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Friday March 6, 2015

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Pinar Hat Trick Leads Eskymos Into Regional Final

Calvin Pinar scored three goals and Jack Valentine was strong in net, and the Escanaba Eskymos upended the Marquette Redmen, 4-2, in hockey playoff action Thursday night at Marquette's Lakeview Arena. Levi Wunder scored the team's other goal as the Eskymos earned a spot in Saturday's regional championship game in Gaylord.

Click the above headline to see videos taken by Mike Dagenais, photos taken by Mary Gauthier, and listen to post-game interviews. Pictured above: Pinar (18) celebrates as Marquette goalie Brendan Higbie (35) fishes the puck out of his net.
MARCH MADNESS! Escanaba Girls Stun Gladstone

The Escanaba Eskymos played strong defense and dominated on the boards Wednesday, and posted a stunning 46-27 win over the Gladstone Braves in the Class B District Semifinals. Gladstone had won both regular season meetings between the rivals.

Click the above headline to read details and see photos and videos, taken by Nate Bellville. Pictured above: Michelle LaFave runs a play as Ashley Edwardsen defends.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Friday March 6, 2015
6:45 PM - High School Girls Basketball. Class D District Championship Game. Rapid River Rockets vs Munising Mustangs. From the Superior High School Gym. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Calgary Flames. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Saturday March 7, 2015
12:45 PM - High School Hockey. MHSAA Division Two Regional Championship game from Otsego County Sportplex in Gaylord, Mich. Escanaba vs Bay City Area Thunder. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

3:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. XFinity Series 300-mile race from Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Sunday March 8, 2015
12:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins. From the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

2:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup Series 400-mile race from Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Monday March 9, 2015
6:45 PM - High School Boys Basketball. Class D District Tournament. Rapid River Rockets vs Superior Central Cougars. From the Rapid River High School Gym. On WCHT-AM (600), and 0n-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Edmonton Oilers. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).


LATEST ARTICLES
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL DISTRICTS
The MHSAA girls high school basketball district tournaments are under way across the Upper Peninsula. Click the above headline for the schedules for all U.P. teams.
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY SCORES/SCHEDULE
The 2014-15 high school hockey season now heads into the post-season for the Upper Peninsula's ten varsity teams. Click the above headline to see the schedule and scores for all of the U.P. teams.
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL SCORES/SCHEDULE
The 2014-15 Upper Peninsula boys high school basketball season is winding down. Click the above headline to see the schedules and scores from across the U.P.
Eskymos Battle Past Miners For 3-0 Playoff Victory
The Escanaba High School hockey team had to work hard Tuesday night to earn a 3-0 regional tournament victory over the Negaunee Miners at the Wells Sports Complex. Click the above headline to read the game details, and to see photos taken by Mary Gauthier and videos taken by Mike Dagenais.
Sluggish Broncos Win District Opener Over Wolves
The Bark River-Harris Broncos had trouble with their shooting Monday night, but their aggressive defense made up for it as the district tournament began. The BR-H girls took a 33-4 halftime lead and cruised to a 58-19 win over the Carney-Nadeau Wolves. Click the above headline for details.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Pinar Hat Trick Leads Eskymos Into Regional Final
Thursday March 5, 2015




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MARCH MADNESS! Escanaba Girls Stun Gladstone
Wednesday March 4, 2015




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Eskymos Battle Past Miners For 3-0 Playoff Victory
Tuesday March 3, 2015




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Sluggish Broncos Win District Opener Over Wolves
Monday March 2, 2015



U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • NMU Women Eliminated In GLIAC Tournament
    Northern Michigan University women's basketball was beaten by Grand Valley State 74-52 in the GLIAC Tournament Quarterfinals Wednesday night in Allendale.  Senior guard Alyssa Colla scored a game-high 21 points for the Wildcats which moves her into third place on the all-time scoring list with 1,567 career points. Gladstone High School graduate Jammie Botruff scored 13 points off the bench for the GVSU Lakers.
  • Tech Women Improve To 25-2 With Tourney Win
    The Michigan Tech Huskies women's basketball team cruised past Hillsdale 67-49 in the opening round of the GLIAC Tournament Wednesday night at the SDC Gym and will host the GLIAC Final Four this weekend. The Huskies jumped on the Chargers early in both halves to earn their 25th win of the season. Eleven dufferent MTU players scored, led by Brenna Heise's 16 points.
  • Gladstone Baseball Plans Breakfast Fundraiser
    Join the 2015 Gladstone Braves varsity baseball team on Sunday, April 12th for the "Meet the Team and Coaches” breakfast fundraiser at the Gladstone Middle School Cafeteria from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The breakfast will serve scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, fried potatoes, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee. There will be raffles and door prizes every hour. Tickets are $7. Go to www.ghsbb.weebly.com, or call 280-1169 or 399-5374.