/Grand Marais winner vs. Munising Baptist, 4:30 Hannahville-Ojibwe Charter winner vs. Mackinac Island, ...

Gladstone cruises past Manistique

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GLADSTONE — All 11 players scored as the Gladstone girls’ basketball team defeated Manistique 55-33 Friday night. Taelor Zeise led the way with 11 points, followed by Taylor Hunter and Megan Crow with nine points apiece. Kaitlyn Hardwick also had six rebounds, four steals and three ...

U.P. scores

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Girls’ basketball Gladstone 40, Gwinn 34 Ishpeming 73, Escanaba 60 Mid Pen 43, Big Bay de Noc 28 BR-Harris 57, C-N 43 N. Central 69, Rapid River 41 Forest Park 66, N. Dickinson 34 Men. 39, Laona-Wabeno, Wis. 24 Houghton 61, Marquette 55 Calumet 52, West Iron County ...

Bay College sweeps squads at Superior

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SUPERIOR, Wis. — Bay College swept the host UW-Superior JV basketball teams Friday, with the Norse winning the women’s game 71-63 and the men earning a 75-63 victory. Norway’s Jordan Kraemer scored a game-high 30 points with seven rebounds to lead the Norse (13-11). Bark River-Harris’ ...

Holland West Ottawa blanks Escanaba icers

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SAULT STE. MARIE — It was a tough night for the Escanaba Eskymos Friday night as they dropped a 6-0 hockey decisiion to Holland West Ottawa in the Sault Ste. Marie Showcase. The Eskymos trailed 2-0 after the second period. “We made a few mistakes in our defensive zone,” said Esky ...

NC’s Mercier gets 200th win

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POWERS — North Central edged Norway 57-52 in Skyline Central Conference action Friday. The win for North Central (12-4, 6-1) marked the 200th for head coach Adam Mercier. “The former players that we’ve had over the past 12 years, I thank them for having the patience and always keeping ...

Sports schedule

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Today’s games Wrestling Individual regionals D-2 (Esky) at Gaylord, TBA D-3 (Glad) at Kalkaska, TBA D-4 (BR-H, Manistique) at Charlevoix, TBA Competitive cheer District meet D-3 (Esky, Glad) at Shepherd, 4 Basketball NLL tournament at Hannahville Girls Semifinal game, ...

U.P. scores

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Boys’ basketball Gladstone 72, Menominee 35 Houghton 60, Escanaba 56 Ishpeming 67, Manistique 40 Munising 72, Superior Central 55 Rapid River 69, Mid Peninsula 47 Carney-Nadeau 75, North Dickinson 42 Norway 57, North Central 52 Forest Park 61, Bark River-Harris 51 West Iron ...

Deer migration study underway

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ESCANABA — The Discovering television show, airing every Monday evening on WLUC TV6 from Marquette, was started in 1981 by then field reporter Buck Levasseur. His creation came from doing bit reports for the station related to the outdoors, mostly about natural resources management. It grew ...

Anglers reminded of ice shanty removal dates

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LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that mandatory ice shanty removal dates are approaching. Regardless of the date, shanties must be removed as soon as the ice is unable to safely support them. The ice quickly can become unsafe for anglers to retrieve their ...

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The Bugays — Collin (left) and Rich —won The Daily Press Red Zone contest this season and designated their $250 winnings to the Delta Animal Shelter.

Super Bowl pick propels Bugays in contest

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ESCANABA — Rich and Collin Bugay opted for a “Hail Mary” on the last week of the Daily Press Red Zone Report contest. And it paid off for the Bugays, who trailed Dobbers Pasties owner Brad Mantela by one game entering the Super Bowl. The Bugays picked the underdog Philadelphia Eagles, ...