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Brewers to share outs

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The bullpen day has come to October. The Milwaukee Brewers plan to open their first postseason series in seven years with a reliever. Manager Craig Counsell hadn’t decided who would go first when the Brewers host the Colorado Rockies in Game 1 of the NL Division Series on ...

Yelich now stands out in Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — With every home run and big hit, it’s getting more difficult for Christian Yelich to go out in Milwaukee without being recognized. It didn’t stop the potential National League MVP from making a run to the supermarket for groceries, so his mother could make his favorite ...

A-Rod downplays rift with McCarthy

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GREEN BAY (AP) — Following a 22-0 victory over Buffalo last week, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers called the offense “terrible” and was critical of the plan spearheaded by coach Mike McCarthy. On Wednesday, Rodgers downplayed any rift with the man who has been his coach for ...

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Seltzer claims state golf title; Hebert upended BATH — John Seltzer won his second Michigan PGA Match Play golf championship Wednesday. Seltzer defeated Ferris State University golf coach Kyle Wittenbach 2-up at Eagle Eye Golf Club to claim the title. He had lost in the final match ...

Rollicking Rockies roll

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CHICAGO (AP) — Tony Wolters waited and waited as the NL wild-card game went deep into Tuesday night. He stretched a couple of times and tried to figure out when he might get a chance to play. When that opportunity arrived, he was ready. Wolters hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in ...

Cougars force OT to hold off Big Bay

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GARDEN CORNERS — In a match with both teams seeking their first conference win of the season, it was fitting it took overtime to decide the winner here Tuesday. Superior Central prevailed, beating host Big Bay de Noc in five sets, winning the final set in extra fashion 16-14. The back and ...

Borvan, Nordics sweep RR

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RAPID RIVER — The North Dickinson Nordics won a competitive sweep over the Rapid River Rockets here Tuesday. The 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-23) victory spoiled parent’s night for the Rockets. Samantha Borvan was the star of the show for the Nordics, (5-4) with 11 kills and a big night ...

Key block boosts C-N

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CARNEY — Ashlynn Hansen provided the Carney-Nadeau Wolves with a match-winning block Tuesday night, helping them rally past the Munising Mustangs 3-2 (25-27, 25-20, 22-25, 25-15, 15-13) in a key Skyline Central Conference match. “We were down 4-0 right off the bat in the fifth set,” ...

Emeralds gets big VB win

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MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Emeralds put together a solid overall performance Tuesday night in a 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-16) volleyball victory over the Negaunee Miners. “It went well tonight,” said Emeralds’ coach Amy Nixon. “This is definitely a big win for us. Negaunee has a ...

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U.P. Tennis delayed KINGSFORD — The Upper Peninsula Division 1 Girls’ Tennis Finals, scheduled for today, have been postponed to Thursday due to anticipated rainy and windy conditions. The meet starts at 10 a.m. Road races Saturday GLADSTONE — The first MISH Waterfront Fall five and ...

Braves keep right on winning in VB

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GLADSTONE - The Gladstone Braves volleyball team continued their winning ways Monday, sweeping Menominee 3-0. Gladstone (9-2), coming off a solid win last week over Marquette, combined strong serving and team court coverage to beat the Maroons, according to coach Bill Lawrence. “We have ...

Mid Pen rebounds to slip past BR-H spikers

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ST NICHOLAS — Mid Peninsula bounced back from a tough defeat last week by sweeping Bark River-Harris here Monday. The Wolverines took the match 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-23) and jumped out to sizeable leads in the first two games before winning a hard fought struggle in the third. “We ...

U.P. football holds to status quo

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ESCANABA — The high school football poll maintains the status quo again this week as all the expected winners did what was expected. The Upper Peninsula’s only 6-0 teams top each of their respective divisions, Calumet in the Large School, Ishpeming in the Small School and Pickford in ...

Brew Crew celebrates crown

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CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Yelich’s easy smile and champagne-soaked T-shirt said it all. A division title is much more fun than a Triple Crown. Yelich collected three more hits as the Milwaukee Brewers won their first NL Central title since 2011, beating the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Monday in ...

Terrace Bluff golf

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GLADSTONE — A Green Bay trio won the Fall Classic Scramble Sunday at Terrace Bluff Golf and Country Club. Bill Lindmark, Rich Heesaker and Jim O’Keefe shot 59-57 — 116 to win the event. They finished two strokes ahead of Bryan LaChappelle of Crystal Falls and Tod and Scott Bociek of ...

ECC men’s golf

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ESCANABA — The season-ending Escanaba Country Club senior men’s league is Friday, with golf at 10 a.m. and a luncheon after the golf. For details, contact the pro shop (786-4430).

Gladstone, Bruce wins Rapid River XC invite

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RAPID RIVER — it was a tight race for top individual honors in girls’ cross country Saturday as Superior Central junior Danika Walters held off Mid Peninsula sophomore Daisy Englund for the title in the first Rapid River Invitational. Walters covered the 3.1-mile course at Rapid River ...

Cougars drilled in homecoming

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EBEN — This is not the type of homecoming the Superior Central Cougars anticipated. The Cougars struggled the entire afternoon Saturday, dropping a 62-6 eight-player football decision to the second-ranked Engadine Eagles. “This is definitely not what I expected,” said Cougars’ coach ...

Menigoz, Ontonagon upend Wolves

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POWERS — Henry Menigoz scored three touchdowns, including both offensive and defensive scores, leading Ontonagon to a 38-16 victory over Carney-Nadeau Saturday. Ontonagon led 16-0 at halftime on two touchdown runs by Eli Huntzinger and two-point conversions from quarterback Noah ...