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Wednesday July 23, 2014

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Nolde 'Coming Home' To Be Esky Athletic Director

Escanaba High School has a new athletic director. EHS alum Nick Nolde has been hired to take over the department, two months after the resignation of Dave Wilson. Nolde has been the athletic director at Bark River-Harris High School the past couple of years.

Click the above headline to read more details and hear from Nolde on his hiring.
Avery Rochester On Top Again At UPLGA Tourney

Marquette native Avery Rochester won the Upper Peninsula Lady's Golf Association championship for a third straight year Tuesday at Escanaba's Highland Golf Course.

She defeated Calumet's Zoe Woodworth in the championship flight, 3 and 2. Click the above headline to see all of Tuesday's results. Pictured above: Avery Rochester.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Wednesday July 23, 2014
6:00 PM - Little League Softball. 9-10 Girls Sectional Game #2. Escanaba vs Penokee Range. From Lemmerand Park in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

8:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Truck Series "Mid Summer Classic" Dirt Track Race. From Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. On WCMM-FM (102.5). 

Thursday July 24, 2014
11:15 AM - Little League Softball. 13-14 Girls State Tournament. Escanaba vs Milan. From Indian River, Michigan. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

5:30 PM - Little League Softball. 13/14 Junior Girls State Tournament. Escanaba vs Indian River Tri-Rivers. From Indian River, Michigan. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Friday July 25, 2014
10:45 AM - Little League Softball. 13/14 Junior Girls State Tournament. Escanaba vs Constantine. From Indian River, Michigan. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.


LATEST ARTICLES
Escanaba Minor Girls Win Sectional Opener, 12-0
The Escanaba 9-10 girls had an easy time of it on Tuesday in the first sectional tournament game against Penokee Range. Escanaba needed just four innings to post a 12-0 win over the western U.P. team. Click the above headline to read details.
Team Of Destiny? Clinton Wins Softball State Title
The Escanaba Senior Girls (age 15-16) were trying to repeat as state champions at the Senior Softball State Tournament Sunday in downstate New Boston. But their opponent, Clinton, rode a wave of emotion and turned in a near-perfect performance to win the state title, 4-2. Clinton followed up its incredible semifinal victory to earn a trip to the regionals. Click the above headline for details, photos and videos.
Escanaba Senior Girls Top Sault In State Semifinal
The Escanaba Senior Girls (age 15-16) improved to 4-0 in the state tournament by picking up two more wins on Saturday. Escanaba closed out pool play with a 4-2 win over Taylor, and then beat Sault Ste. Marie, 15-2, in the state semifinal game. Click the above headline to read game details and to see photos and videos.
Escanaba 9-10 Boys Crush Menominee For District
The Escanaba 9-10 boys baseball team followed up its Yooper Tournament championship with a district title on Friday. The boys pounded Menominee, 18-1, to earn a spot in the state tournament in Grand Rapids. Click the above headline to see new photos.
Escanaba Juniors Win Sectionals; States Up Next
The Escanaba Junior Little League All-Stars (age 13-14) won an Upper Peninsula sectional championship on Friday, beating Baraga County, 11-1 and 10-2, at Lemmerand Park. Escanaba advances to the state tournament in Indian River. Click the above headline to see details and photos.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Nolde 'Coming Home' To Be Esky Athletic Director
Tuesday July 22, 2014

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Team Of Destiny? Clinton Wins Softball State Title
Sunday July 20, 2014




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Escanaba Senior Girls Top Sault In State Semifinal
Saturday July 19, 2014




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Escanaba 9-10 Boys Crush Menominee For District
Friday July 18, 2014

U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Gladstone Indians Split Saturday Doubleheader
    The Gladstone Indians split an American Legion doubleheader with Oconto Falls, Wis., on Saturday at Don Olsen Field. The games were rescheduled from earlier this season. Gladstone scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning to win the opener, 4-3. The Indians lost the nightcap, 11-3.
  • 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.mghsbb.weebly.com .
  • NMU Having Golf Tryouts This September
    Northern Michigan University head golf coach Kyle Wittenbach will be holding tryouts for the Wildcat golf program alternating between Heritage and Greywalls golf courses September 7, 13 and 20 for the upcoming season. Wittenbach will award up to two players a spot on the roster. Contact Wittenbach at kwittenb@nmu.edu. You must register and have a physical by August 31. Registration Info Here