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Young Eskymos Win; Salvage DH Split In Shawano
The Escanaba Eskymos stranded ten baserunners Tuesday and lost in Shawano, Wis., 2-1, in the first game of a doubleheader. But in the nightcap, the Eskymo "second string" posted a 3-2 victory to allow the Eskymos to come home with a doubleheader split.
Click the above headline to read the details, see photos, and listen to audio highlights and interviews from the game. Pictured above: Tim Lueneburg scores what turned out to be the game-winning run for the Eskymos in Game #2. (Sheila Olsen photo)
Braves Sweep Doubleheader From Superior Central
Lucas LaCosse threw a three-hit shutout and had four base hits at the plate to lead the Gladstone Braves to an 8-0 win over the Superior Central Cougars in the second game of a doubleheader Monday afternoon in Eben. The Braves also won the opener, 9-4.
Click the above headline to read more details about the games.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Thursday May 23, 2013
5:00 PM - Escanaba Eskymos Baseball at Negaunee Miners. From IronTown Field in Negaunee. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
7:40 PM - Detroit Red Wings Hockey vs Chicago Black Hawks. Game 4 Western Conference Semifinals. From the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Friday May 24, 2013
4:00 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves at Marquette Redmen. From Gerard Haley Field, Marquette. This is a doubleheader. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Saturday May 25, 2013
2:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 300-mile race. From Charlotte Motor Speedway, North Carolina. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
7:40 PM - Detroit Red Wings Hockey vs Chicago Black Hawks. Game 5 Western Conference Semifinals. From the United Center in Chicago. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Sunday May 26, 2013
11:45 AM - Motor Racing. The Indianapolis 500. From the Indianapolis International Speedway. On WCHT-AM (600).
5:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600. From Charlotte Motor Speedway, North Carolina. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Monday May 27, 2013
12:01 AM - Detroit Red Wings Hockey vs Chicago Black Hawks. Game 6 Western Conference Semifinals. From the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1). If Necessary. GAME TIME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED BY THE NHL.
6:15 PM - Gladstone Braves Baseball vs Kingsford Legion Blues. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Tuesday May 28, 2013
6:15 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos at Gladstone Braves. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
NASCAR Champion Keselowski To Visit St. Ignace
The man who won the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship last season will visit the Upper Peninsula next week. Brad Keselowski (and his #2 car) will hold an event at the Bridge View Park along US-2 near St. Ignace next Wednesday night, May 29th, at 6:30 p.m.
Click the above headline for all of the details of Keselowski's Upper Peninsula visit.
Eskymos Have New Volleyball, Basketball Coaches
The Escanaba School Board Monday approved the hiring of Christa Erickson as the new varsity volleyball coach, and Dena Fedell as the new varsity girls basketball coach. Click the above headline to read more about the hirings.
Eskymos, Braves, Rockets Softball Have Busy Day
Escanaba Eskymos won three of their four games Saturday at Lemmerand Park, while Rapid River won two of its three games. And the Gladstone Braves won four games to take the championship of the Tawas Softball Invitational. Click the above headline to see all of the details, photos, and video highlights.
Alpena Baseball Tops Eskymos; Indians Take Third
The Alpena Wildcats baseball team beat the Escanaba Eskymos, 4-3, Saturday in the championship game of the Binks Coca-Cola Invitational in Escanaba. The Gladstone Indians American Legion team, filled with mostly middle-school kids, surprised the Negaunee Miners, 14-3, to take third place. Click the above headline for details.
Eskymos, Wildcats Split Twinbill; Tourney Saturday
The Escanaba Eskymos and Alpena Wildcats tuned up for Saturday's baseball tournament by splitting a doubleheader Friday night in Escanaba. The Wildcats held on to win the first game, 4-3, then the Eskymos took advantage of Alpena mistakes to win the nightcap, 10-9. Click the above headline to read details and to see photos.
Eskymo Tennis Team Falls To Marquette
The Escanaba High School tennis team lost to the Marquette Redmen, 5-3, Tuesday afternoon. The EHS #1 doubles team of Jake Eastin and David Fix won a war over Marquette's Kyle King and Alex Shabazi, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3. Escanaba also got a win from Dominic Aos at #4 singles, and the #4 doubles team of Collin Uhazie and Sean Berhow picked up a three-sey victory for the Eskymos.
MHSAA Changes Transfer Regulations
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has made changes to its transfer policy. Kids who switch schools in order to play sports have to sit 180 days before being eligible to compete for the "new" school. The change is that the school that "lost" the student won't have to report this to the MHSAA for that kid to have to sit. The student will automatically have to sit when this rule change takes effect in the 2014-15 school year.
NMU Releases 2013-14 Hockey Sked
The Northern Michigan University hockey team on Monday announced its 2013-14 schedule for the 39th season of Wildcat hockey. NMU returns to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association where it played 13 seasons from 1984-97. Thirty-six games are scheduled, and for the third year in a row, NMU begins the regular season with a trip to Wisconsin Oct. 11-12.
Indians Drop Doubleheader In Kingsford
The Gladstone Indians American Legion baseball team lost two games in Kingsford on Sunday. The teams were tied 1-1 late in the game, but the Blues scored four unanswered runs to win, 5-1. In the nightcap, Kingsford scored eight runs in the first inning and cruised to a 16-4 win. The Indians fall to 2-4 on the season.