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Norse fall in regional final

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BISMARCK, ND. — The Bay College women’s basketball team fell to United Tribes Technical College 80-70 in the NJCAA Region 13 championship game here Sunday. The Norse had a 10-point lead in the first half, but couldn’t hold on. Sophomore Jordan Kraemer scored a school-record 34 points ...

Logano holds off Keselowski at Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski were side by side off the fourth turn, two teammates fighting for the last burst of speed on the final lap at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Logano barely managed to block Keselowski’s move, and the defending NASCAR Cup Series champion hung on ...

Prep schedule

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Tonight’s games Girls’ basketball Division 2 Escanaba at Kingsford, 6 District 3 Manistique at Ishpeming, 7 Division 4 Superior Central vs. Munising at Rapid River, 7 Republic-Mich. at N. Central, 7 Carney-Nad. at Forest Park, 7 Tuesday’s games Boys’ ...

U.P. scores

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Hockey Regional finals Division 2 Houghton 3, Calumet 2 Alpena 4, Cheboygan 0 Women’s basketball United Tribes 80 Bay College 70

NMU icers sweep Tech

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MARQUETTE — Senior goaltender Atte Tolvanen set two school records as Northern Michigan University’s hockey team swept Michigan Tech with a 3-0 victory here Saturday on Senior Night. By starting in goal, Tolvanen set a new school record for games played for a goalie with 133 in his ...

Wykons upend Eskymos

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ESCANABA — The West Iron County girls’ basketball team out-shot the Escanaba Eskymos 60-33 here Thursday. The Eskymos (9-9) struggled in the second quarter, and the second-ranked Wykons took advantage. After a consistent quarter on both sides of the court, West Iron led 35-20 at the end ...

Eskymos capture district title

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GLADSTONE — Escanaba’s boys reaped the benefits of a balanced scoring attack here Friday night, earning their first district basketball title in four years with an 80-62 triumph over the fourth-ranked Gladstone Braves in a Division 2 final. The victory sends the Eskymos (13-8) to the ...

Braves stifle Gwinn

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GLADSTONE — In a defensive struggle, the Gladstone girls’ basketball team found its offense in the fourth quarter to separate from Gwinn. The Braves went on a 7-0 run midway through the final frame to hang on for a 38-33 win in their regular season finale here Thursday night. Trailing ...

Rockets fall to Mustangs

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GARDEN CORNERS — The Munising boys’ basketball team refused to be held down here tonight. In a comeback win, the Mustangs overtook the Rapid River Rockets 53-38 to become Division 4 district champions. The third-ranked Rockets led 25-17 at the beginning of the third quarter. However, the ...

Redmen blank Esky in title game

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MARQUETTE — Doug Garrow earned his 100th career win as head coach of the Marquette varsity hockey team on Tuesday night. Win No. 101 proved to be even sweeter, as the Redmen prevailed 5-0 over Escanaba in the MHSAA Division 2 regional tournament championship game at Lakeview Arena on ...

Castor earns GNC player of year

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ESCANABA — Gladstone’s Reece Castor was named the 2018-19 Great Northern Conference player of the year by the coaches at Friday’s annual awards meeting in Escanaba. Castor, a 6-foot-4 senior point guard and Northern Michigan University commit, averaged 23 points per game this season. ...

Wolves pull away late

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ST. NICHOLAS — Carney-Nadeau’s offense started to click in the second half here Thursday night in a 55-34 basketball triumph over the Mid Peninsula Wolverines. The Wolves took a 23-22 halftime lead on a buzzer-beating 10-foot jump shot by senior forward Layla Blahnik-Thoune, then extended ...

Forest Park ousts Jets

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CRYSTAL FALLS — Forest Park won a game of runs with North Central to win the Division 4 District 99 boys basketball championship Friday at Eddie Chambers Gymnasium. The host Trojans (11-11), with senior point guard Riley Hendrickson converting nine free throws in the final 80 seconds, held ...

Letteriello signs at Bay for softball

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Gladstone senior Morgan Leteriello (center) signed to play softball at Bay College Thursday. Letteriello led the Braves to a Division 3 district championship with a grand slam in a win over Iron Mountain last June. Pictured behind her from left: Gladstone athletic director Andy Jacques, ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Wrestling Individual state tournament at Detroit, TBA Bowling D-2 state finals at Waterford, TBA D-3 state finals at Muskegon, TBA Gymnastics Regional at Grand Rapids, TBA Sunday’s game Women’s basketball Region 13 final Bay College at United Tribes, 4 Monday’s ...

Negaunee cruises past Emeralds

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MANISTIQUE — After a bit of a promising start, the Manistique girls couldn’t keep up with fourth-ranked Negaunee, falling 53-21 in their regular season basketball finale here Thursday night. The Emeralds trailed just 7-6 midway through the first quarter before the Miners finished the ...

U.P. scores

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Boys’ basketball District finals Division 1 Marquette 52, Gaylord 40 Division 2 Escanaba 80, Gladstone 62 Boyne City 54, Kingsley 36 Ludington 35, Cadillac 29 Standish-Sterling 57, Clare 47 Division 3 Negaunee 49, Gwinn 47 Iron Mountain 71, Calumet 41 Division ...

Balance leads BR-H past Nordics

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HARRIS — Some of the Bark River-Harris girls got more playing time than usual here Thursday night in a 55-44 basketball triumph over the North Dickinson Nordics. The victory likely wrapped up the Skyline Central Conference title for the Broncos, who finished their regular season ...

Briefs

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For the record ESCANABA — The Escanaba girls’ jayvee basketball team beat West Iron County 37-35 here Thursday night in its regular season finale. Friday’s edition of the Daily Press stated Esky lost the jayvee game. Road race March 10 ESCANABA — The 35th Annual Slip-Sliding-Away ...

Neville scores career-high in Jets win

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POWERS — In a game that was competitive at halftime, the North Central girls’ basketball team pulled away rather quickly in the second half. The Jets scored 26 points in the third quarter to pull away for a 69-36 triumph over Rapid River in the regular season finale for both teams. Junior ...