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Carney-Nadeau rally sinks Jets

CARNEY — Carney-Nadeau came from behind to overpower North Central 50-46 in a Skyline Central Conference girls basketball game here Saturday. The Wolves were trailing 41-32 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but their perseverance paid off when Tessa Wagner, who went 9-of-9 from the ...

Badgers turn back STAA, Pristelski

MARINETTE, Wis. — Niagara overcame 30 points from Alexa Pristelski to beat St. Thomas Aquinas Academy 64-51 in M&O Conference girls basketball Saturday. The Badgers (15-4, 9-4), led by 18 points apiece from Cassie Gill and Jessica Oratch, moved to a 35-17 lead at halftime. Pristelski ...

Storm’s Mascarette wins fourth regional

CRANDON, Wis. — Northwoods Storm’s Tristen Mascarette earned his fourth WIAA regional wrestling title and trip to the sectionals Saturday. Mascarette (34-4) pinned Lucas Bean of Three Lakes/Phelps in the second period to win the 120-pound title. The senior from Florence pinned Elijah ...

IM’s Stroud, Burklund armed with district titles

MUNISING — District champions Parker Stroud and Caleb Burklund along with seven other Iron Mountain wrestlers are off to the MHSAA Division 4 individual regional in Charlevoix. In Saturday’s district, Stroud captured the 112-pound title while Burklund claimed 189-pound honors. “I am ...

Six Flivvers bound for regional

GRAYLING — Kingsford’s Eddie Cardew wrestled to runner-up laurels Saturday in the 285-pound division at the MHSAA Division 3 individual district tournament. Cardew and five other Flivvers qualified for the regional in Kalkaska. “This is the most that we’ve ever sent down to ...

Niagara LL sign-up date

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara Area Little League will continue baseball and softball registration from 3 p.m. to 5:30 Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Niagara High School cafeteria. Niagara Area Little League will field softball teams for ages 7-9, 10-12 and 13-16; baseball for ages 7-8, 9-10 and ...

Bike races, run Feb. 23

QUINNESEC — The Dickinson County Bike Path Committee will host a fat tire race and ultra run on Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Fumee Lake Natural Area. The Frostbitten 50k Ultra Run will begin at 8 a.m., followed shortly by the Snotscycle Fat Tire Race. The run offers distances of 10k, 25k and ...

Youth soccer sets sign-up

IRON MOUNTAIN — Northern Soccer League’s Soccer Association for Youth has begun registration. Sign-up can be performed at tshq.bluesombrero.com/northernmichiganleague. NSL board members will assist parents or guardians with registration on Saturday, Feb. 16, and March 2, both from 9 am ...

Ski jumps: Lindvik wins Sunday competition

IRON MOUNTAIN — Marius Lindvik capped the 2019 Continental Cup Ski Jump weekend with a win Sunday at Pine Mountain. Lindvik, 20, jumped 133.5 meters (438 feet) in his second jump after a 124.5 meter (408 feet) jump on his first attempt to garner 271.6 points. Sunday's win was Lindvik's ...

Boys basketball: IM eases past Gwinn, 76-37

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain settled into its prolific offense early and cruised to a 76-37 win over Gwinn to clinch the Mid-Peninsula Conference on Friday. The Mountaineers (15-0) were led by Foster Wonders’ 27 points while Marcus Johnson had a double-double with 20 points and 11 ...

Boys basketball: Norway holds off Nordics, 51-44

NORWAY — Norway blanked North Dickinson for the final four minutes and defeated the Nordics 51-44 in Skyline Central Conference boys basketball Friday. The Nordics (8-8, 5-3) held a 44-40 lead in the fourth quarter when the Knights (6-9, 4-3) got going behind Kody Hendricks. Hendricks, a ...

Girls Basketball: WIC third quarter clips Modeltowners

GWINN — West Iron County, led by Eden Golliher’s 23 points, downed Gwinn 58-46 in West PAC girls basketball Friday. Golliher scored 10 first-quarter points as the Wykons (12-2, 7-2) held a 15-14 lead. “Nice victory after a long road trip,” said Coach Eric Shamion, whose Wykons opened ...

Girls Basketball: Unbeaten Cardinals overwhelm LadyCats

FLORENCE, Wis. — Crandon stayed unbeaten in Northern Lakes Conference girls basketball with a 72-45 win over Florence on Friday. The Cardinals forced 26 first-half turnovers and led 44-15 at the break. “It was a very physical game,” said Florence coach Brad Perry. “We’ll take some ...

Golf: Symetra Tour announces schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Symetra Tour has released the official 2019 “Road to the LPGA” schedule, featuring 24 tournaments — the most in a season since 1988 — and $4 million in purses, marking the first time in the 39-year history of the Tour that plateau has been surpassed. More ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: IM’s Tommy, Mooch dare to be different

ScuttleBu(r)t ... Those wacky Iron Mountain buddies at it again. Michigan State Coach Tommy Izzo was skiing across Spartan Stadium for an ESPN bit Saturday while Steve Mariucci of the NFL Network teamed up with Michael Irvin on a rap video. During ESPN’s “94 Feet,” college ...

Knights eye regional ski meet

IRONWOOD — Norway High School ski team finally got back on the hill after weather issues forced the rescheduling of several races. The Knights, in preparation for the MHSAA regionals, traveled to Big Powderhorn Mountain for the Theron Peterson Memorial. Seniors David Loomis and Allie ...

Boys Basketball: Florence beats Wausaukee

WAUSAUKEE, Wis. — Florence, led by Evan Beaster’s 29 points and 19 rebounds, spilled Wausaukee 87-75 in non-conference boys basketball Friday. The Bobcats (11-5) rolled to a 50-31 halftime advantage. “Wausaukee mirrored us pretty well with quick transition and scrappy guard play,” ...

Boys basketball: Marquette routs Flivvs

MARQUETTE — Kingsford fell behind early and dropped an 82-58 lost to Great Northern Conference champion Marquette on Friday. Marquette’s Liam Darr hit five triples in the first quarter as the Redmen stormed to a 30-9 lead. “They have a well-oiled machine when they get going, flying ...

Girls basketball: Kingsford falls to Marquette

MARQUETTE — Avery Ledy did a little shopping downtown in Marquette’s 57-30 victory over Kingsford on Friday. “Downtown” as in making 6 of 8 on 3-point shots as she led all scorers with 22 points. She added five rebounds and five blocked shots while adding two assists and two steals. ...

Boys basketball: Crivitz rolls Niagara

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara, showing a major improvement from its first meeting with Crivitz, bowed to the Wolverines 68-34 in M&O Conference boys basketball Friday. The Badgers suffered an 81-18 loss to the Wolverines in early January. “Crivitz is the best team in the conference and we ...