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YMCA: Pool opening

Local Sports

IRON MOUNTAIN - The construction of the new pool at Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center is nearly complete. Scheduled to open Monday, Nov. 18, the completion of the pool was the most expensive and final part of a $4.5 million Capital Campaign project. The YMCA unveiled a remodeled fitness ...

Bucks: Middleton hurt

National Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton is expected to be sidelined for up to a month after suffering a left thigh contusion. Middleton was hurt during Sunday night’s 121-119 win at Oklahoma City. He underwent an MRI and examination Monday by team physician Dr. William ...

NBA: Curry update

National Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry "definitely" plans to return this season from his broken left hand and is hoping to be back on the court at "some point in early spring." When exactly the two-time NBA MVP will be able to play again remains uncertain. Curry ...

Ex MSU star, Lions’ receiver Charles Rogers dies at age 38

National Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan State star and Detroit Lions receiver Charles Rogers has died at the age of 38. A woman who identified herself as Cathy Rogers, his mother, confirmed the death Monday in a phone call from The Associated Press. Other details were not immediately known. Marshall ...

Hockey commentator Don Cherry, 85, fired for rant

National Sports

TORONTO (AP) — Don Cherry, Canada’s most polarizing, flamboyant and opinionated hockey commentator, was fired Monday for calling immigrants “you people” in a television rant in which he said new immigrants are not honoring the country’s fallen soldiers. Rogers Sportsnet President ...

District title for Mountaineers

Local Sports

IRON MOUNTAIN -- Displaying a balanced offense and smothering defense, Iron Mountain stayed undefeated Saturday with a 48-20 win over Charlevoix in an MHSAA Division 7 district final at Mountaineer Stadium. The Mountaineers led 34-0 at halftime and finished with 501 yards of total offense. ...

Packers hold off Panthers, 24-16

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A matchup featuring two MVP candidates turned into a stage for a third player to make his case to be included in the MVP conversation. Preston Smith and Green Bay's defense stopped MVP candidate Christian McCaffrey at the goal line as time expired and the Packers ...

Jets fall to No. 2 Pickford

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POWERS — The second-ranked Pickford Panthers made it clear from the start what they intended to do in an eight-player, Division 2 regional football championship game here Saturday. Top-ranked North Central also couldn’t alter their game plan as it dropped a 22-14 decision to the visiting ...

Winston plays after brother’s death, MSU wins

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston breezed smoothly toward the basket for a layup. Then he checked out of the game moments later, stopping for a hug with coach Tom Izzo on the way back to join his teammates on the sideline. This was a weekend when basketball was put in perspective ...

Bears hang on, beat Lions

National Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears finally gave their frustrated fans something to celebrate. The defending NFC North champions got their offense in gear, snapped their four-game losing streak and let loose afterward. Trubisky tied a season high with three touchdown ...

Mantha scores late, Red Wings beat Golden Knights 3-2

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DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Mantha did not play a great game. He did make the big play. Mantha scored with 30.9 seconds left to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday night. He had a few short shifts in the second half of the third ...

Mountaineers advance to state football quarterfinals

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IRON MOUNTAIN -- Displaying a balanced offense and smothering defense, Iron Mountain stayed undefeated Saturday with a 48-20 win over Charlevoix in an MHSAA Division 7 district final at Mountaineer Stadium. The Mountaineers led 34-0 at halftime. Caleb Evosevich-Hynes ran for 210 yards and ...

Brook trout daily possession limit still at 10 for select UP streams

Outdoors

LANSING — An experimental regulation that allows for 33 streams in the Upper Peninsula to have a 10-fish daily possession limit for brook trout has been extended. This regulation expired Oct. 1 of this year, but was reauthorized by the Michigan Natural Resources Commission at its meeting ...

All-NLC first team for G-P’s Nelson

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CRANDON, Wis. — On Oct. 27 at Crandon High School, the Northern Lakes Conference Volleyball coaches met to select the 2019 All-Conference team and special awards. The selections are as follows: Conference Co-Champions: Laona/Wabeno Rebels and Three Lakes Bluejays Player of the ...

Niagara’s Gill named to M & O volleyball all-conference squad

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CRIVITZ, Wis. — Niagara’s Cassie Gill was a first team selection on the M & O All- Conference girls volleyball team. Niagara’s Alyssa Cretton was a second team selection and Jessica Oratch made honorable mention. Morgen Gyger of Crivitz was named most valuable player. Selections ...

Youth football champions crowned

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POWERS —The Central UP Youth Football League ended its season with the annual Doug Showers Memorial Championship. Four teams made it to the championship games, which were played at the North Central football field in Powers. In the Youth Junior Division, 5th and 6th graders from Norway, ...

Mid-Peninsula Conference names volleyball selections

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WEST ISHPEMING — Mid-Peninsula Conference volleyball coaches met this week at Westwood High School to select the 2019 All-Conference team. The Iron Mountain Mountaineers have dual membership in the Mid-Pen and West PAC conferences for volleyball. Head coach Jeanne Newberry had two girls ...

DAHA 41 Lumber Pee Wee AA squad sweeps Marquette

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MARQUETTE — Despite being down two players to injury, the Dickinson Amateur Hockey Association 41 Lumber Pee Wee AA team skated to a pair of victories last weekend, defeating a Marquette A team 7-2 and 6-2 at Lakeview Arena. “We saw lots of good things from the boys,” head coach Dennis ...

NLC names top runners

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LAKEWOOD, Wis. — On Oct. 17, the Northern Lakes Conference Cross Country meet was held at McCauslin Brook Golf Course. On that day, conference coaches held a meeting to select the All-Conference teams for both boys and girls. The runners that were selected and special awards are as follows: ...

Deer opener on Friday

Outdoors

IRON MOUNTAIN — With another cold week ahead, snow could be on the ground for Friday’s Michigan firearm deer season opener. “We’re hearing better reports on deer hunting,” said John Grier at Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township, noting a number of archers have gotten ...