Escanaba boys outlast Marinette for 79-73 win

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ESCANABA — Senior forward Lukas Weaver put the icing on the cake here Monday night as the fourth-ranked Escanaba boys outlasted Marinette 79-73 in a non-conference boys’ basketball game. Weaver scored on a fast break layup in the closing moments, enabling the Eskymos to improve to 8-4. ...

Cougars top Mid Pen

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EBEN — Maddy Begovac scored 19 points, leading the Superior Central girls to a 56-39 basketball victory over the Mid Peninsula Wolverines. Sammy Johnson added 18 for the Cougars, who host Bark River-Harris Thursday. The Wolverines host Engadine tonight at 6.

Swimmers place third

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HOUGHTON — The Gladstone girls won 6-of-8 individual events, but settled for third place in a triangular swim meet here Thursday. Houghton won with 112 points, followed by Kingsford 100 and Gladstone 90. “We have a small girls’ team that swims very well, but don’t have the depth ...

Basketball Poll

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Boys Division 1-3 1. Iron Mountain (13-1) 2. Negaunee (12-4) 3. Kingsford (11-2) 4. St. Ignace (14-2) Escanaba (8-4) Others receiving votes: Houghton (11-3) Division 4 1. Painesdale Jeffers (14-0) 2. Munising (14-1) 3. North Central (11-2) 4. Ironwood (11-3) 5. Norway ...

U.P. Scores

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Monday’s games Girls’ basketball Escanaba 65, Gwinn 45 Superior Central 56, Mid Peninsula 39 Bark River-Harris 57, Stephenson 31 Carney-Nadeau 75, North Central 37 Florence, Wis. 58, Norway 33 Houghton 66, Marquette 50 Hancock 66, W. Iron County 33 Calumet 73, Westwood ...

Hudson leads Norse men to win over Mid Michigan College

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — Escanaba graduate Colin Hudson scored a career-high 22 points, leading the Bay College men to a 96-86 basketball triumph over Mid Michigan College Saturday. The victory enabled to Norse to take sole possession of first place in the Michigan Community College Athletic ...