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Wednesday August 17, 2022


TARGET ON BACKS: NCA Begins Quest For 3-Peat

The North Central High School football team has begun its second week of practice with one goal in mind: a third straight MHSAA state championship. Click the above headline to read details, and see photos and interviews from the practice.
Norway Knights Hope To Make 8-Man Playoff Push

The Norway High School football team will play its second season as an eight-man program this fall, and are looking to return to where they were so many times as an 11-man program: the MHSAA playoffs. Click the above headline to hear from the Knights players and coaches.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Friday August 19, 2022
6:00 PM - NFL Exhibition Football. Green Bay Packers vs New Orleans Saints. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Kick-off is 8:00 ET/7:00 CT. Coverage begins at 6:00 ET/5:00 CT on WGLQ-FM (97.1) and WUPZ-FM (94.9 The Bay).

Saturday August 20, 2022
11:45 AM - Women's College Volleyball. Northern Michigan University Wildcats vs Central Michigan University Chippewas. From the Mackinac Island High School Gym. First-ever college volleyball match on Mackinac Island. On WUPT-FM (100.3 The Point Marquette) and WCHT-FM/AM (93.5/600 Escanaba), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com and at https://streamdb7web.securenetsystems.net/cirrusencore/WUPT

12:00 PM - NFL Exhbition Football. Detroit Lions vs Indianapolis Colts. From Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Kick-off is 1:00 ET/12:00 CT. Coverage begins at 12:00 ET/11:00 CT. On WCMM-FM (102.5 The Moose), WJPD-FM (92.3 Marquette), and WMIK-FM (93.1 Iron Mountain).

Monday August 22, 2022
6:00 PM - High School Football Preview Show. Hosted By U.P. Sports Hall-of-Famer Jerry Root, and featuring interviews with area players and coaches. Starts at 6:00 ET/5:00 CT. On WUPF-FM (Eagle 107.3) and on-line at https://streamdb8web.securenetsystems.net/cirrusencore/WUPF

Wednesday August 24, 2022
6:00 PM - High School Football Preview Show. Hosted By U.P. Sports Hall-of-Famer Jerry Root, and featuring interviews with area players and coaches. Starts at 6:00 ET/5:00 CT. On WUPF-FM (Eagle 107.3) and on-line at https://streamdb8web.securenetsystems.net/cirrusencore/WUPF

Thursday August 25, 2022
6:45 PM - Women's College Volleyball. Northern Michigan University Wildcats vs University of Minnesota0-Crookston Eagles. From Vandament Arena in Marquette. On WUPT-FM (100.3 The Point Marquette) and WCHT-FM/AM (93.5/600 Escanaba), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com and at https://streamdb7web.securenetsystems.net/cirrusencore/WUPT

Friday August 26, 2022
12:45 PM - Women's College Volleyball. Northern Michigan University Wildcats vs Cedarville (Ohio) Universitry Yellow Jackets. From Vandament Arena in Marquette. On WUPT-FM (100.3 The Point Marquette) and WCHT-FM/AM (93.5/600 Escanaba), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com and at https://streamdb7web.securenetsystems.net/cirrusencore/WUPT

6:30 PM - High School football. Manistique Emeralds vs Ishpeming Hematites. From the Manistique High School. On WTIQ-FM/AM (98.5/1490) and on-line at www.radioresultsnetwork.com.

6:30 PM - High School Football. Rapid River Rockets vs Engadine Eagles. From Rapid River, Michigan. On WUPF-FM (Eagle 107.3) and on-line at 

6:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves vs Calumet Copper Kings. From the Marble Athletic Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-FM/AM (93,5/600) and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

6:45 PM - Women's College Volleyball. Northern Michigan University Wildcats vs Upper Iowa University Peacocks. From Vandament Arena in Marquette. On WUPT-FM (100.3 The Point Marquette) and on-line at www.rrnsports.com and at https://streamdb7web.securenetsystems.net/cirrusencore/WUPT

7:45 PM - High School Football. Kingsford Flivvers vs Green Bay East Red Devils. From Flivver Field in Kingsford. Game time is 7:00 CT/8:00 ET. On WZNL-FM (94.3 The Breeze), and on-line at www.radioresultsnetwork.com/breeze

Saturday August 27, 2022
12:45 PM - Women's College Volleyball. Bay College Norse vs Alpena Community College Lumberjacks. From the Bay College Gym in Escanaba. FIRST-EVER NORSE HOME VOLLEYBALL MATCH. On WCHT-FM/AM (93.5/600) and on-line at www.rrnsports.com. Also on WMIQ-AM (1450) Iron Mountain.

