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Norway 9-10s power past Birmingham to open state tournament at Marion Park

NORWAY — An all-around solid performance, keyed by a four-run first inning, propelled Norway past Birmingham 11-1 in five innings in their opening game of pool play in the Michigan Little League state tournament for 9- and 10-year-olds at Marion Park in Norway. As the visiting team via a ...

Anderson’s walk-off HR gives Greens a win over Gladstone

GLADSTONE — Momentum shifted back and forth between the Dickinson County Greens and Gladstone Indians but ultimately ended in favor of the Greens in the bottom of the seventh as they won 6-5 Thursday night in Gladstone on opening day of the American Legion Zone Tournament. With a runner — ...

Michigan defenseman 1st pick in NHL draft

The NHL draft turned Michigan maize and blue Friday night. And there’s a Hughes sibling reunion set to happen in New Jersey. The Buffalo Sabres opened the draft by selecting Wolverines defenseman Owen Power with the top pick, and were immediately followed by the expansion Seattle Kraken ...

Forest Park meeting Aug. 5

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Forest Park Athletic Code meeting for all sports for the 2021-22 school year will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, in the multipurpose room. All athletes in grades 6 through 12, as well as parents/guardians must attend if planning to participate during the next ...

Crew clubs White Sox

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tyrone Taylor hit a grand slam to cap the Milwaukee Brewers’ six-run outburst in the seventh inning of a 7-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. White Sox manager Tony La Russa and outfielder Tim Anderson were both ejected by plate umpire John Libka in the ...

Many questions as NFL training camps open

From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL faces a multitude of questions as training camps open. At least in 2021 there is the knowledge — and lessons learned — from completing last season during a ...