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Packers’ Bakhtiari not setting return timetable

Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari has used his big personality to make his presence felt in training camp even as he’s unable to practice. How soon he will join his teammates on the field remains uncertain. The All-Pro left tackle tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in ...

Tues. gold medal roundup

TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Tuesday, August 3, at the Tokyo Games: ——— BOXING WOMEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT Sena Irie of Japan has claimed the first-ever women’s featherweight boxing gold medal with a unanimous decision over the Philippines’ Nesthy Petecio. Irie ...

Woodson’s legacy helping kids

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Charles Woodson walked onto his covered patio, overlooking a pool and golf course, to share some sources of pride with visitors. Two were expected, and one was not. Woodson cradled the Heisman Trophy and Thorpe Award he won as a three-way, national championship player ...

Esky Bears win 13U Marinette tourney

The Escanaba Bears 13U travel baseball team earned first place in the Marinette 13U Tournament finishing Sunday. The Bears lost their first game in pool play 1-6 to Kewaunee, but then gained wins over Mid County 11-6, Peshtigo 13-6 and Marinette 16-15 leaving them at 3-1 in pool play. ...

Briefs

Esky football ESCANABA — Escanaba High School varsity, JV, and freshman football teams will begin the 2021 football season with summer practice on August 9th at 3 p.m. for all three levels. All practices will be held at the Escanaba Athletic Field. Practices for the first week will be ...

MSHS graduate Gray earns Olympic silver

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — American wrestler Adeline Gray fell short of the career-defining moment she sought for so long. Germany’s Aline Rotter-Focken beat her 7-3 Monday night in the 76-kilogram women’s freestyle wrestling final. Gray is a five-time world champion, but she had never ...