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Esky digs Emeralds

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MANISTIQUE — The Escanaba and Manistique volleyball teams went down to the wire Thursday night with the visiting Eskymos pulling out a 3-2 (22-25, 25-12, 25-14, 17-25, 15-12) victory. “I think both teams played well tonight,” said Emeralds’ coach Amy Nixon. “We kind of stopped ...

Redmen PAT run beats Esky in O.T.

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MARQUETTE — Marquette head coach Dave L’Huillier had an important question on his mind Friday night at the end of his team’s game with rival Escanaba. Do we kick it or go for two? The Redmen had just pulled within a point of rival Escanaba with a touchdown in overtime and the usual ...

Esky, Flivs get net draw

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KINGSFORD — Kingsford and Escanaba each won a pair of singles and doubles matches in a 4-4 girls tennis draw Thursday. The Flivvers played without No. 1 singles Stephanie List (ill). Escanaba No. 1 Heather Bergstrom defeated Karlee Hulkkonen 6-0, 6-2. “Because Escanaba is in both our ...

Terrien returns to help Flivvers throttle Gladstone

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KINGSFORD — Kingsford quarterback Luke Terrian returned to the lineup and the defense created a couple scores as Kingsford downed Gladstone 33-14 in Great Northern Conference football Friday at Flivver Field. The Flivvers (1-3, 1-0) started the season with losses to three standout Wisconsin ...

Highland Senior Winners

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‘Green Jacket’ tournament results were announced at th Highland Golf Club senior men’s tournament banquet. In the front row are Brian Adams, Green Jacket champion with low net and Jim Kroll, medalist with low gross In the back row are flight winners Terry French and Mike Needham (tied ...

Rockets shot down

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PICKFORD - While their running game usually does most of the damage, Pickford showed it can also strike from long range with its passing attack. Junior quarterback Jimmy Storey threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns in the Panthers’ 58-12 win over Rapid River in a Great Lakes Eight East ...

Wolves reject Rockets’ spike rally

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CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau Wolves rejected Rapid River’s comeback effort Thursday night in a 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-23) volleyball triumph over the Rockets. “I thought we played very solid all night, but we missed a couple serves in the third set and Rapid River was serving well,” ...

Wolves fall

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Unbeaten Florence rolled to a 48-6 halftime lead and spilled Carney-Nadeau 62-6 in eight-player football Friday at Landry Field. Joe Walstrom scored four touchdowns and Toby Wheeler threw a scoring pass to Evan Beaster. Kaden Schuls returned a pass interception for a ...

U.P. football scores

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11-man football Bark River-Harris 7, Gogebic 6 Marquette 36, Escanaba 35 (OT) Kingsford 33, Gladstone 14 Medford, Wis. 26, Menominee 7 Ishpeming 44, Westwood 36 Iron Mountain 35, Norway 7 Gwinn 22, Hancock 21 Calumet 43, West Iron 6 Houghton 26, Lake Linden-Hubbell ...

Black Bears swept by Trojan spikers

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GARDEN CORNERS — Forest Park proved a tough match-up for Big Bay de Noc Thursday night as it handed the Black Bears a 3-0 (25-18, 25-6, 25-12) volleyball loss. “Tonight was definitely a workout for my girls,” said Big Bay coach Angie Paulson. “Forest Park has some height and they can ...

Eichhorn third at Badger invite

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ESCANABA - Hunter Eichhorn didn’t waste any time getting back into the groove for the Marquette University golf team. Eichhorn tied for third at the Badger Invite at University Ridge in Verona, Wis. this week, helped Marquette finish fifth in the season opening tournament. Illinois State ...

Irish Oak men

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GLADSTONE — Brad Peterson and Matt Smith Jr. had matching 1-under-par 34s Tuesday in Irish Oaks men’s golf league. Fred Breitzman, Don Cousineau, Kevin Vogel and James Smith had 36.

Bay runners make XC debut

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EAST LANSING – The Bay Norse cross country teams opened their season here Friday at Michigan State. Four women scored for the Norse, while three runners on the men’s side put up official times. The harriers faced hot and steamy conditions, adding to the difficulty of running in a huge ...

BR-H volleyball

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EBEN — The Bark River-Harris Broncos rallied for a 3-1 (22-25, 25-19, 25-21, 25-13) volleyball victory over the Superior Central Cougars Thursday night.

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Cross country Bay College at Spartan Invite, TBA Soccer Beaver Island at Hannahville, 5 Mackinac Island at Big Bay, 6 Volleyball Beaver Island at Hannahville, 7 Football Rapid River at Pickford, 7 Escanaba at Marquette, 7 North Central at Ontonagon, ...

Homecoming week kicks off at Gladstone Sunday

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GLADSTONE — A powder puff football game Sunday will kick off a week of homecoming festivities at Gladstone High School. The game is at 6 p.m. Sunday at Marble Athletic Field and admission is $3. The homecoming parade will be held Friday at 5:30, with residents on 13th and Minneapolis ...

Bowling

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Wed. Major Miller Lite 25, Elmer’s County Market 20, K&K Golf 20, Caswells Barber Shop 19, PONSSE 11, Ernie’s Irish Pub 10, McDonalds 10, Three Generations 5. H.T.G. — Elmer’s County Market 922 H.T.S. — Elmer’s County Market 2,654 H.I.S. — Rick Neumann 639 Five high ...

Prep schedule Saturday – Monday

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Today’s games Cross country Gladstone at Holly Invitational, 8 a.m. M&M Invitational at Marinette, 10 a.m. Volleyball Beaver Island at Hannahville, 8:30 a.m. Manistique at Charlevoix Invitational, 9 a.m. Soccer Mackinac Island at Big Bay de Noc, 10 a.m. Beaver Island at ...

Hannahville teams lose

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HANNAHVILLE — The Hannahville Soaring Eagles took an early lead, before dropping a 4-1 soccer decision to the Beaver Island Islanders. Joe Larson put Hannahville (0-4) on the board on a 30-foot shot eight minutes into the contest. “We had a lot more shots on goal than we had all ...

Column: Help needed from hunters on grouse opener

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ESCANABA — As if there isn’t enough to be concerned about, this year hunters are being asked to again work in concert with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) as cooperators. The difference this year is an added request to monitor wildlife and report issues related to ...