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Badgers power past Coleman

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NIAGARA, Wis. — It was Senior Night for the Niagara girls volleyball team Tuesday night, and they defeated Marinette-Oconto Conference foe Coleman 3-0(25-17,25-18,25-20) to remain undefeated. “Tonight’s game started off slow and we didn’t play to our potential. Coleman was an ...

Florence spikers regroup; roll past Goodman-Pembine, 3-1

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PEMBINE, Wis — Florence defeated Northern Lakes Conference foe Goodman/Pembine 3-1(25-16, 20-25, 25-11, 25-15) Tuesday night in girls volleyball action. “We came out hot and carrying over our tough play from Monday night,” said Florence coach Teresa Chrisman. “We lost momentum in the ...

Nordics edged by Stephenson, 3-2

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STEPHENSON — In Skyline Central Conference volleyball Tuesday night, North Dickinson traveled to Stephenson, and was defeated by the host Eagles 3-2 (23-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-17, 15-10). “Tonight was a very scrappy game, very back and forth. Both teams capitalized on each others ...

Niagara Lions golf

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Niagara Lions Club photo Winners of the 2020 Niagara Lions’ Golf Scramble tournament held Sept. 19 at Oak Crest Golf Course were, from left, Matthew Liebergen, Mark Zenko, Dan Liebergen, and T.J. Liebergen. The foursome shot 16 under par to win by four strokes over the second team of Dean ...

Packers’ offense sizzling, defense a work in progress

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The Green Bay Packers have capitalized on the strengths of their potent offense and the circumstances of this unusual season to get an early jump on the rest of the NFC. Now they need to get better and healthier on defense. Green Bay (3-0) leads the NFL in points per game (40.7) and yards ...

Flivver spikers fall to Carney, 2-0 in quadrangular

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By John Vrancic For the Daily News CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau Wolves passed a major test here Saturday, earning a 25-19, 25-17 volleyball victory over the Kingsford Flivvers. C-N also defeated Menominee (25-7, 25-9) and Stephenson (25-11, 25-11) in its quadrangular meet. “Kingsford ...

Florence pushes conference leader

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FLORENCE, Wis. - Florence played great defense against Northern Lakes Conference frontrunner Three Lakes, but the visitors prevailed 3-0 (25-13, 30-28, 25-14) in girls volleyball Monday evening. “Three Lakes came to Florence with some heavy hitters,” Florence head coach Teresa Chrisman ...

Hometowne Lumber Athletes of the Year to return in 2022

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KINGSFORD — The 2020 Hometowne Lumber Athletes of the Year awards were not given out last spring, due to the coronavirus pandemic wiping out spring sports in Michigan and Wisconsin. Unfortunately, the pandemic is still around in full force. Due to that fact, Hometowne owners Joe and Patti ...

Flivvers tie at Lakeland

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MINOCQUA, Wis. — The Kingsford Flivvers boys soccer team traveled to take on Lakeland High School in Minocqua, Wis. on Monday evening, and tied Lakeland 5-5. The Flivvers’ next game was scheduled to be at Houghton on Thursday, but the game is canceled due to coronavirus precautions being ...

Rodgers tosses 3 TDs; Packers move to 3-0

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers sounds increasingly enamored with the scheme and play-calling philosophy of second-year head coach Matt LaFleur. The Packers are unbeaten and putting up some of the best offensive numbers in the NFL. So why not? Rodgers passed for 283 ...

Flivvers blank Knights

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KINGSFORD — Six different Flivvers scored touchdowns as Kingsford defeated Norway, 42-0, Saturday afternoon at Flivver Field. It was the first varsity football meeting between the two schools since 1989. The non-conference matchup came about within a couple of hours Friday morning, after ...

Lions snap 11-game losing streak, beat Cardinals

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was the kind of moment that had stymied the Detroit Lions so many times during their 11-game losing streak: A potential game-winning play, a gut-punch penalty that reversed it and the realization that nothing was going to come easy. But Matthew Stafford has seen a ...

Pandemic playoffs: Brewers, Astros in despite losing records

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Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers got off to a ragged start this year. They never got above .500. And they dropped their last game to finish with a losing record. Guess what? They’re going to the playoffs. “Weird. I guess that’s the only way to describe it. It’s fitting for ...

Mountaineers third at Mid Pen tennis final

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NEGAUNEE — Iron Mountain placed third in the Mid-Peninsula Conference girls tennis championship Friday, hosted by Negaunee and Westwood jointly. The Mountaineers scored 19 points, finishing behind league champion Negaunee (46 points) and Westwood (34 points). Gladstone (16), Ishpeming (3) ...

Foles shocks Falcons; Bears now 3-0

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ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Foles rekindled that Super Bowl magic. The result was a stunning victory for the Chicago Bears. Taking over for the erratic Mitchell Trubisky in the third quarter, Foles threw three touchdown passes in the final 6 1/2 minutes Sunday to lead the Bears to a 30-26 triumph ...

Iron Mountain dominates in opener

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By MATT “SWEETS” McCARTHY Sports Writer IRON MOUNTAIN — Running back Caleb Evosevich-Hynes scored four touchdowns and rushed for 174 yards, as Iron Mountain cruised past Bark River-Harris Friday night 42-6 in a West PAC Conference crossover game at Mountaineer Stadium. ...

Laona-Wabeno nips Florence, 8-6

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FLORENCE, Wis. — A safety proved to be the difference as Florence fell to Laona-Wabeno 8-6 in Northern Lakes Conference eight-player football Friday. With Florence trailing 8-0, Evan Johnson’s TD run early in the fourth quarter was the final score of the contest. The Bobcats’ try for a ...

Strong second half lifts Northern Elite

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NIAGARA, Wis. — Northern Elite recovered from a shaky start and defeated Crandon 30-16 in a Northwoods Conference football opener Friday. Ryan Erickson rushed for 110 yards and two touchdowns to lead the offense. Scoring at the end of the first half to tie the game at 8-8 gave the Predators ...

Wykons take control for win over L’Anse

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L’ANSE — West Iron roared back from a 7-0 halftime deficit to defeat L’Anse 16-7 in a WestPAC Conference game Friday night. Nathan Thomson capped a 51-yard drive with a 3-yard run and added a conversion run to give the Wykons an 8-7 lead midway through the third quarter. Gabe Larson ...

Kingsford to host Norway — first grid meeting in 31 years

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By MATT “SWEETS” McCARTHY Sports Writer KINGSFORD — Something that hasn’t occurred since 1989 will take place this afternoon at Flivver Field. Norway and Kingsford will be opponents in varsity football. Due to the coronavirus numbers on the rise in the Escanaba area, the Eskymos ...