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Gladstone boys’ golf takes third

CHAMPION — The Marquette boys golf team had a solid day on the course Tuesday afternoon as it took home the title at the Negaunee Range Bank Invitational, played at Wawonowin Country Club. The Redmen finished at 320, while Norway was runner-up with 343. “The boys played really well ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Golf North Central Invitational at Highland, 11 a.m. Track Baseball Gladstone at Negaunee (DH), 4 North Central at Marquette (DH), 4 Norway at Superior Central (DH), 4 Softball Rapid River at Marquette (DH), 4 Norway at Superior Central (DH), 4 Gladstone at ...

Briefs

For the record ESCANABA — It is yet to be determined if Sydney Herioux is the valedictorian at Gladstone High School. Due to information received, Herioux was referred to as the valedictorian in an article in Monday’s edition of the Daily Press. Gladstone Men’s Golf League ...

Eichhorn is in 24th

AUSTIN, Tex. — The host Texas Longhorns are having a good time on their home course at the NCAA regional golf tournament this week. Texas is in first place with a 552 total over the opening two rounds and has all five golfers among the top 15 in the tournament entering today’s final ...

Braves rally past Esky

ESCANABA — The Escanaba baseball team put up a valiant effort in its rematch against the Gladstone Braves, but was ultimately overcome 4-1 here Monday night in a pitching duel. The Eskymos led 1-0 entering the fifth inning of the Great Northern Conference contest. After a lineout, three ...

Broncos earn split with North Central

HERMANSVILLE — It wasn’t always pretty, but solid base running was the difference for the Bark River-Harris baseball team in a 5-2 triumph over North Central here Monday evening. The Jets won the opener of the doubleheader on a walk-off home run by Noah Gorzinski. In the nightcap, the ...

Five-run seventh lifts Braves

KINGSFORD — Gladstone’s bats came alive with a five-run seventh in the nightcap to sweep Kingsford here Monday. The Braves (22-3) scored five runs on six hits for a 7-3 win. Gladstone won the first game 7-4. Kingsford (12-9) tied the second game at 1-1 with a home run by Maggie Strehlow ...

Salo tosses no-hitter, Esky sweeps Redettes

MARQUETTE — Gabi Salo fired a no-hitter, struck out 12 and walked one as the Escanaba Eskymos blanked the Marquette Redettes 10-0 here Monday in the first game of a Great Northern Conference softball doubleheader. The Eskymos also won the nightcap 15-1 in six frames. Offensively, Salo had ...

Redmen edge Eskymos

MARQUETTE — The Marquette tennis team got six of its seven victories in straight sets, knocking off Escanaba 7-1 here Monday. Marquette’s only three-set win was at No. 4 singles, where the Redmen’s Ben Sternschuss held off Shaun Beauchamp 3-6, 6-1, 6-4. The Eskymos’ lone victory ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Golf Gladstone at Negaunee Invitational (Wawonowin), 10 a.m. Munising at Manistique, 4 Tennis Kingsford at Escanaba, 4 Track Manistique at Newberry Invitational, 4 Softball Manistique at Iron Mountain (DH), 4 Superior Central at Bark River-Harris (DH), ...

Briefs

TimberStone to open Friday IRON MOUNTAIN — Pine Mountain Resort’s TimberStone opens Friday for the 2019 season. Golf Digest magazine has selected TimberStone as one of the top 24 golf courses to play in the United States. Firecracker Run GLADSTONE — The Fran Cannon 5 mile run/2.5 ...

Esky girls’ golf takes 2nd

MENOMINEE — The Menominee girls and Marinette boys golf teams were victorious at the Menominee Invitational held at Riverside Golf Club on Monday. The Maroons crushed the competition, beating second-place Escanaba (464) by 55 strokes after coming in at 409. Esky’s Paxton Johnson took ...

Rockets sweep to snap losing streak

MUNISING — The Rapid River Rockets snapped a six-game losing streak here Monday, sweeping to 12-1 and 17-0 softball victories over the Munising Mustangs. Natalie Belanger pitched all five innings of the opener, striking out 12, walking two and scattering five hits. Belanger collected ...

UPSHF inducts 10 new honorees

HARRIS — The late Marmaduke “Duke” Christie of Escanaba was one of 10 new honorees inducted into the U.P. Sports Hall of Fame at the 48th annual banquet Saturday evening in Harris. Also inducted were Jerry Bugni of L’Anse, Fran DesArmo of Munising, Dave Duncan of Cedarville, Jeff ...

Salo tosses perfect game in shutout of Gladstone

ESCANABA — Fastball or change-up, it didn’t seem to matter. Every pitch Escanaba’s Gabi Salo threw ended with the same result — nobody getting on base. Salo threw her first perfect game of the season while striking out 14, and the Eskymos shut out rival Gladstone 7-0 in the Escanaba ...

Local student-athletes awarded scholarships at UPSHF banquet

HARRIS — Two local student-athletes received a prestigious honor at the 48th annual U.P. Sports Hall of Fame banquet at the Island Resort and Casino in Harris Saturday evening. Escanaba senior Paxton Johnson and Gladstone senior Sydney Herioux were presented $1,000 scholarships by the UPSHF ...

Kamin tosses one-hitter, Esky wins two

ESCANABA — The Escanaba baseball team added two wins here Saturday, as the Eskymos have now won six of their last seven games. Esky out-hit the Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils 10-4 in the its morning opener, and after a tense, scoreless game that exploded in the sixth, the Eskymos shut out ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Golf Menominee Invitational, 11 a.m. Bark River-Harris Scramble at Irish Oaks, 11 a.m. Tennis Escanaba at Marquette, 3:30 Softball Escanaba at Marquette (DH), 4 Rapid River at Munising (DH), 4 Brimley at Superior Central (DH), 4 Bark River-Harris at ...

Briefs

Highland Senior Men’s Golf League ESCANABA — The Highland Senior Men’s Golf League is holding its opening meeting Thursday. Coffee and sweet rolls start at 9 a.m., with golf to follow, weather permitting. A vote is scheduled to change the 50/50 drawings to half-and-half. All area ...

Broncos go 2-of-3 at invite

ESCANABA — The Bark River-Harris Broncos recovered from a slow start in time to win 2-of-3 softball games in the Escanaba Invitational here Saturday. After dropping their opener to the Millington jayvees 11-1 in five innings, the Broncos bounced back in a 27-3 rout of Marquette, then ...