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Eskymos sweep Braves

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GLADSTONE — The Escanaba tennis team swept the Gladstone Braves 8-0 here Wednesday for its second straight win. Despite the sweep, the Braves made it difficult for the Eskymos. No. 3 doubles was in its second set with Escanaba ahead 1-0. Ian Valentine and Jayger Lamarch led the set 5-3, but ...

Salo, Esky softball continue dominance

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ESCANABA — Ever since softball became part of the Escanaba High School athletic program in 1997, it has been among the best and most consistent offerings in the state. Much of that success is credit to a tremendous Little League program. Last year the Eskymos confirmed their elite prep ...

Gladstone shuts out Maroons

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MENOMINEE — Andie Balenger threw a three-hit shutout for Gladstone as the Braves came to Menominee and won a Great Northern Conference game 8-0 on Wednesday. Gladstone started off the game with two runs in the first inning. Taylor Trudeau doubled to lead off and was singled in by Jenna ...

Braves sweep Miners

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NEGAUNEE — It was a long day for the otherwise successful Negaunee High School baseball team running up one of the best teams in the Upper Peninsula on Wednesday. Gladstone swept the Miners 14-2 and 11-2 in Negaunee’s seventh and eighth games in the last five days. “No excuses, but ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Track D-3 regional at Rapid River, 2 D-1 regional at Escanaba, 2:30 Tennis Munising at Gladstone, 4 Escanaba at Menominee, 4 Softball Menominee at Escanaba (DH), 4 Gwinn at Manistique (DH), 4 Baseball Peshtigo, Wis. at Gladstone (DH), 4 Escanaba at ...

Briefs

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Football camp HARRIS — Bark River-Harris is hosting a ‘County Line Wing-T Football Camp’ June 17-19 at the BR-H school. The camp runs from 6-8 p.m. each day. Registration is due June 1. For more information, contact coach Al Stenberg (906-553-9147). Road race May 27 RAPID EIVER ...

Rockets swept

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MARQUETTE — It was a frustrating day for the Rapid River Rockets here Wednesday as they dropped 3-1 and 8-7 softball decisions to the Marquette Redettes. Rapid River led 7-3 after 6 1/2 innings of the second game before Marquette tied the contest with four runs in the bottom of the seventh ...

Jets earn both medalists

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HYDE — The Mid Peninsula girls and the Big Bay de Noc boys came out on top at the North Central golf invitational at the Highland here Wednesday. Mid Pen’s girls’ team score was 238, followed by North Central with 247 and Forest Park at 261. North Central’s Jadie Linder earned ...

Eichhorn takes 18th at NCAA regional tourney

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AUSTIN, Tex. — The University of Marquette matched its pre-regional seed by finishing eighth at the NCAA men’s golf regional here Wednesday. The Golden Eagles were led by Hunter Eichhorn, a sophomore who prepped at Carney-Nadeau High School. Eichhorn tied for 18th place with rounds of ...

Hatchery readies for Arctic grayling eggs

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LANSING — Michigan’s plan to reintroduce Arctic grayling to state waters is taking a big leap forward, courtesy of some generous donors and partners. Plans are under way to install an ultraviolet water disinfection system at the DNR’s Oden State Fish Hatchery in Emmet County. The ...

Braves split with Esky

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ESCANABA — A rivalry reignited here Tuesday as the Gladstone softball team snapped Escanaba’s rivalry winning streak. The Braves split with Esky, dropping the first game 3-0 and winning the second 8-5 in Great Northern Conference action. In the second game, the Eskymos led 4-0 going into ...

Offensive outburst leads Gladstone to sweep of Maroons

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone baseball team didn’t waste any time disposing of Menominee here Tuesday evening, mercying the Maroons 13-3 in the second game of a doubleheader. The Braves also rallied for a 4-2 win in the opener. In the nightcap, three straight RBI singles by Cooper Cavadeas, ...

Esky splits with Flivvers

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QUINNESEC — If it wasn’t for Andrew Paupore, it might have been a complete day to forget for Kingsford. Paupore’s gem on the mound in the first game helped Kingsford hold on to a doubleheader split with Escanaba on Tuesday. Paupore threw a complete game, giving up three hits with no ...

Eskymos’ tennis edges Flivvers 6-2

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eskymos stepped up their level of play Tuesday in a 6-2 tennis victory over the Kingsford Flivvers. Esky swept the singles matches and won No. 3 and 4 doubles. “This is a big win for us because they beat us 6-2 at their place,” said Esky coach Tom Penegor. “I ...

BR-H sweeps Mustangs

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BARK RIVER — The Bark River-Harris Broncos made short work of Munising here Tuesday in 15-0 and 16-1 softball victories over the Mustangs. Eden Oswald fired a one-hitter and struck out 8 of 15 hitters in the opener, which ended in four innings. She also collected three hits and drove in ...

MHSAA makes seeding changes

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Michigan boys and girls high school basketball teams will be seeded for district tournaments beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Representative Council met last week in Gaylord to act on committee proposals in a variety ...

Gladstone boys’ golf takes third

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CHAMPION — The Marquette boys golf team had a solid day on the course Tuesday afternoon as it took home the title at the Negaunee Range Bank Invitational, played at Wawonowin Country Club. The Redmen finished at 320, while Norway was runner-up with 343. “The boys played really well ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Golf North Central Invitational at Highland, 11 a.m. Track Baseball Gladstone at Negaunee (DH), 4 North Central at Marquette (DH), 4 Norway at Superior Central (DH), 4 Softball Rapid River at Marquette (DH), 4 Norway at Superior Central (DH), 4 Gladstone at ...

Briefs

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For the record ESCANABA — It is yet to be determined if Sydney Herioux is the valedictorian at Gladstone High School. Due to information received, Herioux was referred to as the valedictorian in an article in Monday’s edition of the Daily Press. Gladstone Men’s Golf League ...

Eichhorn is in 24th

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AUSTIN, Tex. — The host Texas Longhorns are having a good time on their home course at the NCAA regional golf tournament this week. Texas is in first place with a 552 total over the opening two rounds and has all five golfers among the top 15 in the tournament entering today’s final ...