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Norse hold off Lakers

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ESCANABA — The Bay College men nearly got more than they bargained for here Sunday in a 96-84 basketball triumph over a shorthanded Lake Superior State jayvee team. Bay held a seemingly comfortable 46-30 lead following a pair of free throws by Tristan Masuga, a freshman forward from ...

Bay women cruise

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ESCANABA — The Bay College women’s basketball team raided the Lake Superior State University Lakers jayvee team 113-20 here Sunday in its home opener. The Norse dominated from the start, capping a 25-point first quarter with a near buzzer-beating triple by Haley Trudell to make it ...

Lions lose third straight

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DETROIT (AP) — Dak Prescott and the assortment of playmakers surrounding him are getting praise for giving the Dallas Cowboys the NFL’s top-ranked offense. Give the big guys up front their due, too. Prescott took advantage of a comfortable pocket as he threw for 444 yards and three ...

Wolverines hammer Spartans

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Shea Patterson had his best game at Michigan, picking apart a wounded rival to the left, right over the middle and deep. Patterson threw for 384 yards — his highest total since he played for Mississippi — and four touchdowns to lead the 14th-ranked Wolverines to ...

Prep schedule

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Tonight’s game Women’s basketball UW-Marinette at Bay College, 6 Tuesday’s game Volleyball State quarterfinal Division 4 At Manistique Rudyard vs. Carney-Nadeau, 7

Prep football

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11-player Division 6 Maple City Glen Lake 15, Calumet 14 Division 7 Iron Mountain 21, Traverse City St. Francis 7 Division 8 Beal City 27, Ishpeming 14

Briefs

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Huskies win finale HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech football team closed its season with a 34-21 win over Northwood University in GLIAC action here Saturday. The Huskies (5-5, 3-5 GLIAC) shut Northwood (1-10, 1-7 GLIAC) out in the first half while accumulating 13 points. Despite Northwood ...

Column: Winter’s arrival changes everything

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“On a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow, I am a rock, I am an island,” – Paul Simon — — — MARQUETTE — The moon was bright, casting blue light across the sparkling snow and down through the frozen trees. I could almost hear those trees groaning as they bent with the wind, ...

Firearm deer season underway statewide

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LANSING — For a lot of residents, Nov. 15 ranks up there with major holidays. Gathering with family and friends for the firearm deer season opener is a time-honored tradition in many Michigan families, built around the excitement and fun of enjoying time in the state’s great ...

Fishing Report

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Overall: Salmon and brown trout are still present in area streams in Keweenaw, Baraga and Marquette counties. Winter fishing has begun in Iron County with 6-inches of ice reported on some of the smaller lakes. With that said, anglers will need to use extreme caution if going out as early ice ...

Heading to Northwood

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ESCANABA — Grant LaMarche was on the clock as he signed his letter of intent in the Escanaba High School library Thursday. The Northwood University promised pitcher, who signed surrounded by his father, mother and sister — Ray, Kim and Grayson, was on his way to hockey ...

UM-MSU rivalry still as strong as ever

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When Michigan faces Michigan State, the actual 60 minutes of football are only part of the show. Pay close attention to what’s done pregame and said postgame. The participants tend to remember. Consider last year’s matchup in East Lansing: Well before kickoff, ...

Manistique falls to TC in regional final

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MANISTIQUE — For a little over one set, it looked as if Manistique might be headed toward its first-ever regional title. Then, Traverse City St. Francis called timeout, regrouped and took over as the aggressor. The Gladiators (33-17) rallied back to win the second set, pulled away late in ...

Lions look for momentum

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DETROIT (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys ‘ offense is having a great year — statistically at least. Dallas is leading the league in total yards for a fourth straight week and has a chance to close the season as the NFL’s top-ranked offense for the first time in 42 years. “It’s all kind ...

Wolves take down Jeffers for repeat regional title

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ISHPEMING — In the wild, wolves attack in a pack and use a coordinated effort to take down prey. That’s basically what it took Thursday for the Carney-Nadeau volleyball team to win its second straight MHSAA Division 4 regional title as the Wolves took down Jeffers in four sets, 25-15, ...

Pistons fall to Hornets’ buzzer-beating triple

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Things haven’t always gone the way Malik Monk hoped during his first two seasons with the Charlotte Hornets. But coach James Borrego said the third-year shooting guard never stopped working — and now he’s starting to see some big results. Monk knocked down a ...

Prep schedule

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Tonight’s game Eight-player football Division 2 State semifinal Hillman at Pickford, 7 Saturday’s games 11-player football Regionals Division 6 Maple City Glen Lake at Calumet, 1 Division 7 Traverse City St. Francis at Iron Mountain, 1 Division 8 At Mount ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games 11-player football Regionals Division 6 Maple City Glen Lake at Calumet, 1 Division 7 Traverse City St. Francis at Iron Mountain, 1 Division 8 At Mount Pleasant Ishpeming vs. Beal City, 1 Sunday’s games Women’s basketball LSSU jayvees at Bay College, ...

Becoming a Badger

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ESCANABA — Two years ago, Gabi Salo verbally committed to playing softball at the University of Wisconsin. Tuesday in the Escanaba High School library, she made that dream a reality. Salo, with her father and coach, Gary, and her mother Lori behind her, signed the dotted line to officially ...