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Thursday September 18, 2014

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Escanaba Baseball Field To Be Named After Tapani

A ceremony will be held Thursday in Escanaba to rename the Veterans Park baseball field as the "Kevin Tapani Field at Veteran's Park". It will be named after 1981 Escanaba High School graduate Kevin Tapani, who played Major League Baseball for five teams.

Click the above headline to read more details. Pictured above: Escanaba city employees work on the new scoreboard Wednesday, one day ahead of the ceremony.
Braves Slip Past Mustangs In Chilly Tennis Contest

The Gladstone High School girls tennis team beat Munising, 6-2, under cold, windy conditions Wednesday at Pfotenhauer Park. The Braves won three singles and three doubles matches to take the victory. Click the above headline to see the scores.

Pictured above: Lauren Parrett returns a serve. She won her #1 singles match, 6-3, 6-3.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Friday September 19, 2014
6:30 PM - High School Football. Norway Knights at Manistique Emeralds. From the Manistique High School Field. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

7:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves at Menominee Maroons. From Walton Blesch Stadium in Menominee, Michigan. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Saturday September 20, 2014
12:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Camping World Truck Series 175-mile Race from New Hampshire Motor Speedway. On WCHT-AM (600).

7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 300-mile race. From Kentucky Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Sunday September 21, 2014
11:00 AM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions. From Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. Kickoff is 1:00 ET, coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. ET, on WGLQ-FM (97.1).

1:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 300-mile race. From New Hampshire Motor Raceway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Monday September 22, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

Tuesday September 23, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Friday September 26, 2014
6:30 PM - High School Football. Manistique Emeralds vs Munising Mustangs. From the Munising High School Football Field. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

6:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves vs Marquette Redmen. Braves Homecoming Game from the Marble Athletic Field. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Saturday September 27, 2014
3:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 300-mile race from Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

9:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Camping World Truck Series 350-mile race. From Las Vegas Motor Raceway in Las Vegas, Nevada. On WCHT-AM (600).

Sunday September 28, 2014
11:00 AM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears. From Soldier Field in Chicago. Kick-off is 1:00 ET, coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. on WGLQ-FM (97.1).

1:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup Series 400-mile race from Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. On WCMM-FM (102.5).


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U.P. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES/SCHEDULES
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.
Olympic Weightlifters Hold Intrasquad At Northern
Weightlifters at the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site lifted qualifying totals to participate in national events during an intrasquad meet Wednesday night at the Superior Dome. Click the above headline for details.
Stephenson Volleyball Soars Past Bark River-Harris
The Stephenson High School girls volleyball team led from start to finish Tuesday, topping the Bark River-Harris Broncos, 3-0. The scores were 25-10, 25-15, 25-21. Click the above headline to see photos and videos, and to see all of the Tuesday's U.P. volleyball scores.
Pickford Wins 'Purple Pebble' Volleyball Tourney
A mechanical problem inside the Gladstone High School Gym caused Saturday's "Rock" Volleyball Tournament to be reduced from ten teams to four. The Pickford Panthers took advantage, sweeping all four matches against three Delta County teams to win what was renamed as the "Purple Pebble" Tournament. Click the above headline for details.
BELIEVE! Braves Make Statement With Road Win
The Gladstone High School football team improved to 3-0 on the season Friday with a 24-19 win over the Negaunee Miners in Negaunee. Justin Jurek scored all four of his team's touchdowns as the Braves upset the fourth-ranked team in the state. Click the above headline to see videos taken by Nate Bellville, photos by Ron Jurek, and listen to radio replays.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Stephenson Volleyball Soars Past Bark River-Harris
Wednesday September 17, 2014



Pickford Wins 'Purple Pebble' Volleyball Tourney
Saturday September 13, 2014



BELIEVE! Braves Make Statement With Road Win
Friday September 12, 2014




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Two Up, Two Down: Braves Earn Another Victory
Saturday September 6, 2014




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U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • NMU Football Team Rolls In Illinois, 34-10
    The Northern Michigan University football team rolled to a 34-10 win Saturday night in Quincy, Illinois. The Wildcats racked up 377 yards of total offense to move to 1-1 on the season. NMU junior running back Wyatt Jurasin led the way with 135 yards on the ground with two touchdowns while senior wide receiver Kelvin Smarwt hauled in 114 yards on six receptions and a touchdown through the air.
  • MTU Football Team Posts Big Win In Ohio

    The Michigan Tech University football team put up 35 unanswered points in the first half and never looked back in a 37-6 victory against Malone Saturday in Canton, Ohio. Tyler Scarlett threw four touchdown passes, the Huskies rushed for 264 yards and the defense held the Pioneers to 211 total yards. Tech improved to 2-0 on the season.

  • 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 .