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Indians start hot, roll past Cubs

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ESCANABA — The Gladstone Indians cashed in on some timely hitting here Thursday night in a 7-1 baseball victory over the Escanaba Cubs in Upper Peninsula Under-19 League action. An example of that took place in the fourth inning when the Indians (4-2) took advantage of two errors and scored ...

Doc Redman in 3-way tie for lead at Rocket Mortgage Classic

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DETROIT (AP) — Doc Redman is playing his best golf, priming him to perhaps earn his first PGA Tour victory. Redman shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Stallings and Kevin Kisner in the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Bryson DeChambeau, the only player with ...

MLB to start camps amid coronavirus

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Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward was going to address his entire team before the start of MLB’s unprecedented summer training camp, just like he did when spring training opened about 4 1/2 months ago. It was on a Zoom call instead of in person this time. When the New York Mets resume ...

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Gladstone Sports H.O.F. banquet cancelled GLADSTONE — It is with great regret that the Gladstone High School Sports Hall of Fame Committee has cancelled this year’s 2020 Fall Induction Banquet. The committee is hoping that next year it can continue the tradition of electing and honoring ...

Cubs ride past Red Wave

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ESCANABA — The ability to hit with two outs made all the difference the Escanaba Cubs needed in an 8-2 win home over Menominee in Upper Peninsula Under-19 League baseball action Wednesday evening. The Cubs (5-1), who got a solid pitching performance from Grant LaMarche, scored seven of ...

Indians start fast, shut out Golds 6-0

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indians got the start they wanted here Wednesday night in a 6-0 baseball triumph over the Iron Mountain Golds in an Upper Peninsula Under-19 League contest. A three-run homer to left-centerfield by Dan Martin got the Indians going in the opening frame and Ryan ...

UPGA best ball results

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Upper Peninsula Golf Association held their U.P. Best Ball tournaments at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain recently. The men’s tournament was held June 27-28, while the women’s was held June 22-23. Jim Markell of Pine Grove and Dan Anderson of Oak Crest Golf ...

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Michigan-Wisconsin Tennis Open ESCANABA — The 73rd annual Michigan-Wisconsin Tennis Open is scheduled for Aug. 1-2 on area courts. Singles is $18 per person and doubles is $22 per team. T-shirts will be included. Singles will be played Saturday and doubles will be played ...

Indians rally past Bucs

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indians and Bark River Bucs treated the fans to some free baseball before the Indians finally scored the go-ahead run on an error in the bottom of the ninth inning to seal a 5-4 home victory in Upper Peninsula Under-19 League action Monday evening. With the bases ...

Cubs rally for 8-7 win in Wisconsin

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COLEMAN, Wis. — Riley Lamb smashed a big two-run single with two outs in the top of the sixth inning to help the Escanaba Cubs rally past Coleman, Wis. for an 8-7 road victory Monday evening. The Cubs led 4-1 early before trailing 6-4 entering the sixth. Lamb’s two-run single put them ...

Highland golf scramble to raise money for U.P. Honor Flight

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HYDE — The Highland Golf Course, located seven miles west of Escanaba on US Highway 2, is proud to be hosting a four-person scramble golf tournament July 11 to raise money for the U.P. Honor Flight. Event organizers encourage area golfers to come out to have some fun golfing and raise ...

Rebuilding MLB clubs hope to keep developing prospects

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SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto had at one point expected former first-round pick Logan Gilbert to be pitching at T-Mobile Park by the time June rolled around. He also believed Jarred Kelenic, one of the top prospects in all of baseball, would likely soon ...

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Escanaba Blue Line Club Calendar Raffle ESCANABA — The Escanaba Hockey Blue Line Club has changed the dates of its monthly drawings to the second Tuesday of each month at Ferdinand’s Restaurant, 1318 Ludington Street in Escanaba. The club would also like to remind those who purchased ...

MLB rosters shuffle due to COVID-19

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PHOENIX (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches. A trio of players, including Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake and Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman, have announced they won’t be playing in the upcoming 60-game ...

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Senior golf scramble GLADSTONE — The 15th annual Senior two-man scramble takes place July 9 at Terrace Bluff Golf Club for men 50 and up. Entry fee is $100 per team. Cart reservation is $30 per cart and the trail fee is $5 per private cart. There will be a shotgun start at noon. Ages ...

Baseball schedule

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U-19 baseball Wednesday’s games Menominee at Escanaba, 7 Iron Mountain at Gladstone, 7 Thursday’s game Gladstone at Escanaba, 7

Cubs win pitcher’s duel: Arnt picks up shutout victory

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Editor’s note: This game was completed past the print deadline to make it in Saturday’s edition of the Daily Press. ESCANABA — Scoring chances were few and far between in a pitcher’s duel here Friday night. The Escanaba Cubs, however, cashed in on their best opportunity in the ...