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Tigers routed after lead

DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland’s Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, and the Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-4 on Friday night after scoring eight runs in the fourth inning. Bauers singled and tripled in that inning. He also hit a double in the second and a two-run homer in the eighth, becoming ...

Raptors outlast Warriors to bring home their first title

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada’s first NBA championship. “We the North!” is now “We the Champs!” Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured the country’s first major title in 26 years with their most remarkable road win ...

Woods falls behind after day 2

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The crowd lining the ninth hole some 100 yards short of the seaside green at Pebble Beach couldn’t have been more pumped as Tiger Woods blasted out of a fairway bunker and his ball came to rest in the rough just in front of them. No matter that Woods would have ...

Tigers nearly shut out against Royals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nicky Lopez hit his first major league homer in the stadium where he played college ball, Homer Bailey allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Thursday night in the first big league regular season game played in ...

9th annual Symetra Tour

HARRIS - A record field will have their collective sights on a special prize next week at the Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass. A field of 156 women will be on hand for the ninth annual Symetra Tour event at Sweetgrass Golf Club. The normal field is 144 players but it was expanded ...

Prep schedule

Today’s game Baseball State semifinal At East Lansing (MSU) Division 3 Gladstone vs. Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett, 11:30 a.m. Saturday’s games Softball At East Lansing (MSU) State final Division 2 Escanaba vs. Stevensville Lakeshore, 10 a.m. Baseball At ...

Big Cup Golf Scramble

The Irish Oaks Golf Course sponsors a 3-woman Big Cup Golf Scramble every year with proceeds donated back to Delta County community charities. Recently, $2,900 was donated to the Delta County Cancer Alliance, Shop with a Cop, Hope at the Inn, U.P. Foster Closet, and Gladstone, Rapid River, and ...

Briefs

Bottle drive GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indians baseball program is holding a can and bottle drive fundraiser Friday, July 5 at Pat’s Foods in Gladstone from noon-5 p.m. For questions, contact Jodi Westerberg (906-420-0802). Firecracker Run GLADSTONE — The Fran Cannon 5 mile run/2.5 ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Softball At East Lansing (MSU) State final Division 2 Escanaba vs. Stevensville Lakeshore, 10 a.m.

Big Cup Golf Scramble

The Irish Oaks Golf Course sponsors a 3-woman Big Cup Golf Scramble every year with proceeds donated back to Delta County community charities. Recently, $2,900 was donated to the Delta County Cancer Alliance, Shop with a Cop, Hope at the Inn, U.P. Foster Closet, and Gladstone, Rapid River, and ...

Briefs

Bottle drive GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indians baseball program is holding a can and bottle drive fundraiser Friday, July 5 at Pat’s Foods in Gladstone from noon-5 p.m. For questions, contact Jodi Westerberg (906-420-0802). Firecracker Run GLADSTONE — The Fran Cannon 5 mile run/2.5 ...

Eskymos aim to repeat

EAST LANSING — Winning a state championship is hard. Winning back-to-back state championships is even harder. That’s what the Escanaba softball team will attempt to do this weekend at Michigan State University, beginning today in a Division 2 semifinal against North Branch at 12:30 p.m. ...

34th U.P. All-Star game Saturday in Newberry

NEWBERRY — Some of the Upper Peninsula’s best high school basketball players from the past season will be in Newberry Saturday for the 34th annual Upper Peninsula All-Star Classic. It will be the first time for the game to be held in Newberry. Other games have been held in Marquette, at ...

Blues take their first Stanley Cup

BOSTON (AP) — Blues goalie Jordan Binnington was waiting patiently, as NHL rookies learn to do, while the Stanley Cup was passed from teammate to teammate across the recently conquered ice of the new Boston Garden. Thirteen St. Louis players took their turn with the iconic trophy, raising it ...

Prep schedule

Today’s game Softball State semifinals At East Lansing (MSU) Division 2 Escanaba vs. North Branch, 12:30 Friday’s game Baseball At East Lansing (MSU) Division 3 Gladstone vs. Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett, 11:30

Briefs

Bottle drive GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indians baseball program is holding a can and bottle drive fundraiser Friday, July 5 at Pat’s Foods in Gladstone from noon-5 p.m. For questions, contact Jodi Westerberg (906-420-0802). Trail race July 20 HYDE — The first Stroke Awareness ...

Michigan State bound

MOUNT PLEASANT — Next stop, Michigan State. For the second game in a row, Gabi Salo came up with the big hit to support her dominant pitching and the Escanaba softball team hung on for a 2-0 win over Freeland in a Division 2 state quarterfinal here Tuesday. With no score entering the ...

Braves return to MSU with goal of finishing as state champions

EAST LANSING — The Gladstone baseball team is in a familiar position. Last year, the Braves made it to the Division 3 state semifinals before being knocked out by Madison Heights Bishop Foley, but this year, they’re hungry to make it all the way to the top. “(If we went all the way), ...

Elmer’s sweeps Oven King

GLADSTONE — Elmer’s County Market swept Oven King in a women’s softball fastpitch doubleheader here Monday. Elmer’s won a 19-18 thriller in the opener in extra innings and then had an easier 11-6 win in the nightcap. In the opener, Elmer’s took a 7-1 lead into the bottom of the ...

U.S. routs Thailand in World Cup opener

REIMS, France (AP) — Alex Morgan tied a World Cup record with five goals as the defending champion U.S. national team opened the Women’s World Cup with a record-breaking 13-0 rout of Thailand on Tuesday night. Samantha Mewis and Rose Lavelle each added a pair of goals for the United ...