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Local teams show up for Cabela’s AUSABLE, MICH. — Sixteen local anglers are competing this week as part of the Cabela’s 2021 National Team Championship in Ausable. After the first day of competition (Thursday), the teams of Ben Spriks (Wells) & Bryant Dault (Escanaba), Patt ...

UPSHOF will return

HARRIS — The Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet returns Aug. 15 to the Island Resort & Casino. Ten people who were forced to miss last year’s induction due to COVID-19 will finally become Hall of Famers. John Barnes and Todd Dagenais, natives of Escanaba and current ...

Indians fall to Greens late

GLADSTONE — Momentum shifted back and forth between the North Dickinson Greens and Gladstone Indians but ultimately ended in favor of the Greens in the bottom of the seventh as they won 6-5 Thursday night in Gladstone on opening day of the American Legion Zone Tournament. With a runner — ...

Bark River’s Potvin wins at Tahoe run

ESCANABA — It took six tries, but Janelle Potvin finally landed the big prize in the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Run at Carson City, Nev. Sunday. The Bark River native was crowned women’s champion for the first time after completing the rugged 104-mile course in 26 hours, 20 ...

Giannis caps season with Finals MVP

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Three weeks ago, a knee injury left Giannis Antetokounmpo looking 50/50 to return for the rest of the Bucks’ playoff run. Look at him now. The Greek Freak delivered perhaps the best performance of his career at the best possible moment and can now add an NBA Finals MVP ...

Harbaugh resolute about resurrecting UM program

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As their paths crossed at Big Ten Media Days, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Nebraska coach Scott Frost appeared to have one thing in common: They are at a crossroads in their careers. Both have been humbled in recent years. Both need to win now, quite possibly, to save ...