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Offer feedback on forest management plans at open houses

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MARQUETTE — The DNR plans prescribed burns, timber harvests and tree thinning to help keep Michigan’s 4 million acres of state forest land healthy and to provide wildlife habitat. Plans for management activities are finalized two years in advance after public input is gathered in the ...

Big football games on tap for week six

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ESCANABA — This might be the week we all find out who the best football teams in the U.P. really are. With Escanaba visiting Menominee, Iron Mountain visiting Calumet, and North Central hosting Forest Park, that’s a pretty safe bet. Arguably the biggest game of the week — third-ranked ...

Esky fourth, Gladstone sixth at D-1 tennis finals

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NEGAUNEE — All good things must come to an end. After a five-year run as MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 1 champions, the Negaunee High School varsity girls tennis team was dethroned by Marquette on Wednesday afternoon at this year’s U.P. Finals held at the Negaunee Tennis Complex. The ...

Lehouillier to be honored for 40 years of coaching at Holy Name

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ESCANABA — Bob Lehouillier started coaching at Holy Name Catholic School when disco was king and bell bottoms were all the rage — in the year 1979. Forty years later, though music and fashions have changed, the Holy Name football team is still going strong, as is Coach Lehouillier. ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Cross country Gladstone Invitational at Flat Rock, 4 Soccer Grand Marais at Big Bay de Noc, TBA Volleyball Westwood at Manistique, 7 Bark River-Harris at Rapid River, 7:30 Carney-Nadeau at Mid Peninsula, 7:30 North Dickinson at Superior Central, ...

Briefs

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Gladstone women GLADSTONE — Judy Cappeart shot a 46 to lead the Gladstone Women’s League Tuesday. She was followed by Patti Valiquette 48 and Sandy Dagenais 49.

Brewers’ season ends after big error

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After all the heartache and close calls, all the early exits, maybe it makes sense that a 20-year-old kid who never had been to the postseason, Juan Soto, would help the Washington Nationals finally advance. And maybe, just maybe, it makes sense that it would be this ...

Braves get back into win column

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Braves had a little extra motivation in their volleyball match against Westwood here Tuesday. “I told them if they won by a sizeable margin in the first two sets, they could do their crazy rotation they wanted to do (in the third set),” Braves’ coach Bill ...

Wolves sweep Cougars

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CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau volleyball team dominated the Superior Central Cougars here Tuesday 3-0 (25-13, 25-6, 25-13) in Skyline Central Conference action. The Cougars led early in the first set, but after a serving error into the net, the Wolves found the momentum to stay ahead for the ...

BR-H uses balanced effort to sweep Norway

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HARRIS — The Bark River-Harris Broncos used a balanced effort to upend Norway 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-23) in a Skyline Central Conference volleyball contest here Tuesday. The Broncos (6-1) rolled to wins with relative ease in the first two sets while using an 100 percent serve percentage in ...

Eskymos sweep Maroons

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MENOMINEE — After struggling in the first two games, the Menominee volleyball team made the final one exciting for the crowd on the Maroons annual Pink Out game for cancer awareness in a 3-0 loss to Escanaba on Tuesday night. Prior to the game during team introductions, each player on the ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Girls’ tennis U.P. D-1 Finals at Negaunee, 10 Thursday’s games Cross country Gladstone Invitational at Flat Rock, 4 Soccer Grand Marais at Big Bay, TBA Volleyball Westwood at Manistique, 7 BR-Harris at Rapid River, 7:30 C-Nadeau at Mid Pen, 7:30 North ...

Redettes sweep Braves

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GLADSTONE — The Marquette volleyball team outpaced the Gladstone Braves 3-0 (25-13, 25-10, 25-18) here Monday in Great Northern Conference action. The first set was tied five times before 20 total points were on the board. The Braves’ Mackenzie Parish tied it, for the last time that set, ...

No major changes in latest U.P. poll

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ESCANABA — With no real upsets or surprises in week five of the high school football season, there wasn’t much movement in the latest U.P. poll voted on by the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Calumet remains No. 1 in the large school division, just one point ...

Brewers to face Scherzer in wild card

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Based on what everyone says about Washington Nationals righty Max Scherzer, he seems like an obvious choice to start the NL wild-card game against Milwaukee. Scherzer is, in the words of Brewers manager Craig Counsell, “probably going to the Hall of Fame.” Brandon ...

Tigers’ prospects are only signs of hope for future

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DETROIT (AP) — The most promising moment for the Detroit Tigers this year may have occurred far away from Comerica Park — or any other major league field. On April 29, Casey Mize threw a no-hitter in his debut for Double-A Erie. After narrowly avoiding triple-digit losses the previous ...

Gladstone HOF banquet is Oct. 12

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GLADSTONE — Five new members and two new teams will be inducted into the Gladstone High School Sports Hall of Fame Oct. 12 at the Gladstone Terrace Lake Bluff. The banquet begins at 5 p.m. with a social hour, followed by a welcome announcement at 6, the invocation and dinner at 6:15 and the ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Volleyball Hannahville at Ojibwe Charter (DH), 2:30 Big Bay de Noc at Maplewood Baptist, 6 Westwood at Gladstone, 7 Escanaba at Menominee, 7 North Central at Munising, 7:30 Norway at BR-Harris, 7:30 Superior Central at Carney-Nadeau, 8 Wednesday’s ...

Briefs

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Terrace Bluff Fall Classic GLADSTONE — Brad Robinette, Don Cousineau and Mike Brayak of Highland Golf Club shot a two-day total of 121 to win the Terrace Bluff Golf Club Fall Classic over the weekend. A complete list of the winners, their scores and where they’re from are listed below: ...

Lions fall to Chiefs in final seconds

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DETROIT (AP) — Patrick Mahomes made more plays than usual with his legs because the Detroit Lions set up their defense to limit what the superstar quarterback could do with his arm. Mahomes converted a fourth down with a run to extend a game-winning drive that ended with Darrel Williams’ ...