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Today’s games Minor softball (age 9-10) At Cannon Field, Gladstone Escanaba vs. Norway, 5 Kingsford vs. Gladstone, 7 Minor baseball (age 9-10) At Howes Field, Gladstone Tri-County vs. Gladstone, 5 Escanaba vs. Munising, 7 Junior softball (age 13-14) State tournament At ...

Neurohr wins Nahma Open

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NAHMA — Scott Neurohr shot 72 to beat out Kris Tennyson (75) and Rob Ryan (77) to win the Nahma Open Saturday at Nahma Golf Club. Chris Hemsing (82), Tom Chaperone (84) and Pete Highland (84) led the first flight. Top finishers in the second flight were Scott Neiuwenkamp (89), Kurt ...

Marquette Blues defeat Bark River Buccaneers 3-1

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette Blues defeated the Bark River Buccaneers 3-1 Saturday morning in the Blues American Legion Tournament at Haley Memorial Field. The Blues had just four hits as Zach Englund struck out four over two innings for the Bucs, while Duane Englund fanned nine in relief. Two ...

Gladstone’s Iverson competes at U.S. senior ladies open

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WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Laura Davies immediately recognized the significance of having her name inscribed on the first U.S. Senior Women’s Open trophy. It might be a long time before anyone secures the title as emphatically as Davies did. Davies went virtually unchallenged in Sunday’s ...

Esky, IM North win dandies

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba Major Boys’ Little League All-Stars (age 11-12) kept their post-season hopes alive Thursday night, earning a 3-2 baseball victory over Norway in the District 10 tournament. Gladstone, however, dropped a 3-2 decision to Iron Mountain North in Thursday’s ...

Esky tops Gladstone in major rematch

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ESCANABA — Escanaba turned the tables on rival Gladstone avenging an earlier tournament loss to beat the Braves 6-4 Friday night in the Major Boys’ Little League (age 11-12) district tournament at Karl Dickson Field. Esky’s Bon LaChance pitched 5 2/3 innings of five-hit ball striking ...

Esky downs West Branch in state SB

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SANFORD — A seven-run third inning and Aubrey Stropich’s two-hit pitching led the Escanaba Little League Major (11-12) softball team to a 10-1 win over West Branch Thursday in the second game of the state tournament. Brooklyn Pendergraft’s two-run triple highlighted the third inning ...

Esky seeks state title in softball

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SANFORD — Stifling heat didn’t bother the Escanaba Little League Major (11-12) All-Stars as they defeated Tecumseh 13-7 Friday in the state tournament at Sanford. Esky earned a top seed in its pool and will face Grosse Pointe today at 10 a.m. in the state semifinals. Hudsonville and ...

Field set for U.P. Ladies championship

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NORWAY — Iron Mountain’s Becky Cecconi won four U.P. Ladies Golf Association championships in the early 1990s. How about a fifth in the 92nd annual UP tournament starting Saturday at Oak Crest Golf Course? “It depends on who shows up,” Cecconi said with a laugh. “It’s been a ...

Kingsford focused in state tourney start

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GLADSTONE — It was a productive opening day in the state softball tournament for the Kingsford Junior Girls’ Little League All-Stars (age 13-14) Friday as they beat Charlevoix 15-3 and romped past Melvindale-Taylor 19-1 in just three innings. Kingsford scored five times in the opening ...

Terrace Bluff men

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GLADSTONE — Tuesday night’s scores from the men’s golf league at Terrace Bluff with Dan DeRouin carding the low score 36. Followed by Trent Stupak 37, Loren Wulf and Todd Wulf 38, Mike Sullivan, Dave Fassbender, Rick LaFleur, Chris Noel, Dale Ford and Terry Hoffmeyer 39.

Area sports schedules

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Today’s games Major softball (age 11-12) State tournament At Sanford Semifinal games, 10 a.m. Championship game, 12:30 Major baseball (age 11-12) District 10 tournament At Dickson Field, Escanaba Iron Mountain North vs. Gladstone or Escanaba, 7 Junior girls (age ...

Irish Oaks men

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GLADSTONE — Dave Howes shot 34 to lead the Irish Oaks Oaks Men’s League on Wednesday. He was followed by Kevin Vogel 35, Tom Warren, Bryan Burak and Don Cousineau 37 and Fred Breitzman, James Smith, Josh Mileski and Tim Shea 39.

Highland CC women

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HYDE — Winners were crowned in the recent three-woman scramble at High Golf Club. In the first flight, Debbie Bittner-Marilyn Cossette-Lisa Cayer took top honors with a score of 71. They were followed by Sarah Nault-Laurel Starnes-Jessica Mason 72, Donna Gunville-Carol St. Arnauld-Wendy ...

ECC ladies

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ESCANABA — Barb Scott shot 35 Wednesday to lead the Ladies League at Escanaba Country Club. She was followed by Tina Ramos 42, Molly Lancour 44, Meghan Casey 45, Tanya Ettenhofer, Laura Lynaugh, Lindsey Reynolds, Jessica Bray, Sharon Nelson and Karen Kelly 48 and Lori Belanger, Jean Chapekis ...

YMCA basketball camp in July

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ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA will be offering a new basketball camp this summer. The basketball camp is new to the YMCA programs this year and registration is currently underway. The camp will run July 23-26 for boys and girls in grades 7-12. “We will have different age groups ...

Bark River, Niagara split American Legion contests

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NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara’s late rally fell short in an American Legion doubleheader split against Bark River on Thursday. After taking the first game 4-1, Niagara’s bats cooled in a 2-1 loss. Niagara nearly rallied enough offense in the top of the sixth to tie the game. Facing a 2-0 ...

Trapping comes home to the Upper Peninsula

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ESCANABA — While trapping is easily recognized as a viable and necessary mode of wildlife management, many do not appreciate how its origin in the United States can be traced back to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. According to Wikipedia, “Mackinac Island is an island and resort area, ...

Esky wins state softball opener, 6-4

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SANFORD — The Escanaba Little League Major (11-2) softball team made a successful debut Wednesday with a 6-4 win against Bullock Creek in the state tournament at Sanford. Esky built a 6-0 lead and held off a rally by Bullock Creek, which scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning with ...

Escanaba Country Club hosting Budd Kenneally Scramble

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ESCANABA — The Budd Kenneally 2-Man Best Ball/Scramble golf outing is set for Saturday and Sunday at the Escanaba Country Club. There are still some spots available this weekend. For more information contact Jeff Rae at the pro shop (786-4430).