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Wild Ending Helps Esky JV's Hold Off Braves, 14-7
Scout Wunder scored a touchdown and two-point conversion late in the fourth quarter to lead the Escanaba Eskymos to a 14-7 win over the Gladstone Braves in a battle of undefeated junior varsity football teams Thursday night.
But the game ended on a pass play in the end zone that generated plenty of controversy as the Braves tried to tie, or perhaps win, the game. Click the above headline for game details, radio replays, and videos and photos taken by Nate Bellville.
Pictured: Gladstone's Spencer Husbye (15) can't handle a potential touchdown pass that Escanaba's Hayden Haslow (9) intercepted on a deflection. (Eric Thompson photo)
Upper Peninsula Cross-Country Teams Do Tune-Up
Two dozen high school cross country teams converged on the Beauchamp Farm on Thursday for the Gladstone Invitational. It was a tune-up for the Upper Peninsula Finals, which will be held on this same Delta County course on October 24th.
Click the above headline to see the results. (Photo of NCA Jets boys winnning team!)
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Thursday October 8, 2015
6:00 PM - High School Football. Escanaba Junior Varsity Eskymos at Gladstone Junior Varsity Braves. From the Marble Athletic Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Friday October 9, 2015
6:30 PM - High School Football. Newberry Indians at Manistique Emeralds. From the Manistique High School. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.
6:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves at Escanaba Eskymos. From the Escanaba Athletic Field. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Toronto Maple Leafs. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
7:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. XFinity Series "Drive For The Cure 300". From the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Saturday October 10, 2015
6:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup "500" Race. From the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Carolina Hurricanes. From the PNC Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Sunday October 11, 2015
11:00 AM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers vs St. Louis Rams. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Kick-off is 1:00 E.T. Coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
2:00 PM - NFL Football. Detroit Lions vs Arizona Cardinals. From Ford Field on Detroit, Michigan. Kick-off is 4:05 p.m. Coverage begins at 2:00 on WTIQ-AM (1490).
Monday October 12, 2015
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).
Tuesday October 13, 2015
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live". From the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Girls Tennis Players Win All-U.P., All-State Honors
The Upper Peninsula's best girls tennis players were announced on Tuesday as the Coaches Association named its All-U.P. and All-State teams. Negaunee's Angela Ring and Kingsford's Katy Hicks were named U.P. Players of the Year, and All-Staters, in singles.
In doubles, the Escanaba team of Emily LaFave and Kayla VanPortfliet (pictured) were picked All-U.P. and All-State. Click the above headline to see all of the award winners.
Menominee Beats Gladstone For Second Time, 3-1
The Menominee High School girls volleyball won two tight games to break a 1-1 tie and beat the Gladstone Braves, 3-1, Monday night in Menominee. It was the Maroons' second win over the Braves this season. The scores were 25-12, 24-26, 26-24, 25-22.
Click the above headline to see the statistics from the match, along with other U.P. scores.
Northern Hangs On To Beat Saginaw Valley, 36-34
The Northern Michigan University football team stopped a two-point conversion attempt in the final seconds and beat Saginaw Valley State, 36-34, Saturday at the Superior Dome. Escanaba native Austin Young had three catches, including a 49-yard touchdown reception. He also had three returns on special teams and recovered a fumble. Click the above headline to read more details courtesy of NMU Sports Information.
Braves Battle; Fall To Sault On Homecoming, 37-27
Ryan Jones scored three touchdowns to lead the Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils to a 37-27 win over the Gladstone Braves Friday night on Braves Homecoming. Ben Schwalbach threw two touchdown passes to Jake Greenfield in a losing effort for Gladstone. Click the above headline to see photos and videos taken by Nate Bellville.
Manistique Hockey Association Euchre Tourney
The Manistique Hockey Association's Euchre Tournament will be held on October 17th at the Elks Club in Manistique. Registration will begin at 6:00 p.m. and play will begin at 6:30. There will be six rounds of play, with partners redrawn for each round. There will also be cash prizes, a 50/50 raffle, brown bag auction and snacks will be available.
Michigan Tech Soccer Shuts Down Malone
Lexi Herrewig and Jacqueline Mielke both scored to carry the Michigan Tech women's soccer team to a 2-0 win against Malone University in a GLIAC conference showdown Sunday at Sherman Field. Tech controlled the first half and outshot the Pioneers 15-1 before Herrewig put the Huskies on the board in the 43rd minute.Mielke doubled the Michigan Tech advantage in the 77th minute when she took a cross from Herrewig and snuck a shot inside the far post.
Lake Superior State Hockey Loses Exhibtion
Lake Superior State's hockey team dropped its final exhibition match up of the season's opening weekend on Sunday evening. The Lakers fell 2-1 to the U.S. National Team Development Program U-18 in a game that needed overtime to decide the winner. Sophomore Scott Patterson scored the only LSSU goal.
Northern Soccer Team Gets 2nd Win Of Season
The Northern Michigan women's soccer team blanked Lake Erie, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at the NMU Soccer Field. The Wildcats and Storm continued their defensive struggle through the early stages of the second half. Then in the 79th minute,Carmen Villarruel connected with Wynona Maravilla for the lone goal of the contest to secure the win for the Wildcats.
The Wildcats held the edge in both corner kicks, 5-0, and in shots, 16-9.