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Esky gymnasts already ready to take on season

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba gymnasts are raring to go as another season approaches. Esky, which has nine on its roster, opens at downstate White Lake Lakeland today at 4. “That’s a good number to work with,” said coach Theresa Pascoe. “Although, we would like to have a few more girls ...

Rodgers, GB’s D to test Vikes

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In his eighth season directing the Minnesota Vikings, Mike Zimmer has become well-accustomed to the twice-annual headaches of trying to prepare for and play against Aaron Rodgers. The angst has hardly been misplaced. In 13 games against the Vikings since Zimmer was ...

Lions, Browns both desperate for W

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The starting quarterback is injured and won’t be close to 100% — even if the No. 1 overall pick plays. The passing game isn’t producing nearly enough big plays or points and the season has grown desperate. And you thought the winless Detroit Lions had issues? The ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Volleyball State finals Indian River Inland Lakes vs. Battle Creek St. Philip, 10 a.m. Reese vs. Monroe St. Mary Catholic, 2 p.m. Football Eight-player State final At Marquette (Superior Dome) North Central vs. Colon, 2 Women’s basketball Harper College ...

Briefs

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Esky QB club meeting set ESCANABA — The Escanaba Quarterback Club will be hosting its annual meeting on Tuesday, December 7 at Mo’s Pub on Ludington St. The meeting will start at 6:00 p.m. and all attendees can order off the menu. The agenda will feature the election of officers as ...

Pistons rally past Pacers

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DETROIT (AP) — Jeremi Grant scored 19 points, Cory Joseph added 18 and the Detroit Pistons rallied to beat the Indiana Pacers 97-89 on Wednesday night. “This is the way we have to play,” Grant said. “We have a lot of length in our lineup, and we need to be active defensively, get ...