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Today’s games Girls’ tennis Negaunee at Gladstone, 4 Soccer Hannahville at Escanaba Bayside, 5:30 Volleyball Munising at Mid Peninsula, 7:30 Thursday’s games Girls’ tennis Escanaba at Kingsford, 4:30 Soccer Munising Baptist at Big Bay de Noc, ...

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Braves’ opener cancelled GLADSTONE — The Gladstone football game between the Braves and Marquette scheduled for Friday has been cancelled. Gladstone pulled out of the game because a player has tested positive for the coronavirus. Gladstone Athletic Director David Lindbeck says his ...

Braves’ Hughes takes 2nd

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Gladstone sophomore Drew Hughes gave chase but couldn’t quite capture top honors in the Kingsford Flivver Invitational cross country meet here Tuesday. Marquette sophomore Carson Vanderschaaf, who held off Hughes for the title on this sunny, warm and windy day at Iron ...

Big Bay de Noc sweeps Ojibwe Charter

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GARDEN CORNERS — The Big Bay de Noc soccer team earned its first win of the season 7-4 against Ojibwe Charter here Tuedsay. A Black Bears goal in the first 30 seconds of the game established their momentum, and they added four more in the first half. “Our defense was playing really ...

Emeralds keep streak going, triumph over Gwinn

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MANISTIQUE — The Manistique volleyball team earned another victory on its road to the perfect season here Tuesday against Gwinn. The Emeralds finished the match in straight sets (25-12, 25-23, 25-20). After cruising through the first set, the Emeralds (4-0) had to deal with a kicked up ...

Broncos sprint by Westwood

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HARRIS — The Bark River-Harris volleyball team held down the Westwood Patriots in Bark River Monday with strong serves. The Broncos earned the victory in straight sets (25-13, 25-15, 25-10). After a Bark River (4-1) misplay gave the Patriots the first point of the first set, it rebounded ...

Rockets ground Eagles

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RAPID RIVER — There’s nothing like a lengthy service run to boost a volleyball team. Senior Cici Pilon provided that for the Rapid River Rockets here Monday night in a 3-1 (25-18, 25-17, 16-25, 25-11) triumph over the Stephenson Eagles. The Rockets were trailing 10-8 in the fourth set ...

Esky girls shut out by Wykons

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STAMBAUGH — The Escanaba girls tennis team had a rough day away from home Monday as they were shut out by the West Iron County Wykons 8-0. None of the matches went to three sets, but the Eskymos had the most luck in doubles. At No. 4 doubles, Esky’s Lizzy Sliva and Lily Newhouse pushed ...

Honor A. P. retired after injury

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ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Honor A. P. has been retired because of an injury suffered in the Kentucky Derby, where he finished fourth. The 3-year-old colt will stand at stud for next year’s breeding season at Lane’s End Farm in Versailles, Kentucky. Honor A. P. had two wins in six career ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Girls’ tennis Marquette at Escanaba, 3:30 Cross country Kingsford Invitational, 4 Soccer Ojibwe Charter at Big Bay de Noc, 4:30 Volleyball Norway at Rapid River, 6 Ojibwe Charter at Big Bay de Noc, 6:30 Gwinn at Manistique, 7 Escanaba at Negaunee, ...

Packers roll past Vikings

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After Green Bay won last season at Minnesota to clinch the division, Aaron Rodgers paused to take a video of some jubilant Packers fans still lingering in the stadium as he walked to the bus. This victory over the Vikings was just as memorable, albeit barely ...

Trubisky’s three TD’s spoil Lions in fourth

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DETROIT (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky missed many targets, sailing some passes high and leaving other throws behind teammates, until it mattered most. Trubisky perfectly lofted a 27-yard go-ahead touchdown pass into the fingertips of Anthony Miller with 1:54 remaining and the Chicago Bears held ...

Mid Peninsula returns two champs

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ST. NICHOLAS — Not many cross country teams can claim they have two Upper Peninsula champions on their roster. The Mid Peninsula girls, however, can claim that as they return junior and defending Division 3 champion Landry Koski and senior and 2017 title winner Daisy Englund. Englund ...

Big Bay girls toppled in fifth

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GARDEN CORNERS —After five of its six starters played an entire soccer match under a downpour, Big Bay de Noc forced a fifth set but fell to the Mackinac Island Lakers 3-2 (18-25, 30-28, 25-20, 22-25, 15-12) Saturday. “The girls played hard,” Black Bears coach Angie Paulson said. ...

Black Bears soccer falls to Lakers

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GARDEN CORNERS — The Big Bay de Noc soccer team duked it out against Mackinac in a downpour Saturday as the Black Bears falling 6-1 to the Lakers. Mackinac Island started strong, scoring four goals in the first half and shutting out the Black Bears. “It was the first game of the year ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Girls’ tennis Gladstone at Westwood, 4 Escanaba at Norway, 4:30 Volleyball Westwood at Bark River-Harris, 7 Stephenson at Rapid River, 7:30 Tuesday’s games Girls’ tennis Marquette at Escanaba, 3:30 Iron Mountain at Gladstone, 4:30 Cross ...

Packers v. new Vikings’ D

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The most consistent weapon the Minnesota Vikings have drawn against Aaron Rodgers since he became Green Bay’s quarterback has been a defense built around a relentless pass rush and revved up by a raucous home crowd. The formula might need an adjustment this year. "We've ...

Lions look to start strong

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DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions will kick off their seasons in the Motor City, desperately hoping to bounce back from disappointment. Chicago’s quest seems a little less challenging. The Bears did win eight games last year, but missed the playoffs for the eighth time ...

Eskymo girls tie against Wykons

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba girls experienced their share of success in doubles play here Friday as they played to a 4-4 tennis tie with the West Iron County Wykons. Esky won 3-of-4 doubles flights and pulled even with Lizzy Sliva and Lily Newhouse’s 6-1, 6-2 triumph over Hailee Bradshaw and ...