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Red Wings upend Predators to halt skid

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Goalie Jimmy Howard feels really, really comfortable playing at Bridgestone Arena. Howard made 32 saves with a handful early and a flurry late to help the struggling Detroit Red Wings beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 Tuesday night to snap a three-game ...

Prep schedule

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Tonight’s games Wrestling Team regionals Division 2 At Gaylord Escanaba vs. Gaylord, 6 Flint Kearsley vs. St. Johns, 6 Championship match, 7:30 Division 3 Ar Grayling Gladstone district winner vs. Grayling, 6 Benzie Central vs. Remus Chippewa Hills, 6 Championship ...

Briefs

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Area cage postponements ESCANABA — All area prep basketball games were called off Tuesday due to weather. Updates on each game: Girls basketball Rapid River at Forest Park, ppd. to tonight at 8 Bark River-Harris at Superior Central, ppd. to Feb. 27 Boys basketball Mid Peninsula ...

Gladstone gets revenge

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ESCANABA — The Gladstone girls basketball team has come a long ways since starting the season 0-6. Monday night, the Braves took another step in showing that against arch-rival Escanaba. Sophomore Alaina Trudeau hit two three-pointers in the final three minutes, and the Braves held off a ...

Braves’ grapplers retain district title

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GLADSTONE — Isaac Tyson has come a long way this wrestling season. The freshman grappler did his part Monday night, helping Gladstone retain its Division 3 district championship. “Isaac has been winning a lot of matches lately,” said Braves’ coach Dan Seronko. “He picked it up in ...

Mid Pen cruises past Rockets

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ST. NICHOLAS — The Mid Peninsula girls basketball team was able to shake off the rust and sprint past the Rapid RIver Rockets 45-26 here Monday in a Skyline Central conference game. The first quarter is where it began for the Rockets as they went 0-of-10 from the field for a scoreless ...

Bay cagers sweep Alpena

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ALPENA — A strong fourth quarter push by Bay College was too much for the Alpena Community College women’s basketball team to overcome on Monday. Jordan Kraemer scored 20 points and the Norse toppled the Lumberjacks 57-49 at Park Arena. Both teams played to a 41-41 tie through three ...

U.P. cage poll

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Girls Division 1-3 1. West Iron County (5) 12-2 29 1 2. Westwood (1) 15-1 22 2 3. Negaunee 12-2 19 3 4. Marquette 13-2 14 4 5. Kingsford 8-5 3 5 Others receiving votes: Sault Ste. Marie (9-4) 2, Bark River-Harris (12-2) 1. Division 4 1. St. Ignace (6) 16-0 30 1 2. Ewen-Trout ...

Prep schedule

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Tonight’s games Girls’ basketball Munising Baptist at Hannahville, 5 Rapid River at Forest Park, 8 Boys’ basketball Mid Peninsula at Big Bay, 6 Munising Baptist at Hannahville, 6:30 Negaunee at Gladstone, 7:15 Munising at Rapid River, 7:30 Engadine at Manistique, ...

U.P. scores

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Wrestling Team districts Division 3 Gladstone 42, Menominee 6 Kingsford 42, Negaunee 36 Gladstone 48, Kingsford 17 Division 4 Iron Mountain 63, BR-Harris 6 Girls’ basketball Gladstone 53, Escanaba 52 Iron Mountain 55, Manistique 33 Carney-Nad. 56, Stephenson 40 N. ...

Jets get win

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POWERS — The fifth-ranked North Central girls got out of the gates quickly here Monday night in a 53-34 basketball triumph over the North Dickinson Nordics. North Central led 14-5 after the first quarter and 27-16 at halftime of the Skyline Central Conference contest. “We didn’t force ...

SC boys rally

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CRYSTAL FALLS — A big fourth quarter was the difference for Superior Central in a boys basketball victory over Forest Park here Monday. The Cougars trailed 29-28 entering the final quarter before erupting for 25 points in the Skyline Central Conference contest. “Most of the fourth ...

Broncos speed past Knights

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HARRIS — The Bark River-Harris girls basketball team defeated the Norway Knights 57-35 here Monday in a Skyline Central Conference game. The first quarter was the deciding factor as the Broncos threatened to run away with the game. Bark River limited Norway’s offense and capitalized to ...

Mountaineers pluck Emeralds

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MANISTIQUE — The Manistique girls basketball team turned the game over to the Iron Mountain Mountaineers 55-33 here Monday. The Mid-Peninsula Conference game was decided by turnovers. Manistique turned the ball over 17 times in the first half and had 24 total. Iron Mountain had just 13. ...

Mustangs buck Black Bears

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MUNISING — Senior Logan Waldron sank four 3-pointers while scoring a game-high 22 points in Munising’s 85-47 boys basketball victory over visiting Big Bay de Noc on Monday night. The Mustangs (11-3), who moved into a tie for third in Upper Peninsula Division 4 rankings today, raced out to ...

Big Bay beats Cougars’ girls

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GARDEN CORNERS — The Big Bay de Noc girls basketball team posted its third win in a row, coming from behind to upend Superior Central here Monday in a Skyline Central Conference game. The Black Bears (4-6, 2-6 SC) trailed by six after the first quarter and 29-27 after the third frame before ...

C-N girls win

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STEPHENSON — The Carney-Nadeau girls picked up the pace slightly in the second half here Monday night, surging to a 56-40 basketball triumph over the Stephenson Eagles. Stephenson led 23-22 at halftime, but the Wolves led 36-26 after the third quarter of the Skyline Central Conference ...

Kraemer’s perfect game

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ESCANABA — Perfection. That’s the only way to describe Jordan Kraemer’s performance against Bryant & Stratton College. Kraemer finished a combined 21-of-21 from the field and free throw line for a season-high 31 points to lead the Norse past the Bobcats 76-58 here Saturday. It was ...

Second half run dooms Bay men

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ESCANABA — In a game of runs, one second half run was too much to overcome for the Bay College men’s basketball team here Saturday. The Norse fell behind No. 25 Bryant & Stratton early in the second half and couldn’t overcome their deficit, falling to the Bobcats 88-75. The Norse ...