Seniors Justin Jurek and Jake Peterson drove in five and four runs, respectively, on a foggy, rainy evening. Click the above headline to read details, and to see photos and videos taken by Nate Bellville. And to see all of the U.P. baseball schedules and scores.
Superior Central, Newberry, Gwinn, and Cheboygan also posted softball wins Tuesday. Click the above headline to see all of Tuesday's scores, and upcoming schedules.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Friday May 29, 2015
5:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Camping World Truck Series 200-mile race. From Dover International Raceway in Dover, Delaware. On WCHT-AM (600).
Saturday May 30, 2015
12:00 PM - High School Baseball. MHSAA Division Three District Semifinals. Gladstone Braves vs Negaunee Miners. From IronTown Field in Negaunee. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
2:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. XFinity Series 200-mile race. From the Dover International Raceway in Dover, Delaware. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
3:00 PM - High School Baseball. MHSAA Division Two District Championship Game. Escanaba Eskymos vs Cheboygan or Sault Ste. Marie. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. (IF ESCANABA WINS IN MORNING GAME). On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
5:00 PM - High School Baseball. MHSAA Division Three District Championship Game. Gladstone Braves vs Houghton or Superior Central. (IF GLADSTONE WINS). From IronTown Field in Negaunee. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
Sunday May 31, 2015
12:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup Series 400-mile race. From Dover International Raceway in Dover, Delaware. On WCMM-FM (102.5).
Monday June 1, 2015
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).
Tuesday June 2, 2015
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5)
Escanaba Tennis Team Sweeps West Iron County
The Escanaba High School boys tennis team tuned up for the U.P. Finals with an 8-0 dual meet win over West Iron County under rainy conditions on Tuesday afternoon. Click the above headline to read the details.
MHSAA Recounts Early Days Of Escanaba Baseball
The Escanaba High School baseball program was launched in 2002, and the program has seen a lot of success in the recent years. But many people don't realize that there was an Eskymo baseball program back in the 1950's. The Michigan High School Athletic Association is remembering that early program. Click the above headline to read details.
Punzel Pitching, Hitting Powers Eskymos To Sweep
Brandon Punzel pitched a one-hitter and had two hits to lead the Escanaba Eskymos to a 5-1 win over Kingsford in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. Then Punzel drove in two runs as the Eskymos won the nightcap, 5-0. Click the above headline to read details, see photos and videos taken by Sandi Young, and hear interviews.
Lynch Handcuffs Braves In Regular Season Finale
Riley Lynch scattered five hits over six innings and struck out eleven batters to lead the Marquette Redmen to a 5-1 win over the Gladstone Braves Friday night in Marquette. Justin Jurek's RBI single in the first inning plated Gladstone's only run.
Click the above headline to read details and to see photos and videos taken by Laura Lamberg. Pictured above: Lynch was in control for most of Friday's game.
Eskymos Win GNC Golf Title; Braves Take Second
The Escanaba Eskymos edged the Gladstone Braves to win the Great Northern Conference boys golf championship Thursday in Marquette. The Eskymos won with 322 strokes, with Gladstone second at 325 and Marquette third with 329. Marquette won the girls title.
Click the above headline to read details. Pictured above: Kyle Pouliot was the medalist.
Marquette Baseball Closes Season With Wins
The Marquette High School baseball team won both games over the Houghton Gremlins on Tuesday in the Copper Country. Marquette closed the regular season with a pair of wins, 2-0 and 10-0. Marquette finished the regular season with a 21-11 record. The Redmen host the HSAA Division One District Tournament this Saturday at Haley Field.
Munising Sweeps Conference Track Meets
The Munising High School track teams won both the boys and girls Skyline Central Conference meets Friday in Felch. In the boys meet, Munising won with 147 points. Rapid River was second with 98 and North Central took third with 83 points. In the girls meet, the Mustangs won with 134 points. Bark River-Harris was second with 83 points and Rapid River was third with 76.
Kingsford Wins GNC Tennis Championship
The Kingsford High School tennis team cruised to the Great Northern Conference championship Thursday in Marquette. The Flivvers won with 46 points. Marquette was second with 36, and Menominee was third with 34. Escanaba finished fourth with 23 points. Gladstone was fifth and West Iron County was in sixth place.
Beveridge Hired As Esky Girls Hoops Coach
Mike Beveridge was hired by the Escanaba School Board this past Monday night to be the next Varsity Girls' Basketball Head Coach for Escanaba High School. Beveridge, most recently, has been the EHS girls' freshmen basketball coach the last 2 seasons. He is a long time teacher in the Escanaba district, and has coached football at different levels. "We are excited to hire Mike for this job and excited for the future of our program," Eskymo Athletic Director Nick Nolde said.