Flivvers lock up GNC title with win over Maroons

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MENOMINEE — After taking the lead, the Kingsford varsity baseball team never looked back as it rolled to an 8-1 seven-inning victory over the Maroons on Wednesday in Menominee. “I’m so happy for this group of young men and also for the coaching staff,” Kingsford head coach Joe Kriegl ...

Shamion wins four events at West PAC

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ISHPEMING — West Iron County senior Danica Shamion was the big winner at the West PAC meet in Ishpeming Wednesday when she earned four first-place medals. Shamion posted victories in the 100 meters (13.04 seconds), the 200 (27.61), the 400 (58.48, a season best) and the high jump (5 ...

Kingsford finishes third at GNC meet

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ESCANABA — It was a beautiful day for the 2024 Great Northern Conference tennis match in Escanaba and Gladstone before the rain came down, leaving one match incomplete on Tuesday. Marquette won the tournament with a score of 36, Escanaba finished second with 27 points, Kingsford was third ...

NCAA, leagues sign off on $2.8 billion plan

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The NCAA and the nation’s five biggest conferences have agreed to pay nearly $2.8 billion to settle a host of antitrust claims,a monumental decision that sets the stage for a groundbreaking revenue-sharing model that could start directing millions of dollars directly to athletes as soon as ...

US loses to Czech Republic 1-0 in quarterfinals

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PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic eliminated the United States at the ice hockey world championship with a 1-0 win to reach the semifinals on Thursday. Boston Bruins forward Pavel Zacha scored a power-play goal in the second period and Anaheim Ducks goaltender Lukas Dostal stopped 36 shots in ...