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Local prep sports events against Escanaba postponed/canceled

IRON MOUNTAIN — Due to Escanaba Public Schools immediate closure until Monday, Oct. 12 due to COVID-19, the following local prep sporting events are canceled.  — Norway at Escanaba girls tennis scheduled for this afternoon, is canceled and will not be made up. — Kingsford at Escanaba ...

Packers’ Davante Adams unsure of his status for Saints game

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer Green Bay wide receiver Davante Adams says he doesn’t know yet whether he’ll be able to play Sunday night at New Orleans after leaving the Packers’ previous game early with a hamstring injury. “It’s too early to tell,” Adams said Wednesday. ...

Serving lifts Flivvers

IRON MOUNTAIN — Strong serving and good communication — Kingsford’s volleyball team had both — as they defeated Iron Mountain in straight sets Tuesday night, 3-0 (25-10, 25-10, 25-21) in non-conference action at Mountaineer Gymnasium. Kingsford got out to a 6-0 lead on the serving of ...

Wisconsin girls volleyball round up

Florence prevails in straight sets PHELPS, Wis. — The Florence Ladycats traveled to Phelps on Tuesday and stifled the Knights 3-0 (25-9, 25-3, 25-11) in Northern Lakes Conference volleyball action. “Serving was fantastic with Lacey Enders serving 21 points, nine being aces,” said ...

Wykon netters blank Norway, 8-0

STAMBAUGH — West Iron County’s girls tennis team hosted non-conference foe Norway Monday afternoon at Nelson Field Tennis Courts. The Wykons defeated the Lady Knights 8-0. “This was a great way to finish the duel match season. Livea (Mazurek) and Tori (Bociek) went out on a high note ...

Votto homers, Bauer sharp as surging Reds top Brewers, 6-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — The grounds crew that had been banging drums and raising a din in the stands all game long lined up and exchanged high-fives with exuberant Reds players. Felt like old times at Great American Ball Park — 2013, to be exact, the last time Cincinnati made the ...

Flivver JV and frosh begin season with grid victories

KINGSFORD — Kingsford’s JV football team opened the season with a 24-0 win over Calumet at Flivver Field on Thursday. Nic Nora ran for 68 yards and 2 touchdowns, while Josh Peterson ran for 114 yards and 1 TD, and also kicked a 28-yard field goal. “The offensive line blocked great, ...

Iron Mountain, Kingsford in another draw

By MATT “SWEETS” McCARTHY Sports Writer KINGSFORD — For the second time in as many meetings, Kingsford and Iron Mountain battled to a 3-3 soccer tie Monday evening at Commemorative Field. The Mountaineers, getting a pair of tallies from Dylan Wolsker, held leads at 2-0 and 3-1 but ...

Manistique knocks off Iron Mountain

MANISTIQUE — Despite two close sets, the Manistique girls volleyball team pulled off a 3-0 (25-18, 27-25, 25-21) win over Iron Mountain here Monday in Mid-Peninsula Conference action. After a mild first set, 25-18, the Emeralds slowed down in the second set and had to fight their way back ...

Lady Patriots fall in straight sets

Three Lakes 3 Good.-Pembine 0 GOODMAN, Wis. — In Northern Lakes Conference girls volleyball action Monday night, Goodman-Pembine lost in straight sets 3-0 (8-25, 18-25, 14-25) to Three Lakes at Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School. “We started off flat and despite back-row hustle we ...

Maroons tip Iron Mountain tennis

MENOMINEE — Menominee hosted Iron Mountain in girls tennis Monday, and after taking a little time to adjust to the play of the Mountaineers, the Maroons settled in and won every match but one for a 7-1 victory. Menominee dominated the doubles matches, dropping just 10 of the 58 total ...

Prep schedule changes

IRON MOUNTAIN — There have been a handful of local prep sports schedule changes for the upcoming week: — Crandon at Florence girls volleyball on Monday was postponed. No make-up date was announced. — Marquette at Kingsford girls tennis Monday was postponed due to weather; makeup date ...

Schwedersky, Neveau champs

NORWAY TOWNSHIP ­— Scott Schwedersky and Fred Neveau claimed the Forward Financial Men’s Golf League title by 1/2 of a point as league action wrapped up last week at Oak Crest Golf Club. The Division B champions were Trevor Vassar and Jamie Bowers in a runaway. They will be welcomed to ...

Jones’ big day helps Packers beat Lions 42-21 in Lambeau opener

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Jones wanted to do a Lambeau Leap even without fans in the stands. He gave himself plenty of opportunities. Jones rushed for a career-high 168 yards and scored three touchdowns, including a 75-yard breakaway, as the Green Bay Packers rallied from an early ...

Vogelbach belts two homers as Brewers down Royals, 5-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach belted a pair of homers and drove in all five runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Sunday to sweep the three-game interleague matchup. Vogelbach, claimed by the Brewers off waivers earlier this month, hit a two-run home run to ...

Trubisky throws 2 TD passes, Bears hold off Giants, 17-13

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears were happy with another close win, while the New York Giants have greater concerns than their 0-2 record: a potentially serious injury to star running back Saquon Barkley. Mitchell Trubisky threw two touchdown passes and the Bears hung on to beat the Giants ...

Gardenhire’s immediate retirement due to health

DETROIT (AP) — Ron Gardenhire mostly maintained his jovial demeanor this season. As recently as Friday night, he was needling a reporter while discussing a strategic decision from the late innings. Less than 24 hours later, Gardenhire announced his retirement. This year was taking more of a ...

DeChambeau blasts way to US Open title

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — What was supposed to be a typical U.S. Open produced a most unconventional champion. Bryson DeChambeau was not the least bit concerned by the narrow fairways or the ankle-deep rough that shape Winged Foot into historically the toughest of all U.S. Opens. With his ...

Jones’ big day helps Packers beat Lions 42-21 in home opener

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Jones wanted to do a Lambeau Leap even without fans in the stands. He gave himself plenty of opportunities. Jones rushed for a career-high 168 yards and scored three touchdowns, including a 75-yard breakaway, as the Green Bay Packers rallied from an early ...

West Iron handles Knights

IRON RIVER — West Iron handed the football to Gage Larson and pounded out a 28-6 victory in a West PAC Iron Division opener Friday night. Larson rushed for 133 yards on 26 carries, but it was Nate Thomson who took scoring honors, hitting paydirt on runs of 7 and 5 yards. Thomson also caught ...