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Broncos go 2-of-3 at invite

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ESCANABA — The Bark River-Harris Broncos recovered from a slow start in time to win 2-of-3 softball games in the Escanaba Invitational here Saturday. After dropping their opener to the Millington jayvees 11-1 in five innings, the Broncos bounced back in a 27-3 rout of Marquette, then ...

Rapid River defeated twice

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ESCANABA — It was a tough day on the softball diamond for the Rapid River Rockets here Saturday as they dropped two games in the Escanaba Invitational. The Rockets bowed to Norway 13-3 after falling to Gladstone 11-1 on this sunny and seasonably cool afternoon. Both games were decided in ...

Miners dominate tennis invite

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KINGSFORD — Negaunee dominated the Kingsford Invitational boys’ tennis tournament here Saturday. The Miners captured all but the first flight singles where West Iron County sophomore Holden Ross went undefeated. Hicks’ loss came to Ross. Negaunee claimed the other singles titles ...

Rockets’ boys win home meet

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RAPID RIVER — Junior Masyn Alexa shined on a chilly, damp and dreary day here Thursday, helping the North Dickinson girls capture the Rapid River Invitational track title with 134 points. Mid Peninsula edged the host Rockets 98-90 for runner-up honors. Alexa was a four-event winner, ...

Esky celebrates state title, falls to Cardinals

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ESCANABA — In a game that had a playoff-type atmosphere, the Millington Cardinals temporarily spoiled the fun for the Escanaba softball team here Friday night, shutting out the Eskymos 3-0 on a night Esky celebrated its 2018 Division 2 state title. It was also the opening night of the ...

Eichhorn to golf in NCAA regionals

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ESCANABA — Hunter Eichhorn and his Marquette University golf teammates will play in the NCAA regional tournament May 13-15 in Austin, Tex. Marquette qualified for its fourth regional appearance by winning the Big East Conference championship April 28 at Callawassie Island G.C. in Okatie, ...

Gladstone boys win invite

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NEGAUNEE — The weather was sometimes a bit chilly, but track and field action was hot and heavy during the Negaunee Lions Invitational Friday. A school record and at least seven meet records were established in a variety of conditions, including sunshine, clouds, drizzle and even a few ...

Kraemer to continue her basketball career

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ESCANABA — Bay College’s Jordan Kraemer will continue her basketball career at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa. Kraemer signed with the Vikings at Bay College Thursday with her family, Norse teammates and Norse coach Rob Robinson around her. Kraemer, a guard from Norway High ...

Braves split with Soo

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone baseball team split with the Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils here Friday. The Braves finished the opener in four innings, winning 13-2 after the Blue Devils led 2-1 going into the bottom of the third. With one out, Gladstone’s Dan Martin singled on a ground ball ...

Oswald to play softball at Bay

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Bark River-Harris senior Eden Oswald signs to play softball at Bay College Thursday in the BR-H gym. Pictured on each side of her are her parents, Ted Oswald and Carolyn Olson. Pictured behind her, from left are former pitching coach John Parrotta, Bay softball coach Heidi Charon and BR-H ...

Dawson to wrestle at Alma

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Gladstone’s Nick Dawson signs for wrestling at Alma College in the high school library Friday. Pictured on each side of him are his mother Mary Dawson and father Josh Dawson. Pictured behind him are his brothers Cole Dawson (left) and Ethan Dawson (right).

Pujols reaches plateau, Angels shutout Tigers

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DETROIT (AP) — Albert Pujols turned on a fastball over the middle of the plate, sent the no-doubt shot deep into the left-field seats, flipped his bat toward celebrating teammates in the dugout and trotted around the bases. By the time he stepped on home plate, the three-time MVP was in an ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Softball Escanaba Invitational Escanaba vs. Marshfield, Wis., 9 a.m. Gladstone vs. Millington, 9 a.m. Millington JV vs. Bark River-Harris, 9 a.m. Escanaba vs. Gladstone, 11 Rapid River vs. Gladstone, 1 Marquette vs. Bark River-Harris, 1 p.m. Kingsford vs. Bark ...

Norway native hopes to bring back racing title

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NORWAY — Dan Lindsley is all about defending his home turf — and his home state in 2019. The former Norway Speedway late model track champion has had his ups and downs since he last won the crown in 2014. But the driver who cut his teeth racing in the track’s Slammer division finished ...

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BMX open house MARQUETTE — Marquette BMX, the Upper Peninsula’s only USA BMX sanctioned race track, is holding an open house Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The track is located at 910 Hawley St., Marquette, inside the Kaufman Sports Complex. No racing will take place, but ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Golf Big Bay de Noc Invitational, 11 Track Escanaba, Gladstone at Negaunee Invitational, 3 Munising Invitational, 6:30 Baseball Stephenson at Bark River-Harris, 3:30 Sault Ste. Marie at Gladstone, 4 Iron Mountain at North Central (DH), ...

Esky fan club cash raffle

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The Eskymo Fan Club is having a cash raffle as part of its golf outing this year. The 4-person scramble is June 27 at the Escanaba Country Club. Raffle tickets are $30 a piece. Only 500 will be sold. First place is $5,000, second ($2,500), third ($1,000), fourth ($500) and fifth ($250). If all ...

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Michigan Senior Olympics registration ROCHESTER, Mich. — Registration for the 40th annual Michigan Senior Olympics summer games is now open. The games are August 9-18 throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties. The deadline to register is July 19. Visit michiganseniorolympics.org or ...

Broncos sweep Stephenson

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HARRIS — Dominant pitching and timely hitting led the Bark River-Harris baseball team to a sweep of Stephenson here Friday night in Skyline Central Conference action. The Broncos won the opener 13-3 in four innings. Jackson Bower pitched the full game, surrendering three runs on four hits ...

Norway track results

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Norway Invitational Boys Norway 123, Stephenson 97, Northwood Storm 66, North Central 61, Forest Park 50, Republic-Michigamme 31, West Iron County 29, Bark River-Harris 24, North Dickinson 20, Carney-Nadeau 17, Superior Central 0. 3200 relay — 1, Republic-Michigamme (Boshears, Carlson, ...