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Green Bay Packers Bring Tailgate Tour To Escanaba
The Green Bay Packers thrilled a large crowd as the Tailgate Tour came to Escanaba. Three current players, three former players, and Packers CEO Mark Murphy were in town to meet with fans…and to raise money for Escanaba's Lakestate Industries.
Click the above headline to see photos from the event, and to hear the Packers' thoughts about the Upper Peninsula, and about the upcoming season.
Pictured above: Murphy addresses the crowd as the players listen. From left: Mason Crosby, Lynn Dickey, James Lofton, Paul Coffman, Brad Jones, and Jarrett Bush.
Gladstone's Solis Wins Gold At 'NUWAY' Nationals
The National United Wrestling Association Championships were held Sunday in downstate Battle Creek. Seven Gladstone boys were a part of the event...the only Upper Peninsula wrestlers to compete. Second grader Austin Solis won the national championship in the 56-pound weight class. Click the above headline to read how all of the Gladstone boys did.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Wednesday April 16, 2014
7:30 PM - NBA Basketball. Detroit Pistons at Oklahoma City Thunder. From Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla. On WCHT-AM (600).
Thursday April 17, 2014
4:15 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos at Marinette Marines. From Pederson Ballpark in Marinette, Wis. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Friday April 18, 2014
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs Game One. Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins. From TD Garden in Boston, Mass. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Sunday April 20, 2014
2:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs Game Two. Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins. From TD Garden in Boston, Mass. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Monday April 21, 2014
5:15 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves at North Central Jets. From Hermansville, Mich. On WCHT-AM (600) and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Tuesday April 22, 2014
4:15 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves vs Negaunee Miners. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. THIS IS A DOUBLEHEADER. On WCHT-AM (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)
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs Game Three. Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Thursday April 24, 2014
6:00 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos vs Negaunee Miners. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
7:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Game Four. Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Friday April 25, 2014
6:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide 250-mile race from the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Saturday April 26, 2014
12:00 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves vs Rudyard Bulldogs. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. THIS IS A DOUBLEHEADER. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
2:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Game Five (IF NECESSARY). Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins. From the TD Garden in Boston, Mass. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
6:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 400-mile race from Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Kingsford, Marquette Easily Win Dome Track Meets
The Kingsford High School boys track team easily won the Division One meet Tuesday at the Superior Dome with 113.5 points, easily outdistancing second place Menominee. And in the girls meet, the margin was even wider: Marquette won with 140.5 points and Menominee was a distant second place with 57. Escanaba and Gladstone finished way behind in both the boys and girls meets. Click the above headline to see all of the results.
Eskymos Drop Baseball Season-Opener In Appleton
The Escanaba High School baseball team opened its 2014 season Friday with a 7-3 loss to the Appleton North Lightning in Wisconsin. The game was played in Wisconsin instead of in Escanaba because there is still snow on Al Ness Field. Click the above headline to read more details.
Red Wings Recall Former NMU Goaltender Coreau
The Detroit Red Wings on Thursday recalled goaltender Jared Coreau from the minor leagues. The 22-year-old Coreau played for Northern Michigan University for three years and is finishing his first year of professional hockey this spring. Click the above headline to read more.
Detroit Red Wings In NHL Playoffs For 23rd Year
The Detroit Red Wings are returning to the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs for a 23rd straight year. The Wings lost to Pittsburgh in a shootout Wednesday night, but earned a point in the standings that clinched a playoff spot. Listen to every Detroit Red Wings playoff game on the 100,000 watt Magic 97 (WGLQ-FM 97.1) across the U.P.
Gladstone Teen Thanks Champion For Sponsorship
Gladstone teenager Jordan Ives spent the last day of his Spring Break thanking the folks at Champion Spark Plugs for the $50,000 in sponsorship money that he won in a national contest this winter.
Gladstone Braves Add Baseball Game Saturday
The Gladstone High School baseball team will try to open its season this Friday with a doubleheader in downstate Reed City. And now, the team has added a game against Kingsley High School on Saturday. That game will start at 11:00 Saturday morning, weather permitting.
MHSAA Wants Kids To Sign Up For Advisory Council
The Michigan High School Athletic Association is seeking student-athletes to become members of its Student Advisory Council beginning with the 2014-15 school year. Four boys and four girls from the Class of 2016 will be selected to two-year terms, and will meet on matters related to maintaining and promoting a proper perspective and sensible scope for high school sports in Michigan. Go to www.mhsaa.com for more information.
Sweetgrass Golf Course Gets High Praise
The Sweetgrass golf course in Hannahville continues to get high marks from the people who rate golf courses for a living. The publication "Golf Week" has named Sweetgrass to its "Best In State" rankings for a fourth year in a row. Sweetgrass holds down the Number 14 spot out of more than 600 Michigan golf courses. The course is being praised for its conditioning, hole variety, and overall routing. Sweetgrass will again play host to the LPGA Symetra Tour event June 28th through the 30th.