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Wednesday August 27, 2014

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Eskymos Dominate Munising Cross-Country Meet

The Escanaba Eskymos literally ran away with the championships of the Munising Invitational Tuesday afternoon at Valley Spur. The Eskymos used their depth to win the 13-team boys meet with 39 points, and the girls meet with 46 points.

Click the above headline for more details. Pictured above: the start of Tuesday's boys race at Valley Spur. (Paul Gerard photo; see more pictures at
Braves Get First Tennis Win; Eskymos Tie Flivvers

The Gladstone High School tennis team picked up its first win of the season on Tuesday, beating Menominee, 5-3, in Menominee. The Braves won all four of the singles flights.

Meanwhile, Escanaba and Kingsford played to a 4-4 tie in Escanaba. Click the above headline to see more for details. Pictured above: Anna Caramella (left) and Paige Schwartz (right) smile after getting a point in a recent match. They won Tuesday in Menominee.
Thursday August 28, 2014
5:00 PM - NFL Pre-season football. Green Bay Packers vs Kansas City Chiefs. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Kick-off is 7:00 ET, Coverage begins at 5:00 on WGLQ-FM (97.1).

6:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves vs Gwinn Model Towners. From the Marble Athletic Field in Gladstone. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at

Friday August 29, 2014
6:30 PM - High School Football. Negaunee Miners vs Manistique Emeralds. From the Manistique High School. On WTIQ-AM (1490) and on-line at

Saturday August 30, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 300-mile race from Atlanta Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Sunday August 31, 2014
12:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Truck Series 250-mile race from the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. On WCHT-AM (600).

6:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 500-mile race from Atlanta Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Monday September 1, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

Tuesday September 2, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Escanaba Overwhelms Gladstone In Girls HS Tennis
The Escanaba Eskymos turned in their most dominating performance of the young tennis season on Monday, beating the Gladstone Braves, 7-1, in Gladstone. Escanaba won six flights in straight sets, and Escanaba took a marathon victory at #1 doubles. Click the above headline for details.
Eskymos, Braves Fall In Volleyball Openers At Sault
The high school volleyball season began on Saturday as the Escanaba Eskymos and Gladstone Braves competed at the Sault Ste. Marie Invitational. Both Delta County teams came home without a win. Click the above headline for more details.
Eskymos, Miners Battle In H.S. Football Scrimmage
The Escanaba Eskymos and Negaunee Miners got in about an hour of work Friday as they get ready for the start of the high school football season. The teams played a scrimmage at the Escanaba Athletic Field, with the Eskymos scoring six times and the Miners cracking the end zone three times. Click the above headline to see photos and videos.
Braves Girls 2nd, Boys 3rd In Cross-Country Opener
The Gladstone High School cross-country teams opened the season Friday at the Marquette Relays. The Braves girls finished second behind the near-perfct Redettes, while the Gladstone boys were third behind Negaunee and Marquette. Click the above headline to read details.
Braves Compete Well; Lose Opener To Marquette
The Gladstone High School girls tennis team opened its season Thursday with a 5-3 loss to the Marquette Redettes at Pfotenhauer Park. The Braves won the top two singles flights and won at #1 doubles, but Marquette had more depth and won the match. Click the above headline to see details.

Escanaba Overwhelms Gladstone In Girls HS Tennis
Monday August 25, 2014

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Eskymos, Miners Battle In H.S. Football Scrimmage
Friday August 22, 2014

Braves Compete Well; Lose Opener To Marquette
Thursday August 21, 2014

Eskymos Open Season With 6-2 Win Over Redettes
Wednesday August 20, 2014

  • Tuesday Night's High School Volleyball Results
    The Escanaba High School volleyball team fell to 0-3-2 on the season with a loss Tuesday night in Iron Mountain. The Mountaineers won the match, 3-0. The scores were 25-15, 25-14, and 25-21. Escanaba won the junior varsity match. Also on Tuesday, Gwinn beat Big Bay deNoc, 3-1; Ishpeming downed Superior Central, 3-0; and Negaunee topped Westwood, 3-1.
  • 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 or go to .
  • 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 You must register and have a physical by August 31. Registration Info Here
  • Escanaba Ast. Wrestling Coach Resigns
    Escanaba High School assistant wrestling coach Jim Hansen resigned on Monday. In a statement, Hansen thanked the community for its support and said that he is resigning to be able to spend more time with his family. Hansen is also the Eskymos' head varsity football coach and will remain in that position.