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Prep schedule

Today’s games Cross country Manistique, Rapid River at Ishpeming Invitational, 4 Volleyball Big Bay de Noc at Norway, 6 Manistique at Westwood, 7 Gwinn at Gladstone, 7 Rapid River at BR-Harris, 7:15 Mid Pen at Car.-Nadeau, 7:45 Sup. Cent. at N.Dickinson, 7:45 Friday’s ...

Esky spikers sweep Maroons

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eskymos nearly got more than they bargained for Tuesday night as they struggled past the Menominee Maroons 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-22) in a Great Northern Conference volleyball match. Esky trailed much of the third set and was down 17-15 after a passing ...

Unbeaten Knights clip BR-H

NORWAY — Break up the Knights. Norway, which started the season with no wins in two tournaments, swept Bark River-Harris 3-0 (25-18, 26-24, 25-21) to remain unbeaten in Skyline Central Conference volleyball Tuesday. The Knights (5-0), according to veteran coach Steve Andrews, are ...

Yelich does it again as Brewers romp

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milwaukee’s last NL MVP thinks he is about to get some company. Led by Christian Yelich’s silky smooth game, the Brewers are closing in on the playoffs. Yelich homered and drove in a career-high six runs, and surging Milwaukee hurt St. Louis’ postseason chances with ...

Wolves sweep Cougars

EBEN — The Carney-Nadeau Wolves were nearly in top form Tuesday night in a 3-0 (25-6, 25-6, 25-11) volleyball triumph over the Superior Central Cougars. “We played well in all aspects of the game,” said Carney coach Steve Kedsch. “The kids were passing the ball well. Our setters were ...

Braves sweep

ISHPEMING — The Gladstone Braves notched a second volleyball victory in as manyt days Tuesday when they beat Westwood 3-0 here Tuesday night. A night earlier they upset Marquette, also on the road. Megan Crow had 12 kills and seven blocks and Taleise Lawrence had 10 kills and 30 digs to go ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Girls’ tennis GNC meet at Escanaba, 10 a.m. Thursday’s games Cross country Manistique, Rapid River at Ishpeming Invitational, 4 Volleyball Big Bay de Noc at Norway, 6 Manistique at Westwood, 7 Gwinn at Gladstone, 7 Rapid River at Bark River-Harris, ...

Bruce is tops again

MUNISING — Adam Bruce added another cross country victory to his collection Tuesday, leading the Gladstone boys to a fourth-place finish in theMunising Invitational. The senior harrier won for the fourth time this season, covering the 3.1-mile course at Pictured Rocks Golf Club in 16 ...

Manistique cancels rest of grid season

MANISTIQUE — The decision Rob Ryan feared could happen did happen Monday. Manistique High School canceled the rest of its high school varsity football season due to a lack of players. “It is not feasible to try to continue in that manner,” the Manistique athletic director said in a ...

Spike Surprise – Gladstone upsets potent Marquette on road

MARQUETTE — The Gladstone Braves pulled out an impressive marathon victory here Monday night, upending the Marquette Redettes 3-2 in Great Northern Conference volleyball. The Braves overame 27-25 and 25-20 losses to start the match, taking the victory by taking the final three sets 27-25, ...

Braves tennis tie with Menominee

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Braves won three doubles matches here Monday while the Menominee Maroons took three singles matches as the teams finished in a 4-4 girls tennis stalemate. A key swing match for the Braves came at No. 2 doubles, where Olivia Saari and Marnnea LaFave overcame a slow ...

Few changes in prep grid poll

ESCANABA — Very little change was made in the Upper Peninsula high school football poll this week, with the No. 1 teams in each division remaining identical. Calumet (5-0) is the unanimous leader in the Large School division, with Escanaba (3-2) remaining second. Gladstone (3-2) is ...

Esky tennis 4-4 draw with Iron Mountain

ESCANABA — The Escanaba and Iron Mountain girls tennis teams split the singles and doubles matches evenly to finish a 4-4 draw here Monday. It was the final tuneup for the Eskymos before they host the Great Northern Conference finals Wednesday. Jacey Moreau and Ukiah Penegor posted singles ...

EHS softball prize

Gabby Salo, the ace pitcher of the Escanaba High School state champion softball team, accepts a replica trophy of the team trophy from athletic director Nick Nolde, left, as EHS coach Jamie Segorski watches. Each member of the team recieved the gift at halftime of Friday’s football game.

Prep schedule – Tuesday – Thursday

Today’s games Cross country Munising Invitational, 4 Volleyball Paradise at Hannahville (DH), 3 Manistique at Rudyard, 4 Big Bay de Noc at North Central, 6 Menominee at Escanaba, 7 Bark River-Harris at Norway, 7:15 Carney-Nadeau at Superior Central, 7:15 Gladstone at ...

Esky golfer Johnson at GAM

EAST LANSING — Two Upper Peninsula golfers finished well off the pace among 27 entrants at the sixth annual Golf Association of Michigan (GAM) Junior Invitational Sunday. Paxton Johnson of Escanaba was 27th with rounds of 93-94 — 182. Payton Dube of Hancock was 25th with 93-90 — 183 at ...

Bay College cross country

FLAT ROCK — Bay College sophomore Zoie Berg surprised herself Saturday, placing third in the Bay College Quality Inn and Suites Invitational cross country meet. The Gladstone graduate covered the 3.1-mile course at Beauchamp’s Grove in a personal-best 21 minutes, two seconds on this sunny ...

LaPointe, Webers, Gobert in NMU hall

MARQUETTE — Five individuals and an elite Wildcats’ women’s basketball team were inducted into the Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame on Friday evening. The 2018 inductees are Richard “Dick” Allen, Tim Jones, John LaPointe, Heather (Mizer) Sarnowski, Kim (Storm) ...

Prep schedule – Monday – Tuesday

Today’s games Girls’ tennis Iron Mountain at Escanaba, 4 Menominee at Gladstone, 4:30 Soccer Munising Baptist at Hannahville, 4:30 Volleyball Big Bay de Noc at Munising, 6 Munising Baptist at Hannahville, 6:30 Gladstone at Marquette, 7 Tuesday’s games Cross ...

A really notable day for the Lions

DETROIT (AP) — Kerryon Johnson was drafted to help Detroit’s woeful running game. He’s already reached one significant mark, becoming the Lions’ first 100-yard rusher in almost five years. Johnson ran for 101 yards Sunday night, and Detroit beat the New England Patriots 26-10. It ...