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Prep schedule

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Today’s games Girls’ basketball Hannahville at G. Marais, 3:30 Escanaba at Marquette, 7:15 Mid Pen at Forest Park, 7:30 Norway at Carney-Nadeau, 8 Munising at BR-Harris, 7:30 Boys’ basketball Hannahville at Grand Marais, 5 Gladstone at Westwood, 7:30 Competitive ...

U.P. scores

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Boys’ basketball Escanaba 87, Menominee 57 Marquette 79, Gladstone 66 Kingsford 51, Forest Park 45 N. Central 74, N. Dickinson 41 Carney-Nadeau 84, Big Bay 33 Munising 70, Manistique 30 S. Central 52, Mid Peninsula 47 Norway 51, West Iron County 50 Calumet 69, Ontonagon ...

Esky matmen capture Elks title

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba wrestlers reaped the fruits of their labor Saturday, earning their first Esky Elks Invitational title in four years with 224 1/2 points. They were followed by defending champ Grayling 190, Westwood 167, St. Ignace 158 and Kingsford 120. “I couldn’t be happier ...

Big Bay, Emeralds split in hoops

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MANISTIQUE — The Manistique and Big Bay de Noc basketball teams each split a game Saturday as Big Bay notched a win for the girls and the Manistique boys grabbed their first win. Big Bay won the girls contest 45-34, while the Manistique boys downed the Black Bears 70-45 for their first ...

Source: Pack promoting Gutekunst

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MILWAUKEE — The Green Bay Packers are promoting director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst to be the team’s next general manager, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. The person requested anonymity because the team has made no formal announcement. Gutekunst ...

Bay women fall to Silver Lake 70-56

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MANITOWOC, Wis. — Playing catch-up didn’t work out for the Bay College women Friday night as they dropped a 70-56 basketball decision to Silver Lake College. “We didn’t play well and were down 14-0 right off the bat,” said Bay coach Rae Drake, Jr. “We didn’t do what we were ...

Esky bowlers earn wins in Ishpeming

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ISHPEMING — The Escanaba girls’ A bowlers remained undefeated in five matches this season, blanking L’Anse 40-0 and beating Calumet 32-8 Saturday. Esky’s Liz Taylor rolled a 499 series and Lindsey Juhl added a 482 against L’Anse. Juhl added a 466 and Dakota Cloutier had 465 against ...

Braves go 5-0 in Kalkaska tourney

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KALKASKA — The Gladstone wrestlers posted a perfect record in Saturday’s Kalkaska Invitational, beating Ravenna 52-21 for the title. Gladstone also beat Rogers City (69-3), Mancelona (65-12), Petoskey (71-9) and Sault Ste. Marie (63-12). The Braves had eight undefeated grapplers. Lane ...

Sports schedule

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Today’s games Swimming Manistique at Ishpeming-Negaunee, 4 Women’s basketball UW-Marathon County at Bay College, 6 Girls’ basketball Rapid River at Stephenson, 7:30 Manistique at Engadine, 7:30 Boys’ basketball Gladstone at Marquette, 7:15 Munising at Manistique, ...

U.P. scores

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Hockey Houghton 3, Novi 0 Kingsford 6, Rhinelander-Three Lakes, Wis. 1 Brighton 5, Calumet 4 Orchard Lake St. Mary 3, Hancock 2 Plymouth 3, Sault Ste. Marie 0 Chequamegon-Phillips, Wis. 5, L’Anse 4 Boys’ basketball Manistique 70, Big Bay 45 Rudyard 69, Newberry 55 Flint ...

Braves get mat sweep

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NEGAUNEE — The Gladstone wrestlers made short work of two opposing teams Thursday night as they romped past Negaunee 66-9 and Iron Mountain 71-6. Gladstone recorded eight pins against the Mountaineers and three against Negaunee. Doby Gillis pinned both of his opponents at 189 pounds, ...

­­Esky off and running

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ESCANABA — It’s a new year and the Escanaba boys basketball team isn’t missing a beat. The Eskymos picked up where they left off last year with two victories this week, including a 61-52 non-conference win Thursday against visiting Negaunee. “For us to be 6-1, I feel really good where ...

Braves win Esky showdown

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ESCANABA — Mission accomplished for the Gladstone girls’ basketball team. The Braves put it all together Friday night, followed the game plan and defeated the rival host Escanaba Eskymos 55-49. “My seniors really stepped up when they needed to and my younger girls stepped up when they ...

Unbeaten Rapid River cruises past Maroons

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RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River boys’ basketball team put on the pressure during the second quarter Thursday that allowed it to secure a 61-52 victory over Menominee. “I was pleased with the way the intensity level was right off the bat,” said Rapid River coach Rich Poma. “Again they ...

Gladstone rolls past Gwinn

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­­GLADSTONE — The Gladstone boys started and finished fast Friday night, romping to an 81-34 basketball victory over the Gwinn Modeltowners Gladstone led 22-8 after the first quarter and outscored the Modeltowners 17-0 in the final eight minutes of the Mid-Peninsula Conference ...

Free throws lift Wolves

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CARNEY — This time the Carney-Nadeau boys hit their free throws down the stretch. The Wolves cashed from the line during the final 75 seconds Thursday night while preserving a 56-47 basketball triumph over the Bark River-Harris Broncos. That was different from last Saturday when they ...

Broncos play steady, down Carney-Nadeau

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HARRIS — The Bark River-Harris girls’ basketball team didn’t know what to expect coming off a good layoff but it took care of business against Carney-Nadeau Friday night winning 51-39. “It’s tough coming off Christmas breaks,” said BR-H coach Josh Eagle. “We expected a great ...

Jets escape after layoff

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STEPHENSON — The North Central boys nearly got more than they bargained for Thursday night as they escaped with a 68-62 basketball triumph over the Stephenson Eagles. North Central led 51-50 after the third quarter of the Skyline Central Conference match-up. “We had a pretty long layoff ...

Cougars top Rockets, Jets, Emeralds fall

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EBEN — Four Superior Central girls scored in double digits Friday night as they romped to a 60-31 basketball victory over the Rapid River Rockets. Emma Rondeau led the way with 14 points. Taylor Silta and Tori Tyner added 13 each and Willow Pasanen had 11. The Cougars led 12-4 after the ...