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KHS tennis: Schedule change

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KINGSFORD - The Kingsford girls tennis match against Gladstone from Wednesday, Sept. 11 was canceled. The Flivvers will now host the Braves on Thursday, Sept. 26.

Baseball: Brewers, Cubs win

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers (78-68, third in the NL Central) take on the St. Louis Cardinals (82-64, first in the NL Central) in a three-game series starting tonight. Milwaukee enters the matchup as winners of their last seven games. The Cardinals are 40-26 against NL Central ...

Prep Football — Unbeaten Ishpeming heading to Norway

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NORWAY — Having dropped their season opener to Lake Linden-Hubbell on Labor Day weekend at Ronberg Field 32-14, the Norway Knights and first-year head coach Scott Popp traveled to Munising last week, shutting out the host Mustangs 14-0 in West PAC Iron Division play. The Knights now welcome ...

Brewers on the move

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MIAMI (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers send Gio Gonzalez (2-2, 3.98 ERA) to the mound this afternoon, aiming for a sweep of the Miami Marlins and a seven-game win streak. The red-hot Brewers enter today’s game in a tie for the second NL Wild Card spot after defeating Miami 7-5 Wednesday ...

Dantonio one win to record at MSU

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio’s name will soon stand alone atop the list of all-time winningest football coaches at Michigan State. On the cusp of breaking Duffy Daugherty’s record, Dantonio said he is thankful for all the people on the field, sideline and behind the scenes ...

Markkanen urges end of federal protection for Michigan’s wolves

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LANSING — State Rep. Greg Markkanen testified Tuesday before the House Natural Resources Committee in support of his resolution urging the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered and threatened species list in Michigan. Markkanen,R-Hancock, said ...

Cubs collapsing, look for series split with Padres

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SAN DIEGO (AP) - Yu Darvish (5-6, 4.12 ERA) attempts to salvage a lone victory for Chicago against San Diego this afternoon, after the fading Cubs were shutout 4-0 Wednesday night. The Cubs are 4-6 over their last 10 games and the one-time NL Central division leaders are now at risk of ...

No dish needed for NFC North

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AP Photo Chicago linebacker Khalil Mack rushes in against the Packers during last week’s season opener that Green Bay won 10-3. All four NFC teams will be available on local television Sunday. The Packers host the Vikings at noon on FOX UP. Detroit’s home opener against the Los Angeles ...

NHL camps opening with list of unsigned free agents

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P.K. Subban doesn’t want to give advice to all the unsigned young players around the NHL. He just vividly remembers his own experience as a free agent. Before he signed a short, so-called “bridge” contract, he took some motherly advice. “My mom picked up the phone and called me and ...

Patriots volleyball heads to Coleman on winning streak

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PEMBINE — Goodman-Pembine hosted White Lake in Northern Lakes Conference girls volleyball action Tuesday evening, prevailing in three sets 25-7, 25-10, 25-13. On Saturday the cooperative Lady Patriots of the Goodman-Armstrong Creek and Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine school districts, hosted a dual ...

KHS boosters: Food drive

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KINGSFORD - The Kingsford Athletic Booster Club is hosting a Food Drive to support the Breitung Township School’s Backpack Blessings during the Flivvers vs. Escanaba football game on Friday, Sept. 27. Backpack Blessings is a program that sends food home each weekend to children in need. ...

Flivvers unable to hold lead at Marinette

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MARINETTE — The Marinette boys soccer team was feeling under the weather but penalties proved to be the perfect medicine, with three penalty kicks proving to be the difference in a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over Kingsford Tuesday. “Some of our players weren’t 100 percent fit ...

A scorcher

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Will somebody please turn on the air conditioner? If it were possible to run cross country meets indoors, that request would have likely been granted here Tuesday. Since that’s not the case, runners had to be prepared to deal with the heat and humidity in the Kingsford ...

Eskymos trip Flivvers

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KINGSFORD — Nicole Kamin proved too tall a task for the Kingsford Flivvers Tuesday evening. The 5-foot-11 middle hitter swatted a game-high 26 kills, powering Escanaba to a 3-1 (16-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-21) Great Northern Conference volleyball victory. Libero Jalin Olson added a match-best ...

Lady Trojans dominate

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POWERS — The Forest Park volleyball team took care of the North Central Jets 3-0 (25-9, 25-14, 25-13) here Tuesday in Skyline Central Conference action. In all three sets, the Jets kept up with the Trojans for the first 15-to-20 points but were quickly overcome by Forest Park service ...

IM downs Norway, 3-0

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Serving is a part of the game of volleyball that can be game changing for one team versus another. In the Mountaineer gymnasium on Tuesday, the hosts were nearly as efficient as possible in their serving percentage. Iron Mountain swept Norway 3-0 in non-conference ...

Prep tennis action

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Matt McCarthy/The Daily News Photo West Iron County’s Kali Dennis returns a shot during her No. 2 singles contest against Iron Mountain’s Claire Mongrain during a match Tuesday in Iron Mountain. Area courts were full of action with the Mountaineers hosting the Wykons and Kingsford ...

Escanaba edges Kingsford

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KINGSFORD — In Great Northern Conference girls tennis action Tuesday, the Escanaba Eskimos defeated the host Kingsford Flivvers 5-3. The singles matches were split, with Escanaba winning the top two flights, and Kingsford winning flight No. 3 and No. 4. In the doubles matches, the Lady ...

GIRLS TENNIS: Wykons down Iron Mountain, 5-3

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IRON MOUNTAIN — In non-conference girls tennis Tuesday, the Lady Wykons of West Iron County defeated Iron Mountain 5-3. The three-location meet was played in warm September weather. “Over the last few matches, I’ve been very happy with the play of our singles players. They’re veteran ...

Brewers beat Marlins, lose Yelich for season

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MIAMI (AP) — Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers didn’t need this kind of break. Trying to catch up in the wild-card race, the Brewers instead saw the reigning NL MVP foul a ball off himself and go down with a broken right kneecap Tuesday night. “We don’t have a definitive ...