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Soccer: Mountaineers shut out Kingsford, 2-0

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KINGSFORD — Iron Mountain blanked rival Kingsford 2-0 in the season finale Tuesday at Commemorative Field. The Mountaineers (10-7-1) controlled the ball for much of the game but found few prime scoring opportunities. They took a few shots that just missed the goal and had more attacks in ...

Volleyball: Bobcats to host Badgers in WIAA D4 regional semi

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Top-seeded Florence and Niagara will meet Thursday to determine a WIAA Division 4 volleyball regional finals berth. If the two rivals play anything like a 2012 dual, they’ll be on the court for some time. The Badgers outlasted the Bobcats 3-2 but Florence won the first set ...

Girls Basketball: Junior High tournament finals Thursday

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KINGSFORD — Michigan-Wisconsin Girls Junior High Basketball Tournament finals will take place Thursday at Kingsford and West Iron County. Eighth-grade A Division and seventh-grade B Division titles will be decided at Kingsford Middle School; seventh-grade A Division and eighth-grade B ...

Cross Country: Knights’ Cavagnetto, LaCount medal

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NORWAY — Adam Cavagnetto and Jessica LaCount both finished seventh to lead the host Knights in the Norway Invitational cross country meet Tuesday at Strawberry Lake. Rapid River won the boys team title, followed by Republic Michigamme, North Central, Norway and Mid Peninsula. Cavagnetto ...

Volleyball: Carney-Nadeau sweeps Norway

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NORWAY — Carney-Nadeau brought out the worst in Norway on Tuesday. The unbeaten Wolves clipped the Knights 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-12) to clinch the small-school division volleyball title in the Skyline Central Conference. “Good old-fashioned butt-whooping, that’s what that was,” said ...

Volleyball roundup: Forest Park edges Wykons, 3-2

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CRYSTAL FALLS — Forest Park held off West Iron County 3-2 (25-12, 25-21, 23-25, 23-25,15-7) in non-conference volleyball Tuesday. “These ladies sure like to make things interesting,” said Forest Park head coach Ana Cornelia. “West Iron hustled every ball down tonight and did a good ...

Dodgers edge Brewers in 13th, 2-1

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time Manny Machado rounded third base, the Los Angeles Dodgers had already started streaming out of the dugout. After more than five hours of tension-filled baseball, they were certainly eager to celebrate. Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run with two ...

Volleyball: Norway sweeps Wykons

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IRON RIVER — Norway swept West Iron County 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-19) in non-conference action Monday. “Our hitting percentage was high tonight,” said Knights coach Steve Andrews. “Haley (Clifford) and Allie (Sheski) anchored the outside, Katie Leiker hit the ball well in the middle ...

Crosby’s FG lifts Packers over 49ers

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mason Crosby smiled as he left the field. It was quite the week for the Green Bay Packers' veteran kicker. Crosby hit four field goals, including the winner from 27 yards as time expired to lift the Packers past the San Francisco 49ers 33-30 on Monday night. "This ...

Brewers’ bullpen blanks Dodgers for 2-1 NLCS lead

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers know they can count on their intimidating bullpen to get outs. They may not have been expecting a twice-demoted shortstop to generate so much offense. Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter and Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer ...

Drouin leads Canadiens in 7-3 win over Red Wings

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MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens coach Claude Julien said it looked like Tomas Plekanec "drank from the fountain of youth" before playing in his 1,000th game Monday night. Plekanec scored in his milestone game, and Jonathan Drouin added two goals to lead Montreal to a 7-3 victory over the winless ...

Flivvs outlast Gladstone for Great Northern title

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ESCANABA — In a championship match that went into overtime, Kingsford edged Gladstone for the 2018 Great Northern Conference title with a 26-28, 25-13, 16-14 victory. The come-from behind win was the theme of the tournament for the Flivvers in the meet Saturday at Escanaba High ...

Florence headed to playoffs

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence’s first season in eight-player football has resulted in a state playoff berth. WIAA named eight teams Saturday for the eight-player state tournament. The fourth-seeded Bobcats (7-1), who defeated Menominee Indian 40-24 in the regular season finale Saturday, will ...

West Iron’s Serbentas premier UP D2 ‘Player’

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West Iron County’s Katarina Serbentas posted a perfect record against UP Division 2 girls tennis competition this fall. That mark made the senior the logical choice by the coaches for UP Division 2 Player of the Year. “ I was honored that I was voted player of the year,” Serbentas said. ...

Sherman-Rodgers highlights MNF

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As two of the best players at their position in their generation, San Francisco cornerback Richard Sherman and Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers have formed a relationship built on deep respect. They have nothing but praise for each other’s games and will exchange texts after one of them ...

Brewers’ pen shows cracks

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MILWAUKEE — Told he had the day off after pitching three shutout innings in the NL Championship Series opener, hard-throwing Milwaukee left-hander Josh Hader wasn’t expecting a call to the bullpen. After watching Brewers relievers blow a late three-run lead in Game 2, Hader would have ...

Patterson powers U-M

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ANN ARBOR — Shea Patterson had his best day running the ball and was pretty good at throwing it, too. Patterson accounted for 214 yards of offense and a touchdown, leading No. 12 Michigan to a 38-13 victory over No. 15 Wisconsin on Saturday night. The Wolverines called some plays designed ...

Bobcats’ passing attack sinks Eagles 40-24

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KESHENA, Wis. — Quarterback Toby Wheeler and Joe Walstrom connected on three touchdown passes as playoff-bound Florence downed Menominee Indian 40-24 to complete the eight-player football regular season Saturday. The Bobcats (7-1) learned before the game that they had been selected to play ...

IM falls in finals

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Iron Mountain’s Gabe Celello (9) battles for possession of the ball in Saturday’s UP Soccer Tournament at Kaufman Sports Complex in Marquette. After dispatching Kingsford 4-2 in the first round, the host Redmen shut out Iron Mountain 2-0 to win the championship. Additional details on the ...