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Local schedule 12/9/23

Today’s games Wrestling Manistique at St. Ignace Invitational, 9 a.m. Escanaba at Bay Port Invitational, 9 a.m. Bark River-Harris, Powers North Central at Laona-Wabeno, Wis. Invitational, 10:30 a.m. Bowling Escanaba vs. Iron Mountain at Marquette, 9:30 a.m. Competitive ...

Coming Monday

Look for our full stories from the following Friday night boys basketball games that didn’t meet our 10:30 p.m. deadline online and in print on Monday, Dec. 11th: Bark River-Harris vs West Iron County Big Bay de Noc vs Michigamme Escanaba vs Kingsford

Local scoreboard from 12/7/23

Thursday’s scores Boys’ basketball Powers North Central 53, Rapid River 19 Superior Central 41, Rock Mid Peninsula 23 Girls’ basketball Ishpeming 41, Gladstone 26 Florence, Wis. 63, Powers North Central 22

UP Scoreboard from 12/7/23

Thursday’s scores Boys’ basketball Munising 65, Stephenson 38 Iron Mountain 91, West Iron County 18 Houghton 86, L’Anse 24 Lake Linden-Hubbell 67, Baraga 16 Painesdale Jeffers 69, Calumet 18 Wakefield-Marenisco 58, Ontonagon 40 Bessemer 41, Watersmeet 32 Ironwood 50, ...

Powers North Central girls drop opener to Florence

SPALDING — It was a tough opening night for the Powers North Central girls here Thursday as it dropped a 63-22 basketball decision to Florence (Wi.). Turnovers hurt the Jets in this non-conference contest, especially against the Bobcats’ ¾-court pressure defense in the second quarter ...

Escanaba girls basketball falls to Sault Ste. Marie

SAULT STE. MARIE — After trailing by as many as 12 points in the second quarter, Escanaba girls basketball had Sault Ste. Marie in a 44-44 tie with under 40 seconds remaining. The Eskymos couldn’t seal the deal, falling to 0-2 on the young season in a 47-44 road loss on Friday. “We ...