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Bobcats roll to 5-0

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FLORENCE, Wis. - Kaden Schuls burned Gillett for 207 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns as the Florence Bobcats pounded the Tigers 52-6 in eight-player conference football Friday night at Robert Landry Field. Schuls’ night also included two interceptions, as the Bobcats built a 30-6 ...

Mountaineers rock Norway

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IRON MOUNTAIN — A trick play and efficient passing by the home team were keys of the game, as two long-time local rivals squared off at Mountaineer Stadium Friday night. The host Mountaineers came out on the winning end of a 39-0 shutout of the Norway Knights. Norway won the coin toss and ...

Flivvers prevail

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone football team couldn’t click here Friday as the Kingsford Flivvers took down the Braves 20-7 in Great Northern Conference action. Kingsford’s first touchdown was the telling moment of the game. Flivvers (2-2, 1-0 GNC) entered the red zone with less than ...

Trojans smother Newberry, 58-14

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CRYSTAL FALLS — Forest Park handed Newberry its first loss in eight-player football Friday, rolling to a 58-14 non-conference win behind three rushing touchdowns apiece by Gabe Scarlassara and CJ Post. “We played more of complete game,” said Trojans (3-1) coach Dave Graff. “We’re ...

Kingsford strikes early, often in soccer win over Escanaba

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KINGSFORD — The Kingsford Flivvers returned to Commemorative Field on Thursday night and defeated Escanaba 6-1 in prep soccer. Kingsford scored its first goal on a combination of passes at the two-minute mark when Brennan Phillips stole the ball from the Escanaba defender and passed to ...

Jets force forfeit at halftime

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ONTONAGON — The North Central Jets and head coach Leo Gorzinski traveled to Ontonagon Friday night. Scoring 57 points in the first quarter, and leading 71-0 at halftime, Ontonagon’s head coach forfeited at halftime. Noah Gorzinski was responsible for seven of the Jets touchdowns, five ...

Wykons lose first game

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CALUMET - A late second-quarter score spurred Calumet in a 14-0 West PAC win over West Iron County on Friday. The Copper Kings (4-0) had scored seven seconds into the second quarter. But with the game being a defensive stalemate to that point, one more score could (Continued from page ...

UP bear hunters find success; musky active

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By JIM ANDERSON News Editor IRON MOUNTAIN — Warm weather isn’t deterring bear hunters, with 11 registered as of Friday at Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township. “The biggest was close to 300 pounds,” said shop owner John Grier, who reminded hunters that propping a stick in ...

Isle Royale wolf count climbs to 17

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HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Officials say four gray wolves from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula were transported for resettlement in Isle Royale National Park to help restore the predator species on the Lake Superior island chain, though one of them died shortly after arriving. The National Park ...

Patriots stop Mountaineers

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Mid-Peninsula Conference Girls Tennis powerhouse Westwood traveled to Dickinson County to take on the Iron Mountain Lady Mountaineers on Thursday afternoon, and came away with an 8-0 sweep of coach Sharon Ducat’s squad. The Lady Patriots, who won all eight matches in ...

WIC tops Westwood

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ISHPEMING — Westwood High School volleyball head coach Milton Braga called Thursday’s home match against West Iron County his team’s best performance of the season. After a slow start, the Patriots took the Wykons toe to toe for the remainder of the evening before falling short in four ...

ND in command over Jets

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FELCH — The Carl F. Lemin Jr. Gymnasium was hot and humid Thursday night, as the North Dickinson Lady Nordics welcomed coach Rick Mick and the Lady Jets of North Central, for Skyline Conference Volleyball action. Coach Sandy Haustein’s Nordics won 3-0 in straight sets 25-8, 25-18, ...

Flivvs, Esky split

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba girls’ tennis team faced the Kingsford Flivvers during a break in the weather here Thursday, but neither team was able to snatch victory. The Eskymos split with the Flivvers, 4-4. Escanaba found three of its wins in the doubles flights. At No. 1, Esky’s Maddy Ide ...

Girls tennis — Wykons sweep Gwinn in final home match

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STAMBAUGH — In their last home tennis match of the season, the West Iron County Lady Wykons swept Gwinn 8-0 at the Nelson Field courts. Wykons head coach Joe Serbentas was pleased with his team’s performance after four straight days of play this week. “Nice way to end dual match ...

Nordics rally for 1st grid victory

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STEPHENSON — For the first time since joining the ranks of eight-player competition, the North Dickinson Nordics won a road game, defeating the Stephenson Eagles at the Herbert Corey Sports Complex in come-from-behind fashion, 24-20. “The kids and I, we feel like we won the Super Bowl. I ...

Brewers move into playoff position

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain has had his share of aches and pains this season. He managed to do some damage to the San Diego Padres before departing with another ailment. Cain hit a solo home run to help lift the Brewers past the Padres 5-1 on Thursday before ...

Badgers look to avenge ‘18 loss

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin linebacker Zack Baun said in July the Badgers were coming for revenge this season. The first stop on the revenge tour is No. 11 Michigan. The 13th-ranked Badgers (2-0) open Big Ten play against the Wolverines (2-0) on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. It ...

Mountaineers dump Ishpeming 8-0

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IRON MOUNTAIN — On Wednesday afternoon, the Lady Hematites of Ishpeming traveled south to take on long-time foe Iron Mountain in girls tennis action. Coach Sharon Ducat’s Lady Mountaineers came away with an 8-0 shutout. Iron Mountain welcomes Westwood to town today for its fourth match in ...