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Eskymos roll past rival Braves

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ESCANABA —The Escanaba softball team will head downstate to Ann Arbor this weekend to see how it measures up. For a tune-up, the Eskymos swept rival Gladstone 7-0 and 13-3 Tuesday at Lemerand Park. “We are inching up there and kind of making progress,” Esky coach Jamie Segorski said. ...

Rapid River boys, Stephenson girls claim titles

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­­HARRIS — A balanced effort across the board paid off for the Rapid River boys Tuesday, helping them win the Bark River-Harris Invitational track meet with 178 points. Runner-up North Central scored 84 and third-place Mid Peninsula had 66. The Stephenson girls were crowned champions ...

Esky takes two from Kingsford

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ESCANABA — It may have become little bit of an adventure at times Tuesday, but the Escanaba Eskymos hung on for 9-7 and 3-2 baseball victories over the Kingsford Flivvers at Al Ness Field. The Eskymos led 9-3 after five innings in the opener before Kingsford scored two runs apiece in the ...

Broncos sweep Superior Central in softball

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EBEN — The Bark River softball team is getting hot at the right time of the season. The Broncos swept Superior Central 10-0 and 8-7 Tuesday for their fifth win in the last six games. “We are trying to find our groove before districts,” Broncos’ coach Jen Goodrich said. “We only ...

Riley leads Jets past Stephenson

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POWERS — North Central baseball coach Chad Holle didn’t worry after the Jets’ slow start this season. He figured the Jets would keep improving. And they continued moving forward Tuesday by blanking Stephenson 10-0 in five innings. “Tonight is first time we played a complete ...

Gladstone sweeps Negaunee Invite

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CHAMPION — After a sunny and warm Monday afternoon, the temperature dropped quite a bit on Tuesday in Marquette County, leading to some chilly conditions at the western highlands of the Wawonowin Golf Club. But the cool wind didn’t seem to bother Gladstone as both the Braves’ boys and ...

Munising tops Ems in golf

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MUNISING — Munising picked up a pair of nice victories Tuesday in a dual high school golf meet with Manistique at Pictured Rocks Golf Course. The Mustang boys topped the Emeralds in a close one, 202-206, with Anthony Mattson earning medalist honors with 40. Bailey Masters, Mitchell ...

Esky, Kingsford tie in tennis

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KINGSFORD — Much-improved Kingsford battled Escanaba to a 4-4 tie in boys tennis Tuesday. The Eskymos beat the Flivvers 7-1 last week. Kingsford No. 1 singles Brett Hicks downed Christer Carne 6-3, 7-5. Hicks was down 5-4 in the second set. “Brett showed a lot of heart,” said ...

Ems 4th at Newberry Invite

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NEWBERRY — The Manistique boys placed in 10 events Tuesday, placing fourth among 12 track teams in the Newberry Invitational. “We missed third by only four points,” said Emeralds’ coach Ashlee Eisinger. “It was a great day to have a meet and really helpful to get on the track one ...

Bark River-Harris Invitational track results

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Bark River-Harris Invitational Boys Rapid River 178, North Central 84, Mid Peninsula 66, Stephenson 64, Munising 61, Carney-Nadeau 32, Bark River-Harris 29, Superior Central 4, Hannahville 1. 3200 relay — 1, North Central, 9:16.09; 2. Munising; 3. Stephenson; 4, Rapid River; 5, ...

Prep schedule: Wednesday-Thursday

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Today’s games Tennis Gladstone at Escanaba, 4 Baseball Gladstone at Negaunee (DH), 4 Norway at Superior Central (DH), 4 Marquette at North Central (DH), 4 Softball Marquette at Rapid River (DH), 4 Norway at Superior Central (DH), 4 Thursday’s games Track D-3 regional ...

Gladstone Golf Club Monday men

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GLADSTONE — Joe Quinn carded a 36 to lead the way in the Monday afternoon league at Gladstone Golf Club. He was followed by Harry Gillis 38 and Brent Kallio, Jamie Davison, and Korey Smith 39.

Terrace Bluff Tuesday Women’s League

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GLADSTONE — Amy Stupak shot 43 to lead the Tuesday Women’s League at Terrace Bluff. She was followed by Betty Fleury 46, Mary Johnson and Julie Mayville 47, Caren Salo 48 and Amy Stupak 43.

Irish Oaks ace

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GLADSTONE — Duane Buckland aced the 150-yard 17th hole Monday at Irish Oaks Golf Course. He used a 5-wood for his ace.

Jets stun rival Broncos

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BARK RIVER — The North Central baseball team saved its best for rival Bark River-Harris Monday in a doubleheader. The visiting Jets stunned the Broncos 11-9 in the opener and the teams played to a 5-5 tie in the nightcap. “Tonight’s games are the best offense we’ve put up,” North ...

Esky netters top Redmen

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ESCANABA — There were no Monday blues for the Esky boys’ tennis team as it defeated the visiting Marquette Redmen 7-1. Esky (5-1-2) swept the doubles and won three of the four singles matches. The lone loss came at No. 1 singles, with Marquette’s Alec Olivier defeating Christer Carne ...

Braves get first tennis victory against Gwinn

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone boys’ tennis team registered its first win of the season beating Gwinn 7-1 Monday. The Braves swept all four singles matches led by Sean Holm’s 7-5,6-3 win at No. 1 singles coming back from 4-5 down to win the opening set. “A win is a win, we will take ...

Rapid River sweeps Munising in softball

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RAPID RIVER — Brittany Schwartz fired a two-hitter Monday night as the Rapid River Rockets romped past the Munising Mustangs 18-7 in the second game of a softball doubleheader. Schwartz struck out 10 and walked none in the five-inning contest. “She did pretty good,” said Rockets’ ...

Gladstone tops Maroons for 10th straight victory

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Braves unleashed a 14-hit attack Monday night in a 13-4 baseball triumph over the Menominee Maroons. Menominee grabbed an early 2-0 lead. The Braves then tied the contest in their half of the first inning before adding two runs in the fourth, seven in the fifth and ...

BR-H sweeps Stephenson

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HARRIS — The Bark-River Harris Broncos swept a softball doubleheader Monday beating Stephenson 8-1 and 15-5. BR-H scored runs in all six innings in the opener scoring two in both the first and second frames for an early 4-0 lead keyed by freshman Allison Richer’s two-run ...