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Big Cup Golf Scramble

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The Irish Oaks Golf Course sponsors a 3-woman Big Cup Golf Scramble every year with proceeds donated back to Delta County community charities. Recently, $2,900 was donated to the Delta County Cancer Alliance, Shop with a Cop, Hope at the Inn, U.P. Foster Closet, and Gladstone, Rapid River, and ...

Padres blank Brewers

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Backed by Manny Machado’s home run, Joey Lucchesi gave the San Diego Padres’ bullpen a chance to catch its collective breath. The big left-hander threw seven brilliant innings in a combined four-hitter to lead the Padres to a 2-0 victory against the Milwaukee Brewers on ...

UM downs Florida State in CWS

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jesse Franklin hit the second pitch of the game out of TD Ameritrade Park. With the performance Tommy Henry was about to give, that was all the offense Michigan needed. Henry limited Florida State to three hits and Franklin’s homer stood up in a 2-0 win Monday night ...

U.P. Senior Championship underway

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Norway’s Mike Solda, playing in the first group of the day, fired a two-under par 70 Monday to lead the 15th annual UP Senior Championship at Pine Grove Country Club. Solda collected three of his four birdies on the back nine to shoot a 34 in the tournament’s opening ...

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Iverson 14th at U.S. Women’s Senior Open ESCANABA — Becky Iverson, a native of Gladstone, finished in a tie for 14th recently at the second U.S. Women’s Senior Open golf tournament. Iverson had rounds of 75-72-76-75 - 298. She finished 13 strokes behind the winner, Helen ...

Back to back! Esky repeats as champs

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EAST LANSING — Back-to-back, baby. Escanaba was the more poised team, showing its veteran experience and continuing to make winning plays in capturing its second straight Division 2 softball state championship with a 7-3 win over Stevensville Lakeshore here Saturday. Esky ace Gabi Salo ...

Salo wins State Player of the Year

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EAST LANSING — It wasn’t long after she had just received another state championship medal that Gabi Salo found out she wasn’t done receiving awards for the day. Moments after the Escanaba softball team was presented with its second straight Division 2 state championship trophy, the ...

Ojala, Kivi lead North teams to All-Star wins

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NEWBERRY — There are a pair of back stories to most valuable player winners Matt Ojala of Calumet and Sydney Kivi of Marquette here Saturday at the 34th annual U.P. All-Star Classic. Ojala joined his mother and father as All-Star Classic MVP picks while Kivi won despite missing Friday’s ...

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Highland scramble HYDE — The Highland Golf Club is holding a 3-woman scramble July 10 at 10:30 a.m. Entry fee includes three mulligans, breakfast, lunch, dinner and prizes. Deadline for registration is July 5.

Bruce wins Scenic Shore Run

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GLADSTONE — Adam Bruce enjoyed a record-setting day in the Eighth Annual Scenic Shore Run here Saturday. The recent Gladstone High School graduate covered the 3.1-mile course in 15 minutes, 49 seconds, followed by Lucas Cavalieri of Iron Mountain (18:03) and Gary Whitmer of Gladstone ...

Kamin’s home run lifts Eskymos late

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EAST LANSING — For a brief moment, it appeared the Escanaba softball team was in trouble. Then Nicole Kamin happened. Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the sixth inning, Kamin stepped to the plate and smacked a two-run home run over the fence in center field to give the Eskymos the lead and ...

Gladstone’s championship run halted

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EAST LANSING - It felt a little bit like David vs. Goliath — a small school from the U.P. against a downstate school that privately recruits. Only this time, Goliath flexed its muscle. The Gladstone Braves put up a respectable fight, but they just didn’t have enough firepower to overcome ...

Esky has the grit and determination to win

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EAST LANSING — Most championship teams have a couple of things in common: they’re resilient, and they usually have a championship defining moment — often coming from an unexpected source. The Escanaba softball team isn’t a champion this season just yet, but Thursday it showed the ...

Tigers routed after lead

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DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland’s Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, and the Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-4 on Friday night after scoring eight runs in the fourth inning. Bauers singled and tripled in that inning. He also hit a double in the second and a two-run homer in the eighth, becoming ...

Raptors outlast Warriors to bring home their first title

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada’s first NBA championship. “We the North!” is now “We the Champs!” Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured the country’s first major title in 26 years with their most remarkable road win ...

Woods falls behind after day 2

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The crowd lining the ninth hole some 100 yards short of the seaside green at Pebble Beach couldn’t have been more pumped as Tiger Woods blasted out of a fairway bunker and his ball came to rest in the rough just in front of them. No matter that Woods would have ...

Tigers nearly shut out against Royals

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nicky Lopez hit his first major league homer in the stadium where he played college ball, Homer Bailey allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Thursday night in the first big league regular season game played in ...

9th annual Symetra Tour

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HARRIS - A record field will have their collective sights on a special prize next week at the Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass. A field of 156 women will be on hand for the ninth annual Symetra Tour event at Sweetgrass Golf Club. The normal field is 144 players but it was expanded ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s game Baseball State semifinal At East Lansing (MSU) Division 3 Gladstone vs. Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett, 11:30 a.m. Saturday’s games Softball At East Lansing (MSU) State final Division 2 Escanaba vs. Stevensville Lakeshore, 10 a.m. Baseball At ...

Big Cup Golf Scramble

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The Irish Oaks Golf Course sponsors a 3-woman Big Cup Golf Scramble every year with proceeds donated back to Delta County community charities. Recently, $2,900 was donated to the Delta County Cancer Alliance, Shop with a Cop, Hope at the Inn, U.P. Foster Closet, and Gladstone, Rapid River, and ...