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Bark River Native Ives To Run Earnhardt, Jr. Team
Bark River native Greg Ives continued his climb up the ladder in NASCAR racing with Wednesday's announcement that he will become the crew chief for Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s, Sprint Cup team next season. This follows Ives being the crew chief for Nationwide Racers Regan Smith and Chase Elliott. Click the above headline to read about Ives' promotion.
Legion Baseball State Tournament Starts Thursday
Three Upper Peninsula American Legion Baseball teams will play for a state championship this weekend in downstate Gladwin. The U.P. Zone Five Champion Gladstone Indians, runners-up Escanaba Cubs, and third place Marquette Blues are in the six-team field.
Click the above headline to see the tournament schedule, and to see photos and videos from the Gladstone Indians practice. (Pictured above: Jake Pearson in the cage)
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Thursday July 31, 2014
9:00 AM - American Legion Baseball. Escanaba Cubs vs Petoskey. Class A State Tournament from Gladwin, Mich. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
3:00 PM - American Legion Baseball. Gladstone Indians vs Petoskey or Escanaba. State Tournament from Gladwin, Mich. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Friday August 1, 2014
12:00 AM - American Legion Baseball. Class A State Tournament in Gladwin, Mich. Escanaba Cubs and Gladstone Indians vs Team TBA. Game times to be announced...9:00 am, noon, 3:00, 6:00. On WCHT-AM (600), and rrnsports.com.
Saturday August 2, 2014
7:40 AM - Little League Softball. Junior Girls (age 13-14) Central Regional Tournament. Escanaba vs Franklin, Wis. From Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio. On WGKL-FM (105.5) and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
2:00 PM - American Legion Baseball. Class A State Tournament Championship Game. Teams To Be Announced. From Gladwin, Mich. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
7:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 250-mile race from Iowa Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5)
Sunday August 3, 2014
12:00 AM - Little League Softball. Junior Girls (age 13-14) Central Regional. Escanaba vs Iowa or Missouri State Champions. From Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio. Game times: 11:00 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. On WGKL-FM (105.5), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
12:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 400-mile race from Iowa Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Monday August 4, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Fast Talk from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).
Iron Mountain North Boys Fall In State Semifinals
The tournament run came to an abrupt end on Monday for the Iron Mountain North 10-11 Little League All-Stars. The boys lost to Rockford, 6-1, in a state semifinal game in downstate Vicksburg. Click the above headline to see photos.
JR. LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL STATE CHAMPS!
The Escanaba Junior Little League All-Stars (age 13-14) completed an inprobable run through the state tournament by winning the Michigan championship on Saturday in Indian River. Escanaba beat St. Clair, 12-2, in the semifinals, and then blanked Rockford, 4-0, in the title game. Click the above headline for all of the details.
Iron Mountain North Boys Roar Into State Final 4
The Iron Mountain North 10-11 year-old Little League All-Stars stayed perfect at the state tournament in Vicksburg on Sunday, beating the host Schoolcraft team, 14-2. Click the above headline to read all of the details and photos. Also, click the headline for information on the other District Ten teams in action on Sunday.
Indians Win U.P. Title; Cubs Also Going To States
The Escanaba Cubs and Gladstone Indians are both headed back to the American Legion Baseball State Tournament. Both qualified for a trip to Gladwin on Saturday at the U.P. Finals in Marquette. Gladstone beat Escanaba, 5-3, to win the U.P. Zone Five championship, but the Cubs, and Marquette Blues, both advanced to states.
Click the above headline to read details and to see photos taken by Sheila Olsen.
Esky Girls Flash Leather; Advance To State Semis
The Escanaba Junior Little League All-Stars (age 13-14) made three exceptional catches in the outfield and threw out another girl trying to steal second as part of a 10-0 state tournament win over Constantine Friday in Indian River. Click the above headline for details.
Gladstone Braves Volleyball Tryouts
Any player interested in trying out for the Gladstone High School varsity volleyball team should come to the high school gym on Wednesday, August 13th, at 6:00 in the morning. All freshman and sophomores (who are not trying out for varsity) are to report at 9:00 in the morning on the same day. Any questions, call Coach Liz Gendron at 280-0800.
Gladstone Baseball To Have 'Grand Slam' Run
The Gladstone High School Baseball team is organizing its annual "Grand Slam" Fall Classic to raise money for the program. It is a 5K Walk Run, and also a 10 Mile Road and Trail run. It will be held on the morning of September 27th in cooperation with the U.P. Road Runners Club. The cost right now is $20 for the 5K and $35 for the 10-Mile. Register on-line at www.active.com or go to www.ghsbb.weebly.com .
NMU Having Golf Tryouts This September
Northern Michigan University head golf coach Kyle Wittenbach will be holding tryouts for the Wildcat golf program alternating between Heritage and Greywalls golf courses September 7, 13 and 20 for the upcoming season. Wittenbach will award up to two players a spot on the roster. Contact Wittenbach at firstname.lastname@example.org. You must register and have a physical by August 31. Registration Info Here