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Football: Norway edges Broncos, 27-22

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HARRIS — Norway held off a fourth quarter Bark River-Harris rally for a 27-22 win Friday. The Knights utilized a balanced offense with quarterback Trey Doda and running back Mitchell LeGrave combining for 200 yards of first half offense and a 13-6 halftime lead. LeGrave’s 14 yard ...

Football: Wykons blank LL-H

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IRON RIVER — West Iron overcame a sloppy start and defeated Lake Linden 26-6 in West PAC football Friday. Bryant Schram had touchdown runs of 37 yards in the third quarter and 30 yards in the fourth as the Wykons pulled away. “We struggled in the first half with penalties,” said West ...

Football: Florence beats Nordics

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Unbeaten Florence found little to celebrate after beating North Dickinson 48-0 in a eight-player homecoming football game Friday at Landry Field. Senior team co-captain Eric DeCremer, who ran for 18- and 65-yard touchdowns in the first half, suffered a broken leg late in ...

Football: Jets shut down Trojans, 52-28

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CRYSTAL FALLS — Noah Gorzinski threw for three touchdowns, ran for two more and returned a kickoff for another as North Central defeated Forest Park 52-28 in a Great Lakes Eight Conference game Friday. “We were just outmatched,” said Forest Park coach Dave Graff. The Jets built a 38-6 ...

Northern bird species may stray south to UP this winter

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This winter could see more grosbeaks and other types of winter finches at feeders in the region, a Canadian ornithologist says. Ron Pittaway of the Ontario Field Ornithologists in Toronto, Ontario, predicts this will be an “irruption year” for winter finches, meaning many of the ...

Michigan archery hunt starts Monday

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Michigan’s archery deer season opens Monday with the local forecast calling for rain and a high of about 48. Wisconsin hunters, who’ve been at it a couple of weeks, report seeing fair numbers of deer, said Aaron McCullough, Department of Natural Resources wildlife ...

Soccer: Marquette routs Flivvers, 8-0

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KINGSFORD — Marquette scored early and often in an 8-0 win over Kingsford on Thursday. Trevor Salmon's penalty kick barely a minute into the game blossomed an early advantage. Marquette added three more goals in the half, including another by Salmon. Pablo Sanchez and Evan Phillips had ...

Youth wrestling: Busy summer for Florence’s Caitlyn Kelley

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FLORENCE, Wis. — What was Caitlyn Kelley’s summer like? Wrestling, wrestling and more wrestling. The Florence Middle School eighth-grader recently completed her first full freestyle season and is now preparing for folkstyle season. She competed individually and as part of the ...

Allen inducted into NMU Hall of Fame

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Richard Allen is finally on the Wall at Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome. The Superior Dome Wall contains plaques belonging to members of the NMU Sports Hall of Fame. Allen, a retired Iron Mountain Public Schools administrator and coach, joined that esteemed group Friday with ...

Volleyball roundup: Nordics sweep Superior Central

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FELCH — North Dickinson dominated the final two sets to sink Superior Central 3-0 (25-20, 25-10, 25-12) in Skyline Central Conference volleyball Thursday. The Nordics (4-3) showed little of the problems resulting in their early-season struggles. “We’ve been very inconsistent, up and ...

Goff, Rams hold off Vikings in 38-31 win

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Any lingering questions about Jared Goff's ability to be the next standout quarterback in a horned helmet are withering while he destroys defenses this season. The Vikings were his latest victims Thursday night when Goff threw for 465 yards and five touchdowns of ...

Tomassoni rolls 10th perfect game

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Joe Tomassoni rolled his 10th career perfect game Wednesday in Recreation Lanes’ Merchant Industrial League. Tomassoni finished with a 734 series, adding games of 232 and 202 to his 300.

Cross Country: Flivvers’ Menghini 10th at Harger Memorial

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MUNISING — Emily Paupore of Negaunee and Adam Bruce of Gladstone each won individual cross country titles by nearly a minute at the El Harger Memorial Invitational held at Pictured Rocks Golf Club. Bruce won the boys meet in a course and meet record of 16 minutes, 5.2 seconds, just over 55 ...

8-Player Football: Bobcats eye state playoff berth

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Unbeaten Florence is on course to qualify for Wisconsin’s eight-player state football playoffs. The Bobcats (5-0) and Wausau Newman Catholic (6-0) are the only undefeated teams in the Eight-Player East Division. There’s four East teams with one loss and two with two ...

JV/Frosh Football: Flivvers top Lumberjacks

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WAUSAU, Wis. — Caleb Boone scored two touchdowns and Kingsford defeated Wausau East 21-6 in junior varsity football. Boone had nine carries for 119 yards including a 68-yard touchdown run. He also grabbed a 40-yard scoring pass and kicked three PAT. Carter Kreski added 81 yards rushing ...

Michigan State thin on stars, heavy on experience for Izzo

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EAST LANSING (AP) — Michigan State does not have the stars it did last season, when Miles Bridges and Jaren Jackson did enough to end up becoming top NBA picks. While Tom Izzo lamented the loss of the talented duo, he sounded and looked excited about having several upperclassmen he can ...

Brewers beat Cards, clinch first playoff spot since 2011

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fortunately for the Milwaukee Brewers, they didn't slip up. The Brewers clinched their first playoff spot since 2011 by ensuring at least a spot in the NL wild-card game, helped Wednesday night when a rookie St. Louis pinch-runner suddenly fell on his way to the plate in a ...

Football: Flivvers host Marquette in pivotal GNC bout

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KINGSFORD — Kingsford continues defense of its Great Northern Conference football title Friday when Marquette arrives at Flivver Field. The defending champion Flivvers (2-3, 1-0) broke into the GNC win column by beating Gladstone. The Redmen (2-3, 1-0) edged Escanaba for their GNC ...

Tennis: Marquette takes GNC title

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GLADSTONE — The Marquette Redmen had to wait things out a bit, but they made it worth their while Wednesday by edging the Menominee Maroons 22-20 for their second straight Great Northern Conference tennis title West Iron County placed third with 15 points and Gladstone took fourth at nine ...

Tennis: Miners win MPC tourney

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NEGAUNEE — With UP Finals looming for high school girls varsity tennis teams next week, five Mid-Peninsula Conference teams had one final chance to better their seeds at the MPC meet hosted at the Negaunee High School tennis complex on Wednesday afternoon. The Miners won the overall team ...