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Volleyball: Nordics sweep Flivvs, 3-0

FELCH — North Dickinson volleyball opponents may soon fear the fist this season. With a little too much tipping displayed by her Nordics, Coach Sandy Haustein gave the sign for power and Kingsford fell under the onslaught 3-0 (25-11, 25-21, 25-15) in non-conference volleyball Tuesday at ...

Soccer: Mountaineers, Bluejays draw 2-2

UPDATE: A red card given to Iron Mountain’s David Brule on Monday was changed to a yellow card late Tuesday morning. Tuesday’s edition of The Daily News will not reflect this update. KINGSFORD — Iron Mountain launched a salvo of shots on goal but failed to come up with a game-winner in a ...

Volleyball: Iron Mountain handles MPC foe Miners, 3-1

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain was on the move in Monday’s Mid-Peninsula Conference match with Negaunee. “Keeping them off balance was the key,” said coach Jeanne Newberry after her Mountaineers downed the Miners 3-1 (25-22, 18-25, 25-22, 25-19). “It’s all about trying to keep my ...

Nordics win Fall Classic tourney

KINGSFORD — The Great Eight Fall Classic volleyball tournament has been around for 10 years without North Dickinson on top. That ended Saturday at Kingsford High School. Coach Sandy Haustein’s Nordics posted a 11-3 record to convincingly win the area tournament for the first time. Iron ...

Marquette updates logos

MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School has decided to add a little flash to their logos. The Redmen now have an updated main logo as well as new sports-specific secondary logos and tertiary marks. They even added a new font style for the logos that adds a sharper quality to the ...

Knights roll past Predators in 34-7 win

NORWAY — Norway’s offense rolled en route to a 34-7 win over Northern Elite on Friday. The Knights (1-0) racked up 177 yards rushing and 102 passing yards for 279 total offensive yards. The Knights scored twice in the first quarter, including a 39-yard score by Mitchell LeGrave for the ...

Baumgartner takes snowboard to Argentina

ScuttleBu(r)t ... Iron River’s Nick Baumgartner left for South America recently to resume his quest for a berth on the USA Winter Olympic snowboardcross team. Baumgartner said via social media that training camp and the first Olympic qualifier take place in Argentina. “Chasing this ...

Kingsford grad flag-bearer at ICF Canoe Championships

RACICE, Czech Republic — Kingsford High School graduate Kelly Allen served as flag-bearer for the US team at the ICF Canoe Sprint Championships near Prague. “I was so honored to be the flag bearer at the opening ceremonies,” Allen said on her web site page, noting she was named by a ...

Menasha edges Flivvers in opener

KINGSFORD — Kingsford battled one of Wisconsin’s heavyweights to the wire in the football season opener Friday at Flivver Field. Ranked No. 5 in Division 2, Menasha posted a 13-0 advantage in the second quarter and turned back the Flivvers 21-14. “We were a deer in a headlights ...

West Iron County doubles sink IM

IRON MOUNTAIN — West Iron County captured all but two singles matches in beating Iron Mountain 6-2 in girls tennis Friday at Amos Marston Eastside Courts. Mountaineers No. 2 singles Jorden Stoner downed Colbi Laturi 6-4, 6-0 and No. 3 singles Claire Mongrain outlasted Izzy Hoogenboom 6-4, ...

Mountaineers turnovers costly in Ishpeming’s win

ISHPEMING — Iron Mountain coughed up four costly turnovers in a 34-7 loss to Ishpeming on Friday. The Mountaineers (0-1) scored first to take a 7-o lead in the first, but turnovers and mistakes set them back. Ishpeming scored on three of the four Mountaineer turnovers in the second ...

Newman leads Flivvs at first event

MUNISING — Blane Newman led Kingsford in the season-opening Munising Invitational cross country meet at Valley Spur. Newman finished sixth with a time of 19 minutes, 10 seconds. “Blane looked strong the entire race and was in contact with the front pack the entire race,” said Flivvers ...

Broncos beat Wykons, 14-12

HARRIS — Logan Heim came through in the clutch for the Bark River-Harris Broncos Friday night, helping them preserve a season-opening 14-12 football victory over the West Iron County Wykons. The senior fullback ran 20 times for 119 yards in this non-conference match-up, converting critical ...

Hall of Famer McGinn reveals website dedicated to Pack, NFL

ESCANABA - Bob McGinn’s self-described semi-retirement as a reporter covering the Green Bay Packers lasted three months. Thursday McGinn, an Escanaba native, unveiled a new website devoted to covering the Packers, the National Football League and the annual draft of college prospects. The ...

Rockets edge Forest Park, 38-36

CRYSTAL FALLS — Lucas Sundling’s 92-yard kickoff return spoiled Forest Park’s season opener Friday, lifting the Rockets to a 38-36 win in eight-player football at Dick Mettlach Field. Connor Bortolini , who rushed for 290 yards, gave the Trojans a 36-30 advantage with 2:53 remaining ...

Niagara Lions scramble Sept. 23

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara Lions are seeking golfers for their annual four-person scramble golf tournament which will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, at Oak Crest Golf Course in Norway. The 18-hole tournament — open to men’s, women’s or mixed teams — will get under way with a shotgun start ...

Pine Grove women’s game deadlocked

IRON MOUNTAIN — A five-way tie for first developed in the Pine Grove Country Club Ladies 18-Hole Golf League. In the “Two Point Fairway” game, Becky Cecconi, Kristi Markell, Rochelle Wittkopf and Lynn Crosby each posted a 28 in Class A. Nan Penegor took Class B with a 29, followed by ...

One week left in Oak Crest men’s league

NORWAY — One week remains in the Forward Financial Monday Night Golf League at Oak Crest Golf Course. “There are still close races in both divisions,” said league coordinator Bill Menza. In “A” Division, Chuck Aichner and Del Degenaer lead Ed O’Connell and Mel Kallenbach, 39 ...

Soccer: Flivvers rout Three Lakes in opener, 6-2

KINGSFORD — Kingsford erupted for four second-half goals and downed Three Lakes 6-0 in a boys soccer season opener Thursday at Commemorative Field. “Our team looks strong in our first game,” said first-year Flivvers coach Jeff Gordon. “I'm very proud of the boys and looking forward to ...

Jets cruise to 60-0 win over North Dickinson

POWERS — The North Central football team sure didn’t miss a beat Thursday night during its opener. The Jets won their 28th game in a row as they took down North Dickinson 60-0 on their quest to win a third eight-man football state championship. “It wasn’t about the streak for us,” ...