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Gladstone HOF to induct new members

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GLADSTONE — Five new members and two new teams will be inducted into the Gladstone High School Sports Hall of Fame Oct. 12 at the Gladstone Terrace Lake Bluff. Among the athletes being inducted are Renee (Carlson) Scoville, Holly (Bruntjens) Holstrom and Joe Mileski. Scoville, a 1995 ...

A’s beat Brewers on walkoff

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson homered with one out in the 10th inning off Josh Hader and the Oakland Athletics beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Tuesday night for their third straight win. Blake Treinen (5-3) pitched a 1-2-3 10th with two strikeouts, including slugger Christian Yelich ...

Thaiss leads Angels to 6-1 win over Tigers

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Thaiss homered and drove in three runs, Shohei Ohtani had three hits, Griffin Canning threw four-hit ball over six innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Tuesday night. It is Thaiss’ third game with three RBIs since the All-Star break. ...

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Hardwick Memorial golf scramble GLADSTONE — The 18th Annual Gail Hardwick Memorial/Swallow Inn 4-person golf scramble is Saturday at the Gladstone Golf Course. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10. There will be lunch, a whitefish dinner, cash flight prizes, ...

Is America’s Pastime on its way out?

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ESCANABA — The game of baseball emerged in America in the mid-1850s, but it wasn’t until the 1920s that baseball began to establish itself as a national organization. By the end of World War II, baseball was firmly embedded in the American psyche. It became “America’s pastime” and a ...

Tigers beat Angels, snap skid

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — At long last, Jordan Zimmermann found himself at the center of a locker room celebration. “It’s been a while,” he said. Zimmermann got his first win in 18 starts dating to last season, ending a skid of 10 consecutive losing decisions as the Detroit Tigers beat ...

Daniels excited to work with Patricia

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit coach Matt Patricia apparently made quite an impression on his new defensive lineman. Mike Daniels was at training camp Sunday, a day after the Lions announced that they’d signed him. When asked what made Detroit an attractive destination, the former Green ...

Judge orders testimony on “no-call”

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana judge ordered that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and three officials from January’s NFC title game be questioned under oath in September about the infamous “no-call” that helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints in January’s NFC title ...

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Bay College basketball camp ESCANABA — The Bay College Norse are hosting a basketball skills camp for boys and girls entering grades 3-8 next Monday through Wednesday at the YMCA gym at Bay College. Boys and girls grades 3-5 are in session from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and boys and girls grades ...

Indians win third straight state title

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GLADWIN — The Gladstone Indians are champions yet again. Carson Shea delivered an RBI single with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to break a 5-5 tie and give the Indians their third straight Class A American Legion baseball state championship with a 6-5 win ...

Esky minor softball falls twice at state tournament

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MARYSVILLE — The Escanaba Minor All-Star softball team (age 9-10) fell to Bullock Creek 9-5 here Saturday during the Little League state tournament to be officially eliminated from contention. Esky also fell 21-13 to Hudsonville Sunday. Bullock overtook Esky in an explosive first inning ...

Cubs avoid sweep against Brewers

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — After losing consecutive nail-biters in a matchup of NL Central contenders, Kyle Schwarber made sure the Chicago Cubs could breathe easier in the series finale. Schwarber hit a grand slam and a three-run homer to power the Cubs past the Milwaukee Brewers 11-4 on Sunday, ...

Mariners sweep Tigers

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SEATTLE (AP) — J.P. Crawford hit a walkoff single with one out in the 10th inning and the Seattle Mariners extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-2 victory against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Dylan Moore led off the 10th inning with a double against JosÈ Cisnero. After ...

Lindsley wins Bob Iverson Memorial race

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NORWAY — Vulcan’s Dan Lindsley took the lead on lap 14 and kept Jason Wells and company at bay to win the Bob Iverson Memorial on Hall of Fame night at Norway Speedway Friday night. It was Lindsley’s second straight feature win here. The late model main event saw four different leaders ...

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Gladstone women GLADSTONE — Lori Shea shot a 39 to lead the Gladstone Women’s League Friday. She was followed by Karen McCorkle 44, Connie Rian and Rosie Spindler 45, Maria Vallier, Mary Kallio, Ann Davison and Sandy Sturdy 46, Holly Canull 47, Vickie Isaacson, Diane Bricco and Jami ...

New course, new tourney

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HARRIS — A new golf course and a new golf tournament. That combination comes together Sept. 1-2 when Sage Run Golf Course will be the site of the first NCAA men’s Collegiate Invitational. Ten teams will participate in the Upper Peninsula’s initial Division 1 men’s tournament, and ...

Gladstone major girls fall on walkoff homer

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FISHERS, Ind. — The Gladstone Major Girls’ All-Stars (age 11-12) came up just short of reaching the Little League Central Regional championship game here Friday, falling to Central Iowa 5-4 on a walkoff home run in the bottom of the sixth inning. After Gladstone rallied to the score at 4 ...

Esky girls fall in tournament opener

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MARYSVILLE — The Escanaba Minor All-Star softball team (age 9-10) fell to Edwardsburg 15-5 in five innings in its first game of pool play in the state tournament here Friday. The score may not indicate it, but hits were far and few between for both teams. Esky finished with three and ...

Indians top Trenton, win away from championship

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GLADWIN — The Gladstone American Legion baseball team overpowered Trenton 9-4 here Friday in the semifinals of Class A state tournament after jumping out an early lead. The win sends the Indians to the championship game at 1 p.m. today against the winner of Trenton and Rosebush’s matchup ...

Brewers knock Cubs out of first place

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ben Gamel hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat Chicago 3-2 Friday night and knock the Cubs out of first place. Gio Gonzalez didn’t allow a hit to the Cubs until the sixth, when Alberto Almora Jr. reached on an ...