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Gladstone knocks Esky

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ESCANABA — The Gladstone Minor Boys’ Little League (age 9-10) All-Stars scored early and often here Friday night, enough to post a 21-13 baseball triumph over Escanaba in the opening round of the Yooper tournament. Gladstone returns to Dickson Field Sunday to face Iron Mountain in a 2 ...

All-Star players show off talent

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MARQUETTE — The main event may be a couple days away, but the U.P. Football All-Star Game players got a chance to strut their stuff during the Skills Challenge on Wednesday afternoon in the Superior Dome. Two Northern Michigan University recruits won their events, the first Ishpeming ...

Tigers given 8th consecutive loss

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DETROIT (AP) — Anibal Sanchez beat his former team for his third win in four starts, Juan Soto hit his 14th home run of the season and the Washington Nationals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Friday night. Sanchez (4-6), who went 46-49 for the Tigers from 2012-17, was facing his old team for ...

MLB All-Stars select young lineup

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NEW YORK (AP) — Surrounded by sweet-swinging sluggers Christian Yelich, Cody Bellinger and Ronald AcuÒa Jr., All-Star stalwart Nolan Arenado is set for a new role with the National League — elder statesman. “It shows how good these young guys are,” Arenado said. The five-time ...

U.S. women advance to semis

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PARIS (AP) — Megan Rapinoe went from controversy to triumph, scoring twice for the United States in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champions into the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory Friday night. France had been vying to become the ...

Gladstone local wins U.P. Dual golf championship

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Lori Shea of Gladstone and Polly Anderson of Green Bay rallied to win a seventh U.P. Dual golf championship Tuesday at Pine Grove Country Club. Shea-Anderson and four-time champions Becky Cecconi of Iron Mountain and Karen Plaisier of Ishpeming shared the lead at 151 after ...

Lashley stays on top

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DETROIT (AP) — Cameron Champ played one of the best stretches on the PGA Tour this season, matching the lowest nine-hole score and the longest birdie-eagle streak. Champ had an 8-under 28 on the front nine thanks, shooting under par for six straight holes. “The hole looked pretty big ...

11U tourney champs

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The Escanaba Bears 11U travel baseball team won the Great Lakes Open in Escanaba June 1-2. The Bears topped Ishpeming 5-4, Marinette 8-2 and 7-5, and Petoskey 5-2. Members of the team in the front row, from left are: Grayson Davis, Lucas Hejmej, Graham Johnson, Carson Artley and Owen Fields. ...

Area schedule

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Today’s games Minor baseball (age 9-10) Yooper tournament At Dickson Field, Escanaba Munising vs. Tri-County, 11 Norway vs. Kingsford, 1 Legion baseball Escanaba vs. Green Bay Shockers at Marinette, noon Gladstone vs. Green Bay Shockers at Marinette, 4 Bark River at Niagara, ...

Area schedule

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Tonight’s games Minor baseball (age 9-10) Yooper tournament At Dickson Field, Escanaba Gladstone vs. Escanaba, 5 Legion baseball Gladstone vs. Pulaski, Wis. at Marinette, 6 Escanaba at Marinette, 8:30 Saturday’s games Mnor baseball (age 9-10) Yooper tournament At ...

Briefs

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Indians’ championship teams to be honored GLADSTONE — Players and coaches from past Gladstone Indians American Legion baseball championship teams will be honored July 3 at 7:15 p.m at Don Olsen Field, 15 minutes before the Indians host Escanaba. State championship players and coaches ...

Briefs

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Indians’ championship teams to be honored GLADSTONE — Players and coaches from past Gladstone Indians American Legion baseball championship teams will be honored July 3 at 7:15 p.m at Don Olsen Field, 15 minutes before the Indians host Escanaba. State championship players and coaches ...

Kids Fishing Day a success

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GLADSTONE — Every years for the past 28 years, Hiawatha National Forest and local community volunteers have hosted Kids Fishing Day events at Camp Seven Lake (near Manistique) and Castle Rock Ponds (near St. Ignace). This year’s June 8th free fishing day events drew families in record ...

Column: Summer opens a rainbow of colors

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MARQUETTE — In the whole big bulging box of Crayola colors out there to see this time of year, the greens and blues are particularly prominent, cresting at their peak. The bright green bracken ferns are fanned out and standing tall, shading blueberry plants soon to bloom and fruit. A ...

Trapper featured at outdoor expo

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ESCANABA — The U.P. Trapper’s Annual Convention/Outdoor Expo is once again coming to Escanaba. One of the all-star presenters will be Lesel Reuswaat. Lesel is a self-taught trapper from South Dakota who has captured 432 coyotes over 300 raccoons and good numbers of bobcats, badgers, fox, ...

Vanderbilt wins CWS

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mason Hickman and Jake Eder combined for 14 strikeouts, Vanderbilt knocked out Michigan ace Karl Kauffmann in the fourth inning, and the Commodores won the College World Series with an 8-2 victory in Game 3 of the finals Wednesday night. Vandy (59-12) won its second title ...

All-Stars participate in skills challenge

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MARQUETTE — The main event may be a couple days away, but the U.P. Football All-Star Game players got a chance to strut their stuff during the Skills Challenge on Wednesday afternoon in the Superior Dome. Two Northern Michigan University recruits won their events, the first Ishpeming ...

Cubs blanked by Blues

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MARQUETTE — John Jason fired a one-hitter here Wednesday night as the Marquette Blues blanked the Escanaba Cubs 14-0 in American Legion baseball. “It didn’t go very well tonight to say the least,” Esky manager John Bintner said. “We had some tough luck really. An injury to our ...

Mariners edge Brewers

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — J.P. Crawford drove in three runs and Wade LeBlanc struck out six in five innings and the Seattle Mariners extended their winning streak to three games with a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Crawford put Seattle on the board with an RBI double in ...