Model Towners Dominate Braves In Season Opener
The Gwinn Model Towners scored 30 points in the first half and rolled to a 36-16 win over the Gladstone Braves Friday night at the Marble Athletic Field. Click the above headline to read game details, see photos taken by Eric Thompson, and videos taken by Nate Bellville.
Eskymos Take Advantage Of Alpena Mistakes, 24-8
Scout Wunder scored two touchdowns and the Escanaba Eskymos took advantage of Alpena penalties and turnovers to post a 24-8 win Thursday night in Alpena. Paul Carne added a field goal and three extra point kicks for the Eskymos. Click the above headline for more details.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Saturday August 27, 2016
12:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Camping World Truck Series 200-mile race. From Michigan International Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5) and WUPG-FM (96.7).
2:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. XFinity Series 180-mile race. From Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. On WCMM-FM (102.5) and WUPG-FM (96.7).
5:00 PM - NFL Pre-season football. Detroit Lions vs Baltimore Ravens. From M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Kick-off is 7:00 ET. Coverage begins at 5:00 ET on WTIQ-AM (1490).
Sunday August 28, 2016
1:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup. Pure Michigan 400. From the Michigan International Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5) and WUPG-FM (96.7).
NCA Jets Soar In Opener As Title Defense Begins
Jason Whitens threw five touchdown passes and ran in another score as the North Central Jets opened their season Thursday night with a 60-14 win over Luck, Wis. Click the above headline for more details and to hear post-game interviews with Whitens and Tyler Bentley.
Eskymo Girls Sweep Singles To Tie Menominee, 4-4
The Escanaba High School girls tennis team won all four singles matches on Thursday to tie the Menominee Maroons, 4-4, in a Great Northern Conference match. Megan Marenger rallied from a set down to win at #4 singles, preserving the tie. Click the above headline for details, photos.
Braves Tennis Sweeps Doubles To Top Eskymos, 5-3
The Gladstone Braves won all four doubles matches and beat the Escanaba Eskymos, 5-3, in girls tennis action Monday afternoon at Pfotenhauer Park. Click the above headline to read photos and see photos, videos. (Pictured above: Gladstone's Kara Salo and Paige Loehr celebrate a winner)
Mud Drag Races Wind Down U.P. State Fair Week
The stock car races at the Upper Peninsula International Raceway were cancelled Saturday night because of heavy rain. But that rain was just what the doctor ordered for Sunday's Mud Drag Races at the track, winding down Fair Week in Escanaba. Click the above headline to see photos.
The Carney-Nadeau High School football team won its first-ever game Thursday night in come-from-behind fashion. The Wolves beat Ewen-Trout Creek, 36-26, in the western U.P. Quarterback Jordan Belec scored four touchdowns, including the first one in Wolves history. Carney rallied from a 26-14 deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Panthers.
Gladstone Braves Third At Westwood Invite
The Gladstone High School tennis team took third place at the seven-team Westwood Invitational on Thursday in West Ishpeming. Negaunee won the event with 35 points. West Iron County took second with 31, and the Braves were third with 22 points (one better than fourth place Westwood).
Escanaba's Joey Wolfe Wins Munising Invite
The high school cross country season began on Tuesday with the Munising Invitational. Ishpeming was the winner in the boys race with 40 points, while Escanaba was second with 57. Escanaba's Joey Wolfe was the winner in 17:36. Marinette edged Menominee by one point, 68-69, to win the girls meet.
NMU Golf Teams Holding Golf Outing
The Northern Michigan golf teams will hold their College-Am, Men's and Women's Golf Outing Saturday, Sept. 17 at the NMU Golf Course. Fans, alumni and community members can register online at this link. For $100, you will receive 18 holes of golf, a cart (two per team), lunch and complimentary refreshments on the course. You will also be eligible for prizes.