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Norse hold off Lakers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Heading to Northwood

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, ...

Prep football

Football 8-player Division 2 Semifinals Pickford 40, Hillman 8

Becoming a Badger

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 ...

Ferris State bound

ESCANABA — Dakota Cloutier knew she liked Ferris State University when she was in the 7th grade. Now, five years later, she’s officially a Bulldog. The standout senior catcher signed her letter-of-intent on National Signing Day in the Escanaba High School library Tuesday, with her parents ...

NLY swimmers top Marquette in home opener

ESCANABA — Northern Lights YMCA swimmers made this season’s home swimming debut a successful one here Saturday, taking a 2,081-1,069 decision from Marquette. The annual Red, White and Blue meet drew 80 swimmers. “It was nice to have a small meet for our first-time swimmers,” said ...

Prep schedule

Tonight’s games Volleyball regionals Division 3 Traverse City St. Francis at Manistique, 6 Division 4 At Westwood Carney-Nadeau vs. Painesdale Jeffers, 7 At Cheboygan Onaway vs. Rudyard, 6 Friday’s game Eight-player football Division 2 State semifinal Hillman at ...