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Michigan Tech Rallies For Overtime Win Over UAF
The Michigan Tech University hockey team rallied from two goals down in the third period Friday night to post a 4-3 win over the Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks. Blake Pietila's goal 2:46 into overtime was the winner for Tech. Click the above headline to read the game details, courtesy of MTU Communications. (MTU photo)
OT Heartbreak: Copper King Rally Stuns Eskymos
The Escanaba High School hockey team jumped to a 3-0 lead Thursday night, but the Calumet Copper Kings scored four unanswered goals to beat the Eskymos in overtime, 4-3, at the Calumet Colosseum. Click the above headline to read the game details.
Pictured: Calumet Colosseum, known for years as the Calumet Armory, was built in 1913.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Monday January 26, 2015
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).
Tuesday January 27, 2015
7:00 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Kingsford Flivvers. From the Wells Sports Complex. 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).
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Florida Panthers. From the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Thursday January 29, 2015
7:00 PM - High School Girls Basketball. Manistique Emeralds vs Norway Knights. From the Manistique High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning. From Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Florida. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
7:15 PM - High School Girls Basketball. Rapid River Rockets at Gladstone Braves. From the Gladstone High School Gym. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Friday January 30, 2015
6:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Houghton Gremlins. From the Wells Sports Complex. 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 Negaunee Miners. From the Lakeview Gym in Negaunee. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.
Saturday January 31, 2015
12:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos at Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils. From Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. Marie. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
1:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. On WGLQ-FM (97.1)
Eskymo Wunder Takes Lead In Statewide Contest
Escanaba High School senior Levi Wunder has taken the lead in Internet voting for the state's top high school hockey player. This is part of a contest being run by Warrior Sports. Wunder is the school's all-time leading scorer, and is near the top of the state's scoring standings this season. The contest runs through March.
Click the above headline to see how you can vote for Wunder in this contest.
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.
Gladstone Wrestlers Overwhelm Ishpeming, 41-24
It took less than a half-hour for the Gladstone Braves to win their wrestling dual meet over the Ishpeming Hematites, 41-24, Wednesday night in Gladstone. Click the above headline to see photos and videos.
Gladstone Boys Get GNC Win On Road
The Gladstone High School boys basketball team picked up a Great Northern Conference win Friday night, beating the Menominee Maroons, 48-30, in Menominee. Tyler Wells and Ben Schwalbach each scored ten points for the Braves, and Hunter Garling added eight points. Adam Nolde led Menominee with ten points. Gladstone's defense held the Maroons to their lowest offensive output of the season.
NMU Hockey Loses At Penn State, 5-4
Mathias Nordstrom made a career-high 48 saves, but it wasn't enough for the Northern Michigan University hockey team to pick up a win Friday night at Penn State. The Wildcats lost, 5-4, on a trip that did not include Head Coach Walt Kyle, who was placed on administrative leave earlier in the week. Barrett Kaib scored twice in a losing effort for NMU.
Viitala Leads Marquette Girls Past Escanaba
The Marquette High School girls basketball team stayed undefeated on the season Thursday night with a 61-48 win over the Escanaba Eskymos in Marquette. Escanaba trailed by just three points at halftime, but Hunter Viitala had 20 points and seven steals for the Redettes and Marquette pulled away in the second half.
Escanaba Gymnasts Come Up Short In Marquette
The Escanaba High School gymnastics team lost its match to the Marquette Redettes Wednesday night in Marquette. The Redettes won, 112.75-99.475, as Dinele Stewart won the "all-around" with 30.8 points. Escanaba's top finisher was Taylor Lindsey, who ended up in fourth place.