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C-N continues dominance

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RAPID RIVER — When they weren’t beating themselves, the Carney-Nadeau Wolves looked dominant again here Thursday in a 3-0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-9) volleyball sweep over Rapid River. The Wolves (7-1-3) had to overcome 11 service errors that allowed the Rockets to stay competitive, but when ...

Flivvers upend Braves

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone football team couldn’t click here Friday as the Kingsford Flivvers took down the Braves 20-7 in Great Northern Conference action. Kingsford’s first touchdown was the telling moment of the game. The Flivvers (2-2, 1-0 GNC) entered the red zone with less than ...

Esky tennis splits with Flivvers, 4-4

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba girls’ tennis team faced the Kingsford Flivvers during a break in the weather here Thursday, but neither team was able to snatch victory. The Eskymos split with the Flivvers, 4-4. Escanaba found three of its wins in the doubles flights. At No. 1, Esky’s Maddy Ide ...

Esky homecoming game suspended

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ESCANABA — Escanaba’s Great Northern Conference football game against Marquette got suspended at halftime due to a power failure with the visiting Redmen leading 10-7. Marquette sophomore quarterback Austin Ridl fired a 63-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Drew Wyble for a 7-0 ...

Englund wins third straight XC meet

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BANAT — Mid Peninsula’s Daisy Englund earned top honors for the third straight time here Thursday, winning the Stephenson Invitational cross country meet. The junior harrier covered the 3.1 miles on the Dale Fountain Memorial Cross Country Course in 21 minutes, 30.5 seconds on this warm ...

Rockets snatch first win of year in 2OT

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RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River Rockets broke into the win column for the first time this season here Friday night, earning a 66-58 double-overtime football victory over the Cedarville Trojans. Tyler Sundling scored on a four-yard run in the second overtime. The Rockets’ defense then forced ...

Emeralds pick up huge win, sweep Eskymos 3-0

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MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Emeralds passed a major test here Thursday night in a 3-0 (25-21, 25-13, 25-22) volleyball triumph over the Escanaba Eskymos. “I think we played real well on defense,” said Emeralds’ coach Amy Nixon. “We were able to get the ball to our hitters and really ...

Power outage at Escanaba delays game

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Escanaba’s homecoming football game against Marquette was postponed until 11 a.m. today due to the stadium lights not working. Above, students used flashlights on their cell phones to help provide lighting during halftime activities. Marquette currently leads Esky 10-7 at halftime.

Nordics take care of Jets

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FELCH — The Carl F. Lemin Jr. Gymnasium was hot and humid Thursday night, as the North Dickinson Lady Nordics welcomed coach Rick Mick and the Lady Jets of North Central for Skyline Conference Volleyball action. Coach Sandy Haustein’s Nordics won 3-0 in straight sets 25-8, 25-18, ...

Jets coast to 71-0 victory

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ONTONAGON — The top-ranked North Central Jets traveled to Ontonagon Friday night and built a 71-0 halftime lead, causing Ontonagon to forfeit at halftime. Noah Gorzinski was responsible for seven of the Jets’ touchdowns. He threw for five and ran for two more while also passing two ...

Ives comes up big for Broncos

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EBEN — Tressa Ives came up big when Bark River-Harris needed her here Thursday, serving for 10 straight points to begin the do-or-die fifth set to propel the Broncos to a 3-2 (25-18, 21-25, 25-14, 19-25, 15-3) volleyball victory over Superior Central. Ives served 31 times, coming up with ...

Emeralds fall short in 24-22 loss to Miners

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MANISTIQUE — Senior Schyler Andersen ran for nearly 200 yards and three touchdowns here Friday night, but it wasn’t quite enough to prevent the Manistique Emeralds from dropping a 24-22 football decision to the Negaunee Miners. Anderson scored on a 65-yard dash just three minutes into ...

Braves split with West Iron Wednesday

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STAMBAUGH — The Gladstone girls’ tennis team won three of four singles matches to finish with a 4-4 split against West Iron County in a make-up match on a windy day here Wednesday. Gladstone’s No. 1, 2 and 3 singles all won in straight sets. At. No. 1, Andie Balenger made quick work of ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Volleyball Beaver Island at Big Bay de Noc, 8:30 a.m. Manistique at Charlevoix Invitational, 9 a.m. Carney-Nadeau at Forest Park Invitational, 10 a.m. Soccer Beaver Island at Big Bay de Noc, 10 a.m. Cross country Marinette Invitational, 10 ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Soccer Beaver Island at Big Bay, 4 Volleyball Beaver Island at Big Bay, 6 Football Negaunee at Manistique, 7 Cedarville at Rapid River, 7 Kingsford at Gladstone, 7 Marquette at Escanaba, 7 Bark River-Harris at Gogebic, 7 North Central at Ontonagon, ...

U.P. scores

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Football 11-man Marquette 10, Escanaba 7 ppd. Kingsford 20, Gladstone 7 BR-Harris 16, Gogebic 14 Negaunee 24, Manistique 22 Westwood 38, Ishpeming 0 Iron Mountain 39, Norway 0 L’Anse 42, Munising 17 Hancock 27, Gwinn 12 Calumet 14, West Iron County 0 Sault S.M. 8, ...

U.P. scores

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Football 11-player Menominee 61, Peshtigo, Wis. 6 Eight-player N. Dickinson 24, Stephenson 20

Briefs

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3-man scramble GLADSTONE — Terrace Bluff Golf and Country Club has openings available for its upcoming Fall Classic 3-man scramble to be held Sept. 28-29. The scramble includes 36 holes of golf Saturday and Sunday, a dinner Saturday night and cash flight prizes. For more information and ...

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Esky basketball KINGSFORD — Keira Maki hit 25 points and Aleaha Lambert added 10 Thursday night as the Escanaba eighth-grade girls romped to a 51-7 victory over Kingsford. The Esky seventh-graders, however, dropped a 32-19 decision to Kingsford. Grayson LaMarche scored 11 points for ...

Column: There’s magic in the sound of raindrops

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“Now the rain’s been droppin,’ drip drop a drippin’ every day you’ve been away,” — Aaron Schroeder and Chuck Kaye — — — MARQUETTE — I’m sitting up in bed listening. Everyone else has gone to sleep. With the darkness gathered around me I’ve got my eyes closed ...