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Kleiman brothers defend home track with wins

BARK RIVER — The Kleiman streak remains intact at Bark River International Raceway. Cody and Kyle Kleiman haven’t conceded a race at their home track in the last four years after sweeping the Pro Lite races Saturday and Sunday in Lucas Oil Midwest Short Course League off-road ...

North Dickinson captures D2 basketball title in Carney summer league

CARNEY — North Dickinson, behind Hunter Mattson’s 13 points and Matthew Bruette’s 10, downed Carney 54-42 in Sunday’s Division 2 tournament finals of the Carney Summer Basketball League. Beau Koffman scored 14 points and Brett LaFord added 11 for Carney, which won the league’s ...

Eichhorn adds name to UP golf trophy

NORWAY — A formality became reality Friday in the 104th UP Golf Association Men’s Championships at Oak Crest Golf Course. Carney’s Hunter Eichhorn, already established as one of the nation’s premier golfers, captured his first UP men’s title by 13 strokes after shooting a two-under ...

Eagles propel Eichhorn into final round

NORWAY — Back-to-back eagles can do wonders for the scorecard. Especially for the man leading the 104th UP Golf Association Championships by 13 strokes. Carney’s Hunter Eichhorn, sparked by consecutive eagles on the fifth and sixth holes, shot a four-under par 68 in Thursday’s third ...

Woodland feels at home in Missouri, leads PGA with 64

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gary Woodland fell in love with Bellerive when he first played it a month ago. It’s a big golf course that would play into the hands of a power player. It would be soft from the stifling heat and humidity of summer, allowing him to be aggressive. Woodland delivered his ...

UP Strongman set for Saturday

CRYSTAL FALLS — UP Strongman Competition, featuring strength tests for men and women, will start at noon Saturday at Butler Potato Farm. Scheduled events are farmer’s carry, overhead lift medley, push-pull prowler, Stone Over Bar-Rock Lift and Medley. There’s four weight classes for ...

IM Golds take 3rd in junior legion tourney

MAUSTON, Wis. — Iron Mountain Golds placed third in the United States Specialty Sports Association junior baseball state tournament. Sponsored by Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 of Iron Mountain and Local 1329 of Laborers International Union of North America, Golds posted a 2-1 ...

Beilein doing well after surgery

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan assistant basketball coach Saddi Washington says coach John Beilein is doing well in his recovery from a double-bypass heart procedure. "Coach is doing great," Washington said. "Been getting some updates from the family. I think everybody's really excited ...

MTU announces Hall of Fame

HOUGHTON — Seven individuals will be inducted into the Michigan Tech Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, October 12. Former football players Joe Berger and Jim Peters, former hockey players Steve Coates and Kip Noble, former men's basketball player Mike Kissman, former Nordic skier Kristina Owen ...

Eichhorn’s lead increases in UPGA tourney

NORWAY — Hunter Eichhorn has appeared to put the 104th UP Golf Association Men’s Championships in a play-for-second mode. The Marquette University ace from Carney opened up a nine-stroke lead after two rounds Wednesday, following his eight-under 64 from Tuesday with a 65. Standing nine ...

Eichhorn takes UPGA tourney lead

NORWAY — Carney’s Hunter Eichhorn attacked Oak Crest Golf Course and emerged with the first-round lead Tuesday in the 104th UP Golf Association Men’s Championships. Eichhorn tallied an eight-under par 64 to take a three-shot lead over Kyle Pouliot. “I was pretty aggressive and it ...

Kingsford falls in state tournament

TECUMSEH — Kingsford fell to tournament host Tecumseh 14-4 in the quarterfinals Tuesday of the Little League 11-year-old baseball state tournament. “The better team did not win today but the other team certainly wanted more than we did,” said Kingsford manager Dan Brown. “We had a ...

Esky’s Scott repeats senior ladies’ title

IRON MOUNTAIN — Escanaba’s Barb Scott likes her success rate in the UP Ladies Golf Association Senior Championships. “Two for two,” Scott said. “I guess I ought to keep playing.” In her first quest last year to win a senior title, Scott rallied in the final holes to stun ...

Eichhorn playing in UPGA tourney

NORWAY — Is the Oak Crest course record in jeopardy for this week’s 104th UP Golf Association Championships? “It could be,” said tournament director Kevin Londo in noting several of the 101 golfers with zero handicaps. “It’s a pretty strong field handicap-wise.” When a ...

Johnson, Kidwell run to LAC titles

IRON MOUNTAIN - England native Sereena Johnson and California resident Matthew Kidwell won the female and male 15k during the 41st annual Lake Antoine Classic on Saturday. Johnson, now an Iron Mountain resident, won the female division of the 15k with a time of 1:11:11.0. “I’m actually ...

ScuttleBu(r)t … ‘Juggernaut’ on Flivver schedule

ScuttleBu(r)t ... Kingsford begins preparation today for a 2018 high school football schedule that features a Wisconsin powerhouse in defending Division 6 state champion Fond du Lac St. Mary Springs. In a story listing Wisconsin’s top state title contenders, Steve Clark of Oshkosh ...

FNB takes soccer title

Lance Armstrong, left, of Econo Foods and Pat Flood of First National Bank collide in Sunday’s Adult Soccer League tournament championship at Riverside Park in Niagara. FNB scored three goals in each half and defeated Econo 6-3. In Saturday’s semifinals, FNB downed Deft Tattoo and Econo ...

Houghton’s Stein to defend crown

NORWAY — Gunnar Stein hopes Oak Crest Golf Course has not changed much since his Houghton High School days. Stein, defending champion in this week’s 104th UP Golf Association Championships, hasn’t played Oak Crest in a couple years. A summer class at Saginaw Valley State nixed a ...

Packers tackle injured on Family Night

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari was taken off the field on a cart Saturday, dampening the spirits at Family Night at Lambeau Field. Bakhtiari walked to the cart with his left shoe removed. “I don’t have enough information to answer that,” coach ...