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Tuesday June 30, 2015

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Bray Home Run, Shutout Lead Esky Past Kingsford

Casey Bray hit a home run and added a two-run double at the plate, and he came within one out of pitching a no-hitter Monday as Escanaba beat Kingsford, 7-0, to win the championship of the Yooper 9-10 Boys Little League Baseball Tournament.

Click the above headline to see photos and videos from Monday night's game.
Well-Known Escanaba Racer Peterson Dead At 54

The Upper Peninsula racing community is in shock today after the sudden death of Dale Peterson. Peterson won his late model dirt car race Saturday night at the Upper Peninsula International Raceway, but died Sunday morning. Click the above headline to read more.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Tuesday June 30, 2015
5:00 PM - American Legion Baseball. Gladstone Indians vs Marquette Blues. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. Game One of Doubleheader. 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).

7:30 PM - American Legion Baseball. Gladstone Indians vs Marquette Blues. Game Two of Doubleheader. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Friday July 3, 2015
5:00 PM - American Legion Baseball. Escanaba Junior Cubs vs Gladstone Junior Indians. From Al-Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:45 PM - American Legion Baseball. Gladstone Indians at Escanaba Cubs. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Saturday July 4, 2015
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. XFinity Firecracker 250 race from the Dayt0na International Speedway in Daytona, Florida. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Sunday July 5, 2015
6:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 400-mile race from the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida. On WCMM-FM (102.5).


LATEST ARTICLES
Swede Holmqvist Wins Island Resort Championship
Sweden's Dani Holmqvist birdied on the final hole to avoid a playoff and win the LPGA Symetra Tour's Island Resort Championship by one stroke on Sunday at the Sweetgrass Golf Course. Canadian Samantha Richdale (Kelowna, British Columbia) finished second, while fellow Canadian Brooke Henderson (Smith Falls, Ontario) took third. Click the above headline to read the details, courtesy of the LPGA Symetra Tour.
Mistake-Prone Cubs Routed; Menominee Hangs On
The Marinette Firecracker American Legion Baseball Tournament came to an end on Sunday with four games. The Escanaba Cubs made seven errors and lost to Manitowoc, 14-1. Menominee hung on to beat Green Bay, 3-1, while Watertown beat Marquette, 5-3. Click the above headline to read details, and to see photos and videos from the Escanaba-Manitowoc and Menominee-Green Bay games.
North Rallies Past South To Win U.P. All-Star Game
The Upper Peninsula High School All-Star football game was held Saturday at the Superior Dome. The North team scored twice in the fourth quarter to beat the South team, 35-25. Click the above headline for more.
Cubs Split Saturday Firecracker Tournament Games
The Escanaba Cubs split their two Saturday games at the 2015 Firecracker tournament. The Cubs beat the Green Bay Blue Jays 10-0 behind a strong pitching performance by Alec Slaga. But, the momentum didn't carry into the second game as they dropped the night game to Watertown 9-2. Click the above headline for more details, photos, and videos.
Canadian Takes Second Round Lead At Sweetgrass
Anne-Catherine Tanguay (Quebec, Canada) will take a one-shot lead over Dani Holmqvist (Stockholm, Sweden) into the final round of the Island Resort Championship. Tanguay shot a 67 in Saturday's second round at the Sweetgrass Golf Course. Click the above headline to read more details, courtesy of the Symetra Tour.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Bray Home Run, Shutout Lead Esky Past Kingsford
Monday June 29, 2015



Mistake-Prone Cubs Routed; Menominee Hangs On
Sunday June 28, 2015



North Rallies Past South To Win U.P. All-Star Game
Saturday June 27, 2015

Cubs Split Saturday Firecracker Tournament Games
Saturday June 27, 2015



U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Grand Valley Hires Yooper As Women's BB Coach
    Mike Williams has been hied as the new women's basketball coach at Grand Valley state. Williams spent the last four years as the head coach at Davenport University, where he compiled a record of 130-11. Back in 1999, Williams helped to start the women's basketball program at Finlandia University in Hancock. He also coached the Hancock High School's girls varsity team from 1989-2000. Williams was also the head girls basketball coach at Ironwood High School in 1986.
  • Gladstone Indians Game Cancelled Again
    The Gladstone Indians American Legion Baseball team had another game cancelled on Monday. Their game in Ishpeming was called off because the Ishpeming team had no pitchers available due to the Blue Storm playing four games in the Marinette Firecracker Tournament over the weekend. Gladstone had doubleheaders cancelled last Thursday against Hancock and last Friday against Kingsford.