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Today’s games Wrestling State individual tournament at Detroit, 9 a.m. Gymnastics Regional tournament at Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills, TBA Hockey Division 2 Regional final At St. Ignace Kingsford vs. Traverse City Central, 2 Competitive cheer D-3 (Escanaba) state final at ...

Prep schedule: Friday-Saturday

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Today’s games Wrestling State individual tournament at Detroit, noon Girls’ basketball District tournaments Class B Sault Ste. Marie at Escanaba, TBA Class D Munising at Big Bay de Noc, 7 Bark River-Harris at North Central, 7 Saturday’s games Wrestling State ...

U.P. scores

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Girls’ basketball District tournaments Class A Marquette 52, Petoskey 21 Class B Sault Ste Marie 62, Escanaba 48 Class C Ishpeming 59, Westwood 52 WIC 56, Iron Mountain 47 St. Ignace 75, Indian River Inland Lakes 10 Class D Munising 60, Big Bay de Noc 45 BR-Harris 46, ...

Bulldogs top Emeralds

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INDIAN RIVER — The Manistique girls’ basketball team battled host Inland Lakes right to the end before falling 44-43 Wednesday night in a Class C district game. The Bulldogs trailed 19-9 after one quarter, 28-19 at halftime and 36-32 after three quarters before taking the lead in the ...

Fair representation in U.P. conservation

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ESCANABA — A developing deer hunter learns about the habits of the whitetail through their years afield. In time they realize if the buck (or doe) coming in to range has discovered their presence based on levels of alert. A deer may be looking in one direction but that may a bluff. The smell ...

DNR to offer snowmobile sound check

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MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will provide courtesy snowmobile sound testing Saturday at the agency’s customer service center in Marquette. Sound testing is offered only for 2-stroke machines manufactured after 1980. DNR conservation officers also will be ...

Oh My-kenzie!

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GLADSTONE — Hollywood couldn’t have written a better script for Mykenzie Monkevich. The Escanaba forward — who transferred from Gladstone to Esky for her senior year — returned to her old stomping grounds to haunt the Braves. Monkevich followed up an offensive rebound and made a short ...

BR-H tops Wolves in wild nail-biter

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CARNEY — Let the March Madness begin. The Bark River-Harris girls’ basketball team got a clutch free throw from Lauryn Bloniarz with .3 seconds left to break a tie and send the Broncos to a 52-49 win in a wild Class D district game against Carney-Nadeau Wednesday night. “When it comes ...

Big Bay wins thriller, MP battles, falls to Munising

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GARDEN CORNERS — It was nail-biting time in a Class D girls’ district basketball semifinal Wednesday night as Big Bay de Noc outlasted Superior Central 48-46 in an overtime thriller. In an earlier contest, top-ranked Munising overcame Mid Peninsula’s slowdown tactics to post a 40-31 ...

North Central turns tables on Nordics

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POWERS — The North Central girls’ basketball team stayed focused Wednesday night to defeat visiting North Dickinson 62-51 in a Class D district seminal. The Jets took control with an impressive 13-4 advantage in the second quarter for a 28-17 halftime lead. North Dickinson, which swept ...

4 Broncos named to All-SCC team

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ESCANABA — The Bark River-Harris Broncos had four girls selected to the All-Skyline Central Conference team that was announced Monday including Megan Robinette, who made the first team. No. 1 ranked Munising had five players named including Kianne Wendt, who earned SCC Player of the Year ...

Prep schedule

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Tonight’s games Hockey Pre-regional playoffs Division 2 Kingsford at Escanaba, 7 Boys’ basketball Ishpeming at Escanaba, 7 BR-Harris at S. Central, 7:30 Mid Pen at North Central, 7:30 Rapid River at Norway, 7:30 Friday’s games Wrestling Individual state finals at ...

U.P. scores

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Girls’ basketball District tournaments Class A Marquette 60, Traverse City Central 56 Class B Escanaba 49, Gladstone 48 Sault Ste Marie 60, Men. 33 Class C Indian River Inland Lakes 44, Manistique 43 Iron Mountain 51, Norway 35 WIC 61, Ironwood 42 Houghton 46, L’Anse ...

Esky icers blitz Miners

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WELLS — The Escanaba Eskymos took care of business in a hurry Tuesday night as they needed just two periods to defeat the Negaunee Miners 9-1 by the mercy rule in a Divison 2 pre-regional hockey opener. Esky, taking an aggressive approach, scored five times in the first period and added ...

LaFord leads C-N past Maroons

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By Stephen Oman soman@eagleherald.com MENOMINEE — The Carney-Nadeau boys’ basketball team was nearly flawless in its regular-season finale, a 77-49 win over Menominee Tuesday. The Wolves made 16 3-pointers, 14 in the first three quarters. “I think a lot of it was good ball ...

Jets grind out win at Forest Park

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FOREST PARK — The North Central boys’ basketball team pulled ahead late in the fourth quarter and held off Forest Park 48-40 Tuesday. “Tonight was a grind out type of win,” said North Central coach Adam Mercier. “We almost lost this game from the free-throw line but it was a tough ...

NLY swimmers set new records

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MANITOWOC, Wis — Three Northern Lights YMCA swimmers set records last weekend when the team competed in the annual Manty Invite at the Manitowoc-Two Rivers YMCA. Esther Oswald set a team record and finished in the girls’ 13-14 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:07.43. She also placed ...

Prep schedule

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Tonight’s games Girls’ basketball District tournaments Class B Menominee at Sault St Marie, 6 Escanaba at Gladstone, 7 Class C St. Ignace at Newberry, 6 Manistique at Indian River Inland Lakes, 6 Class D Mid Peninsula vs. Munising at Big Bay de Noc, 6 N. Dickinson at ...

U.P. scores

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Boys’ basketball Gladstone 90, Manistique 52 C-N 77, Menominee 49 N. Central 48, Forest Park 40 BR-Harris 82, N. Dickinson 41 Rapid River 72, Stephenson 58 Engadine 75, Mid Peninsula 53 Munising 55, Norway 54 Marquette 65, Gwinn 35 Ishpeming 54, WIC 53 Iron Mountain 71, ...

Gladstone’s Hunter haunts Kingsford with 24-point game

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By Burt Angeli Daily News Sports Writer KINGSFORD — Gladstone dominated the inside and ousted Kingsford from the Class B District 64 girls basketball tournament Monday. Taylor Hunter’s 24 points and 13 rebounds sparked the Braves past the Flivvers 56-36. “Taylor played her best ...