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Gladstone's Young Guns Shine In Win Over Norway
The Gladstone Braves scored four runs in the first inning and then coasted to a 5-1 win over the Norway Knights in a nine-inning baseball game Wednesday night at Don Olsen Field. The Braves had a line-up that was mostly filled with rookies, and they performed well. Click the above headline to read more details and to see photos and videos.
Pictured: Gladstone's Hunter Garling (14) sprints into third base as Coach Don Lauscher watches and Norway's John Edwardsen waits for the throw. (Dallas Potvin photo)
Longtime Negaunee Coach Takes Over At Finlandia
Finlandia University announced Wednesday night that Mike O'Donnell will be the Lions' new varsity men's basketball coach this winter. O'Donnell has led the Negaunee Miners to six Class C regional championships and three appearances in the MHSAA Final Four.
Click the above headline to read the statement from the university. Pictured above: O'Donnell and the Miners win a Class C regional championship in Escanaba in 2013.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Thursday April 24, 2014
7:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Game Four. Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Friday April 25, 2014
6:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide 250-mile race from the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Saturday April 26, 2014
2:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Game Five. Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins. From the TD Garden in Boston, Mass. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
6:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 400-mile race from Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Monday April 28, 2014
12:00 AM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins. Game 6. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. (IF NECESSARY). On WGLQ-FM (97.1). GAME TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED.
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).
Tuesday April 29, 2014
5:45 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves at Escanaba Eskymos. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Wednesday April 30, 2014
12:00 AM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins. Game 7 (IF NECESSARY). From TD Garden in Boston, Mass. On WGLQ-FM (97.1). GAME TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED.
Thursday May 1, 2014
4:00 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves at Marquette Redmen. From Gerard Haley Field in Marquette. THIS IS A DOUBLEHEADER. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Saturday May 3, 2014
12:00 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos vs Team TBA. Escanaba Lions Club Baseball Invitational. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
2:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 312-mile Race. From Talladega Super Speedway in Talladega, Alabama. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
3:00 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos vs Team TBA. Escanaba Lions Club Baseball Invitational. Third Place Game. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600) and on-line at www.rrnsports.com. (Broadcast only if Escanaba is involved)
5:00 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos vs Team TBA. Escanaba Lions Club Baseball Invitational Championship. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com. (Broadcast only if Escanaba is involved)
Sunday May 4, 2014
12:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup Series 499-mile race. From Talladega Super Speedway in Talladega, Alabama. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Groleau Paces Braves To Come-From-Behind Win
Christian Groleau ripped a bases-clearing triple in the fifth inning, and then pitched two scoreless innings, to lead the Gladstone Braves to a 6-4 win over the Negaunee Miners Tuesday night at frigid Don Olsen Field. Click the above headline to read details.
Delta County Women Compete At Boston Marathon
The Boston Marathon was held for a 117th straight year on Monday, and this one was emotional because of the bombings that halted the race last year. Escanaba High School graduate Kaylyn Bernard made a stirring return to Boston for Monday's race, and Gladstone graduate Lindsey Lusardi ran "the Boston" for the first time. Click the above headline for more.
Marquette Track Cruises To Cold Wins In Escanaba
The Marquette High School track teams served notice on Tuesday that they will be the favorites at the U.P. Finals once the weather finally warms up. Marquette cruised to championships in both the boys and girls triangular meets under terrible weather conditions in Escanaba. Click the above headline to read more details.
Banged Up Eskymos Drop Two At Essexville-Garber
The Escanaba High School baseball team ran into a hot-hitting team in Lower Michigan on Saturday, losing to the Essexville-Garber Dukes, 16-7 and 14-3. Click the above headline to read details. Escanaba went 1-3 on the weekend.
Gladstone Braves Open Baseball Season Downstate
The Gladstone Braves finally got to play some baseball this weekend, and it was a successful debut for the team. Gladstone scored early and often and hit four home runs to sweep both ends of a doubleheader from Reed City, 12-2 and 9-0 on Friday. Then on Saturday, the Braves beat Kingsley, 5-1, before giving up seven unearned runs in a 7-6 loss to the Stags. Click the above headline to read more.
NMU Nordic Ski Coach Gets National Honors
Northern Michigan University Nordic skiing coach Sten Fjeldheim has been named the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association National Coach of the Year announced the organization Wednesday. "I am very proud and happy to receive the National Coach of the year award and of course it would not have been possible without a the group of dedicated athletes and my assistant Haakon Baanerud, the support of Northern Michigan University," said Fjeldeim. Fjeldheim led Northern Michigan to a seventh place finish at the NCAA Championships, the highest finish for a Central Collegiate Ski Association team in history.
Escanaba Eskymos Cancel Thursday Games
Work is still being done to get the athletic facilities ready for spring sports in Escanaba. Athletic Director Dave Wilson says that Thursday's baseball game against Negaunee has been cancelled because Al Ness Field is not ready yet. And Thursday's boys tennis match against Menominee has been postponed for the same reason. The tennis match will be rescheduled for May 7th, while there's no make-up date for the baseball game.
Escanaba Girls Sweep Softball Doubleheader
The Escanaba High School girls softball team played outdoors for the first time on Tuesday, and it was a successful debut against the Negaunee Miners. The Eskymos swept a doubleheader, 9-3 and 12-6, in Palmer. Michelle LaFave had two home runs, while Syd Gafner and Becca Piron also went deep for Escanaba. The girls are scheduled to host Alpena on Friday, although that is still up in the air due to field conditions.
MHSAA Wants Kids To Sign Up For Advisory Council
The Michigan High School Athletic Association is seeking student-athletes to become members of its Student Advisory Council beginning with the 2014-15 school year. Four boys and four girls from the Class of 2016 will be selected to two-year terms, and will meet on matters related to maintaining and promoting a proper perspective and sensible scope for high school sports in Michigan. Go to www.mhsaa.com for more information.