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Friday December 19, 2014

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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. Pictured above: Northern's Alyssa Colla scored a game-high 17 points Thursday. (NMU photo)
Eskymos, Leisenring Praised For Academic Success

The Escanaba High School football team is being praised for is success off of the field. The team was again an All-State selection in academics, with a 3.84 team grade point average.

Also, U.P. Dream Team lineman Chad Leisenring (#65 pictured above) was also a first team Academic All State selection. Escanaba was also a recipient of the Steve Spicer Team Leadership Award for 2014. Click the above headline to see all of the details.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Friday December 19, 2014
6:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos at Houghton Gremlins. From the Dee Stadium in Houghton, Michigan. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:00 PM - High School Boys Basketball. Manistique Emeralds at Gwinn Model Towners. From the Gwinn High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490) and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

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)


LATEST ARTICLES
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.
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL SCORES/SCHEDULE
The 2014-15 Upper Peninsula boys high school basketball season is underway. Click the above headline to see the schedules and scores from across the U.P.
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL SCORES/SCHEDULE
The 2014-15 Upper Peninsula high school girls basketball season is under way. Click the above headline to see schedules and scores from across the U.P.
Eskymos Break 'Century Mark' In Copper Country
The Escanaba High School boys basketball team had five players score in double figures and the Eskymos posted a wild 105-69 win over the Houghton Gremlins Tuesday in the Copper Country. Click the above headline to see all of the details.
Northern Basketball Coach Suspended Four Games
Northern Michigan University women's basketball coach Troy Mattson has been suspended for four games after making a negative comment about a Wayne State University player on Monday. Click the above headline to read details.

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U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • 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.

  • NMU Ski Teams Win Home Meet In Ishpeming
    The Northern Michigan University Nordic skiing took the top four places in both the men's and women's classic races to wrap up competition at the NMU Open Sunday at Al Quaal in Ishpeming. NMU sophomores Adam Martin and Kristen Bourne won their respective races for the Wildcats.
  • Redmen Beat Farmington In Sunday Hockey
    The Marquette High School hockey team defeated Farmington Unified, 7-3, Sunday afternoon at Lakeview Arena. The suburban Detroit team went 0-3 on its Upper Peninsula trip. Jon Beckman got the win in net on Sunday for the Redmen. Marquette improved to 5-3-0 on the season.