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Badgers fall to Coleman for 2nd place in M&O

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COLEMAN, Wis. — Niagara got off to a shaky start and Coleman reaped the rewards in a 14-3 win for the M&O Conference title Tuesday. The Badgers made two errors to start the game and the Cougars took the momentum and turned it into four runs on one hit. Niagara made four errors in the ...

Flivvs girls win Kingsford Invite

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KINGSFORD — Dominating the Kingsford Invitational girls track meet for the third straight year has brightened the Flivvers’ hopes in the MHSAA Division 1 regional. “The girls ran hard and really well, and it showed in the number of personal records and meet results,” said Kingsford ...

Florence routs Patriots

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence broke into the win column Tuesday, erupting for 13 runs in the last three innings to beat Goodman-Pembine 18-7 in Northern Lakes Conference baseball at Red Johnson Field. Florence (2-8-1, 2-7) won the second game by forfeit when the Patriots’ roster dipped to ...

Kingsford battles Escanaba to 4-4 tie

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KINGSFORD — Kingsford battled Escanaba to a 4-4 tie in boys tennis Tuesday. The Eskymos beat the Flivvers 7-1 last week. Kingsford No. 1 singles Brett Hicks downed Christer Carne 6-3, 7-5. Hicks was down 5-4 in the second set. “Brett showed a lot of heart,” said Flivver coach John ...

Softball: Badgers rout Wausaukee, 18-8

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NIAGARA, Wis. — A shaky start didn’t slow Niagara in an 18-8 M&O Conference win over Wausaukee on Monday. The Badgers (5-4, 2-1) fell to a 3-0 deficit in the first inning. All of Wausaukee’s runs were unearned. “First inning we gave them three unearned, which will kill you,” ...

Iron Mountain’s Dick Allen to be inducted into NMU Hall of Fame

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MARQUETTE – Richard “Dick” Allen, a former Iron Mountain High School superintendent and football coach, will be inducted into the Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame in September. The induction class of 2018 also includes Tim Jones, John LaPointe, Heather (Mizer) Sarnowski, ...

Girls Soccer: Flivvers 1-2 at Waupaca

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WAUPACA, Wis. — Kingsford High School girls soccer posted a 1-2 record Saturday. “We played some very tough competition,” said Flivvers coach Jon Lorenzoni. In the first game, Kingsford trailed 1-0 at halftime before bowing to Appleton West 4-0. “They kind of wore us down and ...

Legal sports betting coming soon to several US states

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A decision by the Supreme Court means American sports fans will soon have many more places to place legal bets on the results of football, baseball, basketball, hockey and other games. Five states have the edge in the race to legalize sports betting because they already ...

Golf: Flivvs sweep triangular golf meet at Pine Grove

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Kingsford swept a high school golf triangular meet Monday at Pine Grove Country Club. The Flivver boys overcame a two-over par 38 from medalist Marcus Johnson of Iron Mountain. Kingsford posted a 171 in beating Westwood, 178, and Iron Mountain, 186. Chase Kreski and Allen ...

Baseball: Niagara wins, makes M&O title game

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WAUSAUKEE, Wis. — Josh Weber drove in four runs to lead Niagara in a 7-4 win in the M&O Conference tournament over Wausaukee on Monday. The No. 4-seeded Badgers scored two runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game and force extras when Weber drove a two RBI-double to centerfield. ...

Softball: Kingsford, Ishpeming split

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KINGSFORD — The Flivvers took a big lead early and held on in the second game to salvage a doubleheader split against Ishpeming on Monday. Kingsford staged a furious comeback in the fifth inning of the first game facing a 12-1 deficit, scoring eight runs. It wasn't enough as the Hematites ...

McCarthy, Pericolosi enter UP Hall of Fame

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HARRIS — Jack Ingalls admits he was “an average Class C high school athlete.” But Ingalls knew how to coach, work with his assistants and motivate his basketball players. For his accomplishments, Ingalls was inducted into the UP Sports Hall of Fame Saturday night. “I am in here ...

Stanchina, Plante receive top Norway honors

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NORWAY — Karli Stanchina and Josh Plante accepted Norway High School’s most prestigious athletic honors Sunday. Stanchina was the recipient of the Clarence (Towe) Castelaz Trophy for the top senior girl while Plante took home the Quentin Nolte Trophy for the premier senior boy at the ...

Wykons’ Ross wins No. 1 singles at Kingsford Invite

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KINGSFORD — West Iron County freshman Holden Ross turned back Escanaba’s Josh Grassel to win the No. 1 singles title Saturday in the Kingsford Invitational. Grassel won the first set 7-6 (6) while Ross took the second 7-5. A 10-7 tiebreaker decided the match. “That was a marathon,” ...

IM girls soccer beats Sheboygan

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LUXEMBURG, Wis. — Iron Mountain knocked off a pair of Wisconsin schools in girls soccer Saturday. The Mountaineers (8-1) rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit to beat Sheboygan Falls 3-1. “We came out strong in the second half,” said Mountaineers coach Steve Hodgins. “Sheboygan Falls ...

Flivvers find nine football opponents

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ScuttleBu(r)t ... Kingsford has filled a nine-game varsity football schedule for 2018. Athletic Director Al Unger confirmed the addition of three opponents including defending WIAA Division 6 state champion Fond du Lac St. Mary’s Springs, Fond du Lac and Lomira. According to ...

U19 Northern Stars 2nd in Wausau tournament

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WAUSAU, Wis. — Niagara Northern Stars U19 boys soccer team placed second in the Mountain Bay Cup in Wausau. The Stars scored three second-half goals to defeat Wausau MC United 4-0 on Sunday to claim second place. David Brule scored twice while Dane Stanchina and Ben Backlund also scored ...

Flivvs at midway point of Great Northern campaign

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KINGSFORD — The Kingsford High School girls golf team has taken its game to the next level. The golf course. “We started practice indoors in March,” said Flivver girls coach Jean Constantini. “In late April, we were finally able to get outdoors and hit balls on the practice football ...

Marcy leads Panthers in Crivitz Invite

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CRIVITZ, Wis. — Wyatt Marcy led Pembine in the Crivitz Invitational high school golf tournament Friday at Hunter’s Glen Golf Club. Marcy posted a 90, followed by Pembine Kaden Betka 121, Kayley White 138 and Gabe Seidel 144. Evan Beaster’s 91 paced Florence, trailed by Matt Dishaw ...

Former driver to fund late model time award

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NORWAY — Coca Cola late model drivers who attend the 35th annual Stateline Challenge at Norway Speedway on July 6 will have 300 more reasons to bring their “A game” during qualifying at the third-mile, paved oval. That’s because Base Companies LLC is awarding a $300 cash bonus to the ...