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Serving boosts C-N

CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau Wolves benefitted from a strong serving night Tuesday in a 3-0 (25-19, 25-7, 25-7) volleyball triumph over the North Central Jets. Alanis Harris led the Wolves with an 11-point service run in the third set. She and Liana Blahnik hit six-points runs in the ...

Redmen spikers sweep Eskymos

MARQUETTE — With the Great Northern Conference all but locked up for the Marquette Senior High School varsity volleyball team, Tuesday night’s match versus visiting GNC foe Escanaba had more of a fun feel to it. The Redettes topped the Eskymos in straight sets, 25-20, 25-15, 25-16, at the ...

Gladstone hosts district prep volleyball

GLADSTONE — The opening night of the girls district volleyball tournament at Gladstone has been switched to avoid a conflict with Halloween. Now Gladstone will host Kingsford Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. rather than Oct. 31 as originally scheduled. Escanaba has a first-round bye and will play Oct. 31 at ...

Braves fan club

GLADSTONE – The Gladstone Braves Fan Club’s Roctoberfest fund-raiser is Oct. 27 at the Bluff Country Club. Admission is $10 and the Jam Band will perform from 7-12 p.m. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and silent auction. For details, contact Bill Buchmiller (399-9725).

Braves football players earn HM

GLADSTONE — Four members of the Gladstone High School football team received honorable mention in the Great Northern Conference voting by coaches. Offensive linemen Cody Frappier and Eric Leonoff, running back Brody Sanville and quarterback Jared Crow earned HM but their names were not ...

For the record

ESCANABA — Tyler Lawson of Escanaba is a sophomore who made the Great Northern Conference all-star team as a defensive back. It was reported to the Daily Press that he was a senior.

Broncos Schmitt picked on West Pac grid team

ESCANABA — West Pac Iron Conference champion Ishpeming steamrolled through the league this year, finishing 9-0 overall. That also helped the Hematites land eight all-star players while placing athletes at seven of the nine positions. Quarterback Gavin Sundberg, fullback Drake Sundberg, ...

Nordics get Bronco revenge

FELCH — North Dickinson recovered from a third-set loss and rallied in the fourth to beat Bark River-Harris 3-1 (25-18, 25-10, 19-25, 25-23) in Skyline Central Conference volleyball Tuesday at Carl F. Lemin Gymnasium. The Nordics (7-3 SC record), who lost to the Broncos earlier this month, ...

Eight-player stars picked

RAPID RIVER — Eight-player football has become a huge factor in Upper Peninsula football circles, and listening to nominations for the Great Lakes Eight Football Conference all-stars underlined that here Monday. Pickford, 9-0 and ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press state poll, had four ...

Bucks’ offense is ideal for Middleton

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton is finding plenty of freedom and fun in the Milwaukee Bucks’ wide-open offense. Middleton sank 7 of 8 3-pointers and finished with 30 points — including two critical 3s down the stretch — as the Bucks held off the New York Knicks 124-113 on Monday ...

Unbeaten grid teams top final U.P. poll vote

ESCANABA — The voting for the Upper Peninsula’s top football teams was pretty easy in the final poll. Each of the three unbeaten teams are ranked No. 1 entering postseason play by a panel voting on behalf of the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Calumet tops ...

Red Wings’ threat gets rejected

DETROIT (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes dominated Detroit through most of the game, but needed a timely block by defenseman Justin Faulk to beat the Red Wings and snap a three-game losing streak. Faulk, who also scored a goal, made a crucial short-handed block on a shot by Detroit’s ...

Back to work for Packers

GREEN BAY (AP) — The Green Bay Packers went back to work Monday following their bye week knowing they’ll have their hands full with the undefeated Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. But before they worry about the Rams, they focused on another team: Their own. “Today’s about ...

Gladstone grabs grid finale

LAKE LINDEN – The numbers do not tell the whole story. While the Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes lost on a cold and windy Ron Warner Field on Saturday to the Gladstone Braves, 42-22, the game was hardly a blow out. “Their points came at the end,” said Lakes coach Andy Crouch. “Our kids ...

Emeralds’ coach honored by M-PC

NEGAUNEE — Amy Nixon of Manistique has been named coach of the year by Mid-Peninsula Conference volleyball coaches. Two of her players, Lenna Smith and Joslynn Muth, were selected to the first team of all-stars picked by the coaches. Jacquie Rollins of Iron Mountain was selected player of ...

AP prep grid

By The Associated Press Division 1 School Total Points 1. Detroit Cass Tech (5) (9-0) 50 2. Chippewa Valley (9-0) 45 3. Belleville (9-0) 40 4. East Kentwood (8-1) 34 5. Saline (8-1) 26 6. Dearborn Fordson (8-1) 25 7. Lapeer (9-0) 22 8. Clarkston (7-2) 17 9. ...

Prep schedule

Tonight’s games Volleyball Negaunee at Gladstone, 6:45 Superior Central at Rapid River, 7 Escanaba at Marquette, 7:15 Bark River-Harris at North Dickinson, 7:45 North Central at Carney-Nadeau, 7:45

Munising Baptist wins NLL tourney

WILSON — Munising Baptist took home the team championship at the Northern Lights League volleyball tournament Saturday at Hannahville School. The NLL volleyball tournament conducted pool play throughout the day with Hannahville and seven other league teams competing for the four bracket ...

Gladstone’s Bruce wins U.P. crown

MUNISING — Adam Bruce was feeling a little under the weather Saturday, but still found a way to master the competition in the Upper Peninsula Division 1 Cross Country Finals. Bruce covered the 3.1-mile course in 17 minutes, 5.6 seconds at Pictured Rocks Golf Club for his first title on this ...

Superior Central’s Walters sparkles at frigid U.P. Finals

MUNISING — Superior Central junior Danika Walters took advantage of an opportunity to shine on a cloudy, chilly and blustery Saturday, earning her first Upper Peninsula Division 3 cross country title at Pictured Rocks Golf Club. Walters covered the 3.1-mile course in 20 minutes, 37.9 ...