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Gladstone Sports H.O.F. banquet cancelled GLADSTONE — It is with great regret that the Gladstone High School Sports Hall of Fame Committee has cancelled this year’s 2020 Fall Induction Banquet. The committee is hoping that next year it can continue the tradition of electing and honoring ...

U.P. baseball

U-19 Thursday’s game Gladstone 7, Escanaba 1

Cubs ride past Red Wave

ESCANABA — The ability to hit with two outs made all the difference the Escanaba Cubs needed in an 8-2 win home over Menominee in Upper Peninsula Under-19 League baseball action Wednesday evening. The Cubs (5-1), who got a solid pitching performance from Grant LaMarche, scored seven of ...

Indians start fast, shut out Golds 6-0

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indians got the start they wanted here Wednesday night in a 6-0 baseball triumph over the Iron Mountain Golds in an Upper Peninsula Under-19 League contest. A three-run homer to left-centerfield by Dan Martin got the Indians going in the opening frame and Ryan ...

UPGA best ball results

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Upper Peninsula Golf Association held their U.P. Best Ball tournaments at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain recently. The men’s tournament was held June 27-28, while the women’s was held June 22-23. Jim Markell of Pine Grove and Dan Anderson of Oak Crest Golf ...

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Michigan-Wisconsin Tennis Open ESCANABA — The 73rd annual Michigan-Wisconsin Tennis Open is scheduled for Aug. 1-2 on area courts. Singles is $18 per person and doubles is $22 per team. T-shirts will be included. Singles will be played Saturday and doubles will be played ...

U.P. baseball schedule

U-19 Wednesday’s games Escanaba 8, Menominee 2 Gladstone 6, Iron Mountain 0 Today’s game Gladstone at Escanaba, 7

Indians rally past Bucs

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indians and Bark River Bucs treated the fans to some free baseball before the Indians finally scored the go-ahead run on an error in the bottom of the ninth inning to seal a 5-4 home victory in Upper Peninsula Under-19 League action Monday evening. With the bases ...

Two aces on one hole! DeGrand, Dubord make ECC history on hole No. 8

ESCANABA — Paul DeGrand and Bill Dubord were just going for a casual round of golf Saturday morning at Escanaba Country Club. Or so they thought. The pair of Michigan State University graduates — with the nicknames Woggs and Dubi — have been golfing together in Delta County for over 30 ...

Cubs rally for 8-7 win in Wisconsin

COLEMAN, Wis. — Riley Lamb smashed a big two-run single with two outs in the top of the sixth inning to help the Escanaba Cubs rally past Coleman, Wis. for an 8-7 road victory Monday evening. The Cubs led 4-1 early before trailing 6-4 entering the sixth. Lamb’s two-run single put them ...

Highland golf scramble to raise money for U.P. Honor Flight

HYDE — The Highland Golf Course, located seven miles west of Escanaba on US Highway 2, is proud to be hosting a four-person scramble golf tournament July 11 to raise money for the U.P. Honor Flight. Event organizers encourage area golfers to come out to have some fun golfing and raise ...

Rebuilding MLB clubs hope to keep developing prospects

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto had at one point expected former first-round pick Logan Gilbert to be pitching at T-Mobile Park by the time June rolled around. He also believed Jarred Kelenic, one of the top prospects in all of baseball, would likely soon ...

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Escanaba Blue Line Club Calendar Raffle ESCANABA — The Escanaba Hockey Blue Line Club has changed the dates of its monthly drawings to the second Tuesday of each month at Ferdinand’s Restaurant, 1318 Ludington Street in Escanaba. The club would also like to remind those who purchased ...

MLB rosters shuffle due to COVID-19

PHOENIX (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches. A trio of players, including Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake and Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman, have announced they won’t be playing in the upcoming 60-game ...

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Senior golf scramble GLADSTONE — The 15th annual Senior two-man scramble takes place July 9 at Terrace Bluff Golf Club for men 50 and up. Entry fee is $100 per team. Cart reservation is $30 per cart and the trail fee is $5 per private cart. There will be a shotgun start at noon. Ages ...

Baseball schedule

U-19 baseball Wednesday’s games Menominee at Escanaba, 7 Iron Mountain at Gladstone, 7 Thursday’s game Gladstone at Escanaba, 7

Cubs win pitcher’s duel: Arnt picks up shutout victory

Editor’s note: This game was completed past the print deadline to make it in Saturday’s edition of the Daily Press. ESCANABA — Scoring chances were few and far between in a pitcher’s duel here Friday night. The Escanaba Cubs, however, cashed in on their best opportunity in the ...

Bucs sweep the Sault to snap losing streak

BARK RIVER — The Bark River Bucs snapped a six-game losing streak here Saturday, sweeping to 8-7 and 8-5 baseball victories over Sault Ste. Marie in the Upper Peninsula Under-19 League. Bark River won the opener on Antonio Mercier’s bases-loaded single in the seventh inning. Carter ...

Hamlin earns fourth win

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Round 2 at Pocono went to Denny Hamlin. Hamlin seized the spotlight, specifically in victory lane when Pocono had to set up lights after the race ended in the dark. Hamlin topped Kevin Harvick on Sunday night to win the second Cup race of the weekend at Pocono Raceway ...

Johnson wins Travelers to extend career-long streak

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson won the Travelers Championship on Sunday to end a long drought and extend his career-long season victory streak to 13. Johnson closed with a 3-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Kevin Streelman at fan-free TPC River Highlands. Johnson last won in ...