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Knights blank Ironwood

IRONWOOD — Ironwood football was back at Longyear Field Friday night for the first time since 2016. “It was awesome. It was amazing,” Ironwood coach Kevin Lane said. “I expected a big crowd, but I didn’t expect what we had today and how loud and excited they were.” The result ...

Iron Mountain crushes L’Anse

L’ANSE — Max Jayne returned the opening kickoff 78 yards for a touchdown and Joe Colavecchi tossed three scoring passes as Iron Mountain defeated L’Anse 42-0 in WestPAC Copper Division football Friday. “It was a great team win,” said Mountaineers coach Robin Marttila. “Max Jayne ...

Brewers clinch 4th straight playoff berth with win vs Cubs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Piña homered twice, Eduardo Escobar and Jace Peterson also connected, and the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their fourth straight postseason berth with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. The Brewers won for the seventh time in nine games to ensure ...

Gladiators top Nordics

FELCH TOWNSHIP — Ontonagon quarterback Jaden Boreseth ran for five scores and rushed for over 300 yards as the visiting Gladiators powered past North Dickinson 54-14 in a Great Lakes 8 Conference West Division game at James D. Priestap Memorial Field Friday night. Boreseth, a Ewen-Trout ...

Spartans run: Michigan State rolls past No. 24 Miami, 38-17

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Michigan State spent the week preparing for a fight. That was the analogy that the Spartans used all week, telling each other that their game at Miami would be a grind-it-out bout decided in the later rounds. Sure enough, it happened. And the Spartans were the ...

Trojans force 5 turnovers in win

STEPHENSON — Forest Park overcame an early 14-6 deficit and roared to a 50-14 win in Great Lakes Conference 8-player football Friday. “A slow start, but the kids came together,” said Trojans (4-0) head coach Brian Fabbri. Sam McKissack was the centerpiece of the Forest Park offense, ...