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Flivvers hold off Nordics in girls opener

FELCH TOWNSHIP — Kingsford girls varsity basketball coach Jon Lorenzoni said there was plenty of first-game rust in his team, but the Flivvers fought off a spirited effort by host North Dickinson to post a 48-37 non-conference victory on Tuesday. “The game kind of ebbed and flowed,” ...

Florence shakes off rust for win at home

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence boys varsity basketball team might have been a tad rusty coming off a holiday break, according to Bobcats coach Bryan Bomberg, but they still dominated visiting Wausaukee for a 54-21 win Tuesday night. The host Bobcats (2-0) held Wausaukee (0-2) to just 12 ...

Mettlach named head football coach at Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech Athletic Director Suzanne Sanregret announced Tuesday that head football coach Steve Olson’s contract has not been renewed. Associate head coach and offensive coordinator Dan Mettlach has been named the new head coach of the Huskies, effective immediately. Olson ...

Allen, Bucks edge Knicks in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 37 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists, then Grayson Allen made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 30 seconds left after his superstar teammate fouled out to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 109-103 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday ...

World Cup: US wins 1-0, knocks out Iran

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Christian Pulisic gave his body for his country, scoring the goal that advanced the United States in the World Cup while crashing into the goalkeeper. Pulisic’s 38th-minute goal lifted the U.S. over Iran 1-0 on Tuesday in a politically charged rematch of their famous ...

He’ll be back! Rodgers plans to play versus Bears

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he expects to play Sunday at Chicago after a rib injury knocked him out of a 40-33 loss at Philadelphia. “I got good news with the scans yesterday, so I plan on playing this week,” Rodgers said Tuesday on “The Pat ...