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Michigan hunters should expect changes at deer check stations

Outdoors

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources advises deer hunters to be prepared for big changes to DNR deer check stations this fall. Staffing and financial shortages, due to both funding associated with long-term declines in the hunter base and the COVID-19 pandemic, will result ...

Weather to take cooler turn for archery opener

Outdoors

IRON MOUNTAIN — Temperatures are expected to plummet before Michigan’s archery deer opener Thursday. A surge of Arctic air will push temperatures into the 50s on Tuesday and Wednesday, while Thursday’s predicted high is 48, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures next ...

Wisconsin DNR to update walleye management plan

Outdoors

MADISON, Wis. — To continue managing walleye populations across the state, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will begin updating its walleye management plan through regional public meetings and surveys. “The walleye management plan provides direction to fisheries managers as ...

‘Big 4’ to elect officers Oct. 12

Outdoors

LONG LAKE, Wis. — The Big 4-Plus Sportsman’s Club will have an election of officers at its annual general membership meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12. One board of director position will be on the roster. The meeting will be at the Big 4-Plus Clubhouse in Long Lake. Any questions ...

Kingsford’s Wenzel, Kulas finish 1-2 in cross country

Local Sports

By John Vrancic For the Daily News BANAT — It was a bittersweet day for the Escanaba cross country teams here Thursday. Shortly before the start of the Stephenson (Dale Fountain) Invitational, the Eskymos learned that in-person classes were canceled at their school until Oct. 12 due to ...

Niagara able to defeat Crivitz in straight sets

Local Sports

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Niagara’s girls volleyball team traveled to Crivitz Thursday night for a non-conference match. The Lady Badgers defeated their Marinette-Oconto Conference foe 3-0 (25-9, 25-16, 25-22). “Crivitz is always a competitive team and there were some great rallies tonight,” ...

Nordic spikers slip past Munising, 3-2

Local Sports

MUNISING — In Skyline Central Conference volleyball action Thursday night, North Dickinson made the long trip to Munising and defeated the Lady Mustangs 3-2 (25-20, 21-25, 18-25, 25-14, 15-10). “We started out with lots of energy, a kill from Kassandra Cary was the final point of the ...

Northern Lakes Conference volleyball

Local Sports

Patriots down Phelps, 3-0 PHELPS, Wis. — The Goodman-Pembine Lady Patriots volleyball team traveled to Northern Lakes Conference foe Phelps Thursday evening. G-P defeated the Lady Knights 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-13). “Our serving was on tonight. Phelps had some difficulties returning ...

Rockets soar past Jets, 3-0

Local Sports

By Justin St. Ours For The Daily News RAPID RIVER — Both teams were out of sync Thursday in Rapid River, but the Rockets used their home court to their advantage and held it together to earn a win over the North Central Jets 3-0 (25-7, 25-13, 25-18). Whatever the reason, it was an ...

Labor Day bocce at City Park

Outdoors

Matt McCarthy/Daily News photo The Lisa Lundy Memorial Bocce Tournament was held Sept. 7 at City Park in Iron Mountain. Sixteen players competed. Above, Shelley Ellison tosses as, from left, Terry Calvi, Sam McCormick and Jo Ellison look on. The annual tournament concludes the season for ...

Pirates beat slumping Cubs, 7-0

Local Sports

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chad Kuhl pitched seven sharp innings and Colin Moran and Bryan Reynolds each homered in three-hit games in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 7-0 victory over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Kuhl (2-3) retired the first nine batters and had a no-hitter until Anthony Rizzo ...

Packers reach for ‘own energy’ on defense

Local Sports

As long as the Green Bay Packers keep scoring 40-plus points every game, their defense can afford the occasional lapses that have marked their first two performances. But the reality of the situation is that Green Bay’s defense must improve because its offense can’t maintain this ...

Molina leads Cards over Brewers, 4-2

Local Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina singled twice to reach 2,000 career hits and the St. Louis Cardinals began a five-game series between playoff contenders by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Thursday night. Rookie Dylan Carlson homered, doubled and drove in three runs as the Cardinals (28-26) ...

Tampa Bay takes momentum into back-to-back Cup games

National Sports

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer The Dallas Stars have to fix some things in a hurry, or this Stanley Cup Final could be over quickly. After consecutive games with three-goal periods, Tampa Bay has all of the momentum and a 2-1 series lead. This most unusual Stanley Cup is now headed ...

Mountaineers defeat Red Devils

Local Sports

Jason Juno/Daily Globe photo A shot by Ironwood’s Riley Hollenbeck is defended by Iron Mountain’s Gabe Celello during Wednesday’s game at Airport Park in Ironwood Township. The Mountaineers won 4-1. Iron Mountain returns to action Oct. 1 when they travel to Marquette.

Flink crowned senior club champ at OCGC

Local Sports

NORWAY TOWNSHIP — Oak Crest Golf Club in Norway held its Senior Club Championship on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. The overall senior club champion was Fred Flink with a gross score of +7, 151. Flink also won the Age 64-69 flight. Age 58-62 flight: 1. Ed O’Connell +11, 155 2. Len Bietila III ...

Local prep sports events against Escanaba postponed/canceled

Local Sports

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

Local Sports

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. ...

NHL/NBA playoff round up

National Sports

Lightning beat Stars 5-2; lead series 2-1 EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored on his first shot since February, left with injury and the Tampa Bay Lightning kept dominating without him, blowing the Dallas Stars out of an empty arena with a 5-2 rout in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup ...

Serving lifts Flivvers

Local Sports

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 ...