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U.P. cage poll

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Here is the weekly girls and boys basketball polls as voted on by a panel of the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association: GIRLS Class ABC 1. St. Ignace (4) 17-0 24 2. Negaunee (1) 17-0 21 3. Marquette 14-3 13 4. ...

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Second-half comeback lifts Norse

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SAULT STE. MARIE — The Bay College men’s basketball team relied on Dre Tuominen’s 37 points and a second-half comeback Monday night in a 92-81 win against the host Lake Superior State University JV squad. The Lakers, who led 47-37 at halftime, owned a 16-point advantage in the second ...

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 North Central’s Chloe Wells (32) blocks a shot by North Dickinson’s Briana Smith (12) Monday in Felch.

Nordics roll past Jets

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By Adam Niemi Daily News Sports Editor FELCH — North Dickinson took control in the first quarter and never relinquished momentum in a 60-45 Skyline Central Conference win over North Central on Monday. The Nordics (8-9, 4-4) took a 9-1 lead in the opening minutes and led 38-20 at ...

Six Escanaba girls in top 16 at U.P. Finals

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MARINETTE — Six Escanaba bowlers reached the top 16 in Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Girls’ Singles Finals. Esky’s Lindsey Juhl (No. 7 seed) defeated Iron Mountain’s Alexis Jacko (10th seed) and eighth-seed Dakota Cloutier topped Marquette’s Kaylee Reader (ninth seed) in the top ...

Soccer clinic set

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ESCANABA — Bay Side Soccer is hosting a free clinic Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Hannahville Ice and Turf Complex. The clinic is open to participants 8 years old through high school ages. Participants do not need any soccer experience. The clinic will include soccer skills, fundamentals and ...

Sports schedule

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Tonight’s games Girls’ basketball Munising Baptist at Hannahville, 5 Forest Park at R. River, 7:30 Hockey Escanaba at Kingsford, 7 Boys’ basketball Munising Baptist at Hannahville, 6:30 C-N at BR-Harris, 7:30 WIC at Escanaba, 7:30 Engadine at Manistique, 7:30 Rapid ...

U.P. scores

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Girls’ basketball Gladstone 51, Escanaba 40 Iron Mountain 55, Manistique 22 C-N 62, Stephenson 40 BR-Harris 68, Norway 28 Rapid River 41, Mid Pen 33 N. Dickinson 60, N. Central 45 Kingsford 60, Menominee 48 F. Park 62, Florence, Wis. 41 WIC 38, Hancock 31 Ishpeming 68, ...

Esky primes for state tournament

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba competitive cheer team used the Eskymo Elks Invitational Saturday as preparation for the upcoming state tournament. Esky was the lone Division 3 squad competing and posted a three-round score of 733.22. “Obviously, there was nobody else in our division and we ...

Five area wrestlers advance to Division 4 regional

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MUNISING — The wrestling season is continuing for five area athletes after they placed among the top four in their weight divisions in Saturday’s Division 4 individual district tournament. Bark River-Harris junior Devin Racicot reached the 215-pound title match where he got pinned in ...

Gladstone, Esky matmen moving on

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ESCANABA — Seven Gladstone wrestlers and four Escanaba grapplers extended their seasons by placing in their respective individual district tournaments downstate Saturday. Gladstone junior Adam Bruce improved to 36-0, taking a major decision (11-1) from Whitehall senior Mitch White in the ...

Avery Bundgaard | Daily Press
Bay College’s Damian Richmond, center, prepares to put up a shot between UW-Fox Valley’s Indy Johal, left, and Jason Gurholt, right, during the first half Saturday at Bay College.

Barnes sparks Bay to win

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ESCANABA — The Bay College mens’ basketball team got a huge performance from Kobi Barnes down low Saturday as it outlasted UW-Fox Valley in overtime 92-86. The Norse (17-10) played through Barnes who would power his way to the rim time and time again to get key buckets scoring a game-high ...

Wolves pull away in 2nd half

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By Stephen Oman soman@eagleherald.com CARNEY — Stephenson and Carney-Nadeau traded blows in the first half, but the Wolves pulled away for a 68-50 win Friday night. The Eagles led 32-30 at the half, but the shots Carney-Nadeau missed in the first half started falling in the ...

Esky falls to Hudsonville

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CHELSEA — Playing catch-up didn’t work out for the Escanaba Eskymos Saturday as they dropped a 3-2 hockey decision to Hudsonville on the final day of the Michigan Public School Showcase. Esky trailed 2-0 early in the contest, but sliced its deficit in half on a goal by Christer Carne late ...

Sports schedule

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Tonight’s games Women’s basketball Bay College at Lake Superior State jayvees, 5:30 Girls’ basketball Escanaba at Gladstone, 7:15 Mid Pen at Rapid River, 7:30 BR-Harris at Norway, 7:30 Manistique at I. Mountain, 7:45 Stephenson at C-N, 8 Men’s basketball Bay College ...

U.P. scores

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Girls’ basketball Negaunee 55, Ishpeming 48 Engadine 61, Newberry 52 St. Ignace 87, Goodrich 56 Hockey Hudsonville 3, Escanaba 2 Marquette 0, Davison 0

Mike Mattson | Daily Press
Escanaba’s Nicole Kamin (4) attacks the basket between Calumet defenders Lea Bjorn (20) and Brooke Kariniemi.

Eskymo cagers turn back Calumet

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba girls’ basketball team can’t seem to shake its Jekyll and Hyde-type play. The Eskymos were quite impressive in the third quarter Thursday night against Calumet. And then they were not-so-impressive in the fourth quarter, but escaped a furious comeback from the ...

Avery Bundgaard | Daily Press
 North Central’s Lucas Dombrowski, right, performs a special hand-shake with teammate Griffin Johnson during team introductions Wednesday against Rapid River.

Dombrowski leads Jets’ attack

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POWERS — When the final buzzer sounded in last year’s boys’ basketball Class D state final, the North Central Jets felt elation finishing off another undefeated season and their third straight championship. That team was well known for its five senior starters that included U.P. ...

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 Gladstone’s Jeff Stenson (32) puts up a shot over Kingsford’s Andrew Mann while Gladstone’s Owen Hanson (30) watches during the first quarter Thursday at Gladstone.

Braves finish off Flivvers

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone boys’ basketball team hit some key free throws down the stretch as it held off a late comeback attempt by Kingsford to win the Great Northern Conference matchup 75-68. Gladstone (10-4, 4-2 GNC) gets a big win as it rushes into a three-way tie atop the league with ...

Fourth-ranked Mustangs roll

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ST. NICHOLAS — Foul trouble took its toll on the Mid Peninsula boys Friday night as they dropped a 62-45 basketball decision to the fourth-ranked Munising Mustangs. The Mustangs led 21-15 after the first quarter and 29-24 at halftime of the Skyline Central Conference match-up. “We got ...