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Tennis sweep for West Iron ladies

ISHPEMING — In non-conference girls tennis Thursday, West Iron defeated Ishpeming 8-0. “It was cold and wet, but we snuck the meet in” said West Iron coach Joe Serbentas. “All the matches went smooth. Kali Dennis (WIC) versus Ella Luke (ISH) was a very competitive match. Best match of ...

8th-grade hoops: Coaching change

NORWAY — The Norway-Vulcan School Board hired Jordan Stevenson as eighth grade boys basketball coach. He replaces Jalen Bal who stepped down. Brian Adams remains seventh grade boys coach.

KHS tennis: Schedule change

KINGSFORD - The Kingsford girls tennis match against Gladstone from Wednesday, Sept. 11 was canceled. The Flivvers will now host the Braves on Thursday, Sept. 26.

Prep Football — Unbeaten Ishpeming heading to Norway

NORWAY — Having dropped their season opener to Lake Linden-Hubbell on Labor Day weekend at Ronberg Field 32-14, the Norway Knights and first-year head coach Scott Popp traveled to Munising last week, shutting out the host Mustangs 14-0 in West PAC Iron Division play. The Knights now welcome ...

Dantonio one win to record at MSU

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio’s name will soon stand alone atop the list of all-time winningest football coaches at Michigan State. On the cusp of breaking Duffy Daugherty’s record, Dantonio said he is thankful for all the people on the field, sideline and behind the scenes ...

No dish needed for NFC North

AP Photo Chicago linebacker Khalil Mack rushes in against the Packers during last week’s season opener that Green Bay won 10-3. All four NFC teams will be available on local television Sunday. The Packers host the Vikings at noon on FOX UP. Detroit’s home opener against the Los Angeles ...

Patriots volleyball heads to Coleman on winning streak

PEMBINE — Goodman-Pembine hosted White Lake in Northern Lakes Conference girls volleyball action Tuesday evening, prevailing in three sets 25-7, 25-10, 25-13. On Saturday the cooperative Lady Patriots of the Goodman-Armstrong Creek and Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine school districts, hosted a dual ...

KHS boosters: Food drive

KINGSFORD - The Kingsford Athletic Booster Club is hosting a Food Drive to support the Breitung Township School’s Backpack Blessings during the Flivvers vs. Escanaba football game on Friday, Sept. 27. Backpack Blessings is a program that sends food home each weekend to children in need. ...

Flivvers unable to hold lead at Marinette

MARINETTE — The Marinette boys soccer team was feeling under the weather but penalties proved to be the perfect medicine, with three penalty kicks proving to be the difference in a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over Kingsford Tuesday. “Some of our players weren’t 100 percent fit ...

A scorcher

IRON MOUNTAIN — Will somebody please turn on the air conditioner? If it were possible to run cross country meets indoors, that request would have likely been granted here Tuesday. Since that’s not the case, runners had to be prepared to deal with the heat and humidity in the Kingsford ...

Eskymos trip Flivvers

KINGSFORD — Nicole Kamin proved too tall a task for the Kingsford Flivvers Tuesday evening. The 5-foot-11 middle hitter swatted a game-high 26 kills, powering Escanaba to a 3-1 (16-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-21) Great Northern Conference volleyball victory. Libero Jalin Olson added a match-best ...

Lady Trojans dominate

POWERS — The Forest Park volleyball team took care of the North Central Jets 3-0 (25-9, 25-14, 25-13) here Tuesday in Skyline Central Conference action. In all three sets, the Jets kept up with the Trojans for the first 15-to-20 points but were quickly overcome by Forest Park service ...

IM downs Norway, 3-0

IRON MOUNTAIN — Serving is a part of the game of volleyball that can be game changing for one team versus another. In the Mountaineer gymnasium on Tuesday, the hosts were nearly as efficient as possible in their serving percentage. Iron Mountain swept Norway 3-0 in non-conference ...

Prep tennis action

Matt McCarthy/The Daily News Photo West Iron County’s Kali Dennis returns a shot during her No. 2 singles contest against Iron Mountain’s Claire Mongrain during a match Tuesday in Iron Mountain. Area courts were full of action with the Mountaineers hosting the Wykons and Kingsford ...

Escanaba edges Kingsford

KINGSFORD — In Great Northern Conference girls tennis action Tuesday, the Escanaba Eskimos defeated the host Kingsford Flivvers 5-3. The singles matches were split, with Escanaba winning the top two flights, and Kingsford winning flight No. 3 and No. 4. In the doubles matches, the Lady ...

GIRLS TENNIS: Wykons down Iron Mountain, 5-3

IRON MOUNTAIN — In non-conference girls tennis Tuesday, the Lady Wykons of West Iron County defeated Iron Mountain 5-3. The three-location meet was played in warm September weather. “Over the last few matches, I’ve been very happy with the play of our singles players. They’re veteran ...

Brewers beat Marlins, lose Yelich for season

MIAMI (AP) — Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers didn’t need this kind of break. Trying to catch up in the wild-card race, the Brewers instead saw the reigning NL MVP foul a ball off himself and go down with a broken right kneecap Tuesday night. “We don’t have a definitive ...

Girls Tennis: Mountaineers thump Gwinn

GWINN — Iron Mountain posted a pair of victories over Gwinn here Monday, completing a weather-shortened match from earlier this month, 7-1, before posting a 6-2 triumph. Singles sweeps in both matches helped propel the Mountaineers. Iron Mountain resumes action Thursday, hosting ...

Brewers top Marlins for 4th straight win

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Trent Grisham is enjoying being part of a race for a postseason berth. Grisham had a career-high five hits and drove in two runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers won their fourth straight, 8-3 over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. “He plays with a smile on his face, but ...

Girls tennis: Miners down Flivvers

KINGSFORD - Lizzy Cross notched a No. 4 singles victory against Negaunee Monday at the Kingsford High School tennis facility, but the Flivvers fell to the Miners 7-1. Kingsford returns to action this afternoon, hosting Escanaba in a rescheduled match from August 27. Results follow: NEGAUNEE ...