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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 ...

A shocker: US taken down by France 89-79 in World Cup

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DONGGUAN, China (AP) — The U.S. has been ousted from medal contention by France at the World Cup, failing to capture gold at a major international tournament for the first time since the 2006 world championships. Evan Fournier scored 22 points, Rudy Gobert added 21 points and 16 rebounds ...

Wisconsin hunters encouraged to get deer tested

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MADISON, Wis. — With the archery and crossbow deer seasons beginning Saturday, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters who harvest deer to have adult deer tested for chronic wasting disease. This year, CWD surveillance will occur throughout 18 counties in northern ...

Michigan small game opener Sunday

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LANSING — Hunters around Michigan are getting ready to get outdoors. Sunday marks the statewide start of hunting season for cottontail rabbit, snowshoe hare, ruffed grouse, fox and gray squirrel. Woodcock season, also statewide, follows less than a week later on Sept. 21. Before ...

NRC to host ‘Coffee with the Commissioners’ on Thursday

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MARQUETTE — Members of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission will be available to meet with the public from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Eastern time Thursday at the My Place restaurant inside of the Holiday Inn, 1951 U.S. 41 West in Marquette. Part of the commission’s “Coffee with the ...

Girls Tennis: Mountaineers thump Gwinn

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GWINN — Iron Mountain posted a pair of victories over Gwinn here Monday, completing a weather-shortened match from earlier this month, 7-1, before posting a 6-2 triumph. Singles sweeps in both matches helped propel the Mountaineers. Iron Mountain resumes action Thursday, hosting ...

Brewers top Marlins for 4th straight win

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MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Trent Grisham is enjoying being part of a race for a postseason berth. Grisham had a career-high five hits and drove in two runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers won their fourth straight, 8-3 over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. “He plays with a smile on his face, but ...

Girls tennis: Miners down Flivvers

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KINGSFORD - Lizzy Cross notched a No. 4 singles victory against Negaunee Monday at the Kingsford High School tennis facility, but the Flivvers fell to the Miners 7-1. Kingsford returns to action this afternoon, hosting Escanaba in a rescheduled match from August 27. Results follow: NEGAUNEE ...

All-conference runner leads Florence cross country

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FLORENCE, Wis. — The 2019 season for the Florence Bobcats coed cross country team will be one with two different size rosters. The girls team has returning runners, some of them letterwinners from a season ago. The boys team has just one runner, freshman Seth Axley. “We are sadly lacking ...

Cubs 10, Padres 2: Chicago prospect debuts with 4 RBIs

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner went from sitting on his couch in Oakland and watching the Chicago Cubs on TV on Sunday to having a remarkable major league debut with them on Monday night. The touted prospect had three hits and four RBIs in his big league debut and made some nice plays at ...

Patricia has ‘1,000 percent’ trust in Stafford after tie

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — There were many plays that caused the Detroit Lions to blow an 18-point late lead in Sunday’s opener in Arizona. The instance getting the most attention, while being added to the long list of miserable Lions memories for the fan base, is a late timeout in the ...

Zimmer’s D a challenge

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers coach Matt LaFleur remembers vividly how challenging it was facing Mike Zimmer’s defense. Zimmer’s defensive unit held LaFleur’s offense to a single touchdown when the two squared off nearly two years ago in Minnesota. Zimmer was 10 games into what would ...