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Recreation Lanes sets league meetings

IRON MOUNTAIN — Recreation Lanes’ league officers have scheduled organizational league meetings with owner Pete Tomassoni. All meetings will be held in the Antoine Room at Recreation Lanes. Anyone interested in joining a league can call Recreation Lanes at (906) 774-9852 to sign up. ...

Channing rallies to beat CBCH

CHANNING — The Channing Railroaders completed a comeback in the bottom of the seventh for a 6-5 walk-off win over Coldwell Banker on Thursday. With Kyle Sexton at third and no outs, Dane Vandenheuvel grounded out to the third baseman. Sexton scored as Vandenheuvel collided with Coldwell ...

Former champions in UPLGA senior tourney

ESCANABA — Eight former champions will be in the field Monday for the Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association senior tournament at Pine Grove Country Club. Seventy-eight golfers will tee off at 10 a.m. Monday including defending champion Barb Scott of Escanaba Country Club. Scott, playing ...

Bowling: Recreation Lanes announces meetings

IRON MOUNTAIN — Recreation Lanes’ league officers have scheduled organizational league meetings with owner Pete Tomassoni. All meetings will be held in the Antoine Room at Recreation Lanes. Anyone interested in joining a league can call Recreation Lanes at (906) 774-9852 to sign up. ...

Adult Soccer League: Semifinals on Saturday

NIAGARA, Wis. — Adult Soccer League semifinals will be held Saturday at Riverside Park. Econo Foods and Pro Tech will meet in the first semifinal at 4 p.m. The second semifinal pits FNB and Deft Tattoos at 6 p.m. Adult Soccer League championship is set for 4 p.m. Sunday at Riverside ...

Channing blanks Negaunee, 14-0

Channing first baseman Brad Gustafson fields a ground ball against the Negaunee Blasters during a Superiorland Baseball League game on Monday, July 30, 2018, in Channing, Mich. The Railroaders (5-1) won 14-0. Mike Miller hit a two-run home run and had four RBIs. Luke Holsworth, Ken Pekarek, ...

Injuries to Brice, Ryan make for tough day at Packers camp

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Blake Martinez gathered his fellow inside linebackers together after a tough day at Green Bay Packers practice. It's difficult to see two key members of the defense go down with injuries on just the fourth day of training camp. Inside linebacker Jake Ryan, one of ...

Predators start practice today; Bobcats on Wednesday

PEMBINE, Wis. — Northern Elite Predators will get a jump on most of the state’s high school football programs by starting practice tonight at Pembine High School. “We had to schedule our first junior varsity game for the day before games are supposed to start, so we got a waiver from ...

Chipper shines in Hall of Fame induction speech

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Chipper Jones didn't bow to the pressure of the moment, and it was considerable. Jones was inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and he stood there delivering his speech with wife Taylor staring up at him, hours away from giving birth to a son to be named ...

Flivvers set practice schedules for fall sports

KINGSFORD — Football helmets for the Kingsford High School football team will be distributed Wednesday morning at Don Edens Field House. Varsity players will pick up helmets at 9 a.m., with the junior varsity and freshmen at 10 a.m. Football practice for the varsity, junior varsity and ...

Norway opens with pair of losses, faces St. Clair to wrap up pool play

BAY CITY — Norway has started the Little League minor baseball (age 10-under) state tournament with a pair of losses. Norway, which made a seven-hour trip to Bay City for the tournament, bowed to Birmingham 11-3 on Saturday and Bay City Southwest 10-2 on Sunday. Norway wraps up pool play ...

Flivvers to receive football helmets Wednesday

KINGSFORD — Football helmets for the Kingsford High School football team will be distributed Wednesday morning at Don Edens Field House. Varsity players will pick up helmets at 9 a.m., with the junior varsity and freshmen at 10 a.m. Football practice for the varsity, junior varsity and ...

Manistique’s Nagy to defend ‘Champions’ title

By Gregory Johnson For The Daily News BOYNE FALLS — A field of 118 champion golfers, including 16 who are already members of the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame, will start play Monday in the 27th Tournament of Champions at Boyne Mountain Resort. “It’s another strong field with great ...

Beauchamp, Terrian lead Kingsford

CARNEY — Kingsford, led by Tyler Beauchamp’s 24 points and Luke Terrian’s 17, topped Brock Farms 69-64 in the Carney Summer Basketball League on Wednesday. In other games, Riley Hendrickson scored 26 points and Keall Emmers had 20 as Crystal Falls clipped Stephenson 65-44. In ...

Rodman named emeritus UP Hall of Fame member

HARRIS –The executive council of the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame met Friday at Island Resort and Casino to select the next class of inductees for the Hall. Among the council members were three newcomers from the central U.P. — Adam Mercier of Powers, Angie Hunter of Gladstone and ...

Northern Stars U19 soccer finish year

NIAGARA, Wis. — Northern Stars U19 soccer team closed out its season at this month’s USA Cup in Blaine, Minn. USA Cup featured 1,150 teams from 20 countries and 20 states. “The Stars had the opportunity to have two guest players from Uganda play with as well as two guest players ...

Northern Stars set tryout dates, location

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara Northern Stars Soccer Club is a competitive travel soccer club with age groups ranging from U10-U19. Part of the East Central Wisconsin Soccer District, games and tournaments are primarily played in the Green Bay and Appleton areas as well as home in Niagara. ...

Drake back at Tech

HOUGHTON – Michigan Tech head coach Kevin Luke is pleased to officially announce that Rae Drake will join the men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach for the 2018-19 season. Drake was an assistant coach with the men’s program for five seasons (2005-06 to 2009-10) and then spent ...

MHSAA shows decrease in schools assessing participation fees

EAST LANSING — Slightly less than 50 percent of Michigan High School Athletic Association member high schools assessed sports participation fees during the 2017-18 school year, according to an annual survey that enjoyed its highest response rate in 14 years of measuring the prevalence of ...

Norway Speedway to honor six Hall of Fame inductees today

NORWAY — Norway Speedway’s fourth hall of fame induction ceremony will take place tonight. The six inductees include longtime board member Peg Baciak of Vulcan, longtime sponsors Elwood Anderson of ERA Chevrolet and Paula Pieropon of the Thirsty Whale Bar and Grill, former Dickinson ...