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Week 5 Football Matchups

Week 5: This week’s area high school football matchups

This week’s area matchups involving Dickinson and Iron county teams (all times CDT): Iron Mountain (0-4) vs. Westwood (3-1), 6 p.m. Last week: Iron Mountain lost to Negaunee, 35-0. Westwood lost to Gladstone, 20-12. West Iron County (3-1) at Houghton (0-4), 6 p.m. Last week: West Iron ...

Niagara's Jasmine Racine (1) slams the ball past Suring's Jazmine Chesterfield (7) in Tuesday's M&O Conference volleyball match. Badgers' Addelynn Amundson looks on. (Burt Angeli/The Daily News)

Volleyball: Badgers dig out of 2-set deficit, beat Suring

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara climbed out of a two-set hole and stunned Suring 3-2 in M&O Conference volleyball Tuesday. The Badgers dropped the first two sets, 27-25 and 25-17, but rallied with 25-14, 25-15, 16-14 wins. “Be strong, play with heart,” veteran Niagara Coach Carol St. ...

Banged-up Packers fall in deja vu game

ATLANTA (AP) — Green Bay's offense was without both starting tackles from the start and then lost both starting wide receivers. Oh, and the Packers were playing in the first regular-season game in the Atlanta Falcons' new stadium. Plus, Green Bay's makeshift line had to face a defensive ...

Football: Predators roll past Suring

SURING, Wis. — Northern Elite rebounded from last week’s loss in a 51-28 rout against Suring on Friday in a MONLPC-Small game. The Predators (3-2, 2-1) piled a monstrous 394 rushing yards. Alex Hagerty rushed 30 times and racked up 267 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Landen Kaldor ...

Football: Crandon beats Florence, 51-6

CRANDON, Wis. — Crandon rolled to a 37-0 halftime lead and spilled Florence 51-6 in MONLPC-Small Conference action on Friday. Joe Walstrom ran for a fourth-quarter touchdown for the Bobcats’ only points. “They’re the best team in our conference,” said Florence head coach Kent ...

Florence’s Savannah Vassar (20) splits the Crandon defense of Lyndsey Marvin (6) and Sydney Gretzinger (8) in Thursday’s Northern Lakes Conference volleyball matches. The Bobcats defeated the Cardinals 3-0 and Elcho 3-2. (Theresa Proudfit/The Daily News)

Volleyball roundup: Patriots sweep Phelps, 3-0

Florence’s Savannah Vassar (20) splits the Crandon defense of Lyndsey Marvin (6) and Sydney Gretzinger (8) in Thursday’s Northern Lakes Conference volleyball matches. The Bobcats defeated the Cardinals 3-0 and Elcho 3-2. (Theresa Proudfit/The Daily News) THREE LAKES, Wis. —  Rachel ...

Green Bay’s Ty Montgomery gets away from Seattle’s Justin Coleman during the second half Sunday at Lambeau Field. Montgomery ran for 54 yards and a touchdown in the season-opening win. (AP Photo)

Montgomery vows ‘to find a way’

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Ty Montgomery’s transition to running back appears to be going well. Yes, the converted receiver was listed as the starting tailback on the Green Bay Packers’ depth chart to open the season. He spent the offseason preparing as a running back. Montgomery passed his ...

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Week 4: This week’s high school football matchups

This week's high school football matchups (all times CDT): Friday, Sept. 15 Norway (3-0) vs. Gwinn, 6 p.m. Last week: Norway beat Sturgeon Bay, 30-23. Gwinn beat Manistique, 48-14. West Iron County (2-1) at Gogebic (1-2), 6 p.m. Last week: West Iron County beat Iron Mountain, 35-3. Gogebic ...

Volleyball: Niagara edges Wausaukee

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara avenged a season-opening loss and defeated Wausaukee 3-2 (16-25, 25-23, 12-25, 26-24, 15-12) in M&O Conference girls volleyball Tuesday. The Rangers swept the Badgers 2-0 in a late-August match. “What a game,” said Niagara head coach Carol St. Arnauld. ...

Crandon controls Predators in 28-0 win

GOODMAN, Wis. — Crandon controlled the line of scrimmage in a 28-0 win against Northern Elite on Saturday. What started as a battle of attrition in what was deemed a game that could dramatically alter the course for the MONLPC-Small conference title had slowly transformed into a game ...

Green Bay Packers' Quinten Rollins (24) breaks up a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks' Jimmy Graham on Sunday in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Packers’ defense shines in win against Seahawks

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mike Daniels can be a man of few words. The defensive lineman's play on the football field speaks volumes as to how important he has become to the Green Bay Packers. Daniels' strip-sack of Russell Wilson deep in Seattle territory in the third quarter set up Ty ...

Clinton-Dix, Dial have Alabama connection

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Quinton Dial had been cut from the San Francisco 49ers when he received a text from an old college teammate from Alabama. Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix had figured out that Green Bay was interested in bringing Dial in for a visit. The scheme that the Packers run was ...

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2017, file photo, Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett, left,  participates in an NFL football training camp practice, in Green Bay, Wis. Martellus Bennett plans to give his older brother, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, a hug when he sees him this weekend. Martellus Bennett, who went to high school in Taylor, Texas, has been working to raise money and supplies for residents of flood-ravaged parts of that state. And this week, Michael Bennett released a statement alleging racially motivated excessive force by the Las Vegas police. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke, File)

Bennett brothers reunite in Week 1

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Packers tight end Martellus Bennett plans to give his older brother, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, a hug when he sees him this weekend. Recent events off the field make the high-profile season opener Sunday between Green Bay and Seattle seem trivial by ...

Week 3 Football Matchups

Week 3: This week’s high school football matchups

This week’s matchups involving area teams (all times CDT): Friday, Sept. 8 Iron Mountain (0-2) vs. West Iron County (1-1), 6 p.m. Last week: West Iron County beat Hurley, 34-30. Iron Mountain lost to Gwinn, 30-24. North Dickinson (1-1) at Rapid River (2-0), 6 p.m. Last week: North ...

Brewers bow at ‘crunch time’

CINCINNATI (AP) — Twice, the Brewers wasted chances with the bases loaded. In the end, they'd blown another opportunity to make the NL Central race a whole lot tighter. Robert Stephenson escaped threats while pitching into the seventh on Tuesday night, and Scooter Gennett homered during ...

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers runs during NFL training camp July 27 in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Packers lead North, but NFC is wide open

The NFC is as wide open as Odell Beckham Jr . can get on a deep pass. Sure, there are favorites, led by the Falcons, whose late collapse in the Super Bowl should serve as motivation to get things right for a full 60 minutes. Seattle looks like the top dog in the West, and the Giants — if ...

Packers make it official, sign linebacker Brooks

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have officially announced the signing of free agent linebacker Ahmad Brooks, while also claiming edge rusher Chris Odom off waivers from the Atlanta Falcons. Green Bay also traded linebacker and special teams mainstay Jayrone Elliott on Sunday to ...

Hurley defenders Dakota Haanen, left, and Forest Wiedbrauk try to bring down West Iron County's Jayce Brockhagen Friday night at Nelson Field in Iron River. He rushed for 225 yards. (Jason Juno/The Daily Globe)

West Iron edges Hurley in West-PAC thriller, 34-30

IRON RIVER — The way both offenses were dominating Friday night's West-PAC thriller, it truly seemed like the team with the ball last would win the game. And it almost turned out that way. The Hurley Midgets had that opportunity, down by four points, moving deep into West Iron County ...