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Eskymos fall

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PESHTIGO, Wis. — Escanaba baseball opened its weekend road trip to Wisconsin with a 6-1 loss Friday night at Peshtigo High. Peshtigo plated six runs on 12 safeties with three players getting two hits each for the winners. Austin Willette took the mound loss for the Eskymos pitching three ...

Eskymos rout Maroons, Braves tie Munising

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MENOMINEE — The Escanaba tennis team captured its second straight lopsided win Thursday with a 7-1 decision against host Menominee. The Eskymos won three of four singles matches and swept the doubles competition. After a 4-4 tie with Kingsford earlier in the week, the Eskymos rolled to wins ...

St. Ignace girls, Ishpeming boys capture regional crowns

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MANISTIQUE — Shelby Misniakiewicz wanted to place in at least one individual event in Friday’s Division 2 regional track meet. She got her wish on this sunny, breezy and seasonably cool day, taking fourh in the 1600-meter run in six minutes, 34.56 seconds. The senior harrier also helped ...

Gladstone girls 2nd at Invite

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MUNISING — The Marquette boys and Munising girls carried the day at the Munising Invitational high school golf meet held at Pictured Rocks Golf Club in Munising on Friday. Led by medalist Tyler Bergwall, the Redmen won by a comfortable 45-stroke margin over runner-up Negaunee. Marquette ...

Prep schedule: Saturday-Monday

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Today’s Games Softball Rapid River at Tawas Area tournament, 8 a.m. Escanaba at Ann Arbor tournament, TBA Superior Central at Posen Invitational, TBA M-PC tournament at Westwood, 10 a.m. Tennis Gladstone at Negaunee Invitational, 9:30 a.m. Baseball Superior Central at Posen ...

Division 1 regional track results

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Division 1 Regional At Marquette GIRLS —1. Marquette 57 1/2, 2. Sault Ste. Marie 57, 3. Menominee 36 1/2, 4. Escanaba 22, 5. Gladstone 14 3,200-meter relay — 1. Sault Ste. Marie (Knowles, Arbic, Hoornstra, Eavou) 10:53.05, 2. Marquette, 3. Escanaba, 4. Gladstone 100 hurdles — 1. ...

Division 2 regional track results

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­­Division 2 regional At Manistique Boys Ishpeming 65, Newberry 45, Stephenson 36, St. Ignace 21 1/2, Manistique 18 1/2, Gwinn 1. 3200 relay — 1, Ishpeming (Giroux, Liimatta, Pruett, Broberg), 8:59.22; 2, Manistique; 3, Newberry; 4, Stephenson. 110 hurdles — 1, Shepard, SI, ...

Division 3 regional track results

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Division 3 Regional At North Dickinson GIRLS — North Dickinson 54, Stephenson 49.5, Bark River-Harris 28, Forest Park 23.5, Carney-Nadeau 18, North Central 9, Watersmeet 5 Pole vault — Alex Neville, NC, 7-6; Hannah Clark, ND; Paige Cappeart, S; Maddie Scarlassara, FP High jump — ...

Esky too much for Gladstone netters

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ESCANABA — It was a clean sweep for the Escanaba Eskymos Wednesday as they posted an 8-0 tennis victory over the Gladstone Braves. No. 1 doubles was very competitive, however, as Esky seniors Addam Claes and Brandon Kangas outlasted Gladstone seniors Sean Holm and Danny Pederson 2-6, 6-1, ...

Hot Braves take two from Negaunee in baseball

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NEGAUNEE — Strong pitching, solid defense and timely hitting wins a lot of baseball games. Coach Don Lauscher’s Gladstone Braves continued their solid play Wednesday with a 6-2 and 10-1 doubleheader sweep at Negaunee. Carson Shea pitched a three-hitter in the opener striking out six ...

Key hits spark Rapid River’s sweep of Redettes

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RAPID RIVER — Timely hitting helped Rapid River’s cause Wednesday as it swept to 3-1 and 6-1 softball victories over the Marquette Redettes. Rapid River scored a run in each of the first three innings of the opener. Natalie Belanger had two hits, including an RBI double. Shelby LaCosse ...

Prep schedule: Thursday-Friday

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Today’s games Track D-3 regional at Munising, 2 Tennis Munising at Gladstone, 3:30 Escanaba at Menominee, 4 Baseball Bark River-Harris at Gladstone, 6:30 Escanaba at Menominee, 7 Friday’s games Softball Escanaba at Ann Arbor tournament, 10 a.m. Golf Munising ...

Couples tournament

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GLADSTONE — Irish Oaks Golf Course is hosting a mixed couples tournament Sunday, May 27. The tourney is open to all ages. The day begins with brunch from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by a noon shotgun start. To sign up, call 906-428-2616.

Terrace Bluff Men

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GLADSTONE —Dan Derouin and Terry Hoffmeyer each shot 37 to lead the Wednesday Night Men’s League at Terrace Bluff. Dave Fassbender followed with a 39.

Breitenbach ace

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GLADSTONE — John Breitenbach recorded a hole-in-one on the 140-yard seventh hole at Terrace Bluff. He used a 6-iron for his first career ace.

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 ...