5:00 PM - Women's College Volleyball. Bay College Norse vs Milwaukee Area Technical College Stormers. From the Bay College Gym in Escanaba. On WCHT-FM/AM (93.5/600) and on-line at www.rrnsports.com. Also on WMIQ-AM (1450) in Iron Mountain.

6:45 PM - Women's College Volleyball. Northern Michigan University Wildcats vs Bemidji State University (Minn.) Beavers. From Vandament Arena in Marquette. On WUPT-FM (100.3 The Point Marquette). JOINED IN PROGRESS AFTER BAY COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL on WCHT-FM/AM (93.5/600 Escanaba), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com and at https://streamdb7web.securenetsystems.net/cirrusencore/WUPT


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NMU Graduate Black Captures UPGA Golf Tourney
Northern Michigan University graduate and former NMU golfer Chris Black won the Upper Peninsula Golf Association Men's Championship on Sunday in Iron Mountain. The 24-year-old from Northern Ireland won by three strokes. Click the above headline for details.
SOGGY SATURDAY: Bark River Off-Roads Begin
Rain met competitors as AMSOIL Championship Off-Road made its annual trip to Bark River on Saturday. Muddy conditions are part of off-road, and a great equalizer as driver’s must be both cautious and aggressive to win. Click the above headline for details.
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Joey Pontbriand survived a crash-filled event plagued with numerous yellows to emerge triumphant in the Auto Value Super Stock feature at Norway Speedway Friday night. Unfortunately, Mother Nature claimed victory in the other classes as all of the other divisions feature races were washed out. Click the above headline for details.
Iron Mountain's Tom Izzo Will Be 'Spartan For Life'
Michigan State men's basketball head coach Tom Izzo has agreed to terms on a new contract, MSU Vice President and Director of Athletics Alan Haller announced Thursday. Clicked the above headline to read details about Izzo's new contract.
Rapid River Football Hoping To Return To Playoffs
The Rapid River High School football program is hoping to make a playoff push this season after winning just two games a year ago and missing the playoffs. The Rockets have a new head coach, a larger roster, and a new schedule. Click the above headline for details.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
TARGET ON BACKS: NCA Begins Quest For 3-Peat
Tuesday August 16, 2022



Norway Knights Hope To Make 8-Man Playoff Push
Monday August 15, 2022



SOGGY SATURDAY: Bark River Off-Roads Begin
Sunday August 14, 2022



Rapid River Football Hoping To Return To Playoffs
Thursday August 11, 2022



U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Northern Michigan University Hires Diving Coach
    The Northern Michigan University Swim and Dive team has announced the addition of Christopher Kelly as the Diving Coach.Kelly has nine years of combined diving and coaching experience. He attended and dove for Grand Valley State from 2017-2021 and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Biology. Along with competing for the Lakers, he coached diving at West Michigan Academy. He is a well-awarded collegiate athlete, winning GLIAC Diver of the year three years in a row (2019-2021).
  • Michigan Tech Hires New Assistant Hockey Coach

    Jordy Murray has been named an Assistant Coach with the Michigan Tech hockey team, Head Coach Joe Shawhan announced on Tuesday (July 19). Murray played collegiately at Wisconsin and was a volunteer assistant coach at Notre Dame during the 2021-22 season. "I am excited to announce the addition of Jordy Murray to our staff," Shawhan said. "He comes highly recommended with the skills and desire to help us in the areas that we are most in need of improvement."

  • NMU Hockey Coach To Serve As Team USA Ast Coach

    Northern Michigan University Hockey Coach Grant Potulny will serve as an assistant coach for the 2022 U.S. National Junior Team.  He is making his fourth appearance on a U.S. National Junior Team staff after serving on the bench for both gold medal-winning teams in 2017 and 2013. Potulny also served on the bronze-winning 2018 team. The World Junior tournament takes place on Aug. 9-20 in Edmonton, Alberta. It was initially supposed to take place from Dec. 26, 2021, to Jan. 5, 2022, but was canceled due to COVID-19.

  • Hainault Named Women's Hoop Coach At Finlandia
    Brandi Hainault has been promoted to head coach of the Finlandia University women's basketball team.  She is set to begin her duties, July 13.  Hainault has spent the last three years as the assistant coach for the Lions. Hainault was the head coach of girls' basketball at Chassell High School (Mich.) (2012-18).  During her six years, she led the Panthers to a record of 65-60, three trips to the District championship game, two district titles and a regional championship.  In 2017-18, Hainault took Chassell to the Class D State Championship game. Hainault replaces Mariah LaPointe-Dunham who left to be the athletic director at Baraga High School.