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Eskymos pull away late

MENOMINEE — An error-filled fourth and fifth inning for Menominee allowed Escanaba to pull away and eventually go home with a 9-3 Great Northern Conference victory on Thursday. In the top of the fifth inning leading 3-1, Esky’s Bryant Maki was hit by a pitch to start the inning and Craig ...

Briefs

Irish Oaks men GLADSTONE — Eric VanDamme, Wayne Arts and Don Cousineau shot 37s at the Irish Oaks Men’s League Wednesday. They were followed by Kevin Vogel 38, Dave Wallin 38, Fred Breitzman 39, Rom Warran 39 and Scott Kwarciany 39.

Braves bucked by Mustangs

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone tennis team fell 7-1 against the Munising Mustangs here Thursday. Peter Noblet earned Gladstone’s lone win at No. 4 singles with a quick two-set victory over Munising’s Joe Holcomb 6-1, 6-0. “Peter Noblet had a great match at No. 4 singles,” Braves’ ...

Escanaba tennis handles Menominee

Editor’s note: This story arrived to the Daily Press after the deadline for Friday’s paper. MENOMINEE — The Menominee boys tennis team came away with two wins against Escanaba at home on Thurday, but the Eskymos got the better of the Maroons in a 5-2 win. Menominee’s first win came ...

Jets’ Gorzinski sets U.P. record

DAGGETT — North Central pitcher Noah Gorzinski established a U.P. record Tuesday when the Jets outlasted Stephenson 2-1 in a 10-inning Superior Central Conference baseball game. Gorzinski struck out 22 Eagles in nine innings to apparently set a U.P. record. The MHSAA baseball record book ...

Eskymos sweep Braves

GLADSTONE — The Escanaba tennis team swept the Gladstone Braves 8-0 here Wednesday for its second straight win. Despite the sweep, the Braves made it difficult for the Eskymos. No. 3 doubles was in its second set with Escanaba ahead 1-0. Ian Valentine and Jayger Lamarch led the set 5-3, but ...

Salo, Esky softball continue dominance

ESCANABA — Ever since softball became part of the Escanaba High School athletic program in 1997, it has been among the best and most consistent offerings in the state. Much of that success is credit to a tremendous Little League program. Last year the Eskymos confirmed their elite prep ...

Gladstone shuts out Maroons

MENOMINEE — Andie Balenger threw a three-hit shutout for Gladstone as the Braves came to Menominee and won a Great Northern Conference game 8-0 on Wednesday. Gladstone started off the game with two runs in the first inning. Taylor Trudeau doubled to lead off and was singled in by Jenna ...

Braves sweep Miners

NEGAUNEE — It was a long day for the otherwise successful Negaunee High School baseball team running up one of the best teams in the Upper Peninsula on Wednesday. Gladstone swept the Miners 14-2 and 11-2 in Negaunee’s seventh and eighth games in the last five days. “No excuses, but ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Track D-3 regional at Rapid River, 2 D-1 regional at Escanaba, 2:30 Tennis Munising at Gladstone, 4 Escanaba at Menominee, 4 Softball Menominee at Escanaba (DH), 4 Gwinn at Manistique (DH), 4 Baseball Peshtigo, Wis. at Gladstone (DH), 4 Escanaba at ...

Briefs

Football camp HARRIS — Bark River-Harris is hosting a ‘County Line Wing-T Football Camp’ June 17-19 at the BR-H school. The camp runs from 6-8 p.m. each day. Registration is due June 1. For more information, contact coach Al Stenberg (906-553-9147). Road race May 27 RAPID EIVER ...

Rockets swept

MARQUETTE — It was a frustrating day for the Rapid River Rockets here Wednesday as they dropped 3-1 and 8-7 softball decisions to the Marquette Redettes. Rapid River led 7-3 after 6 1/2 innings of the second game before Marquette tied the contest with four runs in the bottom of the seventh ...

Jets earn both medalists

HYDE — The Mid Peninsula girls and the Big Bay de Noc boys came out on top at the North Central golf invitational at the Highland here Wednesday. Mid Pen’s girls’ team score was 238, followed by North Central with 247 and Forest Park at 261. North Central’s Jadie Linder earned ...

Eichhorn takes 18th at NCAA regional tourney

AUSTIN, Tex. — The University of Marquette matched its pre-regional seed by finishing eighth at the NCAA men’s golf regional here Wednesday. The Golden Eagles were led by Hunter Eichhorn, a sophomore who prepped at Carney-Nadeau High School. Eichhorn tied for 18th place with rounds of ...

Braves split with Esky

ESCANABA — A rivalry reignited here Tuesday as the Gladstone softball team snapped Escanaba’s rivalry winning streak. The Braves split with Esky, dropping the first game 3-0 and winning the second 8-5 in Great Northern Conference action. In the second game, the Eskymos led 4-0 going into ...

Offensive outburst leads Gladstone to sweep of Maroons

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone baseball team didn’t waste any time disposing of Menominee here Tuesday evening, mercying the Maroons 13-3 in the second game of a doubleheader. The Braves also rallied for a 4-2 win in the opener. In the nightcap, three straight RBI singles by Cooper Cavadeas, ...

Esky splits with Flivvers

QUINNESEC — If it wasn’t for Andrew Paupore, it might have been a complete day to forget for Kingsford. Paupore’s gem on the mound in the first game helped Kingsford hold on to a doubleheader split with Escanaba on Tuesday. Paupore threw a complete game, giving up three hits with no ...

Eskymos’ tennis edges Flivvers 6-2

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eskymos stepped up their level of play Tuesday in a 6-2 tennis victory over the Kingsford Flivvers. Esky swept the singles matches and won No. 3 and 4 doubles. “This is a big win for us because they beat us 6-2 at their place,” said Esky coach Tom Penegor. “I ...

BR-H sweeps Mustangs

BARK RIVER — The Bark River-Harris Broncos made short work of Munising here Tuesday in 15-0 and 16-1 softball victories over the Mustangs. Eden Oswald fired a one-hitter and struck out 8 of 15 hitters in the opener, which ended in four innings. She also collected three hits and drove in ...

MHSAA makes seeding changes

IRON MOUNTAIN — Michigan boys and girls high school basketball teams will be seeded for district tournaments beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Representative Council met last week in Gaylord to act on committee proposals in a variety ...