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Thursday July 30, 2015

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Delta County Jr. Girls Rally Into Regional Final, 3-2

The Delta County Junior Girls (age 13-14) came from behind for the second straight day on Wednesday, and the latest victory puts the girls one win away from a trip to the World Series. The girls scored a run in both the sixth and seventh innings to beat Des Moines, Iowa, 3-2, in the regional semifinals in South Holland, Ill.

Click the above headline to read details, and to see photos and videos taken by the Balengers. Pictured above: Heather Bergstrom had a clutch RBI hit late in the game.
Legion Baseball State Tournament Starts Thursday

Several Lower Peninsula American Legion Baseball teams have dropped out of the Class A State Tournament scheduled to begin on Thursday in Escanaba. That means that it will be just four teams involved in the double-elimination event. Click the above headline for details. Pictured above: the Escanaba Cubs won the U.P. Zone Five championship.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Thursday July 30, 2015
4:00 PM - Little League Softball. Delta County Junior Girls vs Clay County, Kentucky. Central Regional Championship Game in South Holland, Illinois. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

8:00 PM - American Legion Baseball State Tournament. Escanaba Cubs vs Gladstone Indians. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Friday July 31, 2015
12:00 AM - American Legion Baseball State Tournament. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. Possible games at 12:00, 3:00, 6:00. Escanaba Cubs and Gladstone Indians games, on WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Saturday August 1, 2015
2:00 PM - American Legion Baseball. State Championship Game. Teams TBA. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Sunday August 2, 2015
7:30 PM - Little League Softball. Escanaba Senior Girls vs Garden City, Montana. Senior Little League World Series. From Sussex County, Delaware. On WGKL-FM (105.5), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.


LATEST ARTICLES
LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT SCORES/SCHEDULES
The District Ten Little League All-Star teams are representing the U.P. in state and regional tournaments. Click the above headline to see the updated schedules and scores from earlier rounds.
Escanaba Senior Girls Preparing For World Series
The Escanaba Senior Little League All-Stars (age 15-16) are preparing for the Senior Little League World Series next weekend in Delaware. The girls now know the four teams they will face in pool play, as other regional tournaments have started to wrap up. The Escanaba girls continue to practice at home, and are doing some fundraising. Click the above headline to see the details.
Lenards Steps Up; Leads D.C. Girls Into Semifinals
The Delta County Junior Little League All-Stars (age 13-14) slipped past the Kentucky State Champions, 3-2, in eight innings Tuesday at the Central Regional Tournament in South Holland, Ill. Amber Lenards ripped doubles in both the fifth and eighth innings, and scored the game's tying and winning runs. Click the above headline to see photos and videos taken by the Balengers, and listen to post-game interviews.
Marquette Electricians Hockey Program Disbanding
After struggling for the past two seasons to put a representative team on the ice, Marquette Junior Hockey President Jeff Cornock announced Monday that the Marquette Electricians 18U AAA Midget Major Hockey Team would be ceasing operations, effective immediately. Click the above headline for more.
Delta County Junior Girls Get First Regional Victory
The Delta County Junior Little League All-Stars (age 13-14) bounced back from Saturday's loss to beat South Bend, Ind., 9-0, Monday at the Central Regional Tournament in South Holland, Ill. Click the above headline to read the details, see photos and videos taken by the Balengers, and listen to post-game interviews.

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Delta County Jr. Girls Rally Into Regional Final, 3-2
Wednesday July 29, 2015




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Lenards Steps Up; Leads D.C. Girls Into Semifinals
Tuesday July 28, 2015




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Delta County Junior Girls Get First Regional Victory
Monday July 27, 2015




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AGAINST ALL ODDS! Escanaba Girls Win Regional
Sunday July 26, 2015




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U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Gladstone Baseball Team Planning Run/Walk

    The Gladstone High School Baseball team is planning its Grand Slam Fall Classic 5K Walk/Run & 10-Mile Road/Trail Run on Saturday, October 3rd at 9 a.m. Gladstone High School. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each gender and age class. You can register at www.active.com of get a race form at ghsbb.weebly.com. Registration for the 5K walk/run is $20, 10-mile run is $40. The price goes up after September 20th.

  • NMU Volleyball Team Wins Academic Award
    For the eighth consecutive season, the NMU volleyball team has been named an American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award recipient.  The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. NMU's GPA was 3.47.
  • Fewer Michigan Schools Charging To Play Sports

     The percentage of Michigan high schools that assessed participation fees to help fund athletics dropped by five percent during the 2014-15 school year, according to the most recent survey taken by the MHSAA. A total of 522 high schools responded to the 2014-15 survey. A total of 269 high schools, or 51.5 percent, charged fees this school year, compared to 56.6 percent of schools that responded to the survey in 2013-14.