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Cougars rally to eliminate Mid Pen

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ST. NICHOLAS — Superior Central rallied to win the first set and went on to sweep Big Bay de Noc here in a volleyball district opener Monday. The Cougars won the match 3-0 (27-25, 25-17, 25-22), using a resilient effort in the first set as a spark to victory. They trailed 24-20 before ...

Jets ousted by Trojans

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POWERS — Forest Park dispatched North Central 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-10) to open the MHSAA Division 4 District 99 volleyball tournament Monday. Now for the hard part: Skyline Central Conference champion Carney-Nadeau awaits Forest Park in the semifinals Wednesday. “They just did their ...

Packers’ Montgomery talks about many things

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GREEN BAY (AP) — Ty Montgomery left Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Sunday after his crucial fumble during a kickoff return without talking to reporters. He had plenty to say on Monday. The Green Bay Packers running back and kick returner talked more about his uncertain role and anonymous ...

Prep schedule

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Tonight’s games Volleyball districts Division 2 Kingsford at Gladstone, 7 Wednesday’s games Volleyball districts Division 2 Escanaba at Houghton, 7 Division 3 Manistique at Westwood, 7 Division 4 Munising at Mid Peninsula, 6 Stephenson at N. Dickinson, 7 Forest ...

For the record

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GLADSTONE — Kenzie Hoffmeyer, 12, of Bark River won the speed dribbling/layup contest at the Christian Laettner basketball camp at Gladstone High School Saturday. It was reported by the Daily Press that Kaycee DeLany won the event.

Eskymos survive

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ESCANABA — Nicolas Ramos picked off a pass in the end zone with six seconds left and Escanaba hung on to knock off Ludington 27-20 in a Division 4 pre-district football thriller here Saturday. The Eskymos (8-2) scored with 50 seconds left in the game on a hook-and-ladder when quarterback ...

Cage All-American instructs youngsters

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GLADSTONE — Many know Christian Laettner from Duke University and hitting “the shot” to beat Kentucky in the NCAA championship game after the full court pass from Grant Hill. And that he was on the “Dream Team” as the only collegian selected to play with Michael Jordan, Magic ...

Price is right for Bosox, Pearce

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Sale’s final pitch for this Boston juggernaut triggered a celebration on the Dodger Stadium infield, among thousands of fans who made their way to California — and even outside Fenway Park back home. The quest is complete. Yes, these 2018 Red Sox really are that ...

Oops!!!

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ramik Wilson was not the most likely candidate on the Los Angeles Rams’ superstar-laden roster to make the decisive play late in the fourth quarter of a tight game with Green Bay. Yet there went the backup linebacker, flying downfield on kickoff coverage and clobbering ...

Prep schedule

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Tonight’s games Volleyball districts Division 3 Manistique at Bark River-Harris, 7 Division 4 Forest Park at North Central, 7 Hannahville at North Dickinson, 7 Big Bay de Noc vs. Superior Central at Mid Pen, 7 Tuesday’s games Volleyball district Division 2 Kingsford at ...

Prep football

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8-Player Division 2 Regional Semifinal Brethren 42, Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart 26 Portland St. Patrick 33, Peck 6 Posen 58, Kinde-North Huron 20 Tekonsha 28, Merritt Academy 22, OT 11-player Division 1 Pre-District Detroit Cass Tech 55, Detroit Western International 0 East ...

Briefs

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Tech skaters split MADISON, Wis. — Michigan Tech’s hockey team picked up its first win of the season here Friday, defeating No. 14 Wisconsin 6-2. The Huskies took advantage of the power play by scoring five goals. Five different players scored and goaltender Matt Juruisk stopped 25 ...

Eskymos win playoff thriller

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ESCANABA — Nicolas Ramos picked off a pass at the one-yard line with six seconds left and Escanaba hung on to knock off Ludington 27-20 in a Division 4 pre-district thriller here Saturday. The Eskymos (8-2) scored with 50 seconds left in the game on a hook-and-ladder where quarterback Craig ...

Orioles fly into Esky for playoffs

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ESCANABA — Garrett Meeker was in elementary school the last time Ludington visited Escanaba in playoff football. His brother, Boyd Meeker, was the quarterback in 2011 when the Eskymos knocked off the Orioles 35-21. Now Garrett is the quarterback of the Orioles as they look to change those ...

Jets are ousted by Forest Park

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POWERS — Forest Park showed its championship mettle by scoring two fourth quarter touchdowns here Friday night to shock North Central 36-24l in the opening round of the eight-player Division 2 playoffs. The defending state champions, CFFP featured a punishing backfield tandem of juniors ...

Rockets serve up win

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POWERS — North Central came out swinging but it was Rapid River which came out victorious in a regular season volleyball finale here Thursday. The Rockets won 3-0 (25-23, 25-13, 25-11) behind excellent serving from Brittany Schwartz and Jenna Rubick. The Jets (2-13) jumped out to an 8-3 ...

Rockets advance

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ENGADINE — An outstanding defensive effort enabled the Rapid River Rockets to pull off a stunning 20-18 victory over Engadine in the opening round of the regional eight-player postseason here Friday night. The Rockets (7-3) will now host Forest Park (6-4) Friday night in the regional ...

Braves’ Bruce has another XC award

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ISHPEMING — Gladstone senior Adam Bruce and Negaunee junior Emily Paupore had stellar cross country seasons and were rewarded for their efforts during the annual fall meeting of the Upper Peninsula Cross Country Coaches’ Association Thursday. Bruce was selected Male Runner of the Year ...

NMU women cagers top GLIAC North preseason voting

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HOUGHTON —Northern Michigan University and Michigan Tech University have been picked to finish second and third in GLIAC North Division men’s basketball this season. Ferris State, which won the NCAA Division II title last year, is the preseason favorite in voting by GLIAC coaches. The ...

Broncos slip past CFFP

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HARRIS — Bark River-Harris prevailed over Forest Park 3-2, winning the tie-breaker fifth set 15-8 here Thursday in Skyline Central Conference volleyball. BR-H won the opening set 25-18 totaling six service aces, three by Lilian Stenberg and two from Madison Draze. Makena Lockwood had five ...