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Sport schedules: Thursday-Friday

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Today’s game Legion baseball State tournament At Menominee Gladstone vs. Trenton, 11 a.m. Bark River vs. Gaylord, 2 Hudson vs. Gladstone or Trenton, 5 Bark River or Gaylord vs. Menominee, 8

Nahma golf

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NAHMA — A four-person scramble to benefit the U.P. Honor Flight will be held Aug. 11 at Nahma Golf Club. Entry fee is $50 per player and hole sponsorships are also available for $50. There will be a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Lunch will be available between the nines. For details, contact the ...

Nahma scramble

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NAHMA — A senior two-man scramble golf tournament will be held Aug. 16 at Nahma Golf Club, with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. There will be age divisions and cash prizes in each flight. Cost is $80 per team. Contact the pro shop (906-644-2648) for reservations or details or go online - ...

Carney hoops

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CARNEY — Luke Terrian hit 29 points Wednesday night as Kingsford posted a 79-49 victory over Stephenson in the Carney Summer Basketball League. Cole Galeazzi scored 21 for the winners. Joe Starzynski and Preston Kuntze had 10 each for Stephenson. Hunter Mattson’s 27 points helped North ...

Bob Iverson

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Dennis Grall | Daily Press A modified stock car driven by Bob Iverson was placed in front of Anderson Funeral Home Wednesday as mourners filed in for services for the fabled “Hyde Hustler.” Iverson, a member of the U.P. Sports Hall of Fame and the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame, died ...

Manistique Ryder Cup

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MANISTIQUE — The Indian Lake Golf Club’s Ryder Cup tournament will be held Aug. 25-26. Entry fee of $170 per team includes Saturday night dinner. Entry deadline is Aug. 17. For details, call the golf course (906-341-5600) or go online at indianlakegolfcourse.com.

Highland women

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HYDE — Denise Porath shot 45 and Sue Pifke 48 in Highland Golf Club women’s league Wednesday. Rain washed out the rest of the league.

Hermansville wiffle ball

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HERMANSVILLE — The seventh annual Polfus Field Wiffle Ball tournament will be held this weekend, with teams from 13 schools represented. Among the entrants will be teams from North Central, Bark River-Harris, Carney-Nadeau, Norway, Escanaba, Kingsford and Gladstone.

Gladstone slowpitch women’s softball

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GLADSTONE — After winning the Gladstone Women’s Slowpitch Softball tournament championship last year, Stewart Manufacturing has not lost this season as it hopes to repeat as tourney champs this weekend. Stewart finished the regular season 22-0 and is the obvious favorite when the ...

Manistique junior golf

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MANISTIQUE — Tyler Bergwall and Evan Anderson won junior golf events at Indian Lake Golf Course July 30 in ages 16-18 and 14-15, respectively. Jordan Mason and Kyle Maki were second in the respective groups.

Esky minor girls in state finals today

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JACKSON - Escanaba will play for the Minor Little League Softball (9-10) state championship today in a rematch against top-seed Georgetown. Esky beat Grosse Pointe 6-4 in the semifinals Tuesday to earn a title game appearance. Georgetown is now 5-0 in the tournament and 19-2 winners earlier ...

Legion old and new

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ESCANABA — The American Legion state baseball tournament is nothing new to the Gladstone Indians. They’re going in as defending champs. This is uncharted territory for the third-year Bark River Buccaneers, who qualified for the first time. Both teams are facing unfamiiar opponents in ...

Nagy falls back in T of C title defense

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BOYNE FALLS — Defending champion Mike Nagy of Manistique fired a 3-under-par 69 Tuesday but still fell back at the Michigan Tournament of Champions at Boyne Mountain Resort. Eric Lilleboe, a mini-tour professional from Okemos, created that separation by posting a 6-under-66 on the Monument ...

Simon accepts coaching spot

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MARINETTE — A former Stephenson High School basketball standout is taking over a new coaching position. Mark Simon has been hired as girls basketball coach at St. Thomas Aquinas (formerly Catholic Central). He replaces the father-son tandem of John and David Corry, who led the Cavaliers the ...

Gladstone GC

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GLADSTONE — Wayne Marshall posted a sizzling 3-under-par 69 Monday to pace scoring in the Gladstone Golf Club men’s 18-hole league. Mark Hager had 74, Kim Clouse 75, Steve Bratonia and Gene Folcik 76, Rich Trombly and Kelly Shea 77, Charlie Creten 78 and Bill Schwartz, Jim Gibbs, Jim ...

Area youth golfers claim titles

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NORWAY — Two Delta County golfers won U.P. Junior Golf Association age-group championships Thursday at Oak Crest Golf Club. Paxton Johnson of Escanaba won the girls 16-18 division with a 5-over-par 79 while Bryson Mercier of Powers took the boys 16-18 division with 78. Payton Dube of ...

Irish Oaks golf

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GLADSTONE — Karen McCorkle posted a 40 Monday in the Irish Oaks Golf Club women’s league. Mary Bergman, Holly Canull and Rosie Spindler 42, Robin Schwartz 44, Sally Erkkila 47, Patti Kivioja, Debbie Peterson and Joyce Beach 48, Sharon Pinar, Amanda Norkoli and Liz Englund 49.

Northern Lights YMCA

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ESCANABA — The YMCA Flag Football Camp begins Monday at the Northern Lights YMCA Field. The program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of Football and will run through Thursday from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Players will receive a YMCA Water Bottle and Certificate at the end of ...

Carney Summer Basketball League

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CARNEY —Dawson Bilski scored 27 points and Trevor Elsberg 25 as R Place defeated Bark River 86-80 in the Carney Summer Basketball League. Leading Bark River in scoring were Tom Granquist with 30 points and Matt Richer 20. Jacob Pulfus scored 18 points and Justin Blonarz scored 11 to lead ...

Highland men’s golf

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HYDE — Mike Brayak was on fire Tuesday in the Highland Golf Club men’s Twilight League, carding a 2-underpar 69. Jim Peltier hit 70, Jeff Lampi and Mark Ray 73, Taren Halfaday 74, Mark Kleiman 76 and Doug Motto 77,