Whitens Chooses Western Michigan For Basketball
One of the most successful high school athletes in the Upper Peninsula has decided on where he will go to college. North Central High School senior Jason Whitens has committed to play basketball at Western Michigan. Click the above headline for more.
Numerous Thursday HS Sporting Events Postponed
The Delta County Track meet that was scheduled for Thursday in Gladstone for all of the county's teams has been cancelled due to the weather. Gladstone Athletic Director Andy Jacques says they are looking to reschedule it for sometime in mid-May. Also Thursday, the Ishpeming at Gladstone girls softball doubleheader, the Gladstone girls golf invitational, and the Kingsford at Gladstone boys tennis match, are cancelled.
And in Escanaba, the Eskymos-Negaunee Miners baseball game has been postponed. The Esky-Menominee tennis match is rescheduled for Friday. And the Bark River-Harris vs Westwood softball doubleheader scheduled for Thursday has been called off.
4:45 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos at Gladstone Braves. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 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 The Moose).
NEWS TALK 600 SPRING BROADCAST SCHEDULE
Follow the Escanaba Eskymos and Gladstone Braves baseball teams all season long on NewsTalk 600, along with select high school softball games. Click the above headline to see the schedule.
Escanaba Football Clinic Planned For Friday Night
The 54th annual Escanaba football clinic is set for Friday night at the Terrace Bay Inn, featuring high school and college coaches who will discuss a number of different topics. Click the above headline to read more, along with registration details.
Popelka One-Hitter Leads Eskymos Past Kingsford
Justin Popelka tossed a one-hit shutout Tuesday to lead the Escanaba Eskymos to a 3-0 win over the Kingsford Flivvers at Al Ness Field. Escanaba scored all three runs in the second inning. Click the above headline for details, and to see photos and videos.
Lundin Resigns As Gladstone Girls Basketball Coach
Gladstone High School girls basketball coach Eric Lundin resigned on Monday after one year as the varsity head coach. Lundin said that he was resigning to spend more time with his family, and will be coaching fifth grade basketball. Click the above headline for more.
Gladstone Slips Past North Central In Doubleheader
Runs were at a premium on Monday as the Gladstone Braves and North Central Jets met for the first time ever in baseball. The Braves won both games, 1-0 and 2-1. Click the above headline to read game details, and to see photos and video highlights.
Five Northern Michigan golfers earned all-GLIAC accolades, the league office announced Thursday. Karissa Guthrie, Haley Hewer, Martin Eliasson, Austin Elsner and Avery Rochester were all named to the honorable mention team for their performance over the course of the 2016-17 campaign. "To have five Wildcats named all-GLIAC is an incredible accomplishment for our program," said interim head coach Bob Bastian. "They have worked so hard for this and represent Northern Michigan and the GLIAC with integrity."
Eichhorn, Berry Take Top Spots At Norway Invite
Carney-Nadeau's Hunter Eichhorn was the medalist at the Norway Invitational on Tuesday, shooting a 72. Manistique's Louis Berry was second with a 77. Calumet won the team title with 344 strokes. Negaunee was second (346), and Carney-Nadeau (352) took third overall.
Eskymos Drop Tennis Match To West Iron County
The Escanaba High School tennis team won three of the four singles flights on Tuesday, but were swept in the doubles competition and lost a dual match to West Iron County, 5-3, in Iron River. Josh Grassel won his #1 singles match in three sets, while Nathan Pascoe (#3 singles) and Cody Stevens (#4 singles) won their matches in straight sets. Pascoe did get pushed to a tiebreaker in the first set of his match, but he won that tiebreaker, 7-0. All four Escanaba doubles teams were swept in straight sets.
NMU Track Team Finishes Second At Tournament
The NMU track & field team finished second in a 15-team field at the Al Owens Classic on Saturday. The Wildcats posted 16 top-five finishes to total 102.50 points and best six GLIAC squads in their final meet before the conference championship. Kameron Burmeister took first in the 5,000-meter run, clocking in at 17:21.99. Kieren Becker (800-meter run), Samanthia Johnson (discus throw) and Ine Mylle (triple jump) finished second in their respective events.