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Creel clerks collecting data

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LANSING — As this year’s open-water fishing season gets underway, anglers at many lakes, rivers and Great Lakes ports may encounter Michigan Department of Natural Resources fisheries staff collecting data about their fishing experiences. DNR creel clerks are stationed at boat launches ...

Softball: IM, Norway split doubleheader

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IRON MOUNTAIN — A walkoff home run in the first game helped Iron Mountain split a doubleheader against Norway on Monday. The Mountaineers (10-7) lost a 6-1 lead in the sixth as Norway rallied. But Jorden Stoner’s two-run home run with two outs spoiled the Knights’ comeback. Norway won ...

Track and field: Three get wins for Storm at regionals

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OCONTO, Wis. — Northwoods Storm co-op emerged with three champions from the WIAA Division 3 regional track and field meet Monday. Alyssa Cretton won the high jump in 5-feet-2 and Audrey Selden took the 100-meter hurdles in 16.71. The boys from the Florence-Niagara co-op captured the 1600 ...

Baseball: Kingsford, Niagara split twinbill

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QUINNESEC — Kingsford built an early lead in the nightcap and held on to win the nightcap of a doubleheader split against Niagara on Monday. The Flivvers (6-12) scored three runs each in the first and second innings to take a 6-1 lead. Niagara (8-12) scored cut the lead to 6-3 in the ...

Soccer: Flivvs blank Marinette

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KINGSFORD — Abby Richer and Paige Olson each scored two goals, leading Kingsford in a 5-0 win over Marinette on Monday. “We played our best game of the year,” Kingsford head coach Jon Lorenzoni said. “We dominated possession and held the ball in Marinette’s defensive side of the ...

Northern Stars U19 soccer win first two games

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NIAGARA, Wis. — Northern Stars U19 boys soccer team is off to a 2-0 start. The shorthanded Stars rallied for a 4-3 win over Greenville to start the season on May 12. The Stars, with only 10 players available, played to a 1-1 tie in the first half after an Owen Caudell goal on a rebound of a ...

Anderson brothers win Oak Crest golf tournament

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NORWAY — The Anderson brothers captured the rain-shortened Paul Lambert Memorial Golf Tournament at Oak Crest Golf Course on Saturday. Dan Anderson and Darren Anderson shot a 10-under par 62 to win the tournament by two strokes over Jim Markell and Nick Markell. Ryan Allred and Sam ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: New playoff system year late for Flivvs

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ScuttleBu(r)t ... MHSAA’s revised football playoff points system came a year too late for Kingsford. According to Mick McCabe of the Detroit Free Press, Kingsford’s 4-5 record in 2018 would have been good enough for the new playoff format. “Beginning in the fall of 2020, a team’s ...

Florence boosters holding fundraiser for gym chairs

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence Athletic Booster Club is asking the community for help in providing chairs for the gymnasium. “We’re currently in the process of making some upgrades and needed improvements to our gymnasium at Florence High School,” said Bryan Bomberg of the booster club. ...

Clifford, LeGrave named top Knights

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NORWAY — Haley Clifford and Mitchell LeGrave are the recipients of Norway High School’s premier student-athlete honors. Clifford received the Clarence (Towe) Castelaz Trophy while LeGrave earned the Quentin Nolte Trophy. LeGrave also accepted the Don Hill Memorial Scholarship during this ...

Softball: Grand slam lifts IM to split with Norway

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NORWAY - Iron Mountain and Norway battled to a doubleheader split on Thursday. Iron Mountain won the first game 17-8 and Norway won the nightcap 12-2. The Mountaineers’ (13-7) night was punctuated by a grand slam home run by Saylor Swartout in the sixth inning of the first game. Iron ...

Baseball: Cardinals clip Bobcats

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FLORENCE, Wis. — A four-run second ining triggered Crandon past Florence 14-2 in Northern Lakes Conference baseball Friday at Red Johnson Field. Four Florence pitchers gave up 12 hits, walked eight and struck out two. Crandon pitching yielded seven hits, struck out 10 and walked one. Toby ...

D3 Track: ND girls keep title; NC boys in draw

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FELCH — North Dickinson’s girls track and field team repeated as MHSAA Division 3 regional champions after edging Stephenson by five points on Friday. The Nordics scored 73 points to Stephenson’s 68. Carney-Nadeau (25.5) took third, followed by Forest Park (9), North Central (8) and ...

NBA: Bucks handle Raptors

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo started the game with an emphatic dunk. The next possession, a sprawling block to deny Marc Gasol. The next possession, another dunk. The tone was set. And it never changed. The Eastern Conference doesn't belong to Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee ...

Prep Golf: WIC girls win Hancock Invite

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HOUGHTON - West Iron County’s girls won the Hancock Invitational at Portage Lake Golf Course. Houghton boys placed first with a team score of 339. West Iron County took second with 340 and Calumet came away with 345 for third place. WIC girls, led by a 98 from Tori Bociek, shot a 438 to ...

Tennis: Kingsford beats IM, 7-1

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KINGSFORD — Kingsford knocked off rival Iron Mountain 7-1 in boys tennis Thursday. In other matches Thursday, Negaunee defeated Kingsford 6-2 and Iron Mountain 8-0. “Negaunee is a tough team and we knew that going in,” said Coach Sarah Massie, whose Flivvers collected three-set wins ...

Norway Speedway car show Saturday

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NORWAY — Norway Speedway’s 2019 season will kick off with a race car show at Recreation Lanes in Iron Mountain on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The show will be followed by a practice session open to cars in any division that take part in the show from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $10 per ...