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Football: Mountaineers roll in 36-14 win over Oscoda

Local Sports

IRON MOUNTAIN — On a day best suited for ducks and Zach Herrick, Iron Mountain bowled over Oscoda 36-14 in a Division 7 football pre-district Saturday at Mountaineer Stadium. While a wet afternoon and soggy field hampered the passing game, Herrick found the footing to pelt the Owls (8-2) for ...

WIAA Volleyball: Wausaukee bows to Newman Catholic

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BOWLER, Wis. — Wausau Newman Catholic, a thorn in the side for northern Wisconsin teams for many years, downed Wausaukee 3-0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-21) in a WIAA Division 4 volleyball sectional final Saturday night. The Cardinals, making an eighth straight trip to state, have knocked off ...

College Football: Tech tips Northern

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MARQUETTE — The Miner's Cup will remain in Houghton for the ninth straight year thanks to a 35-33 Michigan Tech victory over rival Northern Michigan at the Superior Dome on Saturday. The Huskies rallied from a 14-0 deficit to take a 35-21 lead in the second half. The Wildcats battled back ...

Red Sox beat Dodgers, win 4th World Series title in 15 seasons

National Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Sale's final pitch for this Boston juggernaut triggered a celebration on the Dodger Stadium infield, among thousands of fans who made their way to California — and even outside Fenway Park back home. The quest is complete. Yes, these 2018 Red Sox really are that ...

Rams reach 8-0 with victory over Packers

National Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ramik Wilson was not the most likely candidate on the Los Angeles Rams' superstar-laden roster to make the decisive play late in the fourth quarter of a tight game with Green Bay. Yet there went the backup linebacker, flying downfield on kickoff coverage and clobbering Ty ...

MHSAA Football: Mountaineers run over Oscoda

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain, led by Zach Herrick’s 184 yards rushing and three scores, defeated Oscoda 36-14 in a Division 7 football pre-district Saturday at Mountaineer Stadium. Herrick also made 11 tackles from a linebacker spot. The Mountaineers (8-2) and Roscommon (9-1), a 36-6 ...

ScuttleBurt: ‘Mooch’ turns to Madden for booth help

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ScuttleBu(r)t ... Iron Mountain’s Steve Mariucci makes his debut as a game analyst for Sunday morning’s Eagles-Jaguars from London. “Mooch” normally works out of the NFL Network’s California studio for a pre-game show. The former 49ers and Lions head coach will be joined in the ...

Forest Park holds off North Central, 36-24

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POWERS — Forest Park showed its championship mettle by scoring two fourth quarter touchdowns here Friday night to shock North Central 36-24 in the opening round of the eight-player Division 2 playoffs. The defending state champions, CFFP featured a punishing backfield tandem of juniors ...

West Iron, Schram run over Rogers City, 28-8

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By JAMES ANDERSEN For The Daily News ROGERS CITY — All week long the Rogers City football team got a good look at Bryant Schram on film and knew he would be a tough player to stop. Schram came as advertised on Friday and try as they might, the Hurons couldn't stop him. Schram ran for ...

GNC meets with West PAC to discuss full UP conference

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By Dennis Grall dgrall@dailypress.net ESCANABA — Filling high school football season schedules has always been difficult for Upper Peninsula schools, and it has been accerbated by the development of the eight-player format. Over the years, U.P. schools have been forced to play teams ...

Predators earn MONLPC player of the year awards

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NIAGARA, Wis. — Two players who led the Northern Elite Predators to the MONLPC-Small Division championship game have been named players of the year by league coaches. Predators senior back Brent Dumke has been selected the MONLPC Small’s defensive player of the year while tackle Braiden ...

West PAC honors Mountaineers’ volleyball coach, four players

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IRON RIVER — Jeanne Newberry, who led Iron Mountain to an unbeaten record in the West PAC Conference, has been named the league’s coach of the year. Four of Newberry’s Mountaineers were selected to the first-team. League coaches also selected Calumet senior middle hitter Celia ...

Packers use rookie to prepare for Rams

Wisconsin Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers turned to rookie defensive lineman James Looney to get ready to face Los Angeles Rams star defensive tackle Aaron Donald. Other than sharing jersey No. 99, Donald and Looney have little in common. Looney was one of Green Bay's seventh-round draft ...

Brewers, Yelich learned from NLCS experience

Wisconsin Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christian Yelich made it to the World Series, just not in the manner he had hoped. The Milwaukee Brewers slugger accepted the Hank Aaron Award prior to Game 3 between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers. Boston's J.D. Martinez was the American League recipient of ...

Middleton leads balanced Bucks

Wisconsin Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First-year coach Mike Budenholzer brought his heavy reliance on 3-pointers to the Milwaukee Bucks this season, transforming a team not known for its prowess from beyond the arc. The approach has taken hold and Milwaukee has tied the best start in franchise ...

Sagola club to offer sight-ins

Outdoors

CHANNING — Sagola Township Sportsman’s Club will offer a sight-in day for firearm deer hunters from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 14. Hunters are invited to check their gun sights, do some warmups and get expert assistance at the club’s free range in Channing.

Busy days ahead for DNR

Outdoors

It’s been awhile since I’ve been able to chat with Monica Joseph, wildlife biologist at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources office in Crystal Falls. They’ve been busy in the field with various studies, such as the deer movement tracking project that managed this month to ...

Archery hunters finding success

Outdoors

IRON MOUNTAIN — Deer hunting is starting to pick up, with a few archers scoring six- and eight-pointers, said John Grier at Whispering Pines Outpost on M-95. Grouse action seems to be better in Iron County, he added, and 19 bear have been registered at Whispering Pines as the season ...

Wisconsin OK’s catfish seasons

Outdoors

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wildlife officials have approved emergency regulations establishing catfish seasons. Gov. Scott Walker signed a law this spring authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to create regulations for taking catfish by hand, with a bow or with a crossbow. The ...