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Wykons erupt, pound Emeralds

MANISTIQUE — West Iron County scored 35 first-half points and dominated Manistique 41-0 in West PAC football Friday. The Wykons (3-0) produced 295 yards of total offense to 85 for the shorthanded Emeralds (0-3), who started the game with 12 players and finished with 11. “I was happy we ...

Esky, Braves face rugged foes

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eskymos did not have much time to rest on some well-deserved laurels this week as they prepared for one of the state’s perennial powerhouses. Esky (1-1) will host Detroit Loyola (2-0) at 2:30 Saturday as part of the Wall of Fame induction game. Esky edged Loyola ...

Braves whitewash struggling Maroons

MENOMINEE — For the second week in a row, Menominee had opportunities to score but couldn’t figure out a way to punch it in, and the Maroons were defeated by Gladstone 14-0 for the first time since 2008 on Friday night. “It’s been a decade. Any time that you can get a win against ...

Bote, Cubs spill Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) — With so much attention focused on Daniel Murphy’s return to Washington for the first time since he was traded to the Chicago Cubs, it was his in-game replacement — David Bote — who once again tormented the Nationals. Bote had a pinch-hit RBI double and scored in the ...

Rockets pound Wolves

By Mark Johnson mjohnson@dailypress.net RAPID RIVER — A quick strike offense in the first half enabled the Rapid River Rockets to cruise to an 60-14 home win over Carney-Nadeau here Friday. Rapid River (2-1) scored three touchdowns on three possessions in the first quarter and added ...

Youth is served for Mid Pen spikers

RAPID RIVER — Mid Peninsula’s young volleyball team did not let a poor stretch of errors deter the Wolverines from victory. Competing this season with a team of only seven players and no seniors on the roster, Mid Peninsula beat Rapid River in four sets here Thursday night, 25-18, 24-26, ...

Rondeau powers Cougars

ONTONAGON — Beau Rondeau threw for four touchdowns and scored on a 70-yard kickoff return, leading the Superior Central Cougars to a 58-26 football victory over the Ontonagon Gladiators. One of his passes took place 16 seconds before halftime, a 22-yarder to his brother Jack, giving the ...

Crafty Eagles subdue Big Bay spikers

GARDEN CORNERS — The Big Bay de Noc volleyball team saw something rare Thursday night, a team that “played heavily on the net” according to coach Angie Paulson. Stephenson used that dominance to sweep the Black Bears 3-0 (25-6, 25-12, 25-12). “We weren’t used to seeing that,” said ...

Friday Night – U.P. Football Scores

Football 11-player Gladstone 14, Menominee 0 West Iron 41, Manistique 0 Munising 58, Bark River-Harris 8 Marquette 42, Sault Ste. Marie 20 Negaunee 30, Hancock 28 Ishpeming 46, Norway 19 L’Anse 34, Gogebic 6 Calumet 14, Westwood 12 Iron Mountain 42, Houghton 0 Fond du ...

Tiger, Rory sparkle at BMW

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — With the glare of a scorching sun in his eyes, Tiger Woods couldn’t believe what he saw. He finally missed a green on his 14th hole. “Is that long?” he said to his caddie. “I thought it was perfect.” Everything else felt that way Thursday in the BMW ...

Briefs

Escanaba women ESCANABA — Karen Walksnice hit 41 Wednesday to pace the Escanaba Country Club women’s league. Barb Scott had 42, Bette LeMire 43, Connie Kangas, Mary Bergman and Paula Gustafson 45, Tina Ramos and Marnie Anderson 46, Laura Lynaugh and Karen Kelly 47, and Molly Lancour, Sue ...

Broncos corraled

MUNISING — The Bark River-Harris Broncos were unable to stop Munising Friday night as they dropped a 58-8 football decision to the Mustangs. Eric Viau provided the Broncos with their lone touchdown on an 87-yard kickoff return early in the fourth quarter of the WestPAC Conference ...

Wolves get fast start

CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau Wolves came out like gangbusters Thursday night in a 3-0 (25-8, 25-13, 25-20) volleyball victory over the North Dickinson Nordics. “In the first two sets, we played about as mistake-free volleyball as you could play,” said Carney coach Steve Kedsch. ...

BR-H Volleyball

POWERS — The Bark River-Harris Broncos swept North Central 3-0 here Thursday night in girls volleyball. The Broncos won 25-18, 25-17, 25-13. Lillian Stenberg had five service aces and joined Selena Britton with seven digs. Stenberg, Makenna Lockwood andHailee Demershad three kills each. ...

BR-H has nice debut, trims Jets

POWERS — The Bark River-Harris Broncos made their season-debut successful Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-13) volleyball triumph over the North Central Jets. BR-H’s Lilian Stenberg hit five service aces to go with three kills and seven digs. Makenna Lockwood and Hailee Demers ...

Superior Central Volleyball

EBEN — Serving problems and errors at inopportune times were too much for Superior Central to overcome Thursday. Crystal Falls Forest Park won the volleyball match 3-0. CFFP took an 11-3 lead in the first set, then overcame a 9-3 deficit in the second set. The third set was back-and-forth ...

Braves netters topple Gwinn

GWINN — The Gladstone Braves swept the singles and defeated Gwinn 5-2 in girls high school tennis here Thursday. Andie Balenger won No. 1 singles. Singles No. 1 - Andie Balenger, GL, def . Taylor Jancsi, 6-0, 6-0. No. 2 - Alaina Trudeau, GL, def . Joleigh Martinez, 6-3, 6-1. No. 3 - ...

Highland women’s golf

HYDE — The Highland Golf Club will host a women’s fall league Wednesdays for four weeks beginning Sept. 12. Starting times are between noon and 1 p.m. Cost is $5 for each round’s event and $10 for non-members. For details, contact the HIghland (466-2791).

Braves’ runners sweep XC meet

WILSON — Nobody could catch Adam Bruce in Wednesday’s North Central Invitational cross country meet as he cruised through the hilly 3.1-mile course on the Gorzinski farm property in 16 minutes, 48 seconds. The Gladstone senior was followed by freshman teammate Giovanni Mathews (18:30) and ...