GLADSTONE — Thanks in large part to a big run in the fourth quarter, the Gladstone Braves girls basketball team (3-1) defeated the Kingsford Flivvers (1-3).
With about five minutes to go in the game, the Braves held the lead 38-34 as their head coach Andy Cretens called a timeout. In the ...
WELLS — The Escanaba Eskymos mounted an early challenge, but couldn’t stay with Houghton in an 8-3 hockey loss to the Gremlins Tuesday night.
Esky trailed just 4-3 after the opening frame before the Gremlins began to pull away in the second.
“The kids gave a good effort,” said Esky ...
ST. NICHOLAS — Who put that lid on the basket?
The Mid Peninsula boys and girls may be asking themselves that after dropping both ends of a non-conference basketball doubleheader to the Engadine Eagles here Monday night.
Engadine’s boys hung on for a 34-27 victory, and its girls won ...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Not long after Saben Lee scored a career-best 21 points and helped the Detroit Pistons snap a three-game losing streak, the point guard was presented with a memento to ensure he won’t soon forget the game.
Lee, a rookie out of Vanderbilt on a two-way contract, made 8 ...
Escanaba at Marquette
MARQUETTE — The Escanaba Eskymos boy’s basketball team (6-0, 2-0 GNC) repeated their early success against the Marquette Redmen, this time on the road, winning 63-57 in Marquette.
“It felt like exactly the same kind of battle,” said Eskymos ...
Bark River-Harris, Escanaba, Gladstone at Marquette, 5:30
Finlandia at Bay College, 7
Stephenson at Bark River-Harris, 7:45
Superior Central at Carney-Nadeau, 8
Bark River-Harris at North ...
Week 2 (Feb. 22)
Courtesy of Paul Lagrou
1 Bradley Hall Rudyard
2 Drew Hanson Gladstone
3 Eli Gardner Escanaba
4 Brenden Siedlecki Bark River
5 Shyna Hruska Iron Mountain
1 Shawn McGuire Iron Mountain
2 Josh Riley Bark River
3 Matt Valletta St. Ignace
POWERS — After a back-and-forth battle in the opening minutes, the Bark River-Harris Broncos girls basketball team (5-2) pulled away to defeat the North Central Jets (2-4) 56-36 Monday night in Powers.
“It’s always good to win at North Central. (They’re) the biggest rival for the ...
Gladstone at Westwood
ISHPEMING — Cam Ballard had a big night here Monday, leading the Gladstone Braves to a 64-42 basketball triumph over the Westwood Patriots.
Ballard collected 20 points, seven assists and seven rebounds in the Mid-Peninsula Conference contest. ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 38 points and Khris Middleton scored 32 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks past the skidding Sacramento Kings 128-115 on Sunday night.
“I thought individually they were good, and they had good moments together,” Milwaukee coach Mike Budenholzer said. ...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nikola Vucevic had 37 points and 11 rebounds, Evan Fournier added a season-high 29 points and the Orlando Magic beat the Detroit Pistons 105-96 on Sunday night.
The Magic have won three in a row, their longest winning streak since opening the season 4-0. The Magic and ...
HANCOCK — Hancock senior Mason Mikesch earned a hat trick on Friday as the Bulldogs earned a 5-1 victory over the visiting Escanaba Eskymos.
It is an up-and-down chase in the first period for both teams. The Eskymos came out on the ice quick and strong. However, as the clock wound down ...
NORWAY — The Norway girls reaped the benefits of a fourth-quarter surge here Friday night in a 52-40 basketball victory over the North Central Jets.
Norway led 35-33 following a seven-foot jump shot by sophomore Andi Carlson with 2.1 seconds left in the third quarter of this Skyline Central ...
MHSAA delays spring
sports by one week
EAST LANSING — The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association approved an adjustment to the Spring 2021 schedule Monday.
The start of Spring practices will be dalyed by one week to March 22, and competition will be pushed ...
Houghton at Escanaba, 6
Escanaba at Marquette, 7
Big Bay de Noc at Maplewood Baptist, 7
North Central at Munising, 7:30
Norway at Superior Central, 7:30
Manistique at Bark River-Harris, 7:45
Rapid River at Carney-Nadeau, 8
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a virtually empty Value City Arena, the matchup between No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 Ohio State in February looked more like an intense NCAA Tournament game in March: good shooting, timely 3-pointers, fierce play under the rim, few mistakes and some late drama.
MARQUETTE — The Gladstone Braves boy’s basketball team (3-2) took a 66-51 loss Saturday against the Marquette Redmen (4-1) in Marquette.
“We started fine,” said Gladstone coach Mike Cretens. “(But) our biggest problem all night was our defense. I don’t know if it was tired legs ...
MENOMINEE — It was a tale of two halves for the Menominee boys basketball team in Friday night’s Great Northern Conference matchup against Gladstone.
The Maroons came out of the gates showing a lot of energy and built a 37-23 halftime advantage by turning their defense into offense and ...