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Escanaba Cubs lose at Menominee

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MENOMINEE — The Escanaba Cubs fell 18-0 at Menominee Monday night in American League baseball action. Escanaba managed five hits — two by Tyler Lawson and one apiece from Grant LaMarche, Jake Anderson and Braden Olsen. LaMarche pitched the first for innings and was relieved by Conner ...

UPGA junior golf

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ESCANABA — Nathan Rousseau shot 79 for top honors in the UPGA Junior Tournament event Monday at Escanaba Country Club. Bryson Mercier finished second with an 84. Andrew MacIntyre had an 83 to win the boys 14-15 division followed by Matt Solda 92. Josie Hoofer captured the girls 14-15 ...

Gaulke records ace

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ESCANABA - Jerry Gaulke of Wells recorded the second hole-in-one of his career Tuesday during men’s Twilight League at Escanaba Country Club. Gaulke used a 7-iron on the 123-yard 11th hole.

Irish Oaks ladies

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GLADSTONE — Holly Canull shot 40 Monday to lead the Irish Oaks Ladies League. She was followed by Sharon Pinar 42, Joyce Beach and Mary Bergman 45, Sally Erkkila 46, Debbie Peterson 47, Betty Andrews 48 and Sue Cossette and Robin Schwartz 49.

Carney summer basketball league

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CARNEY — Jacob Brock scored 26 points and Mike Polfus added 20 as Juice Promotions defeated Bark River 92-66 in the Carney Summer Basketball League. Leading Bark River were Trevor Grenier with 21 points and Tom Granquist with 16. Jake Kleiman tossed in 23 points and Preston Lauscher 20 as ...

Gladstone golf club men’s league

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GLADSTONE — Wayne Marshall shot 71 to lead the Men’s League at Gladstone Golf Club. He was followed by Scott Neurohr 73, Steve Bratonia 74, Rich Trombly and Kim Cloose 75, Bill Swartz, Kelly Shea and Mark Hager 76, Dwayne Couillard 77, Bruce Cline, Dick Pepin and Tom McLaughlin 78 and Mark ...

Terrace Bluff ladies

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GLADSTONE — Caron Salo shot 44 to lead the Terrace Bluff Ladies League. She was followed by Betty Fleury 45, Geri Nelson 46 and Wendy Hathaway 49.

Highland men

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HYDE — Jeff Lampi led the way at the Highland Golf Club shooting a low round of 70. He was followed by Mark Ray 73, Brian Sheeneman 74, Mike Brayak 76, Doug Motto 77, Dennis Dittrich, Terry Dittrich and Dave Hosking 78 and Tom Abramson and Jim Peltier 79.

St. Clair girls win Junior state title

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GLADSTONE — They came. They saw. They conquered. The St. Clair Junior Girls’ Little League All-Stars (age 13-14), showing plenty of speed on the bases, captured the state softball title Monday afternoon in a 10-3 victory over Charlevoix. St. Clair unleashed an 18-hit attack, seven of ...

Esky’s Johnson reaches semis

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By Burt Angeli Sports Writer NORWAY — Paxton Johnson’s second appearance in the U.P. Ladies Golf Association Championships has resulted in another semifinal berth. The Escanaba High School senior ousted four-time U.P. champion Becky Cecconi of Iron Mountain 4-3 in Monday’s ...

Kingsford run ends in semis

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By John Vrancic jvrancic@dailypress.net GLADSTONE — Sometimes it doesn’t matter who you play as much as when you play them. On the opening day of the state softball tournament (Friday), the Kingsford Junior Girls’ Little League All-Stars (age 13-14) had beaten Charlevoix 15-3. It was ...

Esky, Gladstone cruise in openers

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GLADSTONE—Escanaba pitcher Maddy Mott was the difference throwing a no-hitter and striking out 10 Norway batters in a 12-0 four-inning victory Monday night to open the Minor Little League softball (9-10) district tournament at Cannon Field. Mott struck out the side in both the first and ...

Walk-off hit lifts Escanaba

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GLADSTONE — Ashton Rymkos was the hero for Escanaba’s (9-10) Minor Little League all-star team with a walk-off game-ending hit to beat Munising 9-8. Rymkos’ single scored Brian Butler to tie the score at 8-8 and then Rymkos scored the winning run coming all the way around the bases on ...

Sports schedule: Tuesday-Wednesday

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Today’s games Minor baseball (age 9-10) At Howes Field, Gladstone Tri-County vs. Munising, 5 Gladstone vs. Escanaba, 7 Minor softball (age 9-10) At Cannon Field, Gladstone Norway vs. Kingsford, 5 Gladstone vs. Escanaba, 7 Wednesday’s games Minor baseball (age 9-10) At ...

Nahma Golf Club hosts U.P. Honor Flight scramble

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NAHMA — The Nahma Golf Club will be hosting its first U.P. Honor Flight 4-person scramble on Saturday, Aug. 11 with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Contact the course at (906) 644-2648. Registration forms also are available online at http://nahmagolfcourse.com.

State title slips away from Escanaba softball team

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SANFORD — The Escanaba Little League Major (11-12) Softball All-Stars had Hudsonville on the ropes Saturday in the state championship game. But Hudsonville rallied from a 5-2 deficit, scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and pulled out a 6-5 victory in seven innings. “The ...

Esky’s Johnson advances to quarterfinals

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NORWAY — Oak Crest Golf Course, site of the 92nd annual U.P. Ladies Golf Association Championships, will be guaranteed a representative in the tournament semifinals. Oak Crest members Kathy Gagnon and Annie Greenwood both emerged with first-round victories Sunday and advanced to this ...

Winners get crowned in Paper Chase

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MANISTIQUE — Alex Misniakiewicz was clearly on a mission in Saturday’s Manistique Paper Chase five-kilometer run. The Manistique High School junior, who grabbed an early lead, won the 3.2-mile race in 17 minutes, 20 seconds. He was followed by Seth Helman of Houghton (17:53) and Bay ...