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Saturday April 18, 2015

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Braves Battle Past Vikings For Doubleheader Sweep

The Gladstone High School baseball team scored three runs in the eighth inning to pull out a 7-4 win over the Cadillac Vikings in the first game of a doubleheader Friday in Cadillac. Then the Braves rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win the nightcap, 6-3.

Click the above headline to read the details, and to see photos taken by Lori Jurek, videos taken by Laura Lamberg, and hear audio replays and interviews. Pictured above: Gladstone's Clay Cole leads (13) off the bag as Cadillac's Lewis Finch waits for the pitch.
Bark River-Harris Beats Stephenson For First Win

The Bark River-Harris Broncos played their first baseball game in 60 years Thursday night, and it was a success. Drake Draze carried a no-hitter into the final inning before the Broncos held on to beat the Stephenson Eagles, 8-5, in Daggett.

Click the above headline to read details, and to see photos taken by Christa Getzloff. Pictured above: Drake Draze had a strong debut on the mound Thursday night.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Saturday April 18, 2015
11:00 AM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves at Kingsley Stags. From the Kingsley High School in Kingsley, Mich. THIS IS A DOUBLEHEADER. Broadcast begins at 11:00 on-line at www.rrnsports.com ONLY, joined in progress at Noon on WCHT-AM (600).

1:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. XFinity Series 300-mile Race. From Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

2:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Game #2. Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning. From the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Flordia. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Sunday April 19, 2015
12:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup Series 500-mile race. From Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Monday April 20, 2015
4:15 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves vs North Central Jets. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

Tuesday April 21, 2015
4:15 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves vs Negaunee Miners. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Game Three. Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroity. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Thursday April 23, 2015
5:00 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.

6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Game Four. Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Friday April 24, 2015
5:00 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos vs Beloit Turner HS. From Waupun, Wisconsin. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.


LATEST ARTICLES
Eskymos Top Redmen In Baseball Home Opener
The Escanaba Eskymos scored six runs in the third inning and then cruised to an 8-3 win over the Marquette Redmen in the Eskymos' first home game of the season. Click the above headline to read details, listen to highlights and interviews, and to see photos taken by Sandi Young and Mike Dagenais.
Wells Sports Complex Renamed After Hannahville
The Wells Sports Complex has been renamed the "Hannahville Ice & Turf Complex" after the tribe paid to turn the old "second rink" into a brand new facility for softball, baseball, soccer, and tennis. Click the above headline to read all of the details.
Sault's Pullar Stadium Finalist For Hockeyville USA
The voting for Kraft's Hockeyville campaign opened Tuesday, and Sault Ste. Marie's Pullar stadium has been named one of the 10 finalists from thousands of applicants throughout the nation. Click the above headline to read all of the details.
Young Braves Take Their Lumps In Appleton Sweep
The Gladstone Braves got their feet wet in an unpleasant way Saturday, losing both ends of a baseball doubleheader to Appleton North, 9-1 and 16-0, in Appleton. The Braves, with 14 freshmen and sophomores on the roster, were overwhelmed by a Lightning team that includes three NCAA-Division One recruits. Click the above headline to read details, and to see photos taken by Lori Jurek.
Eskymo Baseball Wins One, Loses One In Wisconsin
The Escanaba High School baseball team scored seven runs in the first inning Saturday and cruised to a 10-5 win over Seymour (Wis.) in the first game of a triangular in Wisconsin. The Eskymos lost the second game to the Shiocton (Wis.) Chiefs, 9-7. Click the above headline to read details and to see photos taken by Sandi Young.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Braves Battle Past Vikings For Doubleheader Sweep
Friday April 17, 2015




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Bark River-Harris Beats Stephenson For First Win
Thursday April 16, 2015

Eskymos Top Redmen In Baseball Home Opener
Wednesday April 15, 2015


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Wells Sports Complex Renamed After Hannahville
Wednesday April 15, 2015


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U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Escanaba Tennis Third At Yooper Classic
    The Escanaba High School boys tennis team finished third at the Yooper Classic tournament Friday, which was actually played in the Marinette Dome in Wisconsin. The Eskymos had 20 points, while Menominee was second with 22. Kingsford won the championship with a perfect score of 35 points. Escanaba Coach Jim Hansen said: "Individually I was happy with our performance overall. We improved our score from last year by 7 points and placed second or third in 7 flight pools. Everyone contributed."
  • Rapid River Softball Sweeps Manistique
    The Rapid River Rockets softball team opened the 2015 season with a doubleheader sweep Tuesday in Manistique. The Rockets hung on to beat the Emeralds, 9-7, in the opener, and then won the nightcap, 10-2, as Ericka Rubick had four hits (including a home run). Rapid River hosts Munising for another doubleheader on Wednesday.
  • Finlandia Baseball Gets First Win Sunday
    The Finlandia baseball team earned their first win of the season Sunday as the Lions split with Maranatha Baptist University. The Lions lost the first game 3-2 and came back to win the second game of the doubleheader, 5-2. Junior Luke Paul was the winning pitcher for Finlandia and helped his cause from the plate with three hits in seven at-bats.
  • LSSU Softball Team Gets Sunday Split

    Lake Superior State held Findlay scoreless for six straight innings and out-hit the Oilers 13-6 to win the second game of Sunday's softball double-header at Findlay, 5-3. The Lakers avenged an 8-0 first-game loss. LSSU (11-18 overall, 4-11 GLIAC) scored the go-ahead run in the top of the second inning and added an insurance run in the top of the sixth after the first inning ended in a 3-3 deadlock.