Click the above headline to read the game details, and to see photos taken by Zach Denome. Pictured: Escanaba's Jack Williams (6) wins a faceoff from Houghton's Spencer Donnelly, and Dylan Gauthier (2) goes to the net, during Friday's game.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Sunday December 21, 2014
11:00 AM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers. From Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Kick-off is 1:00 p.m. Coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. on WGLQ-FM (97.1).
7:00 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Colorado Avalanche. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. Face-off is 6:05. BROADCAST JOINED IN PROGRESS AT 7:00 AFTER PACKERS FOOTBALL COVERAGE. On WGLQ-FM (97.1)
Monday December 22, 2014
7:00 PM - High School Boys Basketball. Gladstone Braves vs Mid Peninsula Wolverines. From the Gladstone High School Gym. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Tuesday December 23, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live", from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Buffalo Sabres. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Friday December 26, 2014
6:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Painesdale-Jeffers Jets. From the Wells Sports Complex. On WCHT-AM (600), WGKL-FM (105.5), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Saturday December 27, 2014
12:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Painesdale-Jeffers Jets. From the Wells Sports Complex. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Ottawa Senators. From the Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata, Ontario. On WGLQ-FM (97.1)
Sunday December 28, 2014
11:00 AM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers vs Detroit Lions. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Kick-off is 1:00 ET. Coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. on WGLQ-FM (97.1)
Monday December 29, 2014
6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins. From TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. On WGLQ-FM (97.1)
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).
Tuesday December 30, 2014
7:00 PM - High School Boys Basketball. Manistique Emeralds vs Negaunee Miners. From the Manistique High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490) and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Wednesday December 31, 2014
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs New Jersey Devils. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1)
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY SCORES/SCHEDULE
The 2014-15 high school hockey season is underway for the Upper Peninsula's ten varsity teams. Click the above headline to see the schedule and scores for all of the U.P. teams.
Gladstone Opens Season With Win Over Escanaba
The Gladstone High School boys basketball team opened its season Friday night with a 54-40 win over the arch-rival Escanaba Eskymos in Escanaba. Click the above headline to read the details.
NMU Women Give Second-Ranked Team Big Scare
Northern Michigan University's women's basketball team nearly pulled off a big upset Thursday night in Illinois. The Wildcats had the lead in the second half against the nation's second-ranked team, Lewis University, but the Flyers pulled out a 68-58 win.
Click the above headline to read details, courtesy of NMU Sports Information.
Tech Women Beat Minot State 77-69
All five Michigan Tech starters scored in double figures to lift the Huskies to a 77-69 win at Minot State Saturday in non-conference women's basketball. Brenna Heiseled the way with 22 points on just 13 shots as Tech improved to 8-0 heading into the holiday break.
Tech Basketball Team Falls To Parkside Ben Stelzer scored 32 points but Michigan Tech's men's basketball team fell, 69-62, at UW-Parkside on Saturday in both team's final non-conference games. The game featured 13 second-half lead changes before the host Rangers (8-1) made the key plays at the end. Michigan Tech fell to 5-3 on the season.
NMU Football Player Honored For Academics
Northern Michigan University junior football player Loran Jaddou was honored Wednesday night by the Detroit Free Press at the All-State Dream Team Banquet which is co-sponsored by the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame as the Division II Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The event is held annually to honor the state's best football players at all levels.
Manistique Football Coach Kangas Resigns
After a quarter century of walking the sidelines for the Emeralds, Todd Kangas is stepping down as football coach. Kangas resigned Monday and the school board accepted his resignation. Kangas compiled a record of 83 wins and 145 defeats during his career, which also saw the team compile a two-and-four record in four trips to the playoffs. Kangas took over as coach in 1990 after Manistique failed to field a team the previous season.