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An ugly day for both the Wolverines and Spartans

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A week after renewing their heated rivalry, both Michigan and Michigan State fell flat. It’s hard to figure out which team should feel more disturbed. The 23rd-ranked Wolverines lost their second straight game Saturday, falling 38-21 to No. 13 Indiana. It’s been quite a decline for ...

Elliott drives from back of the field to first title

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AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The new face of NASCAR circled Phoenix Raceway for a celebratory lap of his finest achievement. Chase Elliott, NASCAR’s most popular driver, was now a Cup champion, too. He came upon teammate Jimmie Johnson, who banged doors with Elliott. Then the seven-time ...

Free park entry in Marinette County for vets

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MARINETTE, Wis. — On a day designated to honor our nation’s military veterans, Marinette County is offering all military personnel, active and retired, free entrance Wednesday to the Marinette County parks system. Marinette County owns and operates 21 parks for day use and six boat ...

No signs of rust for Mountaineers

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IRON MOUNTAIN — In their first game in 42 days, Iron Mountain cruised past Gwinn, 56-8, in an MHSAA Division 8 football playoff matchup Friday night at Mountaineer Stadium. In what was the Modeltowners’ first second-round playoff game in 21 years, the Mountaineers scored on the third ...

MHSAA football playoff scores

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Friday scores Eight-player Division 1 Indian River Inland Lakes 46, Pellston 18 Division 2 Cedarville 28, Rapid River 20 11-player Division 8 Iron Mountain 56, Gwinn 8 Division 4 Sault Ste. Marie 22, Ludington 16 Cadillac 1, Alma 0 Division 6 Calumet 29, Menominee 14 Negaunee ...

Adams delivers again with more help on the way

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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams has earned three career Pro Bowl invitations but hasn’t yet earned All-Pro honors. That could change this year. Adams continued his brilliant season Thursday night by catching 10 passes for 173 yards and a touchdown in a 34-17 victory over ...

Lions remove QB Matthew Stafford from Reserve-COVID-19 list

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was removed from the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday, making him eligible to play at Minnesota. The Lions also activated defensive end Austin Bryant from the the Reserve/PUP list, put cornerback Darryl Roberts on injured ...

West PAC lists all-league teams

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HOUGHTON — The Western Peninsula Athletic Conference released it’s 2020 All-Conference volleyball selections on Tuesday. Iron Mountain and West Iron had players selected to spots on the first and second teams. Iron Mountain junior Annslee Runsat is a first team selection as an outside ...

Skyline Central names top volleyball players

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HARRIS — The 2020 Skyline Central All-Conference volleyball selections were announced Wednesday morning. Kassandra Cary of North Dickinson and Olivia Stanchina of Norway were both selected to the first team. Forest Park’s Gracie Peterson was named to the second team. Two area ...

Goodson rushes for 113 yards as Iowa wallops Michigan State

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — After two losses by a combined five points, the Hawkeyes knew they were close to a breakthrough, and on Saturday Iowa finally put together a complete game, throttling Michigan State 49-7. “It felt pretty good, honestly, after a tough past two weeks,” Iowa offensive ...

College hoops scheduling remains chaotic

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The NCAA’s announcement of a college basketball start date led to huge scramble as schools tried to fill out schedules altered by the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of getting easier with time, the task of building schedules has become more difficult as the season’s start date ...

Temperatures to dip by Michigan deer season opener; fire danger high

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IRON MOUNTAIN — A November heat wave is expected to fade in time for the Nov. 15 Michigan firearm deer season opener. Cooler weather should arrive Tuesday. By Thursday, the predicted high is in the low 40s. Snow is possible during the weekend and the forecast for opening day calls for a ...

Aaron Rodgers leads Packers past undermanned 49ers, 34-17

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers threw for 305 yards and four touchdowns and the Green Bay Packers overwhelmed the undermanned San Francisco 49ers 34-17 on Thursday night. Rodgers connected on deep shots to Davante Adams and Marquez Valdes-Scantling, and a short toss to Marcedes ...

Defending champs too much for Nordics

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FELCH TOWNSHIP — Carney-Nadeau’s girls volleyball team came into the postseason having won four straight district championships. They had a dominant regular season, and Thursday night was much of the same. The Wolves defeated North Dickinson 3-0 (25-8, 25-8, 25-9) at the Carl F. Lemin ...

IM football’s long layoff strengthens team’s connection

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IRON MOUNTAIN - Being a teenager can be difficult, especially when something beyond a person’s control happens continuously. The Iron Mountain varsity football team has been on the field for a game just once this fall. The Mountaineers last played Sept. 25, defeating Bark River-Harris 41-6 ...

Manistique’s consistent serving ends season for Iron Mountain

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BY MATT “SWEETS” McCARTHY Sports Writer IRON MOUNTAIN — An opponent with minimal flaws is a tough draw in tournament play. Iron Mountain hosted Mid-Peninsula Conference powerhouse Manistique in a Division 3 District 67 semifinal volleyball match Wednesday night, with the Emeralds ...

Carney sweeps Forest Park out of district play, 3-0

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By Todd Rose For The Daily News CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau Wolves downed the Forest Park Trojans 3-0 (25-9, 25-9, 25-14) in a Division 4 district semifinal Wednesday night in Carney. “Tonight we challenged the girls to stay sharp and communicate,” said Wolves’ coach Steve Kedsch. ...

Nordics spikers blank North Central, 3-0

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By John Vrancic For the Daily News POWERS — North Dickinson’s lengthy service runs presented problems for North Central here Wednesday night as the Nordics handed the Jets a 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-13) volleyball loss in a Division 4 district opener. The victory enables the Nordics ...