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Wolverines face favored Ohio St.

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ohio State is two wins away from having a shot at winning a second national championship in five seasons and a third title this century. Michigan is in the way. Maybe. The Buckeyes, ranked No. 1 in the College Football Playoff and No. 2 in The Associated Press ...

Eichhorn finishes tied for 26th at Sun Bowl Classic

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ESCANABA — Hunter Eichhorn of Carney finished in a tie for 26th Wednesday in the Sun Bowl Classic at El Paso, Tex. Country Club. Eichhorn, a junior at Marquette University, finished 1-over-par 214 with rounds of 70-69-75. Eichhorn was tied for first place after nine holes with birdies on ...

Wings trounced by Flyers

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean Couturier shot things started for the Philadelphia Flyers. Couturier and Scott Laughton each had a goal and an assist and Philadelphia beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-1 on Friday for their third straight victory. Kevin Hayes, Oskar Lindblom, Shayne Gostisbehere and ...

Prep schedule

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Saturday’s games Women’s basketball Bay College vs. Hibbing, Minn. CC at Ironwood, 2 Men’s basktball Bay College vs. Leech Lake T.C. at Ironwood, 4

Prep football

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Football 11-player State finals Division 2 Muskegon Mona Shores 35, Detroit King 26 Division 4 Grand Rapids Catholic Central 44, Detroit Country Day 0 Division 6 Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 7, Maple City Glen Lake 0 Division 8 Reading 33, Beal City 6

U.P. scores

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Tuesday’s games Hockey Houghton 3, Marquette 2 Negaunee 6, Painesdale Jeffers 3

Briefs

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Norse weekend games cancelled IRONWOOD — Due to impending weather conditions affecting Gogebic County, the scheduled games for the Bay College Norse men and womens’ basketball teams on Saturday and Sunday have been cancelled. Make up dates have not been announced.

Briefs

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Carney Early Bird basketball tourney CARNEY — Each team is guaranteed to play three games at the eighth annual Carney-Nadeau Early Bird Invitational men’s basketball tournament to be held Dec. 7-8 at the C-N High School gym. The tourney features two divisions for up to a dozen teams. ...

Trudell to the rescue

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ESCANABA — Haley Trudell provided a much-needed spark in a reserve role for the Bay College women here Monday night in a 69-55 basketball triumph over the Alpena Community College Lumberjacks. The sophomore from Mid Peninsula drained 7-of-11 three-point shots and scored 23 points, helping ...

Patterson and Fields face off

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — While being led to the Ohio Stadium visitors dressing room through a crowd of Ohio State fans raining abuse on him, Shea Patterson looked up and retorted. “We’ve got you next year at our place,” the Michigan quarterback shouted before disappearing into the tunnel ...

Robinette scores 25, Norse upend Alpena

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ESCANABA — Before Monday night’s home game against Alpena Community College, coach Matt Johnson put a list of things on the board in the locker room he wanted his Bay College men’s basketball team to accomplish. The Norse did all of those things, and were lifted by a brilliant shooting ...

Winston leads MSU past Georgia in Maui

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LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Cassius Winston sat in the Lahaina Civic Center locker room, the tears forming a puddle by his feet as his teammates warmed up on the court below. It’s been less than three weeks since his brother’s death and Winston’s pain is still searing, his heart still ...

Virginia Tech upsets Michigan State

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LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Landers Nolley II peeled off a screen and, without hesitation, let a 3-pointer fly from the wing. The ball dropped, giving Virginia Tech the cushion it needed to hold off No. 3 Michigan State. One big shot, one massive victory for the Hokies. Nolley hit that crucial ...

MSU’s Tanida named Golf Assoc. of Mich. P.O.Y.

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FARMINGTON HILLS — Yurika Tanida is from Kanagawa, Japan, but a summer of golf in Michigan and playing for Michigan State University’s women’s golf team has her feeling thankful. “I didn’t grow up in Michigan, but everyone has welcomed me and Michigan has become a second home to ...

Badgers fall to Richmond

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NEW YORK (AP) — To hear Chris Mooney, his Richmond Spiders spent the days and weeks and months after their 2018-19 season came to an end working on defense and toughness. And in a gym on the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues in Brooklyn, New York, the results of that work borne ...

49ers roll past Packers

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A strip sack on the opening drive that set up a touchdown got the San Francisco 49ers off to a rousing start to a grueling three-game stretch. A near flawless performance by Jimmy Garoppolo and a dominant performance by the defense finished off Aaron Rodgers and ...

Lions lose fourth straight to Redskins

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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dwayne Haskins picked up his first NFL victory but inexplicably didn’t take the final snap in victory formation. Haskins was celebrating the Washington Redskins’ 19-16 comeback win over the Detroit Lions by taking a selfie with a fan who was in the first row. The ...

Norse get road win

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PALATINE, Ill. — The Bay College men’s basketball team started strong, then held off a second half rally attempt by Harper Community College for an 89-71 road win Saturday. The Norse (4-3) led 42-30 at the half before the Hawks (1-6) cut their deficit to 54-48 in the early stages of the ...

Bay women roll again

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PALATINE, Ill. — Trisha McGuire scored a career-high 17 points and four Norse players scored in double figures as the Bay College women’s basketball team rolled to its fourth straight victory with a 91-19 road win over Harper Community College Saturday. The Norse led 24-3 at the end of ...

Pickford wins state title

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MARQUETTE — It’s finished business now for the Pickford Panthers. Pickford returned to the Dome and capped its season with a 48-15 win over Portland St. Patrick in the 8-Player Division 2 championship game Saturday. The Panthers went 12-1 for a second straight year, but this time they ...