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A TENNIS RIVALRY: Escanaba Outlasts Gladstone
The Escanaba Eskymos beat the Gladstone Braves, 6-1, in boys tennis Monday at Pfotenhauer Park. But several of the matches were tough, three-set affairs. Click the above headline to see the results, and to see photos and video highlights from the match.
Schwartz, Rubick Lead Rockets To Twinbill Sweep
The Rapid River Rockets swept a softball doubleheader from the Bark River-Harris Broncos on Monday, winning 10-0 and 14-3. The Rockets got a perfect game from Erika Schwartz in the first game, and Erica Rucbick (pictured) hit two home runs in the nightcap. Click the above headline for more details. (Michelle Rubick photo)
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Monday May 2, 2016
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk". From the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).
Tuesday May 3, 2016
4:45 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves at Escanaba Eskymos. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Thursday May 5, 2016
4:00 PM - High School Bseball. Gladstone Braves at Marquette Redmen. From Haley Memorial Field in Marquette. THIS IS A DOUBLEHEADER. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Friday May 6, 2016
4:30 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves vs Peshtigo Bulldogs. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Saturday May 7, 2016
12:45 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos at Shawano Hawks. From the Shawano Memorial Park in Wisconsin. THIS IS A DOUBLEHEADER. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
6:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 400-mile race. From Kansas Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Monday May 9, 2016
4:00 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos at Bark River-Harris Broncos. From Bark River. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Thursday May 12, 2016
4:15 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos at Gladstone Braves. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Friday May 13, 2016
4:15 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves vs Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. THIS IS A DOUBLEHEADER. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Saturday May 14, 2016
12:00 AM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Lions Tournament. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. Teams and Times To Be Announced. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Gladstone Jayvees Win First-Ever Home Game, 7-4
The Gladstone High School junior varsity baseball team played its first-ever home game Monday night, and beat the Stephenson Eagles varsity team, 7-4, in nine innings at Don Olsen Field. Click the above headline to see photos from the game.
WINNING BIG: Eskymos Beat #1 Livonia Ladywood
The Escanaba High School softball team won three games at the Michigan Stars Tournament in downstate Grand Blanc on Saturday. And the biggest win came against the state's top-ranked team: Livonia Ladywood. Click the above headline for details, photos.
Marquette Lakeview Arena Named Hockeyville USA
Marquette is officially Hockeyville USA. The community and Lakeview Arena have been named the winners of a national contest that saw 85,000 communities enter. Marquette was announced the winner on Saturday afternoon. Click the above headline for details.
The Rapid River High School softball team won four games at a tournament in Marquette on Saturday. The Rockets beat Hancock twice, 15-0 and 19-0, and then topped Calumet twice, 5-2 and 18-0. On Friday, Raid River beat Houghton twice, 10-0 and 9-0. The Rockets scored 76 runs in the six games they played this weekend and had 69 base hits.
Manistique Girls Win Two Softball Games
The Manistique Emeralds girls softball team won both ends of a doubleheader Thursday afternoon, posting 3-0 and 4-1 wins over the Negaunee Miners. Manistique's Bre Richey pitched complete games in both contests, striking out 12 batters and walking just three in the twinbill. Richey also had a double and a triple at the plate. Ashley Menominee had three hits and freshman Abby Burnham had two doubles.
Rapid River, Escanaba Win County Meets
The Rapid High School boys track team won the championship of the Delta County Track Meet on Thursday...the first time the Rockets ever won the event. The Escanaba Eskymos won the girls championship. The Gladstone Braves finished third in both the boys and girls track meets.
Rapid River Walk/Run Fundraiser Set
The 2nd Annual 5k, 10k Rocket Dash Run/Walk is set for Saturday, May 14th. Registration 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Registration forms are available at the Rapid River school and at local businesses. This is a fundraiser for the Rapid River Sports Boosters. Entry Fees: $20 each or $15 for each additional family member. UPPRC members get a $2 discount.