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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 afternoon in Indian River.

Taylor Gauthier hit a three-run homer as the girls advanced to the state's Final Four. Click the above headline to see photos and videos taken by Mary Gauthier. Pictured above: Taylor Gauthier is mobbed at home plate after hitting a home run.
Cubs, Indians Advance To Legion U.P. Final Four

The Escanaba Cubs and Gladstone Indians both advanced to the Final Four of the Upper Peninsula Zone Five Tournament Friday in Marquette. The Indians beat Hancock, 5-0, and then dominated Ishpeming, 15-2, to take the top spot in their pool.

The Cubs beat Menominee, 4-3, before losing to Marquette, 14-5. But Escanaba was still the top seed in its pool. Click the above headline to read more details.

Pictured: Tyler Skufca is at the plate underneath a double rainbow. (Sheila Olsen photo)
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Saturday July 26, 2014
12:45 PM - Little League Softball. Junior Girls 13/14 State Semifinal. Escanaba vs St. Clair. From Indian River, Mich. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

3:00 PM - Little League Softball. Junior Girls 13/14 State Tournament. State Championship Game. Teams TBA. From Indian River, Mich. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

4:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 250-mile race. From Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5)

Sunday July 27, 2014
12:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 400-mile race. From Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

5:00 PM - Little League Baseball. 9-10 Boys State Tournament. Escanaba vs Traverse City. From Grand Rapids, Mich. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com


LATEST ARTICLES
Escanaba Jr Girls Get Split At States In Indian River
The Escanaba Junior Girls (age 13-14) won one and lost one at the Junior Little League state tournament Thursday in Indian River. The Esky girls beat Milan, 23-1, before losing to the host Tri-Rivers team, 10-0. Click the above headline to see photos and videos, taken by Mary Gauthier. Pictured: Indian River celebrates Cloe Mallory's home run that ended Wednesday's game.
Another War: Indians Top Cubs At U.P. Finals, 3-2
The Escanaba Cubs and Gladstone Indians played another tight game on Thursday as the American Legion Baseball's Zone Five Tournament began in Marquette. Gladstone's Sam Pouliot outdueled Escanaba's Devin Olsen and the Indians won the Battle of Delta County, 3-2. Click the above headline to read more details.
Escanaba 9-10 Girls Earn Trip To State Tournament
The Escanaba 9-10 Girls Little League softball team won an Upper Peninsula Sectional championship on Wednesday, beating Penokee Range, 8-2, at Lemmerand Park. Click the above headline to read game details, and to see photos and videos.
Nolde 'Coming Home' To Be Esky Athletic Director
Escanaba High School has a new athletic director. EHS alum Nick Nolde has been hired to take over the department, two months after the resignation of Dave Wilson. Nolde has been the athletic director at Bark River-Harris High School the past couple of years. Click the above headline to read more details and hear from Nolde on his hiring.
Avery Rochester On Top Again At UPLGA Tourney
Marquette native Avery Rochester won the Upper Peninsula Lady's Golf Association championship for a third straight year Tuesday at Escanaba's Highland Golf Course. She defeated Calumet's Zoe Woodworth in the championship flight, 3 and 2. Click the above headline to see Tuesday's results.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Esky Girls Flash Leather; Advance To State Semis
Friday July 25, 2014




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Cubs, Indians Advance To Legion U.P. Final Four
Friday July 25, 2014

Escanaba Jr Girls Get Split At States In Indian River
Thursday July 24, 2014




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Another War: Indians Top Cubs At U.P. Finals, 3-2
Thursday July 24, 2014

U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • U.P. Teams Lose At 9-10 Baseball State Finals
    The Upper Peninsula's two 9-10 year-old Little League boys baseball teams came up short in their state tournament openers Friday in Grand Rapids. Escanaba lost to Western Grand Rapids, 11-3, while Houghton Portage Lake lost to Lincoln Park North, 8-2. Escanaba plays Edwardsburg on Saturday while Portage Lake faces Muskegon Roosevelt Park.
  • Kingsford Little League Teams Drop Two Downstate
    Two Kingsford Little League Baseball teams took losses in state tournament action on Friday. The Senior Boys (age 15-16) lost to Onsted, 9-8, and was eliminated from the tournament. The Junior Boys (age 13-14) lost to Rosedale, 12-2. Kingsford's juniors will play again on Saturday and Sunday.
  • 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 kwittenb@nmu.edu. You must register and have a physical by August 31. Registration Info Here