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Norway trio named all-state HM

GLADWIN, Mich. — The 2021 Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association all-state selections were announced earlier this week. In Division 4, a trio of Norway Knights were tabbed as honorable mentions. Juniors Averie Popp, outfield, and Kali Stanchina, pitcher, as well as sophomore ...

Lincoln, 4 Lady Badgers tabbed to M&O baseball and softball first teams

NEW FRANKEN, Wis. — The Marinette-Oconto Conference released its 2021 all-conference selections for softball and baseball on Wednesday. Niagara has representation in both sports. The Lady Badgers have a total of seven players on the softball all-conference team, with four first teamers. ...

Youth soccer camp to begin Monday, ages 7 to 18

IRON MOUNTAIN — Northern Stars will host a youth soccer camp next week at St. Mary’s Soccer Complex in Breitung Township from Monday through Thursday. Coaches from St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wis., will direct the camp, which is open to all interested players ages 7 to 18. For ...

Hawks beat Bucks 116-113 in Game 1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Trae Young scored 48 points, Clint Capela converted a go-ahead putback with 29.8 seconds left and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 116-113 on Wednesday night to open the Eastern Conference finals. The Hawks improved to 6-2 in road playoff games this year and ...

Gordon to leave Fox booth for daily role at Hendrick

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon will leave the Fox Sports booth to take a daily role at Hendrick Motorsports as vice chairman and the second-ranking team official to majority owner Rick Hendrick. Wednesday’s announcement positions the four-time champion and Hall of Famer to one day ...

Sweet(s) Talk: Silence isn’t golden in the land of ‘Green and Gold’

Appearing on the Big Show Network recently, Pro Football Hall of Fame general manager Ron Wolf complained about current NFL quarterbacks trying to take charge of their careers, existing contractual commitments to their current teams notwithstanding. “We have a lot of divas playing in the ...