Kingsford's TJ Burke (13) battles for the puck with Cheboygan goalie Tyler Kiper (30) and Caleb Williams (25) in Saturday's game at Mountain View Ice Arena. (Theresa Proudfit/The Daily News)

Hockey: Flivvers rout Cheboygan 9-1 in opener

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KINGSFORD — Nick Murvich scored in every period and Kingsford clipped Cheboygan 9-1 to open the high school hockey season Saturday at Mountain View Ice Arena. The Flivvers, under new coach Dennis Murvich, owned 3-1 lead after the first period and added five more in the second. Murvich ...

Green Bay Packers' Devante Mays fumbles the ball against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday in Green Bay, Wis. The Ravens recovered the ball. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Ravens blank Packers, 23-0

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens' defense forced five turnovers. The offense finished off a shutout of the Green Bay Packers with 10 fourth-quarter points. Now that's the way that Ravens coach John Harbaugh wanted his team to play coming off a bye week. Baltimore (5-5) got its ...

West Iron County wide receiver Caden Pellizzer scores on a 37-yard touchdown reception against Saginaw Nouvel in the first quarter of the Division 8 state semifinal on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Marquette, Mich. (Adam Niemi/Iron Mountain Daily News)

West Iron falls short

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MARQUETTE - Saginaw Nouvel held off West Iron County 17-14 in the Division 8 state semifinal on Friday. The Panthers (13-0) got a winning 21-yard field goal from kicker Jacob Burr early in the third quarter. It was Burr’s first field goal of the season, putting the Panthers in next ...

WIC volleyball meshed at right time

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IRON RIVER — Victoria Maloney wouldn’t come off the court. Her entire West Iron County team was gone and she just stood out there alone. Playing with a “finish strong” credo set down by her brother Max, an All-UP football player now at Michigan Tech, she was still coming to grips ...

Trojans need to slow down Shamrocks in finals

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ScuttleBu(r)t ... Forest Park will be out to contain Portland St. Patrick’s Ned Smith in today’s Eight-Player Division 2 state championship at the Superior Dome. Smith, a little-used reserve last season, ran for 213 yards and three scores when the Shamrocks socked Kinde North Huron in ...

Patriots drop girls basketball season opener

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MARINETTE, Wis. — Millie Benson remembers them all too well. There was the season-opening 50-31 win over Stockbridge, and then a 41-29 win over Oneida Nation on Dec. 15, 2014, during her freshman season. Those were the last St. Thomas Aquinas Academy girls' basketball wins. Until Friday ...

A beaver ventures onto November ice at Six Mile Lake. (Betsy Bloom/Daily News Photo)

Crossbills visit; beaver tests early ice at Six Mile


Snowy owls aren’t the only winged visitors making the rounds in the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin this winter. Already, unusually high numbers of red crossbills are being reported on both sides of the border and points south, said Ryan Brady, Bureau of Natural Heritage ...

New Flivver co-op debuts today

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KINGSFORD — The expanded Kingsford High School hockey co-op makes its debut this afternoon at Mountain View Ice Arena. The Flivvers, under new coach Dennis Murvich, and Cheboygan will meet at 3 p.m. Kingsford has added Forest Park and West Iron County players to the co-op team that ...

Young, tall Badgers begin Monday

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NIAGARA, Wis. — The young Niagara Badgers start the girls basketball season Monday. The Badgers return five letter-winners in Maddie West, Ki’Ericidy Hannah, Allison Wells, Jasmine Racine and Cassie Gill. However, five sophomores and a freshman make this a young team. Height and speed ...

Floren Mileski of Iron Mountain shot this eight-point buck Wednesday in Dickinson County, his best in 50 years of hunting. (Chris Tomassucci/Daily News Photo)

Wisconsin deer opener today; first weekend for Michigan hunt


IRON MOUNTAIN — Wisconsin’s nine-day gun deer season opens today, with brisk winds likely to have an impact. The overall archery deer harvest is running higher than in 2016 and Department of Natural Resources officials believe that trend will carry into the gun hunt. “Deer are moving ...

Florence's Jenna Springer puts up a shot in Thursday's season opener against Crivitz. (Burt Angeli/The Daily News)

Basketball: Crivitz beats Florence in opener

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Crivitz, expected to be one of the better M&O Conference girls basketball teams, spoiled the varsity coaching debut of Florence’s Dave Bauer on Thursday. The Wolverines, led by sophomores Sianna Guns and Chloe Gruszynski, clipped the Bobcats 61-30 in a non-conference ...

Wykons fall to Saginaw Nouvel 17-14 in state semifinal

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MARQUETTE — A 21-yard field goal by Saginaw Nouvel's Jacob Burr early in the third quarter was the difference in the Panthers' 17-14 win against West Iron County on Friday in the Division 8 state semifinal. It was Burr's first field goal of the season. Saginaw Nouvel (13-0) plays the ...

GALLERY: West Iron County vs. Saginaw Nouvel

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Photos from the MHSAA Division 8 state semifinal between West Iron County and Saginaw Nouvel on Friday at the Superior Dome in Marquette. Saginaw Nouvel won 17-14 to advance to the state final on Nov. 24 at Ford Field in Detroit.

Forest Park tight end Jonah Logan hauls in a pass from Tommy Peltoma and races 63 yards for a touchdown in the eight-player Division 2 state semifinal against Pickford. (Rob Roos/The Evening News)

Trojans leaning on run game for 8-player state title

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CRYSTAL FALLS — Forest Park will continue to rely on a “ground and pound, and keep the clock wound” philosophy for Saturday’s eight-player Division 2 state championship at the Superior Dome. “It's been a successful pattern so far,” said Trojans coach Dave Graff. “If they can ...

Volleyball: Munising falls in Class D semifinals

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BATTLE CREEK — The Munising High School volleyball team’s first trip to Battle Creek proved to be a short but memorable one. Sidney Horak recorded 12 kills, Marissa Snyder added 10 and Fowler swept the Mustangs in three sets during a Class D semifinal match on Thursday afternoon at ...

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) is tackled by Tennessee Titans nose tackle Austin Johnson, left, and Johnathan Cyprien, right, after a short gain on Thursday in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Roethlisberger, Steelers make statement in rout of Titans

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The end is creeping up on Ben Roethlisberger. There have been times this season when the 35-year-old Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback looks every bit his age, and plays like it, too. Just not under the lights. Never under the lights. For all the heaping amounts of "blah" ...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Hundley (7) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Davante Adams (17) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Rodgers waits for reason to return

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers’ potential return from a broken collarbone took a major step forward this week. But, as Rodgers has said all along, there has to be a reason to return. The Packers quarterback, who is on injured reserve, went through a conditioning session on Wednesday ...

Ravens, coming off a bye, lead NFL in interceptions

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — The investments that the Baltimore Ravens made in their secondary are paying off. Their defense leads the league in interceptions. If only that translated into a few more wins in Baltimore. Back from a bye , the Ravens hope to get picky again when they face the Green ...