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Tuesday September 2, 2014

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UP Youth Football League Buys High-Tech Helmets

There's been a lot more publicity about concussions in football the past few years. The Upper Peninsula Youth Football League in Delta County has purchased new high-tech helmets that can alert coaches and officials that a concussion may be possible.

Click the above headline to learn more about these helmets, and how you can help.
Kavajecz Wins Cabela's Walleye Tour Championship

A Wisconsin man won the championship of the Cabella's National Walleye Tournament this weekend in the Bays deNoc. Keith Kavajecz of Kaukauna had the most pounds of fish in both days of the tournament to take home the trophy...and the top prize money.

He and his partner ended up catching 53.5 pounds of fish over the two days. Click the above headline to read the story, and more details from the Cabela's Media Office.
Tuesday September 2, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Thursday September 4, 2014
6:00 PM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks. From CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. Kick-off is 8:30 p.m. ET. Coverage begins at 6:00 on WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Friday September 5, 2014
6:30 PM - High School Football. Manistique Emeralds at Ishpeming Hematites. From the Ishpeming Playgrounds. On WTIQ-AM (1490) and on-line at

7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 250-mile race. From Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Saturday September 6, 2014
5:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves vs Roscommon Bucks. From the Marble Athletic Field in Gladstone. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at

6:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup Series 400-mile race. From Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. On WCMM-FM (102.5)

Monday September 8, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

The Upper Peninsula high school football season is under way. Click the above headline to see all of the scores and schedules for the 2014 season.
Escanaba Youngster Does Well At Newberry Races
An Escanaba boy is off to a good start in his bike racing career. Twelve year-old Joey Stankowicz recently took first place in both the 90cc and 300cc events on the flat dirt track in Newberry. Stankowicz has also been racing this summer at the Upper Peninsula International Raceway in Escanaba. Congratulations!
Cool, Wet Conditions For Walleye Tourney Opener
Veteran walleye fishing pro Keith Kavajecz battled cold, windy conditions Friday to take the lead after the first day of the Cabela's National Walleye Tour event in the Bays deNoc. The Kaukauna, Wis., native and his partner caught 27.8 pounds of fish on Friday. Click the above headline to read the details, courtesy of the Walleye Tour.
Braves Get First Football Win With Big Second Half
The Gladstone Braves scored four unanswered touchdowns and beat the Gwinn Model Towners, 34-8, in the football season opener Thursday at the Marble Athletic Field. Tyler Wells scored two touchdowns on the ground and threw for three more scores as the Braves broke a 16-game losing streak. Click the above headline to read the details, see photos taken by Ron Jurek, videos taken by Nate Bellville, and listen to replays and interviews.
Esky Tennis Tops Wykons; Braves Fall To Miners
The Escanaba High School girls tennis team beat the West Iron County Wykons, 5-3, Wednesday, in a match-up of two of the Upper Peninsula's top teams. Across the bay, the Gladstone Braves fell to the Negaunee Miners, 7-1. Click the above headline to see results.

UP Youth Football League Buys High-Tech Helmets
Monday September 1, 2014

Braves Get First Football Win With Big Second Half
Thursday August 28, 2014

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Escanaba Overwhelms Gladstone In Girls HS Tennis
Monday August 25, 2014

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Eskymos, Miners Battle In H.S. Football Scrimmage
Friday August 22, 2014

  • 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 or go to .
  • Thursday's Tennis, Volleyball, X-Country Scores
    The Escanaba Eskymos won the boys Maquette Challenge Cross Country meet Thursday with 55 points. Negaunee was second with 79. Escanaba's Joey Wolfe won the race in 17 minutes, 16 seconds...In girls tennis, Escanaba won at Menominee, 7-1; Westwood beat Kingsford, 6-2, and Iron Mountain blanked Ishpeming, 8-0...In girls volleyball, Ishpeming beat Manistique, 3-1, and Marquette topped Sault Ste. Marie, also, 3-1.
  • Escanaba Football Team Rallies Past Alpena
    The Escanaba High School football team scored 24 points in the final seven minutes of the game to beat the Alpena Wildcats, 24-18, Thursday night in Alpena. The Wildcats led, 11-0, but Escanaba's Sean Bissell put his team on the board with a seven-yard run. QB Logan Lamb had a big quarter, and Alec Slaga's "pick-six" gave Escanaba a 24-11 lead in the final minute. Escanaba hosts Traverse City Central next Friday night.
  • Rapid River Football Team Blanks Ewen, 26-0
    The Rapid River High School football team scored three touchdowns in the first half and cruised to a 26-0 win over Ewen-Trout Creek Thursday night in Rapid River. Mason Berglund passed to Mike Casey for one touchdown, and Lucas Bero plunged in from short range to expand the Rocket lead just before halftime. The Rockets are at Posen next week.