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Showers’ late basket lifts Trojans past Cougars in OT

EBEN — In an entertaining Skyline Central Conference boys basketball game, Tommy Showers made the play of the night to lift the Forest Park Trojans to a 61-58 overtime road win over the Superior Central Cougars Friday. With the contest knotted 58-58 and just three seconds remaining in the ...

Mid Pen adds another to win streak

ST. NICHOLAS — The Mid Peninsula girls extended their winning streak to five games here Thursday night in a 41-35 basketball triumph over the Norway Knights. Daisy Englund scored 19 points for the Wolverines, who led 24-18 after the third quarter of this Skyline Central Conference ...

Carney boys use defense to cruise past Stephenson

CARNEY — Sometimes when offense isn’t running super smooth, you gotta get defensive. That’s what the Carney-Nadeau boys basketball team did Friday night, holding the Stephenson Eagles to 27 points in a 54-27 home win. The Wolves led the Skyline Central Conference contest 12-6 after ...

Broncos speed past Superior Central

HARRIS — Everybody got to play for the Bark River-Harris girls here Thursday night in a 56-16 basketball victory over the Superior Central Cougars. The Broncos led 14-2 after the first quarter and 30-7 at halftime of the Skyline Central Conference outing. “It was nice to see everybody ...

Emeralds fall to Patriots

MANISTIQUE — Leading seniors Tessa Leece and Madi Koski combined for 40 points to lead Westwood to a 66-35 girls basketball victory at Manistique on Friday night. Leece made two 3-pointers and scored 22 points, while Koski sank four triples and added 18 points. Leece also grabbed seven ...

Prep schedule

Tonight’s games Men’s basketball Bay College at Richard J. Daley College, 5 Girls’ basketball Ojibwe Chrt. at Hannahville, 5 Big Bay de Noc at Mackinac Island, 5:30 Westwood at Manistique, 6 Women’s basketball Bay College at Richard J. Daley College, 7 Boys’ ...

Bay men, women sweep

CHICAGO — The Bay College basketball teams doubled their pleasure here Friday night by sweeping a pair of games from Malcolm X (Richard J. Daley) College. Bay’s women posted a 68-36 victory and the men took a 72-66 decision. Haley Trudell led the Bay women with 12 points, four steals ...

U.P. scores

Wrestling Team districts Division 4 Manistique 35, Iron Mountain 29 Bark River-Harris 60, Manistique 10 Ishpeming 30, Gwinn 18 Westwood 48, Munising 24 Westwood 54, Ishpeming 24 Newberry 48, Indian River Inland Lakes 6 St. Ignace 48, Rudyard 24 Newberry 54, St. Ignace ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Girls’ basketball Ojibwe Charter at Hannahville, 8:30 a.m. Big Bay de Noc at Mackinac Island, 10 a.m. Wrestling Individual districts Division 2 (Escanaba) at Gaylord, 9 a.m. Division 3 (Gladstone) at Grayling, 9:30 a.m. Division 4 (BR-H and Manistique) at ...

U.P. scores

Boys’ basketball Escanaba 73, Rapid River 41 Westwood 66, Manistique 65 Munising 52, Mid Peninsula 37 Forest Park 61, Superior Central 58 (OT) C-Nadeau 54, Stephenson 27 Hannahville 64, Ojibwe Charter 46 Iron Mountain 84, Gwinn 51 Negaunee 76, Ishpeming 46 Houghton 81, ...

Briefs

Bay men to host regional game ESCANABA — For the second straight season, the Bay College men’s basketball team won the coin flip to determine who will be the top seed and get to host the Region 13 sub-region championship game Feb. 26. The Norse split with Dakota County Technical ...

Braves win 11th straight district title

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone wrestlers earned their 11th straight district championship here Wednesday night in a hard-fought 48-31 victory over the Negaunee Miners in a Division 3 final. Gladstone led 36-25 after junior Peter Noblet pinned Brayden Dunstan two minutes, 14 seconds into the ...

Esky repeats as district champs

MARQUETTE — MHSAA team wrestling district tournaments kicked off across the state on Wednesday night and a Division 2 tilt between Escanaba and Marquette surely didn’t disappoint. After the Redmen steamrolled Sault Ste. Marie 66-18 in the semifinal, the hosts were ready to take on an ...

Bay women rally past Samsons

IRONWOOD — After losing the first matchup with Bay College last month, GCC coach Mark Movrich expected to be going back to Escanaba for the tournament game, regardless of the outcome of Wednesday’s game in Ironwood. Even if GCC took the second of two regular-season matchups — an outcome ...

Bay men raid Samsons

IRONWOOD — It’s no secret the GCC Samsons have had trouble scoring this year. Their offensive difficulties spoiled a good defensive effort Saturday against DCTC and it kept them from challenging Bay College Wednesday night. Bay has been a particularly challenging matchup for the Samsons ...

NLY swimmers succeed at Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Northern Lights YMCA swimmers put on a strong performance last weekend at the Iron Mountain Polar Plunge. Edye Burdett placed first in four individual events and became the newest swimmer to qualify for the state swim meet in the 25-yard backstroke in the girls 8 and ...

Prep schedule

Tonight’s games Wrestling Team district Division 4 At Iron Mountain Manistique vs. Iron Mountain, 5 BR-Harris vs. winner, 6:30 Girls’ basketball North Central at Stephenson, 6 Gladstone at Gwinn, 7:15 Norway at Mid Peninsula, 7:30 Superior Central at Bark River-Harris, ...

U.P. scores

Wrestling Team districts Division 2 Marquette 66, S. Ste. Marie 18 Escanaba 51, Marquette 24 Division 3 Gladstone 72, Menominee 11 Negaunee 54, Kingsford 28 Gladstone 48, Negaunee 31 Boys’ basketball Munising 56, Superior Central 23 Negaunee 42, Westwood 36 Rudyard 50, ...

Briefs

Norse baseball to hold spring clinic ESCANABA — The Bay College baseball team has announced that its 2020 Spring Clinic will be held Saturday, Feb. 29. This year’s clinic will take on a different format than a year ago. Participants can sign up for one session per age group. The ...

Braves fall to Redmen

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone boys basketball team fought back time and time again before falling short in a 70-58 home loss to Great Northern Conference rival Marquette Tuesday night. Despite trailing the entire way and falling behind by as many as 14 in the second quarter, the Braves (7-7, 1-4 ...