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Northern Stars U19 soccer win first two games

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NIAGARA, Wis. — Northern Stars U19 boys soccer team is off to a 2-0 start. The shorthanded Stars rallied for a 4-3 win over Greenville to start the season on May 12. The Stars, with only 10 players available, played to a 1-1 tie in the first half after an Owen Caudell goal on a rebound of a ...

Anderson brothers win Oak Crest golf tournament

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NORWAY — The Anderson brothers captured the rain-shortened Paul Lambert Memorial Golf Tournament at Oak Crest Golf Course on Saturday. Dan Anderson and Darren Anderson shot a 10-under par 62 to win the tournament by two strokes over Jim Markell and Nick Markell. Ryan Allred and Sam ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: New playoff system year late for Flivvs

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ScuttleBu(r)t ... MHSAA’s revised football playoff points system came a year too late for Kingsford. According to Mick McCabe of the Detroit Free Press, Kingsford’s 4-5 record in 2018 would have been good enough for the new playoff format. “Beginning in the fall of 2020, a team’s ...

Florence boosters holding fundraiser for gym chairs

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence Athletic Booster Club is asking the community for help in providing chairs for the gymnasium. “We’re currently in the process of making some upgrades and needed improvements to our gymnasium at Florence High School,” said Bryan Bomberg of the booster club. ...

Clifford, LeGrave named top Knights

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NORWAY — Haley Clifford and Mitchell LeGrave are the recipients of Norway High School’s premier student-athlete honors. Clifford received the Clarence (Towe) Castelaz Trophy while LeGrave earned the Quentin Nolte Trophy. LeGrave also accepted the Don Hill Memorial Scholarship during this ...

Softball: Grand slam lifts IM to split with Norway

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NORWAY - Iron Mountain and Norway battled to a doubleheader split on Thursday. Iron Mountain won the first game 17-8 and Norway won the nightcap 12-2. The Mountaineers’ (13-7) night was punctuated by a grand slam home run by Saylor Swartout in the sixth inning of the first game. Iron ...

Baseball: Cardinals clip Bobcats

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FLORENCE, Wis. — A four-run second ining triggered Crandon past Florence 14-2 in Northern Lakes Conference baseball Friday at Red Johnson Field. Four Florence pitchers gave up 12 hits, walked eight and struck out two. Crandon pitching yielded seven hits, struck out 10 and walked one. Toby ...

D3 Track: ND girls keep title; NC boys in draw

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FELCH — North Dickinson’s girls track and field team repeated as MHSAA Division 3 regional champions after edging Stephenson by five points on Friday. The Nordics scored 73 points to Stephenson’s 68. Carney-Nadeau (25.5) took third, followed by Forest Park (9), North Central (8) and ...

NBA: Bucks handle Raptors

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo started the game with an emphatic dunk. The next possession, a sprawling block to deny Marc Gasol. The next possession, another dunk. The tone was set. And it never changed. The Eastern Conference doesn't belong to Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee ...

Prep Golf: WIC girls win Hancock Invite

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HOUGHTON - West Iron County’s girls won the Hancock Invitational at Portage Lake Golf Course. Houghton boys placed first with a team score of 339. West Iron County took second with 340 and Calumet came away with 345 for third place. WIC girls, led by a 98 from Tori Bociek, shot a 438 to ...

Tennis: Kingsford beats IM, 7-1

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KINGSFORD — Kingsford knocked off rival Iron Mountain 7-1 in boys tennis Thursday. In other matches Thursday, Negaunee defeated Kingsford 6-2 and Iron Mountain 8-0. “Negaunee is a tough team and we knew that going in,” said Coach Sarah Massie, whose Flivvers collected three-set wins ...

Norway Speedway car show Saturday

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NORWAY — Norway Speedway’s 2019 season will kick off with a race car show at Recreation Lanes in Iron Mountain on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The show will be followed by a practice session open to cars in any division that take part in the show from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $10 per ...

Baseball: Stanish, Kingsford hold off IM 5-3

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QUINNESEC — Kingsford held off a late push by rival Iron Mountain for a 5-3 win on Thursday. The Flivvers (5-11) were helped by Ben Stanish's strong performance on the mound. He threw 101 pitches across six innings and struck out eight while walking three. He gave up three runs on four ...

Long Lake club to host trap league, open shooting

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LONG LAKE, Wis. — The Big 4-Plus Sportsman’s Club in Long Lake will have an open trap shooting and Summer Trap League at 6 p.m. Mondays. Open trap shooting already has begun and will continue through September. The league officially begins June 3 and runs for 10 weeks. The league is ...

Returning birds make for a rainbow at the feeders

Outdoors

Surprise — the Notebook is making a slightly early appearance this week. Advertising for Saturday’s paper left no space for an Outdoor page — trust me, being squeezed out by ads is a good thing in this business these days — so rather than skip a week, it’s running today. As ...

Bruins win, reach Stanley Cup Final

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Boston's top line kept finding ways to score, especially on the power play. With a chance to clinch another series, Tuukka Rask was perfect — again. Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern ...

DNR fishing report: Walleye, pike season now open

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Walleye and pike season for the Upper Peninsula Great Lakes, inland waters and the St. Marys River opened Wednesday. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reports the opener should have been good, as water temperatures move up to the low to mid 40s. Trout fishing still was slow in the ...

Springer twins, Beaster take top Bobcats’ honors

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence High School’s formula for selecting the premier student-athletes came up with senior Evan Beaster for the boys and a tie for the girls during the school’s 50th annual awards ceremony Wednesday The Springer twins, juniors Jenna and Jordyn, shared the Ginny ...