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Tuesday June 19, 2018


Eskymos Celebrate D2 Softball State Championship

The Escanaba community gathered Monday night to celebrate the Eskymo softball team's state championship. The girls won the Division Two state title on Saturday at Michigan State University, 5-0, over South Haven. Click the above headline for photos, interviews.
Gladstone's Clay Cole Named To D3 All-State Team

Gladstone High School senior Clay Cole has been named to the Division Three All-State First Team by the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association. Cole was selected as an outfielder, and he was also the ace of the Braves pitching staff. He batted .467 this season, scoring 31 runs in the lead-off spot. He was 4-1 on the mound with a 2.07 ERA. In Division Four, Norway senior Micah Wilson was named to the All-State First Team.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Monday June 18, 2018
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600).

Tuesday June 19, 2018
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live". From the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5 The Moose).

Thursday June 21, 2018
5:45 PM - American Legion Baseball. Escanaba Cubs vs Gladstone Indians. Gregg Johnson Memorial Tournament. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Friday June 22, 2018
1:45 PM - American Legion Baseball. Gladstone Indians vs Eastern U.P. Travelers. Gregg Johnson Memorial Tournament. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

6:45 PM - American Legion Baseball. Gregg Johnson Memorial Tournament. Gladstone Indians vs Bark River Bucs. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Saturday June 23, 2018
7:15 PM - American Legion Baseball. Escanaba Cubs vs Bark River Bucs. Gregg Johnson Memorial Tournament. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

8:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Camping World Truck Series 200-lap race. From the Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis, Missouri. On WCMM-FM (102.5 The Moose), and WUPG-FM (Maverick 96.7).

Sunday June 24, 2018
1:00 PM - American Legion Baseball. Gregg Johnson Memorial Tournament Championship Game. Teams TBA. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

2:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Monster Energy NASCAR Series 350-lap race. From the in Sonoma Raceway in California. On WCMM-FM (102.5 The Moose), and WUPG-FM (Maverick 96.7)


LATEST ARTICLES
THIRD TIME'S THE CHARM: Eskymos Win It All
Gabi Salo fired a three-hit shutout and Dakota Cloutier blasted two run-scoring doubles as the Escanaba Eskymos won their first-ever softball state championship, 5-0, over South Haven Saturday. Click the above headline for photos, videos, interviews.
END OF THE LINE: Braves, Lauscher Fall In Semis
The Gladstone Braves baseball team fell behind by six runs, staged a last minute rally, but fell to Madison Heights Bishop Foley Catholic, 7-5, in a Division Three state semifinal at Michigan State University. Click the above headline for details, photos, videos.
ONE MORE TO GO: Esky Advances To State Finals
Gabi Salo allowed just one baserunner over the final five innings and the Escanaba Eskymos slipped past the Eaton Rapids Greyhounds, 2-0, in a Division Two state semifinal game Thursday at Michigan State University. Click the above headline for details.
WINNING UGLY: Braves Overcome Mistakes, 3-2
The Gladstone High School baseball team hit into four double plays, had no RBI hits, and could not get down a bunt on Tuesday. But the Braves still found a way to beat Standish-Sterling, 3-2, in a state quarterfinal contest in Petoskey. Click the above headline to see photos, videos, listen to radio replays, and interviews.
Escanaba Girls Dominate Saginaw Swan Valley, 9-1
The Escanaba High School girls softball team rolled into the state semifinal round on Tuesday with a 9-1 win over Saginaw Swan Valley at Central Michigan University. Gabi Salo did the job in the circle, and she got plenty of help as Maddy Griffin and Lexi Chaillier both hit home runs. Click the above headline to see photos taken by Mary Gauthler.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Eskymos Celebrate D2 Softball State Championship
Monday June 18, 2018


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THIRD TIME'S THE CHARM: Eskymos Win It All
Saturday June 16, 2018




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END OF THE LINE: Braves, Lauscher Fall In Semis
Friday June 15, 2018




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ONE MORE TO GO: Esky Advances To State Finals
Thursday June 14, 2018




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U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Escanaba Cubs, Gladstone Indians Meet Thursday
    The Escanaba Cubs and Gladstone Indians will face each other to open the Gregg Johnson Memorial Tournament Thursday night at Al Ness Field. Game time is 6:00. The Indians will host Sault Ste. Marie (2:00) and Bark River (7:00) on Friday, then host Marquette on Saturday (4:00). The Cubs will host the Sault at 5:30 Friday, and Marquette at 8:00 Friday, then will close tournament pool play against Bark River Saturday at 7:30. There are ten teams in this year's field. Championship game is Sunday at 1:00 in Escanaba.