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Bobcats crown Knights for road win

NORWAY — What looked like an intriguing boys varsity non-conference matchup between two hot teams ended up in a lopsided affair Thursday night as Florence dispensed Norway 57-32 at Norway High School. The Bobcats, now winners of four straight, held the host Knights to just two points ...

Rivalry game rescheduled

MARQUETTE — Fans looking forward to seeing two regional hockey teams clash in Marquette will have to wait, though just a couple of days. The Michigan Tech at Northern Michigan men’s hockey game, originally scheduled for Friday at the Berry Events Center in Marquette has been moved to ...

Packers’ Campbell’s bet on himself pays huge dividends

Green Bay Packers linebacker De’Vondre Campbell remembers every critical comment he received after fighting through nagging injuries while playing for the Arizona Cardinals last season. He used it as motivation to become the first Packers inside linebacker to earn first-team All-Pro honors ...

Ceremony set for Jan. 28 at FP

CRYSTAL FALLS — Forest Park will host a ceremony Jan. 28 to introduce and congratulate the 14 basketball players who have earned the honor of being in the Mark Nylund Memorial 1,000 point club. The Forest Park Sports Boosters, with the help of Mark Nylund’s family, recently created ...

49ers, Packers hope to avoid special teams mishaps in playoff matchup

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan has a simple request for the San Francisco 49ers special teams units each week. With a dynamic offense and fearsome pass rush leading a stout defense, he just wants to avoid catastrophes in the kicking game. “My number one goal is to not ...

Packers set to face playoff nemesis 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers memorably vowed after his 2005 draft day snub that the San Francisco 49ers would be more disappointed for passing him up at No. 1 than he would be at sliding to No. 24. While that proclamation has been true for most of the past decade-plus, ...