Gladstone held off by SSM

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GLADSTONE — Cole Hawker’s right foot made a difference here Friday night as the Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils squeezed past the Gladstone Braves 15-14 in a non-conference football game. Hawker kicked three field goals, including one from 27-yards with 31.1 seconds left in the ...

No. 1 Jets shut out No. 3 Forest Park

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CRYSTAL FALLS — You know you have an extraordinary team when you win 42-0, and it was your closest game of the season. That’s how dominant the North Central Jets have been in 2021, and a six-touchdown win over a solid Forest Park team Oct. 22 at Dick Mettlach Field came without starting ...

Emeralds fall to Iron Mtn.

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Junior quarterback Joe Colavecchi threw for a trio of touchdowns and ran for another, as Iron Mountain cruised to a 40-14 win over Manistique in a West PAC Conference crossover game, Friday night at Mountaineer Stadium. After a bit of a lethargic start for both teams, in ...

Rockets rally by SC

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RAPID RIVER — Despite trailing by 20 points at two separate points in the second half — and starting the third quarter down by 18 — the Rapid River Rockets staged a dramatic fourth-quarter comeback to defeat the Superior Central Cougars 56-54 at Rapid River’s homecoming game. “First ...

Esky VB wins

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MENOMINEE — The Escanaba volleyball team finished Menominee 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-14) Thursday in Menominee. “Good run for the Eskymos ladies tonight,” Esky coach Adam Lambert said. “We were able to pull off some new things we were trying for offense. Our girls played well and had fun ...

Bayside Soccer earns Division 2 U.P. soccer title

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MARQUETTE — Escanaba’s Bayside Soccer Club clinched the 2021 Division 2 U.P. Soccer Championship in Marquette last weekend. Bayside and Marquette JV faced off in the defensive title match, both teams keeping the other out of the net, which ended in a shootout. With each team receiving ...