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Allen inducted into NMU Hall of Fame

Richard Allen is finally on the Wall at Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome. The Superior Dome Wall contains plaques belonging to members of the NMU Sports Hall of Fame. Allen, a retired Iron Mountain Public Schools administrator and coach, joined that esteemed group Friday with ...

Volleyball roundup: Nordics sweep Superior Central

FELCH — North Dickinson dominated the final two sets to sink Superior Central 3-0 (25-20, 25-10, 25-12) in Skyline Central Conference volleyball Thursday. The Nordics (4-3) showed little of the problems resulting in their early-season struggles. “We’ve been very inconsistent, up and ...

Tomassoni rolls 10th perfect game

Joe Tomassoni rolled his 10th career perfect game Wednesday in Recreation Lanes’ Merchant Industrial League. Tomassoni finished with a 734 series, adding games of 232 and 202 to his 300.

Cross Country: Flivvers’ Menghini 10th at Harger Memorial

MUNISING — Emily Paupore of Negaunee and Adam Bruce of Gladstone each won individual cross country titles by nearly a minute at the El Harger Memorial Invitational held at Pictured Rocks Golf Club. Bruce won the boys meet in a course and meet record of 16 minutes, 5.2 seconds, just over 55 ...

8-Player Football: Bobcats eye state playoff berth

FLORENCE, Wis. — Unbeaten Florence is on course to qualify for Wisconsin’s eight-player state football playoffs. The Bobcats (5-0) and Wausau Newman Catholic (6-0) are the only undefeated teams in the Eight-Player East Division. There’s four East teams with one loss and two with two ...

JV/Frosh Football: Flivvers top Lumberjacks

WAUSAU, Wis. — Caleb Boone scored two touchdowns and Kingsford defeated Wausau East 21-6 in junior varsity football. Boone had nine carries for 119 yards including a 68-yard touchdown run. He also grabbed a 40-yard scoring pass and kicked three PAT. Carter Kreski added 81 yards rushing ...

Michigan State thin on stars, heavy on experience for Izzo

EAST LANSING (AP) — Michigan State does not have the stars it did last season, when Miles Bridges and Jaren Jackson did enough to end up becoming top NBA picks. While Tom Izzo lamented the loss of the talented duo, he sounded and looked excited about having several upperclassmen he can ...

Football: Flivvers host Marquette in pivotal GNC bout

KINGSFORD — Kingsford continues defense of its Great Northern Conference football title Friday when Marquette arrives at Flivver Field. The defending champion Flivvers (2-3, 1-0) broke into the GNC win column by beating Gladstone. The Redmen (2-3, 1-0) edged Escanaba for their GNC ...

Tennis: Marquette takes GNC title

GLADSTONE — The Marquette Redmen had to wait things out a bit, but they made it worth their while Wednesday by edging the Menominee Maroons 22-20 for their second straight Great Northern Conference tennis title West Iron County placed third with 15 points and Gladstone took fourth at nine ...

Tennis: Miners win MPC tourney

NEGAUNEE — With UP Finals looming for high school girls varsity tennis teams next week, five Mid-Peninsula Conference teams had one final chance to better their seeds at the MPC meet hosted at the Negaunee High School tennis complex on Wednesday afternoon. The Miners won the overall team ...

Football: Mountaineers face key West PAC matchup vs. Calumet

A West PAC title could be on the line Friday. The Mountaineers (4-1, 2-1) could tie the Copper Kings (5-0, 3-0) in the conference standings with a win. A Copper Kings win could all but secure the title. Iron Mountain head coach Robin Marttila said Calumet will be a tough opponent in the ...

Football: Week 6 matchups

Here are this week's matchups: Friday, Sept. 28 Kingsford (2-3) vs. Marquette (2-3). Last week: Kingsford beat Wausau East, 28-7. Marquette lost to Petoskey, 17-14. Iron Mountain (4-1) vs. Calumet (5-0). Last week: Iron Mountain beat Bark River-Harris, 55-0. Calumet beat Norway, ...

Soccer: Mountaineers blank Antigo, 3-0

KINGSFORD — Iron Mountain exercised ball control in a 3-0 win over Antigo on Tuesday at Commemorative Field. A rain-soaked and chilly evening also made Iron Mountain’s actual ball handling a bit hesitant, head coach David Brule II said. “They’re fearful the ball can skip and move ...

Oilers waive Kingsford’s Gravel

The Canadian Press via AP Photo Winnipeg’s Joe Morrow (70) checks Edmonton’s Kevin Gravel (5) during a recent preseason NHL game in Edmonton, Alberta. Gravel, who signed a free-agent contract with the Oilers during the summer, was waived by the team Monday. The 26-year-old defenseman from ...

Prep Baseball: Florence’s Lucas Krueger headed to Australia

FLORENCE, Wis. — Nate Krueger once traveled “down under” for the Goodwill Series. His brother, Florence High School junior Lucas Krueger, will also be making the trip later this year. Lucas Krueger was selected to travel Dec. 20 with the American team to Auckland, New Zealand, and ...

Niagara Lions golf champions

Linda Decker Photo Ryan Allred (from left), Steve Derwinski, Scott Schedersky and Dean Neveau captured the Niagara Lions golf tournament at Oak Crest Golf Course in Norway. They shot a 57 to beat the runner-up team of Joe Tinti, Brian Baciak, Ben Tinti and Tony Adams by three strokes. ...

Oak Crest men’s league golf champs

Burt Angeli/The Daily News Photo Forward Financial Monday Night Golf League conducted its season-ending banquet at Oak Crest Golf Course. The league honored “B” Division team champions Mark Teske Sr. (left) and his son Mark (not pictured) along with “A” Division winners Bob Stone ...

Dick Allen honored to enter NMU Sports Hall of Fame

MARQUETTE — Iron Mountain’s Richard (Dick) Allen is on the “Wall” at Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome. The Superior Dome “Wall” contains plaques belonging to members of the NMU Sports Hall of Fame. Allen, a retired Iron Mountain Public Schools administrator and coach, ...

Scoreboard donated to Kingsford Youth Football

KINGSFORD — Kingsford Youth Football recently installed a scoreboard at its Lodal Park playing field. The scoreboard was donated to Kingsford from the Portland Tackle Football Association in downstate Portland. “This was facilitated by Todd Veale whose brother Kevin is the athletic ...

Volleyball: Wykons hold off Trojans

IRON RIVER — West Iron County turned back Forest Park 3-1 (25-12, 14-25, 25-19, 25-22) in a volleyball rivalry Tuesday. “Talk about a hot and cold game,” said Forest Park head coach Ana Cornelia. “Our girls played confident, but it's very difficult to gain momentum when we weren't ...