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SC denies Jets first win

POWERS — The Superior Central volleyball team grounded the North Central Jets in a nip-and-tuck five-setter (15-25, 26-24, 20-25, 25-13, 15-13) here Tuesday as the Jets fell short of getting their first win of the season. It all came down to the fifth set. North Central came out quick ...

Emeralds flex muscle in sweep over Gwinn

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Emeralds continue to show their dominance. Facing a good Gwinn team for the second time this year, the Emeralds controlled most of the match to complete a 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-22) volleyball sweep here Tuesday. Trailing 9-8 in the opening set, Manistique’s ...

Broncos swept by North Dickinson

FELCH — With strong serving and calculated play at the net, the North Dickinson Lady Nordics swept the Bark River-Harris Broncos Tuesday night inside the Carl F. Lemin Jr. Gymnasium. In the 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-13) Skyline Central Conference win, ND head coach Sandy Haustein had mixed ...

King bowls 300 game, 836 series at Bowl-a-rama Lanes

ESCANABA — Two for the price of one. Kenny King had a night of bowling he will likely never forget here Oct. 7 as he rolled his first 300 game and a personal-best 836 series at Bowl-a-rama Lanes. His series is the second highest to be recorded in Delta County, approximately 30 pins shy of ...

MP tops Trojans for first time

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Mid Peninsula volleyball team squeezed past the Forest Park Trojans 3-2 (25-19, 20-25, 25-20, 13-25, 15-8) here Tuesday for the first time ever. Mid Pen (9-2) minimized its own mistakes and capitalized on the Trojans’ as it quickly finished the fifth set. “In the ...

Rockets shoot past Black Bears

GARDEN CORNERS — Rapid River’s hitters presented problems for Big Bay de Noc here Tuesday night as the Rockets rolled to a 3-0 (25-13, 25-11, 25-19) volleyball triumph over the Black Bears. “Emotions were running high with this being our last home match and we let it get to our ...

Prep schedule

Thursday’s games Soccer Big Bay de Noc at Ojibwe Charter, 4:30 Volleyball Big Bay de Noc at Ojibwe Charter, 6:30 Escanaba at Sault Ste. Marie, 7 Kingsford at Gladstone, 7 Bark River-Harris at Menominee, 7:30 S. Central at Munising, 7:30 Forest Park at Rapid River, 7:30 N. ...

Briefs

Junior high cage GLADSTONE — Grayson LaMarche scored 21 points here Tuesday night as the Escanaba seventh-grade girls posted a 50-17 basketball triumph over Gladstone. Katey Lamb and McKenzie Engebretson added six each for Esky. Lauren Sundquist hit seven and Tia Schone had six for ...

Packers rally past Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It took Mason Crosby 13 seasons to perform his first Lambeau Leap. The 35-year-old kicker nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired and jumped into the crowd with a boost from long snapper Hunter Bradley after he finished off a rally for the Green Bay Packers, who ...

Gladstone boys take second at M-PC meet

FLAT ROCK — The Ishpeming boys continued a season-long trend here Monday as they captured the Mid-Peninsula Conference cross country title with 23 points. Ishpeming, as it has all year, ran as a pack and grabbed five of the top seven places. Runner-up Gladstone scored 46 points, followed by ...

Jets surrender home loss to Mustangs

POWERS — Sometimes in volleyball all you need is a little bit of momentum. That proved to be the case here Monday as the Munising Mustangs overcame a sluggish start to win the first set and carry that momentum to a 3-0 (26-24, 25-19, 25-17) sweep of North Central. The Mustangs (3-8) created ...

Small changes in U.P. poll

ESCANABA — There’s very little change in the most recent U.P. football poll voted on by the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Area teams Escanaba and North Central are both still ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions after each earned shutout victories over ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Cross country Norway Invitational, 4:30 Volleyball Rapid River at Big Bay, 6 Gwinn at Manistique, 7 Superior Central at North Central, 7:30 Mid Pen at Forest Park, 7:30 Bark River-Harris at North Dickinson, 8

Gladstone HOF inducts new members

Editor’s note: A photo of the Gladstone Hall of Fame inductees will appear in an edition of the Daily Press later this week. GLADSTONE — It was a night to share memories here Saturday as five individuals and two championship teams were inducted into the Gladstone Athletic Hall of ...

Sault wins Elks Invitational

ESCANABA — Six fallen teams and seven hours of volleyball led to the Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils grounding the Stephenson Eagles 2-0 (25-20, 25-15) here Saturday in the final round of the annual Escanaba Elks Invitational. The Blue Devils got off to a quick start in the first set, but a ...

Jets shut out Newberry

POWERS — Top-ranked North Central had an answer for nearly everything Newberry tried to do here Saturday in a 54-0 eight-player football victory over the Newberry Indians. The Jets’ defense limited the Indians to 73 yards in total offense in this non-conference contest. “Our team is ...

Grimm wins women’s 10-K; Whitmer 2nd in men’s race

GLADSTONE — Ahmed Elnoshokaty of Marquette topped a field of 74 runners in the MISH Waterfront Fall 10-kilometer run here Saturday, covering the 6.2-mile course in 40 minutes, 55.7 seconds. He was followed by Gary Whitmer of Gladstone (43:10.4) and Greg Isom of Madison, Wis. (43:25.3) on ...

Cougars bit by injuries in loss to Brimley

EBEN — The Superior Central Cougars got bit hard by the injury bug Saturday, dropping a 48-36 football decision to the Brimley Bays. Zach Englund, the Cougars’ third-string quarterback, went down early in the fourth quarter with a possible MCL injury. The team also lost its fourth and ...

Tech beats NMU for 10th time in a row

HOUGHTON — Will Ark threw a go-ahead 10-yard touchdown pass to Ben Hartley with 7:24 remaining, and the Michigan Tech football team rallied to beat rival Northern Michigan 24-20 for the 10th straight time here Saturday in their annual Miners’ Cup game. Ark got the Huskies on the board ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Cross country M-PC meet at Flat Rock, 4 Volleyball Munising at North Central, 7:30 Tuesday’s games Cross country Norway Invitational, 4:30 Volleyball Rapid River at Big Bay, 6 Gwinn at Manistique, 7 Superior Central at North Central, 7:30 Mid Pen at ...