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Tonight’s games Football Escanaba at Traverse City Central, 7 Rapid River at Engadine, 7 Gladstone at Marquette, 7 Superior Central at Wausaukee, Wis., 8 Saturday’s games Soccer NLL tournament at Hannahville, 9 a.m. Volleyball GNC meet at Escanaba, 10 ...

Jets soar over C-N

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POWERS — North Central pounded Carney-Nadeau 69-0 behind a dominant offensive attack here Thursday. The Jets jumped out to a 36-0 lead by the end of the first quarter and never looked back. Brady Eichmeier got the scoring started on a three-yard touchdown run, and then followed by throwing ...

Fishing Report

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Little Bay De Noc: Walleye anglers fished mostly in the southern waters as they were looking for bigger walleye. Try the Minneapolis Shoals area and off Seagull Point. Further north, the best areas were along the Second and Third Reefs in 18 to 28 feet or the mouth of the Escanaba River in 20 ...

Hiking through the rain

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By John Vrancic jvrancic@dailypress.net WILSON — The weather was hardly fit for man or beast at times Wednesday, but it didn’t stop North Central senior Griffin Johnson or Superior Central junior Danika Walters from mastering the conditions in the Skyline Central Conference cross ...

Eskymos, Braves each facing road challenges

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By Dennis Grall dgrall@dailypress.net ESCANABA — The all-important post-season is just around the corner, meaning some area high school football teams have more at stake than others over the final two weeks. North Central (6-1) has reached the magic win number of six to earn a playoff spot ...

Machado giving the Dodgers more punch

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ATLANTA (AP) — Even with all their star power and deep pockets, all their booming hitters and ace pitchers, the Los Angeles Dodgers are approaching three decades since their last World Series championship. They’re making another run at that elusive title. Only this time, Manny Machado ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Cross country GNC meet at Flat Rock, 4 Football Carney-Nadeau at North Central, 7 Volleyball Mid Peninsula at North D. 7 Manistique at St. Ignace, 7 Munising at Superior Cent, 7:15 Big Bay de Noc at BR-H-7:15 Gladstone at Kingsford, 7:30 North Central at ...

Wolves’ spikers ground Jets

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By John Vrancic jvrancic@dailypress.net POWERS — It didn’t take long for the Carney-Nadeau Wolves to take charge Wednesday night in a 3-0 (25-9, 25-11, 25-14) volleyball victory over the North Central Jets. The Wolves grabbed an 11-3 lead on a service ace by senior Talisha McCullough ...

Broncos win a wild one

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By Austin Hemmingson Sports Writer HARRIS — Bark River Harris survived a roller coaster ride to beat North Dickinson here Tuesday. The Broncos won 3-2 (18-25, 25-23, 25-21, 4-25, 15-7) in a volleyball match that included many ups and downs. After dropping the first set, the Broncos ...

Rockets ride fast start past Big Bay

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By Mark Johnson mjohnson@dailypress.net RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River volleyball team was having struggles with slow starts earlier in the season. The Rockets had no ignition problems here Tuesday night sweeping Big Bay de Noc 3-0, leading from start to finish. “We played well from ...

Koepka hits his goals

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By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer Brooks Koepka had two sets of daily reminders for a season that PGA Tour players voted as the best. One was his annual list of goals that he writes every Jan. 1 during quiet time on the beach, some of them golf specific, some of them about life. He tacks ...

Granderson helps spark Brew Crew

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Curtis Granderson rounded first base and kept going. He reached second, stopped and turned around to smile back toward the Milwaukee Brewers dugout. Granderson’s trademark enthusiasm is evident even in an off-day workout in the postseason The Brewers returned to Miller ...

Prep schedule

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Today’s games Cross country Skyline Central meet at North Central, 3 Volleyball Carney-Nadeau at North Central, 7:30 Thursday’s games Cross country GNC meet at Flat Rock, 4 Football Carney-Nadeau at North Central, 7 Volleyball Manistique at St. Ignace, 7 Mid ...

Mid Pen falls to Trojans

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ST. NICHOLAS — A valiant effort fell just short for the Mid Peninsula Wolverines Tuesday night as they dropped a 3-2 volleyball decision to the Forest Park Trojans. “It was a tight match all the way,” Mid Pen coach Emily Kayser said of the 27-25, 23-25, 22-25, 25-23, 15-13 setback. ...

Briefs

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Significant win for UCF, Dagenais ORLANDO, Fla. — The University of Central Florida volleyball team posted its 11th straight victory Saturday, spilling defending American Athletic Conference champion Wichita State 3-1. It marked the 200th career victory for coach Todd Dagenais, a native ...

Kamin leads Eskymos spikers

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ESCANABA — Escanaba continued its winning ways here Monday, beating Norway 3-1 on Senior Night. The Eskymos got off to a slow start losing the first set 25-19 as Esky coach Adam Lambert started an all-senior lineup in the first set and the Eskymos were also playing without injured senior ...

Olivier is named top netter

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ESCANABA — To the surprise of no one who has followed Upper Peninsula girls tennis this fall, Elysa Olivier of Marquette and Negaunee have earned major awards in voting by coaches. Olivier finished the season unbeaten and won the U.P. Division 1 singles title at No. 1 to be named Player of ...

Escanaba ranked No. 2 in U.P. grid poll

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ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula’s three poll leaders solidified their positions over the weekend, virtually securing Team of the Year honors with two weeks left in the high school football season. Large School leader Calumet whipped Houghton 35-0, Small School pace-setter Ishpeming spilled ...

Turnovers plaguing Packers

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GREEN BAY (AP) — Protect the football and it should fix everything. That seems to be the viewpoint of Mike McCarthy, whose Green Bay Packers have a variety of issues that have led to a 2-2-1 start. “The big part of that game is focusing on the things we can control,” McCarthy said ...