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Football: North Central blows out Carney-Nadeau, 82-6

POWERS — The North Central football team came to play Friday as it blew out Carney-Nadeau 82-6. The Jets had all phases working as they had two interceptions returned for touchdowns from Travis Bentley and Noah Gorinski. Lucas Dombrowski returned a punt return 47 yards for touchdown and ...

Lake Linden honors first hall of fame class

LAKE LINDEN — Several of the first inductees to the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School Athletic Hall of Fame have ties to Dickinson and Iron counties. Norway High School graduate Ron Warner, former Kingsford High School coach Dan Short and his sister Barb Short Radeka, and former Crystal Falls ...

Daily News ad ace enjoys playing Red Wings Alumni

ScuttleBu(r)t ... Ben Ryan is wearing a big grin these days after skating on the same ice Saturday with the Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association. Ben and the Mountain View Vets took on the Red Wings, a collection of men with ties to the National Hockey League. In last week’s column, we ...

Sage Run Golf Course grand opening delayed

HARRIS — The bad news: a rainy spring and summer has postponed the soft opening of Sage Run Golf Course. The good news: an even better grand opening is scheduled for June 14, 2018. Tony Mancilla, general manager of Island Resort and Casino, said plans for a soft opening this fall just ...

Volleyball: Forest Park sweeps Norway

NORWAY — Forest Park pulled off a quick 3-0 sweep against Norway on Thursday. The Lady Trojans (9-9-7) won by scores of 25-20, 25-13 and 25-22. The sweep didn’t sit well with Norway head coach Steve Andrews. “It’s probably one of the more frustrating nights ever. I know my girls are ...

Volleyball: Iron Mountain edges Gladstone

GLADSTONE — GLADSTONE — Iron Mountain and Gladstone battled back and forth, but the Mountaineers pulled off a 3-2 win (20-25, 25-19, 25-20, 21-25, 15-12) on Thursday. "They're a good solid team and as you can see I substituted a lot tonight," said Iron Mountain coach Jeanne Newberry. "I ...

Volleyball: Florence beats Elcho for Northern Lakes Conference championship

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence, in an easier than expected match, swept Elcho 3-0 to clinch the Northern Lakes Conference regular season volleyball championship Thursday. The unbeaten Bobcats (17-4-7, 12-0), who needed five sets in mid-September to beat the second-place Hornets, rolled to the ...

Marquette sweeps Gladstone Invitational

ESCANABA — Marquette boys and girls swept the Gladstone Invitational on Thursday at Beauchamp’s Grove in Flat Rock. “A good day to be a Redmen and Redette,” Marquette coach Kyle Detmers said. “We love coming here. We love the people. It’s a cross country course. We usually run ...

Volleyball: Three Lakes sweeps Patriots

GOODMAN, Wis. — Three Lakes downed Goodman-Pembine 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-16) in Northern Lakes Conference volleyball Thursday. Rachel Braaten led the Patriots (4-8) with four aces, six kills and two blocks. “Rachel turned in another solid all around performance,” said GP Coach John ...

Norway’s rotation, position battles keeping team sharp

NORWAY — After having already made the playoffs with a 31-0 win against Munising last week, Norway looks to continue its winning streak with a victory over Newberry on Friday in a Mid Eastern Conference game. The season has reached the point where conditioning separates good teams from ...

Berlinski to be Flivvs’ honorary captain

KINGSFORD — Dick Berlinski, who earned 16 varsity letters at Kingsford High School, will serve as the Flivvers’ honorary captain for Friday’s football game with rival Iron Mountain. Berlinski will be honored prior to Friday’s 93rd meeting between Kingsford (4-1) and Iron Mountain ...

Week 7: This week’s area high school football matchups

Norway punched its ticket to the playoffs with its sixth win in a 31-0 triumph over Munising last week. The Knights face Newberry in their first Mid Eastern Conference meeting. West Iron County could also secure its playoff-clinching win with a victory over Northland Pines on Saturday ...

Volleyball: Iron Mountain beats Flivvers for season sweep

IRON MOUNTAIN — The season sweep is complete. Iron Mountain got ahead early in each set of a 3-1 win over Kingsford on Tuesday. The Mountaineers were helped by 22 aces on the night, including nine in the first set. Iron Mountain won by scores of 25-6, 23-25, 25-18 and 25-21. Iron Mountain ...

Florence cancels second straight football game

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence has canceled a second straight varsity football game. Athletic Director Kris Johnson cited low numbers due to injuries for canceling Friday’s game at Crivitz. The Bobcats also called off last week’s game with Laona-Wabeno. Florence has one game left on the ...

IMHS boys soccer beats Three Lakes; match Thursday

THREE LAKES, Wis. — Iron Mountain limited Three Lakes to one shot in the entire game and defeated the Bluejays 3-1 in high school soccer Tuesday. “We dominated possession,” said Mountaineers coach Dave Brule Jr. The first half was scoreless. “We moved the ball very well and changed ...

Unbeaten Florence volleyball downs Laona-Wabeno; can win title Thursday

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence, keyed by Shayla McLain’s 14 kills and six blocks, downed Laona-Wabeno 3-1 (25-11, 25-11, 25-27, 25-15) in Northern Lakes Conference volleyball. Karmen Anderson served 100 percent and had six aces for the unbeaten Bobcats (16-4-7, 11-0). Jenna Springer, Bailey ...

Volleyball roundup: Forest Park sweeps Jets

CRYSTAL FALLS — Avery Sommers and Taylor Honkala combined for 12 ace serves as Forest Park downed North Central 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 25-8) in Skyline Central Conference volleyball Thursday at Eddie Chambers Gymnasium. Sommers fired seven aces and Honkala had five for the Lady Trojans (8-9-7, ...

Volleyball: Badgers sink Gillett in final home match

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara may have secured another home match Tuesday by beating Gillett 3-1 in M&O Conference volleyball. The Badgers (9-14-3, 7-6) played their final regular season home match Tuesday, outlasting the Tigers 25-20, 21-25, 28-26, 25-23. But the win also enhanced ...

Soccer: Iron Mountain, Kingsford battle to another 1-1 draw

KINGSFORD — Another thrilling Iron Mountain-Kingsford boys soccer tussle. Another 1-1 draw. The Flivvers and Mountaineers battled to a tie Monday at Commemorative Field in an identical 1-1 match as their first meeting last month. “Great game to watch,” said Flivver coach Jeff Gordon. ...