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Nagy leads trio at TOC

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BOYNE FALLS — Manistique’s Michael Nagy won on the Dakotas Tour 10 days ago and proved to himself that he can close the deal when he gets the chance, and he gets another chance today in the final round of the Tournament of Champions at Boyne Mountain Resort. The 24-year-old mini-tour ...

Gladstone All-Stars advance to semis

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VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP — Rick Pepin, head coach of the Gladstone Little League Girls Minor (9-10) All-Stars, thinks his team has a great shot of winning the state tournament being played near Belleville. Why? “We are winning softball games in a lot of different ways,” Pepin said. “It ...

Elmer’s, IMS split doubleheader

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GLADSTONE — Elmer’s County Market jumped out to an early six-run lead in the second game of a doubleheader, romping past IMS 12-1 in six innings Tuesday night in the Women’s Slowpitch Softball League. The victory enabled Elmer’s to gain a split in the twinbill. IMS won the opener ...

MTU picked sixth

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HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech football team is picked to finish sixth (38 points) in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Preseason Poll, announced Tuesday by the conference office. Grand Valley State and Ferris State are at the top of rankings at No. 1 and No. 2 respectively. ...

Highland golf event

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HYDE — A golf or games fun event will take place Sunday, Aug. 13 at Highland Golf Club. The event will occur rain or shine begining at 1 p.m. with a shot gun start. The cost is $15 for members and non-members and includes 18 holes of golf and dinner. Call the club at 466-2791 to register.

GGC Ladies

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GLADSTONE — Lori Shea shot 38 to lead the Tuesday Ladies League at Gladstone Golf Club. She was followed by Karen McCorkle 40, Holly Canull 41, Wendy Bratonia and Mary Kallio 44, Lisa LaCasse 45, Connie Rian, Rosie Spindler and Patti Valiquette 46, Mary Bergman 47, Sara Lustick 48, Barbie ...

Highland Men

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HYDE — Hunter Eichorn fired a 66 to lead the Highland Men’s Night. He was followed by Mike Brayak’s 71, Mark Ray 74, Jeff Lampi 76, PJ Grandchamp and Jim Peltier 77 and Dennis Dittrich and Dave Hosking 79. Rob Brayak and Terry Dittrich took team honors.

ECC men’s golf

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ESCANABA — Brian Robinette fired a 3-under-par 69 for 18 holes in the Escanaba Country Club Men’s League Tuesday. He was followed by Brian Lacosse 72, Jim Aird, Matt Smith and Steve Scott 74, Dave Harris 75, Kurt Schwalbach and Jake Berlinski 76, Darren Schemmel 77, Tim Shea and Jude ...

GCC men’s golf

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GLADSTONE — Steve Bratonia led the way in the Gladstone Golf Club Men’s League Tuesday at 72, four strokes better than Dick Pepin and Jim Gibbs. They were followed by Wayne Marshall, Dennis Bratonia and Kim Clouse 77, Jim Broman 78 and Mark Hager and Bob VanDamme 79.

GCC scramble

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GLADSTONE — First-flight winners Jim Brayak, Billy Nelson and Jamie Mullin earned top honors in the Gladstone Golf Club three-man-scramble with 121, one stroke ahead of championship flight winners Bob, Casey and Eric VanDamme in last weekend’s two-day tournament. The ...

For the record

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba High School volleyball tryouts will start Wednesday, Aug. 9 in the high school gymnasium. The start date was listed incorrectly in Tuesday’s sports section.

Little League

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Little League softball Minor girls (age 9-10) State semifinal At Belleville Today’s game Gladstone vs. Marine City, 11 Thursday’s game State championship, 11 a.m.

Hicks, Greene spark Detroit past Yanks

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NEW YORK (AP) — John Hicks hit a three-run homer in his first big league game in more than a month, Justin Upton added a solo drive off CC Sabathia, and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 Tuesday night. A 27-year-old rookie recalled Monday for his fifth major league ...

Gladstone blanks Evart, Tecumseh next

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VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP —The Gladstone Little League Girls Minor All-Stars (9-10) are right where they want to be today in the state tournament near Belleville. Gladstone defeated Evart 5-0 Monday in 87-degree humid conditions to win its pool and earn the No. 1 seed for today’s quarterfinals. ...

Esky sets tryouts for fall sports

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ESCANABA — Here are details on Escanaba’s fall sports for high school and junior high athletes: High school volleyball tryouts will start Monday in the high school gymnasium. The varsity will conduct tryouts from 9 a.m. to noon, jayvee from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and frosh from 6:30 to 8:30 ...

Fast start for Nagy in TOC

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BOYNE FALLS — Korey Mahoney picked up right where he left off shooting a 6-under 66 on the Alpine course to take the lead through the first round of the Tournament of Champions at Boyne Mountain Resort Monday. The 33-year-old former mini-tour player from Manton, last year’s champion, ...

Rapid River football Midnight Madness

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RAPID RIVER — High school football practice officially begins Monday and Rapid River players will be off to a very early start, thanks to varsity coach Steve Ostrenga. He said players will report at 12:01 a.m. on the first day. “I’ve been thinking for the last five or six years about ...

Irish Oaks couples

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GLADSTONE — Jack and Janet Woodall shot 67 and captured the Irish Oaks Couples Tournament Sunday. Jerry-Karen Wiles and Mike-Kay Aalto also shot 67 in the championship flight and finished second and third, respectively, based upon a countback. Other flight winners were (first) Barney-Cheryl ...

Fan club sponsoring ‘Meet the Braves’

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Braves Fan Club is sponsoring a “Meet The Braves” Night Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. at Marble Field. It’s an opportunity for the community to be introduced to the fall sports teams. Each coach will have an opportunity to speak about program and introduce their players. ...