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Rare combination

Local Sports

IRON MOUNTAIN — It’s rare that a high school coach has a Hall of Fame career, but when two coaches from the same school get inducted in their respective sports in the same calendar year, that’s very rare. Very, very rarely are the two Hall of Fame coaches married to one another. On ...

Rodgers to play despite toe injury

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers hasn’t practiced all week due to a toe injury but is expected to play Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. Rodgers said Wednesday he has a toe fracture and that the injury occurred while he was working out at home during ...

No. 6 Baylor beats MSU for title

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PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — James Akinjo held the MVP trophy as he danced on the court in a crowd of his new Baylor teammates. Around him bounced talented freshmen and multiple guys thriving in larger roles. The sixth-ranked Bears have a different look from last year’s run to the ...

Northern lakes start turning to ice … in more ways than one

Outdoors

A sign of the season and the region: Six Mile Lake a week ago had only an edging of ice along the shorelines but by midweek was almost covered over — and had a fisherman willing to risk venturing out, though not far from shore. Ice doesn’t begin to form in earnest on a lake until it has ...

Deer season in final days; snowmobile club gears up

Outdoors

IRON MOUNTAIN — Tri-County Snowmobile Club is raising funds to offset the purchase of a new brush cutter to help maintain its trail system. Go to http://www.tricountysnowclub.org/ for more information. The club’s next scheduled meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, at Waucedah Township ...

OSU, U-M clash tops Big Ten slate

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Things to watch during Week 13 of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 2 Ohio State at No. 6 Michigan The stakes are as they should be for a late November showdown between top-10 teams: winner goes to the Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis next week and is the ...