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Friday November 28, 2014

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Muskegon CC Tops Munising To Win D-8 State Title

The Munising High School football team scored the first touchdown of the game in Friday's state championship game against Muskegon Catholic Central. But the Crusaders shut down the Mustangs from there and repeated as MHSAA Division Eight state championships with a 31-6 win at Ford Field. Click the above headline for more details. (MHSAA photo)
Valentine Backstops Eskymos To 4-2 Road Victory

Levi Wunder scored with 1:55 left in the game, breaking a 2-2 tie and lifting the Escanaba Eskymos to a 4-2 win over the Kingsford Flivvers Tuesday night in Iron Mountain.

Marcus Andrews scored twice for the Flivvers in a losing effort. Click the above headline to read details, see photos taken by Mary Gauthier, videos by Mike Dagenais, and listen to audio replays and interviews. Pictured above: Jack Valentine (1) had 25 saves.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Saturday November 29, 2014
12:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils. From the Wells Sports Complex. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Sunday November 30, 2014
1:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

2:00 PM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers vs New England Patriots. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Kick-off is 4:25 ET, coverage begins at 2:00 ET, on WGLQ-FM (97.1)

Monday December 1, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk", from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

Tuesday December 2, 2014
6:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos at Marquette Redmen. From Lakeview Arena in Marquette. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:00 PM - High School girls basketball. Manistique Emeralds at Munising Mustangs. From the Munising 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).

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

Thursday December 4, 2014
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Dallas Stars. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Friday December 5, 2014
7:00 PM - High School Girls Basketball. Manistique Emeralds vs Negaunee Miners. From the Manistique High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

Saturday December 6, 2014
6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Sunday December 7, 2014
4:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Carolina Hurricanes. From PNC Arena in Raliegh, N.C. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Monday December 8, 2014
6:00 PM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers vs Atlanta Falcons. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Kick-off is 8:30 ET. Coverage begins at 6:00 E.T. on WGLQ-FM (97.1)

6:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Negaunee Miners. From the Wells Sports Complex in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.


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U.P. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SCHEDULES/SCORES
Two Upper Peninsula high school football teams will play in state championship games this weekend. Click the headline to see the schedules, and the scores for all U.P. teams from the entire season.
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY SCORES/SCHEDULES
The high school hockey season is getting underway for the Upper Peninsula's ten varsity teams this week. Click the above headline to see the composite schedule and scores for the U.P. teams.
Braves End Football Season With Awards Banquet
The Gladstone High School football season began with a 3-0 start before six straight losses ended the team's playoff hopes. But there were a lot of positive moments, and those moments were celebrated during the team's awards banquet Sunday night. (Lori Jurek photo)
SEVEN-UP! Eskymos All Chip In For Series Sweep
Seven different boys scored goals on Saturday as the Escanaba High School hockey team completed a weekend sweep of the Alpena Wildcats, 7-0, at the Wells Sports Complex. Levi Wunder had a goal and three assists and Nick Aird added three assists in the win. Click the above headline to read game details, see photos and videos taken by Mary Gauthier, and listen to radio replays and interviews from the contest.
Missed Field Goal Ends Huskies' Playoff Run, 42-41
The Michigan Tech University football team lived on the edge several times this season, winning two of their nine games on last-second field goals. But on Saturday in the NCAA Playoffs, a missed field goal as time ran out gave Angelo State (Texas) a 42-41 win at Sherman Field. Click the above headline for the story, courtesy of MTU Communications.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Muskegon CC Tops Munising To Win D-8 State Title
Friday November 28, 2014


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Valentine Backstops Eskymos To 4-2 Road Victory
Tuesday November 25, 2014




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SEVEN-UP! Eskymos All Chip In For Series Sweep
Saturday November 22, 2014




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Wunder Paces Eskymos To Season-Opening Victory
Friday November 21, 2014




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U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Michigan Tech Hockey Gets 4-2 Win In Alabama

    The Michigan Tech University hockey team defeated Alabama Huntsville 4-2 on Friday in Alabama. The Huskies bounced back after two losses last weekend at home. MTU improves to 11-2 overall and 9-2 in the WCHA. Dylan Steman and Shane Hanna each had a goal and an assist to lead the Huskies to victory. Tech is ranked No. 5 in the nation. The Huskies face Huntsville again on Saturday.

  • Northern Basketball Team Loses In Minnesota
    Northern Michigan University sophomore guard Marcus Hall led all players with 17 points, but the Wildcats men's basketball team dropped its opening game at the SW Minnesota Classic to Wayne State (Neb.), 70-63, Friday night. The loss moves NMU to 2-3 overall while Wayne State improved to 2-3. Hall was 6-9 from the floor, 3-3 from behind the arc and 2-2 from the free throw line.
  • Ishpeming Basketball To Reschedule Some Games
    The Ishpeming High School has postponed some of its early-season basketball games because the football team has made it to the state finals. The girls game against Superior Central (Dec. 1), and the boys games against Gladstone (Dec. 9), Westwood (Dec. 12), and Gwinn (Dec. 17) have all been postponed. The make-up dates for these games will be announced later.
  • Escanaba Gymnastics Doing Fundraiser Saturday
    The Escanaba High School gymnastics team will do a Can Drive fundraiser this Saturday. The girls will be going door-to-door to collect cans and bottles between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. You can also drop off returnables at the high school's west parking lot entrance on Saturday. The money raised will help the girls cover the costs in their upcoming season. EHS gymnastics is a self-funded sport, getting no financial support from the district's athletic budget.