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Volleyball: Kingsford edges IM, 3-2

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Twin City high schools needed five sets to settle their volleyball rivalry Tuesday. Olivia Allen’s kill and Maggie Strehlow’s ace serve snapped a 15-15 tie in the fifth set as Kingsford outlasted Iron Mountain 3-2 (25-16, 21-25, 25-23, 21-25, 17-15). “To win in ...

Football: Manistique program at crossroads with shortage

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By MARK JOHNSON For The Daily News MANISTIQUE — For the third time in five weeks of the season, the Manistique Emeralds forfeited because of a lack of players. Manistique was scheduled to play Westwood Friday in the new West PAC Conference. Manistique athletic director Rob Ryan made ...

Vikings sign ex-Cowboys kicker Bailey, cut rookie

National Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed kicker Dan Bailey, owner of the second-best field goal percentage in NFL history and replacement for rookie Daniel Carlson. Bailey's deal was done on Tuesday, after the Vikings waived Carlson fresh from his 0-for-3 game at Green ...

Soccer: Gribble’s save sparks Flivvs’ win

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KINGSFORD — A save by Ethan Gribble on a penalty kick ignited Kingsford in a 4-2 win over Lakeland on Tuesday. Gribble's save with about 10 minutes to go came with the Flivvers down 2-1. His save, a diving one-handed stop on a low shot by Brandon Boh immediately riled teammates, who gained ...

Volleyball: Suring outlasts Niagara

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SURING, Wis. — Suring topped Niagara 3-2 (11-25, 25-19, 25-13, 23-25, 15-8) in M&O Conference volleyball Tuesday. “My team came out and played strong the first game,” said Niagara head coach Carol St. Arnauld. “Then we went into the next few games and completely lost ...

Soccer: IM sets pace in 2-0 win over Flivvs

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KINGSFORD — A pair of first half goals propelled Iron Mountain in a 2-0 win over rival Kingsford at Commemorative Field on Monday. Jurgen Kleiman reigned in the ball and buried a shot to give Iron Mountain the lead nearly halfway though the first half. Almost 20 minutes later, David Brule ...

Dick Allen to enter NMU Sports Hall of Fame

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MARQUETTE — Five individuals and one team will be inducted into the Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame on Friday. Football and track standout Richard "Dick" Allen, a former Iron Mountain High School administrator and coach, will be one of this year's inductees. Allen was the ...

Volleyball: IM beats Manistique

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MANISTIQUE — Iron Mountain bounced back from a first-set loss to beat Manistique 3-1 (13-25, 25-19, 25-9, 25-9) in West PAC volleyball Monday. The Emeralds opened with a six-point run and 19-10 lead in the first set. “The Emeralds came out in the first set swinging hard,” said Iron ...

Mack Attack: Bears sack Wilson 6 times in win over Seahawks

National Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky started fast, slowed down and picked it up down the stretch. Despite another inconsistent performance by their prized quarterback, the Bears pulled out their first win. Khalil Mack had one of six sacks against Russell Wilson, Prince Amukamara returned an ...

Football: IM takes control, sinks Norway

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NORWAY — Two heat waves rolled through Ronberg Field on Friday night. First, it was 82-degree sunny weather. From the second quarter on, it was Iron Mountain in a 35-7 win over Norway in a West PAC crossover game. The Mountaineers (3-1) scored 28 unanswered points to secure the win. ...

Football: Bobcats rout Wolves, 62-6

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Unbeaten Florence rolled to a 48-6 halftime lead and spilled Carney-Nadeau 62-6 in eight-player football Friday at Landry Field. Joe Walstrom scored three touchdowns and Toby Wheeler ran 52 yards for a touchdown and opened the scoring with a 20-yard pass to Evan ...

Prep football: Jets jolt Ontonagon

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EWEN — North Central routed Ontonagon 59-0 in Great Lakes Eight football Friday. "North Central is really good," Gladiator coach Ben Mayer said. "It was a very tough match-up for us. They have good speed players and big, strong, quick guys on the line. They spread out your defense with ...

Happ lifts Cubs over Reds 3-2

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CHICAGO (AP) — With Pedro Strop sidelined by a hamstring injury, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon gave the ball to Jorge De La Rosa for the ninth inning. And it worked. The 37-year-old De La Rosa got three outs for his first career save, helping the Cubs top the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on ...

NFL: Packers’ star ‘getting better’

Wisconsin Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Still no answers on A-Rod. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is questionable for Sunday’s NFC North showdown with Minnesota. Rodgers, who missed the end of the first half of the Week 1 victory against Chicago with an injured left knee, did not practice Wednesday ...

MLB: Home runs boost Crew past Pirates

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers played long ball with homers by Christian Yelich, Travis Shaw and Mike Moustakas. It was a small-ball play by Orlando Arcia that was the game-changer. With the Brewers clinging to a one-run lead in the sixth, Arcia pushed a bunt down the first-base ...

Football: Calumet routs WIC

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IRON RIVER — Quarterback Brent Loukus and Matt Ojala each accounted for three scores as undefeated Calumet clubbed West Iron County 43-6 in a West PAC crossover football game at Nelson Field. Calumet (4-0) also capitalized on three WIC (3-1) turnovers. The Copper Kings never punted and the ...

Football: Defense spurs Flivvers in 33-14 win over Gladstone

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KINGSFORD — Kingsford quarterback Luke Terrian returned to the lineup and the defense created a couple scores as Kingsford downed Gladstone 33-14 in Great Northern Conference football Friday at Flivver Field. The Flivvers (1-3, 1-0) started the season with losses to three standout Wisconsin ...

Football: Northern Elite blanks Suring, 34-0

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NIAGARA, Wis. — Defense helped Northern Elite roll in a 34-0 MONLPC-Small win over Suring on Friday. Brent Dumke had a 60-yard interception return and 93-yard fumble return, both for touchdowns. The Predators also notched 290 yards of offense all on the ground. Dumke also had a 48-yard ...