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Late score lifts Flivvers past Calumet, 17-16

By Adam Niemi For The Daily News CALUMET - Kingsford took a late lead and forced two turnovers in beating Calumet 17-16 in the season opener Friday night at Agassiz Field. The Flivvers (1-0) took their first lead of the game when Carter Kreski dove over the pile for a 1-yard score and ...

North Central roars past Gladiators

By John Vrancic For the Daily Press POWERS — The North Central Jets have coined ‘every moment, every play’ as their motto for this football season. North Central, paying close attention to detail in its opener, romped to an 84-6 victory over the Ontonagon Gladiators. “Coach told us ...

Forest Park holds off Newberry

NEWBERRY — Forest Park opened its 2020 football season traveling to Newberry for a non-conference matchup. The Trojans defeated Newberry 20-12. “We got off on the right foot, got out to an early lead, and held on for the win,” said Trojans head coach David Graff. “We have a young ...

Eagles blitz North Dickinson

FELCH TOWNSHIP — North Dickinson hosted Great Lakes Conference West Division foe Stephenson on Friday night at James D. Priestap Memorial Field. The visiting Eagles defeated the Nordics 60-6. “They outplayed us up front, and we couldn’t get anything going offensively,” ND head coach ...

Florence volleyball posts 3-1 win over Patriots

FLORENCE, Wis. — In a Northern Lakes Conference girls volleyball match Friday evening, the Florence Ladycats defeated Goodman-Pembine 3-1 (25-18, 22-25, 25-22, 25-22). “It was a battle and fun volleyball to be part of,” said Florence coach Teresa Chrisman. “The games went back and ...

Antetokounmpo wins 2nd straight NBA MVP award

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) —î Giannis Antetokounmpo’s historic year earned him a historic awards sweep. The Milwaukee forward is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season, receiving that award Friday. He got the Defensive Player of the Year award earlier in ...

Horseshoe champ

Michele Bal photo Warren "Windy" Wickman holds the trophy presented to the thrower with the most wins on the season during the 2020 Felch Horseshoes league play.

Nottingham’s grand slam lifts Crew past Kansas City

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jacob Nottingham hit a grand slam and Orlando Arcia added a three-run shot as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied from an early four-run deficit and beat the Kansas City Royals 9-5 on Friday night. Nottingham’s two-out blast to left off Danny Duffy (3-4) capped a six-run rally ...

Indians hold on in 9th for 1-0 victory over Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Zach Plesac pitched impressively into the eighth inning, and Brad Hand worked out of a jam in the ninth to send the Cleveland Indians to a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Francisco Lindor drove in the game's only run with a fifth-inning sacrifice fly, and ...

Flivver spikers fall to Marquette in straight sets, 3-0

KINGSFORD — In Great Northern Conference volleyball action Thursday night, Kingsford hosted Marquette, and was swept in straight sets by the Redettes 3-0 (25-14, 25-12, 25-18) at the Kingsford Middle School Gymnasium. We were not able to execute the game plan at all tonight. Marquette is a ...

IM goes 1-1 in conference tennis

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Lady Mountaineers of Iron Mountain hosted a dual conference tennis matchup on Thursday with Westwood. The Lady Patriots defeated IM 7-1 in the Mid-Peninsula and West PAC Conference match at the East Side Tennis Courts, City Park and 25 Location. “We started our season ...

Niagara tops Crivitz in first home contest

NIAGARA, Wis. — In Marinette-Oconto Conference girls volleyball action Thursday night, Niagara hosted Crivitz. The Lady Badgers swept the Wolverines in straight sets 3-0 (25-16, 25-12, 25-16) at Niagara High School. “The girls came out ready to play a historically strong Crivitz team. We ...

Ladycats get first volleyball victory

FLORENCE, Wis. — In Northern Lakes Conference girls volleyball action Thursday, Florence defeated White Lake 3-0 (25-15,25-17, 25-5) . “The girls played well and are still learning their positions, and coming together as a team, said first-year coach Teresa Chrisman. “Every practice and ...

Patriots contend against Rebels

GOODMAN, Wis. — In a Northern Lakes Conference girls volleyball matchup Thursday night, Laona-Wabeno defeated the host Goodman-Pembine Lady Patriots 3-0 (25-11, 25-18, 25-13) at Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School. “The first part of all three sets were close tonight. Our girls played ...

Nordics push past Jets in Skyline Central match

POWERS — Coming off of their first win in two years, the North Central Jets volleyball team hosted North Dickinson in Skyline Central Conference action Thursday night. The Nordics defeated NC in straight sets 3-0 (25-9,25-12, 25-15). “We knew that North Central just came off a big win and ...

Knights blanked at Stephenson

STEPHENSON — Norway traveled to Stephenson on Thursday evening for Skyline Central Conference volleyball action, and were defeated by the Eagles 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-16). “There were a lot of things we did right and we still have some things to work on,” said Lady Knights coach Erica ...

Esky tennis sweeps singles, edge Flivvers, 5-3

KINGSFORD — The Escanaba girls tennis team swept singles and scraped a doubles match to avoid a hung result Thursday as the Eskymos defeated Kingsford 5-3 at the Kingsford High School tennis facility in a Great Northern Conference match. It was No. 3 doubles where a tough three-set win from ...

Felch baseball honorees

Matt McCarthy/Daily News photo Longtime former Felch Rangers manager Andy Anderson, left, and Warren “Windy” Wickman both were honored with plaques at the 2020 Felch Labor Day Championship. The plaques, which were presented to Anderson and Wickman on Sept. 7, were for their involvement in ...

Grenier resigns Iron Mountain girls hoops post

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain School Board on Monday accepted Katelynn Grenier’s resignation as varsity girls basketball coach. Iron Mountain High School Athletic Director Donny Bianco has posted the job both internally and externally. He said that the next coach will be selected from ...

Norway netters tie Gwinn, 3-3

GWINN — Norway traveled to Gwinn for non-conference girls tennis action Wednesday and tied the Modeltowners, 3-3. The Lady Knights had wins from No. 1 singles Kali Stanchina, a forfeit win at No. 2 doubles from Andi Carlson-Averie Popp and, getting her first win of the season, No. 3 singles ...