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Football: Week 3 matchups

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This week's high school football matchups: Friday, Sept. 7 Kingsford (0-2) vs. Fond du Lac (3-0). Last week: Kingsford St. Mary's Springs (Wis.), 35-0. Fond du Lac beat Appleton North, 30-7. Iron Mountain (1-1) vs. Houghton (0-2). Last week: Iron Mountain lost to Westwood, 34-7. Houghton ...

Cubs beat Brewers to salvage series

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Daniel Murphy sees no panic in his new Chicago Cubs teammates. The Cubs needed a win Wednesday night to avert a three-game sweep by division rival Milwaukee, and Murphy played a big role with three hits and a solo home run in Chicago's 6-4 victory against the ...

Football: IM set to host Gremlins in first-ever matchup

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It's a matchup that's never happened. That’ll change Friday. Iron Mountain hosts Houghton in its home opener for the first-ever football game between the schools. So it's not surprising that there's not much Mountaineers head coach Robin Marttila deduced about the Gremlins after just ...

Wykons girls 2nd at North Central Invitational

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WILSON — Nobody could catch Adam Bruce in Wednesday’s North Central Invitational cross country meet as he cruised through the hilly 3.1-mile course on the Gorzinski farm property in 16 minutes, 48 seconds. The Gladstone senior was followed by freshman teammate Giovanni Mathews (18:30) and ...

With Bears’ new look, questions about Trubisky

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — As the Chicago Bears prepare for a prime-time season opener against Aaron Rodgers and the archrival Green Bay Packers, quarterback Mitchell Trubisky sees a team with no limits. He's not talking about the opponent, either. The Bears come into the matchup at Lambeau ...

Volleyball: IM holds off Norway with 3-1 win

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NORWAY — Iron Mountain pulled out a 3-1 win over Norway in a non-conference volleyball matchup Tuesday. The Mountaineers took the first, third and fourth sets by scores of 25-19, 25-14 and 25-22. Norway won the second set 25-20. “For both teams, most of the mistakes came on serves. ...

Tennis: Wykons blank Mountaineers, 8-0

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IRON MOUNTAIN — West Iron County ended a 12-day layoff Tuesday by beating Iron Mountain 8-0 in girls tennis Tuesday at Amos Marston Eastside Courts. “This was a good match to get in as we have not had a match date since the Westwood Invite (Aug 23) because of cancellations and schedule ...

Volleyball: Kingsford rallies from 2 sets down to beat Esky

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ESCANABA — Kingsford battled back from two sets down with a strong team finish to beat Escanaba in five sets 13-25, 23-25,25-22, 25-14, 15-8 Tuesday night in a steamy Escanaba High School gymnasium. Both teams felt the warm conditions during the two-hour match between the Great Northern ...

Volleyball: Niagara beats STAA for 1st M&O win

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NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara broke into the M&O Conference volleyball win column Tuesday. The Badgers (4-11, 1-3), led by sophomore Alyssa Cretton’s nine kills, spilled St. Thomas Aquinas Academy 3-0 (25-12, 25-11, 25-15). “I thought we played well,” said Niagara coach Carol St. ...

Baseball: Squatches repeat as UP Hardball Classic champions

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Fox Cities put up two runs in the first and held off Langsdorf 3-2 to repeat as champions of the 48th annual UP Hardball Classic on Monday. It's Fox Cities' seventh UP Hardball Classic championship in eight years. Langsdorf won it in 2016. "Early on, their pitcher was ...

Brewers beat Cubs 4-3

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich beat out a throw at first to narrowly avoid a double play that allowed the winning run to score in the ninth. Game over, but the jubilant Yelich kept going — and turned across the outfield — before the rest of the happy Milwaukee Brewers finally caught ...

Kaepernick has new deal with Nike though he’s not in NFL

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Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL. Kaepernick's attorney, Mark Geragos, made the announcement on Twitter, calling the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback an "All American Icon" and crediting attorney Ben Meiselas for getting the deal done. ...

Kralovetz captures 4th straight late model title

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NORWAY — Bonduel's Dillon Kralovetz may have finished second to Menominee's Dalton Zehr in Sunday’s 100-lap late model feature during the Dickinson County Fair at Norway Speedway. But the second-generation driver made Norway Speedway history by winning his fourth straight Coca-Cola late ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: Badgers to cheer on former star

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ScuttleBu(r)t ... Former Niagara High School volleyball star Shelby Borchardt will have her own cheering section this weekend for the Milwaukee School of Engineering Invite. This year’s Niagara team, coached by Carol St. Arnauld and Shelby’s mom Christie, will travel to Milwaukee for ...

Packers’ roster still ‘fluid’

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brian Gutekunst knows his first 53-man roster as general manager of the Packers is a bit imbalanced. And, there still could be changes in advance of Green Bay's regular-season opener against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field on Sept. 9. But Gutekunst doesn't have ...

Brewers’ Yelich hits first career grand slam

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are heading home with a pair of series victory and Christian Yelich swinging one of the hottest bats in the majors. Yelich hit his first career grand slam, Keon Broxton added a three-run homer, and Milwaukee earned a 9-4 victory over the Washington ...

Packers keep eight receivers on roster

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are keeping more quarterbacks than running backs on their season-opening roster. Undrafted free agent Tim Boyle made the roster as the third quarterback behind starter Aaron Rodgers and backup DeShone Kizer. Green Bay’s initial 53-man roster ...

Lions shooting for first win in postseason since 1992

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DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions made some renovations in and around their locker room perhaps trying to turn some little changes into big ones that really matter under Matt Patricia . The Lions gave Patricia, the former New England defensive coordinator, his first head coaching job ...