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Today’s game Football 11-player Division 4 district Escanaba at Alma, noon Women’s basketball Bay College at North Iowa, 4 Men’s basketball Bay College at North Iowa, 6 Volleyball district Division 3 Munising vs. Rapid River at Mid Peninsula, 7

Tech stuns EMU

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YPSILANTI — It was only an exhibition game, but Michigan Tech picked up an impressive victory here Thursday by surprising Division 1 foe Eastern Michigan 66-61. Sophomore Cassidy Trotter highlighted the upset victory by scoring 20 points, hitting 8-of-11 field goals and all four free throw ...

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Today’s games Women’s basketball Bay College vs. Ellsworth at Mason City, Ia., 3 Men’s basketball Bay College vs. Ellsworth at Mason City, Ia., 5 Football Eight-player Division 2 regional Forest Park at Rapid River, 7 Saturday’s game Football 11-player Division 4 ...

Prep football schedule

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Football playoffs All times EDT Division 4 Escanaba (8-2) at Alma (9-1), noon Saturday Division 6 Calumet (10-0) at Traverse City St. Francis (10-0), Division 7 Iron Mountain (8-2) at Roscommon (9-1), 6 p.m. Division 8 West Iron County (8-2) at Ishpeming (10-0), 7 ...

Gun owners donate to Wheeling Sportsmen

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Courtesy photo Delta County Gun Owners members Rodney Maynard, left, and Jim Groos, far right, present a check for $500 to Ken Buckholtz, center, of Wheeling Sportsmen. The organization makes it possible for people to enjoy the sport of hunting and shooting by providing special accommodations ...

Update on CWD in the U.P.

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ESCANABA — Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) was discovered in the the state of Colorado at a captive cervid facility over half a century ago. There has been a long time belief that it was caused by the use of blood meal products introduced into the food of captive cervids to enhance their intake ...

Conservation officer rescues boater from Lake Gogebic waters

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IRONWOOD — On Oct. 22, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Jennifer Hanson received a radio call from the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office — a man was stranded on a sinking boat on Lake Gogebic in the western Upper Peninsula. Hanson arrived at the scene of a ...

Fishing Report

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Little Bay De Noc: Had walleye and smallmouth bass anglers. The best walleye catches were at night in 18 to 40 feet when trolling stick baits from the Gladstone Bay area south to the Escanaba lighthouse. The better bass catches were from the “Black Bottom” to Farmers Dock with plastics or ...

Bay men happy to have experience coming back

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ESCANABA — Turnover - players, not ball mistakes - is customary for two-year college basketball programs. Bay College is not concerned with that kind of turnover as four starters return to a men’s team that opens its season Friday at the Konigsmark, Iowa, Classic. “The biggest thing ...

Bay women ready for year two

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ESCANABA - Year two of Bay College women’s basketball gets underway this weekend competing in Iowa at the Konigsmark Klassic. First-year coach Rob Robinson’s team will play Ellsworth Community College of Iowa Friday in the season opener. Saturday Bay will face national powerhouse and ...

Trojans, Rockets set to clash

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ESCANABA — Rapid River’s offense has been hitting its stride recently. That will need to continue in an eight-player Division 2 regional final Friday when the Rockets host Forest Park. The Rockets knocked off Engadine 20-18 last Friday in the district opener but a new challenge awaits as ...

End of the road

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HOUGHTON - Escanaba volleyball has played and won many five-set matches this season. The Eskymos had another one here Wednesday against Houghton in the district semi-finals, but lost 15-5 in the fifth set to end the season. The Gremlins came back from 2-1 down to win (19-25, 25-19, 11-25, ...

Wolves’ spikers advance to district title

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CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau Wolves continued to roll in the Division 4 district volleyball tournament Wednesday night in a 3-0 (25-21, 25-12, 25-18) triumph over the Forest Park Trojans. “In the second set, we played real well,” said C-N coach Steve Kedsch. “Everything was clicking. We ...

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Tonight’s games Volleyball districts Division 3 Negaunee at Manistique, 7 Division 4 Munising at Mid Peninsula, 6 North Dickinson at Carney-Nadeau, 7 Rapid River vs. Superior Central at Mid Pen, 7:30 Friday’s games Women’s basketball Bay College vs. Ellsworth at Mason ...

Prep football

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Football playoffs All times EDT Division 4 Escanaba (8-2) at Alma (9-1), noon Saturday Division 6 Calumet (10-0) at Traverse City St. Francis (10-0), Division 7 Iron Mountain (8-2) at Roscommon (9-1), 6 p.m. Division 8 West Iron County (8-2) at Ishpeming (10-0), 7 ...

Briefs

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For the record ESCANABA — In yesterday’s Kingsford-Gladstone volleyball story, the Flivvers coach was referred to as Madelynn Kreider. Her correct name is Jaclynn Kreider.

Emeralds advance to district final

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ISHPEMING — The Manistique Emeralds were hitting on nearly all cylinders Wednesday night in a 3-0 (25-8, 25-13, 25-12) volleyball victory over the Westwood Patriots in a Division 3 district match. “I thought we played real well tonight,” said Emeralds’ coach Amy Nixon. “I think we ...

U.P. has another succesful race season despite weather

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ESCANABA — The weather didn’t always cooperate, but Upper Peninsula International Racing Association members believe the 2018 racing season was a success despite the elements. “We fought Mother Nature all year,” said UPIR treasurer Chris Perryman. “We lost four races due to rain. ...

Flivs rebound, bounce Braves

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GLADSTONE — Mental toughness proved to be key for Kingsford in a volleyball district opening win over Gladstone Tuesday. The Flivvers won 3-1 (23-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-16) after falling behind early and losing the first set. “Losing that first set didn’t hurt us,” Flivvers’ coach ...

Bay XC duo will run in national finals

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ESCANABA – Two cross country members from Gladstone are poised to make history as the first student-athletes from Bay College to compete in an NJCAA National Championship. Sophomore Zoie Berg and freshman James Young will compete in Garden City, KS Nov. 10. Berg was the “Most Improved ...