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IM, FP to face off for 8th grade hoops title

CRYSTAL FALLS — Semifinal round tournament games in the B Division of the 7th and 8th-grade brackets were held Monday night at the Forest Park School gymnasiums. In 7th grade action, West Iron County defeated Niagara 23-15, and Norway defeated North Dickinson 24-6. West Iron will face ...

DAHA: Last chance registration Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN - Dickinson Amateur Hockey Association is holding a last-chance registration for the upcoming 2019-20 season on Thursday, October 17 from 5-7 p.m. at Mountain View Ice Arena. DAHA is one of the lowest-cost youth hockey programs in the U.P. and offers families the opportunity to ...

Flivvers flip Menominee

KINGSFORD — The Menominee Lady Maroons came out of the gates strong but Kingsford recovered and dominated the rest of the way, in a 3-1 (18-25, 25-14, 25-12, 25-9) Great Northern Conference volleyball victory Monday night in the Kingsford Middle School Gymnasium. “We beat ourselves up in ...

Munising sweeps North Central

POWERS — Sometimes in volleyball all you need is a little bit of momentum. That proved to be the case here Monday as the Munising Mustangs overcame a sluggish start to win the first set and carry that momentum to a 3-0 (26-24, 25-19, 25-17) sweep of North Central. The Mustangs (3-8) created ...

FG pushes Green Bay past Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It took Mason Crosby 13 seasons to perform his first Lambeau Leap. The 35-year-old kicker nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired and jumped into the crowd with a boost from long snapper Hunter Bradley after he finished off a rally for the Green Bay Packers, who ...

Kingsford adding JV softball next spring

KINGSFORD - The Breitung Township Board approved a girls junior varsity softball team for the spring of 2020 season on a trial basis. Conditions include a minimum of 25 girls participating and the program will be evaluated on a year-to-year basis. Dan Cram, parent and vice president of ...

Forest Park: Eagles forfeit

CRYSTAL FALLS — Stephenson will forfeit its eight-player football game against Forest Park, which had been scheduled for Thursday at Stephenson, school officials said. Forest Park is now looking for a new opponent.

Volleyball: WIAA tourney

NIAGARA, Wis. — In WIAA Volleyball tournament first-round action, Florence will travel to Niagara on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. Head coach Carol St. Arnauld’s Badgers are the No. 4 seed, while Florence and head coach Joan Canfield are the No. 5 seed. Goodman-Pembine is the No. 6 seed in ...

Bears place Long on IR

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears returned to work Monday after their bye week elated to have several missing pieces back but without key players from their front line on both sides of the ball. Right guard Kyle Long went on season-ending injured reserve because of a hip injury, ...

Snowy Homecoming

Flakes were flying for the annual Northern Elite homecoming contest at Goodman Football Field in Goodman, Wis. on Saturday The Predators hosted Coleman, falling 56-0. See today's paper for the game recap.

Rodgers returns to his ‘special’ place

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers loves playing on Monday night. Growing up in Northern California, Rodgers would watch the long-running “Monday Night Football” games, hum the theme song and dream of being a part of the prime-time show. “When you’re also a lover of the game and ...

Jets demolish Newberry, 54-0

POWERS — Top-ranked North Central had an answer for nearly everything Newberry tried to do here Saturday in a 54-0 eight-player football victory over the Newberry Indians. The Jets’ defense limited the Indians to 73 yards in total offense in this non-conference contest. “Our team is ...

Tech outlasts NMU 24-20

HOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Tech claimed the Miner’s Cup for the 10th straight time on Saturday, defeating Northern Michigan 24-20 in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference battle at Sherman Field at Kearly Stadium Saturday. The Huskies pulled ahead for good with 7:24 to play ...

Coleman zaps Preds

GOODMAN, WIS — Coleman had the upper hand on Northern Elite Saturday during a snowy, cold and blustery homecoming contest, taking a 56-0 Marinette-Oconto-Northern Lakes-Packerland Conference decision. The annual celebration held at the Goodman Football Field was bittersweet for the ...

Iron Mountain reaches 7-0

IRON MOUNTAIN - Caleb Evosevich-Hynes ran for 153 yards and tallied three touchdowns, while Marcus Johnson threw for 154 yards and two scores, as Iron Mountain whacked Hancock 42-6 Friday evening in a West PAC Copper Division contest at Mountaineer Stadium. “I thought it was a good team ...

Michigan coaches salute Tomassoni

MOUNT PLEASANT — The late Ron Tomassoni of Iron Mountain was selected by the Michigan High School Coaches Association as the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award. MHSCA held its annual awards ceremony recently in the Bovee Center on the campus of Central Michigan University. ...

Flivvs rip Red Wing

KINGSFORD — On a night where there was plenty of distractions, positive distractions, but distractions nonetheless, the Kingsford Flivvers and head coach Mark Novara took care of business on the field, defeating the Red Wing Wingers 41-6 Friday at Flivver Field. It was Veterans Night, ...

Late score lifts Knights

GWINN — Josh Gendron scored on a seven-yard run with less than two minutes remaining to lift Norway past Gwinn 28-20 in a West PAC Iron Division game Friday. Gendron’s TD broke a 20-20 tie that had held since halftime. A conversion pass from Gannon Bray to Kody Hendricks was the final ...

Norway going to 8-player?

NORWAY — The Norway-Vulcan School District will look into the possibility of switching to eight-player football, perhaps a season or two down the road, the high school athletic director said. Joe Tinti, who also is the high school principal, got the school board’s unanimous permission ...

Trojans topple Nordics

CRYSTAL FALLS — Tommy Peltoma threw for 154 yards and three touchdowns as Forest Park defeated North Dickinson 60-12 in a Great Lakes Conference eight-player game Friday. The Trojans (5-2, 2-1) led just 8-6 midway through the second quarter. “My boys played a great game, as well as ...