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Brewers power past Reds, 5-2

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw and Christian Yelich homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers overcome an early deficit, and Chase Anderson kept the ball in the ballpark when it mattered. Anderson settled in after giving up two early solo homers and the Brewers rallied for a 5-2 victory over the ...

Miners holds off Wykons

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IRON RIVER — Negaunee claimed a pair of three-set singles matches and downed West Iron County 5-3 in girls tennis Monday at Nelson Field Courts. “Our team went toe to toe with Negaunee and had some really tough battles,” said WIC coach Joe Serbentas, noting three-set singles setbacks at ...

Patterson will start at QB for Michigan

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ANN ARBOR (AP) — No. 14 Michigan will start quarterback Shea Patterson in the season opener at No. 12 Notre Dame. Coach Jim Harbaugh made the announcement Monday. He had earlier said Patterson was simply one of four quarterbacks competing to take the first snap, along with Brandon Peters, ...

IMHS Upends rival Flivvers

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KINGSFORD — Iron Mountain ended a title drought Saturday in the Kingsford Invitational volleyball tournament. The Mountaineers topped the host Flivvers 25-23, 25-17 for its first title since 2007. Copper Country schools had captured the title eight of the nine previous years, a streak ...

Lindsley wins LM feature

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NORWAY — Vulcan's Dan Lindsley had the hot hand on Wendrick's Truss/Auto Value/Race for a Cure Night. The former track champion led through several caution periods and hung on to win the 50-lap Coca Cola late model feature worth $1,000 Saturday night. The victory was Lindsley's second ...

Brewers hold off Cards

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jhoulys Chacin had some extra motivation. Mike Moustakas hit a two-run double, giving Chacin all the runs he needed to beat St. Louis for the first time in his career with the Milwaukee Brewers’ 2-1 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday. “I can die now,” Chacin joked ...

Packers’ Perry activated from PUP list

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Nick Perry thought it would be a “beautiful” day when the Green Bay Packers finally activated him from the physically unable to perform list and allowed him to start practicing. As it turned out, Sunday was even better than that for the Packers outside ...

Biles wins 5th US title

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BOSTON (AP) — The color choice wasn't a coincidence. It was a statement. One Simone Biles felt compelled to make even as the organization she competes for struggles to find a compassionate and compelling message to sexual abuse survivors. The Olympic champion designed the leotard she wore ...

Flivver foe stops Kimberly

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KIMBERLY, Wis. — Kingsford’s home-opening football opponent made history Friday. Fond du Lac’s Jared Scheberl kicked a 26-yard field goal on the final play of the game to lift the Cardinals past Kimberly 31-28. The Papermakers entered the game with a state-record 70-game winning ...

Railroaders lose final

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CHANNING - Marquette County Mavericks defeated the Channing Railroaders 16-0 in the championship game Saturday of the Superiorland Baseball League. This marked the Mavericks’ second league playoff title in the two years of the league’s existence. Several Channing errors made for six ...

IMHS fund drive tonight

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Mountaineer Athletic Booster Club’s annual Meet the Mountaineers, an introduction of Iron Mountain High School’s fall sports athletes, will start at 5 tonight at Mountaineer Stadium. The booster club’s annual fund drive will follow at 6 p.m.

Stars U14 girls tryouts tonight

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Niagara Northern Stars Soccer Club’s U14 girls team will hold open tryouts tonight from 6 p.m. to 7:15 at St. Mary’s small field. Tryouts are open to girls born in 2005 or 2006. Questions can be directed to Coach Bob Martonen at (906) 396-7781.

UpTown men’s meeting tonight

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NIAGARA, Wis. — UpTown Lanes will hold a men’s league organizational meeting at 7 tonight. Those interested in joining the league with four-man teams should attend the meeting or call UpTown at 715-251-1700.

NBA title ring sells for $91,000

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NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar Robertson’s 1971 NBA championship ring has sold for a little more than $91,000 in an auction. The ring the Hall of Fame guard won with Milwaukee for his only NBA title was the top seller from a collection of his items in the Lelands.com 2018 Invitational ...

Djokovic finally bests Federer

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MASON, Ohio (AP) — Novak Djokovic finally mastered the one tournament that’s eluded him, beating nemesis Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 for his first Western & Southern Open championship.

ScuttleBu(r)t: Wrestling book features Lenita

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ScuttleBu(r)t ... Looks like Guy Evans’ new book “NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner’s WCW” will be on my reading list. There’s a 10-page chapter entitled “Lenita, Lenita,” no doubt named for fun-loving Lenita Erickson of Breitung ...

Niagara youth football celebrating 50th season

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NIAGARA, Wis. - Niagara’s youth football program kicks off a 50th season Monday. Established in the fall of 1969 by Dennis (Sam) Chartier, the program was initially named Niagara Flag Football. “The program was modeled after ‘Army rules football,” said Al Sonnenberg, program ...

UP golf notebook: ‘Fun’ environment for Eichhorn

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NORWAY — Carney’s Hunter Eichhorn, championship flight winner of last week’s 104th UP Golf Association men’s tournament at Oak Crest Golf Course, has experienced some pressure-packed situations in his young life. The Marquette University sophomore has played in major collegiate golf ...

Green Mamba Jet car driver dies

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NORWAY — Friday night racing at Norway Speedway came to a halt when a pre-race event ended in a fatal crash. The Green Mamba, a jet-powered exhibition dragster driven by Douglas Rose of Ring Town, Penn., sped down the straightaway of the third-mile oval and into the dirt when it turned over ...

WIC, Westwood share Kingsford Invite girls tennis title

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Host Flivvers third KINGSFORD — West Iron County and Westwood, two of the favorites in UP Division 2 girls tennis this fall, battled to a tie for first Friday in the Kingsford Invitational on Friday. The Wykons and Patriots each tallied 41 points, followed by Kingsford 25, Iron Mountain ...