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Football: Florence beats Port Edwards, 44-12

WESTON, Wis. — Florence relied a steady ground attack for a 44-12 win over Port Edwards on Friday. The Bobcats (5-0) were helped by three ball carriers each with more than 100 rushing yards. Eric DeCremer rushed 176 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries. Toby Wheeler had 136 yards and a ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: More IM football ties to Portland

ScuttleBu(r)t ... There’s another Iron Mountain connection to Portland High School athletics. Jacob Veale, son of Portland AD and 1989 IMHS grad Kevin Veale, stood out in the Lansing area school’s 33-12 win over Sexton. The senior back wound up with three touchdowns and 79 yards on 12 ...

Football: Flivvs set for Wausau East on Saturday

KINGSFORD — Kingsford takes on another Wisconsin opponent Saturday afternoon. The Flivvers (1-3) opened the season with losses to Wisconsin unbeatens Menasha, St. Mary’s Springs and Fond du Lac. Wausau East (1-4) comes nowhere close to the credentials of the previous Dairy State foes but ...

Football: Mountaineers face Broncos in 2nd meeting

Iron Mountain looks to keep momentum going in a West PAC crossover game against Bark River-Harris this week. The Mountaineers (3-1) are coming off a 35-7 win over rival Norway at Ronberg Field. Bark River-Harris (1-3), meanwhile, is looking to keep its own momentum going. The Broncos are ...

High school football: Week 5 matchups

Here are this week's high school football matchups: Friday, Sept. 21 Iron Mountain (3-1) vs. Bark River-Harris (1-3). Last week: Iron Mountain beat Norway, 35-7. Bark River-Harris beat Gogebic, 7-6. Norway (2-2) at Calumet (4-0). Last week: Norway lost to Iron Mountain, 35-7. Calumet beat ...

Volleyball: Kingsford edges IM, 3-2

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Twin City high schools needed five sets to settle their volleyball rivalry Tuesday. Olivia Allen’s kill and Maggie Strehlow’s ace serve snapped a 15-15 tie in the fifth set as Kingsford outlasted Iron Mountain 3-2 (25-16, 21-25, 25-23, 21-25, 17-15). “To win in ...

Football: Manistique program at crossroads with shortage

By MARK JOHNSON For The Daily News MANISTIQUE — For the third time in five weeks of the season, the Manistique Emeralds forfeited because of a lack of players. Manistique was scheduled to play Westwood Friday in the new West PAC Conference. Manistique athletic director Rob Ryan made ...

Soccer: Gribble’s save sparks Flivvs’ win

KINGSFORD — A save by Ethan Gribble on a penalty kick ignited Kingsford in a 4-2 win over Lakeland on Tuesday. Gribble's save with about 10 minutes to go came with the Flivvers down 2-1. His save, a diving one-handed stop on a low shot by Brandon Boh immediately riled teammates, who gained ...

Volleyball: Suring outlasts Niagara

SURING, Wis. — Suring topped Niagara 3-2 (11-25, 25-19, 25-13, 23-25, 15-8) in M&O Conference volleyball Tuesday. “My team came out and played strong the first game,” said Niagara head coach Carol St. Arnauld. “Then we went into the next few games and completely lost ...

Soccer: IM sets pace in 2-0 win over Flivvs

KINGSFORD — A pair of first half goals propelled Iron Mountain in a 2-0 win over rival Kingsford at Commemorative Field on Monday. Jurgen Kleiman reigned in the ball and buried a shot to give Iron Mountain the lead nearly halfway though the first half. Almost 20 minutes later, David Brule ...

Dick Allen to enter NMU Sports Hall of Fame

MARQUETTE — Five individuals and one team will be inducted into the Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame on Friday. Football and track standout Richard "Dick" Allen, a former Iron Mountain High School administrator and coach, will be one of this year's inductees. Allen was the ...

Volleyball: IM beats Manistique

MANISTIQUE — Iron Mountain bounced back from a first-set loss to beat Manistique 3-1 (13-25, 25-19, 25-9, 25-9) in West PAC volleyball Monday. The Emeralds opened with a six-point run and 19-10 lead in the first set. “The Emeralds came out in the first set swinging hard,” said Iron ...

Football: IM takes control, sinks Norway

NORWAY — Two heat waves rolled through Ronberg Field on Friday night. First, it was 82-degree sunny weather. From the second quarter on, it was Iron Mountain in a 35-7 win over Norway in a West PAC crossover game. The Mountaineers (3-1) scored 28 unanswered points to secure the win. ...

Football: Bobcats rout Wolves, 62-6

FLORENCE, Wis. — Unbeaten Florence rolled to a 48-6 halftime lead and spilled Carney-Nadeau 62-6 in eight-player football Friday at Landry Field. Joe Walstrom scored three touchdowns and Toby Wheeler ran 52 yards for a touchdown and opened the scoring with a 20-yard pass to Evan ...

Prep football: Jets jolt Ontonagon

EWEN — North Central routed Ontonagon 59-0 in Great Lakes Eight football Friday. "North Central is really good," Gladiator coach Ben Mayer said. "It was a very tough match-up for us. They have good speed players and big, strong, quick guys on the line. They spread out your defense with ...

Football: Calumet routs WIC

IRON RIVER — Quarterback Brent Loukus and Matt Ojala each accounted for three scores as undefeated Calumet clubbed West Iron County 43-6 in a West PAC crossover football game at Nelson Field. Calumet (4-0) also capitalized on three WIC (3-1) turnovers. The Copper Kings never punted and the ...

Football: Defense spurs Flivvers in 33-14 win over Gladstone

KINGSFORD — Kingsford quarterback Luke Terrian returned to the lineup and the defense created a couple scores as Kingsford downed Gladstone 33-14 in Great Northern Conference football Friday at Flivver Field. The Flivvers (1-3, 1-0) started the season with losses to three standout Wisconsin ...

Football: Northern Elite blanks Suring, 34-0

NIAGARA, Wis. — Defense helped Northern Elite roll in a 34-0 MONLPC-Small win over Suring on Friday. Brent Dumke had a 60-yard interception return and 93-yard fumble return, both for touchdowns. The Predators also notched 290 yards of offense all on the ground. Dumke also had a 48-yard ...

Football: Trojans overcome Stephenson, 48-40

CRYSTAL FALLS — Forest Park handed Stephenson its first defeat, scoring in the final minute for 48-40 Great Lakes Eight Conference West Division victory Friday. Tommy Showers capped a 62-yard drive, hauling in a 7-yard pass from Tommy Peltoma with 24 seconds remaining to break a 40-40 ...

Soccer: Flivvers fall to Three Lakes

KINGSFORD — A halftime adjustment kept Kingsford's offense off of Three Lakes' back in the Bluejays' 4-2 win on Thursday. The Flivvers (2-4) found two goals from Ben Backlund in the first half but were shut out in the second half after Three Lakes moved a player from the midfield to the ...