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Green Bay stays with Pettine as defensive coordinator

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers coach Matt LaFleur has decided to stick with Mike Pettine as his defensive coordinator. In LaFleur’s first season, the Packers went from 6-9-1 in 2018 to 13-3 and the NFC championship game this season as second-year coordinator Pettine improved the defense. ...

Future is bright for Pine Mountain Ski Team

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IRON MOUNTAIN - Pine Mountain Ski Team hosted its annual race this past weekend at Pine Mountain Resort. Nearly 100 racers from Marquette, Rhinelander and Ironwood attend the event which consisted of two runs each of slalom and giant slalom. “The PMST skiers did well,” coach John ...

Penn State handles Wolverines, 72-63

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Lamar Stevens started scoring right away. Then Curtis Jones arrived in the second half and helped Penn State hold on for an impressive road win. Now coach Patrick Chambers wishes his team could play again soon. “I'm almost disappointed that we have a week off ...

Sweet(s) Talk… Have patience with new staff, fellow Packer fans

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Sweet(s) Talk... Another Green Bay Packers season has come and gone, with them losing on the road in the NFC Championship game for the third time in the last six seasons. You all know the story, new head coach in Mount Pleasant native Matt LaFleur after Mike McCarthy was disgracefully fired ...

41 Lumber splits at De Pere

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DE PERE, Wis. - The Dickinson Amateur Hockey Association 41 Lumber Pee Wees skated to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over De Pere Sunday after dropping a tight 1-0 decision in the first game. Trailing by a goal entering the final period, 41 Lumber got a pair of tallies by Jacob Deuter, the ...

Santiago, Tigers agree to deal

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DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a minor league contract with left-hander Hector Santiago with an invite to major league spring training. Santiago appeared in 19 games — including two starts — last season for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He went 1-1 with a ...

Kingsford tunes up ahead of U.P. Finals in Marquette

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MANISTIQUE - The Kingsford wrestling team traveled to Manistique on Thursday, Jan. 16 for a pair of dual matches versus the host Emeralds and Munising. The meet was rescheduled from Dec. 12. The Flivvers fell 48-30 against Manistique and defeated Munising 33-23. “We lost some swing ...

NLYMCA swim team

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The Northern Lights YMCA swim team hosts its first meet at the new Dickinson Center pool Saturday, Feb. 8. For more information on the NLYMCA swim team, contact the Y at (906) 774-4076.

30-30 club: Johnson, Wonders do it all

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IRON MOUNTAIN - Behind 30-point performances by both senior Marcus Johnson and junior Foster Wonders, undefeated Iron Mountain coasted to a 94-58 victory over Kingsford in the season’s first installment of the twin city boys basketball rivalry. The state’s Division 3, No. 2 ranked ...

Nordics’ streak reaches nine

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FELCH — North Dickinson collected its ninth straight victory here Tuesday, despite a solid defensive effort from Forest Park. The Nordics (9-1) survived 39-34 in the Skyline Conference girls basketball rivalry. Brianna Smith led the Nordics with 12 points and eight steals, while ...

Badgers denied at Crandon

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CRANDON, Wis. - Junior Alyssa Cretton’s 14 points led Niagara in a 42-26 non-conference loss at Crandon here Tuesday The Cardinals (10-3), who pay in the Northern Lakes Conference, held a 21-12 advantage at halftime and were led in scoring by Lynzee McGesheck with nine points. Jessica ...

Schuls dials up 30, ‘Cats rout Phelps

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FLORENCE, Wis. - Kaden Schuls hit five times from 3-point land on his way to a game-high 30 points, and Florence rocketed to 8-2 with a 71-47 Northern Lakes Conference victory over Phelps Tuesday. Freshman Evan Johnson chipped in 12 points and Riley Hixon added 10 for the victorious Bobcats. ...

Marquette shuts out Kingsford 7-0

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MARQUETTE — When the Marquette and Kingsford varsity hockey teams first squared off at Mountain View Ice Arena in Iron Mountain back on Dec. 19, it was a tight 3-1 decision that went in favor of the Redmen. The two sides met for the second time this season at Lakeview Arena on Tuesday ...

Candlelight snowshoe, ski outing Feb. 1

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NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Area Business Association will host its sixth-annual candlelight snowshoe and ski event Feb. 1 on the Niagara Riverside Trails. The event starts at 5:45 p.m. for skiers and 6:15 p.m. for snowshoers and features more than 500 candlelit luminaries along a 1.5-mile ...

Luke Gorzinski drops 30, Jets down Rockets

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POWERS — A star was born on the basketball court Monday night. From scoring a career-high 30 points, to shutting down standout point guard Tyler Sundling, North Central freshman Luke Gorzinski had his coming out party in a 66-54 victory over Rapid River. He did it all, on both ends of the ...

Bark River trips up Forest Park

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HARRIS — The Bark River-Harris boys basketball team didn’t feel its performance against Norway Friday was representative of its potential. The Broncos proved that to themselves and their fans on their home court Monday with a dominant first quarter on their way to a 57-41 victory over ...

Springer twins see double-doubles in blowout over Lena

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Behind smothering full and half court traps, Florence made Monday night very rough for Lena. The Springer twins, Jenna and Jordyn, both posted double-doubles, combining for 28 points and 20 steals to lead Florence in a 52-21 non-conference rout. Jenna Springer led all ...

Knights’ boys roll past Nordics

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NORWAY — With three players recording double figures in scoring, Norway overcame a 10-point first-quarter deficit and cruised past North Dickinson 63-42 in Skyline Central boys basketball action on Monday night. The Knights’ Kody Hendricks and North Dickinson’s Cameron Schultz led all ...

Nelsons guide West Iron County to hoops victories

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Justin Nelson double-double leads WIC boys STAMBAUGH — West Iron County junior center Justin Nelson recorded a double-double with 20 points and 16 rebounds as the Wykons downed Houghton 53-42 in West PAC boys basketball Monday. Peyton Williams added 10 points for West Iron, which won ...