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Bay quint gets sweep of Lakers

MANITOWOC, Wis. — A late rally saved the Bay College men Saturday night in a 75-70 basketball victory over the Silver Lake Lakers. The Bay women also won 70-41. Bay’s men trailed 70-67 before scoring the final eight points. “Our kids battled to the end,” said Norse coach Matt ...

Braves grapplers get 3rd at M-PC meet, Emeralds 6th

ISHPEMING — Seven Upper Peninsula varsity wrestling teams looked to get in one final tuneup before team and individual districts coming up this week during the Mid-Peninsula Conference meet at Westwood High School on Saturday. Iron Mountain claimed the M-PC team title with 174 points, ...

Giannis hot from free throw line to lead Bucks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 37 points, making all of his season-high 17 free throws in a perfect night at the line for Milwaukee, and had 10 rebounds to help the NBA-leading Bucks rout the Washington Wizards 131-115 on Saturday night. Two games ahead of Toronto for the ...

Prep schedule

Tonight’s games Women’s basketball Bay College at Finlandia, 5:30 Boys’ basketball Big Bay de Noc at Munising, 6 Newberry at Manistique, 7:30 Girls’ basketball Rapid River at Big Bay, 6 Mid Peninsula at Superior Central, 7:30 Stephenson at Bark River-Harris, ...

U.P. scores

Hockey Hancock 3, Livonia Churchill 2 Houghton 5, Warren delaSalle 1 Painesdale Jeffers 6, Cheboygan 3 Hartland 5, Calumet 3 Boys’ basketball Hannahville 57 Ojibwe Chart. 45 Wakefield-Marenisco 41, Ontonagon 37 Harbor Springs 66, Pickfford 63 Girls’ basketball Ojibwe ...

Hannahville boys’ cagers get split

BAY MILLS — The Hannahville boys gained a split in their weekend series with Ojibwe Charter Saturday, posting a 57-45 basketball triumph. Hannahville, which dropped a 63-60 decision Friday night, trailed 24-21 at halftime of Saturday’s Northern Lights League match-up. “Friday was a ...

Briefs

Esky’s Worthen takes 3rd at boys U.P. bowling finals MARQUETTE — Josh Worthen of Escanaba came in third in the boys bowling singles U.P. finals here Saturday. He finished the day with 1,061 over six games. Following Worthen was James Peacock in sixth place with 1,029 and Hunter Lancour ...

MSU upset by Hoosiers

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Romeo Langford hit a go-ahead 3-pointer early in overtime and Indiana ended a seven-game skid, taking advantage of No. 6 Michigan State’s poor foul shooting for a 79-75 victory Saturday. The banged-up Hoosiers (13-9, 4-7 Big Ten) stopped their longest losing ...

Trojans get revenge

Editor’s note: This story was inadvertently omitted from Saturday’s paper. CRYSTAL FALLS — Riley Hendrickson and Tommy Showers each scored 22 points as Forest Park turned back North Central 72-64 in Skyline Conference boys basketball Friday at Eddie Chambers Gymnasium. The Trojans (7-6, ...

Bucks get statement victory at Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks have gotten the best of the Raptors so far this season. Even though the season series is over, he knows they haven’t seen the last of Toronto. Antetokounmpo scored 19 points, Khris Middleton had 18 and the Bucks beat the Raptors ...

Esky survives Gremlins

ESCANABA — Style points aren’t awarded for basketball victories. The Escanaba girls, however, were happy to get a win anyway Friday night as they outlasted the Houghton Gremlins 53-48 in a non-conference match-up. “We struggled, but it’s still a good win,” said Esky coach Mike ...

Pistons hold off Mavericks

DETROIT (AP) — Free throws have dogged Andre Drummond throughout his NBA career, so when he stepped to the line with a two-point lead and 3.3 seconds remaining, Detroit’s victory was far from certain. Drummond then calmly made both shots to seal the game for the Pistons. “Closing it ...

Four in a row

GLADSTONE — All Gladstone sophomore Megan Crow wanted for her 17th birthday was a Braves’ victory over Menominee. She got one. The Braves (5-7, 2-4) came back from a 13-0 deficit to start the game to narrowly clip the Maroons 50-49 in a Great Northern Conference girls basketball game here ...

Patriots’ Gronkowski still unsure about retirement

ATLANTA - Thursday was not only the last day of January, it may have also been the last time Rob Gronkowski hams it up with the media before a New England Patriots game. The Gronkowski Retirement question is looming over this Super Bowl, and at yesterday’s media session at the team ...

Esky boys fall in final minute

KINGSFORD — Kingsford scored a late go-ahead bucket off a turnover to stun Escanaba 60-58 in a Great Northern Conference game on Friday. Escanaba grabbed a 58-56 lead off a Kingsford turnover with 20 seconds to go. Out of a timeout with 11 seconds to go, Luke Terrian was fouled on a drive ...

Prep schedule

Tonight’s games Girls’ basketball Hannahville at Ojibwe Chart., 5 Menominee at Gladstone, 7:15 Houghton at Escanaba, 7:30 North Central at BR-H, 8:15 Boys’ basketball Rapid River at Big Bay, 6 Hannahville at Ojibwe Ch., 6:30 Westwood at Manistique, 7:30 Mid Pen at ...

Jets topple Broncos

HARRIS — The North Central girls basketball team used a second half spurt to pull away for a 45-37 win over Bark River-Harris here Friday. The Jets (8-2, 8-1 SC) led 21-18 at the half before pulling away for a huge Skyline Central Conference victory. “They’re a good team,” Jets’ ...

U.P. scores

Girls’ basketball St. Ignace 69. Pickford 19 Calumet 66, L’Anse 47 Boys’ basketball Calumet 46, Houghton 45

Prep schedule

Today’s games Girls’ basketball Hannahville at Ojibwe Charter, 8:30 a.m. Competitive cheer Marquette Invitational, 9 a.m. Boys’ basketball Hannahville at Ojibwe Charter, 10 a.m. Wrestling M-PC meet at Westwood 10 a.m Boys’ bowling U.P. Championships at Marquette, 11 ...

Briefs

Emeralds’ sports MANISTIQUE — Manistique’s girls basketball game at Iron Mountain and swim meet at Westwood were postponed due to weather. It hasn’t been decided if these events will be made up. NC girls hoops POWERS — North Central’s girls basketball team will play at North ...