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‘Cats earn conference win

FLORENCE, Wis. — A strong start can go along away, especially when your opponent claws its way back late in the contest. Taking a 22-6 lead into the final stanza, Florence held on for a 28-20 win over Elcho-White Lake in a Marinette-Oconto Northern Lakes Packerland 8 Conference West Division ...

Badgers claim M&O volleyball championship

LENA, Wis. — In their regular season and conference finale, Niagara’s volleyball team swept a triangular from host Lena, 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-12) and Gillett 3-0 (25-10, 25-10, 25-11) Thursday night at Lena High School. In the process, the Lady Badgers clinched the 2021 Marinette-Oconto ...

Bluejays nip KHS soccer

PHELPS, Wis. — In a boys soccer game, Kingsford was defeated, 3-2 Thursday night by Wisconsin opponent Three Lakes-Phelps. Three Lakes scored two goals in the first half, making it 2-0 at the break. Kingsford’s Dennis Neuens scored two goals in the second half to tie it up, but the ...

Stearns says Brewers don’t know cause of Yelich’s struggles

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns says nobody has been able to figure out the cause of Christian Yelich’s hitting struggles over the past couple of seasons. “I think if we did, if Christian knew exactly what happened, it’s easier to ...

Runners take on ‘Leif’ course

NORWAY — Sunday’s Leif Run at Marion Park drew a mix of experienced runners and beginners on a wet morning with rain threatening. The course winds through the Myr wetlands area. Men’s 5K champion was Jeffrey Van Holla, Iron Mountain (25:37); Ladies champ was Debbie Ratkovich of ...