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Monday August 29, 2016

Model Towners Dominate Braves In Season Opener

The Gwinn Model Towners scored 30 points in the first half and rolled to a 36-16 win over the Gladstone Braves Friday night at the Marble Athletic Field. Click the above headline to read game details, see photos taken by Eric Thompson, and videos taken by Nate Bellville.
Eskymos Take Advantage Of Alpena Mistakes, 24-8

Scout Wunder scored two touchdowns and the Escanaba Eskymos took advantage of Alpena penalties and turnovers to post a 24-8 win Thursday night in Alpena. Paul Carne added a field goal and three extra point kicks for the Eskymos. Click the above headline for more details.
Sunday August 28, 2016
1:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup. Pure Michigan 400. From the Michigan International Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5) and WUPG-FM (96.7).

Monday August 29, 2016
6:00 PM - The NMU Show: Everything Wildcat Sports. On WUPT-FM (100.3) and on-line at

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

Tuesday August 30, 2016
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live". From the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Thursday September 1, 2016
5:30 PM - NFL Pre-season football. Detroit Lions vs Buffalo Bills. From Ford Field in Detroit. Kick-off is 7:30 ET. Coverage begins at 5:30 ET on WTIQ-AM (1490).

6:00 PM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs. From Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. Kick-off is 8:00 ET. Coverage begins at 6:00. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

6:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves at Benzie Central Huskies. From Benzonia, Michigan. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at .

7:30 PM - High School football. Stephenson Eagles vs Ewen Trout Creek Panthers. From Stephenson High School. On WUPF-FM (107.3), and on-line at 

Friday September 2, 2016
6:30 PM - High School Football. Manistique Emeralds at Ishpeming Hematites. From the Ishpeming Playgrounds. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at

7:00 PM - College Football. Michigan State University Spartans vs Furman Paladins. From Spartan Stadium in East Lansing. Kick-off is 7:00. Coverage begins at 5:30 on WUPG-FM (96.7).

7:30 PM - High School Football. North Central Jets at Forest Park Trojans. From Crystal Falls, Michigan. On WUPF-FM (107.3), and on-line at

Saturday September 3, 2016
12:30 PM - College Football. Northern Michigan University Wildcats vs Lake Erie College Storm. From the Superior Dome in Marquette. On WUPT-FM (100.3) and on-line at

3:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. XFinity Series 200-mile race. From Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina. On WCMM-FM (102.5) and WUPG-FM (96.7).

Sunday September 4, 2016
2:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Camping World Truck Series 250-mile race. From Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Ontario, Canada. On WCMM-FM (102.5) and WUPG-FM (96.7).

5:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cuip Series. Southern 500 from Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. On WCMM-FM (102.5) and WUPG-FM (96.7).

The 2016 Upper Peninsula high school football season is under way. Click the above headline to see the weekly scores and schedules for all U.P. teams.
NCA Jets Soar In Opener As Title Defense Begins
Jason Whitens threw five touchdown passes and ran in another score as the North Central Jets opened their season Thursday night with a 60-14 win over Luck, Wis. Click the above headline for more details and to hear post-game interviews with Whitens and Tyler Bentley.
Eskymo Girls Sweep Singles To Tie Menominee, 4-4
The Escanaba High School girls tennis team won all four singles matches on Thursday to tie the Menominee Maroons, 4-4, in a Great Northern Conference match. Megan Marenger rallied from a set down to win at #4 singles, preserving the tie. Click the above headline for details, photos.
Braves Tennis Sweeps Doubles To Top Eskymos, 5-3
The Gladstone Braves won all four doubles matches and beat the Escanaba Eskymos, 5-3, in girls tennis action Monday afternoon at Pfotenhauer Park. Click the above headline to read photos and see photos, videos. (Pictured above: Gladstone's Kara Salo and Paige Loehr celebrate a winner)
Escanaba, Gladstone Girls Open Volleyball Seasons
The high school volleyball season began on Saturday with tournaments in Munising, Kingsford, and Sault Ste. Marie. The Escanaba Eskymos and Gladstone Braves both made the long trip to the Soo to play in the seven-team tournament. Click the above headline to see the scores. (File photo)

Model Towners Dominate Braves In Season Opener
Friday August 26, 2016

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NCA Jets Soar In Opener As Title Defense Begins
Thursday August 25, 2016

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Eskymo Girls Sweep Singles To Tie Menominee, 4-4
Thursday August 25, 2016

Braves Tennis Sweeps Doubles To Top Eskymos, 5-3
Monday August 22, 2016

  • Carney-Nadeau Wins First Football Game

    The Carney-Nadeau High School football team won its first-ever game  Thursday night in come-from-behind fashion. The Wolves beat Ewen-Trout Creek, 36-26, in the western U.P.  Quarterback Jordan Belec scored four touchdowns, including the first one in Wolves history. Carney rallied from a 26-14 deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Panthers.

  • Gladstone Braves Third At Westwood Invite
    The Gladstone High School tennis team took third place at the seven-team Westwood Invitational on Thursday in West Ishpeming. Negaunee won the event with 35 points. West Iron County took second with 31, and the Braves were third with 22 points (one better than fourth place Westwood).
  • Escanaba's Joey Wolfe Wins Munising Invite
    The high school cross country season began on Tuesday with the Munising Invitational. Ishpeming was the winner in the boys race with 40 points, while Escanaba was second with 57. Escanaba's Joey Wolfe was the winner in 17:36. Marinette edged Menominee by one point, 68-69, to win the girls meet.
  • NMU Golf Teams Holding Golf Outing

    The Northern Michigan golf teams will hold their College-Am, Men's and Women's Golf Outing Saturday, Sept. 17 at the NMU Golf Course. Fans, alumni and community members can register online at this link. For $100, you will receive 18 holes of golf, a cart (two per team), lunch and complimentary refreshments on the course. You will also be eligible for prizes.