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Football: Trojans overcome Stephenson, 48-40

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CRYSTAL FALLS — Forest Park handed Stephenson its first defeat, scoring in the final minute for 48-40 Great Lakes Eight Conference West Division victory Friday. Tommy Showers capped a 62-yard drive, hauling in a 7-yard pass from Tommy Peltoma with 24 seconds remaining to break a 40-40 ...

Winging it

Outdoors

Two immature mallard ducks take flight across Six Mile Lake in northern Dickinson County. While these likely were hatched locally this summer, they should begin to get company as waterfowl migration picks up in the region over the next couple weeks.

Grouse, turkey hunts begin

Outdoors

IRON MOUNTAIN — Hunting and fishing are both on the weekend agenda, with Michigan’s ruffed grouse, fall turkey and small game seasons opening today, while bear hunters continue to hit the woods during the season’s first week. “If you’re fishing from shore, you need to wear ...

Steelhead fishing workshop set for Luce County

Outdoors

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program is offering a Beyond BOW steelhead fishing workshop for women. This event is designed to introduce or further enhance steelhead fishing skills in a wild, remote river setting. Beginners are ...

Long Lake club hosts trap league

Outdoors

LONG LAKE, Wis. —The Big 4 Plus Sportsman’s Club wrapped up its summer trap league with a fish fry/potluck party and trap shoot at the clubhouse in Long Lake. The winning team was Oh! Darn!, comprised of Mark McHugh of Newald, Wis.; JoAnne Smith of Tipler, Wis.; Gary Schadrie of Tipler; ...

Gun and knife show in Crivitz

Outdoors

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Crivitz Legion Post 413 gun and knife show will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at Crivitz Village Hall. Setup time for dealers is 7 to 8 a.m. with show times 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be food and refreshments available for purchase with all proceeds benefiting various ...

Soccer: Flivvers fall to Three Lakes

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KINGSFORD — A halftime adjustment kept Kingsford's offense off of Three Lakes' back in the Bluejays' 4-2 win on Thursday. The Flivvers (2-4) found two goals from Ben Backlund in the first half but were shut out in the second half after Three Lakes moved a player from the midfield to the ...

Volleyball roundup: Marquette sweeps Flivvs

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KINGSFORD — Marquette rallied in every set to beat Kingsford 3-0 (27-25, 25-20, 25-20) in Great Northern Conference volleyball Thursday. “They fought hard,” said Marquette junior varsity coach Emily Morgan, filling in for head coach Mike Morgan. “Half of the team is sick and we’re ...

Tennis: Kingsford ties Esky, 4-4

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KINGSFORD — Kingsford and Escanaba each won a pair of singles and doubles matches in a 4-4 girls tennis draw Thursday. The Flivvers played without No. 1 singles Stephanie List (ill). Escanaba No. 1 Heather Bergstrom defeated Karlee Hulkkonen 6-0, 6-2. “Because Escanaba is in both our ...

Baez lifts Cubs past Nationals, 4-3

National Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs got nearly everything they wanted out of their day trip to Washington to face the Nationals, and Javier Baez was in the middle of nearly all of it. Reliever Pedro Strop's hamstring injury while running the bases was a notable exception. Baez delivered ...

Dalton leads Bengals over Ravens, 34-23

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton has turned into a big pain for the Baltimore Ravens. He threw four touchdown passes on Thursday night — three of them to A.J. Green — as the Cincinnati Bengals got ahead big and held on for a 34-23 victory that left them alone atop the AFC North. It's an ...

Hughes stands out in Vikings debut: ‘Why we drafted him’

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EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — For all the heads Mike Hughes has turned in practice with Minnesota since the Vikings picked him in the first round of the draft , they certainly harbored no plan to play him on 79 percent of the snaps on defense in his first real NFL game. That’s what happened in ...

Soccer: IM thwarts Marquette’s speed in 2-1 win

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KINGSFORD — Iron Mountain checked Marquette’s speed and edged the Redmen 2-1 in boys soccer Wednesday at Commemorative Field. Adrian Vicenzi’s first varsity goal, a header with 27 minutes left in the second half, was the difference. “We knew that they have a lot of speed and Raffy ...

High school football: Week 4 matchups

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Here are this week's high school football matchups: Friday, Sept. 14 Kingsford (0-3) vs. Gladstone (2-1). Last week: Kingsford lost to Fond du Lac, 49-6. Gladstone beat Menominee, 14-0. Norway (2-1) vs. Iron Mountain (2-1). Last week: Norway lost to Ishpeming, 46-19. Iron Mountain beat ...

Eight-Player Football: Florence looking for 4th straight win

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FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence’s first foray into varsity eight-player football has so far been successful. The Bobcats, who didn’t win an 11-player game last year, have started this season with a 3-0 record. They aim for a fourth victory Friday when they face Carney-Nadeau at 7 p.m. at ...

Youth Football: Twin City teams clash Saturday at City Park

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford football rivalry, this one on a smaller and younger scale, will continue Saturday morning at City Park’s Dean Lefebvre Field. With the Twin City high school football teams ending their series, the tradition continues at the Central UP Youth ...

Small goal soccer: Adult League starts fall session

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QUINNESEC — Adult Soccer League’s first small-goal season kicked off Saturday. “Small goal soccer is a significant change from regular soccer as the field is shorter and more narrow and the goals much smaller,” said league coordinator Tony Flaminio. A regulation-size, normal field ...

Norway Speedway: Fan attendance, car counts soared in 2018

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NORWAY — With this racing season in the books, Norway Speedway saw a boost in not only fan attendance but also car counts in three of the track’s five weekly divisions in 2018. In a report released this week by Dickinson County Racing Association (DCRA) treasurer Tim Schultz, grandstand ...

Bocce mixed league winners

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DABA Photo Covenant Church of Norway took top honors in the Dickinson Area Bocce Association’s Mixed League played Wednesday at City Park’s Ray Mariucci Bocce Complex. Runner-up 41 Lumber was followed by Lake Hamilton and Spigarelli Excavating. Particpants, front row, from left: Dude ...

Former Flivvers’ leading scorer Fortner joins Humboldt Broncos

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Kingsford's Daunte Fortner is one of the newest members of the Humboldt Broncos. Fortner, a leading scorer for the Flivvers last season, joined the team this week. The Broncos became international news earlier this year after the team bus was struck by a semi-trailer while traveling for a ...