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Track and field: Kingsford girls, IM boys win dual showdown

KINGSFORD — Kingsford’s girls and Iron Mountain’s boys took team honors Thursday in a dual track and field meet at Flivver Field. Olivia Allen figured in four firsts as the Flivvers downed the Mountaineers 93-47 in the girls meet. Michael Kulas, winning two distance runs and anchoring ...

Softball roundup: Flivvers overcome defensive lapses, sweep Marquette

KINGSFORD — Kingsford overcame defensive lapses and held off Marquette’s late rally to win the second game and finish a doubleheader sweep on Thursday. Cassie Barglind’s no-hitter in the first game was helped by Kingsford’s 15-hit attack for a 13-1 rout in the first game. The ...

Rapid River boys win home invitational meet

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River boys continued to dominate their own track invitational Thursday, winning for at least the third straight time with 175 points. Munising edged Stephenson 68-66 for the runner-up spot and North Central took fourth at 60 in the 41st annual event. “The guys ...

Track and field: Kingsford girls win home triangular meet

KINGSFORD — Kingsford managed enough points in field events Tuesday to win a girls track and field triangular meet with Houghton and West Iron County at Flivver Field. Kingsford’s girls scored 79 points to beat Houghton, 73, and West Iron County, 22. “We had some good competition,” ...

Prep Golf: Florence starts season; Norway 2nd at Stephenson

LAKEWOOD, Wis. — Florence placed fourth in the first Northern Lakes Conference golf meet of the spring Tuesday. Crandon, 357, captured team honors at McCauslin Brook, beating Laona-Wabeno, 398; Three Lakes, 441; Florence, 447; Pembine, 492; and Elcho, 502. Medalist Grace Warrner of ...

Softball: Negaunee sweeps IM; Kingsford swept

KINGSFORD — Escanaba’s steady bats and powerful pitching were enough to sweep Kingsford in a Great Northern Conference doubleheader on Tuesday. The Eskymos took the first game 6-0 and the second game 10-1. Kingsford was held to six hits in both games combined including four in the ...

Baseball roundup: Flivvs quiet in 12-2 loss to Braves

KINGSFORD — Gladstone’s offense fired early en route to a 12-2 win over Kingsford on Tuesday. The Braves scored all of their runs in the first three innings including a four-run first. The Flivvers didn’t get their first hit until the fourth inning. Noah Wilcox’s single and Luke ...

IM girls win track triangular

ESCANABA — The 3200-meter relay triggered Iron Mountain’s girls past Gladstone and Escanaba in a triangular track and field meet Tuesday. “The girls winning was huge, really great,” said IM coach Kevin Sullivan. In the first event of the meet, Christian Treiber, Ailie Schoenborn, ...

IM tennis sinks Ishpeming

ISHPEMING — Iron Mountain shook off an 8-0 loss to Westwood to outlast Ishpeming 5-3 in boys tennis Tuesday. The Mountaineers (1-4) won for the first time this season. “We had a tough first match against Westwood,” said IM Coach Anthony Tatangelo. “We are gaining a lot of experience ...

Girls Soccer: IM zips Three Lakes

THREE LAKES, Wis. — Riley Poupore scored two first-half goals and Iron Mountain blanked Three Lakes 4-0 in girls soccer Tuesday. Poupore’s goals, the first assisted by Grace Plante and the second unassisted, put the Mountaineers ahead 2-0. Olivia Stanchina scored the third first-half goal, ...

Soccer: IM blanks Kingsford, 4-0

KINGSFORD — It was all Iron Mountain in a 4-0 win over rival Kingsford on Monday at Commemorative Field. The Mountaineers (5-1) put three on the board in the first half and added a goal in the second half. Riley Poupore and Reagan Lundholm each had two goals for the Mountaineers. "We came ...

Track and field: Knights boys defend title at Norway Invitational

NORWAY — Things may not have always gone perfect, but the North Central boys’ track team found a way to place second in Monday’s Norway Invitational. The host Knights retained their title with 139 1/2 points, followed by North Central 92 and Northwood Storm (Florence-Niagara co-op) ...

MHSAA names Mark Uyl to replace John Roberts

EAST LANSING — Mark Uyl, formerly a high school teacher, coach and administrator and currently an assistant director for the Michigan High School Athletic Association and one of the nation’s most respected voices in sports officiating, has been selected as the next executive director of the ...

Softball: Niagara beats STAA/Lena

MARINETTE, Wis. — The Wells sisters, senior Alison and sophomore Isabel, led Niagara past St. Thomas Aquinas Academy 5-2 in M&O Conference softball Monday. “The Wells sisters starred,” said Niagara coach Duane Blagec. Alison Wells doubled, singled and scored two runs while Isabel ...

Softball: Kingsford pitching, defense key sweep over Norway

NORWAY — The Kingsford bats erupted with 31 runs in a doubleheader sweep over Norway on Monday. The Flivvers won the first game 14-4 followed by a 17-6 win to complete the sweep. "It was our first doubleheader where we played every facet of the game," Kingsford head coach Kevin Murdock ...

Baseball: Gladstone sweeps Norway

NORWAY — Gladstone swept Norway in a doubleheader on Monday. The Braves beat the Knights 6-1 in the first game and 12-3 in the second. Gladstone got off to a fast start in the second game with a four-run first. The Braves added three runs in the third and fifth innings. Micah Wilson ...

Yankees, Red Sox to play in London next season

LONDON (AP) — The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will face each other in two regular-season games at the Olympic Stadium in London next year. "We are bringing you one of the best rivalries in baseball," MLS Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday. Boston will be the home team for both ...

Baseball: Kingsford sweeps Superior Central

KINGSFORD — The Kingsford Flivvers used strong pitching and timely hitting to sweep Superior Central in a doubleheader Saturday at Lodal Park. The Flivvers (4-3) took the first game 10-2 and the second game 5-3. Kingsford head coach Chad Lindeman said the team’s defense throughout the ...

Bobcats with the Packers

Florence Elementary fifth and sixth-graders participated Wednesday, May 2, in the Fuel Up to Play 60 Wisconsin Student Ambassador Reward Summit at Lambeau Field. Students were able to exercise with Packer players including kicking field goals with Mason Crosby, maneuvering through blocking ...