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Girls basketball: Forest Park holds off Bobcats

FLORENCE, Wis. — Forest Park got the ball to the right girl and held off Florence 63-59 in a non-conference basketball game Monday. Elle Soderberg scored three straight baskets and added a free throw in the final two minutes for the rusty Lady Trojans (7-4), who last played on Jan. 24 ...

Boys basketball: Trojans fall to Cougars

CRYSTAL FALLS — Forest Park succumbed to cold shooting in a 53-47 loss to Superior Central on Monday. The Trojans (7-8) shot 17 of 55 (31 percent) on the night. “Just had another night of the ball wouldn’t drop for us in the first half,” Forest Park head coach Chris Nocerini said. ...

Three weekend ski jumping competitions held at Pine Mt.

IRON MOUNTAIN — Marius Lindvik capped the 2019 Continental Cup Ski Jump weekend with a win Sunday at Pine Mountain. Lindvik, 20, jumped 133.5 meters (438 feet) in his second jump after a 124.5 meter (408 feet) jump on his first attempt to garner 271.6 points. Sunday’s win was ...

Perfection

ESCANABA — Perfection. That’s probably the only way to describe Jordan Kraemer’s performance against Bryant & Stratton College. Kraemer finished a combined 21-of-21 from the field and free throw line for a season-high 31 points to lead the Bay Norse past the Bobcats 76-58 here ...

U-M gains revenge

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Michigan avenged its loss to Wisconsin last month — and coach John Beilein wants no part of a rubber match against the Badgers. “Ethan Happ said to me after the game: ‘I hope to see you again this season,’” Beilein said. “No Ethan. I don’t want to see you ...

Streaking Blackhawks clip Wings for 7th straight win

CHICAGO (AP) — Dominik Kahun has turned into a dangerous scoring option for the Chicago Blackhawks. Playing with Dylan Strome and Alex DeBrincat sure helps. Kahun had two goals and an assist, Cam Ward made 43 saves and the Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Sunday for their ...

Carney-Nadeau rally sinks Jets

CARNEY — Carney-Nadeau came from behind to overpower North Central 50-46 in a Skyline Central Conference girls basketball game here Saturday. The Wolves were trailing 41-32 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but their perseverance paid off when Tessa Wagner, who went 9-of-9 from the ...

Badgers turn back STAA, Pristelski

MARINETTE, Wis. — Niagara overcame 30 points from Alexa Pristelski to beat St. Thomas Aquinas Academy 64-51 in M&O Conference girls basketball Saturday. The Badgers (15-4, 9-4), led by 18 points apiece from Cassie Gill and Jessica Oratch, moved to a 35-17 lead at halftime. Pristelski ...

Storm’s Mascarette wins fourth regional

CRANDON, Wis. — Northwoods Storm’s Tristen Mascarette earned his fourth WIAA regional wrestling title and trip to the sectionals Saturday. Mascarette (34-4) pinned Lucas Bean of Three Lakes/Phelps in the second period to win the 120-pound title. The senior from Florence pinned Elijah ...

IM’s Stroud, Burklund armed with district titles

MUNISING — District champions Parker Stroud and Caleb Burklund along with seven other Iron Mountain wrestlers are off to the MHSAA Division 4 individual regional in Charlevoix. In Saturday’s district, Stroud captured the 112-pound title while Burklund claimed 189-pound honors. “I am ...

Six Flivvers bound for regional

GRAYLING — Kingsford’s Eddie Cardew wrestled to runner-up laurels Saturday in the 285-pound division at the MHSAA Division 3 individual district tournament. Cardew and five other Flivvers qualified for the regional in Kalkaska. “This is the most that we’ve ever sent down to ...

Niagara LL sign-up date

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara Area Little League will continue baseball and softball registration from 3 p.m. to 5:30 Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Niagara High School cafeteria. Niagara Area Little League will field softball teams for ages 7-9, 10-12 and 13-16; baseball for ages 7-8, 9-10 and ...

Bike races, run Feb. 23

QUINNESEC — The Dickinson County Bike Path Committee will host a fat tire race and ultra run on Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Fumee Lake Natural Area. The Frostbitten 50k Ultra Run will begin at 8 a.m., followed shortly by the Snotscycle Fat Tire Race. The run offers distances of 10k, 25k and ...

Youth soccer sets sign-up

IRON MOUNTAIN — Northern Soccer League’s Soccer Association for Youth has begun registration. Sign-up can be performed at tshq.bluesombrero.com/northernmichiganleague. NSL board members will assist parents or guardians with registration on Saturday, Feb. 16, and March 2, both from 9 am ...

Ski jumps: Lindvik wins Sunday competition

IRON MOUNTAIN — Marius Lindvik capped the 2019 Continental Cup Ski Jump weekend with a win Sunday at Pine Mountain. Lindvik, 20, jumped 133.5 meters (438 feet) in his second jump after a 124.5 meter (408 feet) jump on his first attempt to garner 271.6 points. Sunday's win was Lindvik's ...

Boys basketball: IM eases past Gwinn, 76-37

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain settled into its prolific offense early and cruised to a 76-37 win over Gwinn to clinch the Mid-Peninsula Conference on Friday. The Mountaineers (15-0) were led by Foster Wonders’ 27 points while Marcus Johnson had a double-double with 20 points and 11 ...

Boys basketball: Norway holds off Nordics, 51-44

NORWAY — Norway blanked North Dickinson for the final four minutes and defeated the Nordics 51-44 in Skyline Central Conference boys basketball Friday. The Nordics (8-8, 5-3) held a 44-40 lead in the fourth quarter when the Knights (6-9, 4-3) got going behind Kody Hendricks. Hendricks, a ...

Girls Basketball: WIC third quarter clips Modeltowners

GWINN — West Iron County, led by Eden Golliher’s 23 points, downed Gwinn 58-46 in West PAC girls basketball Friday. Golliher scored 10 first-quarter points as the Wykons (12-2, 7-2) held a 15-14 lead. “Nice victory after a long road trip,” said Coach Eric Shamion, whose Wykons opened ...

Girls Basketball: Unbeaten Cardinals overwhelm LadyCats

FLORENCE, Wis. — Crandon stayed unbeaten in Northern Lakes Conference girls basketball with a 72-45 win over Florence on Friday. The Cardinals forced 26 first-half turnovers and led 44-15 at the break. “It was a very physical game,” said Florence coach Brad Perry. “We’ll take some ...

Golf: Symetra Tour announces schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Symetra Tour has released the official 2019 “Road to the LPGA” schedule, featuring 24 tournaments — the most in a season since 1988 — and $4 million in purses, marking the first time in the 39-year history of the Tour that plateau has been surpassed. More ...