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Tuesday January 27, 2015

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Ten U.P. Kids Finalists For Scholar-Athlete Awards

The Michigan High School Athletic Association has announced the 120 finalists for the annual Scholar-Athlete Awards. They were selected from 1,584 nominees submitted by schools from across Michigan. Of the finalists, ten of them are from the Upper Peninsula.

Three kids from Delta County are in the running: Escanaba's Becca Piron, Mid Peninsula's Hunter Branstrom, and Gladstone's Andy Olesak. Click the above headline to read more details. Pictured above: Escanaba's Becca Piron serves during the 2014 volleyball season.
Eskymos Win UP Title; Braves Have Three Champs

The Escanaba High School wrestling won the Upper Peninsula championship on Saturday at Marquette High School. The Eskymos had 210 points, while the Gladstone Braves were second with 175. Gladstone had three wrestlers win U.P. titles in their weight classes, while Escanaba had five reach the finals but none of them took first place.

Click the above headline to see all of the results. Pictured above: Gladstone's three U.P. champs, (from left Jeremy Kadish, Bradley Gagnon, and James Bruce)
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Tuesday January 27, 2015
7:00 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Kingsford Flivvers. From the Wells Sports Complex. 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. Detroit Red Wings at Florida Panthers. From the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Thursday January 29, 2015
7:00 PM - High School Girls Basketball. Manistique Emeralds vs Norway Knights. From the Manistique High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning. From Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Florida. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

7:15 PM - High School Girls Basketball. Rapid River Rockets at Gladstone Braves. From the Gladstone High School Gym. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Friday January 30, 2015
6:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Houghton Gremlins. From the Wells Sports Complex. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:00 PM - High School Boys Basketball. Manistique Emeralds at Negaunee Miners. From the Lakeview Gym in Negaunee. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

Saturday January 31, 2015
12:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos at Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils. From Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. Marie. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

1:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. On WGLQ-FM (97.1)

Sunday February 1, 2015
2:00 PM - NFL Football. Super Bowl XLIX Pre-Game coverage. From Glendale, Arizona. On WCHT-AM (600).

6:00 PM - NFL Football. Super Bowl XLIX. New England Patriots vs Seattle Seahawks. From Glendale, Arizona. On WCHT-AM (600).

Monday February 2, 2015
7:00 PM - High School Girls Basketball. Manistique Emeralds at Gwinn Model Towners. From the Gwinn High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

7:00 PM - High School Boys Basketball. Gladstone Braves vs Big Bay deNoc Black Bears. From the Gladstone High School Gym. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Tuesday February 3, 2015
7:00 PM - High School Boys Basketball. Gwinn Model Towners at Manistique Emeralds. From the Manistique High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

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

7:15 PM - High School Girls Basketball. Gladstone Braves vs Negaunee Miners. From the Gladstone High School Gym. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Thursday February 5, 2015
5:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Novi Wildcats. The Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase. From the Arctic Coliseum in Chelsea, Mich. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:00 PM - High School Girls Basketball. Manistique Emeralds at Iron Mountain Mountaineers. From the Iron Mountain High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

8:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Colorado Avalanche. From the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Friday February 6, 2015
6:00 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Woodhaven Warriors. From the Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase at Arctic Coliseum in Chelsea, Mich. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:00 PM - High School Boys Basketball. Manistique Emeralds vs Westwood Patriots. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

Saturday February 7, 2015
2:00 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Berkley Bears. From the Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase at Arctic Coliseum in Chelsea, Mich. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Arizona Coyotes. From the Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Monday February 9, 2015
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

Tuesday February 10, 2015
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

7:10 PM - High School Boys Basketball. Gladstone Braves at Marquette Redmen. From the Marquette High School Gym. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Wednesday February 11, 2015
7:15 PM - High School Boys Basketball. Manistique Emeralds at Ishpeming Hematites. From the Ishpeming High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

7:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Pittsburgh Penguins. From the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Penn. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).


LATEST ARTICLES
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY SCORES/SCHEDULE
The 2014-15 high school hockey season is underway 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 underway. Click the above headline to see the schedules and scores from across the U.P.
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL SCORES/SCHEDULE
The 2014-15 Upper Peninsula high school girls basketball season is under way. Click the above headline to see schedules and scores from across the U.P.
Gladstone Cheerleaders Take Braves Invitational
The Gladstone High School competitive cheerleading team took first place at the Braves Invitational on Saturday. The Braves trailed Kingsford by 2 1/2 points after the first round, but they won both the second and third rounds to take the invitational trophy. Click the above headline to see all of Saturday's invitational scores.
Eskymo Wunder Takes Lead In Statewide Contest
Escanaba High School senior Levi Wunder has taken the lead in Internet voting for the state's top high school hockey player. This is part of a contest being run by Warrior Sports. Wunder is the school's all-time leading scorer, and is near the top of the state's scoring standings this season. The contest runs through March. Click the above headline to see how you can vote for Wunder in this contest.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Ten U.P. Kids Finalists For Scholar-Athlete Awards
Monday January 26, 2015

OT Heartbreak: Copper King Rally Stuns Eskymos
Thursday January 22, 2015


Alternative content


Gladstone Wrestlers Overwhelm Ishpeming, 41-24
Wednesday January 21, 2015



Escanaba Wrestlers Sweep Back-To-Back Tri Meets
Wednesday January 21, 2015

U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • NMU Hockey Coach Kyle Back On The Job
    The administrative leave that was placed on Northern Michigan hockey coach Walt Kyle for the past week has been lifted. Derek Hall is Northern Michigan University's Assistant Vice President of Branding and Marketing. He said: "it was decided the short administrative leave was necessary to conduct an internal review, and that review showed no bylaws from the university policy were violated." The administrative leave placed on Associate Director Bridget Berube Carter was also lifted on Monday.
  • Gladstone Boys Get GNC Win On Road
    The Gladstone High School boys basketball team picked up a Great Northern Conference win Friday night, beating the Menominee Maroons, 48-30, in Menominee. Tyler Wells and Ben Schwalbach each scored ten points for the Braves, and Hunter Garling added eight points. Adam Nolde led Menominee with ten points. Gladstone's defense held the Maroons to their lowest offensive output of the season.
  • Viitala Leads Marquette Girls Past Escanaba
    The Marquette High School girls basketball team stayed undefeated on the season Thursday night with a 61-48 win over the Escanaba Eskymos in Marquette. Escanaba trailed by just three points at halftime, but Hunter Viitala had 20 points and seven steals for the Redettes and Marquette pulled away in the second half.
  • Escanaba Gymnasts Come Up Short In Marquette
    The Escanaba High School gymnastics team lost its match to the Marquette Redettes Wednesday night in Marquette. The Redettes won, 112.75-99.475, as Dinele Stewart won the "all-around" with 30.8 points. Escanaba's top finisher was Taylor Lindsey, who ended up in fourth place.