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Baseball: Niagara falls to Coleman in 10 innings

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COLEMAN, Wis. — Niagara battled defending M&O Conference champion Coleman to the end in a 8-7 loss in 10 innings on Tuesday. Niagara got the first two outs in the 10th on strikeouts by Landen Kaldor. Tristin DeJardin relieved Kaldor after a walk and an error. With the bases loaded, ...

Leonard, Raptors rout Magic

National Sports

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 37 points, Kyle Lowry bounced back from a scoreless playoff opener with 22 and the Toronto Raptors routed the Orlando Magic 111-82 on Tuesday night, evening their Eastern Conference first-round series at one win apiece. Pascal Siakam had 19 points and 10 ...

Lightning swept by Columbus

National Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up on the wrong side of NHL history, getting swept in the first round of the playoffs after one of the best regular seasons ever. The Columbus Blue Jackets capped a stunning sweep of the Presidents Trophy winners with a 7-3 victory Tuesday ...

Escanaba sweeps IM in season opening twinbill

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Escanaba won the Upper Peninsula’s first baseball action of the season, beating Iron Mountain 11-4 and 8-7 on Monday. The Eskymos (3-2) scored in each of the last six innings to put away the Mountaineers in the first game. Iron Mountain, down 8-2 in the seventh inning of ...

Yelich’s 3 homers lift Brewers over Cardinals

National Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich got a big reward for a little extra early work. Yelich hit three homers, including a pair of three-run shots, and drove in a career-high seven runs to power the Milwaukee Brewers past the St. Louis Cardinals 10-7 on Monday night. "He put in some work ...

Tiger a major champion again, and race to Nicklaus back on

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — No comeback by Tiger Woods was ever going to be complete without a major. Now the question becomes how many more he can win. So much appeal of that red shirt beneath a green jacket involved looking back at all Woods had to overcome to reach that moment — a Masters ...

Bucks roll past Pistons, 121-86

National Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo ran and dunked all over the Pistons until they just shoved him to the ground. The team with the NBA's best record wanted to show it can make a long playoff run, and the Detroit Pistons were helpless to slow them down. "I don't know if they were ready ...

Track and field: Wykons take 2nd place

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EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — Sophomore Avery Bociek led West Iron County to a runner-up finish Saturday in a high school track meet at Northland Pines High School. Marquette took team honors in the nine-school meet with 163 points, followed by WIC, 65, and Ishpeming, 54. Bociek took second in the ...

Tennis: WIC in rebuild mode

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IRON RIVER — West Iron County looks to be in a reloading process for the boys tennis season. Although the Wykons graduated seven players from last year’s unbeaten team, they return UP Division 2 Player of the Year Holden Ross along with six other letterwinners. “We lost a great group ...

DNR offers summer program for women

Outdoors

MARQUETTE — Registration is open for this summer’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, set for May 31 through June 2 in Marquette County. This will mark the 22nd annual summer BOW gathering for women 18 and older who want an opportunity to improve their outdoor skills in a ...

Gunville to share trapping ideas, inventions at meeting Thursday

Outdoors

SPALDING — Longtime trapper John “Gunner” Gunville will give an educational presentation at the U.P. Trappers Association District 3 monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Normenco Sportsmen’s Club, just east of Powers/Spalding. The main theme of Gunville’s presentation will ...

DNR, MSU seek grant proposals in fight against CWD

Outdoors

LANSING — As a part of a joint wildlife disease initiative, Michigan State University and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are seeking grant proposals for collaborative research, education and outreach projects to address the most important issues around wildlife disease in ...

Izzo honored at Final Four

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MINNEAPOLIS — One of only five coaches in history to lead a team to the NCAA Final Four eight times or more, Michigan State University’s Tom Izzo received the Metropolitan Award for long and outstanding service to men’s college basketball Sunday night. The National Association of ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: DeForge to headline ‘Athlete’

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ScuttleBu(r)t ... Niagara basketball great Anna DeForge will be the featured speaker for the Hometowne Athlete of the Year banquet Wednesday, June 5, at Recreation Lanes. The banquet recognizes the area’s premier high school athletes. The date, according to coordinator Mike Caruso, works ...

Hockey: Marquette Legion advances to Bantam AA national semis

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — All good things must come to an end. That was the case for the Marquette American Legion Post 44 Bantam AA U14 hockey team, falling 3-2 to Canton, NY, at the Compton Family Ice Arena in the USA Hockey Nationals Division 3A semifinal Sunday. Marquette finished the season ...

Gold Medal: Dave’s Auto tops Juice for ‘D’ title

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HERMANSVILLE — Kyle Johnson’s 26 points sparked Iron Mountain Dave’s Auto past Carney Juice Promotions 76-72 for the Class D title Friday in the 81st Gold Medal Classic at the Community Club gym. Tom Granquist had 17 for Carney in the final. Logan Hardwick of Dave’s was named Class ...

Bonduel racer eyes record fifth straight late model championship

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By JOE VERDEGAN For The Daily News NORWAY — If Dillion Kralovetz continues his winning ways at Norway Speedway, he may soon need to take guitar lessons. That’s because the second-generation racer hauled home a custom guitar courtesy of Neville Guitars in Hermansville for winning his ...

Golf: Tiger part of Masters logjam

National Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods made the largest logjam in Masters history look even bigger by making Augusta National sound as loud as ever. Even on a Friday, in the rain. Golf's best worked their way to the top of the leaderboard at a Masters pregnant with possibilities. The first ...