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Marquette Tops Gladstone Twice To Win State Title
The Gladstone Indians dropped two games to the Marquette Blues in the championships of the Class A American Legion Baseball State Tournament Saturday in Escanaba, 4-0 and 13-3. The Indians couldn't muster up any run support for starting pitcher Brandon Cooper in the opener, and Marquette came out swinging the bats early in the second game.
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Escanaba 9-10 Girls Open State Tourney With Rout
The Escanaba Minor Girls Little League All-Stars (age 9-10) rolled to a 14-0 win over Milan in their state tournament opener Saturday in downstate Essexville. Click the above headline to read the details, and to see photos taken by Heidi Bullen.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Sunday August 2, 2015
12:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 400-mile race from the Pocono Raceway in Pennslyvania. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
7:30 PM - Little League Softball. Escanaba Senior Girls vs Garden City, Montana. Senior Little League World Series. From Sussex County, Delaware. On WGKL-FM (105.5), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Monday August 3, 2015
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).
Tuesday August 4, 2015
9:30 AM - Little League Softball. Escanaba Senior Girls vs Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. From the Senior Little League World Series in Sussex County, Delaware. On WGKL-FM (105.5), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racng. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Wednesday August 5, 2015
7:30 PM - Little League Softball. Senior Little League Softball World Series. Escanaba vs Prague, Czech Republic. From Sussex County, Delaware. On WGKL-FM (105.5), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Thursday August 6, 2015
7:30 PM - Little League Softball. Senior Little League World Series. Escanaba vs Damascus, Virginia. From Sussex County, Delaware. On WGKL-FM (105.5), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT SCORES/SCHEDULES
The District Ten Little League All-Star teams are representing the U.P. in state and regional tournaments. Click the above headline to see the updated schedules and scores from earlier rounds.
Indians In, Cubs Out, At Legion State Championship
The Gladstone Indians advanced to the championship game behind a gutsy performance on the mound by Jake Peterson and a two-run home run by Hunter Garling.
Escanaba won the second game of the day over Hudson Post 180, 4-2, behind a three-run homer by Brandon Punzel and a good pitching performance by Tyler Skufca. But the Cubs ran out of pitching and were eliminated in the semifinal by Marquette, 12-4. Click the above headline for more details and photos.
END OF THE LINE: Jr. Girls Fall In Regional Final
The tournament run ended one win shy of the World Series for the Delta County Junior Girls (age 13-14) at the Central Regional Tournament in South Holland, Ill. The girls took an early lead but made six errors and lost to Clay County, Ky., 7-1, in the regional championship game. Click the above headline for details.
Indians Use Big Innings To Get Jump On Cubs, 6-3
The defending state champion Gladstone Indians used a pair of big innings to turn back the Escanaba Cubs, 6-3, in the opener of the American Legion Baseball Class A State Championship at Al Ness Field. Marquette turned back Hudson, 2-1 earlier in the day.
Click the above headline to read more details from the tournament's first day.
Escanaba Senior Girls Preparing For World Series
The Escanaba Senior Little League All-Stars (age 15-16) are preparing for the Senior Little League World Series next weekend in Delaware. The girls now know the four teams they will face in pool play, as other regional tournaments have started to wrap up. The Escanaba girls continue to practice at home, and are doing some fundraising. Click the above headline to see the details.
Olympic Cross-Country Team Holding Camp
The U.S. Olympic Training Site at Northern Michigan University is currently holding the innaugural Central Cross Country Association (CXC Skiing) Dream Camp. The camp consists of 21 of the best U14 boys and girls skiiers selected based on race results at CXC Youth Cup Races from the 2014-15 ski season. The camp runs until Monday, August 3rd.
Gladstone Baseball Team Planning Run/Walk
The Gladstone High School Baseball team is planning its Grand Slam Fall Classic 5K Walk/Run & 10-Mile Road/Trail Run on Saturday, October 3rd at 9 a.m. Gladstone High School. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each gender and age class. You can register at www.active.com of get a race form at ghsbb.weebly.com. Registration for the 5K walk/run is $20, 10-mile run is $40. The price goes up after September 20th.
NMU Volleyball Team Wins Academic Award
For the eighth consecutive season, the NMU volleyball team has been named an American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award recipient. The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. NMU's GPA was 3.47.
Fewer Michigan Schools Charging To Play Sports
The percentage of Michigan high schools that assessed participation fees to help fund athletics dropped by five percent during the 2014-15 school year, according to the most recent survey taken by the MHSAA. A total of 522 high schools responded to the 2014-15 survey. A total of 269 high schools, or 51.5 percent, charged fees this school year, compared to 56.6 percent of schools that responded to the survey in 2013-14.