‘Free’ weekends soon in Wisconsin, Michigan


IRON MOUNTAIN — Next weekend is Free Fun Weekend in Wisconsin. Fees are waived for fishing licenses, trail passes and admission to state parks. “If you’ve never visited a state park, forest trail or recreation area, this is the perfect opportunity to explore the outdoors in our ...

‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ set for Sunday

National Sports

The 108th running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place Sunday, when a field of 33 cars will thunder across the famed yard of bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, though rain is in the forecast for "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." Scott McLaughlin of Team Penske will be on the pole after ...

Tigers defeat Blue Jays 6-2, snap five-game losing skid

Local Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Colt Keith hit his first major league home run and Kenta Maeda threw five scoreless innings in his return to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 on Friday night and snap a season-high, five-game losing streak. A season-ticket holder retrieved the ball and ...

Contreras hits 2-run homer and Brewers beat Red Sox 7-2

Local Sports

BOSTON (AP) — William Contreras hit a two-run home run, Christian Yelich had three hits and Bryce Wilson tossed 5 1/3 innings of two-run ball as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Friday night. Blake Perkins had two hits and two stolen bases for the NL Central-leading ...

Badgers get past Wildcats on late rally

Local Sports

NIAGARA, Wis. — With the game tied at four and the rain beginning to make things difficult, the Niagara varsity softball team needed to make something happen on Wednesday in Niagara, Wis to keep its playoff hopes alive. A Mallory Sanicki single to left field, in the bottom of the eighth ...

Mountaineers hold Senior Athletic Awards night

Local Sports

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain senior student-athletes were honored at the annual Senior Athletic Awards Night on Sunday, in Mountaineer Gym. Emily Copley and Alex Wilson were honored with the distinguished Pat Izzo Memorial award. The Pat Izzo Memorial award is awarded to those who display ...