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UM takes game 1 of CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan could sense the momentum slipping away. Jimmy Kerr got it back. Kerr homered for the third time in the College World Series, this time after Vanderbilt pulled within one in the sixth inning, and the Wolverines beat the Commodores 7-4 in Game 1 of the ...

Chaillier signs at Bay College

Escanaba’s Lexi Chaillier (third from left in front) recently signed to play softball at Bay College after helping lead the Eskymos to back-to-back Division 2 state titles. Pictured next to her in the front row, from left: sister Paige Chaillier, mother Tammy Chaillier and father Steve ...

Area golfers win Bud Malloy scramble

MANISTIQUE — The 37th annual Bud Malloy four-man scramble golf tournament was held last weekend at Indian Lake Golf Club in Manistique. The course hosted 288 golfers from around the Midwest for the two-day event. On Saturday, the Delta County team of Dave Harris, Nick Aird, Jeff McCall and ...

Elmer’s sweeps Mugshots, splits with Hudson’s Grill

RAPID RIVER — Taylor Trudeau went 4-for-4 in the second game of a doubleheader here Monday night as Elmer’s County Market posted a 13-7 victory over Mugshots in the Women’s Slowpitch Softball League. Elmer’s also won the first game 22-1 in four innings. Lorrie Botruff and Bridget ...

Legion Baseball

Tonight’s games Legion baseball Marquette at Gladstone, 6 Escanaba at Menominee, 7 Wednesday’s game Legion baseball Escanaba at Marquette, 6

Briefs

Esky to celebrate state title tonight ESCANABA — The Escanaba softball team is holding a “Night of Softball Legends and Future Eskymos” to celebrate its state title tonight at the Esky softball field at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The Eskymos’ state championship sign and All-State ...

Down to the final putt

HARRIS — The Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass Golf Club ended in a very fitting way here Sunday. After three days of little to no separation at the top, Daniela Iacobelli and Cindy Ha both finished at minus-11, setting up a tiebreaker on hole 18. Iacobelli put herself in great ...

Midland Berryhill topples Marinette to defend title

ESCANABA — Midland Berryhill has been a constant contender in its many visits to the Gregg Johnson/Al Erickson Memorial American Legion Baseball tournament. The downstate squad, despite missing seven of its regular starters, brought home the championship trophy for the second time in three ...

Another successful year of Symetra

HARRIS — Another year of the Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass Golf Club In Harris has come and gone. The championship, which is part of the ninth annual Symetra Tour, brought in a good crowd of local people excited to see women’s professional golfers aiming to reach the LPGA up ...

Bark River upends Esky in Legion tournament

ESCANABA — It was a tough weekend for area American Legion baseball teams in the Gregg Johnson/Al Erickson Memorial tournament, but Bark River salvaged a victory in a 10-2 conquest of Escanaba in five innings here Saturday night. The Bucs (3-7), taking advantage of three walks and an error, ...

Legion Baseball

Gregg Johnson/Al Erickson Memorial tournament Semifinals At Gladstone Marinette 9, Kimberly, Wis. 8 At Escanaba Midland Berryhill 8, Depere, Wis. 6 Championship game Midland Berryhill 5, Marinette 3

Briefs

Hockey stick found ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (AP) — A hockey stick used by a 1980 Team USA hockey player from Michigan has resurfaced nearly four decades after it disappeared. The stick belonged to Mark Wells. The Olympic gold medalist gave it to the St. Clair Shores Civic Arena in 1980, ...

Indians shut out Flames

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indians American Legion baseball team shut out the Copper Country Flames 8-0 in five innings here Saturday, but was unable to make the cut for the Gregg Johnson-Al Erickson Memorial tournament semifinals. “I think we accomplished a lot, even though the record ...

Golf results

Island Resort Championship At Sweetgrass 1 — Daniela Iacobelli, U.S., -11 2 — Cindy Ha, U.S., -11 3 — Louise Stahle, Sweden, -10 T-4 — Jillian Hollis, U.S., -9 T-4 — Maddie Szeryk, Canada, -9 T-4 — Kristy McPherson, U.S., -9 T-4 — Linnea Johansson, Sweden, ...

Cubs fall against Midland

ESCANABA — The Escanaba American Legion baseball team faced a dearth of hits and a throng of errors here Thursday. The Cubs fell to Midland Berryhill 11-1 in six innings in their first game of the Gregg Johnson-Al Erickson Memorial tournament. “Having your first opponent in a real game ...

Symetra rife with skill

HARRIS — A jam-packed leaderboard is par for the course on the Symetra Tour this year. The Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass is no different after one day of this ninth annual tournament at Sweetgrass Golf Club. Four women share the top spot at minus five and four more are a stroke ...

Indians ousted after early lead

ESCANABA — Everything began to look promising for the Gladstone Indians in the early innings of their American Legion baseball opener here Thursday night. That alone wasn’t enough to prevent them from dropping a 5-4 decision to defending champion DePere, Wis. in the opening round of the ...

Indians exhaust chances, fall late

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indians had their chances, but couldn’t come through with the big plays when they needed them in a 7-4 loss to Kimberly, Wis. here Friday in the Gregg Johnson/Al Erickson Memorial American Legion Baseball tournament. After putting up three runs in the bottom of ...

Esky native Thiry supports Sweetgrass championships

HARRIS — How neat is this? Chuck Thiry gets a paid trip home every year thanks to his work with Cleveland golf. The Escanaba native has been an integral part of all nine Island Resort Championships at Sweetgrass, and anyone who has played in a pro-am can vouch for his work. Every amateur in ...

Cubs drop second tourney game

ESCANABA — Chief Pontiac enjoyed a big second inning here Friday night as they handed the Escanaba Cubs a 9-1 loss in five frames in the Gregg Johnson/Al Erickson Memorial American Legion Baseball tournament. The downstate visitors capitalized on a fielding error and a walk before their ...