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Eskymos Think Positive As Football Season Begins

The Escanaba High School football team had its first day of practice with hitting on Friday, and the boys held an intrasquad game to show off their talents. The team broke down into Orange and Black practice squads, and it was a 22-22 draw at the Escanaba Athletic Field.

Click the above headline to see photos and videos from the exhibition game. Pictured above: Dylan Gauthier (20) races for a touchdwown for the "Orange" team on Friday.
Five To Be Inducted Into GHS Athletic Hall of Fame
Five people will be added to the Gladstone High School Athletic Hall of Fame this fall. The ceremony is set for October 18th at the Terrace Bay Inn. Click the above headline to see who will be a part of the fourth class to the Hall of Fame.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Tuesday August 19, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. NASCAR Live from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5)

Wednesday August 20, 2014
8:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Camping World Truck Series Race. From Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. On WCHT-AM (600).

Friday August 22, 2014
6:00 PM - NFL pre-season football. Green Bay Packers vs Oakland Raiders. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Kick-off is 8:00 ET. Coverage begins at 6:00 on WGLQ-FM (97.1).

7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 250-mile race from Bristol Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Saturday August 23, 2014
6:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup "Night Race" from Bristol Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Monday August 25, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" From the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

Tuesday August 26, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" From the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Thursday August 28, 2014
5:00 PM - NFL Pre-season football. Green Bay Packers vs Kansas City Chiefs. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Kick-off is 7:00 ET, Coverage begins at 5:00 on WGLQ-FM (97.1).

6:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves vs Gwinn Model Towners. From the Marble Athletic Field in Gladstone. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Saturday August 30, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 300-mile race from Atlanta Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Sunday August 31, 2014
12:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Truck Series 250-mile race from the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. On WCHT-AM (600).

6:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 500-mile race from Atlanta Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).


LATEST ARTICLES
Braves Optimistic As Football Practice Gets Started
The Gladstone High School football team went 0-9 in 2013. But the Braves are looking for better things under a revamped offense. The Braves held their first practice Monday morning at just past midnight, the very first moment allowed under MHSAA rules. Click the above headline for details.
STATE CHAMPIONS! Indians On Top For 1st Time
The two best Class A American Legion Baseball teams in Michigan reside in Delta County. The Gladstone Indians won their first-ever state championship on Saturday, beating the Escanaba Cubs, 4-0, in Gladwin. The Cubs are state runners-up for a second straight year. Click the above headline to read all of the details, see photos taken by Sheila Olsen, and hear the call of the final out and post-game interviews.
Gladstone To Play For State Title; Cubs Stay Alive
The Gladstone Indians used the shutout pitching of Jake Peterson to post a 7-0 win over the host Gladwin Lightning Friday evening. Meanwhile, the Escanaba Cubs beat Hudson, 6-1, and then rallied past Petoskey, 10-6. Click the above headline to read game details and to see photos.
U.P. Teams Have Mixed Success at State Tourney
The American Legion Baseball Class A State Tournament got off to a rough start on Thursday for the Upper Peninsula’s teams. The Escanaba Cubs dropped a 14-5 decision to Petoskey, while the Marquette Blues lost a 1-0 heartbreaker to Hudson. But the Gladstone Indians managed to get a 4-0 win over Petoskey. Click the above headline for more details, photos, and videos.
Legion Baseball State Tournament Starts Thursday
Three Upper Peninsula American Legion Baseball teams will play for a state championship this weekend in downstate Gladwin. The U.P. Zone Five Champion Gladstone Indians, runners-up Escanaba Cubs, and third place Marquette Blues are in the six-team field. Click the above headline to see the tournament schedule, and to see photos and videos from the Gladstone Indians practice. (Pictured above: Jake Pearson in the cage)

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Eskymos Think Positive As Football Season Begins
Friday August 15, 2014



Braves Optimistic As Football Practice Gets Started
Monday August 11, 2014



STATE CHAMPIONS! Indians On Top For 1st Time
Sunday August 3, 2014


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Gladstone To Play For State Title; Cubs Stay Alive
Friday August 1, 2014

U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Midland Berryhill In World Series Title Game
    The Midland Berryhill American Legion Baseball team beat Omaha Neb., 4-3, in the semifinals at the Legion Baseball World Series Monday night in Shelby, N.C. Midland will face Broo0klawn, N.J., in the world championship game Tuesday night (7:00, live on ESPNU Charter Channel 167). Berryhill won Michigan's Class AA state title as well as the regional. The Gladstone Indians won Michigan's Class A state title, but there is no further play for the Class A champions.
  • Gladstone Baseball To Have 'Grand Slam' Run
    The Gladstone High School Baseball team is organizing its annual "Grand Slam" Fall Classic to raise money for the program. It is a 5K Walk Run, and also a 10 Mile Road and Trail run. It will be held on the morning of September 27th in cooperation with the U.P. Road Runners Club. The cost right now is $20 for the 5K and $35 for the 10-Mile. Register on-line at www.active.com or go to www.ghsbb.weebly.com .
  • NMU Having Golf Tryouts This September
    Northern Michigan University head golf coach Kyle Wittenbach will be holding tryouts for the Wildcat golf program alternating between Heritage and Greywalls golf courses September 7, 13 and 20 for the upcoming season. Wittenbach will award up to two players a spot on the roster. Contact Wittenbach at kwittenb@nmu.edu. You must register and have a physical by August 31. Registration Info Here
  • Escanaba Ast. Wrestling Coach Resigns
    Escanaba High School assistant wrestling coach Jim Hansen resigned on Monday. In a statement, Hansen thanked the community for its support and said that he is resigning to be able to spend more time with his family. Hansen is also the Eskymos' head varsity football coach and will remain in that position.