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Baseball: Doda, Norway hold off Crivitz 9-5

By ADAM NIEMI Sports Editor NORWAY — Trey Doda took a no-hitter into the fifth inning to help Norway in a 9-5 win over Crivitz on Tuesday. Doda’s no-hit bid lasted into the fifth inning when Norway got two quick outs. Then he seemed to hit his wall. Doda walked the next batter, ...

Soccer: IM ties Marquette, clinches league title

MARQUETTE — Iron Mountain rallied from a two-goal deficit Tuesday and tied Marquette 2-2 to clinch the Central UP Soccer Conference championship. The Mountaineers (9-1-1, 4-0-1) defeated Marquette (4-1-1) last week. The Redettes scored about 20 minutes into the first half, according to IM ...

Roberts, Perpich take Flivvs’ honors

KINGSFORD — Renee Roberts and Sawyer Perpich earned the top awards Tuesday from a highly-regarded Kingsford High School senior class. Roberts and Perpich received senior athlete of the year at the Kingsford Flivvers Booster Club senior sports awards banquet. Roberts, an 11-letter ...

Softball: Patriots beat Green Bay NEW in Div. 5 regional

PEMBINE, Wis. — Goodman-Pembine edged Green Bay NEW Lutheran 7-5 in a WIAA Division 5 regional opener on Tuesday. Kalen Berger racked up nine strikeouts and no walks for the Patriots in the win. The Patriots move on to play at 5 p.m. today at Florence. The winner will move on to ...

Golf: Florence advances to first-ever sectional

CRIVITZ, Wis. — The Florence High School’s boys golf team Tuesday advanced to the sectionals for the first time. Playing in a WIAA Division 3 regional at Hunter’s Glen Golf Club, Florence claimed the fourth and final sectional team berth. “Our top three came though with their best ...

Softball roundup: Kingsford sweeps IM

KINGSFORD — Errors doomed Iron Mountain as Kingsford’s bats were hot in the Flivvers’ doubleheader sweep on Monday. The Flivvers took the first game 12-5 and the second game 15-5. Emily Curtis and Maggie Strehlow each had a two RBI-double in the sixth inning to help invoke the mercy ...

Lindeman hits for cycle, Flivvs sweep Jets

HERMANSVILLE — Hunter Lindeman hit for the cycle to spark Kingsford in a doubleheader sweep over North Central on Monday. Lindeman completed the cycle in the sixth inning with a double. He hit a two-run home run in the third inning that gave Kingsford a 3-1 lead at the time. The Flivvers ...

Golf: Norway boys, Forest Park girls win Skyline titles

NORWAY — Forest Park’s senior-driven Trojans and Norway’s young Knights captured Skyline Central Conference golf championships Monday at Oak Crest Golf Course. Forest Park’s girls, with three seniors in the lineup, posted a 474 score to 479 for the host Knights. In the boys meet, ...

Track and field: Northwoods Storm 2nd in WIAA regional

OCONTO FALLS, Wis. — Northwoods Storm placed second in the WIAA Division 3 regional boys track and field meet Monday. Suring won the boys title with 149.33 points while the runner-up Florence-Niagara co-op had 108.33. Brent Dumke soared to first in long jump (18-08.25) and placed second ...

Golf: Kingsford edges Maroons

IRON MOUNTAIN — Kingsford held off Menominee to take a nine-hole Great Northern Conference girls golf meet Monday at Pine Grove Country Club. Haley Gabriel’s 48 led the Flivvers, 209, past Menominee 212, Gladstone 225, Escanaba 231 and Marquette 332. Iron Mountain, 232, of the ...

Softball: Negaunee comes from behind to win Mid-Peninsula Conference title

NATIONAL MINE — Negaunee pulled off a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Gladstone to capture the Mid-Peninsula Conference playoff championship on Saturday. “It was a big game,” Miners coach Randy Carlson said. “We fell behind 3-0 and against a program like Gladstone that would be ...

Kingsford splits weekend matches

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — Kingsford split a pair of girls soccer games Saturday at Northland Pines High School. The Flivvers (4-10) opened with a 4-1 loss to the host Eagles but bounced back to beat Wisconsin Rapids Assumption 3-1. Northland Pines held a 3-0 halftime lead over the Flivvers, who ...

Badgers golf coach picks Derby winners

ScuttleBu(r)t ... Niagara High School golf coach Nicole Anderson picked a couple winners at soggy Churchill Downs. On the first Saturday in May, Nicole had favored Justify to win the Kentucky Derby but her best bet was Funny Duck in the 10th. “Justify did not pay that well due to his ...

Shoup top sophomore at Beloit College

BELOIT, Wis. — Basketball standout Tristan Shoup has been named Beloit College’s Male Sophomore Athlete of the Year. The son of Forest Park graduate Jerry Shoup Jr. of Fort Atkinson and grandson of the late Forest Park football trainer Jerry Shoup Sr. was the lone underclassman named to ...

Bowling: Munson’s wins Tournament of Champions

IRON MOUNTAIN — Munson’s of UpTown Lanes captured the bowling title Wednesday in the 43rd annual Tournament of Champions at Recreation Lanes. League Champions from Recreation Lanes in Iron Mountain, Uptown Lanes in Niagara, Mike’s on Main in Norway and Woody’s in Crystal Falls were ...

NLC Baseball: Bobcats sweep Lakers

WHITE LAKE, Wis. — Florence closed out the Northern Lakes Conference baseball season by sweeping a doubleheader from White Lake. A six-run third inning lifted Coach Dave LaPoint’s Bobcats past the Lakers 6-2 in the first game. Florence pitcher Braden Boetcher allowed four hits with four ...

Stars U19 zip Menasha

MENASHA, Wis. — Niagara Northern Stars U19 boys soccer team scored three times in the last 20 minutes of the first half and blanked Menasha 5-0 on Sunday. Ben Backlund, Treyden Boyer and Dane Stanchina scored the goals, with assists from Owen Caudell and Michael Kulas. In the second ...

Mountaineers roll to D2 regional titles

IRON MOUNTAIN - Iron Mountain dominated at the Division 2 regional meet on Friday. The Mountaineers boys and girls swept the championship trophies with comfortable leads. Iron Mountain had taken a combined 17 first-place finishes. It was the kind of day that left Mountaineers head coach ...

Nordic girls, Jet boys claim D3 regional track championships

FELCH — North Dickinson’s girls and North Central’s boys will enter the UP Track and Field Finals as Division 3 regional champions. The Nordic girls captured their first regional since 2011, collecting 54 points to turn back Stephenson 49.5, Bark River-Harris 28, Forest Park 23.5, ...

Barglind’s arm lifts Flivvs to softball split

MARQUETTE - Cassie Barglind's 11-strikeout performance highlighted a doubleheader split for Kingsford on Friday against Marquette. Barglind threw a complete game and surrendered an unearned run on six hits in a 6-1 win. Marquette bounced back and took the second game 13-4. "Cassie pitched a ...